University of South Alabama is seeking a Graduate Assistant for Athletic Compliance. This position reports directly to the Assistant Athletic Director of Compliance and is responsible for assisting in all aspects and facets of a successful athletics compliance program at the NCAA Division I level. The graduate assistant will ensure compliance with all Department, University, NCAA, and Sun Belt Conference policies, procedures, and regulations.
Job duties will include: support the Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance and Compliance Coordinators in the daily operations of NCAA and conference rule compliance. Responsible for understanding and interpreting NCAA rules and regulations as well as initial and continuing eligibility guidelines. Assists with the recruiting process, including but not limited to eligibility information via the NCAA Eligibility Center, official and unofficial visits, and recruiting logs. Assists in the maintenance of all NCAA required forms. Assists in securing and submission of transfer releases. Assists in updates to coaches on status of prospective student athletes through the NCAA Eligibility Center. Assists in providing High School transcript evaluations in regards to initial eligibility. Updates Athletic Department and compliance policy and procedure manual. Research and analyze interpretations of NCAA and Sun Belt Conference rules using the NCAA Division I Manual and NCAA Legislative Services Database (LSDBi). Create and update compliance-related forms and educational documents. Editing and maintaining information within the compliance database; and other duties as assigned by the Athletic Director, or Assistant Athletic Director of Compliance.
To Apply: Submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Employment will require applicable background checks. The University of South Alabama is an EO/AA Employer - minorities/females/ veterans/disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity.
Applicant must be admitted into a graduate program at the University of South Alabama and maintain a Grade Point Average of 3.0. Applicant must hold a bachelor’s degree and have an understanding of NCAA rules and regulations. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, demonstrated ability to work independently, show initiative and meet established goals. Strong computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, Acrobat, and Power Point.
About University of South Alabama
The University of South Alabama is a member of NCAA Division I and the Sun Belt Conference and participates in 17 intercollegiate sports. The University is located along the growing Gulf Coast Region, famous for white sandy beaches, mild winters, and long summers, in Mobile, Alabama. USA with nine colleges and schools (including a College of Medicine), has an enrollment of more than 16,000 students.