Housing and Residence Life (HRL) at Old Dominion University is seeking candidates for the Associate Director for Business Operations (full-time, 12 month) position. This position will be responsible for all financial operations of the HRL Office including budget development and monitoring, departmental payroll, purchasing procedures, identifying opportunities for revenue enhancement, and developing short- and long-range planning forecasts. This position is part of the senior leadership for Housing and Residence Life, and as such collaborates with colleagues and provides leadership with the team for the comprehensive housing and residence life program.
Required Education: Master’s degree in accounting, finance, business administration, or a related field OR a bachelor’s degree with a combination of experience and training equivalent to a master’s degree.
Required Qualifications: Considerable progressive experience in accounting or financial analysis experience. Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with a variety of internal and external constituencies. Work collaboratively with a diverse campus population in a complex environment. Demonstrated ability to apply strategic thinking, trend analysis and related fiscal planning skills. Supervisory experience and ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously. Ability to use Excel spreadsheets, learn and use housing management software systems, and understand how computer software applications can simplify administrative processes.
Preferred Qualifications: Knowledge of University policies and procedures related to financial and administrative management and student records management related to student housing fees. Experience using Banner for financial and student record management. Knowledge of best practices related to higher education housing operations. Experience in developing and leading the fiscal planning of new construction and renovation projects.
Review Date: The initial application review date for this position is August 5, 2021 and will remain open until filled.
Internal Number: GP226A
About Old Dominion University
Old Dominion University is Virginia's forward-focused research university with rigorous academics, an energetic residential community, entrepreneurial research and collaboration, and initiatives that contribute nearly $2.1 billion to the economy. Located along the Elizabeth River in Norfolk, Virginia, the ODU campus boasts state-of-the-art academic facilities, 14 residence halls and amenities such as the Student Recreation Center.