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Asst Athl Dir/Finance-INATH

University of Central Oklahoma
Oklahoma, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Dec 8, 2023

Job Details

Position Overview:

Administers the business affairs of a large department or significant unit. Responsible for financial management, reporting activities, assisting with personnel administration and supervision, and management policy for the division or college. Develop budgets for projects within a department and prepares financial analysis and status reports. Directs control of approved budget, including collections, custody, disbursement, accounting, and auditing of all funds. Establishes priorities for major purchases. Initiates approved documents for personnel actions (hiring, promotion, etc. of staff).

Department Specific Essential Job Functions:

Manages the daily financial activities of which include budget preparation and control, accounting, purchasing, and business planning and management. Prepares and manages budgets for approximately 160 Athletic department organizations. Includes preparing purchase requisitions, paying invoices, maintaining inventory records, tracking expense patterns. Provides monthly and annual budget reports to Director of Athletics and coaches. Work with coaches, Director of Compliance, and Director of Student Financial Services to track scholarship budgets and expenditures, identify budget variances and ensure adherence to NCAA, MIAA, and University guidelines. Facilitates award and payment of scholarships for graduate assistants. Develops and maintains proper organizational controls to ensure adherence to NCAA, Conference, State and University policies and procedures. Serve as department liaison for periodic audits of department controls and data. Establishes and maintains appropriate records and files for Athletic department business operations. Coordinates travel process for department. Assists with travel arrangements for conference and NCAA postseason competition and subsequent reimbursement from NCAA. Facilitates procurement and payment process for department. Advises on State and University procurement policies and procedures. Prepares requisitions and tracks progress through conversion to purchase orders. Verifies receipt of goods and approves invoices for payment. Coordinates department procurement card policy. Assists Head Athletic Trainer with development and maintenance of a process for tracking athletic medical expenses. Coordinates funding for expenses not covered by insurance; facilitates payment of medical claims not covered by insurance. Establishes and maintains official records and documents in appropriate files. Assists in execution of various contracts associated with the Athletic department. Facilitates recording and deposit of income received by the department. Preparation and assistance with external reports required by Athletic department. Serves as administrative representative at sporting events including weeknights and weekends as needed. Performs special projects, researching and analyzing utilization data, writing reports, and making recommendations. Facilitates job posting and hiring process for Athletic department. Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of and adheres to applicable NCAA, Conference, University and departmental rules and regulations. Upon notification of any NCAA violation, reports the violation to the NCAA Compliance Office. Also has a responsibility to follow applicable procedures and cooperate fully with any and all investigations of potential violations of NCAA, Conference, University of departmental rules and regulations. Performs other related duties as assigned and works as a cooperative/supportive team member in the UCO Athletic Department.

Qualifications/Experience Required:

Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, business or related field or equivalent work experience that provides budgetary knowledge of and exposure to fundamental theories, principles, and concepts. 5+ years of experience with leading a team/department in identifying, developing, implementing, creative solutions and innovations, review, and operational initiatives.

Qualifications/Experience Preferred :

Masters degree, advanced degree, or equivalent experience. Extensive use of computers and experience preparing spreadsheets and reports. Capacity for growth and leadership. Experience in budget management, computer operation, work management and human resources.


Must possess excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing. Ability to maintain a complex system of inter-related files/systems; devise/adapt office/systems to changing organization needs. Apply sound human relations practices in establishing and maintaining effective working relations with the UCO Community. Understands and operates well with the complexities of a fast-paced, high stress environment. Ability to maintain integrity and confidentially.

Physical Demands:
Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


University of Central Oklahoma.

With strong connections throughout the Oklahoma City metro, the University of Central Oklahoma is dedicated to developing in students the confidence to succeed through transformative learning experiences. Central prides itself as a smart investment for success, preparing future leaders in an opportunity-rich environment, with access to more than 200 student organizations and the internship, employment, entertainment and cultural offerings of the rapidly growing Oklahoma City metropolitan area. Founded in 1890 and accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Central connects its nearly 14,000 students to unmatched value found in 118 undergraduate areas of study and 83 graduate programs from its main campus in Edmond and facilities throughout the metro area.

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