Under limited supervision of the Executive Director of Athletics, the Assistant Athletics Director, Compliance is responsible for the overall development, implementation, and review of the institution's NCAA compliance program. Specifically, the position is responsible for the daily operation of the compliance program including student-athlete eligibility certification, development of policies and procedures pertaining to enforcement of NCAA rules, delivery of rules education to coaches and staff, as well as submission of required reports to the NCAA and/or Pacific West Conference.
Minimum one year of work experience with NCAA compliance
Excellent written and oral communication
Ability to manage multiple and simultaneous responsibilities and to prioritize scheduling of work
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work professionally and effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community
Working knowledge of NCAA online resource database (LSDBi)
Proficiency in computer skills including word processing, Excel, and database applications
Master's degree in a related field (sports administration)
Demonstrated ability to analyze, interpret, review and implement NCAA rules and regulations
Two or more years of experience working in intercollegiate athletics administration
Advanced knowledge of NCAA Division II rules
Working knowledge of Jumpforward compliance application
Report to work obligations to support the department and may require work during HPU's winter break, if necessary.
Must meet training and background check qualifications and comply with the Protection of Minors policy.
Able to work all shifts and extended hours.
Upon hire, candidate must have reliable personal transportation to facilitate travel between to all HPU worksites and other locations as required by the position. This includes a valid driver's license and a personal vehicle that is legally registered and insured.
This position may also require driving responsibility for an HPU vehicle.
Due to driving responsibilities, you must meet training and background check qualifications and comply with HPU's Vehicle Driving policy.
Successful candidate will be able to work in an environment that utilize excellent time and stress management skills.
Key Responsibilities/Essential Job Functions:
1. Eligibility Certification and NCAA Compliance Oversight 85%
Develops and implements departmental policies to ensure/enforce compliance with the NCAA regulation.
Coordinates and conducts initial, transfer and continuing eligibility certification process
Prepares NCAA appeals and waiver requests
Collaborates with financial aid and admissions office to determine exempt and non-exempt aid and monitor compliance with NCAA financial aid rules
Monitors playing season activity for individual sport programs
Generates National Letter of Intent/Athletics Grant in Aid letters
Coordinates and assists with processing of athletics aid renewals on annual basis
Approves and oversees all recruiting related activities and sports camps and clinics
Investigates and reports NCAA and Pacific West Conference rules violations
Prepares and administers all required NCAA compliances forms to student-athletes annually
Designs and implements rules education for coaches and University staff on annual and monthly basis
Provides interpretation of NCAA rules to staff, coaches and student-athletes.
Serves as the compliance liaison between the Athletics Department and other university departments
2. Performs other related duties as assigned (15%)
Provides Game Management at home events
Assists with implementation of department-wide events (SA Banquet, golf tournament, etc.).
Performs other related duties as assigned
Actively participates as an effective member of team by completing assigned duties, accepting additional assignments or reassignments.
Assists with seasonal peaks.
This description is not designed to list all activities, duties or responsibilities which may be required for this job. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned at any time.
Hawai'i Pacific University is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable environment in which faculty and staff can excel irrespective of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, or any other protected class covered by state and federal law. Hawai'i Pacific University encourages applications from veterans and individuals with disabilities. A pre-employment background investigation is performed on candidates selected for employment.
About Hawai'i Pacific University Athletics
Hawai'i Pacific University, commonly referred to as HPU, is a private, nonsectarian, coeducational university located in downtown Honolulu, in the U.S. state of Hawai'i. Hawai'i Pacific University is the largest private university in the central Pacific, most noted for its diverse student body of nearly 5,000 students, representing nearly 80 countries.
HPU is a member of NCAA Division II and the PacWest Conference, and an independent member of the NCATA for Acrobatics and Tumbling.