The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for Assistant Director for Business Operations, UNLV Intercollegiate Athletics [R0117390]
PROFILE of the UNIVERSITY Founded in 1957, UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution comprised of approximately 31,000 students and more than 3,900 faculty and staff. To date, UNLV has conferred more than 136,000 degrees, producing more than 120,000 alumni around the world. UNLV is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as an R1 research university with very high research activity. The university is committed to recruiting and retaining top students and faculty, educating the region's diversifying population and workforce, driving economic activity through increased research and community partnerships, and creating an academic health center for Southern Nevada that includes the launch of a new UNLV School of Medicine. UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in Southern Nevada. For more information, visit us on line at: http://www.unlv.edu
COMMITMENT to DIVERSITY The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity and inclusiveness as well as participate in maintaining a respectful, positive work environment.
ROLE of the POSITION The Assistant Director of Business Operations will be responsible for reviewing, auditing, and approving assigned athletic department purchase orders, supplier invoice request, p-card transactions, expense reports, spend authorizations, and other Workday transactions. He/she will be expected to identify, review, and make recommendations for process and policy improvements and ways to streamline operations. They will be responsible for understanding all institutional and department policies as it relates to reviewing of assigned documents. The position will also assist in monitoring the Athletic Department trade program, serve as the business office liaison to the department CARS program, and other business office responsibilities as assigned by the Senior Associate AD/CFO and Assistant AD for Business Operations. The individual will also be responsible for assisting the Senior Associate AD/CFO & Assistant AD for Business Operations with the preparation, development, day-to-day monitoring, and communication of the Athletic Department's annual operating budget.
This position should also have a basic knowledge of NCAA rules as it pertains to assigned job duties and the scope of employment. In addition, this position will be responsible for obtaining proper guidance or approval from Athletics Compliance, prior to participating in select activities, as defined by NCAA bylaws or institutional policies.
QUALIFICATIONS This position requires a Bachelor's Degree from a regionally accredited college or university and a minimum two years comparable professional experience. In addition, this position requires an individual who possesses the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple projects at once with an ability to complete assigned tasks with minimal supervision. The job consists of diverse duties requiring the use of a variety of systems, procedures, and the understanding of policies. Problems can be unique and require the collection and interpretation of information. Strong attention to detail is imperative. Work must be done in an organized and timely manner following established policies and procedures. Will need to exude excellent communication skills and the ability to work with a diverse group of constituents in the athletic department (head coaches, assistant coaches, administrative staff, etc.).
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Prefer Bachelor’s degree focused on Business/Operations and previous experience in athletics or event management.
SALARY RANGE Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. Position is contingent upon funding.
APPLICATION DETAILS Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.
Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates’ materials will begin immediately and best consideration will be gained for materials submitted earliest. Materials should be addressed to Assistant Athletic Director, Business Operations – William Wheeler - Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted online as we do not accept emailed materials. For assistance with the application process, please contact UNLV Human Resources at (702) 895-3504 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR INTERNAL NSHE CANDIDATES UNLV employees or employees within the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) MUST use the “Find Jobs” process within Workday to find and apply for jobs at UNLV and other NSHE Institutions. Once you log into Workday, type "Find Jobs" in the search box which will navigate to the internal job posting site. Locate this specific job posting by typing the requisition number, “R0117390” in the search box.
If you complete an application outside of the internal application process, your application will be returned and you will have to reapply as an internal applicant which may delay your application.
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EEO/AA STATEMENT UNLV is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action educator and employer committed to achieving excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws. The University of Nevada, Las Vegas employs only United States citizens and non-citizens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.