Job Information

University of Utah Sr. Associate Athletic Director - Compliance in Salt Lake City, Utah

Open Date 12/09/2021

Requisition Number PRN28707B

Job Title Sr. Associate Athletic Director

Working Title Sr. Associate Athletic Director - Compliance

Job Grade EXE

FLSA Code Executive

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

VP Area President

Department 00327 - Athletics Department

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range Salary is commensurate with experience

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

The position of Senior Associate Athletic Director for Compliance at the University of Utah is responsible for the administration of the compliance unit within the Department of Athletics and will report to the Deputy Athletics Director for Internal Operations and Chief Operating Officer with a dotted line to the Office of General Counsel.

This position ensures that individuals and groups representing the institution’s athletics programs comply with all pertinent institutional, Pac-12 Conference, and NCAA regulations, and ensures that the integrity of the institution is upheld by promptly investigating any known or alleged rule violations and self-reporting any confirmed infractions.

In addition, the Senior Associate Athletics Director for Compliance is responsible for leading a compliance staff that provides ongoing education, monitoring, enforcement, and NCAA compliance. Through providing effective and consistent interpretations of Pac-12 Conference and NCAA legislation, this position oversees ensures that compliance throughout the department is consistent with NCAA regulations; assigns, directs, and effectively supervises a professional staff; maintains a thorough knowledge of NCAA rules compliance (i.e., recruiting, financial aid, eligibility, extra benefits, Title IX and gender equity, etc).

The Senior Associate Athletics Director for Compliance will serve as the department’s liaison to university admissions, financial aid office, general counsel for investigative matters, and to the assistant registrar for athletics eligibility regarding the eligibility of all prospects and current student-athletes. This position will be directly responsible for NCAA rules compliance in the recruiting process, agent education, compliance with NCAA and Pac-12 waiver processes, NIL monitoring and attestation, preparation of relevant NCAA compliance reports for all annual reporting requirements to oversight bodies and senior administrators as appropriate, as well as conducting preliminary investigations and processing all secondary violations including eligibility reinstatement and NCAA and Pac-12 waivers.


1. Conduct Investigations of potential NCAA rule violations

2. Provide NCAA rule interpretations

3. Prepare and submit complex waivers and self-reports to the NCAA

4. Establish new processes in response to national trends/changes on NCAA issues

5. Evaluate institutional trends and modify systems to address concerns

6. Execute rules education sessions

7. Supervise and manage compliance staff

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Business or Public Administration, a related area, or equivalency required; plus six years of progressively more responsible management experience; and demonstrated leadership, human relations, and effective communication skills also required.

Master’s degree in Business Administration or related area or Juris Doctor preferred.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.


Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Please contact Charmelle Green at with any questions on this job posting.

Additional Information

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA)

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112


Online reports may be submitted at

For more information:

To inquire about this posting, email: ( or call 801-581-2300.

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.