Athletics Compliance Officer

Job description

Job location: Commerce TAMUC

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-09-04
Req: R-023844
Job Title

Athletics Compliance Officer


Texas A&M University - Commerce



Proposed Minimum Salary

$3,416.67 monthly

Job Location

Commerce, Texas

Job Type


Job Description


During the application process you have one opportunity to upload documents as a combined PDF. The page “My Experience” has an area provided under Resume/CV to drop or upload the file.

This one combined PDF must include:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume/CV
  • Three professional references with complete contact information (Unsolicited letters of recommendation will not be considered).
  • Transcripts – If required for the position (Unofficial will be accepted with application. Official transcripts are required at time of verbal offer).
    If transcripts are from an international institution, it is the responsibility of the prospective faculty member to have the transcripts translated and evaluated by an approved credential evaluator.

All documents must be electronically submitted through the Texas A&M Online Employment Services website to be considered. Incomplete or improperly submitted applications may be excluded from consideration.


The Athletics Compliance Officer, under general supervision, provides a range of administrative support functions relating to National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) rules application, student-athlete eligibility, recruitment activities and compliance with NCAA, Lone Star Conference (LSC) and Texas A&M University-Commerce (TAMUC) regulations.


  • Assists with the development and implementation of the NCAA Rules Education program to coaches, student-athletes, parents, university staff, and boosters to ensure compliance with NCAA, LSC and TAMUC regulations.
  • Oversees all sport specific rules education sessions. Sets up each sport, training, maintain familiarity with rules.
  • Administers monthly town hall compliance training for all athletic department staff.
  • Monitors Bylaw 13 – Recruitment, Bylaw 14 – Initial Eligibility, and Bylaw 17 – Playing & Practices Seasons for all sport programs.
  • Monitors NCAA initial eligibility, admissions requirements, and financial aid clearance for all incoming student-athletes.
  • Co-Advisor for the Student-Athlete Advisory Council.
  • Liaison for Athletics to the Office of Admissions.
  • Reviews and approves official /unofficial visits for prospective student-athletes.
  • Maintains all compliance software, including but not limited to: Compliance Assistant; JumpForward; and ARMS Software.
  • Assists with institutional monitoring of transfer eligibility.
  • Assists with institutional monitoring of National Letter of Intent and athletic scholarships.
  • Provides rules interpretations to coaches and student-athletes.
  • Reviews and tracks countable athletically related activity.
  • Approves student-athlete/team community services and occasional meals.
  • Assists with NCAA Requests/Self-Reports Online (RSRO) submission of waivers and secondary violations.
  • Assists in the preparation of NCAA annual reports.
  • Assists with monitoring and evaluating all other Bylaws, as assigned.


  • Education: Bachelor’s degree.
  • Experience / Knowledge / Skills: One (1) year of experience in an athletic compliance setting at an institutional, conference, or national association level. Demonstrated knowledge of NCAA legislation. Must be self-motivated and team-oriented. Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills. Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel. Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to: Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others. Ability to accumulate, organize, decipher and interpret bylaws and policies. Ability to communicate effectively with coaches, student-athletes and other members of the University community. Ability to travel and work evenings and weekends.
  • Licensing/Professional Certifications: None.
  • Physical Requirements: None
  • Other Requirements: None


Master’s degree. Two or more years of experience in an Athletic Compliance setting at an institutional, conference, or national associate level. Demonstrated knowledge of NCAA Division II rules.


May supervise student workers.

This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. Other duties may be assigned. Texas A&M University-Commerce is committed to promotion of diversity and thus all employees are expected to facilitate a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and ability to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds. This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. The University has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

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Posted: 9/6/2019
Application Due: 12/5/2019
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