The Associate Athletic Director of Athletics for Business Operations and responsible for day-to-day financial management of the Division of Athletics and Recreation Staff including but not limited to developing, monitoring, and managing the annual operating budget, overseeing the processing and proper reporting of all financial transactions, and directing the maintenance of all internal and external reporting. The incumbent will be the daily financial and budget liaison supporting the coaches of 34 varsity sports and administrators representing support units including club sports, intramurals and recreation.Â Additionally, the position will provide financial support and analysis to the Deputy Athletic Director for Finance and External Relations/CFO and the entire Division as needed.
All department employees are required to demonstrate exemplary ethical conduct and conformance to NCAA rules and regulations; the duties of the position are to be performed in compliance with all NCAA, Ivy League and ECAC rules and regulations; and any rules violations on behalf of themselves or any knowledge of violations within the department are to be reported to the appropriate parties.Â Employees in coaching positions are required to pass the NCAA Coaches Certification Test and maintain current AED/CPR & First Aid certification (certification is available at no cost through the Athletic Department).
Education and Experience
Bachelorâ™s degree with a minimum of 5-7 years of experience preferably in business, finance, or accounting. Masterâ™s Degree and experience in intercollegiate athletics preferred.
Background in budgeting, financial reporting and analysis, and other business processes as well as experience in ensuring operational efficiencies and maintaining systems of internal controls.
Strong communication skills (written and oral) and ability to effectively engage internal and external constituents.
Demonstrated organizational, analytical, customer service, and problem-solving skills.
Strong management, decision-making, and prioritizing skills.
Ability to supervise, develop and evaluate personnel required; prior experience supervising staff preferred.
Extensive experience with Microsoft Office, accounting, budgeting, and financial reporting systems.Â Workday experience is preferred.
Ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced, multi-faceted work environment.
Ability to work with a diverse population and handle confidential information with discretion.
Knowledge of NCAA and Ivy League rules and regulations, helpful.
The successful candidate for this position will be required to complete a criminal background, Education and DMV checks satisfactory to Brown University prior to commencing employment. Â
Associate Director of Athletics - Business Operations
Athletics & Physical Education
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Internal Number: REQ171866
About Brown University
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