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Basic Function: This position is responsible for examining and analyzing infractions cases involving potential violations of NCAA legislation,reviewing the written record, identifying potential procedural issues, observing the oral presentation of information before the three divisional NCAA Committees on Infractions, corresponding with all affected individuals, drafting necessary documents including bench memorandum and draft committee decisions, assisting with the preparation of committee responses on appeal and reviewing probation compliance reports.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
A working knowledge of NCAA Constitution and Bylaws, especially those most frequently cited in major infractions cases.
An up-to-date understanding of Committees on Infractions policies, processes and practices.
Locate and analyze prior cases to determine relevant similarities.
Prepare the Committees on Infractions for pending cases with relevant materials and identified procedural issues.
Prepare an accurate summary of key information reported during the hearing and review transcripts for accuracy.
Create action plans for an assigned case with assistance from immediate supervisor or managing director.
Prepare agendas and minutes for upcoming meetings and complete minutes after meetings.
Act as a principal contact for the enforcement staff as well as legal counsels of member institutions and involved individuals participating in a hearing.
Must be able to explain the NCAA's procedural requirements for hearings.
Receive telephone inquiries from potentially affected parties. Create record of conversation.
Prepare letters and other communications for the committee chairs or committee leadership.
Communicate committee decisions on various issues to enforcement staff, institutions, attorneys and involved individuals.
Accurately record Committees on Infractions deliberations.
Participate in the drafting and revising of Committees on Infractions decisions.
Review compliance reports submitted by institutions as a part of their probationary period and prepare summaries for the committees.
Participate in other activities and projects as assigned within the Office of the Committees on Infractions.
Arrange and coordinate logistics for Committees on Infractions hearings.
Develop and nurture relationships with enforcement staff and counsel regularly representing institutions and affected parties.
Develop training programs and materials for the Committees on Infractions.
Develop membership outreach programs and materials for the infractions process and participate in membership presentations.
1. Committees on Infractions members.
2 Legal counsel for the institution or involved individual.
3. Enforcement Staff.
4. Legal Counsel to the NCAA.
5. Institutional personnel, including director of athletics; faculty athletics representative; institutional and athletics department staff members.
6. Conference personnel.
7. Academic and membership services staff members.
8. Public and media relations staff.
9. Any other appropriate source of information.
Preferred Qualifications and Minimum Requirements:
1. Bachelor's degree (required); juris doctorate degree (preferred).
2. Well-developed analytical, oral and writing skills (essential).
3. The ability to work independently and manage various job assignments (essential).
4. A level of self-confidence that allows you to remain poised and able to think clearly in stressful circumstances (essential).
5. Ability to keep information confidential (essential).
6. Ability to communicate effectively with NCAA staff, committee members, institutional personnel, involved individuals and counsel(essential).
7. Experience within intercollegiate athletics (preferred).
8. Work experience in a related field requiring analysis and oral or written reporting