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Budget and Resource Planning Director

Oregon Tech

Posted: 02/20/2017

Job Closing Date Date: 03/05/2017

Oregon Tech, the premier polytechnic university in the Pacific Northwest with programs spanning engineering, allied health, management and applied social sciences is searching for an innovative and forward looking Director of Budget and Resource Planning. The Director of Budget and Resource Planning is responsible for providing vision, leadership, analysis and recommendation across the institution with regard to budget development, resource planning, operational and fiscal analysis, and supports a wide range of decision making at all levels of the organization. Oregon Tech is a growing, mission driven, institution with locations in Klamath Falls, the Portland metro area, Salem, and Seattle.

The Director of Budget and Resource Planning leads the department and is responsible for providing fiscal budgeting and planning functions for the University as well as advising the Vice President of Finance on a range of matters. Responsibilities encompass overall strategic planning, analysis and budget management of Oregon Tech’s Education & General as well as Auxiliaries budgets and preparing internal and external financial and budget related communications and reports. This position oversees the development of financial impact studies for the legislature, developing and recommending solutions involving budget and fiscal policy to executive staff, external government agencies, partner institutions as well as the Board of Trustees.

Under the supervision of the Vice President of Finance and Administration the Director develops, implements, tracks and reports on the annual and biennial University budgets. This position advises executive leadership on fiscal impacts of institution-wide decisions and policy and has broad functional and leadership responsibilities by coordinating the operating and capital budgets of the University across the academic, administrative and student affairs functions; developing tools which support decision making and analysis for budget authorities, deans, executive leadership and the Board of Trustees.

Creativity and high levels of technical competence are at a premium for this position. Primary duties include developing analytical tools and frameworks, developing budget and operational analysis; recommending policy, procedure, budgets, and efforts to improve organizational effectiveness across all campus locations; tracking and forecasting revenues, commitments, and expenditures; managing and advising on cross functional projects and identifying potential improvements in the administration of the budget.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's in business administration, public administration, business management, accounting, or related field; Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis. A Master's degree in a relevant field may be substituted for up to one year of required experience.
  • Five (5) years’ progressive advanced level experience in finance or budget development; planning & executing financial analysis such as analyzing financial information; forecasting program needs; monitoring revenue and expenditures; preparing recurring; ad hoc financial management reports; using and developing interactive financial modeling systems.
  • Five (5) years' experience in higher education institutions, hospital or other complex organizations which includes demonstrated effectiveness in budget modeling/budget development.
  • Knowledge of and experience with distributed electronic financial management systems; and strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.
  • A demonstrated commitment to client service and continuous improvement.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in a field listed above.
  • Ten (10) years progressively responsible experience in budgeting and planning.

Application deadline is March 5, 2017 by 5:00 p.m. To apply, submit a (1) cover letter, (2) resume and (3) names, email addresses and phone numbers of at least three professional references by email to Be sure to reference job #17-33014 in the subject line of the email. Application materials may also be mailed to the Oregon Tech Office of Human Resources, 3201 Campus Drive, Klamath Falls, OR 97601 or faxed to (541) 851-5200.

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Senior Director for Risk Management Services/Chief Risk Officer

California State University, Sacramento

Posted: 02/17/2017

Job Closing Date: 03/08/2017

California State University, Sacramento is seeking a Senior Director for Risk Management Services/Chief Risk Officer to be responsible for development, implementation, and managerial oversight of the University’s enterprise risk management program. Specific elements of this program include environmental health and safety; occupational and radiation safety; workers’ compensation; business continuity plan development and management; insurance acquisition and claims, including development of loss control and prevention practices; and campus risk assessment, analysis, and mitigation efforts. The Senior Director reports directly to the Vice President for Administration and Chief Financial Officer and is a senior manager in the Administration and Business Affairs division of the University.

Recruitment is open until filled; however, applications received by 11:59 p.m. Wednesday, March 8, 2017 will be given priority review.

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Executive Director of Public Private Partnership Development

South Orange County Community College District

Posted: 02/14/2017

Initial Screening Date: 03/31/2017

Pay Range: 23 at $147,216.00 to $207,156.00 per year. Salary placement in the salary range will be based upon comparable experience and qualifications; increases are given annually thereafter up to highest step.

Classification Benefits: The District offers a comprehensive package of insurance benefits to eligible employees, which includes medical and dental insurance, a vision-care plan, life insurance and dependent life coverage, accidental death and dismemberment coverage, and a long-term disability income-protection plan. All premiums are fully paid by the District.

Summary Description: To provide leadership and executive direction for the economic and physical development of the Advanced Technology & Education Park (ATEP) site, along with the identification, development and on-going management of public private partnerships on the site and other District and college public private partnership development efforts; conduct initial negotiations with education institutions, agencies, commercial and businesses users to effect ground leases and other agreements and further advance the establishment of this education-centered development and operation; monitor and maintain absolute adherence to established documents for property use pursuant to the Development Agreement with the City of Tustin, the Tustin Legacy Specific Plan and other District planning documents; and ensure consistency with District and college mission, goals and strategic plan.

To work directly with the Chancellor, Vice Chancellor of Business Services, College Presidents and ATEP development team to seek, identify and initially screen prospective public private partnerships with education, commercial and private entities interested in locating facilities on the ATEP campus and/or providing specified educational support to the colleges; coordinate such potential partnerships through the Chancellor and Vice Chancellor of Business Services, in collaboration with college presidents and, as directed, with college vice presidents, deans and/or faculty and support staff; guide and direct prospective partners through the approved District review and approval process as established in the ATEP Leasing Process Flow Chart and Outline as appropriate.

