Assistant Director of Compliance


University, MS, US, 38677

Department:  Compliance (10000856)
Employee Designation:  Regular Full-time (Benefits Eligible)

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Definition of Class

This position 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 monitors for compliance. 

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 department, University, Southeastern Conference, and NCAA rules and regulations.

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 Education/Experience


Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university.





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


Substitution Statement:

Related experience may be substituted for education, on a basis set forth and approved by the Department of Human Resources.


Interview Requirements: Any candidate who is called for an interview must notify the Department of Equal Opportunity/Regulatory Compliance in writing of any reasonable accommodation needed prior to the date of the interview.

Salary/Wage Information

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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, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, citizenship, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information.

Background Check Statement

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