Summary: The Athletics Compliance Administrator (ACA) support the day-to-day functions of the athletics compliance office with direction and oversight from the Head Compliance Officer. This position assists in monitoring all compliance processes, including data systems, reporting, roster management, and administration of all aspects of a comprehensive compliance program in alignment with University, National Collegiate
Athletic Association (NCAA), Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference(RMAC), and other affiliate membership policies and regulations. In addition, the ACA will serve as on-site administrator for home competitions for assigned sports. The ACA contributes to the overall success of the Department Athletics by performing all other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. -Certify initial and continuing eligibility for prospective and current student-athletes in coordination with the Office of the Registrar and other institutional offices. -Provide proficient operation of compliance software for assigned sport teams. -Provide a comprehensive compliance program including rules education, student-athlete eligibility, and NCAA rules monitoring. -Establish strong communication skills with coaches on student-athlete progress and monitor student-athletes' eligibility and satisfactory progress towards degree. -Prepares reports including NCAA, graduation rate, and academic success, as well as squad lists and required NCAA forms. -Provide leadership in the area of student recruitment and ensures compliance with NCAA rules. -Investigate potential secondary rules violations, researching penalties levied in similar cases, and submits infraction reports to the NCAA and conference. -Conduct academic progress grade checks, identifying student-athletes with academic weaknesses and notifying head coach.
Earned Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university (master’s preferred) plus experience in coaching and/or administration at an NCAA institution or conference office or the NCAA.
Must have thorough understanding of NCAA rules and regulations and NCAA policies/procedures.
Familiarity with NCAA Compliance Assistance Software, Microsoft Word, Excel, Banner preferred. Event management experience.
Application Deadline: To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be received by 2/25/2024.
How to Apply: Applicants will be asked to complete an online application by creating a profile and then providing personal and demographic information. In addition, please be prepared to upload a:
Include the name, phone number, email address and relationship of at least three professional references who can attest to your ability to perform the job you are applying for. Professional references should include at least one current or former supervisor. Professional reference may also include current or former employers, colleagues or other professionals who have first-hand knowledge and can recommend you for employment.
Copy of transcripts for all degrees completed (if your transcripts include a social security number or birthdate, please redact that information before uploading the document. Official transcripts will be required upon hire)
Colorado Mesa University provides exceptional educational opportunities on a state-of-the-art campus located in Grand Junction. As western Colorado’s largest university, CMU serves students on its main campus in Grand Junction, its satellite campus in Montrose, its community college, Western Colorado Community College and via online offerings. Founded in 1925, it’s a dynamic university enrolling more than 11,000 students at the associate, baccalaureate and graduate levels.
The department is committed to not only meeting, but exceeding the expectations and governing rules of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, NCAA Division II and any other associations to which we belong. In acting as an extension of the University, we are committed to representing the
University in a positive light, through the conduct of our staff and student-athletes. We will recruit to our athletic program individuals that are representative of the high standards set forth by the University, both academically and athletically.
The Grand Valley is home to some of the best outdoor recreation in the state of Colorado and you won’t have to fight traffic and crowds to enjoy it. CMU is surrounded by the Gr...and Mesa, Book Cliffs and the Colorado National Monument. We have world-class mountain biking, rock climbing, hiking, and rafting. In addition to a mountain resort that’s less than 45 minutes from campus for skiing, snowboarding and cross-country skiing. Living and working in Grand Junction, you will be able to explore one of Colorado’s best kept secrets.