The University of Denver has a proud athletic tradition that compliments the schools academic endeavors. In its history, DU has won 33 national championships and enables student-athletes to compete on 17 Division 1 teams. The Pioneers pursue championships, excel academically, and represent both the University and their respective conferences to the best of their abilities.
The Assistant Vice Chancellor and Deputy Director of Athletics for Strategy and Finance will serve on the Athletics and Recreation leadership team; responsible for providing leadership and oversight of all aspects of the departments budget, financial forecasting and strategic planning. This position will oversee multiple sport programs and respective head coaches. Other responsibilities will include serving on campus committees, liaison to campus departments, relations with conference affiliations (Summit League, NCHC, Big East, Big 12), community relations and fundraising.
Leadership and oversight of the budget and financial forecasting.
Leadership of strategic planning and implementation.
This position has independent (dotted) reporting lines to the offices of the Provost and Senior Vice Chancellor for Financial and Business Affairs with respect to the development and monitoring of the budget, respectively.
Direct reports include:
Budget and Finance
Head Coaches to be determined
Implement clear budget process and parameters while holding constituents accountable.
Implement a financial forecasting model that evaluates future revenue/expense opportunities .
Implement simple and effective strategic planning system.
Lead head coaches in developing strategic plans for their respective sport programs.
Assist Vice-Chancellor with on-going department evaluation.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Ability to find solutions for complex challenges.
Ability to diffuse potentially volatile situations.
Ability to lead and mentor student-athletes, coaches and staff in a positive and caring manner.
Demonstrated knowledge and application of NCAA rules and a proven commitment to high ethical standards.
Demonstrated commitment to academics.
Excellent organizational and supervisory skills.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience in a related field.
Seven years of experience in business or administration management to include experience in financial management; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Supervisory experience of sport programs, including head coaches, assistant coaches and other personnel.
Embrace and model a positive coaching philosophy and associated techniques; insisting on a culture of respect and positive communication.
Financial planning and zero-base budget at a NCAA Division I Power 5 institution.
Senior level administrator at a NCAA Division I institution with sport program and head coach supervision experience.
Positive energy and passion for NCAA Division I athletics and the University of Denver.
Application Deadline For best consideration, please submit your application materials by 4:00 p.m. (MST) on July 24, 2019.
Special Instructions Candidates must apply online through jobs.du.edu to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.
Salary Range: Salary will be determined by the qualifications of the selected candidate balanced with departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information.
Please include the following documents with your application: 1. Resume 2. Cover Letter
The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of age, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, military/ veteran status or any other status protected by law.
All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.
About University of Denver
The University of Denver has a proud athletic tradition that compliments the school's academic endeavors. In its history, DU has won 33 national championships and enables student-athletes to compete on 17 Division 1 teams. The Pioneers pursue championships, excel academically, and represent both the University and their respective conferences to the best of their abilities.