Assumes responsibility for the development, implementation and maintenance of a comprehensive NCAA Division I and institutional compliance program for the University of Hartford. This includes monitoring of systems related to NCAA, Conference, and University of Hartford rules and regulations to ensure timely and efficient compliance office activities as well as accountability and institutional control. Must adhere to federal and state laws as they relate to financial aid administration, rules and regulations governing University and the NCAA regulations, including assisting in the education process extended to alumni, boosters, regents, friends and the community. Performs all duties in full support of the University’s mission, understanding that the positive and effective execution of these duties are instrumental to the education of the University’s students. The position will have a fulltime assistant or GA to support the area of compliance. Utilizes and maintains institutional compliance software system, providing training to coaches, staff and administrators in an effort to ensure that employees are up-to-date on operating the systems and properly monitoring functional usage to review official/unofficial visits, CARA, complimentary tickets, recruiting activity, playing and practice logs, NLIs, declaration of playing seasons, and roster management. Triages technical issues as necessary and/or appropriate. Position reports directly to the Director of Athletics.
Responsible for the review and evaluation of initial and continuing academic eligibility for student-athletes. Identifies irregularities, inconsistencies and potential NCAA violations and reports and/or addresses compliance infractions as necessary and/or appropriate. Assists in preparation and review of academic eligibility documents and financial aid lists for all sports teams for certification purposes.