The Director of Compliance assists the Senior Associate Athletics Director to ensure compliance with all aspects of NCAA rules and regulations governing intercollegiate athletic operations. This position provides general oversight and day-to-day functions of the recruiting and eligibility processes for all sports other than football.
What You'll Do:
- Oversee and implement the NCAA waiver process for eligibility, amateurism issues, medical hardships, legislative relief and student-athlete reinstatement.
- Serve as the primary compliance representative for the NCAA Academic Progress Rate process.
- Administer the playing season regulations for assigned sports . This includes, but is not limited to, working with coaches and respective sport administrators to declare the playing season in each sport, other than football, prior to the beginning of the institution’s playing season for that sport.
- Coordinate the monitoring of playing and practice sessions and countable athletic related activities (CARA) to ensure compliance with NCAA rules and guidelines for assigned sports. Duties include random attendance and monitoring of team practices, monitoring student-athletes activities during summer period, and verification with the strength and conditioning staff and student-athletes.
- Research rule interpretations for athletic department staff members, including researching questions regarding NCAA rules presented by coaching staff, athletic administrators and personnel from other departments.
- Participate in NCAA rules education procedures and processes to assure understanding of NCAA regulations.
- A minimum of two (2) years of experience in NCAA rules compliance required, preferably at the Division I level.
- Ability to maintain high standard of ethics and integrity related to intercollegiate athletics.
- Demonstrated knowledge of Division I (FBS) intercollegiate athletics.
- Demonstrated knowledge of NCAA and conference guidelines, policies, rules and regulations with the ability to interpret, apply, enforce and explain such policies and rules.
- Maintain knowledge of state and University policies and procedures.
- Exhibit strong creative, organizational and interpersonal skills.
- Demonstrated knowledge of correct English, grammar, spelling, punctuation and sentence structure.
- Demonstrated ability in public speaking skills.
- Demonstrated ability to function professionally under high stress and confrontational circumstances.