Senior Associate Athletics Director/Associate Athletics Director for Finance & Operations
Location: Des Moines, Iowa
Required Education: 4 Year Degree
Internal Number: 998539
Drake University is looking for a senior-level administrator in its athletics department to oversee the internal operations of the department including budget management, financial management, equipment operations, and athletic facilities. This includes managing the athletics department annual budget, forming and implementing financial planning, participating as needed in the financial audit of the University as related to athletics and overseeing audit procedures performed annually as required by the NCAA. This position will be supported by an assistant director of business operations, and has oversight of a three-person facilities staff and three-person equipment staff. The selected individual will directly report to the Director of Athletics, will serve on the athletics department senior staff, and could have sport administrator responsibilities.
Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business, or finance; Three years relevant experience in business or financial management; Excellent interpersonal, oral and written skills; Microsoft Excel or similar spreadsheet experience is required.
Experience in college athletics administration; Master’s degree in accounting, finance, business, sports administration, sports management, or CPA accreditation; Previous software experience with financial, accounting, and budgeting software, including an understanding of GAAP and financial reporting; Experience with Microsoft Office Suite.
Drake University is a private, co-educational university located in the city of Des Moines, Iowa. The institution offers a number of undergraduate and graduate programs, as well as professional programs in law and pharmacy. Located in Des Moines, Iowa's capital city, the University is uniquely positioned to provide learning opportunities through partnerships with the city's bounty of businesses, schools, government and cultural activity. Drake is an NCAA Division I member and competes in the Missouri Valley Conference in all sports except football, men's tennis and crew. In football, Drake competes in the FCS NCAA Division I Pioneer Football League. In men's tennis, Drake competes in the Summit League and in crew, Drake competes in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference.