Associate/Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance
University of Massachusetts Lowell
Under the direction of the Sr. Associate Athletics Director, the Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance will oversee a comprehensive Division I compliance program within NCAA Bylaws, America East, Hockey East, and University policies and procedures.
Responsible for all aspects of implementing a comprehensive NCAA Division I compliance program and developing the athletic department’s policies and procedures pertaining to rules compliance.
Ensure institutional compliance with all NCAA, America East and Hockey East guidelines and rules; develop and maintain a rules education program for student-athletes, coaches, university staff and boosters on NCAA rules and regulations with particular attention to recruiting rules, eligibility requirements, and extra benefits legislation.
Work with the Admissions, Financial Aid and Registrar offices as the athletic department’s liaison for NCAA research, documents and decision making.
Oversee the details and preparation of institutional, NCAA, America East and Hockey East reports.
Additional responsibilities related to social media, technology and department website and software.
Promote the university’s commitment to customer service by:
oBuild effective partnerships with co-workers throughout the university by freely sharing appropriate information and providing assistance when needed.
oEnsuring optimum service to all internal and external partners in response to all requests for service and information.
oMaintaining an environment that is welcoming to persons of all backgrounds, nationalities, and roles.
Participate in compliance workshops and meetings as requested.
For Assistant AD level, will need to meet the minimum of a master’s degree with at least 3 years of experience in an NCAA Division I compliance program.
For Associate AD level, will need to meet the minimum of a master’s degree and at least 5 years in an NCAA Division I compliance program.
JD will be considered the equivalent of a master’s degree.
Demonstrated knowledge and application of NCAA Division I rules and regulations
Experience working with Compliance Assistant (CA) and ARMS Compliance software
Experience working with Legislative Services Database for the internet (LSDBi)
Strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills
Experience working effectively in diverse, hectic environments
Thorough understanding of special demands of the athletic environment, with the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with student-athletes, coaches, athletic department staff, boosters, University administration, faculty and surrounding community
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please include a resume and cover letter with your application. Names and contact information of three references will be required during the application process.
A job offer for this position is contingent upon a satisfactory response to a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) check and review.
Initial review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received.
The University of Massachusetts Lowell is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action, Title IX employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age over 40, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, or other protected class.