Associate Athletics Director for Finance and Business Operations
California State University of Northridge
Location: Northridge, California
Salary: $90,000 - $100,000
4 Year Degree
Internal Number: 524944
As a member of the Athletics Department’s senior management team, the Associate Athletics Director for Finance and Business Operations assists the Director of Athletics with the overall development and implementation of Athletics’ central business operations. The incumbent assists with operating budget, long-range capital and operations strategic planning, and human resources. - Provides strategic direction, decision-making and formulate policy while maintaining confidentiality on specific department matters. - Develops and implements sound fiscal control procedures and is responsible for the leadership and oversight of financial units and business service functions. - Administers all Athletics Department human resources activities within the scope of approved university and unit-specific policies and compliance obligations - As a leader, demonstrates a commitment to student success that is mission aligned with the university’s vision, values and priorities. Establishes an ethical and collegial work environment, promoting a collaborative, accountable and inclusive team. - - -Encourages a courageous and resilient solution-oriented environment by participating in new opportunities to further the mission of the university. Participates in developing initiatives that further support the campus mission with a service-oriented and catalytic mind set. Strengthens employees by being communicative and a talent builder that develops team attributes, furthering departmental goals. Performs other duties as assigned.
Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a Bachelor's degree in accounting business or other job-related field.
Equivalent to five years of progressively responsible professional/administrative experience; with two of the five years in accounting or budgeting or financial management.
Experience working in a university athletics or athletics conference office and experience with EADA and NCAA Financial reports and associated audits, preferred. Experience supervising staff is a plus.
Serving more than 42,000 students each year, CSUN is one of the
largest universities in the United States, and it has an impact to match its size. Money Magazine recently named CSUN one of the top ten values in all of higher education, and the Social Mobility Index ranked CSUN fifth in the nation for elevating its students' economic and social wellbeing. CSUN ranks 10th in the country in awarding bachelor's degrees to underrepresented minority students, fifth nationally in awarding master's degrees to Hispanic students and enrolls the largest number of deaf and hard-of-hearing students of any U.S. state university. CSU N's 171 academic programs and engaged centers enjoy international
recognition for excellence. CSUN currently partners with more than 100 institutions of higher education in 22 countries around the globe and attracts the largest international student population of any U.S. master's level institution. Situated on a 356-acre park-like setting in the heart of Los Angeles' San Fernando Valley, the campus features modern educational buildings and world-class LEED Gold-certified performing arts and recreational facilities recognized as among the best in the country.