The University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UA Little Rock) is accepting applications for the position of Director of Compliance/Asst. AD of Compliance (R96880). UA Little Rock is a NCAA Division I school and a member of the Sun Belt Conference. The Director of Compliance assumes the day-to-day responsibility for those aspects of the athletics operation directly related to NCAA rules, including certification of initial and continuing eligibility, administration of financial aid to student athletes and recruitment. The Compliance Officer coordinates the completion of NCAA, Sun Belt Conference, and University Forms. This position will establish and maintain a rules education program in conjunction with the NCAA and Sun Belt Conference; provide support to the Admissions Office in certifying initial eligibility; complete all transfer requests; coordinate all alleged violations with the Director of Athletics and the Faculty Athletics Representative; provide rules interpretations for members of the Athletic Department and review recruiting practices and procedures and coordinate education of all persons involved in the recruitment of student athletes.
Applicant must also possess a Strong working knowledge of NCAA regulations and guidelines with the ability to apply and enforce; Excellent written and verbal communications skills, demonstrated interpersonal skills, and be an organized individual; Demonstrated commitment to high professional ethical standards and an ability to establish a good rapport and effective working relationships with student-athletes, coaches, administrators and staff; Must be able to work nights and weekends, including overnight travel as needed, to assist with student activities or attend training.
Application materials must be submitted through the online application system. Additional information about this position and application requirements are available under the Jobs link on the Human Resources’ website at http://ualr.edu/humanresources/. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal, sex-offender registry, financial history background check and drug screening. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication and/or adverse financial history alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background checks and drug screening information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.
The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and actively seeks the candidacy of minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. Under Arkansas law, all applications are subject to disclosure. Persons hired must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States.
Required Education and/or Experience Bachelor’s degree with three (3) to five (5) years’ experience in NCAA Division I compliance.
The University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR), located in the capital city of Little Rock, is a metropolitan university serving a diverse student population of over 12,000 students through a mix of undergraduate, graduate and professional programs. The institution is a Carnegie doctoral/research institution with strong public service and research interests and with such distinction come opportunity. UALR has a competitive benefits package and salary is commensurate with education and experience. For more information about UALR and Little Rock visit http://ualr.edu and http://littlerock.com