ASSISTANT ATHLETIC DIRECTOR FOR COMPLIANCE, FOOTBALL

University of Washington   Seattle, WA   Full-time     Education
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Posted on July 9, 2020
Req #: 179728
Department: ATHLETICS
Job Location: Seattle Campus
Posting Date: 06/09/2020 
Closing Info: Open Until Filled 
Salary: Salary and benefits are competitive. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. 
Shift: First Shift 
Notes: As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs.  For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.  

As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world.

UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. All of which has allowed the UW to be nationally recognized as a “Great College to Work For” for six consecutive years.

Washington Athletics aims to inspire champions in competition and in the classroom. We exist to enrich the lives of students to positively impact our community and world for generations to come.  Operating with the four core values of growth mindset, committed service, humility and grit, the Huskies choose to lead by example. With over 650 student-athletes competing throughout UW's 22 sports programs, the department of Intercollegiate Athletics is committed to a leading-edge student-athlete experience, and offering student-athletes the ability to compete for NCAA, IRA, and Pac-12 championships while working toward a degree from one of the world's leading public research universities.

This position reports to the Senior Associate Athletic Director for Compliance.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Football Compliance Contact:
Main point of contact for football coaches and staff. Provide accurate interpretations to staff and student-athletes regarding NCAA and Pac-12 rules. Oversee the academic evaluations of incoming student-athletes and coordinate their admission to UW. Provide comprehensive education program to coaches, staff and student-athletes. Manage monitoring of all amateurism, benefits, recruiting and recruiting and personnel activities associated with football program. Manage football scholarship counts and assist in administering NLIs and financial aid agreements. Complete and submit waivers and violation reports as necessary. Maintain specific knowledge and expertise of national football issues. Manage and coordinate compliance operations on gameday. Team travel as needed.

Athlete Agent and Insurance Program:
Oversee UW’s athlete agent program and registration of athlete agents with UW. Manage all athlete education with student-athletes and families. Coordinate athlete agent interviews as needed. Oversee disability insurance program and coordinate insurance needs with student-athletes and sport programs.

Education:
Coordinate student-athlete education for all teams.  Create and implement an education program that covers high-risk areas with all student-athletes on an annual basis.  Develop additional education tools to use with specific student-athletes as needed.

Other duties as assigned:
Supervisory duties for Compliance Intern. Assists the Senior Associate Athletics Director for Compliance with the overall operations of athletics compliance including compliance-related projects and other administrative duties as assigned.

The Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance, Football position is responsible for oversight of all NCAA compliance for the University of Washington football program. This role is critical to ensuring adequate institutional control for the football program and is responsible for tracking and monitoring all activities for the program.  This position requires highly specialized knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations and how they integrate with institutional guidelines.  This role is responsible for providing interpretations of all NCAA and Pac-12 rules and implementing a thorough and creative education program for all coaches, staff, representatives of athletics interests and student-athletes associated with the football program. This position will be required to identify and resolve problems and issues in a timely manner using independent judgment and decision-making abilities and work with representatives of the Pac-12 and NCAA when needed.  This position is also responsible for developing and managing a robust education program for student-athletes in all sports. Finally, the incumbent will be responsible for working directly with ICA staff, coaches and student-athletes to promote a positive compliance environment and to establish and maintain programs and procedures to ensure compliance with University, Pac-12 Conference and NCAA regulations and federal and state law.

Compliance with the rules and regulations of the University, the NCAA, the Pacific-12 Conference, the State of Washington and any other governing body is of paramount importance to the University.  The overall responsibility of this position is for the successful operation of the program in full compliance with all such rules and regulations.  As a condition of employment, the Employee shall be required to participate in rules education programs offered by the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics.  

REQUIREMENTS: 
  • Undergraduate degree and a minimum of 3-4 years of full-time experience in Division I Athletics Compliance or equivalent.
  • Advanced working knowledge of NCAA Division I regulations.
  • Advanced computer application skills, particularly with Microsoft Office, Compliance software systems, and NCAA systems (e.g. LSDBi, and Compliance Assistant). 
  • Must be detail-oriented and possess excellent organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle a variety of independent responsibilities and to work under pressure in a busy and diverse environment, handling confidential and sensitive information, in a professional manner. Must be to prioritize and complete several tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to make sound judgments and decisions.
  • Excellent customer service, interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to communicate complex issues in a clear manner to different audiences.

    DESIRED: 
  • Post-graduate degree in a related field and seven years of full-time experience in NCAA compliance, with at least two years working at a Division I FBS institution.
  • Direct experience working in a Compliance role with an NCAA Division I football program.
  • Background and experience in NCAA initial eligibility regulations.
  • Working knowledge of Front Rush.
  • Desire to be part of a close-knit team and to help advance our compliance office forward.

    Application Process:
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