Associate Director Compliance

Posting Details

Job # 036964 Department Code 31030-7013 Department Office of General Counsel Job Title Associate Director Compliance Location Syracuse, NY Pay Range Commensurate with Experience Staff Level S5 FLSA Status Exempt Hours

Standard University business hours

8:30am – 5:00pm (academic year)
8:00am – 4:30pm (summer)

Hours may vary based on operational needs.

Job Type Full-time Campus Syracuse, NY Unionized Position Code Not Applicable Job Description

The Associate Director Compliance performs duties to ensure institutional compliance with department, institutional, state, federal, NCAA and ACC guidelines. Assists the Associate Athletics Director for Compliance with the overall operations of athletics compliance including compliance-related projects and other administrative duties as assigned by the Associate Athletics Director for Compliance.

Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to: coordination of day-to-day compliance activities; serve as liaison with multiple offices on campus; athletics, registrar, financial aid, housing, admissions; provide legislative and interpretive guidelines for institution; oversight of specific compliance components as noted below.


• Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree/Juris Doctor preferred.

• Two (2) plus years of full-time experience applying Division I NCAA rules and regulations at a Division I institution.

Job Specific Qualifications

• Strong communication and interpersonal skills combined with the ability to interact with diverse groups is required.

• Strong knowledge of LSDBi and recruiting software.

• Proficient in Microsoft Office and Adobe Illustrator.

• Willing to work evening and weekend hours.


• Monitors potential and proposed changes to NCAA legislation’ Works with the Associate Athletics Director for Compliance to develop, draft, and propose ACC and NCAA legislation.

• Performs initial eligibility assessments of prospective student-athletes to determine if they will meet NCAA standards.

• Oversees camp and clinic approval process.

• Provides NCAA rules interpretations as primary sport contact for several of the institution’s athletics programs.

• Develops comprehensive NCAA rules education program.

• Prepares NCAA rules education documents for monthly Coaching Staff /Compliance Meetings.

• Prepares and delivers NCAA rules education to all student-athletes multiple times per academic year.

• Prepares and delivers NCAA rules education to all athletic department staff members several times per academic year.

• Prepares and delivers NCAA rules education to boosters, constituency groups, and the Syracuse Community at various times throughout the year.

• Writes violation self-reports and waivers of NCAA rules as assigned by the Associate Athletics Director for Compliance.

• Assist with compliance-related projects and perform other administrative duties as assigned by the Associate Athletics Director for Compliance.

Physical Requirements

Not Applicable


Not Applicable

Application Instructions

In addition to completing an online application, please attach a resume and cover letter.

About Syracuse University

Syracuse University is a private, international research university with distinctive academics, diversely unique offerings and an undeniable spirit. Located in the geographic heart of New York State, with a global footprint, and nearly 150 years of history, Syracuse University offers a quintessential college experience.

The scope of Syracuse University is a testament to its strengths: a pioneering history dating back to 1870; a choice of more than 200 majors and 100 minors offered through 13 schools and colleges; nearly 15,000 undergraduates and 5,000 graduate students; more than a quarter of a million alumni in 160 countries; and a student population from all 50 U.S. states and 123 countries. For more information, please visit

About the Syracuse area

Syracuse is a medium-sized city situated in the geographic center of New York State approximately 250 miles northwest of New York City. The metro-area population totals approximately 500,000. The area offers a low cost of living and provides many social, cultural, and recreational options, including parks, museums, festivals, professional regional theater, and premier shopping venues. Syracuse and Central New York present a wide range of seasonal recreation and attractions ranging from water skiing and snow skiing, hiking in the Adirondacks, touring the historic sites, visiting wineries along the Finger Lakes, and biking on trails along the Erie Canal.


Syracuse University is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action institution. The University prohibits discrimination and harassment based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law to the extent prohibited by law. This nondiscrimination policy covers admissions, employment, and access to and treatment in University programs, services, and activities.

Commitment to Supporting and Hiring Veterans

Syracuse University has a long history of engaging veterans and the military-connected community through its educational programs, community outreach, and employment programs. After World War II, Syracuse University welcomed more than 10,000 returning veterans to our campus, and those veterans literally transformed Syracuse University into the national research institution it is today. The University’s contemporary commitment to veterans builds on this historical legacy, and extends to both class-leading initiatives focused on making an SU degree accessible and affordable to the post-9/11 generation of veterans, and also programs designed to position Syracuse University as the employer of choice for military veterans, members of the Guard and Reserve, and military family members.

Commitment to a Diverse and Inclusive Campus Community

Syracuse University maintains an inclusive learning environment in which students, faculty, administrators, staff, curriculum, social activities, governance, and all other aspects of campus life reflect a diverse, multi-cultural, and international worldview. The University community recognizes and values the many similarities and differences among individuals and groups. At Syracuse, we are committed to preparing students to understand, live among, appreciate, and work in an inherently diverse country and world made up of people with different ethnic and racial backgrounds, military backgrounds, religious beliefs, socio-economic status, cultural traditions, abilities, sexual orientations and gender identities. To do so, we commit ourselves to promoting a community that celebrates and models the principles of diversity and inclusivity.

Quick Link Job Posting Date 04/20/2021 Application Deadline Full Consideration By Job Category Staff Message to Applicants

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