Sr. Associate Director of Athletics, Business and Finance
Washington State University
Location: Pullman, Washington
Internal Number: 4184162
Sr. Associate Director of Athletics, Business and Finance
Available Title(s): 1504-NN_ADMINPRO - Associate Athletic Director
Business Title: Sr. Associate Director of Athletics, Business and Finance
Employee Type: Admin. Professional
Time Type: Full time
Position Term: 12 Month
Summary of Duties:
Provide a broad range of senior administrative leadership, management oversight and coordination for all aspects of business and financial operations within the Washington State University Athletics Department. Serve as the financial, accounting and budget officer responsible for the direction, planning, projections, and oversight of financial functions of Intercollegiate Athletics.
Bachelor's degree in sports administration, administrative, business, liberal arts, social sciences, or related discipline plus five (5) years of demonstrated experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified for the particular unit, including two (2) years of supervisory responsibility. Any combination of relevant experience and education may be substituted for the required education. Extensive knowledge of rules and regulations established by governing associations.
The 5 years noted above must include experience working in intercollegiate athletics in progressively responsible leadership positions or working in accounting, budget development, business operations, and/or financial planning, or equivalent education/experience.
Strong organizational and oral and written communication skills.
Demonstrated management and organizational abilities.
Advanced degree in related field or other financial, professional licenses or certifications.
Experience working in Intercollegiate Athletics.
Strong knowledge of Intercollegiate athletics or public sector business operations, and sport management.
Evidence of ability to work collaboratively with colleagues, co-workers, and constituents.
Strong computer background with working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint. ,.
Experience working with financial accounting systems such as Workday.
Demonstrated knowledge or experience with State of WA and/or WSU Financial Policies and Procedures.
Experience working with NCAA Rules or Regulations as it pertains to revenue and financial reporting.
Experience working with PAC-12 Rules or Regulations as it pertains to revenue and financial reporting.
Strong knowledge or experience with fundraised or gifted financial guidelines and reporting.
Demonstrated experience managing and supervising individuals and other units within an organization.
Evidence of ability to prepare and present financial reports, projections, and other information.
Experience conducting audits for large organization.
City, State, Zip:
Pullman, WA 99164
$10,416.00 - $12,916.00
In accordance with RCW 49.58.110, the above salary reflects the full salary range for this position. Individual placement within the range is based on the candidate's current experience, education, skills, and abilities related to the position.
WSU offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes paid sick and vacation leave; paid holidays; medical, dental, life and disability insurance package for employees and dependents; retirement; deferred compensation and optional supplemental retirement accounts.
For a more detailed summary of benefits offered by WSU for AP staff visit:
Applicants must submit their completed application by May 29, 2023 at 11:59 p.m.
This position has been designated by the department to require a background check because it requires access to children or vulnerable adults as defined by RCW 74.34, engages in law enforcement, requires security clearance, interacts with WSU students in a counseling or advising capacity, has access to personal identifying and/or financial information, unsupervised access to university buildings/property, or other business-related need. A background check will not be completed until an initial determination of qualification for employment has been made.
Please upload all documents in the 'Resume/CV' section of your application. Documents may be submitted in one file or separate files. Applicants are encouraged to upload as a PDF if possible . Applicants will be requested to provide contact information for professional references within the online application.
Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements.
2) Cover Letter
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