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The Executive Director of Finance and Administration in the College of Business directs and manages the administration of fiscal, business operations, facilities, human resources and technology support, overseeing six direct reports and 33 fulltime and part time employees. They advise leadership on financial and operational matters that support the strategy and mission of the College. They oversee financial performance analysis in monthly, quarterly and annual processes to continually improve business, operating and strategic decision-making processes that are forward-thinking, business-focused, and in support of the College's key strategic goals. The Executive Director serves as part of the Dean's senior leadership team.
Duties for this position also include:
Directs the Finance and Administration team responsible for all College financial and administrative functions, including, but not limited to, budgets and financials, travel and expenses, procurement services, scheduling and classroom management, and faculty contracts.
Reviews and analyzes budgets, forecasts, business plans, and budget variances to ensure appropriate financial resources are managed to the key strategic themes and objectives of the
Leads the annual development of the Colleges operating budget by working closely with the department heads and programs in budget preparation. Meets with managers to determine the accounting needs of each unit and to establish specific operating fiscal
Assists leadership in determining the College's short and long-term performance objectives and metrics for all units and programs and its impact on revenue streams and feasibility of operational
Develops and maintains ad-hoc query and other financial reports and/or models that provide financial data on the current and historical performance of the
Directs the facilities team responsible for the daily operations management to ensure smooth operations of all the College's buildings and
Develops procedures and appropriate internal controls to accomplish the intent of the policies, including documentation to assist in the proper accounting and compliance for all programs and
Develops, implements, and interprets policies related to fiscal and administrative activities. Interprets and applies University and College policy and
Works cooperatively with internal and external contacts regarding all financial activities of the College. Represents the College on committees, task forces, and/or initiatives related to finance and
Identifies, develops and implements procedures to optimize financial accountability and operational efficiency including adapting to new formats and applications, creating and/or implementing procedures, tracking systems and
Performs other related duties as required or as directed. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.
Performs essential duties in any emergencies such as hurricanes, storms, and/or any other university emergency closing. Is expected to be available to report to work as needed during university emergency closing with appropriate notification of a department administrator.
Oversees the College of Business - Human Resources and the College of Business - Technology Support operations. Formulates and develops goals and objectives provided by these
Bachelor's degree in business, education or related field and eight (8) years of related work experience, or Master's degree in business, education or related field and six (6) years of related work experience
Starting at $120,000, salary is commensurate with experience and education.
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In order to be considered eligible for the position as an internal candidate, departmental staff must meet minimum requirements of the position, be in good performance standing, and have been continuously employed at the University for at least six months.
Before you begin the process, we recommend that you are prepared to attach electronic copies of your resume, cover letter or any other documents within the application process. It is recommended that you combine your cover letter and resume/curriculum vitae into one attachment. Attached documents should be in Microsoft Word or PDF format. All applicants are required to complete the online application including work history and educational details (if applicable), even when attaching a resume.
*This posting will close at 12am on September 21, 2019.
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