Founded in 1843 in Worcester, Massachusetts, the College of the
Holy Cross is among the nation's leading liberal arts institutions.
A highly selective, four-year, exclusively undergraduate college of
3,100 students, Holy Cross is renowned for offering a rigorous,
personalized education in the Jesuit, Catholic tradition.
Holy Cross highly values the unique skills, perspective, talents
and passion that each employee contributes to its learning
community. To work at The College is to accept an invitation to
participate in the growth and development of all campus members,
students, faculty and staff. The College's commitment to diversity
is an important feature of the Holy Cross education. Informed by
the presence of diverse interpretations of the human experience,
Holy Cross is building a community marked by freedom, mutual
respect, and civility. We seek others who support our values of
diversity and inclusiveness. Job candidates of all diverse
backgrounds who embrace the open and inclusive culture of Holy
Cross are welcome and encouraged to apply.
Under the direct supervision of the Associate Vice President for
Intercollegiate Athletics and in close collaboration with the
Finance Office and the Human Resources Department, the Senior
Associate Athletic Director will serve as the lead for all
business, facility, and event operations for the department of
athletics. This position will lead the department in all financial
areas with an emphasis on strategic financial planning, optimum
resource allocation, programmatic fiscal strength, efficient and
effective financial reporting, budget forecasting and proper
monitoring of financial process & procedures. The ideal
candidate will also oversee the areas of facilities and event
operations, leading a staff responsible for managing events for all
27 varsity sports. Success in the role will be positively impacted
by a high degree of self-motivation, collaboration and team play,
and the ability to analyze financials, systems and processes in an
effort to drive operational performance internally and
This is a senior staff and leadership position within the
department of athletics. As such, the Senior Associate Athletic
Director will assist with all aspects of strategic planning and
vision execution for the department. The position will oversee
equipment operations, athletics information technology and will
also serve as the departmental liaison with campus human resources.
The position will also have sport supervision as assigned by the
Director of Athletics.
Major Areas of Responsibility
Leading all Intercollegiate Athletics daily fiscal functions
with direct oversight of all accounting, fiscal and NCAA reporting,
auditing, control procedures and policies.
The Senior Associate Athletic Director will provide the Senior
Vice President for Administration and Finance, Associate Vice
President for Intercollegiate Athletics and other staff members
with reporting and analysis including executive reporting and
various scorecards/performance metrics.
Review and revision of department fiscal policies and control
procedures as required to comply with department, campus,
conference and NCAA policies and requirements in addition to
standard accounting procedures.
Development of department level financial processes, training
and education to ensure compliance with policies and
Perform internal audits and monitor organizational performance
and the necessary checks and balances on financial function
activities to ensure controls are operating as designed.
Lead the creation of the annual Intercollegiate Athletics
budget, long-range fiscal and strategic planning and capital
Coordinate the successful function of all athletic facilities
and event operations for the Department of Athletics, while also
creating strategies for monetizing facilities and enhancing
Manage the Department of Athletics human resources and
coordinate all processes in collaboration with campus HR.
Promote a positive image of the intercollegiate athletics
program and the College by participating in community and
professional organizations and representing the College as a
spokesperson at appropriate events, professional meetings, campus
committees and in community activities as appropriate.
Contribute to the overall success of the intercollegiate
athletics program by willingly performing all other duties and
responsibilities as assigned by the Associate Vice President for
A Bachelor's degree in an applicable discipline is required, a
Master's Degree is preferred.
A minimum of 5 years of demonstrated professional success and
relevant athletics experience in financial operations is
Preference will be given to applicants holding an MBA, CPA
credentials and or previous fiscal experience working in a Division
I a program.
Demonstrated internal controls expertise.
To prevent the infection and spread of COVID-19, and as an integral
part of its public health and safety measures, College of the Holy
Cross requires that all successful applicants show proof of full
vaccination by an FDA-approved COVID-19 vaccine before beginning
employment, unless an exemption from this policy has been granted.
Applicants believing they need an accommodation of this policy
because of a disability, sincerely-held religious belief, or
otherwise should inform Human Resources after an offer of
employment is extended; please do not include any medical, genetic,
or religious information on your application materials.
This is a full-time, exempt level position. The College is
committed to providing competitive market pay for its employees.
The College also offers a competitive benefits package for
full-time staff, including:
10% College contribution to the 403(b) Retirement Plan (1 year
wait waiver available)
NEW - condensed summer 4-day work week
Wellness programs & ongoing Training and Development
Generous paid time off
Free parking and free use of the athletic/fitness
The College of the Holy Cross is a private, Jesuit Catholic,
undergraduate institution serving approximately 3,100 students.
Founded in 1843, Holy Cross is the oldest Catholic college in New
England and has a tradition of academic excellence. It is located
atop Mount Saint James in Worcester, Massachusetts. The
picturesque, 174-acre campus is an award-winning and registered
Worcester is a city of approximately 200,000 people centrally
located in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. It is approximately
one hour from Boston, Hartford, and Providence, and three hours
from New York City. Worcester is known as the Heart of the
Commonwealth. Worcester offers many cultural and recreational
opportunities which you can read more about here .
The College of the Holy Cross is an EEO/AA/Disability/Vets
A member of the Higher Education Consortium of Central