Name, Position & Contact Info.

Description of Responsibilities

Jeff Souder, Assistant A.D. for Business and Finance, Godwin 205 D; 568-2367;

  • Manage Budgets
  • Approve expenditures, reimbursements, purchases
  • Approve all personnel transactions
  • Responsible for all athletic financial transactions, reports, analysis, authorization, etc.
  • Human Resources Director for Athletics


Andrew Hijjeh, Athletics Business Manager, Godwin 205 C; 568-3829;

  • Serves as Athletics liaison to HR, and conducts several HR processes (Job Recruitment, Contracts, Hiring Paperwork, Bonus Processing, employee exit, etc.)
  • Assist with budget development and disbursements
  • Monitor departmental budgets
  • Contact for trade and in-kind
  • POC for support staff and coaches with questions for ABO
  • POC - eVA
  • Monitor Athletic Accounts Receivables and Prepare Quarterly Reports
  • Assist Director with Financial Reports and Research
  • Team Manager Program Coordinator
  • Back-up for Assistant AD for Business and Finance Duties


Allison Vandevander, Fiscal Assistant, Godwin 205 B; 568-5008;

  • Wage payroll processing for Athletics Dept and Student employees
  • Initiate’s and coordinates EPAR form process for wage and student employees
  • Liaison with SWEC and Payroll Office
  • Process vouchers and invoices for Game Mgmt and Athletic Facilities
  • Prepare Deposits of non-Athletic events for Athletic  Facility rentals
  • Post and reconcile 300296 account
  • Student Employment Contact
  • Post monthly departmental accounting reports


Autumn Smith, Business Generalist, Godwin 205 A; 568-5263;

  • Distribute Foundation monthly reports to coaches and Departmental Supervisors
  • Reconciles Athletics Administration Account
  • Post & Reconciles Local Accounts (800106 and 800168) and Revenue Account for Athletics Dept.
  • Post & Reconciles CAA Post Season/NCAA Post Season accounts
  • Prepare Athletic invoices for various miscellaneous sport billings


Justin Miller, Athletics IT Specialist, Godwin 203; 568-5231;

  •  JMU Technology Coordinator for the Athletics Department

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