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Director of Compliance

University of Oklahoma
Job Location:
Assessment, Accreditation, and Compliance
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Organization: Compliance-Athletics

Job Location: Oklahoma-Norman-Norman Campus


Work Schedule: M-F 9-5PM

Work Type: Onsite

Salary Range: Targeted salary $60,000 based on experience

Benefits Provided: Yes

Required Attachments: Resume, Cover Letter

Job Description


The Director of Compliance has oversight of eligibility (NCAA Bylaw 14) and is responsible for ensuring a wide-range of tasks are compliant with NCAA rules and regulations, including but not limited to, evaluating initial eligibility for prospective student-athletes (amateurism), monitoring continuing eligibility of current student-athletes for all sports (about 600 individuals).

  • Overseeing the National Letter of Intent process as well as the transfer process.
  • Responsible for the initial and continuing eligibility of all student-athletes including but not limited to, administering National Letter of Intent and Financial Aid Agreements, conducting background checks, and academic evaluation.

  • Assists with and provides input on the legislative process.
  • Assists with major investigations and reporting.
  • Works with the Registrar's Office to ensure accurate and timely submission of Academic Progress Program (APP), Academic Progress Rate (APR), and Graduation Success Rate (GSR).
  • Constructs appropriate arguments and drafts waiver and interpretation requests.
  • Assists in the compilation of the annual Sports Sponsorship report.
  • Assists in managing the rules education program, for student-athletes, coaches, university and athletic administration and staff.
  • Conducts regular spot checks associated with sport teams and related events, including practice and competition and team travel.
  • Provides leadership and direction for maintaining records on all conference squad list forms and certificate of participation forms for all sports.
  • Performs various duties as needed to successfully fulfill the function of the position.

Job Requirements


Required Education: Master's degree, AND:

  • 12 months of NCAA compliance or related experience.


  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to respect confidentiality and practice discretion
  • Excellent communication (oral and written) skills
  • Must be able to read and interpret policy
  • Ability to effectively engage and present to a wide variety of constituents, both internally and externally
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills with exceptional listening skills and high emotional intelligence
  • Strong initiative to solve problems in a timely manner
  • Ability and willingness to work flexible hours, including nights and weekends


  • None

Advertised Physical Requirements:

  • Sit for prolonged periods.
  • Communicate effectively.
  • Ability to engage in repetitive motion.
  • Standard office environment.

Departmental Preferences:

  • None

Special Instructions: If you are selected as a final candidate for this position, you will be subject to The University of Oklahoma Norman Campus Tuberculosis Testing policy. To view the policy, visit

Why You Belong at the University of Oklahoma: The University of Oklahoma fosters an inclusive culture of respect and civility, belonging, and access, which are essential to our collective pursuit of excellence and our determination to change lives. The unique talents, perspectives, and experiences of our community enrich the learning, and working environment at OU, inspiring us to harness our innovation, creativity, and collaboration for the advancement of people everywhere.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: The University of Oklahoma, in compliance with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations, does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, political beliefs, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. This includes, but is not limited to, admissions, employment, financial aid, housing, services in educational programs or activities, and health care services that the University operates or provides.

Hiring contingent upon a Background Check?: Yes

Special Indications: None

Job Posting: Jul 10, 2024

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