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Director, Parking and Transportation

University of Oregon

Posted: 02/16/2018

Salary: $90,000-$110,000 per year

Job Description

University of Oregon is searching for a Director of Parking & Transportation. This is a leadership position within Finance and Administration is responsible for providing strategic leadership to the Department of Parking and Transportation. The director is responsible for administering and directing an integrated university-wide bicycle, commuter, parking, traffic and transit/transportation program. If you pride yourself in professional customer service and seek an exciting opportunity please consider joining our team. For a complete description of the position and application procedures, go to University of Oregon Jobs. EO/AA/Veterans/Disability institution committed to cultural diversity. Position subject to criminal background check.

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Enterprise Total Rewards Consultant

University of California, Irvine

Posted: 02/16/2018

Job Summary

As a member of the UCI HR Partnership for Strategy and Innovation (Partnership), the Enterprise Total Rewards Consultant assists the Senior Director, Enterprise Total Rewards & Strategic Workforce Planning in designing and delivering a comprehensive enterprise-wide total reward program that supports effective talent acquisition, retention and engagement, and drives organizational results. The incumbent independently conducts research and prepares in-depth analyses of compensation program competitiveness and effectiveness using data from multiple HRIS systems and market sources, and makes recommendations to enhance programs and plan designs. The incumbent also provides consultation to HR Executive Leadership and members of the Partnership, and supports the design and implementation of new compensation and classification initiatives across the enterprise such as merit, performance management and Career Tracks.

The Enterprise Total Rewards Consultant is an experienced compensation professional who innovates and thrives on big challenges in a fast-paced environment. The incumbent utilizes forward-thinking methodology, design, and administration of total rewards program.

The HR enterprise is comprised of three unique business units: medical center, health sciences, and main campus. The Partnership serves as a strategic center responsible for planning and implementing strategic initiatives across the entire UCI HR enterprise. Members of the Partnership work in close collaboration with all three business units to leverage expertise across the enterprise.

Salary: Commensurate with experience
Total Hours: 8-5, M-F
Career Position.

Required

  • Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.
  • 9-10 years professional experience in relevant field(s) with BA/BS, 3-5 years with MA/MS, or equivalent experience.
  • Specifically, 5-7 years' professional experience in compensation development and administration.
  • Demonstrated excellent knowledge of compensation theories and practices and excellent ability to conduct market studies, develop compensation structures, develop recommendations and conduct costing analyses.
  • Demonstrated experience and excellent ability to classify positions using a variety of job evaluation systems.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, critical thinking and organizational skills to conduct analysis and develop recommendations.
  • Advanced MS Excel, Word, and Power Point skills and advanced experience with Pivot Tables. Experience using databases and HR software applications.
  • Knowledge of federal and state wage and hour laws and regulations.
  • Demonstrated ability to navigate complex organizational cultures and structures.
  • Ability to meet deadlines, shift priorities and multi-task in a fast-paced environment. Demonstrated attention to details.
  • Demonstrated writing skills to produce effective communications, documents, and reports adjusting to the target audience level and needs. Demonstrated verbal and oral presentation abilities.
  • Excellent interpersonal and collaboration skills to work with a variety of clients, employees and colleagues across the enterprise as well as external colleagues. Demonstrated team player.

Desired

  • Current CCP Certification.
  • Professional experience working in a higher education institution, union environment or public sector.

About the University of California, Irvine: Founded in 1965, UCI is the youngest member of the prestigious Association of American Universities. The campus has produced three Nobel laureates and is known for its academic achievement, premier research, innovation and anteater mascot. Led by Chancellor Howard Gillman, UCI has more than 30,000 students and offers 192 degree programs. It’s located in one of the world’s safest and most economically vibrant communities and is Orange County’s second-largest employer, contributing $5 billion annually to the local economy. For more on UCI, visit www.uci.edu.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

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Risk Management Research Consultant

Stanford University

Posted: 02/16/2018

Job Description

Stanford University has expanded the limits of knowledge, nurtured and developed the next generation of leaders, and changed the world through its research activities. We are one of the Silicon Valley’s largest employers – and also one of the most unique. Our mission is to educate future leaders and promote interdisciplinary, world-class research and teaching. This passion makes Stanford an intensely creative, rewarding, and challenging place to work. At the same time, our traditions of respect and collaboration sustain a humane, supportive environment in which to pursue your life and your career.

The Office of Risk Management engages in risk identification, assessment, mitigation and monitoring on a wide variety of enterprise risks. We are an integral part of the Office of the Chief Risk Officer (OCRO) which includes Enterprise Risk, Internal Audit, Privacy, Compliance & Ethics, IT Security, as well as Risk Management.

Overview

If you enjoy challenge, variety, diversity, and working with people – this position will both interest and inspire you. Familiarity with a university setting and research programs is helpful. If you have risk management, underwriting and life sciences experience, you may be a strong match for this role.

The Risk Management Research Consultant is primarily responsible for analyzing research exposures, both domestic and international, providing risk mitigation strategy and consultation, as well as establishing contractual insurance requirements and adhering to regulatory requirements.

This position reports to the Assistant Vice President for Risk Management and requires knowledge of emerging risks to the business enterprise, knowledge of contracts and awards, insurance and indemnification clauses, clinical research and clinical trials, as well as international exposures.

Risk Management operates throughout the campus and offsite locations, providing service, guidance and consultation on risk assessment and analysis, transfer of risk, loss control, claims management and monitoring of emerging risks and trends.

In this challenging position you will provide guidance and consultation to Stanford University clients on a wide range of research programs and issues to include: Identification and evaluation of risks and major threats; transfer of risk through contractual arrangements including insurance or self-insurance; risk mitigation or avoidance techniques; monitoring and business contingency planning.

Collaboration with key University constituencies: Global Business Services; Sponsored Research; Industrial Contracts; Office of Technology Licensing; Procurement; Office of International Affairs; Office of Chief Risk Officer; Office of General Counsel; and faculty and staff of the seven (7) University schools.

Staying abreast of emerging trends in clinical research and clinical trials, including products liability exposures, FDA rules and international research regulations. Coordination with Office of General Counsel in the management of research related claims.

Development of training programs for research contract officers to enhance risk awareness and identification; insurance knowledge; contractual risk transfer and mitigations.

Core Duties

  • Lead strategic planning and analysis for complex functions or programs with significant business, regulatory and/or technical challenges requiring subject matter expertise. May provide development of program from initial concept to implementation.
  • Manage the administration and evaluation of functions or programs. Oversee the interpretation, implementation and compliance with policies and regulations. Recommend actions and/or resolve complex issues that often span organizational boundaries.
  • Represent the program or function at the university level and/or to external constituencies.
  • Develop and manage outreach strategy that includes relationship development, communications, and compliance.
  • Oversee or supervise staff in the development and implementation of functions or programs.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree and eight years of relevant experience, or combination of education and relevant experience.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and ability to influence and motivate constituencies which could span multiple organizational boundaries.
  • Demonstrated excellent planning, organizational and analytical skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to make sound business decisions using good business judgment and innovative and creative problem-solving.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage financial, organizational and staff resources.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills with the ability to cultivate professional and business partnerships.
  • Relevant subject matter expertise.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Works calmly under pressure and maintains excellent working relationships with departments/schools, stakeholders across the University, and the Risk Management and OCRO teams.
  • Clearly communicates complex principles, concepts and strategies in simple and actionable terms.
  • Collaborates with clients, works as part of a team, and provides strong customer service in ways that mitigate the risks inherent to operations.

Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job.

Job Link:  Apply Here!

Fiscal and Planning Officer

Portland State University

Posted: 02/16/2018

Job Description

Portland State University is seeking an experienced Fiscal and Planning Officer. This position is responsible for the fiscal management and support of the Office of Academic Affairs (OAA), including academic fiscal strategy development, planning, and budgeting operations of the Division’s $194 million budget. The position reports to the Vice Provost for Innovation, Planning, and Student Success (VP).

This position supports various initiatives managed by the Vice Provost, including Performance-Based Budgeting (PBB), enrollment planning and strategy development, innovation and student success projects, design of initiatives, as well as the annual budget setting process for the Academic Affairs Division. Successful candidates must understand the relationship between the performance-based budget and its support of the university’s strategic initiatives and priorities. A Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field is required, however a Master’s Degree is preferred.

This position is open until finalist identified; Preference will be given to candidates who apply before March 1, 2018.

Job Link:  Apply Here!

Student Accounts Specialist

Fielding Graduate University

Posted: 02/15/2018

Starting Salary Range: $18.50-$20.58 Hourly

Applications will be accepted for consideration until the position has been filled.

Fielding Graduate University seeks an experienced Student Accounts Specialist to provide customer service and support to our students. This position is based out of our Santa Barbara, CA headquarters.

Job Summary

Under the direction of the Student Account Coordinator, the Student Accounts Specialist provides customer service and support to students, student sponsors and University personnel regarding all aspects of the student’s tuition account including: billing and payments, admission deposits and registration, student loans and scholarships, collection, policies and procedures related to student account transactions. This position will be responsible for accurately processing and reconciling tuition payments, refunds, and daily bank deposits. The Student Accounts Specialist will manage the internal student payment plan and employer reimbursements as well as participate with other service areas to facilitate consistent delivery of service and information. The Student Accounts Specialist reviews student accounts for accuracy of information and when required, resolve discrepancies or disputes by performing research and account analysis in order to answer questions and communicate technical information.

Qualifications

Applicants should possess an AA degree or equivalent education and experience. Two years of prior experience in accounts receivable, banking, customer service or accounting including access to cash, checks, credit cards, and/or credit card account information, is required. Applicants should have the technical ability to update, develop and implement new procedures related to area of responsibility. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite is required.

The ideal candidate will possess a professional, collaborative, and upbeat approach to their work. Excellent customer service skills, problem solving and conflict will be essential to success in the role. Effective communication and interpersonal skills, both verbal and written, in order to communicate university policies and requirements is a key skill.

