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Assistant Director - Compliance

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Work Type: Administrative
Location: Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Categories: Athletics and Coaching, Compliance

Job Title

Assistant Director - Compliance


Athletic Director


$46,448 - $57,520; commensurate with experience

Job Summary/Basic Function

Assist the Associate Athletic Director for Compliance develop, monitor and oversee all aspects of NCAA compliance for 17 NCAA Division I athletic programs. Essential tasks include: assist to investigate infractions of NCAA rules; assist with the implementation of a comprehensive rules education program; monitor all NCAA documentation required from the coaches for the operation of the athletic program. Serve as a member of the athletic compliance committee; assist to monitor athletics observance of NCAA legislation areas such as personnel, amateurism, recruiting, eligibility, financial aid, awards and benefits and playing and practice. Research and interpret rules for coaches, student-athletes, administrators, university staff and other representatives of athletic interest. Assist with the university's continued commitment to a quality NCAA Division I compliance program that is educational, cooperative and professional in nature; attend NCAA regional rules seminars and Conference USA meetings to remain current of the NCAA and legislative changes and perform related projects as assigned. Serve as a member of the Minority and Equity Athletic Committees. Ensure Athletics compliance of NCAA legislation in areas that include recruiting, initial and continuing eligibility, financial aid, extra benefits, awards, housing and playing and practice sessions. Perform other related tasks or special projects as assigned Associate Athletic Director for Compliance.

Required Education

Bachelor's degree required. Master's degree preferred.

Required Related Experience

One (1) year progressively responsible Division 1A NCAA administration experience that includes one year of collegiate compliance administration or related legal experience. Special consideration given to experience in athletic compliance administration or graduate assistantship/internship in compliance.

Desirable Related Experience

Two (2) years of athletic or NCAA administrative experience or a related legal degree required with special consideration given to NCAA Compliance experience preferred.

Documents Needed to Apply

Resume Required

MTSU offers a comprehensive benefits package, including but not limited to the following:  

  • Vacation and Sick Leave  
  • 13 paid University holidays
  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • Retirement plans
  • Optional 401K and 403B Deferred Compensation Plans
  • Educational benefits for the employee and their spouse and dependents
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MTSU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that values diversity in all its forms. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Proof of U.S. citizenship or eligibility for U.S. employment will be required prior to employment (Immigration Control Act of 1986). Clery Act crime statistics for MTSU are available at or by contacting MTSU Public Safety at (615) 898-2424.

MTSU is a Tobacco & Drug-Free campus.

This position requires a criminal background check. Therefore, you may be required to provide information about your criminal history in order to be considered for this position.

For individuals requiring a reasonable accommodation to apply: In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with MTSU, please call 615-898-2929 or email

Application Review Date: October 18, 2022; for optimal consideration, please apply before September 13, 2022.

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