Assistant Director of Athletics for Compliance Services (Program Specialist 2), UCP 7

Job Title: Assistant Director of Athletics for Compliance Services (Program Specialist 2), UCP 7
Job ID: 2018045
Location: Storrs Campus
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Job Posting

The University of Connecticut is accepting applications and nominations for the position of Assistant Director of Athletics for Compliance Services. This individual will report directly to the Associate Director of Athletics for Compliance Services.

Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: serve as main compliance office contact for select varsity sports and internal/external constituents related to all NCAA Bylaws; develop and conduct a comprehensive rules education program for coaches, staff, student-athletes, and other constituencies with emphasis on newly-adopted legislation; serve as a resource for student-athletes, coaches, staff members and the university community regarding NCAA rules, and provide interpretations related to all NCAA bylaws; submit NCAA and conference waivers, and reinstatement cases; investigate potential NCAA violations, and report as necessary through the NCAA Applications Portal; track and educate on new or revised NCAA bylaws and conference policies; serve as liaison with the American Athletic Conference on compliance matters; update, create, and execute necessary policies and procedures to assist in demonstrating institutional controls and an atmosphere of compliance; assist with NCAA reporting, including, Academic Progress Rate (APR), Graduation Success Rate (GSR), and Sport Sponsorship; provide game day support for various sporting events, including review of complimentary admissions; collaborate with various university departments related to student-athlete support services, including Residential Life, Dining Services, International Student & Scholar Services, and the UConn Bookstore; supervise the day-to-day responsibilities of student worker(s) and intern(s); and perform other related duties as assigned by the Associate Director of Athletics for Compliance Services.

Minimum Qualifications

J.D. or Master's degree in Sport Management or related field; three-to-five years of NCAA rules compliance experience (within the past seven years) from a Division I compliance office, a collegiate athletic conference and/or the NCAA, including demonstrated experience with the NCAA Applications Portal; comprehensive knowledge of NCAA compliance and proven ability to appropriately apply rules while assisting coaches and staff in achieving objectives; demonstrated ability to produce reliable results, regularly exercise good judgment, and problem solve; excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

Prior NCAA compliance experience with a Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) institution; NCAA compliance experience at multiple institutions, including a Power 5 school; supervisory experience; prior experience with the submission of NCAA and conference waivers and student-athlete reinstatement requests; prior experience with a recruiting software system.

Appointment Terms

The University offers outstanding benefits including employee and dependent tuition waivers at UConn, and a highly desirable work environment. Salary will be commensurate with experience

To Apply

Candidates should submit a letter of application, resume, and the names of three references. Screening of applicants will begin immediately. Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # 2018045)

This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on August 15, 2017.

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at

The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University's teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn's ranking as one of the nation's top research universities. UConn's faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.


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