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Executive Senior Associate Athletics Director for Finance & Administration

Temple University Athletics
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Start date
Aug 15, 2023

Temple University Athletics


Title: Executive Senior Associate Athletics Director for Finance & Administration


Position Summary:


The Executive Senior Associate Athletics Director for Finance & Administration will serve as an advisor and liaison to the Vice President & Director of Athletics. Incumbent will have a record of success in higher education leadership responsibilities and achievements in the administration of Division I intercollegiate athletics within a comprehensive university or equivalent experience with a sports organization or entity. The Executive Senior Associate Athletics Director for Finance & Administration will work closely with the Vice President & Director of Athletics to build a strong, positive athletics program and encourage support for the University among a broad range of internal and external stakeholders. Key stakeholders include students, faculty, staff, coaches, alumni, letter winners, parents, donors, the media, business and community leaders, and other supporters of Temple University.


The Executive Senior Associate Athletics Director for Finance & Administration serves on Athletics’ senior administrative staff as its Chief Financial Officer. This position is responsible for all aspects of the financial/business, administrative, and personnel activities of the athletics department.  This position is responsible for the annual development and effective implementation of a $60+ million athletics budget and is responsible for the day-to-day management of all departmental revenues and expenses. Position is also responsible for the coordination and communication of annual athletics department goals and spearheads strategic planning initiatives. The Executive Senior Associate Athletics Director for Finance & Administration also serves as the sport administrator for assigned sports.


The position supports the University’s academic mission and programs by aligning Temple University’s Division I intercollegiate athletics program with the mission and values of the University. The Executive Senior Associate Athletics Director for Finance & Administration serves as a spokesperson for the Athletics program, promoting its philosophy and values, and regularly engaging stakeholders and constituents. The Executive Senior Associate Athletics Director for Finance & Administration integrates and engages student-athletes, staff, and coaches into the programs and activities of the University and also takes the lead in developing a climate of trust, honesty, integrity, and open communications while advocating for and committing to all aspects of diversity and inclusion—a climate where all constituents feel valued, and differences are celebrated.


When you come to Temple, you don’t only come to an impressive campus with an abundance of resources and amenities.  You come to Philadelphia, where Temple’s Main Campus is woven into the city’s fabric.  Temple is committed to this community and provides several financial programs for full-time faculty and staff who purchase and reside in homes surrounding Main Campus and the Health Sciences Center. Click here to learn more about the benefits of working at Temple University.


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A variety of important factors are reviewed by HR when considering salary, including job duties, the applicant’s education and experience, all relevant internal equity considerations, department budget, and funding source.




Required Education and Experience:


Master’s Degree and a minimum of eight years of intercollegiate athletics administration experience at a senior level. Demonstrated understanding and experience in budget management and long-range financial planning in a complex organization based on sound business management skills and sophisticated financial capabilities. Demonstrated management, leadership, and supervisory experience. Experience managing confidential information. Experience in and demonstrated understanding of NCAA, Conference, and University regulations, policies, and practices. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.  



Required Skills and Abilities:


*The ability to manage several tasks and/or projects simultaneously.

*Strong organizational skills, interpersonal skills, and a commitment to customer service.

*Demonstrate a proven track record in building quality relationships.

*Demonstrated experience in budget planning and oversight.

*Ability to hire, develop, inspire, and effectively lead a highly competent and diverse staff.

*Commitment to understand and support Temple University’s vision and mission and to model institutional values.

*Demonstrated ability to promote diversity at all levels.

*Ability to manage confidential information.

*Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends.

*Project management and leadership skills.

*Strong personal code of ethics, integrity, and trust.

*Ability to successfully navigate across multiple departments in a fast-paced environment.

*Strong integrity and character who shares a commitment for knowing and complying with NCAA, Conference and University rules.

*Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office.

*Must have a valid driver’s licenses.




*Ten (10) years of directly related experience.


This position requires a background check. 


TO APPLY Once on the site please search for job number #23002475All interested candidates must apply through the Temple site


Temple University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all in every aspect of its operations, including employment, service, and educational programs. The University has pledged not to discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, marital status, national origin or ethnic origin, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or veteran status.


Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.


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