Associate Athletic Director of Business Operations

  • Georgia Southern University
  • Statesboro, GA, USA
  • May 20, 2020
Full time   Athletics & Coaching

Job Description

Associate Athletic Director of Business Operations
Georgia Southern University

Requisition Number: STA002719

Department: 3900310201-Extramural Physical Activities

Position Status: Full-Time

Position Summary:
Athletics. The Associate Athletic Director of Business Operations serves as Chief Financial Officer for Athletics; oversees management of internal Athletics Department Business and Finance operations; represents Director of Athletics at meetings, conferences, and Athletic or Academic functions; develops and manages Athletics Department budget to support institutional and Athletics mission and strategic goals; and maintains strict adherence to National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), University, and Athletics rules and regulations, ensuring that all business activities are in compliance. This position requires a workweek that often extends beyond 40 hours to evenings, weekends, and holidays.

Essential Functions

  • Oversees Athletics Business Office.
  • Develops and monitors annual Athletics budget in conjunction with Athletic Director.
  • Works closely with University Vice President for Business and Finance on budgetary aspects of Athletics Department budget.
  • Ensures business activities are in compliance with NCAA, conference, University System Board of Regents, and institutional rules and regulations.
  • Projects and analyzes cost center expenditures and revenues.
  • Monitors Athletic budgets.
  • Prepares Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act (EADA) Report and NCAA financial reports.
  • Leads and supervises team reporting to and supporting Associate Athletics Director of Business Operations.
  • Serves as a Sport Administrator.
  • Liaises with University legal counsel.
  • Manages financial agreements associated with Athletics Department.
  • Liaises with Business and Finance units, to include: Controller's Office and Auxiliary Services.
  • Oversees budget and expenses for the Athletic Foundation.
  • Collaborates with Senior Associate Athletic Director for External Affairs to record and track business agreements to ensure compliance with agreed-upon contracts.
  • Prepares and maintains budgetary strategic plans.
  • Communicates NCAA compliance standards and assists with rules education.
  • Assists with Human Resources functions for Athletics Department.
  • Reports all known or suspected NCAA violations or conference regulations to appropriate Athletics or Institutional administrator.
  • Follows safety and risk management policies in performance of work.
  • Performs related duties as assigned to support the mission of the University.

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Minimum Education Required:
Bachelor’s degree

Could a level of job-related experience higher than the minimum required for the position substitute for the minimum level of education?: No

Minimum Experience Required:
Three years of related work experience successful work experience in athletics administration and/or coaching at college level; supervisory experience

Could a level of education higher than the minimum required for the position substitute for the minimum level of job-related experience?: No

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Effective communication skills (verbal and written); developed organization and human relations skills; ability to work well in a diverse environment; proficiency with computer and Microsoft Office applications software including word processing, spreadsheets, and databases; legally authorized to work in the United States; and successful completion of background investigation prior to employment

Preferred Education:

Preferred Experience::

Salary Range: Commensurate with experience

Job Open Date: 05/18/2020

Job Closing Date: 6/8/2020

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