Assistant Director, Business Operations, Athletics Job at University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

  • University of Cincinnati
  • Cincinnati, OH

Job Description

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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to more than 50,000 students, 11,000 faculty and staff and 340,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 public research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”


With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, nine straight years of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 Conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.65 billion and its endowment totals $1.8 billion. The University’s overall regional economic impact exceeds $10.6 billion, paving the way for the future of Cincinnati.

About the Department

The University of Cincinnati Department of Athletics competes at the highest level of intercollegiate athletics with the vision to reach Next Level Success for all 18 varsity teams and more than 500 student-athletes. The Bearcats have a proud athletics history, winning eight national championships and 117 conference titles. The Cincinnati men's basketball team is among the 15 winningest programs all-time, while the football team became the first American Athletic Conference program to compete in the College Football Playoff in 2021. Olympic gold medalist volleyball player Jordan Thompson, NBA Hall of Famer Oscar Robertson and Major League Baseball legend Sandy Koufax are among the several luminaries who have competed as Bearcats. 


UC student-athletes collectively posted a 3.4 overall GPA in the spring of 2023, resulting in 11 consecutive semesters of a 3.3 department GPA or higher.

Under the leadership of Director of Athletics John Cunningham, and supported by more than 150 full-time staff members, UC Athletics' mission is to connect our community, enhance our University and impact the lives of student-athletes as they prepare to change the world on and off the field. 


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Job Overview

The University of Cincinnati, Athletics Business Office is seeking applications for an Assistant Director of Business Operations (Accountant 1). This is an entry level, full-time position, with a comprehensive benefits package. As many as two vacancies may be filled.


The successful candidate will be responsible for performing administrative tasks within a unit that provides financial oversight for all support units and sport programs in Athletics while following University of Cincinnati and departmental policies, NCAA Division I, and Conference bylaws and regulations. 

Essential Functions

  • Maintain routine account journals and prepare basic financial statements.
  • Monitor and interpret financial data in the development of cost analysis and reports.
  • Maintain accounting processes.
  • Ensure completeness and compliance with university, local, state and federal requirements and standard accounting and audit procedures including all compliance with generally accepted accounting principles.
  • May process purchase requisitions, invoices and change orders.
  • May perform internal auditing of financial records.
  • Prepare financial/statistical analysis reports.
  • Recommend accounting and control systems.
  • Provide recommendation and advice to management or other groups on process related topics.
  • Assist in the development and enforcement of unit policies and procedures.
  • Perform data entry for purchase requisitions and PCard reconciliation.
  • Manage delivery company account, office supply orders, etc.
  • Deliver bank deposits, distribute mail, run errands.
  • Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree must be in Accounting or related field.
  • Four (4) years of relevant work experience and/or other specialized training can be used in lieu of education requirement.

Additional Qualifications Considered

  • Fund accounting experience.
  • SAP financial software experience.
  • Intermediate user of Microsoft products.

Application Information

Interested and qualified applicants must apply online and include a cover letter of interest and a current CV/Resume. All certifications and other documentation can be uploaded using the Additional Documents section in the application. 

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

  • Office environment/no specific unusual physical or environmental demands.

Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


To learn more about why UC is a great place to work, please visit our careers page at .


For questions about the UC recruiting process or to request accommodations with the application, please contact Human Resources at .


The University of Cincinnati is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


REQ: 96309 


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