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Assistant Director of Compliance

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Please check to see which documents (i.e., resume, CV, cover letter, list of references) are associated with this posting. Prior to applying for the position, prepare the electronic versions of these documents to upload or to “copy and paste” when prompted. You will not have the opportunity to attach them after you apply. An official copy of your transcript is required upon hire for this position. Applicants must meet the posted minimum qualifications for the position at the time of completing and submitting an application. All positions will be open until an adequate applicant pool has been reached.

Position Information

Position Information

Position Title Assistant Director of Compliance
Department Athletics
Job Location Oxford
Job Type Full-Time
Job Description

This is a professional position in which the incumbent exercises discretion and independent judgment. The incumbent performs activities to assist staff members in understanding and adhering to rules, regulations, policies,
and procedures of the University, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Southeastern Conference (SEC) and to monitor for compliance. This position reports to the Senior Associate Athletic Director for Compliance.

Job Responsibilities

Examples of Work Performed:
Provides guidance to alumni, coaches, staff, student-athletes, prospects, and parents concerning the application of
institutional, NCAA, and SEC rules.

Manages the University’s athletic recruiting processes, procedures and monitoring efforts.

Coordinates activities of the Athletics Department’s initial eligibility and admissions process and certifications.

Assists in oversight of the Athletics Department’s financial aid, athletic scholarship and National Letter of Intent
program.

Coordinates the Athletics Department’s efforts to monitor regulations related to playing and practice requirements.

Reviews and evaluates the effectiveness of compliance monitoring programs and suggests enhancement options.

Uses NCAA, conference and other athletic web based systems to prepare squad lists and reports and monitor records.

Researches and provides interpretations of NCAA, SEC and University rules, regulations, policies and procedures.

Assists with the preparation of institutional, SEC and NCAA reports relating to athletic rules compliance.

Assists with the preparation and delivery of educational programs and literature.

Trains and supervises graduate assistants and interns.

Visits practice sites to monitor practice activities.

Assists with monitoring complimentary admission activities of prospects, parents, and high school and junior
college coaches at athletics events.

Meets with coaches, support staff, and student-athletes on a regular basis.

Performs related or similar duties as required or assigned.

Ensures all assigned tasks are in compliance with University, SEC Conference, and NCAA rules.

Essential Functions
These essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following. Additional essential functions may be identified and included by the hiring Department.

1. Monitors and audits compliance correspondence, records, and forms.

2. Provides guidance concerning the application of institutional, NCAA, and SEC rules and procedures.

3. Assists with developing effective compliance education programs.

4. Prepares and maintains compliance records and reports.

Minimum Qualifications

Education:
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university.

AND

Experience:
Two (2) years experience related to the above described duties.

Substitution Statement:
Related education and related experience may be substituted on a basis set forth by the Department of Human Resources.

Special instructions to applicants

Please check to see which documents (i.e., resume, CV, cover letter, list of references) are associated with this posting. Prior to applying for the position, prepare the electronic versions of these documents to upload or to “copy and paste” when prompted. You will not have the opportunity to attach them after you apply.

An official copy of your transcript is required upon hire for this position.

Applicants must meet the posted minimum qualifications for the position at the time of completing and submitting an application.

All positions will be open until an adequate applicant pool has been reached.

EEO Statement

The University of Mississippi provides equal opportunity in any employment practice, education program, or education activity to all qualified persons. The University complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based upon race, color, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information.

Background Check Statement

The University of Mississippi is committed to providing a safe campus community. UM conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Work Schedule
If part-time, specific number of hours per week
Published Salary Actual salary will depend on experience, qualifications and departmental budget.
Exceptional Employment Benefits

The University of Mississippi is proud to offer a comprehensive salary and generous benefits package. Benefits include employer-paid portions of medical, dental, vision, and tuition waiver programs for employees and dependents. In addition, the UM retirement program includes an employer contribution. UM offers generous paid holiday time off, personal (vacation) and medical leave for most employees – staff members accrue personal and medical leave based on their years of service. UM was named the state’s healthiest workplace among all Mississippi colleges and universities and offers wellness programs. For eight consecutive years, UM has been recognized as one of the best colleges in the nation to work for by The Chronicle of Higher Education. For information about our employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview (http://www.olemiss.edu/hr/benefits.html).

Job Open Date 04/20/2017
Employee Category Professional / Administrative
Employee Designation Regular Full-time (Benefits Eligible)
Clerical skills testing None

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn about this particular job opening?
    • University of Mississippi website
    • Print ad/newspaper
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • WIN Job Center/MDES Jobs Website
    • Professional meeting or conference
    • Professional journal and through a professional organization
    • Professional list service
    • Listed at historically black or predominately minority college or university
    • Predominately minority-targeted publication
    • Other institution/laboratory/program
    • Referred by a friend who is an employee of the University
    • I am a current employee
  2. * Do you have at least a Bachelor's Degree from a four-year college or university in a related field and two (2) years of experience OR at least ten (10) years of related experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * After reviewing the examples of work and the essential functions of this position, please describe the related experience (a minimum of two years) that you possess.

    (Open Ended Question)

Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume / Vitae
  2. Cover Letter