Louisiana Tech University, a Division 1-A member of Conference USA, is seeking applications for the position of Associate Athletics Director – Chief Financial Officer. This is a full-time, 12-month position.
Responsible for effective and efficient operations of the athletics department business office. Ensure all areas of the athletics department demonstrate a commitment to maintaining compliance with NCAA, C-USA, Louisiana Tech University, and the State of Louisiana rules and regulations. Work with head coaches and the director of athletics in projecting and compiling budget requests for the fiscal year. Provide appropriate data to ensure gender equity is a consideration during the budget formulation. Check all purchase requisitions and travel expense accounts for athletics personnel for accuracy in preparation, coding, and to make sure State Board and NCAA rules are followed. Prepare monthly budget summary sheets showing expenditures in each category for each budget unit. Approve for payment all expense accounts, requests for team travel advances, purchase requisitions, etc., in the absence of the director of athletics. Attend Athletics Council meetings and provide quarterly budget updates. Responsible for evaluating recruiting budgets for all sports to ensure equitable distribution of funding across comparable sports. Review monthly ledger against daily deposits from the ticket office. Ensure a system of checks and balances within the athletics department of expenditures and income. Provide department and foundation reports as needed. Oversee business operations staff. Advise director of athletics on financial related matters including budget forecast. Knowledge of bookkeeping with regards to budgets is essential. Being able to work with the public daily is of the utmost importance. The successful candidate must be able to multi-task, work independently, and provide executive level leadership for the athletics department as it relates to the business operations.
Louisiana Tech University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled. Electronically submit cover letter, resume with three references, and unofficial transcript(s) as a single PDF file by email to the Search Committee at email@example.com.
A Bachelor’s Degree is required; Master’s degree preferred. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Previous experience in intercollegiate athletics and business operations is preferred. This position will report directly to the Director of Athletics and serve on the athletics department senior staff.
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