Benefits

Fielding employees enjoy a friendly and dynamic environment with competitive salaries and excellent benefits which include 14 paid holidays, paid vacation and sick time, access to Coastal Housing Partnership resources, retirement contributions after required services minimums met as well as other benefits. Please note that part time employees are not eligible for health insurance benefits.

Fielding Graduate University is committed to social justice and diversity, and encourages individuals from historically underrepresented groups to apply.

About Fielding Graduate University

Fielding Graduate University is an innovative global community dedicated to educating scholars, leaders, and practitioners in pursuit of a more just and sustainable world. We do this by providing exemplary interdisciplinary programs within a distributed and relational learning model grounded in student-driven inquiry and leading to enhanced knowledge. Fielding has approximately 1,050 students and 150 faculty members residing throughout the United States and internationally. Please visit our website at www.fielding.edu to learn more.

Application Instructions

Fielding Graduate University utilizes ADP Workforce Now for online applications. You will be prompted to create a user name and password to initiate the application process. Applications will not be considered complete unless both a resume and cover letter are uploaded. Applicants are encouraged to have their employment history, educational information, and professional references on hand while completing the application. The online application process takes approximately 30-60 minutes. Upon completion, applicants will receive a confirmation of receipt via email.

Job Link:  Apply Here!

Vice President (Administrative Services)

MCCCD/Estrella Mountain Community College

Posted: 02/15/2018

Job Close Date: 03/04/2018

Starting Salary Range: $117,428-$152,656/annually DOE

Job Summary

Estrella Mountain Community College (EMCC) is hiring a Vice President of Administrative Services to work under the Learning College philosophy where learning happens anytime, anyway, any place. The Vice President of Administrative Services (VPAS) serves as the chief financial and operations officer reporting directly to the President and serving on the President's Cabinet. The VPAS has a leadership role in the implementation of the College's integrated plan for the operation and improvement of the college, leveraging shared governance. The VPAS is a vital collaborator with Academic Affairs and Student Affairs to support the college in its vision to empower learners, inspire excellence, and strengthen communities. The VPAS effectively collaborates and communicates with faculty, staff, and other key constituents who all contribute to the College's accomplishment of student success goals.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications for Student Affairs or non-academic pathway: Master’s Degree in education or field related to area of assignment and four years of progressively responsible management and/or leadership experience in field of assignment that includes two years of supervisory experience. Examples of student affairs academic support management/leadership experience includes: program management, project management, budget development and management related to programs or projects, staff supervision, policy development, administration, evaluation and compliance OR an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above, unless otherwise subject to any other requirements set forth in law or regulation.

OR

Minimum Qualifications for Academic pathway: Master's Degree in a teaching field related to area(s) of assignment and four years of experience in an academic leadership and/or supervisory role in higher education and three years of teaching that includes curriculum/coursework development. Examples of academic leadership/supervisory experience includes: division/department chair, project management, policy development, administration, evaluation and compliance, committee leadership, program director, and shared governance. No equivalency.

Desired Qualifications

  • Five (5) years of experience in a leadership role in an educational, non-profit, or government environment.
  • Experience managing and supervising three (3) administrative operations such as Business Services, Planning and Budget, Information Technology Services, Human Resources, Auxiliary Services, Facilities Management or Campus Police.
  • Experience with local, state and/or federal related compliance for federal, state related items.
  • Experience in development and implementation of policies and procedures in Administrative Operations such as Business Services, Planning and Budget, Information Technology Services, Human Resources, Auxiliary Services, Facilities Management or Campus Police.
  • Experience in the development and management of operational and capital budgets and long term financial plans.
  • Experience collaborating with a range of internal and external stakeholders in planning, implementing, and evaluating budgets and strategic planning.
  • Experience working at a Learning College and Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and/or Minority Serving Institution (MSI).

Special Working Conditions

Requires ability to commute off campus; users of campus vehicles must meet district minimum standards regarding driving.

How to Apply

  • Applicants must submit a cover letter that details how the applicant meets minimum and desired qualifications.
  • Applications without a cover letter will be incomplete and will not be considered.
  • Please ensure your resume and cover letter provide the following items:
    • Clearly illustrate how prior experience, knowledge and education meet the minimum and desired qualifications for this position.
    • Provide employment history in a month/year format (e.g., 09/07 to 10/11) including job title, job duties, and name of employer for each position.
    • Three professional references, preferably current and/or former supervisors. If references are not provided in resume upon application, they will be requested at time of interview.

EEO Information

The Maricopa County Community College District is an EEO/AA institution and an equal opportunity employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Job ID 310376

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Director of Fiscal Operations

Cochise College

Posted: 02/13/2018

Salary: $71,080-$81,031

Job Description

The Director of Fiscal Operations is responsible for providing leadership and supervision for fiscal operations to support the college’s mission, vision, and strategic initiatives in an efficient and effective manner.

Within the scope of college policies and procedures, this position:

  • Oversees the fiscal operations of the college, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, collections, fixed assets, budgeting, financial audits, and preparing specialized financial reports.
  • Provides leadership to the business office to ensure the delivery of excellent customer service; provides responsive communications and information to promote effective business decisions and operations following federal and state regulations; promotes a participatory and engaging environment for faculty and staff in support of district-wide business priorities.
  • Regularly reviews general ledger activity to ensure accuracy and appropriate internal controls; examines grant journal entries and reports for approval; monitors adjustments made by business office staff, analyzes accounts, verifies data, and reconciles differences.
  • Prepares audit information and schedules for the external auditors, assists in the coordination of the annual financial audit, implement policy and procedure changes to ensure compliance with laws and regulations.
  • Responsible for the accurate assembly and completion of the Consolidated Annual Financial Report (CAFR); ensures all areas of the CAFR are complete and all required information is included; identifies the need for proactive postings throughout the year for year-end close and coordinates the annual financial audit; implements necessary changes to ensure compliance to any audit findings and to prevent future audit findings.
  • Manages all treasury investments; stays abreast of market trends and makes needed transfers to maintain the district’s investments; provides quarterly reports on all investment activity to the investment committee.
  • Develops and recommends policies and procedures related to the business office operations; ensures policies and procedures remain up-to-date and in compliance with all federal and state law, accounting and auditing standards.
  • Maintains monthly, quarterly, and annual reports to include estimates for financial forecasting and budgeting purposes; provides in depth data extraction in support of the forecasting and budget process; oversees the preparation of reports to third party agencies to include but not limited to EMMA, HLC, ELR, and IPEDS.
  • Supervises assigned staff, to include hiring, training, performance evaluations; mentors and provides support to assist staff in meeting department and college goals and objectives.
  • Participates in college wide committees and represents the college at local and state meetings as required.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business administration, finance, public administration, or related field from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning recognized by the US Department of Education.
  • Preference may be given to individuals who possess a Masters’ degree in accounting, business administration, finance, public administration, or related field from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning recognized by the US Department of Education.
  • Five years management and supervisory experience demonstrating progressive responsibility, preferably in a higher education environment.
  • Five years accounting experience.
  • Current CPA license or CPFO.

An equivalent combination of education and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved may be considered.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of and ability to follow and enforce district policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of federal, state and local laws, regulations and guidelines related to assigned work.
  • Working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
  • Knowledge of grant accounting and budgeting.
  • Knowledge of OMB circulars and EDGAR regulations.
  • Knowledge of supervisory principles, practices and techniques.
  • Knowledge of accounting statements, general ledger and related accounting practices.
  • Knowledge of account reconciliation methods and techniques.
  • Knowledge of financial analysis methods.
  • Knowledge of procurement, inventory control and asset management methods.
  • Knowledge of integrated business and enterprise software, specifically Banner Finance.
  • Knowledge of budget preparation, monitoring and administration.
  • nowledge of current computer technologies, word processing, database, presentation and spreadsheet software.
  • Skill in supervisory practices and techniques.
  • Skill utilizing computerized accounting systems and Microsoft Office applications which affect assigned work.
  • Skill analyzing accounting problems and taking effective corrective action.
  • Skill establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with other department staff, faculty, students and the public.
  • Ability to engage a diverse population and to maintain composure when faced with difficult situations.
  • Ability to multi-task and organize, prioritize, and follow multiple projects and tasks through to completion with attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently while contributing to team environment.
  • Ability to analyze problems, identify solutions, to take appropriate actions in resolving problems using independent judgment and decision-making processes while maintaining confidentiality.
  • Ability to give effective public presentations in representing ideas and concepts orally and in writing

Work is primarily performed under general supervision in an office setting with appropriate climate control. Travel, early morning, evening, and weekend work may be required.

Physical Requirements: Essential functions of this position require: lifting, manual dexterity, ability to communicate.

Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body; involves sitting majority of time; walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.

Mental Application: Utilizes memory for details, verbal instructions, emotional stability, critical thinking, adaptability and creative problem solving skills are important.

Salary: $71,080-$81,031 dependent upon qualifications plus a comprehensive benefits package.

Cochise College is an EEOE.

Located in scenic southeastern Arizona, our residents enjoy some of the best year round weather in the nation. With two campuses, five centers and a virtual campus we serve an average of 5,000 students each semester. Cochise College was recently ranked the third best community college in the nation by Huffington Post and received Arizona’s first Career Preparedness Award. Cochise College offers a comprehensive benefits package to include membership in the Arizona State Retirement System, employer paid health insurance, dental insurance, tuition exemption, tuition reimbursement, 9 holidays/year plus 10 paid days off for Winter Break and more!

Job Link:  Apply Here!

Academic Event Coordinator

Fielding Graduate University

Posted: 02/12/2018

Application Priority Date: 03/15/2018

Salary: $17.85-$18.33 per hour

Fielding Graduate University seeks an Academic Event Coordinator to work out of our Santa Barbara headquarters.

