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Job Req ID:  10841

Assistant Director Athletics, Compliance/Game Operations

Classified Title: Athletics Administrator  
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/MC 
Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: M-F, 8:30am - 5:00pm 
Employee subgroup: Salaried Exmpt 
Location: 01-MD:Homewood Campus 
Department name: 10001421-Athletics Administration 
Personnel area: Homewood Student Affairs

General Summary

The Assistant Director of Athletics, Compliance/Game Operations works to support the mission and integrity of the Johns Hopkins University and its athletics department.  The individual is responsible for the development, implementation, and review of the department’s compliance program as well as the management of game operations. 

Essential Job Functions


  • Oversees rules compliance for two NCAA Division I sports and 22 varsity Division III sports.
  • Administers scholarships for NCAA Division I sports, and oversees the financial aid process for student-athletes.
  • Supervises departmental reporting to the Federal Government and NCAA to include the EADA report (in conjunction with Associate AD, Business), APR and graduation rate data, sports sponsorship, and financial aid.
  • Partners with the Director of Student Athlete Success to determine eligibility and resolve any issues therein.
  • Chair of Johns Hopkins NCAA Compliance Committee.
  • Chairs committees for NCAA mandated multi-divisional review and DIII Institutional Self-Study.
  • Member of the Student Affairs Committee for Institutional Compliance Oversight.

Game Operations

  • Acts as primary game manager for selected Fall, Winter and Spring Sports: hires and coordinates safety/security staff, oversees in-game promotions, hires and oversees event management staff, develops game operations plan.

General Athletics Administration

  • Oversight (Administrator) of selected Division III sports.
  • Oversees implementation and execution of Athletic Department student-athlete drug testing program.
  • Plan and execute Prospect Day for prospective student-athletes and their families. 
  • Plan and execute student-athlete annual orientation.
  • Enforces athletic department student-athlete and parent complaint policy.
  • Member of the Department Senior Staff Administrative Group
  • Represents the athletic department at selected home and away varsity athletic contests.
  • Handles other responsibilities and special projects as assigned by the Director of Athletics.


Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s preferred.


3 years of experience in collegiate athletics administration required; 5 years preferred.

Special Knowledge, Skills, or Abilities

  • Must possess a thorough knowledge of NCAA (Division I and Division III) rules and compliance procedures. 
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze, interpret, review and implement NCAA rules and regulations.
  • Proficiency with MS Office and ARMS. Excellent oral and written communication skills. 
  • Ability to work in a team environment. 
  • Willing/able to work nights/weekends as required, as well as travel on occasion. 

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work.  Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

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