The Assistant Athletics Director for Compliance is responsible for ensuring the Athletics Department staff, coaches, student athletes and supporters are aware of and abide by the rules and regulations set forth by the University, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and other associated Conferences.
This is a position in the CSU - Management Personnel Plan (MPP), and serves at the pleasure of the President. This position will require adherence to University compliance training such as: Conflict of Interest and Ethics, AB 1825 Sexual Harassment Prevention, Information Security, and Injury and Illness Prevention Program. The person hired for this position may be required to complete an outside employment disclosure statement in accordance with Title V of the California Code of Regulations.
- Provide vision and leadership in the development and administration of an effective program to ensure institutional control.
- Provide day-to-day supervision of compliance matters.
- Lead and manage the Compliance team in decision-making and problem-solving situations.
- Implementation and oversight of all compliance policy and monitoring efforts including amateurism, personnel, recruiting, eligibility, financial aid, awards & benefits and playing and practice seasons.
- Lead and coordinate investigation of known and/or alleged rules violations.
- Lead and coordinate NCAA and Conference waivers for student-athletes and teams.
- Provide rules interpretation to coaches, staff, department and student-athletes.
- Provide written correspondence with the NCAA and affiliated conferences regarding rules violations and follow-up responses.
- Serve as liaison for assigned sports and department service areas.
- Oversight of staff responsible for administration of athletic financial aid
- Develop and administer a comprehensive rules education program for staff, coaches, student-athletes, representatives of athletics interests and institutional constituents.
- Serve as University liaison to the NCAA and associated Conferences including submission of required reports, interpretations and waivers, under the direction of the Sr. Associate Athletic Director for Compliance.
- Ensure all competition eligibility reports and squad lists are completed and submitted in a timely manner.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
- Extensive and in-depth knowledge of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and NCAA Eligibility Center policies and processes
- Specific knowledge to ensure incoming student-athletes, transfer student-athletes and auxiliary rosters are eligible to participate in intercollegiate athletics meeting NCAA and Conference eligibility requirements
- Ability to conduct meetings, establish record keeping protocol and organize record keeping protocol
- Effective management skills required to supervise Compliance Office staff, including assistance with required game management responsibilities for home events
- Ability to work effectively with donors and Booster Clubs to educate and direct involvement in fundraising activities
- Demonstrated knowledge of student development theories relevant to a metropolitan university and demonstrated sensitivity and understanding of the needs of SJSU’s diverse student body
- Demonstrated ability to mediate conflicts and provide dispute resolution in a fair and objective manner
- Demonstrated ability to interpret technical procedures or regulations as well as CSU and university policies and procedures
- Ability to communicate effectively NCAA rules and regulations governing recruiting, amateurism, awards and benefits, playing and practice seasons, and sports camps and clinics
- Experience navigating NCAA, Conference and Institutional databases, including but not limited to LSDBi (NCAA database), MW.org (Conference database), ARMS software (Compliance software) and OpenDorse (NIL software)
- Bachelor’s Degree
- Minimum of three years of experience in NCAA compliance at the Division I level
- Master’s Degree, Juris Doctorate
- Four years of experience in NCAA compliance at the Division I level
Classification: Administrator I
Hiring Range: Commensurate with experience
San José State University offers employees a comprehensive benefits package typically worth 30-35% of your base salary. For more information on programs available, please see the Employee Benefits Summary.
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- Letter of Interest
All applicants must apply within the specified application period: September 14, 2022 through October 5, 2022. This position is open until filled; however, applications received after screening has begun will be considered at the discretion of the university.
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