Assistant Athletics Director for Business Operations and Finance

Posting Details

Position Information

Position Type EHRA Staff
Title Assistant Athletics Director for Business Operations and Finance
Position Number 000419
Recruitment Range $48,000-$52,000
Work Schedule and Hours

The regular work schedule is 40 hours per week Monday-Friday 8:00AM-5:00PM, but night and week-end work is also necessary due to the nature of the operations of the department.

Full-Time / Part-Time Full-Time
Months per Year 12 Months
Position Summary

Reporting directly to the Athletics Director (AD), the Assistant Athletics Director for Business Operations and Finance is a member of the AD’s Senior Team and is committed to advancing the department through its strategic plan. This position serves as the primary leader and manager of the daily operations and administration of all business/financial activities and travel operations of the department. This includes financial strategic planning, developing and managing budgets, all accounting functions for revenues and expenses for departmental operating funds and University Foundation accounts, preparing and ensuring compliance with annual EADA, NCAA, Big South Conference, and University Financial Reports. This position has a dotted reporting line to the Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance.

FLSA Exempt
Required Education/Experience/Skills

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, Sports Administration or Management; demonstrated experience (at least three (3) years) in accounting and fiscal management with working knowledge of various financial software and spreadsheet programs. Experience in analyzing and interpreting financial data and budget preparation. Ability to assess, interpret and apply applicable policies, procedures and guidelines that have significant financial and/or operational impact on the Athletics Department. Effective decision making, data analysis and supervisory skills.

Demonstrated ability to exercise independent judgement and discretion and interact effectively with multiple constituencies, both internal and external, to execute job responsibilities.

Preferred Education/Experience/Skills

Advanced Degree; experience working in a collegiate athletics environment preferably NCAA Division I and completing EADA and NCAA Financial Reporting and Audits. Working knowledge of Banner.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Must be able to work independently without direct supervision. Proficient and comfortable using administrative financial systems; excellent organizational and communication skills; ability to work effectively and pleasantly as a team member; proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel; ability to prioritize tasks, exercise judgment and decision-making skills.

Posting Detail Information

Special Instructions to the Applicant

Applications must be submitted online no later than 11:59 p.m. (EST) on the closing date for each specific position. Please note that any documents submitted to Human Resources or the hiring departments become property of UNC Asheville and will not be returned.

Official verification from each college/university you have attended are required upon employment, and will be requested directly from the college/university by Human Resources or from the National Student Clearinghouse. Any expense will be the responsibility of the employee. Educational degrees must be from an appropriately accredited institution.

If no applicants apply who meet the required competency and training and experience requirements, management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.

It is the policy of UNC Asheville to conduct pre-employment background investigations on all candidates selected for employment. If hired, the candidate will be required to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States. New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of their choice.

Posting Number E0097
Posting date 03/01/2017
Closing date 03/22/2017
Open Until Filled No

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • UNC Asheville website
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Diverse Jobs
    • Higher Ed Jobs
    • Indeed
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Job Target
    • Local Jobs
    • NC Works Online (formerly Employment Security)
    • Student Affairs
    • UNC System website (northcarolina.edu)
    • The Urban News
    • Western North Carolina Diversity Engagement Coalition
    • Other
  2. * Do you have a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, Sports Administration or Management, or related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * How many years experience do you have in accounting and fiscal management, working knowledge of various financial software and spreadsheet programs?
    • 1 - 3
    • 3 - 6
    • 6 - 10
    • 10+
  4. * Describe your ability to assess, interpret and apply applicable policies, procedures and guidelines that have significant financial and/or operational impact on the Athletics Department.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Do you currently have post-baccalaureate credentials (i.e., a Master’s degree or higher)?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Do you have experience working in a collegiate athletics environment preferably NCAA Division I and completing EADA and NCAA Financial Reporting and Audits?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. Do you have experience with Banner Accounting System?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Other Documents