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Asst. Athletics Director, Fin. Strategy & Analytics

Company Name: 
Yale University
New Haven, CT
Type of Company:
Sports Company
Position Type:
Contact Name: 
GoEun Lee
Contact Email:
Date Posted:
July 15, 2021
Anticipated Start Date:
August 2, 2021

Position Description

Yale University, conveniently located between Boston and New York, offers exciting opportunities for achievement and growth in New Haven, Connecticut. Located in the heart of historic downtown New Haven with more than 100 local boutiques, national retailers, cafés, casual eateries, award-winning restaurants, and world-renowned theaters, galleries, and museums. General Purpose: Directly reporting to the Associate AD for Business Operations, this position assists with all aspects of fiscal activities, strategy, and analytical work of the athletic business office. The Assistant Athletics Director supports the financial planning process and financial forecast cycles across the department: monthly, quarterly, annual, and long-term forecasting. This role has oversight of contracts within the department with the expectation of departmental total cost savings through negotiation, competitive bidding, and new vendor sources. This role will analyze financial data sets to identify trends, interpret findings, seek opportunities, and quantify the potential value of new initiatives. Assists in developing and maintaining BI infrastructure, architectural design, and technical configurations. Performs ongoing ad-hoc analyses at the request of the Associate AD for Business Operations and other senior leaders within the department.

Desired Qualifications

Required Education and Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business, Economics or Finance and five years of relevant experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Qualifications: • Excellent financial or accounting skills, including analysis and forecasting. • Advanced skill in excel and SQL – experience joining data sets to drive analytics. • Strong conceptual thinking and problem-solving skills, ability to formulate a plan, and desire to drive that plan through to completion. • Strong Leadership skills and the ability to communicate directions and expectations effectively. • Ability to work in a team environment as well as independently. • Preferred Education and Experience: Master’s Degree or advanced financial certification preferred.

How to Apply

For more information and immediate consideration, please apply online at Please be sure to reference this website when applying for this position. We invite you to discover the excitement, diversity, rewards and excellence of a career at Yale University. One of the country's great workplaces, Yale University offers exciting opportunities for meaningful accomplishment and true growth. Our benefits package is among the best anywhere, with a wide variety of insurance choices, liberal paid time off, fantastic family and educational benefits, a variety of retirement benefits, extensive recreational facilities, and much more. Yale University considers applicants for employment without regard to and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression. Application Instructions: