Director of Business Operations

Job description

UNT System Overview:

Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. We are growing with the DFW region, enrolling a record 47,000+ students across our system and awarding nearly 12,000 degrees each year.

Posting Title:

Director of Business Operations


UNT-Athletics Facilities-220410

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Salary Information:

Salary Commensurate with Experience

Department Summary:

UNT competes as a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and Conference USA. North Texas’ athletic programs are classified as NCAA Division I, the largest and highest division among all colleges and universities. The 46,000 square-foot Athletic Center located off South Bonnie Brae Street is the centerpiece of North Texas athletics. Athletics strives to conduct a competitive athletics program that promotes faculty, staff, student and community affiliation and participation with the North Texas Athletics. Provide facilities which attract the highest level of talent and allow student-athletes to perform at the highest level in practice and during competition.

Position Overview:

This position is responsible for the management of travel functions for the athletic department. This position performs day to day business office activities including the planning and reconciling of all athletic travel functions. The incumbent will also assist the Athletic Department with IT services as they pertain to software compliance reviews and implementations and will serve as the Department super-user for various department-wide platforms. This position reports to the Executive Senior Associate Athletic Director/CFO.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in in related field and three years of related experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Knowledge and understanding of NCAA rules and regulations.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Exceptional customer service skills.
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure, to adjust to constant changes, to handle multiple tasks and to coordinate the work of others.
  • Ability to keep complex records, to assemble and organize data of complex nature, and to prepare and submit reports in acceptable formats.
  • Ability to conceptualize, plan and organize multiple assignments.
  • Ability to work on complex and confidential tasks utilizing judgment, tact, and resourcefulness.
  • Skill in developing and maintaining good working relationships.
  • Knowledge of policies, practices, procedures and terminology of assigned function.
  • Knowledge of sound business principles, practices and techniques.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of NCAA and CUSA rules and regulations.

Work Schedule:

M-F 8-5; Occassional evenings and weekends

Driving University Vehicle:


Security Sensitive:

This is a security sensitive position

EEO Statement:

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Classification Title:

Athletic Program Director

Physical Requirements:

Carrying, Kneeling, Lifting up to 25 pounds, Sitting, Squatting, Stooping, Bending, Standing, Twisting, Walking, Writing, Grasp, Ability to communicate


Coordinate and reconcile all travel processes and procedures for Athletics Department.


Provide oversight of travel contracts for squad and staff travel including air charter, commercial air, hotels and ground transportation.


Assist Departments with travel planning in preparation for annual budget process


Research/analyze travel spending to find ways to create savings and efficiencies throughout the department


Oversee Dept-Wide travel management contract


Acts as primary liaison to UNT System travel desk


Ensure travel is reconciled using SAP Concur


Oversees all necessary employee training on the Concur system


Oversees the VISA Prepaid Expense card program to ensure accuracy of card loads, efficiency of process and reconciliation of charges to include payment of monthly invoices


Works with business office and athletic department staff on process enhancement


Oversee Department courtesy car program


Assist with IT Compliance review requirements and software implementations


Reconciles and analyzes scholarship expenses and act as business office contact to Compliance for scholarship related matters.


Reconciles and analyzes endowment revenues and expenses and assists with endowment related processes.


Acts as main business office contact for work study related matters.

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Job No:
Posted: 4/1/2021
Application Due: 6/30/2021
Work Type: Full Time