This position is responsible for ensuring specific monitoring systems are in place and operated as outlined in the UK Athletic Compliance Policies & Procedures, and in accordance with NCAA, SEC & University rules and regulations. Monitoring is a pillar of Athletic Compliance and the ability to effectively monitor areas of compliance, specifically recruiting, is a necessity to an athletic compliance unit and the ability to avoid an NCAA Failure to Monitor charge (one of the highest Level I violations). The Athletic Compliance Asst. Director/Director will also provide interpretative assistance in areas of Awards & Benefits and all aspects of Recruiting. Individual will also provide compliance support for all UK camps and clinics.
The University of Kentucky has a rich tradition of excellence in collegiate athletics, both in the teams it fields and in the student-athletes that participate. The Athletics Department sponsors 22 varsity sports that compete at the Division I level in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). The UK Athletics Department is a self-supporting, fully-funded athletics department that provides to its student-athletes in each sport the maximum amount of financial aid allowed by NCAA rules. The Wildcats also are a charter member of the highly competitive Southeastern Conference (SEC). Only men’s soccer (Conference USA) and UK’s lone co-ed sport – rifle (Great American Rifle Conference) compete outside the SEC.The Athletics Department is dedicated to running a first-class program with integrity while keeping the focus on the student-athlete. Its overall vision is to educate student-athletes through graduation and compete for championships in all sports within a framework of fiscal integrity, a commitment to diversity in all areas, and compliance with University, state, Southeastern Conference, and National Collegiate Athletic Association rules. As an integral part of its long t...erm vision, Athletics continues to expand resources and the tremendous progress already shown toward broad-based excellence. The intercollegiate athletics program promotes athletics and a culture of commitment toward the overall success for the University of Kentucky and the Commonwealth. UK Athletics is supported with restricted gifts and with funds generated through athletic activities.