USC’s Office of Athletic Compliance has an opportunity for a Director, Athletic Compliance, to join its team!
The Director, Athletic Compliance will assist in developing, implementing, and maintaining a comprehensive, in-depth, and effective athletic compliance program by providing a professional service of monitoring, interpreting, analyzing, and evaluating athletic department activities intended to support NCAA, Pac-12, and university rules, and to prevent, detect, and respond appropriately to violations of applicable athletic rules and regulations.
Job Accountabilities include:
Directly manages and supervises all compliance operations and administrative functions including: planning, program evaluation, policy implementation, rules interpretations, rules education, external representation, contribution to the design and substance of the University’s Athletic Compliance program, and policies and implementation for assigned athletic teams.
Manages, organizes, implements, and maintains a comprehensive, in-depth, and effective athletic compliance program intended to support NCAA, Pac-12 and university rules and to prevent, detect, and respond appropriately to violations of applicable athletic rules and regulations.
Provides technical expertise to university staff members, coaches, student-athletes, parents of student-athletes, and representatives of athletics interests regarding athletic compliance issues.
Ensures implementation of all elements of an effective athletic compliance program within assigned sport programs.
Fosters within assigned sport programs, a culture that promotes integrity and ethical behavior.
Conducts investigations and documents possible and/or alleged NCAA and Pac-12 rules and regulations violations.
Participates in short and long range planning for the athletic compliance program under the direction of the Associate Vice President for Athletic Compliance. Integrates plans for assigned athletic teams of responsibility with overall departmental strategies. Works closely with department management to plan and develop athletic compliance program objectives and content.
Develops, updates, and manages the dissemination, interpretation and application of athletic compliance rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
Serves as in-house consultant on athletic compliance issues. Provides internal and external communications expertise for athletic compliance matters. Serves as a resource for questions regarding application and interpretation of NCAA and Pac-12 athletic rules.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Master’s Degree or J.D. 3 years of experience
Minimum Field of Expertise:
Directly related experience dealing with an athletic compliance program and rules/regulatory issues. Proven success in the implementation/management of an athletic compliance program. Experience investigating violations of NCAA and/or Pac-12 rules and regulations. Complete and working knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations. Working knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations. Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills to deal effectively and tactfully with people at all levels. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. Demonstrated strong planning and critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
Preferred Experience: 5 years
Internal Number: REQ20065103
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