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Sr. Associate Director of Athletics /CFO

Job description

Employee Type:

AP-Administrative Professional

University Title:

Associate Athletic Director

Working Title:

Sr. Associate Director of Athletics /CFO


Athletics, Intercollegiate


Athletics, Intercollegiate

Department Link:

WSU Cougars

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Athletics, Intercollegiate

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Summary of Duties:

Serve as the area financial, accounting and budget officer responsible for the direction, planning, projections, and oversight of financial functions and personnel in intercollegiate Athletics. Provide a broad range of senior administrative leadership, management oversight and coordination for all aspects of business operations within Washington State University Athletics Department.

Additional Information:

View the Benefits overview for information regarding competitive benefits available.

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Job Appointment (FTE%):


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Monthly Salary:

Commensurate with Qualifications and Experience

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in sports administration, administrative, business, liberal arts, social sciences, or related discipline plus five (5) years of demonstrated experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified for the particular unit, including two (2) years of supervisory responsibility. Any combination of relevant experience and education may be substituted for the required education. Extensive knowledge of rules and regulations established by governing associations.

Additional Requirements:

The 7 years noted above must include experience working in intercollegiate athletics in progressively responsible leadership positions or working in accounting, budget development, business operations, and/or financial planning, or equivalent education/experience. Strong organizational and oral and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

Advanced degree in related field.

Evidence of ability to work collaboratively with colleagues, co-workers, and constituents.

Strong computer background with working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, E-mail, Workday, and Internet.

Demonstrated management and organizational abilities.

Will this position require a background check?:

This position has been designated by the department to require a background check

Open Date:


Open Until Filled :


Special Instructions to Applicants:

Screening of applications will begin November 20, 2020, and will continue until the position has been filled.

Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume 2) a cover letter and 3) contact information for at least three (3) professional references.

Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements.

Failure to upload correct materials/documents may result in an incomplete application.

EEO Statement :

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or [email protected]

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Posted: 11/10/2020
Application Due: 1/9/2021
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