The University of California San Diego is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Assistant Director- Compliance. UC San Diego, located in La Jolla, in the San Diego Metropolitan area, enrolls over 35,000 students, earned recognition as one of the world’s premier research universities, and is ranked as one of the top-10 public universities in the nation. UC San Diego Athletics has a proud tradition of academic and athletic excellence, sponsors 23 varsity sports, and is reclassifying to NCAA Division I as a member of the Big West Conference. Triton Athletics consistently ranks as one of the most successful athletic programs, ranking among the top 7 nationally in the Learfield Director’s Cup on 13 different occasions and has finished second overall three times.
Reporting to the Associate Athletics Director (AD)- NCAA Compliance, the Assistant Director is responsible for monitoring NCAA rules compliance and education programs. The Assistant Director is responsible for the day-to-day oversight of selected aspects of the Intercollegiate Athletics Compliance Program, including understanding and monitoring recruiting matters, playing and practice seasons, camps and clinics, extra benefits, complimentary admissions, initial eligibility, admissions evaluations, and other compliance areas.
Responsible for understanding and applying NCAA rules to all assigned tasks. Develops rules education for coaches, student-athletes, prospects, staff and parents of student-athletes. Provides interpretations, prepares various NCAA and conference waivers, and participates with investigations and self-reports. The Assistant Director- Compliance will also provide work direction to graduate-level compliance interns, as needed. The incumbent will follow the athletic philosophy consistent with that of the UC San Diego Athletic Department and NCAA, and a commitment to diversity in all of its forms.
Triton Athletics promotes the pursuit of excellence, strength of character, teamwork, ethical conduct, and diversity, and is inextricably linked to the educational mission of the University.
Thorough knowledge of program activity and best practices. Knowledge and skills to analyze, interpret, and review NCAA procedures to enhance monitoring of NCAA legislative compliance. Professional knowledge of the philosophy and objectives of NCAA athletics programs. Professional knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations related to academic eligibility, recruiting, amateurism, playing and practice seasons, and financial aid, among others.
Problem-solving skills; multi-task, work with frequent interruptions, and effective listener. Proven ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret data and provide appropriate response utilizing campus/department resources for report preparation and correspondence, and implementation of policies and procedures.
Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interact in a positive manner with diverse clientele, using a high degree of confidence, initiative, tact, diplomacy, flexibility, patience and discretion in dealing with a diverse population of students, parents, staff, supporters, campus administrators, faculty and the general public.
Advanced writing skills to independently draft correspondence and guidelines, pertaining to athletic operations, policies, and procedures.
Demonstrated ability to prepare and present educational and informational workshops and seminars to coaches and student-athletes regarding NCAA compliance, scholarships and student development services.
Skill in reading and understanding complex and/or detailed documents such as NCAA and UC San Diego policies and procedures
Ability to analyze and resolve special circumstances (non-routine) which are brought forth by colleagues, student-athletes and coaches, ensuring that the goals of the athletic program are met and that outcomes are within compliance.
Knowledge of and experience with student financial aid programs, academic programs, and/or intercollegiate athletic programs.
Ability to maintain equanimity while under the pressure of coordinating multiple projects and being subject to constantly changing priorities.
Additional Salary Information: Full career benefits will be included in this position
Internal Number: 108454
About UC San Diego Tritons
UC San Diego, located in La Jolla, in the San Diego Metropolitan area, enrolls over 35,000 students and is one of the University of California’s 10 campuses. UC San Diego has earned recognition as one of the world’s premier research universities and one of the top-10 public universities in the nation.
UC San Diego Athletics sponsors a broad based program of 23 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) sports, with approximately 600 student-athletes. It promotes the pursuit of excellence, strength of character, teamwork, ethical conduct, and diversity, and is inextricably linked to the educational mission of the University.
UC San Diego has begun the journey to reclassifying to NCAA Division I and the Big West Conference. The Tritons will begin playing a full schedule in the Big West in the fall of 2020, spend four years in a reclassification period, and then have full-fledged NCAA Division I status in the fall of 2024.
A premiere NCAA athletics program, our vision encompasses; setting the standard in all aspects of competitive success, academic excellence, ethical conduct, student-athlete experience, campus pride, the development and retention of coaches and staff, and t...he establishment of lifelong relationships. Athletics enhances campus, alumni, and community pride while fostering collaborations that increase our profile and visibility throughout the region.
•UC San Diego sponsors 23 intercollegiate sport programs that currently compete in the Big West Conference, Mountain Pacific Sports Federation, Western Water Polo Association, Western Intercollegiate Rowing Association, and Western Fencing Conference.
•As of fall 2020 all Triton athletic teams compete at the NCAA Division I level, with the exception of the men's volleyball, men's and women's water polo, and men's and women's fencing programs, which compete at the NCAA “National Collegiate” level. Men's rowing is not sanctioned by the NCAA and competes as a member of the Intercollegiate Rowing Association.
•During its recently-concluded 20-year affiliation with NCAA Division II, UC San Diego consistently ranked as one of the most successful athletic programs in the nation, ranking among the top 10 nationally in the Learfield/IMG College Directors' Cup in 20 of the last 25 years – five of which were Division III. The program claimed the Director's Cup title as a member of Division III in 1998 and finished as runner-up three times while in Division II, including 2018-19.
•UC San Diego intercollegiate athletic programs have claimed 30 NCAA national championships in team sports, while 44 have finished as national runners-up and 49 achieved 3rd-place honors. Individually, 138 Triton scholar-athletes have earned national titles. All told, UC San Diego has won 276 national, regional, and conference championships.
•The most recent NCAA report indicates scholar-athletes at UC San Diego own a 4-class average graduation rate of 91 percent, the highest among Division II institutions and sixth among all institutions in Divisions I and II.
•Triton scholar-athletes have earned an impressive 1,389 All-America honors for athletics achievement over the years, while 82 have been named to Academic All-America teams and 37 have been awarded prestigious NCAA Post Graduate Scholarships.
•During its time as a member of the California Collegiate Athletic Association, UC San Diego claimed eight Robert J. Heigert Commissioner's Cup titles, including the 2018-19 season. The award is given to the CCAA member institution with the highest aggregate ranking in eight of the league's 13 championship sports.