Summary

As a member of the Academic Events and Conference Services team, the Academic Events Coordinator is responsible for the organization, operation, and coordination of events in support of program delivery. Organizing new student orientation, instructional sessions and graduations, setting up appointments for faculty and students, organizing materials and supplies, maintain databases and providing logistical support at these events are a few of the exciting responsibilities of this position.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will possess a professional, collaborative, and upbeat approach to their work. Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, both verbal and written, and the ability to prioritize and work under tight deadlines are essential to success in the role. Applicants should have previous office experience and can demonstrate good customer service skills. Previous experience in event planning, particularly in an education environment, is desired. Applicants should be proficient in Microsoft Office, database applications, and various communication mediums (email, phone, video conferencing, etc.). The desired education level for this position is an associate’s degree or equivalent education and work experience. Candidates must be able to travel by plane, work weekends and some holidays when academic events are held.

Benefits

Fielding employees enjoy a friendly and dynamic environment with competitive salaries and excellent benefits which include a 37.5 hour work week, 14 paid holidays per year, 2 weeks of vacation per year, medical/dental/vision insurances, Flexible Spending Accounts, retirement contributions after one year of service, Childcare Assistance, Tuition Assistance, and professional development opportunities.

Fielding Graduate University is committed to social justice and diversity, and encourages individuals from historically underrepresented groups to apply.

About Fielding Graduate University

Fielding Graduate University is an innovative global community dedicated to educating scholars, leaders, and practitioners in pursuit of a more just and sustainable world. We do this by providing exemplary interdisciplinary programs within a distributed and relational learning model grounded in student-driven inquiry and leading to enhanced knowledge. Fielding has approximately 1,050 students and 150 faculty members residing throughout the United States and internationally. Please visit our website at www.fielding.edu to learn more.

Application Instructions

Fielding Graduate University utilizes ADP Workforce Now for online applications. You will be prompted to create a user name and password to initiate the application process. Applications will not be considered complete unless both a resume and cover letter are uploaded. Applicants are encouraged to have their employment history, educational information, and professional references on hand while completing the application. The online application process takes approximately 30-60 minutes. Upon completion, applicants will receive a confirmation of receipt via email.

Applications will be accepted for consideration until the position has been filled. Applications received by March 15, 2018 will be given priority.

Job Link:  Apply Here!

Executive Assistant to the Provost

Fielding Graduate University

Posted: 02/09/2018

Application Priority Date: 02/26/2018

Salary: $52,495.00-$56,182.00 Annually

Applications will be accepted for consideration until the position has been filled. Applications received by February 26, 2018 will be given priority consideration.

Fielding Graduate University seeks an experienced executive assistant to provide critical support to Provost and Senior Vice President. This position will work out of our Santa Barbara, CA based headquarters.

Summary

Responsible to the University Provost for a broad and complex set of assignments, the Executive Assistant plays a key role in daily operations of the academic enterprise of Fielding Graduate University. The position provides administrative support for Provost activities in a manner that reflects the University and Provost’s priorities and the University’s mission, vision, and values. The Executive Assistant generates reports and communications on behalf of the Provost to the faculty, various committees, and the Fielding community at large. The position works with outside constituencies and community groups in which the Provost has involvement. The Executive Assistant also acts as secretary to the Senate Leadership Committee (SLC) and to the Academic Affairs Committee of the Board of Trustees (AAC). The Executive Assistant to the provost maintains an overall standard of excellence in the Office of the Provost and manages fiscal and other operations. The position also provides backup support as requested to the Office of the President.

Qualifications

Applicants should possess a Bachelor’s degree, preferably in business/public administration, humanities, or the social sciences. A minimum of 2 years’ experience providing administrative support to a high level manager is required. Previous experience providing administrative support in a higher education or non-profit setting is highly desirable. Applicants should have a proven track record of effectively managing a high volume of diverse assignments to meet deadlines. Applicants must process highly effective writing/editing skills and the ability to make sound independent decisions with a high degree of tact, diplomacy and professionalism. The position will be expected to handle a high volume of information and must be able to maintain confidentiality. Previous experience working in a distributed office environment is highly desirable.

The ideal candidate will possess a professional, collaborative, and upbeat approach to their work. Effective communication and interpersonal skills, both verbal and written, and the ability to prioritize and work under tight deadlines are essential to success in the role. Applicants should have knowledge of English grammar and basic arithmetic including fractions and percentages. Previous experience supervising administrative support staff is a plus. Applicants should have advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, database applications and video conferencing software. Candidates must be able to travel by plane, work weekends and alternative work hours as needed. Proficiency with any of the following is desirable: Ellucian (Datatel) Colleague, SharePoint, WordPress, Zoom, Doodle, and ShoreTel phone systems.

Benefits

Fielding employees enjoy a friendly and dynamic environment with competitive salaries and excellent benefits which include a 37.5 hour work week, 14 paid holidays per year, 2 weeks of vacation per year, 12 paid sick days per year, medical/dental/vision insurances, Flexible Spending Accounts, retirement contributions after one year of service, Childcare Assistance, Tuition Assistance, life insurance coverage, and professional development opportunities.

Fielding Graduate University is committed to social justice and diversity, and encourages individuals from historically underrepresented groups to apply.

About Fielding Graduate University

Fielding Graduate University is an innovative global community dedicated to educating scholars, leaders, and practitioners in pursuit of a more just and sustainable world. We do this by providing exemplary interdisciplinary programs within a distributed and relational learning model grounded in student-driven inquiry and leading to enhanced knowledge. Fielding has approximately 1,050 students and 150 faculty members residing throughout the United States and internationally. Please visit our website at www.fielding.edu to learn more.

Application Instructions

Fielding Graduate University utilizes ADP Workforce Now for online applications. You will be prompted to create a user name and password to initiate the application process. Applications will not be considered complete unless both a resume and cover letter are uploaded. Applicants are encouraged to have their employment history, educational information, and professional references on hand while completing the application. The online application process takes approximately 30 minutes. Upon completion, applicants will receive a confirmation of receipt via email.

Job Link:  Apply Here!

Executive Assistant to the President

Fielding Graduate University

Posted: 02/09/2018

Application Priority Date: 02/26/2018

Salary: $53,639.00-$65,970 Annually

Applications will be accepted for consideration until the position has been filled. Applications received by February 26, 2018 will be given priority consideration.

Fielding Graduate University seeks an experienced executive assistant to provide critical support to the President. This position will work out of our Santa Barbara, CA based headquarters.

Summary

Responsible to the University President for a broad and complex set of assignments, the Executive Assistant plays a key role in daily operations of the academic enterprise of Fielding Graduate University. The position provides administrative support for the President’s activities in a manner that reflects the President’s priorities and the University’s mission, vision, and values. The Executive Assistant generates reports and communications on behalf of the President to the board and the community. The position works with outside constituencies and community groups in which the President has involvement. The Executive Assistant also acts as secretary to the Board of Trustees, administers meetings of the board and its committees, and facilitates general support to the board as well as communication within the board and with other University constituencies. The Executive Assistant maintains an overall standard of excellence in the Office of the President and manages fiscal and other operations of the office.

Qualifications

Applicants should possess a Bachelor’s degree, preferably in business/public administration, humanities, or the social sciences. A minimum of 3 years’ experience providing executive administrative support to a high level manager is required. Previous experience providing administrative support in a higher education or non-profit setting is highly desirable. Applicants should have a proven track record of effectively managing a high volume of diverse assignments to meet deadlines. Applicants must process highly effective writing/editing skills and the ability to make sound independent decisions with a high degree of tact, diplomacy and professionalism. The position will be expected to handle a high volume of information and must be able to maintain confidentiality. Previous experience working in a distributed office environment is highly desirable.

The ideal candidate will possess a professional, collaborative, and upbeat approach to their work. Effective communication and interpersonal skills, both verbal and written, and the ability to prioritize and work under tight deadlines are essential to success in the role. Applicants should have knowledge of English grammar and basic arithmetic including fractions and percentages. Applicants should have advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, database applications and video conferencing software. Candidates must be able to travel by plane, work weekends and alternative work hours as needed. Proficiency with any of the following is desirable: Ellucian (Datatel) Colleague, SharePoint, WordPress, Zoom, Doodle, and ShoreTel phone systems.

Benefits

Fielding employees enjoy a friendly and dynamic environment with competitive salaries and excellent benefits which include a 37.5 hour work week, 14 paid holidays per year, 2 weeks of vacation per year, 12 paid sick days per year, medical/dental/vision insurances, Flexible Spending Accounts, retirement contributions after one year of service, Childcare Assistance, Tuition Assistance, life insurance coverage, and professional development opportunities.

Fielding Graduate University is committed to social justice and diversity, and encourages individuals from historically underrepresented groups to apply.

About Fielding Graduate University

Fielding Graduate University is an innovative global community dedicated to educating scholars, leaders, and practitioners in pursuit of a more just and sustainable world. We do this by providing exemplary interdisciplinary programs within a distributed and relational learning model grounded in student-driven inquiry and leading to enhanced knowledge. Fielding has approximately 1,050 students and 150 faculty members residing throughout the United States and internationally. Please visit our website at www.fielding.edu to learn more.

Application Instructions

Fielding Graduate University utilizes ADP Workforce Now for online applications. You will be prompted to create a user name and password to initiate the application process. Applications will not be considered complete unle.ss both a resume and cover letter are uploaded. Applicants are encouraged to have their employment history, educational information, and professional references on hand while completing the application. The online application process takes approximately 30 minutes. Upon completion, applicants will receive a confirmation of receipt via email.

Job Link:  Apply Here!

Senior Analyst, Finance and Planning

Eller College of Management, University of Arizona

Posted: 02/09/2018

Salary: $68,000-$85,000 Annually

Job Description

The Eller College of Management seeks an experienced and highly skilled Financial Analyst to play a key role in helping shape the future of College financial management and decision support as we develop and build a more robust data and information management infrastructure.

Senior analyst candidates should possess a high level of demonstrated analytical skill in advanced fiscal analysis and analytical techniques including development of analytical models for complex scenarios using strong technical skills and in leading teams in related projects.

