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Managing Director

University of California, Davis

Posted: 05/23/2017

Job Closing: 06/22/2017

Salary: $5,733.33-$10,333.33/MO

Under direction of the Faculty Director, the Managing Director is the lead organizer, contributing to Imagining America's overall strategy and leading key areas of work, including the National Advisory Board (NAB), Presidents' Council, and Conference.

Provide oversight of programmatic and administrative strategic operations, including HR and budgetary processes, coordination of technology, space, and facility needs, and recruitment and development of staff. Provide leadership, communications management, strategic planning and principle management support.

Represent Imagining America to the campus and external constituents, such as administrators, researchers, and policy makers, develop and manage communications, on behalf of the Faculty Director.

The Managing Director will be working on the UC Davis campus. This position may also require travel.

To see the additional information about this position please click here.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master's in a field of study related to IA's mission and work, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Five to ten years of experience working in higher education, the arts and/or humanities, or nonprofit organizations.
  • Leadership experience in administrative resource management including human resources, budget and finance, and policy development and organizational problem solving.
  • Awareness of current work across higher education on issues related to engagement, equity, diversity, and inclusion.
  • Experience in strategic and operational planning and program evaluation to provide sound recommendations and examine work processes and organizational structures. Skill to select, develop and implement a variety of direct and indirect strategies to influence desired outcomes.
  • Supervisory experience to recruit, train, evaluate, coach, mentor, and motivate staff.
  • Experience setting goals and objectives, developing qualitative assessments and quantifiable measurements, motivating and managing others, and prioritizing workload to meet strict deadlines and budgets in an environment of multiple projects and changing priorities.
  • Interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills to communicate clearly and professionally and to develop and sustain collegial working relationships with individuals from diverse backgrounds and perspectives.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. or other terminal degree in a field of study related to IA's mission and work, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Analytical and conceptual skills for resolution of complex problems including identification of key issues, assessment and initiation of strategies for resolution.
  • Experience in financial forecasting, development and using tools and financial models to monitor funds, make projections, and design management reports.
  • Experience forming collaborative partnerships and agreements.
  • Project management experience to take complex, high impact projects from conception to fruition.
  • Experience applying sound judgment and political acumen to attentively discern and reflect perspectives, as appropriate, in advice given and in communications prepared.
  • Team building and leadership and organizing skills to achieve goals through promoting collaboration, team building and working cooperatively with others to foster and promote a service-oriented team environment.
  • Knowledge and skills to apply principles of performance management, conflict management, multiculturalism and diversity with coaching skills to enhance staff contributions to the organization's mission.

Requisition number #03019145.

The University of California, Davis is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Contact E-mail: elizabeth@adclub.com

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Director for Business and Finance

University of Washington

Posted: 05/22/2017

University of WA Human Resources is recruiting for our Director for Business and Finance.

Reporting to the vice president for Human Resources, the director provides leadership, oversight and strategic planning for business and finance functions for UWHR. As a key member of the department’s executive team, the director provides recommendations, guidance and decision support to ensure the strategic goals are met.

AA/EOE

To request disability accommodation in the application process, call (206) 543-6450 (v), (206) 543-6452 (tty), (206) 685-7264 (fax), or email dso@u.washington.edu.

Job Contact E-mail: tshetty@uw.edu

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Student Accounts Receivable Coordinator

Mills College

Posted: 05/22/2017

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Proficient user of Microsoft Office Suite especially Excel and experienced in financial database systems.
  • Knowledge of Title IV rules for the Perkins Loan Program & FERPA rules a plus.
  • Excellent public relations, oral and written communication and ability to communicate sensitive and/or complex information in a confidential and straightforward manner.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with others and maintain effective customer service toward all persons contacted during the course of job performance.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective and productive working relationships within a diverse and multicultural environment.
  • Ability to perform queries, with the ability to manipulate a large amount of data with high level of accuracy and strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to multitask and manage time and priorities to meet deadlines.
  • Basic accounting skills.
  • Proven diagnostic, problem-solving and organizational skills.
  • Bachelor's degree.
  • 3 years combined experience in Student Accounts, Accounts Receivable, Collections or financial/accounting field.

