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The Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance is a great opportunity to lead in an organization with 14 Division I Athletics programs. We are continuously growing and improving.
You will sustain our growth trajectory with innovation and creative leadership.
You will enjoy a city with unmatched history, culture, and character.
Located on the southern shore of Lake Pontchartrain, only 15 minutes from the French Quarter, the University of New Orleans occupies a 195-acre campus in one of the finest residential areas of the city. Ranked Top 50 in the Nation for Social Mobility by U.S. News & World Report.
The Brookings Institution ranked UNO third in the nation for providing equal access to higher education for students from all income levels.
For years, UNO has appeared on U.S. News & World Report's least debt list (schools whose graduates have the least amount of debt) among national universities.
UNO Welcomes Job Applicants from Diverse Backgrounds Founded in 1958, the University of New Orleans was the first integrated university to open in the South. Given its history of educational access for all, UNO is committed to fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion - core values that inform all we do.
The Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance oversees all NCAA, Southland Conference, and University of New Orleans Athletics Compliance. This individual will develop and implement a comprehensive compliance program that supports the Athletic Department's mission with particular responsibility for ensuring innovative and effective compliance systems for education, monitoring, and certification for all 14 sports.
Serves as the lead NCAA Compliance Officer for the University of New Orleans.
Serves as a member of the Athletics Department's senior staff.
Oversees full-time, part-time, graduate assistant, interns, and student workers.
Serves as a member of the sport administration team with either primary or secondary oversight.
Enforces all departmental policies and procedures, as well as rules and regulations of the University, the Southland Conference, and the NCAA.
Initiates innovative educational programs designed to maintain coaches, staff, and student-athletes understanding of NCAA and conference rules and policies.
Researches and provides interpretations of rules and bylaws.
Distributes NCAA and institutional student-athlete paperwork at annual team compliance rules education meetings.
Facilitates all annual coaches' certification exams.
Oversees athletics grants-in-aid, National Letters of Intent, and squad lists. Serves as the primary liaison to the Office of Financial Aid.
Oversees the eligibility certification process in conjunction with the FAR, University Registrar, and Student Athlete Enrichment staff.
Works with the University Registrar to prepare information for the Academic Progress Rate (APR), Graduation Success Rate (GSR), and Federal Graduation rate reports.
Responsible for all NCAA waiver requests, appeals, and annual mandated reports.
Facilitates the NCAA and Institutional Drug Testing Program.
Updates and maintains the Athletics Compliance Office policies and procedures manual and Student Athlete Handbook.
Investigates all alleged violations of NCAA and Southland Conference rules and regulations and processes rules violations.
Monitors recruiting logs, playing and practice season declarations, CARA, official visits, and complimentary ticket process. Oversees institutional camps and clinics program.
Uses University, NCAA, and other athletic web-based systems (i.e., Compliance Assistant, LSDBI, RSRO, and JumpForward) to prepare reports and monitor records of student-athletes.
Exhibits the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with adherence to NCAA, Southland conference, University, and department rules.
At least four years of related experience in college athletics at an NCAA Division I or II institution, conference, or national office.
Working knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations, eligibility certification, and APR.
Strong research, organizational, and computer skills.
Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse population.
Must be able to handle multiple tasks and deadlines.
Ability to work flexible hours including nights, weekends, and travel as needed.
Master's degree or JD.
Five or more years of professional experience in a NCAA Division I Athletics Compliance Office.
Experience with NCAA Compliance Assistant, JumpForward, and LSDBi database.
Demonstrated ability to develop strong working relationships with coaches, student-athletes, staff, administrators and alumni.
Excellent Employee Benefits Package Generous vacation and sick leave. Affordable health, dental, and vision insurances. Retirement plan. And more.
The University of New Orleans is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.