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Associate Athletic Director for Finance & Human Resources

Position Information

WORKING TITLE: Associate Athletic Director for Finance & Human Resources
UW SYSTEM OFFICIAL TITLE: Financial Manager
POSTING DATE:  January 25, 2023

Essential Job Functions

This position reports to the Controller with dotted line to the Athletic Director and guides financial and/or accounting staff performing work in multiple finance functional areas and participates in day-to-day financial operations to ensure accuracy of financial transactions and reports, and/or supervises staff. This position also recommends and implements fiscal policies and advises on development of processes in support of efficient and compliant reporting. Prepares NCAA/EADA reports and leads the annual audit. 

Another aspect of this role includes serving as department liaison with Human Resources.  This entails assisting with all activity regarding employment status of staff, posting thru hire of open positions and monitors and processes additional payments of bonuses for Athletic Staff. 

What You'll Do

This position includes the following responsibilities:

  • Plans, directs, and engages in financial and/or accounting operations for multiple areas; coordinates data management, budget preparation and management, and financial reporting efforts.
  • May exercise supervisory authority, including hiring, transferring, suspending, promoting, managing conduct and performance, discharging, assigning, rewarding, disciplining, and/or approving hours worked of at least 1.0 FTE or equivalent employees.
  • Identifies, verifies, and audits financial charges, credits, and authorizes payments.
  • Recommends, interprets, disseminates, and implements unit-focused fiscal policies and procedures, ensuring compliance with established rule, regulations and financial guidelines.
  • Analyzes financial information and makes recommendations to unit leadership.  Serves as subject matter expert to unit leadership regarding financial operations, status and reports, and recommends process improvements.
  • Serves as Human Resource’s liaison instituting all policy and procedure requirements for the hiring of positions as well as employee separation.  Monitoring and processing staff bonuses.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting business or other related field at time of application
  • 2 years of work experience in accounting or budgeting or financial management
  • Aptitude to manage multiple projects and have the ability to prioritize and work
  • Proficiency using database, spreadsheet, word processing and other applicable software applications.

 PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience working in a university athletics or athletics conference office
  • Experience with EADA and NCAA Financial report and associated audits
  • Working knowledge of NCAA and/or Horizon League rules and regulations

The Successful Candidate

The successful candidate will be expected to work inclusively and respectfully within a diverse campus community and practice civility in the workplace.  The University welcomes applicants who are dedicated to the appreciation and promotion of inclusivity and equity as crucial components in the pursuit of organizational excellence.

In addition, the successful candidate will have strong oral, written, interpersonal, and organizational skills, demonstrated integrity and strong leadership, and the willingness to work independently and as part of a collaborative team. The University invites applicants who are dedicated to enriching the quality of life for students and the community by embracing the educational value of diversity, promoting environmental sustainability, encouraging engaged citizenship, and serving as an intellectual, cultural, and economic resource.

Conditions of Appointment

Position is a full-time Academic Staff appointment.  This position may have the option to work on-campus or a hybrid schedule subject to approved telecommuting request.  Official transcripts of the highest degree achieved will be required of finalist(s). A criminal conviction investigation will be conducted on the finalist(s). In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the University does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record.

All final candidates must be asked, prior to hire, whether they have been found to have engaged in, are currently under investigation for, or left employment during an active investigation in which they were accused of sexual violence or sexual harassment. When obtaining employment reference checks, these same sexual violence or sexual harassment questions must also be asked.

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact Human Resources.

Compensation and Benefits

Salary range of $65,000-$73,000.

This position is exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

Benefit Details

The UW System provides an excellent benefits package to meet the diverse needs of its employees. This includes several health insurance options, with annual deductibles as low as $250/individual and $500/family. Our benefits package also includes dental, vision, several life insurance options, AD&D and Accident insurance and Flexible Spending and Health Savings Accounts. We participate in the Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS), where employer contributions begin immediately and employees are fully vested after 5 years of service. The UW System also provides supplemental retirement savings programs including a 403(b) and Deferred Compensation.

In addition, employees receive several types of paid leave benefits, which are prorated for employees working less than 100%. This includes 9 legal holidays, 36 hours of personal holiday and between 96-130 hours of sick leave annually. Employees earn 13-27 days of vacation each year, depending on years of service and employment type.

For more details, please review the benefit quick guide linked below.

Apply

STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:

External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)
Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

STEP 2: From "Search Jobs" screen,
  • Click "View All Jobs"
  • Select "Associate Athletic Director for Finance & Human Resources"
    • You must login before you can apply. Input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Sign In."
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STEP 3: Submit application materials:

Please be sure to complete all required fields, and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. Please include the following documents:

  • Cover letter that specifically addresses qualifications for the essential job functions
  • Resume
  • Names and contact information for three references
 

You must select "Submit" to forward your application materials to the search committee.

If you have any questions, need accommodations, or submitted your application with missing materials, call or email:

SuAnn Detampel
Phone:  (920) 465-2302
Email:  detampes@uwgb.edu

Application Deadline

To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Sunday, February 12, 2023.

Note: The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis.Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

For more information regarding the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and the surrounding area, see our Campus and Community section. For Campus Safety information see our University Police website and our Annual Security Report (for a paper copy please contact the Office of Human Resources at (920) 465-2390). This report includes statistics about reported crimes, as well as information about crime prevention and campus security policies and procedures.

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is an Affirmative Action Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to achieving a diverse workforce and to maintaining a community which welcomes and values a climate supporting equal opportunity and difference among its members. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, genetic information, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status (including disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, other protected veteran, or Armed Forces service medal veteran status), age, or disability.