The senior analyst will be a leader and key member of implementation, development and refinement of processes and report development. The individual will take lead roles in college financial processes and projects, acting independently with only general direction and requiring minimal supervision. While serving as team lead for analysts, the senior analyst reports directly to and works under the direction and guidance of the college Assistant Dean for Finance and Administration.

The staff of the Eller College of Management uphold a culture of accuracy, integrity, efficiency, timeliness, and professional consistency. As representatives of the University of Arizona’s business school, Eller Administration aims to provide leadership in business procedures and sets high standards while supporting six academic departments, two program units, and multiple centers. The College has an annual operational budget of approximately $80M.

The University of Arizona has been listed by Forbes as one of America’s Best Employers in the United States and WorldatWork and the Arizona Department of Health Services have recognized us for our innovative work-life programs. The University of Arizona is an equal opportunity employer providing equal opportunity for women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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UCCS Presents Assistant Director of Business Operations

University of Colorado, Colorado Springs

Posted: 02/02/2018

Salary: $56,000-$60,000 per year

Job Description

The UCCS Presents Assistant Director of Business & Operations will oversee all financial operations for UCCS Presents programs (Galleries of Contemporary Art, THEATREWORKS, and the Artists Series) including budget development/management, financial processing, box office settlements, long-range financial planning/forecasting and certain day to day operations. The UCCS Presents Assistant Director of Business and Operations will work closely with the Executive Director in long-range strategic planning, goal-setting and growth projections. The financial support should follow established internal controls, be in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and standards issued by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and the Governmental Accounting Standard Board (GASB), and comply with all Federal, State, Local, and University fiscal rules and regulations.

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Program Manager

University of Oregon

Posted: 02/02/2018

Job Close Date: 02/20/2018

Salary: $50,000-$60,000 per year

Job Description

The Program Manager is a professional position within the Sustainability unit. This position will be responsible for the design, launch, recruitment, training, day-to-day management and reporting of a variety of new and existing projects and initiatives for the Office of Sustainability. This may include development of an institutional sustainability plan in consultation with a wide range of campus stakeholders. The Program Manager will serve as the primary point of contact for assigned projects and programs, develop appropriate strategies and communication plans, draft informational and promotional marketing materials for projects, programs, and other initiatives, as well as maintain project/program-related content on the Sustainability website. Assignments will include several cross-unit projects that provide faculty, staff, students, and community members new opportunities to engage with key sustainability issues. The Project Manager will also perform the necessary research, outreach and recruitment, process management, documentation, and evaluation to ensure projects meet their objectives within established budgetary and time constraints. This will include gathering data, preparing analysis, and drafting reports as requested by the Sustainability Director.

The Sustainability Program Manager is responsible for the management of the Community for Environmental Leaders program, Faculty Fellows program, Sustainability Tracking Assessment and Rating System (STARS) program, SCORE program, and other planned projects/events for the Office of Sustainability.

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Assistant Vice Chancellor, IT & CIO

University of Washington Bothell

Posted: 02/01/2018

Job Description

As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world.

UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. All of which has allowed the UW to be nationally recognized as a “Great College to Work For” for four consecutive years.

The University of Washington Bothell is one of the most dynamic public universities in the state of Washington. We offer a participatory student experience grounded in hands-on learning, close relationships with faculty members as teachers and mentors, and the personalized support of staff who are dedicated to student success. The academic work of the campus focuses on cross-disciplinary research and creative practice, connected learning, and community engagement. UW Bothell’s current enrollment is approximately 5,500 students. More than 90 percent of undergraduates are from Washington State, and approximately half are first-generation college attendees or come from underrepresented groups. Located along wetlands and a river north of Seattle, UW Bothell builds vibrant regional partnerships, creates and disseminates new knowledge, and prepares students for leadership throughout Washington and beyond.

Diversity is a core value of University of WA Bothell. We believe the power of diversity enriches all of us by exposing us to a range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design and deliver solutions. To learn more, read our Diversity Statement.

The University of Washington Bothell has an outstanding opportunity for an Assistant Vice Chancellor of Information Technology and Chief Information Officer (CIO).

Reporting to the Vice Chancellor for Planning and Administration, the Assistant Vice Chancellor and CIO will guide the development and implementation of an IT strategy that will help lead and support teaching, learning, research, and administrative services. The CIO will partner with senior university leaders and stakeholders in developing and implementing innovative and cost effective technology initiatives and programs. This position will provide leadership and coordination in the development of policy and implementation strategies for the rapidly changing information technology environment. One of the goals of the Information Technology division is to partner with the Learning Technologies team in Academic Affairs, whose focus is the improvement of the teaching, learning and research environments through the effective and appropriate use of technology.

The Assistant Vice Chancellor of Information Technology and Chief Information Officer is the head of the Information Technology division and serves as a key member of the university leadership team. The CIO will focus on the strategic use of resources, service rationalization, cost benefit analysis and rely on the IT leadership team to oversee the delivery, assessment, maintenance, and security of IT services and infrastructure to meet users’ needs, ensure a high level of customer satisfaction, and support innovation.

Responsibilities

  • Participate in and provide leadership in campus-level and IT level strategic planning and ensure that information technology decisions and operations are aligned with the institution’s strategic plan and multi-year budget models.
  • Oversee a complex cost effective IT budget, including campus-wide equipment replacement.
  • Work collaboratively with administrators, deans, directors, faculty, academic and administrative staff, and students in identifying effective uses of technology to advance operational, research and learning objectives. As appropriate, partner with University of Washington Information Technologies to capitalize on economies of scale, including external agreements and licenses.
  • In partnership with the leaders in Planning & Administration, review and develop contracts and license agreements in terms of liability, compliance, risk management and data security.
  • Support faculty and staff in the identification of technologies that support the expansion of technology.
  • Collaborate with campus leadership in planning for disaster recovery, IT security and business continuity.
  • Identify opportunities for the appropriate and cost-effective investment and realignment of financial resources in technology systems and resources, including staffing, purchasing, software as a service, and in-house development.
  • Lead and manage change as campus needs, processes and strategies are identified and addressed.
  • Provide for ongoing assessment of IT services to ensure they meet current and future system demands and institutional needs.
  • Provide for continual skill and professional development among technology staff.
  • Maintain a strong collaborative relationship with IT leadership at Cascadia College around network infrastructure issues.
  • Collaborate with and provide technology leadership for campus departments and programs, the higher education community, and other groups.
  • Collaborate with Planning & Administration units to support databases and systems.
  • Oversee the major functions of the Information Technologies department (network services, web services, database services, desktop management, and user support).

Leadership Competencies of the Successful Candidate:

  • Seasoned Judgment: applies broad knowledge and seasoned experience when addressing complex issues; defines strategic issues clearly despite ambiguity; considers all critical information when making decisions; makes timely, tough decisions; foresees obstacles and opportunities.
  • Strategic Ability: has a clear vision for the IT operation; maintains a long-term, big picture view; translates broad strategies into specific objectives and action plans; align the organization and allocate resources to support strategic priorities; anticipate risks and devise contingency plans to manage them.
  • Inspiring Trust: Establishes open, candid, trusting relationships; treats all individuals fairly and with respect; behaves in accord with expressed beliefs and commitments; maintains high standards of integrity.
  • Collaboration and Teamwork: Promotes a free flow of information and communication throughout the organization (up, down, across); listens actively, encourages open expression of ideas and opinions; promote collaboration and remove obstacles to teamwork; celebrate and reward achievements; share ownership, visibility and credit for success.
  • Interpersonal Savvy: Realistically appraises own strengths and weaknesses; acknowledge own mistakes and limitations; maintains a positive outlook; works constructively under pressure; responds resourcefully to change and ambiguity; uses diplomacy and tact.
  • Change and Resilience: Comfortable with risk and uncertainty; involves those affected by change in planning and implementation of change; is confident and steady during difficult times; models positive attitude toward change; successfully manages resistance to new ideas and initiatives.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, business administration, public administration, or related field.
  • At least 9 years of progressively responsible leadership experience in information technology, encompassing strategic planning, budgeting, change management and process improvement.
  • Leadership experience in a higher education environment.
  • Demonstrated commitment to collaboration; Experience building strong collaborative relationships with partners outside of IT.
  • Demonstrated success leading initiatives focused on transformational change, within IT and the larger organization.
  • An understanding of the spectrum of IT activities, including technology infrastructure, academic and research computing, and administrative systems; (cyber) security and risk management
  • Demonstrated skills in cost/benefit analysis and strategic value assessment
  • Demonstrated commitment to advancing inclusiveness and diversity.
  • Excellent communication skills, oral and written; the ability to convey technically complex information and concepts in accessible terms; excellent negotiation skills.
  • Experience as a fair, departmental leader and skilled administrator; proven ability to manage resources (human, financial and physical) to maximize productivity, build teams and assure the highest quality work.
  • Demonstrated capacity to develop the talents and expertise of staff so that they are able to assume expanded responsibilities; proven ability to recruit and retain well-qualified, high performing professionals and empower them to succeed.

Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except where there are legal requirements such as license/certification/registration.

The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

The University of Washington is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206.543.6450 / 206.543.6452 (tty) or dso@uw.edu.

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Associate Dean for Finance and Business Services

Loyola Law School

Posted: 02/01/2018

Job Description

Loyola Law School is situated in the legal, financial and media capital of Los Angeles. Located on an award-winning Frank Gehry-designed campus in downtown Los Angeles, Loyola Law School is home to prominent faculty, dedicated students and cutting-edge programs. The Law School strives to instill in students the knowledge they need to excel on their chosen paths. It dedicates itself to preparing students for the rigors of practice with an extensive portfolio of practical-training opportunities, a 18,000-strong alumni network and a focus on social justice. Learn more at LLS.edu.

