The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is responsible for the strategic financial leadership, operations and management of the University and the Clerc Center, including oversight to assure the highest integrity of financial systems and decision-making. The CFO reports to the President of the University, serves as a member of the executive team, and serves as the Treasurer of the University and the Board of Trustees.
The CFO further supports the use of a strategic finance lens across the University, allowing for transparency and accountability in the allocation of resources to support the University’s mission and strategic goals by strengthening administrative and operational efficiency in a supportive and productive financial environment. Finally, the CFO works to create a culture of engagement in the financial health of the University, and supports the University’s values and culture, including its commitment to deaf gain and bilingualism.
Additional information regarding the duties can be found under #19022 on our careers page: gallaudet.edu/jobs.
Master's degree in finance, business administration, management, or related field.
A minimum seven years of professional experience in business management.
Experience at an institution of higher education.
Experience in supervising a team.
Board management experience and excellent interpersonal skills
Experience in change management, and capacity building in applying a strategic financial lens.
In-depth knowledge of PeopleSoft and financial systems.
Incumbent should demonstrate American Sign Language proficiency. If not, incumbent must become proficient within a reasonable period of time. The ASLPI will be utilized to track progress for language proficiency.
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