This position description is not intended to contain a comprehensive list of activities, duties, or responsibilities. Additional duties may be assigned based on operational needs.

Additional Information:
Compensation is commensurate with experience, and includes an excellent benefits package including medical/dental/vision/life/LTD insurance/403b retirement plan; 10 days of vacation accrued the first year of service with an additional day of accrual each additional year of service up to a maximum of 22 days; 12 sick days and 10 paid holidays annually. Vacation and sick pay are accrued in proportion to the job status of the position. Staff also receives free admission to campus events, use of the pool, fitness center, and tennis courts. Tuition remission is available after an introductory period.

EO/AAE

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Associate Director, Fiscal and Program Integrity

University of Southern California

Posted: 05/16/2017

Job Closing: 06/01/2017

The Office of Financial Aid is seeking an Associate Director of Fiscal and Program Integrity to oversee the day-to-day responsibilities for fund management, account reconciliation, donor awards and athletics aid. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Working closely with the business office to manage funds, review student aid projections, and budget strategically for both short and long-term goals.
  • Reconciling accounts, including Pell and Cal Grant, which require generating and analyzing reports from multiple sources.
  • Leading a committee to develop policies for increasing utilization of endowed funds.
  • Managing donor awards, including selecting scholarship recipients, awarding students, preparing invoices, annual reporting, and working with central advancement staff on donor acknowledgement.
  • Administering aid to athletes to ensure aid packages comply with NCAA rules and federal regulations; communicating with student-athletes, parents, and coaches; regularly interacting with the Athletics Compliance Office as well as Student Athlete Academic Services as it pertains to NCAA eligibility rules and financial aid.
  • Assisting with compliance and reporting matters, such as updating documentation with the state and federal government.

The Associate Director of Fiscal and Program Integrity administers the business operations of the Financial Aid Office. In addition, this position processes daily transactions, prepares financial reports for internal and external distribution. The Associate Director of Fiscal and Program Integrity may supervise staff. This position administers unrestricted account budgets. Plans and develops short and long-term budgets. Provides projections and forecasts and analyzes financial impacts. Analyzes actual versus budget performance to determine variances. Takes corrective action, as required.

The selected candidate will be expected to administer internal financial policies and procedures and ensure the department's compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, as well as university financial policies and procedures. This position reports to the Assistant Dean of Compliance and Training.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • General knowledge of federal and state financial aid processes and regulations.
  • Must be able to think critically, problem solve, and analyze detailed financial information.
  • Experience with Microsoft Outlook and Office, especially Microsoft Excel.
  • Professional demeanor, ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with students, parents, faculty, staff, coaches, and general public.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously while maintaining accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Minimum Education:

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education.

Minimum Experience:

  • 3 years.
  • Combined education/experience as substitute for minimum experience.

Minimum Field of Expertise:

  • Business administration, accounting or related degree and budget experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and practices.

Preferred Experience:

  • 5 years.
  • Combined education/experience as substitute for minimum experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Accounting and/or finance background, and financial aid experience is a plus.
  • University business officers are encouraged to apply. Knowledge of NCAA guidelines and athletic compliance.

Preferred Field of Expertise:

  • Knowledge of university financial policies, procedures and systems, and use of computerized spreadsheets and databases.

Applications will be accepted from May 16 through June 1, 2017. Please submit a cover letter and resume as part of your application, and reference the following requisition number REQ20044164 when applying.

Job Contact E-mail: cagigas@usc.edu

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Assistant Dean for Finance and Administration

University of San Diego

Posted: 05/12/2017

Job#: IRC23759

Provide administrative leadership and oversight for SOLES’s non-academic administration including budget and finance, human resources, event management, and facilities management to enhance services and quality support of student learning and faculty achievement. Provide administrative expertise to the Dean, Associate Dean and Directors on a routine basis. Participate in long-term planning and policy setting and implement organizational strategies and policies. Oversees the activities/responsibilities of the Finance and Operations Office. Researches, drafts, and produces reports. Proactively identifies issues and designs solutions for problems. Troubleshoots problems, makes recommendations, and handles highly confidential matters and materials in a time sensitive environment. Communicates extensively with over 100 full and part-time faculty and staff in the School of Leadership and Education Sciences, as well as with administrators, faculty and staff on a campus-wide basis. Requires a general working knowledge of the university and a comprehensive working knowledge of the School of Leadership and Education Sciences. Works collaboratively with and is the SOLES liaison to key administrators in campus departments including: Human Resources, Controller’s Office, Budget and Treasury, Student Financial Services, Purchasing, Provost’s Office, and Facilities Management offices. Interprets policies and assists in the short-range and long-term planning and development.

Salary: Commensurate with experience; Excellent Benefits
Hours: 37.5 hours per week; usual work hours 8:30 am-5:00 pm
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Click Apply Now to complete our online application. In addition, please upload a cover letter and resume to your application profile for the hiring managers’ review. If you have any questions or difficulties please contact the Employment Services Team at (619) 260-6806, or email us at hr@sandiego.edu

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Senior Tax Accountant

University of Utah

Posted: 05/09/2017

Salary: $40,000-$50,000

The university’s Tax Services department is currently seeking for a great candidate for a Sr. Tax Accountant.

The position maintains and reconciles ledgers and accounts according to generally accepted accounting principles. Prepares and analyzes financial information, prepares reports and financial statements based upon derived statistics and analysis performed. Meets critical payroll processing deadlines.

This position requires the ability to apply generally accepted accounting principles, federal cost accounting regulations and University policies and procedures to a variety of situations. The incumbent must be able to interpret complex policies and effectively communicate the information in an easily understood manner. The incumbent is required to provide analysis of each situation and use professional judgment in reaching a solution. The Accountant is expected to recommend changes to accounting based procedures based upon analysis performed and specialized knowledge. The accountant must meet all essential job functions and other duties as assigned.

University of Utah Job ID# PRN14022B, Tax Services.

Compensation:
$40,000 to $50,000/year DOE. Strong benefit package including tuition reduction program, retirement and health plan options.

Work Schedule:
Full-time, 40 hours/week, Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. depending on departmental needs.

Responsibilities:
The essential job functions of Tax Accountant in Tax Services include, but are not limited to:

  • Reconciles payroll federal taxes each pay period and state taxes each month. Remits the tax payments to the IRS and other government authorities on a timely basis.
  • Prepares and files federal tax returns on a quarterly basis. Prepares and files Utah, Idaho, and any other required state tax returns. Must meet critical reporting deadlines to prevent penalties and assessments.
  • Reconciles and maintains Federal, Utah, Idaho, and any other state general ledgers each month.
  • Balances taxes and adjusts employee tax records each pay period due to old year void checks, overpayments, tuition reduction benefits and etc.; processes gift certificates, moving expenses, student and non-resident alien FICA tax refunds and miscellaneous. Adjustments must be made by short payroll processing deadline.
  • Enters forms W-4. Assists processing the W-4 re-certification annually during IRS prescribed deadlines.
  • Answers W-4, W-2, FICA tax and all payroll tax questions by phone, email or in person, whenever the services are requested.
  • Creates W-2 corrections whenever errors are located or upon request from departments and employees. Files the amended employer federal, UT, ID, and any other state tax returns by deadline.
  • Reprints the W-2 forms. The current tax year W-2 forms are required to be reprinted on the next business day. All of the old year W-2 reprint requests need to be processed within one week.
  • Immediately issues temporary working numbers upon request from the departments so that new employees can be added to the payroll system. Updates the temporary working number spreadsheet timely.
  • Performs annual employee social security number verification process by Social Security Administration deadlines. Answer social security number discrepancy questions from the departments and employees.
  • Notifies departments when employees have invalid social security numbers or have no social security numbers in the payroll system, by payroll processing deadline.
  • Timely verifies and maintains the duplicate employee ID information.
  • Provides excellent customer service.

Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field or equivalency, plus two years professional accounting experience. Also required are a thorough knowledge of established accounting principles and practices, knowledge of accounting software, advanced spreadsheet skills, the ability to write queries and macros and demonstrated analytical, problem solving, human relations and effective communication skills.

Please apply online through the University of Utah system to be considered for this job.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. Please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/TDD), for further information or to request an accommodation. The University of Utah is committed to diversity in its workforce. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Job Contact E-mail: gregory.hughes@utah.edu

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University Business Officer, Facilities Services (8155)

Idaho State University

Posted: 05/05/2017

Posting Number: req486
12 Month Full-Time
Finance and Administration
Pocatello - Main

Primary Purpose
Provide guidance to the Associate Vice President for Facilities Services and facilitate implementation of the full range of administrative, fiscal, and human resources activities within the Facilities Services. This includes resource planning, budget control, financial analysis, and fiscal oversight of instructional and research programs, space administration, and organizational and operational improvements. This is a direct reporting relationship to Finance and Administration with a dotted-line to the Associate Vice President for Facilities Services.

Key Responsibilities
BUSINESS MANAGEMENT AND STRATEGIC PLANNING:
Provides analytical support evaluating and recommending budget, expenditure, and resource priorities, and the fiscal impact of proposed changes on departmental activities, programs, and external affiliations. Researches and presents information on services, operations, and activities to provide accurate briefings, information, and recommendations. Anticipates significant resource issues and presents information and analyses to facilitate proactive responses to problems and opportunities. Identifies improved efficiencies and increased revenue opportunities.

FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT:
As directed by leadership, facilitates and monitors short and long-range expense planning and oversees expenditures. Allocates funds and advises on unplanned obligations. Oversees internal grant and contract management practices to assure compliance with guidelines and policies. Responsible for maintaining accurate data resources, including current and historical financial and budgetary data, discretionary funds, and staffing lists. Serves as liaison between Facilities Services and the Office of Finance and Administration, and other business related entities on campus. Along with the Controller’s Office, oversees the annual fiscal closing processes.

HUMAN RESOURCES AND PERSONNEL ADMINISTRATION:
Ensures compliance with University policies and procedures and state and federal affirmative action and hiring laws and regulations within the employment process. Recommends policy/procedure-related training programs for staff, aimed at ensuring compliance with university and State policies and procedures. Actively supports a strong Facilities Services commitment to business ethics and workplace diversity.

Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelors and 5 years in Accounting or Finance.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Working cooperatively in many areas of academia.
    • Writing and implementing marketing/business/strategic plans for academic programs. Creating strategies and management plans.
    • Planning and implementing budgets; including budget analysis and proposal preparation.
    • Working in hands-on environment utilizing high-level computer skills: Microsoft Office Suite.
    • Managing personnel, staff development and evaluations.

Preferred Qualifications

      • Related Master’s Degree and 3 years in Accounting or Finance.
      • Banner ERP System.

Apply online at https://isu.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=486

Please submit the following documents with your application:
Letter of application, resume, and a list of three (3) professional references with contact information.

Priority consideration will be given to applications received by June 1, 2017. However, the position will remain open until filled. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Includes a competitive benefits package. Offers of employment may be conditional pending successful completion of a background investigation.

Idaho State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We have an institution-wide commitment to inclusion and diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply. Veterans' preference. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

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Senior Accountant (13575B)

