Assistant Director of Enforcement – Investigations and Processing
July 10, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
4 Year Degree
Application deadline: Sunday, July 15.
This position is responsible for investigating and processing potential violations of NCAA legislation, compiling and evaluating evidence of infractions, drafting necessary submissions, and presenting information and evidence to the NCAA Committees on Infractions.
Commitment to conduct investigations that are Fair, Accurate, Collaborative and Timely (F.A.C.T.).
Conduct and record (in accordance with enforcement procedures) interviews with individuals involved in or having knowledge of potential violations.
Prepare accurate interview summaries of information reported during witness interviews. Ensure the accuracy of transcribed interviews by listening to digital recordings while reviewing the transcripts. If interviews are not transcribed, prepare accurate interview summaries of the information reported during interviews.
Develop case strategy for the investigation of assigned cases with assistance from enforcement supervising director(s).
Locate individuals who may have information about or are involved in potential violations. This requires extensive travel and expertise in using online search engines (i.e., Google, Accurint, LexisNexis, etc.), and developing and nurturing contacts who may have such information.
Act as a principal contact for individuals representing member institutions and involved individuals.
Act as a primary liaison with an institution to explain and arrange on-campus interviews.
Draft notices of allegations, which are comprehensive lists of all violations alleged by the enforcement staff that an institution or involved individual(s) have committed.
Draft summary disposition reports, which are joint reports prepared by the institution, enforcement staff and involved individual(s), and is used in circumstances when an in-person hearing before the NCAA Committee on Infractions is not necessary.
Analyze the written responses to a notice of allegations submitted by an institution and/or an involved individual. Determine the issues remaining in the allegations and evaluate the information that supports or refutes the parties' positions.
Present the enforcement staff's case-related information orally to representatives of the institution (usually the legal counsel and director of athletics) and counsel for the involved individual(s). This entails the review and discussion of information developed about the allegations and is based in part on the content of the institution's or involved individual(s)' written responses to the notice of allegations.
Identify all remaining issues to be discussed before the NCAA Committee on Infractions and set forth the basis for the staff’s position on each allegation.
Present orally the enforcement staff's case during a hearing before the NCAA Committee on Infractions in an organized, persuasive and concise fashion. Also, effectively rebut incorrect or misleading assertions made by other parties at a hearing.
Develop recommendations and present them to the department's leadership regarding the level of a violation (e.g., Level I, Level II, Level III, major or secondary).
Explain to an institution the process for self-reporting a violation.
As appropriate, draft letters to institutions and/or legal counsel explaining the enforcement procedures and their application to an individual's participation in an infractions case.
Develop and nurture sources of information that may assist in the development of case-related information.
Collaborate with other areas of enforcement, including development, quality control group and operations management group as appropriate.
1Develop and maintain the case file in accordance with departmental procedures.
Arrange necessary travel to conduct investigations.
Three years of experience in athletics compliance or a related field requiring fact- gathering, analysis and oral or written reporting.
Three years of experience in handling confidential and high-profile case work.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
The NCAA national office is the staff and the bricks-and-mortar office building in Indianapolis. The 500-plus employees at the national office provide advice and counsel to the governance and playing rules committees, interpret legislation, enforce NCAA bylaws, provide legal advice, run championships, administer education and youth programs and communicate with the NCAA membership and the public.