Director, Finance and Operations / CSBS (JID 8496) Administrator II College of Social & Behavioral Sciences Up to $103,008/year
CSUN's Commitment to You CSUN is committed to achieving excellence through teaching, scholarship, learning and inclusion. Our values include a respect for all people, building partnerships with the community and the encouragement of innovation, experimentation and creativity. CSUN strives to cultivate a community in which a diverse population can learn and work in an atmosphere of civility and respect. CSUN is especially interested in candidates who make contributions to equity and inclusion in the pursuit of excellence for all members of the university community.
About the University One of the largest universities in the country, California State University, Northridge (CSUN) is an urban, comprehensive university that delivers award-winning undergraduate and graduate programs to nearly 40,000 students annually and counts more than 330,000 alumni who elevate Southern California and beyond. Since its founding in 1958, CSUN has made a significant and long-term economic impact on California, generating nearly $1.9 billion in economic impact and more than 11,700 jobs each year. The LAEDC recognized CSUN as its 2015 Eddy Award winner for its positive economic impact. Serving more students on Pell Grants than any other institution in California, CSUN is also a social elevator and one of the most diverse universities in the country. CSUN ranks 13th in awarding bachelor's degrees to underrepresented minority students and seventh in bachelor's degrees to Latino students, serves the 13th largest Jewish student population, and enrolls the largest number of students who are Deaf and hard-of-hearing of any U.S. state university. The journal Nature recently named CSUN a Rising Star for scientific research, and the NSF ranks CSUN in the top five nationally among similar institutions for graduates who go on to earn doctorates in the sciences. CSUN is where individuals rise. And through them, so does Greater Los Angeles and beyond.
About the College Over its 31 year history, the College has sought to provide the highest quality Liberal Arts education in the field of Social & Behavioral Sciences while at the same time providing students with sound applied and professional training. The college has 150 full-time faculty members and an enrollment of approximately 6,500 undergraduate students and 700 graduate students and is comprised of the departments of Africana Studies, Anthropology, Criminology & Justice Studies, Geography and Environmental Studies, History, Political Science, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, Urban Studies and Planning and 3 interdisciplinary programs. The college offers 10 baccalaureate programs and 9 master's degree programs. Additionally, there are 5 centers and institutes in the college including the Center for Southern California Studies, the Center for Geographical Studies and the Dubois Hamer Institute for Academic Achievement. The College also sponsors the CSUN in D.C. Internship program and maintains a partnership with the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM). As a college serving one of the world's most diverse urban regions, we have a special commitment to studying the problems of urban America and providing our students with diverse ways of understanding and solving problems facing America in the global context. The College vision can be summed up in one word: Relevance. Through the College's commitment to applied social science research students acquire the critical core skills necessary for them to meet the needs of the region as well as to be competitive in the market place as either members of the workforce or graduate students.
Responsibilities Under general supervision of the Dean of the College, the Director of Finance and Operations assists with administrative planning, allocation and management of budgetary, human, and physical resources, facilitation of the enrollment management process, and coordination of departmental support staff. The incumbent performs budgetary responsibilities which include planning and preparing the annual College budget, recommending allocations for faculty positions and operating expenses for departments and programs; supervises the receipt, spending, and reconciliation of all funds for the College including the State General Fund and funds from Extended Learning, Lottery, State Trust, Corporation, Foundation, and other budgetary sources; is responsible for preparing year-end reconciliations and reports and providing advice and recommendations to the College regarding fiscal issues; serves as a liaison to the Office of Human Resources in all staff personnel matters, and advises the Dean, department chairs, faculty, and staff regarding the application of collective bargaining agreements, employee evaluations, grievances, disciplinary actions, classification, promotion, and staff development issues; assists in determining and monitoring the utilization of instructional, research, non-capacity, and administrative space; recommends the allocation of lecture space and recommends necessary reallocations; recommends policies regarding space utilization; coordinates College use of information technology and IT support infrastructure; advises on equipment expenditures; serves as a liaison regarding facilities, communications, and space matters; monitors the registration and enrollment process; represents the College on university-wide committees; assists the Dean on a variety of administrative projects; serves as a liaison to various campus administrative offices; and performs other duties as assigned.
Qualifications Graduation from a four-year College or university with concentration in finance or business is required; Master's degree in Business, Finance, or related field is strongly preferred. Five years of progressively responsible professional experience in fiscal management and reporting with at least two years' experience in facility operations and administration in a managerial role. Higher education administrative fiscal experience and experience in use of enterprise systems such as PeopleSoft/Oracle to manage finance, human resources, and student enrollment functions is highly desirable.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles, fiscal management, human resources, facility operations and problem resolution is extremely essential. Ability to reason logically, independently implement administrative decisions, and supervise others. Ability to perform accurately in a detail-oriented environment. Ability to work collaboratively and supportively with college and university colleagues. Excellent communication skills with the ability to negotiate and establish priorities to achieve results and expedite projects. Ability to work independently and to develop and implement operational strategies in resolving problems. Ability to analyze and interpret university policies and procedures and effectively interact with all levels of staff and administration and handle situations of a sensitive and confidential nature.
Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule Salary is commensurate with knowledge, skills, and experience. The University offers excellent fringe benefits. The anticipated HIRING RANGE is up to $103,008 per year dependent upon qualifications and experience.
Application Period Applications received through August 29, 2019, will be considered in the initial review and review of applications will continue until position is filled.
In order to be considered in the initial review, applications must be submitted prior to the date listed above. Application submissions received after the initial review date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University.
How To Apply Candidates should apply by completing the CSUN on-line application utilizing: http://bit.ly/HRCSUN link. NOTE: Internal candidates should apply through the portal by accessing the View Job Openings/Apply link on the Human Resources/Employee pagelet.
For more detailed information on the application and hiring process, please visit the link below: www.csun.edu/careers
Background Check This position is a sensitive position as designated by the CSU.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the status of candidates who apply for the position.
CANRA The person holding this position will be considered a 'limited reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
Conflict of Interest This position is a "designated position" in the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. The successful candidate accepting this position is required to file Conflict of Interest forms subject to the regulations of the Fair Political Practices Commission.
Equal Employment Opportunity CSUN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, and disability. Our nondiscrimination policy is set forth in CSU Executive Order 1096. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting Recruitment Services at 818-677-2101.