The mission of Intercollegiate Athletics at the University of California, Irvine is to facilitate and enrich the education and personal growth of its students through their participation in competitive NCAA Division I athletics. Intercollegiate Athletics is committed to the welfare of student-athletes and staff, and advocates an environment that promotes excellence in athletic and academic performance, sportsmanship, diversity, and gender equity. Intercollegiate Athletics also supports the University of California's mission of public service and serves to generate a unifying spirit among students, faculty, staff, and alumni that transcends communities, cultures, and generations. (https://ucirvinesports.com/)
POSITION OVERVIEW Reporting to the Athletic Department’s Director of Business Office, the incumbent manages a majority of the purchasing functions for the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. The incumbent has responsibility for the planning and acquisition of goods and services for Intercollegiate Athletics, as well as servicing the department as the primary collector and initiator of incoming cash and cash-equivalents in the form of revenue and expense reimbursements. In addition, the incumbent will oversee the daily operations for the Athletics Department building and maintain adequate office supply inventory for the department and facilitate orders as needed. The incumbent processes the financial documentation necessary to make direct payments to individuals for service agreements; ensure all items for payment are valid and comply with University and departmental policies and procedures, are within the sports’ available resources, audits and prepares disbursements in compliance with the NCAA and the Big West Conference guidelines. The position will assist several key management personnel and coaching staff with general administrative support and cooperates and communicates effectively with department personnel while participating in meetings and attending department functions.
DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training
1 year experience at a UC school
Strong interpersonal, analytical, organizational skills, service orientation, active listening, critical thinking and attention to detail
Ability to multi-task in a high volume environment
Effective verbal and written communication skills, sound judgment and decision making
Ability to function effectively as a member of a team
Ability to adapt to changing priorities.
Proficiency in the use of spreadsheet and database software
The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.