PHILADELPHIA – Dennis Hawkins, who has six years’ expertise working within the intercollegiate athletics enterprise trade, has been named the Assistant Athletics Director for Enterprise Operations, introduced Temple University Senior Affiliate Athletic Director for Enterprise and Finance Tim Thiess.
“We need to welcome Dennis Hawkins to the Temple Athletics household,” stated Thiess. “He brings a wealth of data and expertise to the place, having most lately overseen the enterprise operations at one other NCAA Division I establishment, Delaware State.”
“I need to thank Tim Thiess, Fran Dunphy, and all the search committee for choosing me to serve on this position for Temple Athletics,” stated Hawkins. “I do know they reviewed many certified candidates from throughout the nation, and I’m very humbled and honored to be chosen. I consider my expertise with working in culturally numerous establishments at each the Division I and II ranges, might be an asset to Temple Athletics. I additionally need to thank my household and shut pals, who’ve all the time been my assist system all through my profession.”
Hawkins involves Temple after serving the previous two and a half years because the Affiliate Athletic Director of Finance and Administration at Delaware State College. Hawkins had been the day-to-day monetary administrator for the athletics division, offering oversight of the monetary accounting, price range, and reporting of Delaware State athletics. He additionally served because the division’s liaison with the DSU Division of Finance and Division of Human Sources.
Throughout his time in Dover, Hawkins assisted in doubling the full-time athletic coaching workers by partnering with Pivot Bodily Remedy and negotiated a contract with Bayhealth to be the first well being service supplier for the athletic division.
Previous to his time at Delaware State, Hawkins served because the Assistant Athletics Director for Monetary Operations within the Division of Intercollegiate Athletics and Campus Recreation at Texas A&M College – Kingsville from 2015 by means of 2019. His obligations included managing an roughly $8 million athletics price range with 40 full-time workers members and roughly 75 pupil/job staff.
The Cincinnati native has a bachelor’s diploma in Kinesiology from the College Kentucky, an MBA from Indiana Wesleyan College and a Masters in Sport Administration from Delaware State College.