This is are 12-month full time administrative and professional faculty position with excellent benefits including 24 days of annual leave and 12 paid holidays along with a professional development stipend.
4 Year Degree
James Madison University Recreation is currently recruiting for our next Assistant Director for Budget & Finance! JMU Joblink Posting
The mission of University Recreation (UREC) is to promote and advance healthy lifestyles through educational programs, participation opportunities and supportive services. UREC’s qualified staff is committed to excellence and responsive to the developmental needs of their participants. UREC’s award-winning main facility was expanded and renovated in 2016. UREC looks for leaders who are passionate about teaching and working with students. Join us as we strive for excellence in building a welcoming atmosphere for every participant, visitor and employee.
UREC Assistant Director for Budget & Finance Responsibilities:
Provide leadership and expertise to the department for all budget and fiscal operations including payroll, procurement, budgets and account reconciliation. Responsible for daily business functions including cash reconciliations, billing, deposits and receivables for all UREC programs and operations. Monitor and approve all departmental expenditures, in compliance with University Policy. Provide leadership, training, supervision and evaluation of the UREC Payroll & Budget Manager (full-time) and Fiscal Support Technician (part-time).
Provide planning and evaluation support to the Director through the provision of cost/benefit analysis, profit/loss statements and revenue projections for selected UREC programs and services, as required. Prepare annual budgets for presentation to university administration. Provide periodic reports to key stakeholders relative to current budget levels as required.
Reconcile organizational accounts including comprehensive fee codes, special funds, foundation and agency accounts. Implement/maintain coding system to identify charges within specific departmental program/service areas, and provide feedback to staff.
Develop and supervise procedures for all departmental purchases and expenditures, provide training, feedback and support to staff, and act as liaison with University budget and business offices. Responsible for supervision of departmental credit cards and accounts.
Conduct training workshops for departmental staff relative to budget development and business functions. Serve as resource person for sport club budgets, including portion that comes from ASG. Participate in departmental and divisional functions and represent the department on appropriate committees.
Salary: Range of $55,000 - $60,000 with full Commonwealth of Virginia faculty benefit package: https://www.jmu.edu/humanresources/benefits/ap-faculty/index.shtml. This is a 12-month full time administrative and professional faculty position with excellent benefits including 24 days of annual leave and 12 paid holidays along with a professional development stipend.
Application review will begin June 26, 2023 and will remain open until filled. A cover letter, resume/vita and three professional references must be submitted along with the completed online application. Bluefish.com applications, email applications and mailed applications will not be officially considered. All applications must be completed online through JMU Joblink: https://joblink.jmu.edu/
Anticipated earliest start date: Mid-July 2023
About JMU: Located in the heart of Virginia’s beautiful Shenandoah Valley, the city of Harrisonburg is approximately 120 miles from Washington, D.C. and Richmond, VA. With a population of just over 53,000, Harrisonburg is one of the most diverse communities in the Commonwealth of Virginia. JMU is a selective, public institution with a growing national reputation for offering experiences that lead to an outstanding education and inclusive environment for students, faculty and staff. The student body includes approximately 20,000 undergraduate and 1,900 graduate students, with over 1,000 full-time instructional faculty. JMU offers thriving programs in the liberal arts, science and technology, and professional disciplines at the undergraduate, master’s and doctoral levels. The university is committed to expanding diversity, fostering equity and inclusion, and supporting superlative teaching and scholarship. JMU has achieved national recognition for the high quality of its academic programs, focus on maintaining strong student/faculty interaction, and innovative faculty research.
Founded in 1908, James Madison University is a public university located in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley. JMU is fast becoming one of the nation’s leading lights in higher education because students enjoy unusually engaged relationships with world-class faculty who are here because they want to pursue knowledge and make teaching their No. 1 priority. Thanks to a new Carnegie Commission Classification of R2 Doctoral University with high research activity, JMU is now officially recognized for its world-class academic excellence and national prominence. Located in the heart of Virginia’s beautiful Shenandoah Valley, the city of Harrisonburg is approximately 120 miles from Washington, D.C. and Richmond, VA. The University Recreation department, located within Student Affairs, offers the JMU community a comprehensive menu of recreational and educational opportunities in state-of-the-art facilities. UREC operates a 278,515 square foot main facility, an outdoor facility and numerous satellite facilities around campus. has a dedicated student staff of over 600 along with 12 graduate assistants from around the country and 32 professional staff.