The Director of Football Compliance is responsible for developing, directing, implementing, and maintaining a comprehensive compliance program in football and an Olympic sport, as well as other assigned areas to ensure compliance with Southeastern Conference and NCAA regulations. The incumbent is responsible for controlling, monitoring, and ensuring compliance with the rules and regulations of the NCAA and SEC by assigned departmental staff, coaches, student-athletes, and representatives of Athletics interests. This individual is also responsible for designing, directing, and implementing education programs and seminars for student-athletes and assigned sport staff on a regular basis regarding the high priority placed on NCAA compliance.
Duties and Responsibilities:
50%- Serve as compliance liaison for the sport of football and additional areas (e.g., academics staff) as designated and assigned. Work closely with football coaches and staff (as well as staff in other assigned areas) on navigating NCAA rules that place a heavier burden on head coaches, assistant coaches, and staff to maintain an atmosphere of compliance, including providing rules education, making interpretive determinations, responding to interpretive inquiries, requesting waivers from the NCAA and SEC, and investigating, determining and reporting rules violations.
25% - Serve as primary compliance liaison for assigned Olympic sport and additional areas. Work closely with sport staff to ensure compliance with SEC rules and regulations.
10%- Oversee, manage, and direct the daily monitoring of NCAA Bylaw 12 post-enrollment amateurism (e.g., NIL) for all sports.
10%- Manage, implement, and direct the UGA elite athlete education and monitoring program to ensure compliance by student-athletes who have a high likelihood of continuing their athletic career professionally after college or who the NCAA places a higher burden on the institution to educate and monitor.
5%-Other duties as assigned.
Please apply using the following link: https://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/306449
Bachelor’s degree plus three years of related experience in Division I athletics compliance. JD or upper level degree preferred.
Working knowledge of NCAA rules and compliance practices
Experience with RSRO and LSDBi
Knowledge of NCAA technological processes such as TeamWorks, Front Rush, Blue Chip preferred
Excellent interpersonal, analytical and communication skills
About The University of Georgia Athletic Association
The mission of the UGA Athletics Association is to offer nationally competitive intercollegiate athletic programs which reflect the interests of our students and faculty, the Southeastern Conference, and the people of Georgia and of the nation who support our activities. These programs provide a worthwhile experience for our student-athletes by teaching them the basic principles of amateur competition, competitive integrity, fair play, and good sportsmanship.The UGA Athletic Association is committed to the principle of providing equitable opportunities for all students and staff, including women and minorities. These programs and this principle are a source of enthusiasm and loyalty; they enliven and enrich the life of our academic community; they keep our graduates in touch with the University long after they leave campus; they serve as a common rallying point for people of all ages and backgrounds; and they reinforce the University's commitment to diversity.We seek to enhance the academic endeavors of the University, by helping through our success to attract both promising students and the assistance of private philanthropy, and by providing direct financial support.Above all, we... recognize that the University's obligation to the state of Georgia, and to the parents everywhere who send us their sons and daughters, is to provide our students with a level of quality education which leads to recognized academic achievement, contributing to their social development and preparing them for meaningful lives and careers. We are committed to the proposition that academic achievement is not and should not be a gift. Rather, it is a challenge that must be met by the individual students, as well as the University.