This position is responsible for the day-to-day management of the NCAA's agent certification program.
Lead the agent certification program and ensure that it is operated in accordance with NCAA bylaws, procedures and departmental policies. This includes overseeing initial certification, continuing certification, education and adverse actions.
Assist with monitoring workflow, productivity and quality control. Develop reporting tools that measure and streamline the certification process.
Review and analyze applications for annual certification/recertification and conduct extensive research in support of the review. Respond to questions from applicants and process applications in a timely manner.
Develop and administer the annual agent certification exam for first time applicants.
Document noncompliance by certified agents, recommend corrective action and communicate the NCAA's decision to the relevant parties.
Assist in investigations and inquiries involving possible violations of agent certification legislation and procedures.
Develop and maintain resource materials and training for relevant audiences (e.g., prospective student-athletes, student-athletes, parents, coaches, compliance administrators, certified agents).
Develop and maintain relationships with strategic partners, player agents, and individuals in men's basketball recruiting environments, including college coaches, high school coaches, agents, nonscholastic coaches, athletics compliance officials and various professional athletics personnel.
Act as a resource to enforcement staff in pertinent issues involving agents.
Represent the NCAA through participation as a presenter at various departmental, Association, conference and professional organizations' seminars, workshops and meetings.
Bachelor's degree (required). Juris Doctorate or other advance degree (preferred).
Experience in, or significant knowledge of, the player representative/athlete agent industry in the sport of men's basketball (preferred).
Experience in regulatory work or processes (preferred).
Strong leadership and managerial skills (required).
Strong organizational skills (required).
Strong communication and collaboration skills (required).
Internal operations experience (required).
Strong writing and editing skills (required).
Minimum of seven years relevant work experience (preferred).
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.