University of Utah

Posted: 05/05/2017

Salary: $39,300-$65,000

Performs complex accounting tasks such as preparing financial statements including balance sheets, cash flow statements and IRS reports. Reviews and analyzes general ledger account balances. Provides guidance to lower level accounting personnel.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepares University financial statements and reports, such as cash flow statements, pro forma reports, exception reports and IRS required reports.
  • Drafts financial statements for University and University units that are subject to independent audit. Acts as a liaison between University management and auditors to facilitate resolution of issues.
  • Prepares budget reports for departments within KUED-TV.
  • Prepares month-end journal entries for KUED and KUER activities.
  • Reconciles University accounts to University books and identifies variances so that corrections can be made.
  • Reconciles external financial data with University data and resolves discrepancies.
  • Generates and loads externally created journals into accounting system. Edits and corrects journals.
  • Reviews large transactions for accuracy, sufficient funding and proper approvals.
  • Reallocates and reconciles monthly purchasing card statements.
  • Coordinates data entry of annual salary budgets for KUED-TV; includes performing and supervising data entry. Makes sure budgeted salaries fall within University guidelines.
  • Interprets policies and recommends internal controls.
  • Oversees reconciliation of several KUED accounts.
  • Reviews and approves in USHOP purchasing documents and invoices.
  • Supervises or provides guidance to lower level accountants.
  • Supervises accountant responsible for local production/facility reports and property reconciling duties; accounting specialists responsible for payroll, accounts receivable and account reconciling duties; and associate accountant responsible for accounts payable and account reconciling duties.
  • Coordinates with department managers to resolve budgeting problems.
  • Reviews requisitions prepared to purchase Capital and Insurable Equipment.
  • Assists client departments with year-end closing to ensure adjustments and accruals are properly recorded.
  • Assists in the preparation of annual audit and financial reports.
  • Coordinates with department managers to complete annual SABS report.
  • Spot checks income binders and check log for internal control compliance.
  • Writes queries and macros, and develops department databases.
  • Checks payroll summaries against management reports for accuracy.
  • Serves as accounting liaison for assigned departments. Answers questions, corrects errors, resolves accounting related issues and provides financial or other information as requested.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to interpret and apply Federal and State fiscal regulations.
  • Ability to analyze and correct financial problems and bookkeeping errors.
  • Ability to prepare interpretive or analytical accounting or financial statements and reports.
  • Knowledge of governmental accounting methods, procedures, and financial practices.
  • The ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the public or departmental personnel.

Problem Solving:
The Senior Accountant applies accounting standards, state laws and regulations, and University policies and procedures to specific situations and interprets these regulations and principles for others. He or she also advises others on accounting for non-standard transactions.

Challenges encountered by employees in this position include communicating effectively with various University departments as well as different departments at KUED-TV, KUER-FM and Utah Education Tele-Health Network. Reports prepared must be in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and federal, state and University policies and procedures.

Authority/Accountability:
The Senior Accountant has the authority to independently plan and prioritize projects and to conduct research and take the necessary corrective actions. The incumbent has the authority to advise client departments on accounting issues.

This position has the authority to analyze, document and report the financial stability or instability of accounts using generally accepted accounting principles. Day-to-day work is performed independently by following established procedures and regulations. Assignments are received with general instructions on desired results but without specific instruction on methods. This position supervises an accountant and two accounting specialists.

Reporting Relationship:
The Sr. Accountant reports to the KUED Associate Director. The KUED Associate Director reports to the KUED General Manager.

Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field or equivalency, plus two years professional accounting experience. Also required are a thorough knowledge of established accounting principles and practices, knowledge of accounting software, advanced spreadsheet skills, the ability to write queries and macros and demonstrated analytical, problem solving, human relations and effective communication skills. Certifications as a Certified Public Accountant may be preferred for certain positions.

Work Schedule:
Full time, 40 hours/week, Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Compensation:
$39,300 to $65,000 DOE. Strong benefit package including Bus/TRAX pass, tuition reduction program, retirement and health plan options.

University of Utah Job ID# PRN13575B, KUED.

PLEASE APPLY ONLINE THROUGH THE UNIVERSITY OF UTAH SYSTEM TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS JOB.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. Please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/TDD), for further information or to request an accommodation. The University of Utah is committed to diversity in its workforce. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Job Contact E-mail: gregory.hughes@utah.edu

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Senior Auditor

University of Arizona

Posted: 05/01/2017

Salary: $68,000-$70,000

Internal Audit, a unit within the Business Affairs Division, invites candidates to apply for the Senior Auditor position. The position works under the direction of the Chief Auditor and collaboratively with other Senior Auditors in a team environment to provide independent, objective assurance and consulting services that add value and improve the operations of The University of Arizona. Audits may include operational, financial, technology, research, compliance, and other institutional matters; thus providing the selected candidate with the opportunity to develop substantial knowledge about the University’s operations and creating opportunities to identify helpful and specific recommendations to increase University compliance and efficiency.

