Assistant Director/Director of Compliance, Athletics Administration
Posting # 1449
University Description: The University of San Diego, a contemporary and engaged Roman Catholic institution, was founded by the Diocese of San Diego and the Society of the Sacred Heart in 1949. Governed by an independent board of trustees since 1972, USD remains committed to a liberal arts education grounded in the Catholic intellectual tradition and the pursuit of truth, goodness and beauty. Inspired by this centuries old tradition of Catholic higher education, the University welcomes people of all faith traditions and any, or no, religious background. The future success of USD relies on the contributions of those who seek to foster the development of engaged global citizens and an earnest confrontation of humanity's urgent challenges.
Detailed Description: The Assistant Director/Director of Compliance will coordinate the administration of NCAA Compliance within the Athletic Department in addition to assisting with academics, eligibility and student services. General supervision received from the Assistant Director of Athletics for Compliance. This position closely supervises interns and student workers.
Duties and Responsibilities: Compliance Administration and Coordination
Monitors compliance with NCAA legislation, including all policies, procedures, and forms involved in managing the Athletic Department.
Monitors all recruiting logs for NCAA compliance.
Manages playing and practice season declarations.
Monitors practice hours.
Submits NCAA violations as needed.
Researches rules interpretations, submits official interpretation requests to the NCAA and provides final rulings to coaches in a timely manner.
Collaborates with the Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance to provide rules education sessions for all athletic department personnel, student athletes,. and representatives of athletics interests.
Operates NCAA and JumpForward software to track overall department-wide compliance.
Monitors official and unofficial campus recruiting visits to ensure compliance with NCAA legislation.
Assists with various reports, including but not limited to, Academic Progress Rate, Sports Sponsorship and Demographics.
Administers the National Letter of Intent program and scholarship offers for incoming student athletes.
Coordinates the athletics aid renewal process. Academics, Eligibility and Student Services
Evaluates and certifies initial eligibility of student athletes.
Monitors the continuing eligibility of student athletes.
Collaborates with the Assistant AD in preparing official NCAA Squad Lists.
Participates in the recruiting process by meeting with prospective student athletes as requested by coaches.
Provides NCAA core course evaluations.
Assists in developing and updating the student athlete handbook.
Collaborates with the Assistant Directors and Assistant ADs to ensure a comprehensive understanding and ability to administer all aspects of one another's programs and assist one another when necessary.
Job Requirements: Minimum and Preferred Qualifications:
One year experience working in a collegiate athletic department and/or cumulative experience working in a collegiate athletic department and as a college student athlete.
Performance Expectations: Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Personal initiative, dependability, self-discipline, self-confidence, and the ability to overcome obstacles and focus energy.
Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to communicate with a variety of constituencies, including experience with supervisory skills.
Experience in both short- and long-range planning and the ability to focus on administrative details.
Patience and interpersonal skills to be able to work effectively with college student athletes.
Special Conditions of Employment:
Ability to work nights and weekends as required by the teams' schedules.
Ability to travel with teams when required.
Successful completion of required background checks.
Background check: Successful completion of a pre-employment background check.
Degree Verification Requirement: Persons offered employment in this position will be required to provide official education transcripts for degree verification purposes.
Posting Salary: Commensurate with experience; Excellent Benefits.
The University of San Diego offers a very competitive benefits package, to include medical, dental, vision, a 12% retirement contribution given to you by the University (with three year vesting period), and access to on-campus Fitness Centers. Please visit the benefits section of our website to view all of the perks and benefits that USD has to offer. USD: Human Resources: Benefits
Special Application Instructions: Resume Required, Cover Letter Preferred
Additional Details: Hours: 40 hours per week Closing date: Open until filled
Note: External job postings will be up for at least five days. After that time, applications will be reviewed by the hiring manager/committee throughout the posting period. A candidate may be selected at any time which could then close this posting on a date earlier than listed.
The University of San Diego is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the campus community.
The University of San Diego is committed to academic excellence, Catholic intellectual and social traditions, and providing a top-notch liberal arts education for scholars of all faiths. USD is located on 180 acres overlooking the city of San Diego, Mission Bay and the Pacific Ocean. The campus is renowned for its beauty, and features Spanish Renaissance-inspired architecture.