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Assistant Athetic Director - Compliance
DATE:   4/9/2014
JOB TITLE:   Assistant Athletic Director - Compliance
DEPARTMENT:   Athletics
SECTOR:   Business Affairs


The Assistant Athletics Director for Compliance and Administration oversees the University’s adherence to NCAA rules, including providing rules education for athletics staff members and other appropriate university personnel, as well as human resources operations. The Associate Director of Athletics for Compliance and Administration also develops and implements systems for monitoring rule compliance as well as coordinates the University’s athletics financial aid program, including the awarding of athletic scholarships. This position also has direct oversight of sport programs. Responsible for adherence to the athlete’s Code of Conduct.


Analyze and collect compliance information.

Educate coaches on NCAA rules and compliance issues.

Maintain squad and verify academic progress.

Maintain recruiting lists and coordinate National Letter of Intent program.

Responsible for review and adjudication of alleged violations of the athletes Code of Conduct.

Verify adherence to recruiting policies and procedures.

Serve as liaison for athletics with admissions, financial aid and each college.

Manage athletics aid budgets and approve summer aid requests.

Administer NCAA Special Assistance Fund and Student-Athlete Opportunity Fund.

Provide game management oversight for selected athletics events.

Operate the program under the rules and regulations of the university, the NCAA and the MAAC; understanding that an employee can be suspended for a period of time without pay or terminated if found to be involved in significant or repetitive violations of NCAA regulations.

Faculty and staff are expected to maintain the confidentiality of all confidential and proprietary information (including but not limited to:  student personal information, student grades, employee personal information, etc.), both during and after their employment with the University.  If a faculty or staff member has a question about the confidentiality of a particular matter, he/she should consult their supervisor.  Any violation of this rule shall subject the faculty/staff member to disciplinary action, up to and including immediate termination of employment.

 Perform other duties as assigned.


65%    Analyze and collect compliance information; educates coaches on NCAA rules and compliances; verify adherence to recruiting policies and procedure.

10%    Provide oversight for designated sports programs.

10%    Manage athletics aid budget.

10%    Provide game management oversight.

 5%    Perform other duties as assigned.           

  1. Ability to work non-traditional business hours including evenings, weekends and holidays when necessary.
  2. Strong interpersonal, organizational, written and oral communication skills.
  3. Knowledge of NCAA rules, education and training.
  4. Proficiency to handle various office machines including but not limited to: computer, keyboard, computer software applications, calculator, copy machine and fax.
  5. Ability to receive telephone calls, respond to inquiries and effectively communicate with others.
  6. Ability to drive a personal or university vehicle for the purpose of university business on a regular basis.


The functions of the position usually performed sitting, but may require some amount of time standing. Some amount of stooping, kneeling, bending, crouching, lifting, walking, carrying and other movements may be required. Tasks involving working on a computer keyboard, computer software applications, calculator, cutting, labeling, and taping involve extensive wrist and hand movement. All individuals are required to be able to perform these movements without significant risk of injury to themselves or others.

  1. Bachelor's degree in related field is required. Master’s degree preferred.
  2.  Minimum of three years of experience performing similar tasks is required.
  3. A valid New York State driver’s license is required that satisfies both University and insurance company underwriting rules and regulations for driving a motor vehicle. Must also be able to operate a motor vehicle in Canada.

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NIAGARA UNIVERSITY is an equal opportunity employer. Consistent with our Catholic mission, Niagara University is committed to providing equal employment and educational opportunities and will not discriminate on the basis of race, age, sex (gender), national origin, religious preference, sexual orientation, predisposing genetic characteristic, status as veteran or disability. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Ryan Thompson, Esq., Title IX Coordinator, Office for Equity & Inclusion, 716-286-8324, rthompson@niagara.edu, www.niagara.edu/oei, Office Location: O’Shea Hall, B27. For further information on notice of non-discrimination, visit http://wdcrobcolp01.ed.gov/CFAPPS/OCR/contactus.cfm for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 1-800-421-3481.

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