Assistant Athletics Director for Business Operations
Location: Elon, North Carolina
4 Year Degree
Internal Number: 4792875
Assistant Athletics Director for Business Operations
Location: Elon University Campus, North Carolina, 27244
Title: Assistant Athletics Director for Business Operations
Position Type: Staff Full-Time
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Elon University is seeking a highly motivated individual to serve as Assistant Athletics Director for Business Operations. The Assistant Athletics Director for Business Operations is responsible for various accounting and business operation duties within the Athletics Business Office. This role will prepare monthly budget updates, assist with transactional accounting items, perform account reconciliations, assist with the annual budget preparation, and improve operational processes and procedures. Additionally, the Assistant Athletics Director will be tasked with secondary sport supervision. The position reports to the Associate Athletics Director for Business Operations.
The Assistant Athletics Director for Business Operations is responsible for various accounting and business operation duties within the Athletics Business Office. This role will prepare monthly budget updates, assist with transactional accounting items, perform account reconciliations, assist with the annual budget preparation, and improve operational processes and procedures. Additionally, the Assistant Athletics Director will be tasked with secondary sport supervision. The position reports to the Associate Athletics Director for Business Operations.
Benefits of Working at Elon
As an Elon University employee, you'll join an internationally acclaimed university with a commitment to fostering a thriving community. Ranked among the most innovative, creative and best-run universities in the nation, Elon's personal approach to education extends to employees, whose growth, professional development and success is a hallmark of our training and advancement opportunities.
Elon University's home is the charming town of Elon, North Carolina, a small, friendly community located a short distance from the beach and the mountains, and among the vibrant cities of Greensboro, Raleigh and Durham. In addition to the beautiful canopy of historic oak trees iconic to our campus, you'll find boundless opportunities for family-friendly recreation, cultural events and outdoor activities. Hiking, water sports, fine dining and entertainment are just a few of the many happenings in the Elon area, making the region one of the nation's premier travel destinations.
Employees at Elon enjoy a generous and comprehensive benefits package that includes:
28 annual days off, including holidays and vacation.
Immediate tuition remission for employees.
Retirement plan with an 8 percent contribution from the university.
Immediate eligibility for health, dental and vision insurance, along with free acute care and lab services at our onsite Health & Wellness Clinic.
Free use of campus fitness facilities.
Free admission to musical and theater performances, guest speakers, religious and ethnic observances, recitals, art exhibitions, entertainment and our Division I Phoenix athletics.
Eligibility for tuition remission at Elon for spouses, qualifying domestic partners and dependents begins at three years of service. After four years of employment, eligibility begins for participation in the Tuition Exchange, a national scholarship exchange program that enables dependents to enroll in nationally recognized partner colleges and universities.
Elon values and celebrates the diverse backgrounds, cultures, experiences and perspectives of our community members. As an equal opportunity employer, Elon's principles of diversity extend to race and gender identity, age, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, religion, and other aspects of one's identity. At Elon, our employees respect human differences, passion for lifelong learning, emphasis on personal integrity and an ethic of service.
Minimum Required Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Business Administration and three to five years of accounting experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Proficiency with computer applications and particularly Excel skills are required.
Preferred Education and Experience
At least three years of experience in athletics administration is preferred, preferably at a National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I level athletics program.
Substantial budgetary experience, accounting, or a fiscal management background is strongly preferred.
Analyze sport and administrative operating budgets monthly to monitor budgeted to actual results. Assists with preparing journal entries, departmental transfers, and other financial transactions on behalf of the Athletics Department.
Coordinate the review and execution of vendor contracts with the University purchasing office. Review and approve athletic department purchasing card activity.
Oversee the athletic department student employee budget and update student employee supervisors of monthly student payroll budget activity.
Under the direction of the Associate AD for Business Operations, will establish, educate, and maintain internal policies and guidelines, interprets, communicates, and ensures policies are followed. Serves as an administrative liaison with campus administrative offices such as accounting, budgeting, and purchasing.
Serve as a secondary sport supervisor for one or multiple sports as assigned.
Contributes to the overall success of the University's athletics program by performing all other duties and responsibilities as assigned. Remains competent and current through self-directed professional reading, developing professional contacts with colleagues, attending professional development courses, and attending training and/or courses as directed by the supervisor. -