Reporting directly to the Dean, and as a member of Loyola law School’s executive leadership team, the Associate Dean for Finance & Business Services is responsible for providing leadership, vision, direction, effective planning, and oversight in all aspects of business operations including: customer service, finance, facilities planning, information technology liaison, and financial and budget management and planning. The finance and business services function for Loyola Law School is dedicated to supporting the academic mission of the School by providing leadership. The overarching goal for this position is to serve the School’s community by supporting the Strategic Plan and improving business processes, developing procedures and guidelines, enhancing communications between all constituents, and engaging in continuous process improvement. This position serves as the key liaison to all finance and business units of Loyola Marymount University ensuring open communication and full support of and in compliance with university-wide initiatives, policies, procedures and protocols.

Candidates we seek must have direct experience in the areas of: finance, management, strategic planning, project development, contract negotiations, and information technology that will support the advancement of Loyola Law School. We are searching for candidates with highly developed organizational and leadership skills including initiative, judgment and creativity required to lead a multi-disciplinary team; that are financially savvy and diplomatic; possess a track record of success through influence; and have an appreciation for building strong partnerships. Typically a Master’s degree and demonstrated success in progressively responsible management position is desired.

Process for Application; Expressions of interest (resume and cover letter), and nominations may be sent in confidence to LMU’s consultant for this search: Elaine Turner

The Turner Group Elaine@turnersearchgroup.com
909.621.2590

We are an equal opportunity employer.

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Accounting Manager, Finance Office

Fielding Graduate University

Posted: 01/31/2018

Salary: $75,000-$79,000 Annually

Summary

The Accounting Manager is responsible for managing general ledger and financial reporting systems to produce timely and accurate financial statements in compliance with GAAP, government regulations, and university policies. Under the general supervision of the CFO, the Accounting Manager supervises the work of four staff members in charge of payroll, accounts payable, general ledger accounting, and the mailroom and coordinates activity with student accounts and financial aid. The Accounting Manager prepares revenue and investment journal entries, month and year-end closing, daily banking operations, coordinates annual audits, and oversees all account reconciliations.

Qualifications

We seek candidates with Bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting or Finance and a minimum of five years of accounting experience of which at least three years must be in a similar role managing day-to-day accounting operations including general ledger accounting, audit, and accounts payable. Candidates must have current knowledge of GAAP and accounting best practices. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in a not-for-profit or educational setting with supervisorial experience. Experience supporting federal grants or student loan programs is a plus.

The ideal candidate will possess a professional, collaborative, and upbeat approach to their work and leadership style. Effective communication and interpersonal skills, both verbal and written, the ability to prioritize and work under tight deadlines are essential to success in the role. Applicants must have strong analytical and problem solving skills, attention to detail and advanced proficiency with financial accounting software and Microsoft Office Suite (particularly Excel). Proficiency with Ellucian Colleague UI (aka Datatel) or Prophix is desirable.

Benefits

Fielding employees enjoy a friendly and dynamic environment with competitive salaries and excellent benefits which include a 37.5 hour work week, 14 paid holidays per year, 2 weeks of vacation per year, 12 days of paid sick leave per year, medical/dental/vision insurances, Flexible Spending Accounts, retirement contributions after one year of service, Childcare Assistance, Tuition Assistance, and professional development opportunities.

Fielding Graduate University is committed to social justice and diversity, and encourages individuals from historically underrepresented groups to apply. Application Instructions.

Fielding Graduate University utilizes ADP Workforce Now for online applications. You will be prompted to create a user name and password to initiate the application process. Applications will not be considered complete unless both a resume and cover letter are uploaded. Applicants are encouraged to have their employment history, educational information, and professional references on hand while completing the application. The online application process takes approximately 30-60 minutes. Upon completion, applicants will receive a confirmation of receipt via email.

About Fielding Graduate University

Fielding Graduate University is an innovative global community dedicated to educating scholars, leaders, and practitioners in pursuit of a more just and sustainable world. We do this by providing exemplary interdisciplinary programs within a distributed and relational learning model grounded in student-driven inquiry and leading to enhanced knowledge. Fielding has approximately 1,050 students and 150 faculty members residing throughout the United States and internationally. Please visit our website to learn more.

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Budget Director, Administration and Finance

University of Montana

Posted: 01/26/2018

Priority Application Date: 02/14/2018

The University of Montana invites applications for a Budget Director. The Budget Director reports to the Vice President of Administration and Finance and provides leadership and support to all budget operations at the University of Montana.

The next Budget Director will join the University of Montana during an exciting time with the addition of our new dynamic leader, President Seth Bodnar, and the celebration of our 125th year.

The University of Montana is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of qualified people who would assist the University in demonstrating its essential values of innovation and creativity, impact, openness, and partnership.

Job Description

The Budget Director plays a pivotal role in financial and budgetary development and policy making. This positon collaborates closely with the VP for A&F and executive leadership to analyze the complex factors influencing the institution’s financial stability and is responsible for the development and administration of the UM budget. This position ensures regulatory compliance for all activities relating to budgeting for the institution in accordance with State of Montana and Board of Regents’ policies.

The position requires a high degree of independence and decision making regarding project management, financial analysis and process implementation. It requires coordination and communication with a wide array of people and committees both on and off campus and within the Montana University System.

Responsibilities included but are not limited to:

  • Provide administrative direction for development and implementation of the University's annual operating budget through collaborative completion of required analysis and interpretation of relevant financial data.
  • Develop predictive models to analyze financial consequences of policy or program changes in order to provide management with relevant insight and policy options and support strategic decision-making.
  • Refine modeling assumptions and employ methodologies in conjunction with financial staff at the Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education (OCHE), resulting in improved projection accuracy and validity. Monitor tuition earnings against projections and provide variance reporting. Model and communicate results and financial impacts. Analyze trend analysis. Create meaningful reports and graphics.
  • Work with the Provost’s Office, academic units, and administrative units to prepare and evaluate budget requests. Monitor budgets to ensure that fiscal and budgetary goals are met. Prepare associated correspondence that may include an analysis of issues impacting each budget responsibility area.
  • Provide expertise in administrative, data warehouse, and reporting systems that serve as key data access points, utilizing current data extraction methodologies. Extrapolate, analyze, and manipulate BANNER financial data to generate reports and disseminate them to constituents.
  • Work cross-functionally and provide supervision for staff to plan and implement reporting and data collection processes. Develop, maintain, and distribute various financial reports.
  • Responsible for administration of budget data systems essential to the management and execution of the campus budget process with authority to verify and release data to internal and external users.
  • Assist in the development of new financial policies, procedures, systems, or work practices (such as tuition revenue distribution, graduate assistant tuition remission, and employee tuition waivers).
  • Provide guidelines on implementation of new policies to academic and administrative units and educate staff in colleges and departments on new budget policies and procedures.
  • Communicate complex university and campus policy and guidelines to academic fiscal officers and business managers.
  • Provide team leadership in areas with subject matter expertise. Assist management in setting work priorities and goals, training of staff, and review of completed work assignments.
  • Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned.

Position Details

  • Position is full-time, 1.0 FTE, MUS Contract and includes a comprehensive and competitive benefits package including Insurance package, mandatory retirement plan, partial tuition waiver, and wellness program.
  • Salary for this position is $90,000 per year commensurate with qualifications.

Required Skills

  • Broad understanding of the structure, operations, budgets, and finances involved in the Higher Education system and the complexities of the interdependencies between the fund groups.
  • Ability to translate University and System-wide strategies and priorities into strategic and operational plans and policies for general and specific campus needs.
  • Proven leadership skills and managerial expertise and ability to motivate and empower direct and indirect reports to achieve priorities and expectations for own areas.
  • Ability to forecast and manage budgets and other resource requirements for a large, complex business organization.
  • Ability to partner with others across the University locally and, externally, with the affiliate and system campuses to develop strategies and plans to exchange information, collaborate on projects, share resources, etc.
  • Ability to influence others of the benefits/importance of an idea or plan of action and to gain their support or commitment.
  • Ability to provide leadership and support for the administration of all funds budgets, budget development, and management.
  • Ability to develop and implement ongoing improvements and enhancements to the budgetary planning, administration, and related business processes.
  • Ability to represent the University of Montana on various state wide committees and user groups
  • Skill in effective communication, both orally and in writing, for the purpose of obtaining or conveying information and to synthesize information into appropriate action.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with Administration, officials, staff, and students.
  • Ability to maintain professionalism and respect for confidentiality.

Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance/Accounting, Public Administration, or related field and a minimum requirement of five (5) years of progressive finance/budget management experience.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with fund accounting at a research university
  • Ability to train others with responsibility for budgeting and present in open forums on difficult budgeting concepts in a manner easily understood by all
  • Intent and ability to take initiatives which will further the mission of the Administration and Finance sector and the University of Montana
  • Knowledge of budget and finance systems in both non-profit and government setting
  • Advanced skill with Banner and an understanding of budget process available within the Banner Human Resources and Finance modules
  • Knowledge and skill in effective use of business application programs, budget preparation applications, and Banner integrated management system
  • Experience implementing data analytic programs to improve budgeting objectives
  • Familiarity with data analytic tools including database design, query, and reporting

Priority Application Date: February 14, 2018.

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Accounts Payable Coordinator

Marymount California University

Posted: 01/26/2018

Job Description

Anchored in the Catholic tradition and the spirit of the Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary, Marymount California University accompanies students on their educational and professional journey with relevant programs, real world experience and mentoring for success. At Marymount, our caring faculty and staff are the catalyst for the remarkable transformation taking place in our students and for the meaningful integration of teaching, learning, scholarship, and service.

We are currently accepting applications for an Accounts Payable Coordinator.

Marymount California University is seeking an experienced Accounts Payable Coordinator who can hit the ground running. This position is responsible for the high volume AP process from start to finish. Responsible for sales and use tax calculation and returns, 1099 processing, P-card process, contract management, various allocations, auditor schedules, account analysis and other projects. MCU will soon begin a campus-wide software implementation and this individual will take the lead in the AP portion of this implementation. The position requires accuracy, speed, and strong organizational skills. Experience with Campus Management software a plus.