The successful candidate will be someone who has a high degree of integrity and ethics, is detail oriented, and enjoys providing value-added solutions to ensure compliance, as well as, recommending improved operational practices. This individual will independently perform professional auditing activities which require expert knowledge and professional application of auditing principles, practices, and techniques in accordance with industry standards, current laws, and University policy. The position may supervise or lead other staff in performing duties. Some minimal travel may be required.

Job Contact E-mail: alperkin@email.arizona.edu

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Senior Accountant, Office of the Controller (1488) 


Idaho State University

Posted: 05/01/2017

Salary: $48,000-$53,000

Posting Number: req477
12 Month, Full-Time 

Finance and Administration
Pocatello - Main

The Senior Accountant performs routine and complex accounting activities requiring knowledge of systems, independent judgement of adherence to GAAP, GASB, university and state policy and an ability to respond accordingly. The role is responsible for facilitating successful completion of the external audit and preparation of the annual financial statements; monitoring, processing and reconciling financial information and journal entries; and preparing accounting and audit analyses and reports.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a strong internal control environment by ensuring compliance with GAAP, GASB, state and university policy and procedures.
  • Prepare journal entries to record or adjust accounting transactions in accordance with GAAP, GASB and university policies.
  • Review and analyze significant accounting transactions to ensure proper GAAP and GASB treatment which may require research of technical accounting literature.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in Accounting
  • Three years work experience in accounting
  • Excellent communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Banner Experience
  • Higher Ed Experience
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel

For full description and to apply online, go to https://isu.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=477

Please submit the following documents with your application:
Cover letter, resume, and a list of three (3) professional references with contact information.

Priority consideration will be given to applications received by May 5, 2017. However, the position will remain open until filled. The approved salary range is $48,000-$53,000 annually, commensurate with education and experience. Includes a competitive benefits package. Offers of employment may be conditional pending successful completion of a background investigation.

Idaho State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We have an institution-wide commitment to inclusion and diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply. Veterans' preference. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

Job Contact E-mail: EGrauer@graystoneadv.com

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Executive Director for Budgeting and Planning (Academic Affairs)

University of Wyoming

Posted: 04/26/2017

Job Closing: 05/31/2017

Under the dynamic leadership of a new President and a new Provost, and after months of strategic planning efforts, the University of Wyoming has begun a new university-wide endeavor to re-envision its approach to resource allocation, planning, and management that will align with its core missions of discovery, teaching, and service. The newly created position of Executive Director for Budgeting and Planning will be an integral member of the Provost’s leadership team and will lead the development and management of the Division of Academic Affairs’ nearly $240M annual non-sponsored research operating budget. In addition to helping the University transition to a data-informed, decentralized budget model, this position will be responsible for providing guidance and disseminating information to academic colleges and units regarding policy, procedures and rules relating to budgetary, financial, accounting, and operational issues.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Provide oversight and leadership of annual budget preparation and implementation by colleges and academic units that report to the Office of Academic Affairs.
  • Coordinate the preparation and administration of annual operating budgets, forecasts and multi-year projections for the Office of Academic Affairs. Provide rollup and review of all academic colleges and units.
  • Foster a productive and effective working relationship with Associate Vice President of Human Resources, Associate Vice President of Budget, and business staff across all divisions of the university.
  • Provide advice and training on academic budgetary matters related to academic personnel, university strategic priorities and initiatives, and university wide processes.
  • Assist with the successful implementation of WyoCloud, the university’s new cloud-based solution which will utilize the Oracle Fusion Cloud systems of Enterprise Resource Planning, Human Capital Management, Grants Management, Budgeting & Planning, Supply Chain Management, and Reporting & Analytics.
  • Direct the business operations of the Office of Academic Affairs, including the supervision of all accounting support services for the Office.
  • Oversee the daily accounting and providing information for personnel processing for Academic Affairs.

