Associate Athletics Director for Compliance

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Job location: Commerce TAMUC

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-02-18
Req: R-035654
Job Title

Associate Athletics Director for Compliance


Texas A&M University - Commerce



Proposed Minimum Salary


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 Associate Athletics Director / Director of Compliance serves on the Athletics Executive Staff and Student Athlete Performance Team, directly manages the NCAA, conference and institutional athletics compliance programs for all teams, departments and other constituents of the University. Position is also responsible for creating and managing the development of a comprehensive compliance program including rules education for student-athletes, coaches and administrators.


  • Manages the daily compliance operations of the athletic compliance office to ensure strict adherence with University, conference, and National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA) rules and regulations for amateurism, eligibility, recruiting, financial aid, awards and benefits, playing and practice seasons, and enforcement

  • Creates, maintains and monitors compliance monitoring mechanisms that support all athletic programs and student athletes

  • Provides rule interpretations and coordinates educational programs and resources to University and external community (coaches, staff, student-athletes, faculty, foundation, alumni, etc.)

  • Produces, publishes and distributes rules education materials

  • Monitors recruiting activities and maintenance of recruiting logs

  • Conducts investigations, recommends and applies penalties as appropriate

  • Works with athletic academic advisors

  • Assists with eligibility certification process for new and continuing student-athletes

  • Provides compliance related liaison support to campus constituents

  • Assists with roster management

  • Assists with preparation of standard NCAA institutional reports

  • Serves as the Athletics Compliance Office liaison to various campus constituents including, but not limited to: Financial Aid, Residential Life and Student Housing, Registrar, Enrollment Services and others

  • Aid with appropriate sports administration responsibilities

  • Assists with game management and operations duties as assigned

  • Serves as an official representative of the University at institutional, conference and NCAA Meetings as requested


  • Education: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Experience / Knowledge / Skills: Two (2) years of work experience with an NCAA Division I and / or II athletics compliance program. Experience investigating and processing violations of NCAA rules and regulations. Strong working knowledge of NCAA Division I and / or II rules and regulations. Strong investigative and analytical skills to identify and assess facts and determine outcomes. Strong presentation skills with the ability to present clear and accurate information when conducting training for various groups is essential. Ability to demonstrate strong verbal and interpersonal communication skills to effectively interact with a wide range of constituents. Strong written communication skills. Strong organizational skills to effectively prioritize and achieve deadlines on multiple projects. Self-starter with the ability to work independently with minimal supervision and collaboratively within a team environment. Strong commitment to integrity. Demonstrated ability to deal with sensitive and stressful situations in a professional and confidential manner, as the person in this role will be required to deal with confidential information with discretion. Oral and written communication skills.

  • Ability to: Multi-task and work well as part of a team.


Knowledge of and / or experience with LSDBi or Compliance Assistant

Master’s or Juris Doctorate (J.D.)

NCAA compliance supervisory experience in a campus environment


Director of Athletics Compliance, Athletics Financial Aid Specialist (dual oversight), student workers and interns

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: 2/19/2021
Application Due: 5/20/2021
Work Type: Full Time