The Compliance Coordinator supports the Assistant Athletic Director of Compliance in the development, implementation, and monitoring of all systems designed to ensure compliance related to student-athlete admissions, initial and continuing eligibility, staff rules education, and NCAA, Atlantic Sun Conference, and Coastal Collegiate Sports Association (CCSA).
Essential Job Duties
•Coordinates student-athlete continuing academic eligibility certification in collaboration with the Assistant Athletic Director/Director of the Student-Athlete Learning Center, Registrar, and advisors. Maintains student athlete certification files.
•Oversees initial eligibility and official/unofficial visit approval to ensure proper reporting in compliance with NCAA DI recruiting policies and procedures. Communicates NCAA Eligibility Center status and remaining task list items to coaching staff members. Identifies potential non-qualifiers of prospective student-athletes prior to offering athletic grant in aid.
•Assists with prospective student-athlete admissions, identifies potential athletic special admit exceptions, assists in transcript articulation and transfer evaluation, ensuring all incoming transfer students meet NCAA eligibility requirements for immediate competition.
•Researches and investigates NCAA rule interpretations, applications, and past precedents for waiver or hardship submissions.
•Develops and provides education and training regarding compliance rules and regulations.
•Notifies coaches of recruiting calendar periods and other events to ensure proper adherence to NCAA rules.
•Assists with coordinating programs and services for prospective and enrolled student-athletes that are focused on admission, eligibility, and compliance.
•Provides training assistance and technical support to all Athletics Department staff members using ARMS software. Coordinates the submission of ARMS reports.
•Attends monthly Academic Advisor Council meetings and provides continuing education on NCAA continuing eligibility rules and policies to relevant campus staff.
•Inputs, updates, and verifies information entered in CAi or equivalent software for purposes of maintaining accurate squad lists and Academic Progress Rate (APR) reporting.
•Maintains regular communication with Athletic Department staff members regarding issues of concern.
•Communicates frequently with NCAA Eligibility Center staff and NCAA and ASUN/CCSA representatives on issues related to assigned duties.
•Complies with all university, Atlantic Sun Conference, or Coastal Collegiate Sports Association (CCSA) regulations as applicable, as well as all NCAA rules and regulations. Remains current with all changes in NCAA, as well as changes to University, Atlantic Sun Conference, and CCSA rules and regulations regarding intercollegiate athletics. This includes the requirement for self-reporting any possible rule violations. Any violation of NCAA rules is prohibited and may result in disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment.
• Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in an appropriate area of specialization.
Two years of athletic compliance experience working in a full-time capacity (including internships).
Experience operating a personal computer and proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook).
Master’s or Juris Doctorate degree.
NCAA Division I collegiate compliance experience.
Experience with ARMS, Compliance Assistant internet (CAi), and Banner software.
Florida Gulf Coast University is a young, dynamic institution of higher learning located in sunny Southwest Florida. In less than 20 years, FGCU had made an incredible impact on Southwest Florida. We are a catalyst for the area's economy and a central hub for the community. Our campus and community serve as a living laboratory from which life-improving discoveries emanate. And our sports teams ene...rgize the region. As an employee of our faculty team, support staff or administration, you will help foster this vision and continue to help positively impact the lives of our students and community.
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