Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance

POSITION #: 7198 

DEPARTMENT: President’s Office 

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES: Serve as the leader and primary manager of the UNO athletic compliance program. 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. Initiate innovative educational programs designed to maintain coaches, staff and student-athletes understanding of NCAA and conference rules and policies. Develop and foster strong working relationships with athletic department staff and coaches. Provide guidance to the Athletic Director regarding matters of NCAA compliance. Evaluate initial and continuing eligibility, financial aid administration and investigation into potential rules violations. Work with University Registrar and athletic academic support on APR and other student-athlete related reporting. Represent UNO in a positive manner at any events on or off campus. Employee shall at all times abide by rules and regulations of the NCAA and Division I with respect to the administration of the University’s athletic program. Employee shall at all times conduct themselves in an ethical manner in association with the standards set forth by NCAA Bylaws and University policies and procedures. 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum of Bachelor’s degree and two (2) years professional work experience with at least (1) being an academic year in an NCAA compliance office at an NCAA Division I or II institution, conference or the NCAA national office. Thorough knowledge of and commitment to compliance with rules, regulations and policies of the NCAA Division I. Working knowledge of NCAA certification, eligibility and APR. Strong organizational and interpersonal skills. Commitment to integrity. 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Masters’ Degree. Minimum of four (4) years’ experience in an NCAA Division I compliance office. Demonstrated ability to develop strong working relationships with coaches, student-athletes and staff. Strong written and verbal communication skills. 

SALARY: Commensurate with experience 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Email cover letter and resume to  

DATE POSTED: September 11, 2012 

CLOSING DATE: Position will remain open until filled.

The University of New Orleans is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women, ethnic minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.