Athletic Compliance Internship (Full-time, 11-month appointment) This position will start approximately July 1, 2018 and conclude on May 31, 2019.
Internship Description: Middle Tennessee State University is accepting applications for a paid, 11-month (July - May) internship in the Middle Tennessee State University Compliance Office. This position will report to the Assistant Director of Athletics Compliance and Compliance Coordinators. This internship is designed to expose the individual to all aspects of compliance, including recruiting, initial and continuing eligibility, financial aid, extra benefits, awards, housing and playing and practice sessions. Compensation for this position will be $12.00 per hour.
Description of Duties: To support the Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance and Compliance Coordinators in the daily operations of NCAA and conference rule compliance. Responsible for understanding and interpreting NCAA rules and regulations as well as initial and continuing eligibility guidelines. •Assists with the recruiting process, including but not limited to eligibility information via the NCAA Eligibility Center, official and unofficial visits, and recruiting logs; •Assists in the maintenance of all NCAA required forms; •Assists in securing and submission of transfer releases; •Assists in updates to coaches on status of prospective student athletes through the NCAA Eligibility Center. •Assists in providing High School transcript evaluations in regards to initial eligibility; •Updates Athletic Department and compliance policy and procedure manual; •Research and analyze interpretations of NCAA and C-USA rules using the NCAA Division I Manual and NCAA Legislative Services Database (LSDBi); •Create and update compliance-related forms and educational documents; •Writing and distributing a monthly compliance newsletter; •Editing and maintaining information within the compliance database; and •Other duties will be assigned as needed
A bachelor’s degree is A master’s degree or law degree and previous experience in intercollegiate athletics is preferred.
Applicants should have strong knowledge of, and demonstrated interest in, intercollegiate Familiarity with NCAA rules preferred.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, demonstrated ability to work independently, show initiative and meet established goals and
Strong computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, Acrobat, Power Point, Access and Outlook