Some Essential Job Duties

  • Perform accurate and timely processing of invoices, check requests, manual check entries, and monthly recurring payments.
  • Maintain vendor master account information including W-9’s.
  • Verify all source documentation in regards to invoice logging including matching purchase orders and expenditure requests, verifying department and expense account information, packing lists, and verifying authorized signatures.
  • Reconcile various general ledger accounts which include but are not limited to the cash advance account, petty cash account, prepaid expense account, accounts payable account, and liability accounts.
  • Prepare and mail student refund checks within the government mandated time frames.
  • Process any journal entries needed to maintain the accuracy of the general ledger accounts affected by accounts payable processing.
  • Staff training as it relates to coding and policies of the university.
  • Respond to external and internal requests for information in regards to the accounts payable desk.
  • Review monthly outstanding check list. Communicate with vendors who have outstanding checks on a regular basis. Coordinate with Student Accounts personnel regarding student payments.
  • Prepare and process annual 1099 Forms in a timely manner.
  • Prepare and process annual State Board of Equalization Sales and Use Tax return.
  • Take advantage of all the cells available for descriptions in the AP and GL systems without duplicating information eliminating questions from users.
  • Assist in preparation of audit worksheets and in responding to audit inquiries.
  • Maintain confidentiality of employee and student information.
  • Create and update policies and procedures related to Accounts Payable. Ensure information related to Accounts Payable and information presented on the MCU Intranet is accurate and complete.
  • Supervise a student worker in the event they are needed to assist with completion of a special project.

Essential Qualifications and Requirements

High school diploma required. College degree in Accounting preferred. Experience in clerical accounting or accounts payable in a non-profit or higher education environment preferred. Prior experience utilizing an automated accounts payable system, spreadsheet applications, and word processing software. Experience with Campus Management software is desired, MS Office experience is required. Successful applicants will have strong organizational and time management skills. Candidates should demonstrate the ability to work proactively and resolve problems with minimal supervision.

To Apply

To apply, submit the following items to Karen Thordarson, Director of Human Resources through our PayCom link:

  • Letter of interest addressing position qualifications
  • Resume

Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled.

MARYMOUNT CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

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Accounting Manager

Fielding Graduate University

Posted: 01/26/2018

Salary: $75,000-$79,000 Annually

Job Description

The Accounting Manager is responsible for managing general ledger and financial reporting systems to produce timely and accurate financial statements in compliance with GAAP, government regulations, and university policies. Under the general supervision of the CFO, the Accounting Manager supervises the work of four staff members in charge of payroll, accounts payable, general ledger accounting, and the mailroom and coordinates activity with student accounts and financial aid. The Accounting Manager prepares revenue and investment journal entries, month and year-end closing, daily banking operations, coordinates annual audits, and oversees all account reconciliations.

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Director of Business Affairs/Controller

Oregon Tech

Posted: 01/23/2018

Application Screening Begins: 02/09/2018

Salary: $90,000-$95,000 annually

Job Description

The Office of Business Affairs at Oregon Tech invites applications for a full-time, 12-month Director of Business Affairs/Controller position at the Klamath Falls, OR campus.

The Director of Business Affairs/Controller leads the Business Affairs Office and serves as a partner to the academic and administrative units across the Institution and provides high level advice and counsel to the Vice President of Finance and Administration.

The Director reviews, supervises, directs and maintains the financial reporting, accounting processes and procedures, accounts receivable, cashiering, accounts payable, capital asset accounting, debt compliance, grant accounting and State and Federal Reporting as required.

Working with University Shared Services Enterprise (USSE), the Director ensures compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Government Accounting Standard Board pronouncements that affect the University, produces Annual Financial Statements, State of Oregon Comprehensive Financial Report (CAFR), 990-T Unrelated Business Income Tax Report (UBIT) and compliance with Bond Covenants. This is very much a hands on position.

This position is located on the main, residential campus in Klamath Falls, Oregon. Klamath Falls, a city of about 20,000 residents (45,000 in urban growth area), is part of Oregon’s beautiful Southern region which is nestled on the eastern slope of the Cascade Mountains. Known as Oregon’s “City of Sunshine,” Klamath Falls enjoys about 300 days of blue skies each year. Please visit http://www.meetmeinklamath.com and http://klamath.org/visitors/todo for more information about Klamath Falls.

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Operating System/Network Analyst

University of Oregon

Posted: 01/23/2018

Job Closes: 03/05/2018

Salary: $17.28 - $28.15 per hour

Job Description

The Finance and Administration Shared Services Department at the University of Oregon is searching for an Operating System/Network Analyst to provide IT Operations expertise to Finance and Administration Shared Services supported units. The purpose of this position is to participate as part of the FASS IT team in providing exceptional technical administration, management and customer service in support of the systems that the units we serve rely upon. This is a client-focused partnership that consists of providing professional guidance and management of data and technology resources. If you pride yourself in professional customer service and seek an exciting opportunity please consider joining our team.

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Senior Director, Talent Management

University of California, Irvine

Posted: 01/22/2018

Job Summary

As a member of the UCI HR Partnership for Strategy and Innovation (Partnership), the Senior Director, Talent Management develops and ensures delivery of high quality learning and organizational development services that support UCI enterprise-wide strategies and drive organizational results. The incumbent is responsible for developing and delivering a comprehensive learning and development strategy that supports the employee lifecycle across the enterprise and advances talent management, including leadership and management development, career development, retention, employee engagement, and a wide array of staff professional development needs. The incumbent also provides organizational development consulting services to leadership and facilitates change initiatives across the organization.

The UCI enterprise is comprised of three unique business units: medical center, health sciences, and main campus. The Partnership serves as a strategic center responsible for planning and implementing strategic initiatives across the entire UCI HR enterprise. Members of the Partnership work in close collaboration with the HR units that support the three business units to leverage expertise across the enterprise.

The ideal candidate will have a strong foundational base in learning management strategies and tactics, and will be able to translate their insight and experience into a common sense practical approach to talent management at UCI. This position cultivates strong, collaborative relationships with HR and its clients, identifies opportunities for enhancing organizational effectiveness, and serves as a technical point-of-contact for assigned functional area.

Job Essential Functions

  • Serves as enterprise expert in learning and development as well as organizational effectiveness functions through the cultivation of strong, collaborative relationships within HR, client groups, business units, and the Office of the President.
  • Deliver an overall learning and development strategy and roadmap that supports UCI enterprise-wide business strategies and drives organizational results across the various UCI constituents.
  • Lead development of curricula for enterprise-wide, high impact leadership development programs that are aligned with UCI's mission, vision, values and competencies.
  • Launch and continually improve UCI's new branded approach to leadership development.
  • Establish and lead a Leadership Steering Committee to oversee, vet and sponsor leadership learning.
  • Ensure UCI competencies are well-defined, integrated and consistent throughout the employee life cycle, including recruitment and selection, orientation and onboarding, learning and career development, performance management, succession, and talent planning.
  • Develop and implement talent management framework, programs, tools and processes that support business strategies and goals, including, but not limited to:
  • Talent Assessment and Organizational Readiness - Provide tools, training and process for HR to deliver and facilitate talent assessments and reviews, identify areas of improvement, and consult with leaders for improved performance.
  • Succession Management - Work closely with leadership and HR staff to ensure effective tools are in place for progression and succession planning for ongoing leadership transitions.
    • Leadership Development - Identify learning needs, work with internal resources and/or outside vendors to develop or customize available programs, and facilitate or oversee the delivery of leadership development programs.
    • Multi-Rater Assessment - Ensure facilitation of appropriate leadership multi-rater/360 assessment and feedback sessions.
    • Coaching and Mentoring Resources and Programs - Provide guidelines and recommendations on use.
  • Ensure performance management processes and systems drive high performance and engagement throughout the organization.
  • Work with Talent Acquisition and the HR Community to ensure proper and consistent competency model is used in selection process.
  • Develop and implement consistent new hire onboarding and assimilation program. Include existing new leader and executive programs.
  • As a member of the HR Partnership, collaborate with other Partnership members and unit HR leadership on learning and development and organizational development initiatives and strategies.
  • Responsible for establishing enterprise-wide engagement vision and strategy and ensuring it is embedded throughout the employee and manager experience by assessing current state of engagement across the enterprise, identifying opportunities for enhancements and improvements in both structure and effectiveness, and ensuring consistency with organizational and customer needs: company-wide culture, strategy, values, behaviors, and best practices.
  • Routinely interacts and works collaboratively with campus and UC system-wide staff, management, and faculty, and with personnel from external education/training sources.
  • Assist with organizational design and/or change initiatives. Assess business challenges and implement organizational effectiveness strategies to address them. Prepare leaders and employees to lead and manage changes throughout the organization. Monitor progress and suggest continuous improvements.
  • Regularly guide senior leaders on training and development initiatives to support teaching and learning outcomes with system-wide impact.
  • As recognized expert, may consult with leaders to provide strategic guidance on methods for delivery of course content and effective use of technology.
  • Represent organization to external training community on matters of significance.
  • Build capability in leaders and broader HR team, acting as an internal consultant on organizational development and talent solutions.
  • Facilitate team and groups sessions as needed. Assist with team effectiveness initiatives.
  • Partner closely with leaders and HR team to ensure training programs are meeting organizational needs.
  • Manage external vendors to align to and deliver desired project outcomes.
  • Lead projects and/or participate in department projects and initiatives as deemed necessary.
  • Oversee the unit budget and fiscal responsibilities in addition to any other resources assigned to the unit.