To view position profile, click here.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree in business, higher education or public administration preferred.
  • Five years or more of related experience required in an institution of higher education or similar complex organization, including managerial/supervisory experience.
  • Ability to promote cultural change and foster an environment of continuous improvement (a self-motivated, collaborative, team-player).
  • Ability to build knowledge of business processes and approaches and drive understanding among stakeholders.
  • Ability to manage conflicting demands, to organize priorities, and to make informed judgments.
  • Strong analytical, quantitative, and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to analyze procedures, processes, and team oriented tasks to reduce redundancy and build efficiency.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, the ability to raise difficult issues with leadership, and the ability to handle confidential information with exceptional judgment and discretion.
  • Ability to work with staff at all levels of the university.
  • Ability to motivate staff and foster collaboration across diverse groups of constituents.
  • Ability to provide a foundation for successful, high-integrity relationships.

Why consider the opportunity?

  • Resources. UW is a well-resourced institution with state of the art facilities and a beautiful, well-maintained campus.
  • Influence. This Executive Director role will be highly impactful on the future of the university.
  • Environment. Warm, collegial, supportive people and work environment.
  • Leadership. Dr. Laurie Nichols joined UW as President in May 2016. The university community is very excited about her vision for the institution. Dr. Kate Miller joined Dr. Nichols’ team as Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs in August 2016, and has brought an entrepreneurial approach to student success to the institution.
  • Location. Laramie is a great place to live and work. Laramie boasts a low cost of living, low property taxes and no personal state income tax. The area offers incredible outdoor recreational opportunities, an eclectic downtown area and a great public school system.
  • Compensation. Competitive salary and solid benefits package including a retirement benefit that features a state contribution of 14.565% of an employee’s gross salary.

About the University of Wyoming

Nestled amid the beauty of two mountain ranges in southeastern Wyoming, you will find the nationally recognized major teaching and research institution, University of Wyoming (UW). Established as a land-grant institution in 1886 when Wyoming was still a territory, UW has since grown to offer 200 areas of study, drawing 13,500 from all 50 states and 90 countries. It is known for its accomplished faculty and world-class facilities, its small student/faculty ratio and quality undergraduate and graduate programs within its colleges of Arts & Sciences, Agriculture & Natural Resources, Business, Education, Engineering & Applied Science, Health Sciences, Law and the School of Energy Resources.

Throughout its existence, UW has been the only four year university in the state of Wyoming, though it maintains close relationships with the state's seven community colleges. UW’s global impact begins with innovative undergraduate and graduate research opportunities and extends through state and federal partnerships and recent initiatives such as the School of Energy Resources and the NCAR-Wyoming Supercomputing Center. UW has played important roles in the lives of students, Wyoming residents and communities for 131 years. You can see why UW is setting the gold standard!

  • UW was ranked among the nation's top colleges and universities by US News & World Report, Forbes, and Princeton Review in 2010.
  • UW has the largest single scholarship endowment for study abroad support in the U.S.
  • UW's Honors Program has been named as one of the best among public universities.
  • Outside Magazine has recognized UW as one of the top "adventure colleges."

To learn more: www.uwyo.edu

Located in Laramie, Wyoming, a town of more than 30,800 with a unique blend of sophistication and western hospitality, UW not only provides an environment for success but also offers varied academic and lifestyle opportunities including year-round cultural and recreational activities.

The University of Wyoming, in consultation with Summit Search Solutions, will review application materials as they are received. While applications and nominations will be accepted until the position is filled, interested parties are encouraged to apply by May 31, 2017.

To apply online, click here and select this vacancy. Please submit a PDF version of your curriculum vitae and letter of interest upon application. All applications and nominations will be held in confidence.

For nominations or further information:
Stephanie Fowler
Senior Consultant
Summit Search Solutions, Inc.
Direct: (530) 677-9945
sfowler@summitsearchsolutions.com

The University of Wyoming is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law and University policy. Please see: www.uwyo.edu/diversity/fairness.

Job Contact E-mail: sfowler@summitsearchsolutions.com

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