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Compliance Coordinator

California State University, Sacramento
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Dec 20, 2021

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Administrative, Student Affairs, Athletics
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Full Time
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Compliance Coordinator

Job No: 507727
Work Type: Staff
Location: Sacramento
Categories: Unit 9 - CSUEU - Technical Support Services, Administrative, Probationary, Full Time

Working Title

Compliance Coordinator

Classification Title

Administrative Analyst/Specialist Ex I

Posting Details

Priority Application Date (Posting will remain open until filled): Sunday, January 2nd @ 11:59pm

Hiring Preference

Eligible on-campus applicants in California State University Employees Union (CSUEU) Bargaining Units 2,5,7, and 9 will be given first consideration in the recruitment.

Position Summary

The Compliance Coordinator (Administrative Analyst/Specialist-Exempt I) reports to the Associate Athletic Director for Compliance and is a member of the Athletics Compliance Office (ACO) within the Division of Student Affairs. This position is responsible for monitoring and enforcing compliance of the bylaws of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), all athletic conference affiliations and the institution. This responsibility includes: analyzing and addressing any changes in NCAA bylaws and rules; ensuring accuracy and compliance with NCAA regulations in the processing of grant-in-aid agreement requests, revisions, renewals and cancellations; administering, reviewing, and approving official visits related to recruiting, eligibility, practice and playing seasons; and other athletic compliance responsibilities as required.

FLSA: Exempt

CSU Classification Salary Range: $ 3,897.00 - $ 7,051.00

Hiring Range: Anticipated hiring range is near the minimum of the classification range, commensurate with candidate's education, experience, skills, and training.

Salary Grade/Range: 2

Recruitment Type: Regular

Time Base: Full-Time

Pay Plan: 12 Month

Work Hours: Monday through Friday 8am-5pm. Hours may vary depending on department need.

Department Information

Compliance is a shared responsibility campus-wide. It is our responsibility to educate, assist, and monitor all NCAA and Big Sky Conference rules. We are committed to establishing policies and procedures that demonstrate institutional control as this is a core value of being a member of the NCAA. We are also committed to advocating for our student-athletes, coaches, staff and the university community. We strive for positive outcomes whenever possible. In the event that no permissible outcome is possible, we want our staff to feel confident that we have exhausted every avenue on their behalf, including NCAA online database research, and consulting the conference office and/or compliance colleagues across the NCAA membership. Accidental and inadvertent violations will occur and we expect them to be self-reported. Self-reported violations as well as those discovered as part of monitoring efforts will be reported as required by NCAA and Conference rules. In instances where it is appropriate we will seek relief from NCAA penalties. Our staff aims to be a support service for our constituents and we are available via cell phone and email.

Minimum Qualifications

Entry to this classification requires general knowledge and skills in the applicable administrative and/or program field with a foundational knowledge of public administration principles, practices and methods. This foundation would normally be obtained through a bachelor's degree and/or equivalent training and administrative work experience involving study, analysis and/or evaluation leading to the development or improvement of administrative policies, procedures, practice, or programs.

Required Qualifications

  • Experience performing compliance-related duties

  • Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
  • Knowledge of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) rules and compliance issues
  • Ability to ensure compliance with NCAA regulations
  • Knowledge of financial aid (e.g. scholarships, grants)
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships (e.g. with student-athletes, coaches, faculty, staff, and the community) in a diverse environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to make presentations
  • Ability to analyze and address problems using reasoning and the interpretation and application of theories and principles to develop and recommend alternatives and best courses of action
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to effectively multitask in a busy environment
  • Strong computer skills with proficiency using standard office software (e.g. Microsoft Office Suite)
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Ability to understand the demands of an athletic environment and to ensure institutional compliance to specific rules and regulations (e.g. NCAA, Big Sky Conference)

  • Condition of Employment
    • Ability to complete a background check

    Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in higher education, sports management, business administration, law or related field
  • Experience working with NCAA rules and compliance issues
  • Working knowledge of NCAA Compliance Assistant internet (CA), ARMS (or similar system), and PeopleSoft
  • Experience working with NCAA rules surrounding recruiting

  • Required Licenses/Certifications


    Documents Needed to Apply

    Cover letter and resume

    About Sac State

    Sacramento State is located in the heart of California's capital city, five miles from State Capitol. The lush, 300-acre campus is situated along the American River, close to numerous bike trails and other recreational areas. Sacramento, also known as the “Farm-to-Fork Capital,” is one of the most ethnically diverse and livable cities in the country, with a population of half of a million. Sacramento State's 31,000 students come not only from the Greater Sacramento Region, but also from across the state, country, and world. Our 1800 faculty and 1,500 staff are committed to meeting our mission: “As California's capital university, we transform lives by preparing students for leadership, service, and success. Sacramento State will be a recognized leader in education, innovation, and engagement.” As the regional hub of higher education, Sac State is dedicated to" href="">student success," href="">diversity, equity and inclusion," href="">community engagement," href="">philanthropy, and" href="">campus safety.

    As evidenced by the values embedded in our Hornet Honor Code, Sacramento State is committed to creating an inclusive environment where all faculty, staff, students, and guests are welcome and valued. Our commitment is more than simply ensuring that our campus is free from bias and discrimination, but is one devoted to celebrating many diverse identities, life experiences, and perspectives that enrich our community, teaching and learning.

    To learn more about why you should join the Hornet Family, please visit the Why Sac State? page.

    Background Check Disclaimer

    A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with California State University, Sacramento. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University, Sacramento employees who apply for the position.

    Equal Employment Opportunity
    California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States.

    It is the policy of California State University, Sacramento to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need a disability related reasonable accommodation as part of the application and/or interviewing process, visit .

    The University is committed to creating an education and working environment free from discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. For more information on mandatory training for new employees, visit .

    Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act and Campus Fire Safety Right-To-know Act Notification:

    Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the current Annual Security Report (ASR) is available for viewing at .
    The ASR contains the current security and safety-related policy statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and sexual assault prevention information, and drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains statistics of Clery Act crimes for Sacramento State for the last three (3) calendar years. Paper copies are available upon request at the Police Service Center located in the University Union.

    COVID-19 Vaccine Certification Information:
    CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to
    Eligibility Verification
    Selected candidate must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.. California State University, Sacramento is a sponsoring agency (i.e. H-1-B Visa).

    Note to Applicants:

    Possession of the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview unless required by collective bargaining agreement.

    Advertised: December 10, 2021 (8:45 AM)
    Applications Closes: Open Until Filled

    To apply, visit

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