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

Required:

  • Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.
  • 8-10 years' experience in developing and delivering senior leadership, talent management, and organizational development programs and resources.
  • Demonstrated expert interpersonal skills in diplomacy, influence, and collaboration to proactively establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees from a wide range of functional areas, backgrounds, and organizational levels.
  • Ability to translate expert knowledge and experience into practical common sense solutions. Ability to apply creative solutions to problem solving; is a strategic thinker and can deliver high quality results on a limited budget.
  • emonstrated success working effectively with senior leaders and influencing decision making.
  • Demonstrated ability to navigate complex organizational cultures and structures with limited formal authority.
  • Expert critical thinking and analytical skills to conduct analysis and develop recommendations, demonstrating organization and problem-solving skills.
  • Expert knowledge of functional area and expert understanding of how work impacts other areas in human resources and the organization.
  • Expert knowledge of innovative training and delivery methodologies, organizational diagnosis and organization and business strategies.
  • Demonstrated experience and expert knowledge applying principals of psychology, adult learning theory, innovative training and delivery methodologies, organizational diagnosis, and organization and business strategies.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify measures or indicators of individual and organizational
  • performance and develop the tools, programs or other solutions.
  • Mastery in oral communication to make advanced presentations, facilitate meetings, persuade and gain acceptance of decisions, advise others, and motivate broad and diverse audiences.
  • Demonstrated writing skills to produce effective communications, documents, proposals, and reports adjusting to the target audience level and needs.
  • Certifications and facilitation experience using 360's, personality assessments, competency modeling and assessment, change management, conflict resolution, program evaluation, succession planning, and other assessment and talent development tools.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple complex projects with diverse groups in a matrixed organizational structure.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience using training and communication technology, tools, and methodologies to facilitate the learning and development activities in a large and complex organization.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships across UCI.
  • Demonstrated team player.

Desired:

  • Master's degree in Business, Human Resources or related field.
  • Current PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP, or SHRM-SCP Certification.
  • Current credentials as a Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP) and Associate Professional in Talent Development (APTD) from the Association for Talent Development.
  • Professional experience working in either a higher education institution, medical center and/or academic medical center.

About the University of California, Irvine

Founded in 1965, UCI is the youngest member of the prestigious Association of American Universities. The campus has produced three Nobel laureates and is known for its academic achievement, premier research, innovation and anteater mascot. Led by Chancellor Howard Gillman, UCI has more than 30,000 students and offers 192 degree programs. It’s located in one of the world’s safest and most economically vibrant communities and is Orange County’s second-largest employer, contributing $5 billion annually to the local economy. For more on UCI, visit www.uci.edu.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

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Associate Vice Provost for Finance and Administration

Stanford University

Posted: 01/22/2018

Job Decription

The associate vice provost for finance and administration serves as chief operating officer for the Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education (VPUE). Represents the vice provost in operational and financial matters, and is the chief advisor to the vice provost. Serves as the principal steward of VPUE’s resources (financial, human and physical) and is responsible for matters related to the administrative and financial management of VPUE including financial operations, budget/ financial planning, facilities planning /management, human resources, information technology /security, and health and safety operations. Advocate for and represent VPUE priorities at University levels with specific concern for global business operations, residential partnerships, and university administrative leadership.

Qualifications

Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree + ten years administrative and financial management experience or combination of education and relevant experience. MBA desired.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrated strategic leadership, planning, change management and process improvement skills.
  • Ability to demonstrate a high level of diplomacy in persuading and influencing a wide variety of people at various levels to achieve results in a collaborative decision-making environment.
  • Excellent strategic and organizational planning skills.
  • Excellent communication skills. Able to influence people, solve problems, trouble shoot, think creatively and resolve conflicts.
  • Outstanding writing skills required to create compelling and widely read budget requests, funding agreements, and policy documents.
  • Advanced financial expertise in accounting, budget planning, financial forecasting.
  • Exceptional negotiation and political acumen.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.

Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Administrative Officer

Washington State University

Posted: 01/22/2018

Job Decription

Serves as the principal financial officer, advising the dean and college leadership regarding financial, strategic, and managerial issues. Leads and directs all financial management, processes, and grant administration in the college. Responsible for establishing, planning, and implementing short and long-range financial goals in support of strategic planning initiatives. Serves as liaison to university administration on all financial issues. Position is based on the WSU Pullman campus but partial telework arrangements may be considered.

For additional information, requirements and to apply click here. Screening of applications will begin on January 26, 2018, and continue until the position is filled. WSU is an EO/AA educator and employer.

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Associate Vice President for Academic Resources

San Francisco State University

Posted: 01/19/2018

Nominations and applications are invited for the position of Associate Vice President for Academic Resources at San Francisco State University.

About Academic Resources

Academic Resources provides fiscal oversight and services to the Academic Affairs division under the direction of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. The office is primarily responsible for overseeing fiscal administration and financial planning for SF State’s seven colleges (Business, Ethnic Studies, Extended Learning, Graduate Education, Health & Social Sciences, Liberal & Creative Arts, and Science & Engineering), as well as for the University Library, the Division of Undergraduate Education and Academic Planning, the Division of Graduate Studies, Faculty Affairs and Professional Development, the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, and the Academic Senate. Academic Resources is also responsible for the production and oversight of the class schedule and academic space management. Working closely with all colleges and academic units on financial and resource issues, Academic Resources provides quality service and accountability to faculty, staff and students in support of the university mission.

About the University

SF State is a large, comprehensive, urban university located in a vibrant and beautiful city with a rich intellectual and cultural life. The University has distinguished itself as an active center of academic scholarship, creative innovation, and civic involvement. Through its six academic Colleges, SF State offers undergraduate and graduate instruction for professional and technical careers as well as a broad lib¬eral arts education. SF State is a culturally diverse campus that is part of the 23-campus California State University system. SF State offers: bachelor’s degrees in 78 academic areas with an additional 45 areas of concentration, master's degrees in 62 academic areas with an additional 40 areas of concentration, along with 17 credential programs and 35 undergraduate and graduate certificate programs. In addition, SF State offers a Doctorate of Education (Ed.D) in Educational Leadership, Ph.D. in education, with a concentration in special education jointly with UC Berkeley; and a joint Master of Science in Physical Therapy leading to a clinical doctoral degree (D.P.T.) and a research doctorate for licensed physical therapists (DPTS) jointly with UC San Francisco.

Essential Functions

Reporting to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Associate Vice President for Academic Resources is responsible for fiscal and physical resources that support the university’s academic mission, including budget planning and administration, curriculum planning, enrollment forecasting and coordination, classroom utilization and maintenance, and special projects as assigned by the Provost. The AVP for Academic Resources provides counsel and advice to the Provost and academic councils on fiscal and resource planning, institutional trends, and enrollment. Focusing on student success and the needs of the curriculum, the AVP for Academic Resources works closely with the Colleges to assist in scheduling, space, and budgetary matters. The incumbent supports informed decision-making for the allocation of academic resources, including classroom and office space, and the alignment of budget to promote student and faculty success. The AVP works collaboratively with the Division for Administration and Finance to improve processes and realize efficiencies.

Professional Behavior

  • Maintains the highest ethical standards and operates with sound judgement and integrity.
  • Fosters and promotes the Principles of Conduct for a Multi-Cultural University and User Friendly Principles in accordance with the University's Strategic Plan and Mission.
  • Undertakes ongoing intellectual, professional, and personal development in alignment with "The Life of the Mind, "a University core value.
  • A meaningful appreciation of social justice and equity, particularly applied to San Francisco State’s student population and campus legacy.
  • High emotional intelligence necessary for managing challenging situations, and the ability to use a fact-based approach to problem solving.
  • The ability to inspire trust and confidence through the demonstration of integrity and trustworthy behavior.
  • Commitment to creating an open and supportive campus environment that embraces discussion and debate.
  • Cognitive complexity adequate for processing ambiguous, contradictory, or incomplete information.

Embody The Six Roles of a Leader

  • Structure Work: effectively manage and direct workflow, create clear position descriptions, clarify roles and expectations, and delegate work.
  • Manage Talent: hire, coach, and support employees.
  • Inspire Performance: empower, appreciate, and communicate constructive feedback through annual evaluations.
  • Build Teams: build trust and collaborate.
  • Use & Share Information: open communication; transparency.
  • Facilitate Change: encourage others to seek opportunities for different innovative approaches to address problems and opportunities; facilitate the implementation and acceptance of change within the workplace.

Embody The Core Compentencies

  • Demonstrated history of creating and supporting a workplace committed to collaboration, teamwork, diversity, equity and inclusion.
  • Exceptional verbal, written and nonverbal communication skills.
  • Customer/Client focus with an emphasis in problem solving and resolution.
  • Personal effectiveness and credibility as demonstrated by interpersonal and professional confidence.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Commitment to academic mission of educational excellence and equity and student success.
  • Broad-based knowledge and diverse background in financial management and leadership.
  • Demonstrated competency in strategic and business planning, with a successful record of accomplishment in managing higher education budgets utilizing university financial systems and infrastructures.
  • Successful experience in organizational leadership and management, with a proven record of accomplishment in developing an effective and efficient team.
  • Experience in improving business processes and efficiency as an entrepreneurial and innovative leader who thinks creatively about financial solutions.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with deans, administrators, faculty, staff, and students as applicable, as well as with the community at large, using effective communication, strategic planning, and collaboration across departments and divisions in the university.
  • Understanding of enrollment management and student success within the context of a highly diverse campus community.
  • Ability to oversee a major university unit on a daily basis.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstration of knowledge, skills, and abilities specified above, through successful administrative experience in higher education, especially in Academic Affairs and its diverse fiscal processes.
  • Demonstrated experience managing a complex financial portfolio within, or comparable to that of, a large university.
  • History of effectively overseeing a major university unit that includes successful personnel management and strategic planning.
  • Excellent working knowledge of the legal, regulatory, administrative, and compliance policies relevant to public higher education.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated 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.

Compensation

The salary for this position is competitive, commensurate with experience and qualifications.

A liberal benefits package is provided and the position is included in the California State University Management Plan.

Procedure for Candidacy

Send application letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for a minimum of three references to:
Office of the Provost and VP for Academic Affairs
Chair, Associate Vice President Search Committee, Academic Resources
San Francisco State University
1600 Holloway Avenue, ADM 455
San Francisco, CA 94132-4111
or send electronic applications to avpar@sfsu.edu

Review of applications and nominations will begin on January 31, 2018. Late applications will be accepted and evaluated until the position is filled. The University is an Equal Opportunity employer with a strong commitment to diversity and encourages applications from women, members of all ethnic groups, veterans, and people with disabilities.

