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Director of Athletics Compliance

Appalachian State University
Boone, North Carolina, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
May 16, 2024

Position Title
Director of Athletics Compliance

Position Number

Office of Compliance and Ethics - 640000

Description of University

Appalachian State University, in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. As one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system, Appalachian enrolls more than 20,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 3-5 years of experience in NCAA Compliance
License/Certification Required

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The athletic program at Appalachian State University operates on the premise that intercollegiate athletics is an integral part of the institution’s overall program of education. This position will represent the Senior Director of Athletics Compliance in various capacities.

The Director of Athletics Compliance reports directly to the Senior Director of Athletics Compliance and assists in the oversight of compliance of NCAA rules to ensure the eligibility of players and educate coaches and staff to prevent violations. Commitment to and compliance with the University’s and Department of Athletics policies and procedures as well as the conference and NCAA constitutions, bylaws, legislation and regulations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include:
  • (50%) Serve as primary liaison to a specific set of sports and subdivisions of Athletics Department as assigned by the Senior Director of Athletics Compliance. Such liaison responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
    • Provide NCAA, Sun Belt (or applicable) Conference, and App State legislative interpretations and rules education.
    • Monitor team personnel, playing and practice season, awards, and recruiting activities.
    • Assist with investigating and self-reporting NCAA rules violations.
    • Draft legislative waivers as needed.
  • (20%) Under the supervision of the senior compliance administrator, serve as the primary facilitator of App State’s Name, Image, and Likeness compliance initiatives (e.g. rules education, disclosure, policy development).
  • (10%) Serve as the primary facilitator of App State’s Agent Registration program.
  • (10%) Assist in the development and maintenance of the Athletic Compliance website and social media efforts.
  • (5%) Participate in the design and substance of the University’s Athletic Compliance program.
  • (5%) Any other duties as assigned by the Senior Director of Athletics Compliance.
Suggested Salary Range
Commensurate with experience

Physical Demands of Position

Must be able to sit for long periods of time. The major functions of this position require a great deal of time on the computer.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Submit resume, cover letter, and provide three professional references with contact information in your application.

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