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Senior Associate Athletic Director, Compliance

Auburn University
Alabama, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Aug 5, 2022

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Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Grants & Contracts, Legal Affairs, Student Affairs, Athletics, Executive, Executive Directors, Other Executive
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Position Details

Position Information

Requisition Number


Home Org Name

Athletic Compliance

Division Name

Director Intercollegiate Athletics

Position Title

Senior Associate Athletic Director, Compliance

Job Class Code


Appointment Status


Part-time FTE

Limited Term


Limited Term Length

Job Summary

Auburn University Athletics seeks candidates for a Senior Associate Athletic Director of Compliance position to direct and oversee the daily operations of the Athletic Compliance unit to ensure adherence with all NCAA, SEC, and University policies. Responsible for the implementation and administration of the procedures for maintaining compliance with rules and regulations. This position will report to the Executive Associate Athletic Director of Compliance.

The mission of Auburn University Department of Athletics, in keeping with the mission of the University, and in a spirit of inclusion, encouraging diversity and equitable treatment for all, will strive for excellence in academics and athletics, while embracing good sportsmanship and ethical conduct.

About Auburn: At Auburn, our work changes lives. Ranked by U.S. News and World Report as a premier public institution, Auburn University is dedicated to shaping the future of the people of Alabama, the nation, and the world through forward-thinking education, life-enhancing research, scholarship and selfless service. Auburn is nationally recognized for its commitment to academic excellence, community outreach, positive work environment, student engagement, and thriving community.

Why employees choose Auburn: Auburn University was named by Forbes Magazine as one of the state of Alabama’s best employers, with employees staying an average of ten years. Employees enjoy competitive benefits that include top-notch health insurance, generous retirement plans, tuition assistance for employees and dependents, flexible spending accounts and more!

Learn more about Auburn’s impact, generous employee benefits, and thriving community by visiting .

Our Commitment: Auburn University is committed to a diverse and inclusive campus environment. Visit to learn more about our commitment to expanding equity and inclusion for all.

Essential Functions

  1. Directs the daily operations and oversees the delivery of services to on-going programs and activities in functional areas through managing, planning, evaluating, advising, counseling and budgeting of programs and staff to ensure that they comply with rules and are informed of their individual responsibilities for a commitment to compliance. Supervises sports and support entities, as assigned, in administration, staff development, student-athlete recruitment, retention and graduation.
  2. Provides advice and counsel to the Executive Associate Athletics Director on strategic planning policies and procedures and implementation of long and short-range plans and strategies. Responsible for implementing policies, procedures, goals, long and short-range plans and strategies.
  3. Provides guidance and recommendations to the Executive Associate Athletics Director in regard to subordinate functional areas.
  4. Provides counsel and guidance to coaches, staff members, and student-athletes in assigned sports to ensure the needs of the program are met and rules upheld.
  5. Assesses program effectiveness and consistency with university wide programs and goals and institutes changes for improvement.
  6. Assures appropriate controls are in place to adequately safeguard departmental assets.
  7. Serves as liaison between other departments to ensure the needs of assigned programs are met and serve as a liaison to the Committee on Intercollegiate Athletics and the Faculty Athletics Representative.
  8. Directs and oversees all department income and expenditures, including reviewing functional reports for accuracy.
  9. Represents the Athletics Department in meetings, conferences, and other public functions.
  10. Complies with all applicable National Collegiate Athletic Association ( NCAA ) and Southeastern Conference ( SEC ) regulations in the performance of job duties.

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Level

Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution

Field of Study

Sports Administration, Management, Business Administration, or related field.

Years of Experience


Area of Experience

Administering a compliance program that includes interpreting and applying
athletic rules and regulations set by NCAA and SEC .

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Alternate Minimum Education and Experience (If available)

Education Level

Field of Study

Indicated education is required; no substitutions allowed.

Years of Experience

Area of Experience

Indicated experience is required; no substitutions allowed.

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Minimum Skills, License, and Certifications

Minimum Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of National Collegiate Athletic Association ( NCAA ) and Southeastern Conference ( SEC ) rules and regulations; budget planning and analysis, accounting principles and safety guidelines.

Excellent communication and organizational skills, as well as problem-solving and trouble-shooting capabilities. Demonstrated ability to maintain and develop personal contacts with outside groups, i.e. student-athletes, coaches, professional representatives, fans, media, donors, University community. Ability to stay abreast of information impacting the affected area.

Minimum Technology Skills

Minimum License and Certifications

Desired Qualifications

Desired Qualifications

Posting Detail Information

Salary Range

$114,100 - $228,200

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EEO Statement

Auburn University is committed to an inclusive and diverse campus environment. Women, underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER . It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

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Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional DocumentsSupplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please select how you first became aware of this opportunity. Your response helps us determine how we can more effectively reach our candidates.
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  2. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree or higher in Sports Administration, Management, Business Administration, or related field?
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  3. * How many years experience do you possess administering a compliance program that includes interpreting and applying athletic rules and regulations set by NCAA and SEC?

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