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Utah Tech University Associate Athletics Director of Compliance in St. George, Utah

Associate Athletics Director of Compliance

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Associate Athletics Director of Compliance


$80,000.00 - $90,000.00 Annually


St. George 84770, UT

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Full-Time Staff

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Athletics Administration

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Position Announcement

The Associate Athletics Director of Compliance is a key member of the athletics department executive leadership team responsible for ensuring adherence to NCAA, conference, and institutional rules and regulations governing intercollegiate athletics. This position requires comprehensive knowledge of NCAA compliance standards, exceptional attention to detail, and the ability to collaborate effectively with various stakeholders within the athletics department and across the university. Additional information about the department and Utah Tech Athletics can be found online athttps://utahtechtrailblazers.com/.


  • Develop, implement, and maintain policies and procedures to ensure compliance with NCAA rules and regulations.

  • Monitor and interpret NCAA legislation to ensure compliance with all relevant rules, and serve as the primary point of contact for NCAA compliance inquiries and investigations.

  • Conduct regular compliance audits and assessments to identify areas of improvement and ensure adherence to established standards.

  • Oversee the collaboration with academic advisors, coaches, and other stakeholders to monitor student-athlete academic progress and certifications, including initial eligibility, academic eligibility, and amateurism.

  • Coordinate the submission of required documentation for NCAA eligibility waivers and appeals.

  • Develop and deliver comprehensive compliance education and training programs for coaches, student-athletes, and athletics department staff.

  • Foster a culture of compliance within the athletics department through ongoing education and communication initiatives.

  • Prepare and submit required NCAA compliance reports and certifications in a timely and accurate manner.

  • Conduct investigtions into alleged violations of NCAA rules and regulations and coordinate with appropriate university officials and external stakeholders.

  • Conduct compliance rules review seminars for departmental administrators, coaches, and student athletes.

  • Disseminate new Conference and NCAA legislation and interpretations to coaches and departmental staff.

  • Consult with coaches and other administrative staff regarding program compliance and provides appropriate training opportunities for athletics staff.

  • Maintain regular contact with officials from the NCAA and conference offices to obtain current and accurate information regarding regulations and compliance.

  • Responsible to supervise and oversee athletics compliance staff and any sports program that is designated. Serve as liaison for all new staff members on policies and procedures.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree required, master's degree preferred.

  • Minimum of three years of experience in NCAA compliance or related field within intercollegiate athletics.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of NCAA rules and regualtions, with a proven track record of interpreting and applhying complex compliance standards.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with diverse stakeholders.

  • Good computer skills with a general understanding of application software and the internet.

  • Must work weekends and/or holidays, as assigned team sport event schedule dictates.

Supplemental Information

POSITION DETAILS, COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:Full-time overtime-exempt staff position. Annual salary of $80,000-$90,000 depending on qualifications and experience. Desired start date of July 2024. Excellent benefits package included that begins on start date; includes medical, dental, vision, employee assistance and wellness programs, life, disability, retirement, undergraduate tuition waivers for employees and eligible dependents, as well as paid holidays in addition to sick and vacation leave accruals. Seehttps://humanresources.utahtech.edu/employee-benefits/under "Benefits Summary" for more details.

ELECTRONIC APPLICATION PROCEDURES:Application review beginsJune 3, 2024;position open until filled. Submit application materials (including resume contents and contact information for three professional references) and upload cover letter electronically. If, because of a disability, you need special services or facilities in order to apply for this opening, please call the Human Resources Office at (435) 652-7520.

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: Utah Tech University is an open, comprehensive, polytechnic institution , committed to exceptional student learning and success that has adopted an instructional approach of "active learning . active life" and a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship. We seek faculty and staff committed to creating an active, applied and career-oriented learning environment that is student-centered. Established in 1911 as a community college and in 2013 as a state university, our U niversity is located in picturesque southwestern Utah, approximately 120 miles north of Las Vegas. The area is renowned for its red rocks, desert climate, over 300 days of sunshine annually, and featuring easy access to world-class outdoor recreational opportunities. Click here to learn more about the University (https://about.utahtech.edu/) .

Utah Tech University is a fast-growing Utah public institution of higher education, with more than 12,000 students. We offer over 250 programs, including masters, bachelors, associates, certificates, endorsements, minors, and/or emphases. We seek to recruit and retain diverse and ambitious faculty and staff who bring new ideas , possess values and career aspirations aligned with the mission and vision, and are inspired to build a premier open, comprehensive, polytechnic university. Utah Tech University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer; the President and employees of the University are fully committed to Affirmative Action within its employment programs and activities. Utah Tech does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or the University’s non-discrimination policies:

  • Director of Equity Compliance / Title IX Coordinator: Hazel Sainsbury - titleix@utahtech.edu , HCC 579, 435-652-7747.

  • Deputy Title IX Coordinator: Jennifer Larimore - titleix@utahtech.edu , 435-652-7731.

    For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://titleix.utahtech.edu/ or contact:

  • U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, ocr@ed.gov , 800-421-3481.

  • U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, ocr.denver@ed.gov , 303-844-5695.

    The University provides key institutional information regarding Academics, Campus Safety, Student Services, Employment Laws, and other requirements per the Higher Education Act and other consumer information requirements to prospective students, students, UT employees, and prospective employees online at https://utahtech.edu/right-to-know/ and https://police.utahtech.edu/clery-act/ .

    In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification.

Click here to visit https://humanresources.utahtech.edu/employee-benefits/to learn more about the wonderful benefits available to you as a Utah Tech employee!

Highlights from Utah Tech's benefits package include:

  • 14.2% retirement contribution, paid 100% by the employer (no match required), vested on day 1 of full-time employment;

  • Regular undergraduate tuition waiver (paid at 100%) for employee, spouse, and unmarried dependent children to take courses at Utah Tech;

  • Full medical, dental, and vision plans, with low employee-paid premiums, that begins on day 1 of full-time employment;

  • Flexible Spending Accounts or Health Savings Accounts available;

  • Employer-paid basic life insurance & disability insurance coverage from day 1 of full-time employment;

  • Generous staff leave accruals, plus 12 paid holidays per calendar year.


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225 S. University Avenue

St. George, Utah, 84770