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The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics is accepting applications for the position of Senior Associate Athletic Director for Business Operations. The position will report to the Director of Athletics and oversee all financial operations for the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, inclusive of a $90 million annual budget.
The position will be expected to serve as the Chief Financial Officer for the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. Responsibilities include the overall management of the athletic business office which includes all business operations, payroll and benefits, travel, accounts payable, procurement, budget management and control, account reconciliation and inventory control, providing fiscal policy development and implementing operational policies, procedures, practices and standards that ensure optimal efficiencies of the athletic business office, serving as the chief business and financial contact with the WVU Foundation, serving as the contract administer for all insurance agreements. Provide oversight to all insurance requests and payments for medical providers. The position will provide oversight of the department’s equipment unit and information technology in addition to developing the long-term capital plan for intercollegiate athletics and assisting with the deferred maintenance plan for athletic facilities. The position will serve as a contract administrator for specified service contracts with vendors including, merchandising, event staffing, law enforcement services, travel and cleaning services.
Minimum ten (10) years senior level experience managing a college, university, conference or professional athletic business office at the Division I level.
Master’s degree, preferably in business, finance, sport management or similar field; Relative experience may be substituted for a Master’s degree
West Virginia University (WVU) is a public, land-grant institution, founded in 1867, located in Morgantown, West Virginia. Morgantown, W.Va., population 30,293 (US Census Bureau, 2011), was rated “No. 1 Small City in America” by BizJournals.com. Business Insider named Morgantown the ninth best college town in America. Other recent rankings: Kiplinger.com included Morgantown in their 10 great plac...es to live list; one of “Best Sports Cities” by Sporting News; 12th overall “Hottest Small City” by Inc.; one of “50 Smartest Places to Live” by Kiplinger’s; and the second-ranking “Best College Town for Jobs” by Forbes. WVU will deliver high-quality education, excel in discovery and innovation, model a culture of diversity and inclusion, promote health and vitality, and build pathways for the exchange of knowledge and opportunity between the state, the nation, and the world. WVU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. A member of the Big 12 Conference, WVU competes in 18 intercollegiate varsity sports.