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Vice President, Business Services (Riverside City College)

Riverside Community College District

Posted: 01/19/2018

Application Deadline: 02/15/2018

Salary: $138,258-$168,324

Basic Functions

The Vice President directs the activities of the business services functions with supervisory responsibility for financial and business services, budget preparation and management, contract administration, pre and post- award grant support, facilities and grounds, food service, bookstore, asset management, and campus safety.

Education

A bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in business administration, accounting or related area is required. A master's degree from an accredited institution and/or a Certified Public Accountant's license is preferred.

Experience

Five or more years of progressively responsible supervisory experience with demonstrated leadership capabilities in planning and managing the financial and physical resources of an organization and experience in developing and carrying out strategic initiatives. Administrative or supervisory experience in the following areas such as: budget preparation/management; facility construction, renovation, and maintenance; technical support operations; and auxiliary business services such as cashiering, food service, bookstore, vending, technical support services, and human resources. Business/financial experience in higher education is preferred, but not required.

Commitment to Diversity

Candidate must demonstrate clear evidence of sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, staff, and the community.

Required Documents

  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter
  • Two (2) Letters of Recommendation
  • Bachelors or Equivalent Transcript

Optional Documents

  • One (1) Additional Letter of Recommendation
  • Masters or Equivalent Transcript
  • Doctorate Transcript
  • Copy of CPA License

Anticipated Date of Employment: April 2018.

Additional information and application instructions may be found at http://apptrkr.com/1152354

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Vice Chancellor of Administration and Finance

University of Montana Western

Posted: 01/19/2018

Application Deadline: 03/26/2018

Job Description

The University of Montana Western is a dynamic, innovative, undergraduate university with more than 60 full-time faculty and 1,500 students. Located in Dillon, in the scenic Rocky Mountains, it has been awarded numerous top national rankings for delivering high-quality, affordable education.

UM Western’s 2018 budget totals nearly $35 million. It includes a $14.3 million general fund budget, of which $7.8 million is allocated from the state. The university has a long history of balanced budgets. The current longtime Vice Chancellor of Administration and Finance has announced her retirement, which presents this employment opportunity.

Reporting directly to the Chancellor, the Vice Chancellor of Administration and Finance serves as a member of the Chancellor’s Cabinet and the Executive Council. The Vice Chancellor provides leadership, stewardship, and direction for the financial and administrative functions of the campus and serves as the strategic advisor to the Chancellor on campus fiscal, operational, and administrative issues.

Complete information on the opportunity and application process is available in the Search Profile.

The Vice Chancellor leads and oversees:

  • The financial health of the organization, providing clear communication on the financial position of the organization to the Executive leadership team and the Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education.
  • The financial services, audits, business services, contracting and purchasing, budget planning and analysis, and debt management.
  • The campus and auxiliary services, facilities operations and planning, capital construction, human resources, and payroll and benefits.
  • The development and maintenance of internal controls to safeguard financial integrity, compliance with federal, state, and system regulations and policy, campus administrative policy and procedures, enterprise risk management, and safety and security.

The Vice Chancellor has direct supervision for the departments of Business and Campus Services, Facilities Services, Financial Aid, and Payroll and Benefits and serves as the Director of Budget and Planning and Human Resources.

Qualifications

Candidates must have a master’s degree in administration or a business-related field or currently be a CPA. A minimum of six years of progressively responsible senior leadership in a financial or administrative management role with increasing levels of demonstrated responsibility within a higher education setting, or a comparable, large, complex organization, is required.

Additional requirements include:

  • Demonstrated leadership in human resources, budgeting, planning & analysis, and capital project planning.
  • Demonstrated ability in effective planning and policy decision making.
  • Experience in leading and supervising senior-level directors accountable for key operational functions serving the university.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills with evidence of collaborative, ethical, team-oriented management and leadership style.
  • Skill in working collaboratively with community partners and government agencies.
  • Demonstrated technical knowledge, skill, and expertise in fund accounting, financial management, and administrative operations.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Thorough knowledge or extensive experience in public sector budget development and management, government accounting, and human resources.
  • Seven to ten years of progressively complex and relevant leadership experience in higher education.

Nominations and Application Process

Confidential inquiries are welcomed; nominations are invited.

To Apply - Application packet must include: a) Letter of interest, b) Current resume, and c) At least three references with full contact and e-mail information (References will not be contacted without the applicant’s consent.)

Submit nominations to UMWestern-nominate@myersmcrae.com with full contact and e-mail information on the individual being nominated.

For best consideration, submit application materials by March 26, 2018.

Myers McRae Executive Search and Consulting is assisting with this search.

The University of Montana Western is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and encourages applications from qualified women, minorities, veterans and people with disabilities.

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Real Estate Accoutant

Stanford University

Posted: 01/16/2018

Job Description

United behind the effort of creating knowledge, Stanford staff is a part of a culture of collaboration and continuous improvement. They strive toward excellence on the job, through teamwork and individual contributions, knowing that what they do supports significant research and education - and believing in the value of intellectual progress and academic achievement.

Stanford’s endowed lands include both academic and non-academic properties. The academic property of the university consists primarily of the main campus area, which was part of the original land endowment, and other satellite locations. The Board of Trustees (BoT) has designated certain non-academic properties on Stanford endowed lands for the production of income in support of the university. This is often accomplished through rental revenue from long term leases. These leased properties include complex leases and development agreements, with a variety of real estate holdings, ranging from medical and commercial office buildings, retail buildings, hotels, single-family homes, agricultural lands, and large development projects in Palo Alto, Menlo Park, and Redwood City. The real estate portfolio was valued at over $7B at the end of fiscal year 2017.

Within the Financial Management Services (FMS) organization, the Financial Analysis and Information Reporting team (“FAIR”) is part of the Controller’s Office (CO) and is responsible for financial reporting, the coordination of our external audit, financial analysis, and a variety of general accounting activities. FMS’s goal is to lead, drive and model best practices in financial management for the campus community, while maintaining proper controls and compliance with internal and external policies. FMS brings together the Controller’s Office, Procurement, Office of the Treasurer, Global Business Services and Financial Management Consulting and Support. The Real Estate Accountant reports to the Senior Real Estate Accountant.

In this role, the Real Estate Accountant performs a variety of regular and recurring professional accounting functions involving fiscal interpretation and analysis, reconciliations, and reviews of multiple accounts and transactions. The ideal candidate demonstrates the potential to perform complex and technical real estate accounting functions to include designing and performing ad hoc analyses, analyzing large complex data sets, reconciling accounts, and providing specialized expertise that require technical accounting knowledge.

Job Purpose

Perform a variety of regular and recurring professional accounting functions involving fiscal interpretation and analysis, reconciliations, and reviews of multiple accounts and transactions.

Core Duties

  • Performs a variety of regular and recurring professional accounting functions involving fiscal interpretation and analysis, reconciliations, and reviews of multiple accounts and transactions. This includes performing research, analyzing transactions and making recommendations of treatment on complex non-standard accounting transactions.
  • Supports change management initiatives, including ongoing analysis of existing systems (e.g., Yardi) and processes to identify greater efficiencies and improved internal controls opportunities.\Prepares management reports and analyses (e.g., the Land Development Fund analysis) to explain financial results and support presentations to senior management.
  • Develops basic understanding of Real Estate valuation principles and reviews valuations prepared by third party and internal appraisers.
  • Backs up the Senior Real Estate Accountant responsibilities. With the Senior Real Estate Accountant, ensures appropriate documentation of the real estate portfolio procedures and accounting at Stanford University are in place. Documents historical real estate policies and reviews current accounting procedures (including process workflow diagrams) to update them as necessary. Makes recommendations for best practices.
  • Works with internal resources on improving real estate management reporting and reconciliations. This will involve working with business partners to determine their reporting needs.
  • Supports the annual audit of real estate valuations; prepares PBC (prepared by client) analyses for external auditors as requested.
  • Provides various accounting services for the Land Buildings and Real Estate and Faculty Staff Housing Office groups.
  • Understands the new lease accounting standards (both for lessors and lessees) and works with other Controller’s Office staff on implementation of the new pronouncement.
  • Work with staff to ensure consistency in interpretation of policies and regulations, whether imposed by outside agencies or the university. Updates and maintains relevant policies and procedures.
  • Performs and assists the Real Estate Accounting group with monthly responsibilities as needed.
  • May act as a lead, train, coach, and review the work of other staff, as needed. Contribute primarily through applying individual expertise.

Minimum Requirements

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree plus four years of applicable experience, or an equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Intermediate proficiency in business applications, such as Microsoft Office; advanced Excel skills.
  • Intermediate knowledge and proficiency of accounting systems (e.g., Oracle Financials) and the internet; computer literacy. Preference given to candidates with experience using the Yardi lease administration system.
  • Ability to interpret and apply advanced accounting knowledge and understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
  • Strong communication skills, including the ability to clearly and effectively communicate information to internal and external audiences and client groups.
  • Demonstrated project management skills and ability to contribute/lead as part of a multi-functional team.
  • Understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles with an emphasis on real estate and lease accounting principles and the ability to interpret and apply these principles.
  • Solid understanding of COSO, compliance and internal controls.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to communicate and impart technical accounting knowledge and information in an easy to understand manner. Ability to communicate decisions while educating at the same time. Establish good working relationships with a diverse population.
  • Strong sense of service orientation, with a proven ability to balance controls and compliance. Ability to develop solutions in situations where many variables are constrained and initiative to constantly improve the department.
  • High level of professionalism and integrity with a demonstrated ability to work productively with, and gain confidence of, many levels of an organization. Ability to maintain focus, successfully execute plans, bring closure to activities, tasks and projects. Proven track record of getting things done.
  • Other skills necessary for this job is excellent organizational, analytical, and problem solving skills, an attention to detail, an ability to work independently, and the ability to work in a fast paced environment as an agent of change.
  • Flexibility to perform other functions as directed
  • Certifications and Licenses:
  • Preference given to CPAs with a combination of Big 4 and industry experience.

Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job.

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