The Senior Associate Athletic Director for Compliance is responsible for assisting the University of Georgia in maintaining institutional control of NCAA, Southeastern Conference, and University rules and regulations. Responsible for all systems essential to monitoring rules compliance. This individual will report directly to the Deputy Athletic Director of Legal & Regulatory Affairs/Assistant General Counsel for Athletics. This individual will lead and manage the Athletics Compliance Office, which is responsible for all aspects of athletics compliance.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
30% Lead and manage the operations of the Athletics Compliance Office. Monitor compliance with all NCAA bylaws as well as Southeastern Conference and University rules and regulations.
25% Work closely with the sport of football on navigating NCAA rules to maintain an atmosphere of compliance.
20% Serve as lead in regard to interpretations for all NCAA bylaws.
10% Coordinate NCAA and SEC rules violation reporting system, including investigation of all level 3 and 4 NCAA rules violations. Work in conjunction with Deputy Athletic Director for Legal & Regulatory Affairs/Assistant General Counsel for Athletics to investigate potential level 1 and 2 rules violations.
10% Develop, coordinate, execute, and evaluate a comprehensive rules education program.
5% Other duties as assigned.
Stand; walk; use hands and reach with arms. Lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Close and distance vision, and peripheral vision. Driving for job-related tasks.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Ability to successfully manage NCAA compliance standards including a comprehensive rules education program for Athletic Association staff members, students, coaches, boosters, representatives of athletics interests, pertinent University personnel, and all other appropriate individuals and entities as well as the monitoring of all pertinent compliance systems. Very strong/effective communication skills with coaches, staff, student-athletes, boosters, University personnel, Conference/NCAA staff and all other pertinent individuals.
Ability to work nontraditional hours to include nights, weekends, and some holidays. Ability to travel.
Master’s Degree and four (4) years of relevant experience OR a Bachelor’s Degree and six (6) years of experience. Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree, preferred.
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.