Position Summary: Athletics Compliance Services. The Compliance Specialist independently coordinates, plans, organizes, and implements all monitoring systems of the Athletics Compliance program, along with developing and implementing comprehensive and continuing National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and conference rules-education programs and procedures.
Compiles rules violation reports for Senior Associate Athletic Director/Compliance which include facts/findings and recommendations for penalties/sanctions and communicates penalties/sanctions to appropriate staff.
Delivers interpretations of NCAA Bylaw 13 on which coaches rely and off of which they base decisions.
Checks records for compliance with NCAA Bylaw 13 and makes judgments as to whether there was a reportable violation.
Verifies coaches have accurate records regarding recruiting telephone calls, correspondences, and contacts/evaluations.
Monitors sport's playing and practice season calendar to ensure compliance with NCAA rules pertaining to NCAA Bylaw 17.
Serves as point of contact within the Athletic Compliance Office for the planning, advertising, and administration of all sports camps and clinics to ensure compliance with all NCAA rules and regulations.
Assists in conducting monthly compliance meetings with all coaching staff to provide rules education and discuss monitoring strategies.
Performs related duties as assigned to support the mission of the University.
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Minimum Education Required: Bachelor’s Degree
Could a level of job-related experience higher than the minimum required for the position substitute for the minimum level of education?: Yes
Minimum Experience Required: Three or more years of work-related experience
Could a level of education higher than the minimum required for the position substitute for the minimum level of job-related experience?: No
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Effective communication skills (verbal and written); developed organization and human relations skills; ability to work well in a diverse environment; proficiency with computer and Microsoft Office applications software including word processing, spreadsheets, and databases; legally authorized to work in the United States; and successful completion of background investigation prior to employment
Preferred Education: Knowledge of University, Board of Regents, NCAA and other standards governing higher education institutions and requirements; familiarity with commonly accepted assessment practices
Preferred Experience:: Three or more years of related work experience in collegiate athletics
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