Under the direct supervision of the Associate Athletic Director for Governance and Compliance, this position is responsible for the day to day creating, maintaining, and monitoring of a compliant environment that results in clear institutional control of all athletic programs relative to Conference and NCAA legislation as required by NCAA Division I membership.
Research, write, and issue NCAA rules interpretations
Serve as the liaison to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions
Oversee reviews of initial eligibility and maintain the prospective student-athlete admissions database, running reports as needed.
Manage ARMS software, squad list management
Assist with educational efforts for student-athletes, coaches, staff and boosters as needed; present at rules education meetings.
Schedule and administer yearly NCAA coach’s certification recruiting exams
Coordinate institutional monitoring program for assigned NCAA bylaw areas. (11, 13 & 17)
Maintain files and admission status of all prospects supported by athletics and communicates information to the sport programs.
Monitor recruitment activities, countable athletically-related activities, promotional activities, donation requests, and coordination of all official and unofficial visits.
Work directly with staff, coaches, and student-athletes regarding NCAA compliance in a timely manner.
Provide game day support at various sporting events, and execute other duties assigned to assist the Office of Athletic Compliance with day-to-day responsibilities.
Assist other members of the Office of Athletic Compliance in developing and implementing new processes and procedures as deemed necessary to enhance the overall function of the office.
Bachelor’s degree required, with 2-4 years of compliance experience within a Division I athletics program; Master's degree preferred
Knowledge of NCAA rules and athletic compliance procedures
Proficient in ARMS software and Microsoft Office Suite
Excellent written/verbal communication and organizational skills
High degree of integrity and confidentiality
Excellent interpersonal skills to relate to a diverse community of students, faculty, and staff
Special Instructions to Applicants:
To ensure consideration, applicants must apply by the priority deadline of July 30. Applications may be accepted after the priority date until a suitable candidate pool has been identified.
UMass Amherst is committed to a policy of equal opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, age, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military status, or genetic information in employment, admission to and participation in academic programs, activities, and services, and the selection of vendors who provide services or products to the University. To fulfill that policy, UMass Amherst is further committed to a program of affirmative action to eliminate or mitigate artificial barriers and to increase opportunities for the recruitment and advancement of qualified minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and covered veterans. It is the policy of the UMass Amherst to comply with the applicable federal and state statutes, rules, and regulations concerning equal opportunity and affirmative action.