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Tuesday, June 21, 2005

Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference (RMAC) Assistant Commissioner for Compliance and Business Operations (Full-Time

Ann Martin is leaving the RMAC to become the Regis University Assistant Athletic Director in July. And while we wish Ann and Regis the very best, we need to fill her position, therefore, the job description and web site link for the RMAC Assistant Commissioner for Compliance & Operations position is listed below.

RMAC Assistant Commissioner for Compliance & Operations Web Site Link

Have a great weekend everyone and I look forward to seeing many of you at the 2005 RMAC Golf Tournament (Friday, July 8th) and the 2005 RMAC Hall of Fame & Awards Banquet (Saturday, July 9th) in Colorado Springs, Colo.

P.S. If you would like to register for the RMAC Golf Tournament and the RMAC Hall of Fame & Awards banquet, the forms are available (.pdf
version) on the conference's web site

Also, the Tuesday, May 24th RMAC Hall of Fame Press Release can be obtained via the following web site link:

Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference (RMAC) Assistant Commissioner for Compliance and Business Operations (Full-Time

The Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference (RMAC), a premier NCAA Division II athletic conference headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colo., is seeking an individual to serve as the Assistant Commissioner for Compliance and Operations. This is a full-time, 12-month position beginning July 1, 2005. The position will include full benefits with a salary range in the mid-$30,000 range annually. The salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. A bachelor's degree in sports management or a related field and at least two years experience in a collegiate environment is required. A Master's degree is preferred.
The position will report directly to the RMAC Commissioner.

Compliance responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
* Monitor conference and NCAA compliance at member institutions.
* Organize professional development opportunities for Faculty
Athletic Representatives, Senior Woman Administrators, and Directors of Athletics.
* Coordinate the activities and meetings for the RMAC
Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC).
* Organize professional development activities for the RMAC SAAC.
* Organize professional development activities for members of
institutional compliance committees such as financial aid officers, registrars etc.
* Monitor the commitment to diversity at all levels of
institutional and conference administration.
* Process secondary rules violations including ARS waivers,
Medical hardships, and SAR waivers.
* Conduct investigation and enforcement activities when needed.
* Administer the National Letter of Intent program for our member

Business Operations duties include, but are not limited to:
* Administer all business operations of the conference, including
budgeting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, contracts, personnel, financial audits.
* Administer the conference officials including, payroll, liaison
with officials coordinators, monitoring and maintaining the conference officials assigning website.
* Assist with conference championship administration.
* Assist with administration and management of all RMAC
* Assist with administration of all RMAC meetings.
* Represent the league at championships and other conference
functions when the commissioner is unable to attend.
* Assist with the development of a RMAC financial and strategic
* Represent the conference with national associations.
* Be available for NCAA committee assignments and seek others
from the conference for nomination.
* Other duties as assigned by the commissioner.

Candidates should possess excellent communication and writing skills as well as strong organizational ability. They should also have a thorough understanding of NCAA rules and regulations. Candidates should be extremely proficient with a variety of computer programs, including Microsoft Office (specifically Word and Excel), QuickBooks, as well as familiarity with web-based programming. Weekend and evening hours will be required as well as travel to several conference championships.

To apply for this position, please submit a letter of application, resume, and a list of five references with contact information to:
Joel R. Smith, Commissioner
Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference
1867 Austin Bluffs Parkway, Suite 101
Colorado Springs, Colorado 80918

Review of applications will begin June 27, 2005.

Founded in 1909, the RMAC is believed to be the third oldest conference in the United States. The Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association was founded in 1888 and the Big 10 in 1898.

Continuing the tradition of excellence with 30 NCAA Division II national championships and 19 national runner-ups since 1992!

Chris Fitzpatrick
Associate Commissioner
Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference
219 West Colorado Avenue, Suite 212
Colorado Springs, Colorado 80903
Work: (719) 471-4936


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