The Assistant Athletics Director for Compliance will keep the Senior Associate Athletic Director and the Director of Athletics aware of progress and issues related to maintaining institutional compliance with NCAA, OVC, and university rules, as well as reporting to the Director of Athletics all violations of those rules. Manage all aspects of departmental compliance program. The position will also assist with selected game day operations. Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be the day to day Compliance Administrator and manage all aspects of the NCAA/OVC compliance program. This position will educate, monitor and audit those involved with athletics, publish and maintain Compliance Policies and Procedures Manual and Annual Calendar, and provide thorough and accurate rules interpretations. The successful candidate will maintain the university compliance website and social media outreach, maintain a thorough working knowledge of NCAA and OVC rules, and coordinate the National Letter of Intent Program. This position will coordinate all tasks associated with projecting, awarding and processing athletic grants-in-aid, serve as the Athletics Department liaison to Financial Aid, Scholarship Office and Faculty Athletics Representative, and assist the coaches in organizing, coordinating and supervising the recruiting efforts of fifteen (15) sports. The successful candidate will compile practice and playing seasons reports, coordinate Initial Eligibility through NCAA Eligibility Center, and monitor all recruiting activities: travel, official visits, unofficial visits, etc. This position will process and manage all reports, squad lists and financial aid, serve on OVC/NCAA committees as applicable, serve as co- advisor to Student-Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC), and serve as department contact for the NCAA IPP. The successful candidate will be responsible for timely and accurate date input each academic year, responsible for assisting with game management in the sports of Football & Basketball, and other duties as assigned by the Senior Associate Athletic Director and the Director of Athletics. As a member of the Murray State University Athletic Department, you shall comply with all applicable NCAA rules and regulations as provided in the NCAA Division I Manual. If you are found in violation of NCAA regulations, you shall be subject to disciplinary or corrective action as set forth in the provisions of the NCAA enforcement procedures, including suspension without pay or termination of employment for significant or repetitive violations.
Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree required. Ability to work well with students, faculty, community, and media, demonstrated understanding and strong commitment to cultural diversity, good communication skills, strong leadership skills, and strong organizational skills is required. At least one year of experience in dealing with NCAA compliance is required, preferably at the Division I level.
Preferred: A Master’s degree is preferred.
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