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Posting Number SRGV3803 Working Title ATHLETICS COMPLIANCE COORDINATOR Number of Vacancies 1 Location Edinburg, Texas Department Athletics FTE 1.0 FLSA Exempt Scope of Job

Responsible for applying and interpreting NCAA rules and regulations as well as evaluating initial and continuing eligibility requirements. To assist the Athletic Director with the communication and implementation of NCAA compliance policies and procedures and interpretation of conference and NCAA rules.

Description of Duties

•Monitors and ensures institutional adherence to NCAA, Conference and University rules and regulations.
•Recommends and maintains internal policies and procedures to support compliance efforts.
•Updates and maintains expertise in NCAA and Conference regulations as well as University rules and procedures.
•Provides support data for initial and continuing eligibility, and serves as a liaison to specified campus offices in preparation of reports on compliance matters required by the NCAA, Conference and University (includes Admissions, Financial Aid and Registrar’s Offices).
•Serves as primary point of contact in Athletics for eligibility certification.
•Provides rules education and interpretation to various stakeholders (including administrators, coaches, staff, student-athletes and representatives of athletics interests), using a variety of forums and tools. Consults with coaches and staff regarding program compliance and provides appropriate training opportunities.
•Presents compliance information to outside groups when necessary.
•Maintains athletics compliance office recruiting files and reviews files for accuracy and completeness.
•Monitors, tracks and updates coaches on status of prospective student athletes through the NCAA eligibility center.
•Assists in providing High School transcript evaluations in regards to initial eligibility.
•Evaluates initial and transfer eligibility requirements and maintains continuing eligibility requirements
•Trains athletics and university staff on the use of Jumpforward Software.
•Updates the Athletic Department’s compliance policy and procedure manual.
•Performs additional duties and special projects as assigned.

Supervision Received

General direction from Director or assigned supervisor.

Supervision Given

May supervise assigned support staff.

Required Education

Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university.

Preferred Education

Master’s Degree or J.D. Degree



Required Experience

Two (2) years of experience in collegiate athletics, compliance or in a collegiate athletic services environment.

Preferred Experience



Use of standard office machines including personal computer, fax, and copier. Knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Working Conditions

Needs to be able to successfully perform all required duties. Usual office environment. Occasional travel is required. Some evenings and weekend hours may be required.


Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task are necessary. Effective written and verbal communication skills are required.

Physical Capabilities


Employment Category Full-Time Minimum Salary Commensurate with Experience Posted Salary Commensurate with Experience Position Available Date 03/12/2019 Grant Funded Position No If Yes, Provide Grant Expiration Date Posting Detail Information

EEO Statement

UTRGV is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to hire without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. UTRGV takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Dear Applicant,

Human Resources will not be held responsible for redacting any confidential information from the documents you attach with your application. The confidential information includes the following:

*Date of Birth

Please make sure that you omit this information prior to submission. We are advising that Human Resources will be forwarding your application to the department as per your submission. The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley reserves the right to discontinue accepting applications prior to the stated close date of this position, after meeting the posting requirement of three (3) calendar days.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at (956) 665-2451 and/or [email protected]

Additional Information

UTRGV is a distributed location institution and working location is subject to change based on need.

All UTRGV employees are required to have a criminal background check (CBC). Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Substitutions to the above requirements must have prior approval from the Chief Human Resources Officer.

Quick Link Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you a current UTRGV employee?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you now, or previously, employed by The University of Texas System or any of its institutions?
    • Yes - I currently am employed by the UT System or its institutions
    • Yes - I have previously been employed by the UT System or its institutions
    • No - I have never been employed by the UT System or its institutions
  3. * Please select your highest level of completed education.
    • 6th grade education
    • 10th grade education
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • Associates Degree, Technical, or Trade School Degree/Certification or 60 Hours of College Hours
    • Bachelors Degree from an accredited university
    • Masters Degree from an accredited university
    • Ph. D. or other terminal degree from an accredited university
    • None of the above
  4. * Please provide the field of study for your education:

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Please indicate the number of years of full time work experience you have directly related to the position in which you are applying for:
    • Less than 1 year
    • 1 year
    • 2 years
    • 3 years
    • 4 years
    • 5 years
    • 6 years
    • 7 years
    • 8 years
    • 9 years
    • 10 years
    • Over 10 years
  6. * Do you meet the minimum requirements for this position?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
  4. Reference Letter 1
  5. Reference Letter 2
  6. Reference Letter 3
  7. Certifications and Licenses
  8. Other Document
  9. List of 3 References
  10. Unofficial Transcripts 2
  11. Unofficial Transcripts 3
  12. Letter of Interest
  13. Unofficial Graduate Transcripts
  14. Additional Document

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