Assistant Athletic Director, Finance and Human Resources
CSUN's Commitment to You CSUN is committed to achieving excellence through teaching, scholarship, learning and inclusion. Our values include a respect for all people, building partnerships with the community and the encouragement of innovation, experimentation and creativity. CSUN strives to cultivate a community in which a diverse population can learn and work in an atmosphere of civility and respect. CSUN is especially interested in candidates who make contributions to equity and inclusion in the pursuit of excellence for all members of the university community.
About the University One of the largest universities in the country, California State University, Northridge (CSUN) is an urban, comprehensive university that delivers award-winning undergraduate and graduate programs to nearly 40,000 students annually and counts more than 330,000 alumni who elevate Southern California and beyond. Since its founding in 1958, CSUN has made a significant and long-term economic impact on California, generating nearly $1.9 billion in economic impact and more than 11,700 jobs each year. The LAEDC recognized CSUN as its 2015 Eddy Award winner for its positive economic impact. Serving more students on Pell Grants than any other institution in California, CSUN is also a social elevator and one of the most diverse universities in the country. CSUN ranks 13th in awarding bachelor's degrees to underrepresented minority students and seventh in bachelor's degrees to Latino students, serves the 13th largest Jewish student population, and enrolls the largest number of students who are Deaf and hard-of-hearing of any U.S. state university. The journal Nature recently named CSUN a Rising Star for scientific research, and the NSF ranks CSUN in the top five nationally among similar institutions for graduates who go on to earn doctorates in the sciences. CSUN is where individuals rise. And through them, so does Greater Los Angeles and beyond.
About the Department The CSUN Athletic Department empowers more than 350 student-athletes and staff to achieve comprehensive excellence both on and off the field in 19 intercollegiate sports through a diverse and inclusive educational experience. The Matadors are members of the Big West Conference, their colors are red, white and black and the "Rise of the Matadors" campaign pays tribute to the rich tradition and culture of CSUN Athletics. For additional information, visit http://www.gomatadors.com.
Responsibilities Under general supervision, the Assistant Athletic Director, Finance and Human Resources is responsible for the effective management of financial, physical, and human resources for a NCAA Division I athletics program. The incumbent manages all Athletics department finances including development of annual budget plan, long range forecasting, variance analysis, and cash flow management; reviews and approves expenditures in accordance with campus, Chancellor's Office, and NCAA policies and procedures; develops and distributes monthly financial reports to administration, department heads and head coaches; prepares detailed reports for the University's Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act (EADA) and the NCAA Statement of Revenues and Expenses; meets with account/fund manager to review budgetary status and develops action plans; prepares year end reconciliation and reports; develops and implements sound fiscal control procedures; provides schedules and supporting documents for the NCAA agreed upon procedures audit; analyzes reports and makes recommendations as appropriate; participates and takes a leadership role in the preparation of appropriate business processes and financial related policies and procedures; develops and maintains strong productive working relationships with the CSUN main human resources and faculty affairs office and works with them to address distinctive needs of the department; provides oversight of Athletics Business Office and Equipment Room operations; reviews and approves the travel and mileage for athletic teams, coaches, and staff; processes procurement card waivers and credit limit increases; creates, processes, and records game guarantees; manages budgets for all apparel, equipment, and screening/embroidery; collaborates with the Athletics Development staff and University Advancement regarding all hospitality and fundraising efforts; deposits all revenue from fundraising events and/or donation deposits; works with appropriate University personnel in identifying and arranging funding for capital projects and other related facilities and issues; manages human resource functions within the Athletics Department including recruitments, appointments, performance evaluations, etc.; drafts and updates job descriptions; updates and implements coaching agreements; ensures the department operates in compliance with CSU and CSUN human resources policies and procedures; ensures Athletics personnel completes mandated training; oversees execution of payroll related transactions; monitors student assistant and work study salary budget; works closely to implement best practices in facilitating the human resources goals and priorities for the department; acts as the initial point of contact and serves as a resource to coaches and staff on human resources policies, procedures, and practices; and performs other duties as assigned.
Qualifications Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a Bachelor's degree in a job-related field. Equivalent to two years of progressively responsible professional/administrative experience in a financial or human resources related position. Complete and thorough understanding of PeopleSoft and Questica budgeting, planning, and reporting tools strongly preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities General knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles, fiscal management, Human Resources, facility operations and problem resolution. Knowledge of the field of management. Ability and specialized skills to reason logically, analyze, and solve problems of organization and management; plan, coordinate, and independently implement administrative decisions; collect and evaluate data; supervise others; speak and write effectively; establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external customers; and handle responsibilities that vary and are complex requiring a high degree of confidentiality, discretion, independent judgement, and initiative.
Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule Salary is commensurate with knowledge, skills, and experience. The University offers excellent fringe benefits.
General Information This position is a "designated position" in the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. The successful candidate accepting this position is required to file Conflict of Interest forms subject to the regulations of the Fair Political Practices Commission. This position is a sensitive position as designated by the CSU. A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the status of candidates who apply for the position. Additionally, the person holding this position is considered a "limited reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
How To Apply Candidates should apply by completing the CSUN on-line application utilizing https://cmshr.csun.edu/psc/HNRPRD/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL and must attach a cover letter that addresses the qualifications above and a current resume, including names of three professional references. NOTE: Internal candidates should apply through the portal by accessing the View Job Openings/Apply link on the Human Resources/Employee pagelet.
Applications received through February 20, 2019, will be considered in the initial review and review will continue until position is filled.
Equal Employment Opportunity CSUN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, and disability. Our nondiscrimination policy is set forth in CSU Executive Order 1096. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting Recruitment Services at 818-677-2101.