Assistant Athletic Director - Compliance - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance performs the following functions under the direction of the Associate Athletics Director for Compliance: implements and maintains NCAA and Western Athletic Conference policies and procedures; aids the Assistant Registrar for NCAA eligibility with the determination of initial- transfer-and continuing-eligibility; educates and trains student-athletes, coaches, staff members, campus entities, and UVU administration regarding NCAA Compliance; interprets and applies NCAA legislation to fact-specific scenarios; develops and implements programs to enhance the overall student-athlete experience at UVU; supervises athletics compliance assistants and interns; assists in the completion of yearly NCAA reports (e.g., Graduation Success Rate, Academic Progress Rate); and, manages day-to-day compliance office responsibilities.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with a bachelor’s degree in a related discipline plus two years of staff level experience or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience related to the Summary of Duties totaling six years.

Preferred Qualifications

A Bachelor’s Degree and at least 3 years of experience in intercollegiate athletics and/or NCAA compliance is required. Master’s or Law Degree and at least 1-2 years of progressively responsible experience in NCAA compliance (may be academic years) is preferred. A combination of education and experience totaling 7 years.


Working knowledge of NCAA Division I rules and regulations, and the functioning of an intercollegiate athletic department.

Knowledge of how to produce, coordinate, and submit NCAA required reports.

Familiarity with or experience in submitting GSR & APR.

Familiarity with LSDBI, CAI, JumpForward, and RSRO.


Excellent writing skills including the ability to draft appeals, waivers, and memorandums.

Skills in computer software for record keeping, presentations, and NCAA databases including LSDBi, JumpForward, and CAi.

Skills in record keeping and reporting for large quantities of critical and sensitive information.

Excellent computer skills (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Prezi, etc.).


Ability to review and implement newly passed NCAA and Conference legislation.

Ability to represent the UVU Athletic Department appropriately and develop and maintain positive relationships with community agencies, campus entities, and department staff.

Ability to maintain integrity and keep confidences in critical situations on a day-to-day basis.

Ability to educate and motivate coaches and student-athletes in NCAA Compliance, conference regulations, academic policies, and athletic department policies and procedures.

Ability to supervise and coordinate student-athlete enhancement programs including, but not limited to; orientations, educational training, service opportunities, etc.

Ability to provide appropriate data and statistical documentation when necessary.

Ability to aid in the directing and monitoring of certification of initial, transfer, and continuing eligibility of student-athletes, and to help maintain UVU’s NCAA Academic Performance Program.

Ability to investigate, evaluate, research, and submit any NCAA violations through RSRO.

Pay Range

$45,914 to $61,218

Special Instructions to Applicants

Under “Reference’s Letter” Please list a minimum of three contacts. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process.

Keyword Phrases

  • Athletics
  • Assistant Athletic Director - Compliance
  • student centered teaching organization
  • building communities of engaged learners
  • beautiful mountain location
  • Athletic Department & Coaching
  • Assessment, Accreditation & Compliance
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Director
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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