The Assistant Athletics Director, Compliance directs all aspects of the NCAA compliance program. Develops procedures and policies to monitor and ensure compliance with the university, NCAA, and conference rules and regulations in the areas of recruiting, financial aid, amateurism, and initial eligibility.
Essential Job Duties
•Directs all aspects of the NCAA compliance program. Develops policies and procedures to monitor and ensure compliance with the university, NCAA, and conference rules and regulations in the areas of recruiting, financial aid, amateurism, and initial eligibility.
•Ensures all student-athletes are eligible to participate in the intercollegiate athletics programs. Works with the NCAA Initial eligibility Clearinghouse in processing eligibility requirements.
•Coordinates and submits the federal graduation report and the NCAA Graduation Success Rate (GSR).
•Trains staff in the operations of the Compliance Office and their responsibility and accountability to the university, ASUN, NCAA, and CCSA. Provides training and education to university staff and athletes regarding compliance issues.
•Collects, organizes, and submits Academic Performance Program (specifically APR) and graduation rate information to the NCAA. Provides updates and reports to coaches and administration. Assists in the coordination of athletic academic certification.
•Develops and conducts rules education programs. Interprets NCAA rules and pursues waivers and appeals. Investigates and submits violations to the conference office and/or NCAA.
•Develops and maintains NCAA Division I Compliance Manual and Recruitment Manual. Updates the rules education information and compliance forms on the compliance website. Generates and maintains all compliance forms.
•Serves as the liaison to the Registrar, Faculty Athletic Representative, and Financial Aid and Student Affairs offices.
•Ensures the compliance of all university athletics programs with NCAA rules and regulations governing financial aid to student-athletes. Monitors all financial aid awarded to student-athletics and assists the financial aid office with NCAA squad lists. Compiles and obtains signatures on NCAA eligibility certification forms and squad lists.
•Implements university tuition waiver and scholarship policies. Oversees the National Letter of Intent Program to include the development of all scholarship agreements and tracking NCAA individual and team grant-in-aid limits.
•Oversees the evaluation and articulation of transcripts in the recruiting process in relation to transfer eligibility. Monitors official recruiting visits, camps/clinics and NCAA complimentary admissions.
•Collects and monitors all NCAA required paperwork. Serves on the UAAC and NCAA Certification Committees. Attends seminars, conferences, and other professional development opportunities.
•Complies with all University, ASUN, or CCSA regulations, as applicable, as well as all NCAA rules and regulations. Remains current with all changes in NCAA, as well as changes to University, ASUN and CCSA rules and regulations, as applicable, regarding intercollegiate athletics. This includes the requirement for self-reporting any possible rule violations. Any violation of NCAA rules is prohibited and may result in disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment.
•Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in an appropriate area of specialization.
Four years of collegiate compliance experience.
Experience planning, organizing, and directing the work of assigned personnel.
Experience operating a personal computer and proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook).
Master’s or Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited institution in an appropriate area of specialization.
NCAA Division I compliance experience.
Experience with ARMS, Compliance Assistant internet (CAi), and Banner software.
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