The assistant athletic director for compliance is responsible for maintaining institutional compliance with NCAA, Conference and university rules, and will report to the senior associate athletics director for compliance any violations of those rules. In addition, the assistant athletic director for compliance will assist in the development, implementation, and management of a comprehensive athletics compliance program including development of policies and procedures to ensure compliance with applicable NCAA, Conference and university rules, and regulations.
Responsible for strict adherence to NCAA, conference, and university rules and regulations; support 16 plus sports programs and 500 plus student-athletes in understanding and interpreting NCAA and conference rules and regulations; maintains and updates institutional compliance policies and procedures; detects, investigates and documents possible NCAA violations.
Responsible for a comprehensive rules education program for coaches, athletics staff and administrators, student-athletes, key university personnel and external constituents.
Manages the NCAA rules interpretation process for coaches, student-athletes, staff and other constituents on a daily basis.
Responsible for the dissemination of NCAA legislation to coaches, athletics staff and administrators, student-athletes, key university personnel and external constituents in a timely manner.
Assist in directing the administration and coordination of compliance duties in the areas of eligibility (initial, transfer, continuing), financial aid, recruiting, playing and practice seasons, awards and benefits, and rules monitoring to ensure adherence to university, Conference, and NCAA regulations.
Works closely with other departments and offices on campus (e.g., Undergraduate Admissions, Office of Student Financial Assistance, UCF Student Account Services, University Audit, Housing and Residence Life, and Dining Services) to implement and maintain appropriate compliance procedures.
Assists in the investigation of possible violations of NCAA regulations.
Assists with the response to internal audits and external reviews of the compliance programs.
Understands that rules compliance is a critical element of this position and adheres to NCAA, Conference, UCF, and UCFAA rules, regulations, and policies. Attends appropriate rules compliance programs offered by the NCAA, Conference, UCF, and UCFAA Athletics Compliance Office.
Must be well-organized, thorough and accurate in planning, preparation, and processing of work-related materials and activities. Must meet deadlines as established. Must be cooperative and communicate effectively with a variety of people. Requires high level of interpersonal and organizational skills. Involves some team travel, and evening and weekend work.
This position will assist in creating and developing policies and procedures that will make athletics compliance efforts more efficient while also updating policies and procedures based on new NCAA legislation. In addition, this position will provide daily NCAA, Conference, and institutional interpretations for coaches, staff, and student-athletes.
Creating, developing and updating rules education for the staff, coaches, student-athletes, and outside constituents.
Responsible for managing allocated funds according to the department, UCF, UCFAA, and NCAA rules and regulations. Consequences of significant error could include censure by appropriate authorities and / or termination of employment as provided by UCFAA employment policies.
This position will have daily contact with coaches, staff, and student-athletes as well as on-campus constituents.
Responsible for exercising prudent and diligent control of all data, in accordance with applicable provisions of the Buckley Amendment, Statute 228.093, and HIPAA*.
Maintain confidential all practice/game plans, film, staff meetings, and appropriate recruiting activities and any other information which, if disclosed, could adversely affect the program. *- Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.
Has a comprehensive understanding of athletic compliance systems. Enjoys educating on NCAA, Conference, and institutional rules, passionate about teaching others and pays close attention to detail.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Master’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization and four years of appropriate experience; or a bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization and six years of appropriate experience.
Keen attention to detail.
Should be cooperative and communicate effectively with a variety of people. Should also have a high level of interpersonal and organizational skills.
Selected applicant should be well-organized, thorough and accurate in planning, preparation, and processing of work-related materials and activities.
Enjoys educating on NCAA, Conference, and institutional rules, pass ionate about teaching others, and pays close attention to detail.
Internal Number: 39797
About University of Central Florida
The University of Central Florida is a metropolitan public research university located in Orlando. UCF is a member institution of the State University System of Florida, and is currently one of the largest universities in the country. UCF Athletics sponsors 16 intercollegiate sports programs at the NCAA Division I level and competes as a member of American Athletic Conference (The American).
UCF Athletics is an equal opportunity employer who values diversity, and fosters an environment that is welcoming, inclusive, and supportive for all members of our community. We are committed to developing a culture of leadership through our employees and student-athletes, embracing the backgrounds, life experiences, and perspectives that each individual brings to UCF Athletics in Our Quest for Excellence. Qualified women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. To learn more about UCF and Athletics, please visit our websites at www.ucf.edu and www.ucfknights.com.