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Assistant/Associate Athletic Director

Company: Creighton University
Location: Omaha
Posted on: August 8, 2022

Job Description:

The Assistant/Associate Athletic Director for Administration, a key member of the department s leadership team, will be responsible for providing direction in the areas of financial operations, purchasing, travel, human resources, strategic planning and the development of internal policies and procedures.

Creighton competes with some of the biggest names in college sports as part of the BIG EAST Conference, but our move to the BIG EAST is more than just an honor for our athletics program. It s a testament to the level of our academics, athletics and reputation throughout the country.

At Creighton, you are part of something big. Your skills and passions unite with thousands of faculty, staff and students inspired to change the world. Here, we offer meaningful work driven by a 475-year-old Jesuit tradition committed to social justice and serving others. Through this tradition, we push the boundaries on innovation. We pursue new knowledge for the betterment of society. We seek to improve our world through Catholic and Jesuit values. And it all starts with you.--

Key Responsiblities

  • Collaborate with Finance Division in the areas of budgeting and budget management, forecasting and planning
  • Maintain daily oversight over the department s purchasing and accounts payables (including managerial responsibility of 1 staff member)
  • Assist with internal controls, including developing policies and procedures, within the business office and ticket office
  • Approve expenditures
  • Ad Hoc Reporting
  • Financial benchmarking and analysis
  • Manage the coordination of the department s human resources activities including job postings, recruitment, development of job descriptions, compensation analysis, bonus structures, hiring, performance evaluations, on-boarding, off-boarding and professional development
  • Department s liaison to the Office of Human Resources
  • Direct oversight of the equipment room and staff
  • Develop equipment purchasing processes and procedures
  • Implement an effective inventory management process
  • Department s liaison to Nike, our official apparel and equipment partner
  • Develop, manage and oversee travel policies and procedures
  • Department s liaison to Short s Travel, our official travel partner
  • Provide a broad range of analysis regarding the current state and future direction of the department to assist in reaching our strategic objectives.
  • Possible sport administration
  • Representing Creighton athletics on various committees
  • Perform other duties as may be required by the Athletic Director Qualifications
    • Bachelor s degree required. Master s degree preferred
    • 4-8 years related work experience in athletic administration and intercollegiate athletics.
    • At least 6 years of experience in the areas of business operations, human resources or strategic planning is preferred
    • Ability to analyze financial data and trends and present financial information
    • Experience with budget management
    • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
    • Proven ability to work cooperative with various internal units and external constituents
    • Understanding of Creighton University s mission, vision and values along with a commitment to work for the betterment of others.
      Change the World From Here

      AAP/EEO Statement

      Creighton University is committed to providing a safe and non-discriminatory educational and employment environment. The University admits qualified students, hires qualified employees and accepts patients for treatment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or other status protected by law. Its education and employment policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other programs and activities, are administered without unlawful discrimination.

      Disclosure Statement

      This description describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Regular, reliable attendance is an essential function and all employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor. Employees may also be required to work in excess of normal working hours as workloads and seasonal activities necessitate. A complete description is available in the Human Resource office located at 3006 Webster Street Omaha, NE. Creighton University reserves the right to modify duties, responsibilities and activities at any time with or without notice.

Keywords: Creighton University, Omaha , Assistant/Associate Athletic Director, Executive , Omaha, Nebraska

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