Assistant Director Of Compliance, Athletics

Location
Knoxville, TN
Posted
Jun 06, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Description
Assistant Director of Compliance, Athletics
Full-time, Market Range 10

Compliance. The Assistant Director works in conjunction with the Compliance Office staff to implement NCAA, SEC and University of Tennessee rules and regulations. The Assistant Director provides interpretations of NCAA and SEC legislation to coaches, administrators, student-athletes and boosters as needed. The Assistant Director also serves as a liaison between the Compliance Office and coaching staffs, sport administrators and other University entities.

Serve as Bylaw Practitioner for NCAA Bylaw 12 (Amateurism and Athletics Eligibility): Monitor and document legislative requirements and procedural matters related to NCAA Bylaw 12 for Men's Golf, Women's Golf, Rowing, Soccer, Swimming & Diving and Softball including, but not limited to:
- Amateurism certification
- Participation reports
-Student-athlete promotional activities
- Assist with interpretive inquiries of NCAA and SEC legislation and University policies related to NCAA Bylaw 12
- Assist with NCAA and SEC waiver requests related to NCAA Bylaw 12
- Assist with processing of NCAA Level III violations related to NCAA Bylaw 12.

Serve as Bylaw Practitioner for NCAA Bylaw 14 (Eligibility): Monitor and document legislative requirements and procedural matters related to NCAA Bylaw 14 for Men's Golf, Women's Golf, Rowing, Soccer, Swimming & Diving and Softball including, but not limited to:
- Initial, continuing and transfer student-athlete eligibility certification
- Prospective student-athlete transcript evaluations and status reports
- Roster management
- Squad lists
- Transfer Portal requests
- Walk-on/tryout certification
- Assist with interpretive inquiries of NCAA and SEC legislation and University policies related to NCAA Bylaw 14
- Assist with NCAA and SEC waiver requests related to NCAA Bylaw 14
- Assist with processing of NCAA Level III violations related to NCAA Bylaw 14

Serve as Sport Facilitator for Men's Golf and Women's Golf, and Administrative Facilitator for Fan Experience/Marketing, Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA), IMG Learfield Ticket Solutions, Spirit Squad and Sports Nutrition/Smokey's Grill.
- Respond to interpretive inquiries of NCAA and SEC legislation and University policies related to Sport and Administrative Facilitator assignments
- Prepare and submit NCAA and SEC waiver requests related to Sport and Administrative Facilitator assignments including athletics activity waivers, extension of eligibility waivers, hardship waivers, initial-eligibility waivers, legislative relief waivers, progress-toward-degree waivers, and season of competition/participation waivers
- Investigate and file NCAA Level III violations related to Sport and Administrative Facilitator assignments
- Process student-athlete reinstatement requests related to Sport and Administrative Facilitator assignments
- Conduct and document rules education meetings with coaches, staff members and student-athletes for Sport and Administrative Facilitator assignments
-Conduct and document Beginning and End of the Year team meetings related to Sport Facilitator assignments

Assist with matters related to various NCAA bylaws including, but not limited to:
- Camps and clinics - National Letter of Intent (NLI), SEC Financial Aid Agreement (SECFAA) and/or Institutional Financial Aid Agreement (IFAA) signings
- Financial Aid From Outside Sources
- Recruiting visits (official and unofficial)
- Recruiting visit requisitions
- Student-athlete employment/fee-for-lesson documentation
- Student-athlete outside competition documentation
- Team travel requisitions
- Textbook distribution Secondary contact for NCAA Bylaws 12 and 14 for Baseball, Men’s Basketball, Women’s Basketball, Football, Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis, Track & Field / Cross Country and Volleyball

Assist with operation of player-guest and prospective student-athlete ticket lists as determined by the Senior Associate Athletics Director for Regulatory Affairs
Represent the Compliance Office on the Compliance Review Committee and Eligibility Subcommittee



Qualifications
Education:
Master's Degree in Sport Administration, MBA (related field may be substituted)

Experience:
- A minimum of 1-3 years in NCAA administration or compliance
- A strong understanding of the rules and regulations associated with the NCAA and SEC programs
- Experience working efficiently with student-athletes, coaches and officials regarding compliance issues
- Working knowledge of LSDBi and the NCAA Eligibility Center

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Significant working knowledge of the rules and regulations set forth by the NCAA and SEC
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- Strong computer skills
-Ability to multi-task and effectively balance multiple situations
- Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and projects according to the severity and importance
- Self-motivated with the ability to work independently as well as in a team-oriented environment
- Qualities of emotional maturity, genuineness, self-confidence, common sense and good judgment
- Ability to make good, consistent and fair decisions (based on facts and data)

Preferred
Education:
Doctoroal Degree (Juris Doctrorate)

Experience:
- Working knowledge of JumpForward and Banner
- Experience with NCAA Bylaws 12 (Amateurism and Athletics Eligibility) and 14 (Eligibility)

 



Job: Other Professional
Primary Location: US-Tennessee-Knoxville
Organization: Athletic Dept Compliance
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Jun 4, 2021, 4:05:05 PM

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