Assists in the coordination and maintenance of a comprehensive compliance program. Establishes, implements, monitors, and enforces policies and procedures that will enable the University, athletic department, student-athletes, and representatives of athletics interests to be in compliance with NCAA, Conference USA, and University regulations, as well as state and federal laws. Responsible for running the day-to-day operations of the Athletic Compliance Office with oversight from the Executive Associate Athletic Director.
1.Adheres to University and department policies, procedures, and regulations. Adheres to laws, bylaws, rules, policies, regulations, and constitutional provisions of the federal government, state of Mississippi, IHL Board, The University of Southern Mississippi, NCAA, Conference USA, or any other governing authority.
2.Provides education of athletic staff members, student-athletes, representatives of athletics interests, and the community regarding NCAA and Conference USA rules and regulations. Provides interpretations of NCAA rules.
3.Works closely with the Student Academic Enhancement Staff and Registrar to determine initial and continuing eligibility.
4.Monitors all recruiting activities.
5.Investigates and reports NCAA infractions.
6.Tracks information related to amateurism, employment, and extra benefits.
7.Reviews playing schedules and monitors practice schedules.
8.Generates and implements effective operating procedures and administration systems to ensure proper institutional control.
9.Performs other duties as assigned by the President, Athletic Director, or the Executive Associate Athletic Director.
Master’s degree or higher and two years related experience and/or training.
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