To foster a culture of collaboration, mutual respect, innovation, and continuous improvement throughout the District; lead by example; actively participate in and support District-wide participatory governance components and activities and other collaborative processes; encourage professional excellence among the staff and promote an organizational culture of customer service, innovation, and quality services.

Supervision Received and Exercised:

  • Receives direction from the Chancellor and Vice Chancellor of Business Services and/or Chancellor’s designee.
  • Exercises direction and supervision to staff as assigned.

Distinguishing Characteristics: Under the leadership and direction of the Chancellor, the SOCCCD Advanced Technology & Education Park (ATEP), located on a 62-acre site that is formerly part of the Tustin Marine Corps Air Station, was conceived as a home for innovative technology and educational training programs and services for students. ATEP will conduct its educational programs and services as an extension of the two District colleges, Saddleback College and Irvine Valley College. The Executive Director of Public Private Partnership Development, with District Services and college staff, will assist in the development of the ATEP overall site and will provide complex coordination of the identification, communication and negotiation process with prospective public private partners for the ATEP site. Secondarily, the Executive Director may identify public private partnerships for the colleges to consider for the Saddleback and Irvine Valley campuses. The two District colleges will operate their educational campuses, as assigned, including ATEP. This is a unique undertaking that has required approval by the SOCCCD Board of Trustees and a special waiver of certain Education Code requirements by the California Community College Board of Governors.

Knowledge of:

  • Budget development, preparation, administration and control.
  • Community, business and industry and government outreach.
  • Communication skills both oral and written for high levels of contract language, negotiations, presentation and information sharing/coordination.
  • Conflict resolution and team building.
  • Information technology systems, functions and operations.
  • Interpersonal skills including tact, patience and diplomacy.
  • Oral and written communication skills.
  • Organization, operations, policies and objectives of a postsecondary education institution.
  • Principles and practices of administration and program development.
  • Principles and practices of shared governance.
  • Principles and practices of training, supervision and performance evaluation.
  • Principals and processes of public private partnership development supporting educational training programs.
  • Principles of contract administration.
  • Principles, trends, methods, strategies and procedures pertaining to advanced technology and education.
  • Progressive discipline procedures and documentation.
  • Public relations.
  • State and federal laws, codes and regulations related to higher education administration, including the California Education Code and the California Government Code.

Ability to:

  • Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals.
  • Assist in the development, preparation and administration of budget, policies and procedures for ATEP.
  • Assure the preparation, maintenance and retention of records, reports and files.
  • Collect, compile and analyze data.
  • Communicate clearly, concisely and effectively, both orally and in writing, with diverse constituencies within and outside of the District.
  • Compose concise, informative documents and speeches; deliver effective public presentations.
  • Demonstrate a high energy level and a fair, decisive and innovative leadership style that centers on unquestioned integrity and ethics with a focus on teamwork and consensus building.
  • Demonstrate evidence of sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, physically challenged and ethnic backgrounds of students.
  • Develop, design, create and present PowerPoint or similar graphic presentations for district, college or public presentations.
  • Encourage professional excellence among the staff and promote an organizational culture of customer service, innovation, and quality services.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
  • Exercise initiative and work independently with minimum administrative direction.
  • Innovate, solve problems and rapidly process information.
  • Interpret, apply and explain complex district policies, legal requirements and negotiated agreements.
  • Operate computer and applications software, including database management, spreadsheet, word processing and software related to area of assignment.
  • Plan and organize work.
  • Plan, develop, organize, coordinate, administer, monitor, control and evaluate a wide variety of programs, services, operations, activities and personnel related to advanced technology education.
  • Prepare oral and written reports and recommendations.
  • Relate effectively to people of varied academic, cultural and socioeconomic background using tact, diplomacy and courtesy.
  • Select, train, lead, direct, supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned personnel.
  • Under the guidance of the chancellor or designee, coordinate and communicate potential public private partnerships to the college presidents and then to appropriate college staff as directed by the college presidents.
  • Understand and effectively and collaboratively work in a complicated multi-college environment, as well as within a system of community college districts.
  • Work cooperatively with Information Technology personnel to develop sound information and reporting systems and procedures related to ATEP.
  • Work in an intense environment of high level negotiations, potential contradictions and varying opinions.

Education and Experience Guidelines: Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.

Education/Training: A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in education, business or related field. A master’s degree is preferred.

Experience: At least three years of demonstrated experience in creating new public private partnerships, education programs and/or educational support for business and industry college programs, in successfully marketing international student education and training, and in identifying and coordinating with the colleges’ innovative postsecondary education, workforce or corporate training programs.

License or Certificate: Valid California driver’s license.

NOTICE TO ALL CANDIDATES FOR EMPLOYMENT: The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Public Law 99-603, requires that employers obtain documentation from every new employee which authorizes that individual to accept employment in this country.


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Accounting Manager

CSU Channel Islands

Posted: 02/13/2017

The Accounting Manager is responsible for the day to day operations within the Fiscal Services unit in Business & Financial Affairs.

Examines financial documents for completeness, accuracy, and conformance with established University and Auxiliary policies and procedures and generally accepted accounting standards. Provides daily supervision to Fiscal Services staff including but not limited to oversight, professional development/mentoring. Evaluates, develops and implements policies and procedures to support the Department, Division and University. Incumbent will oversee timely month, quarter and year end closings and produce both legal and GAAP financial reports. Approves journal entries; maintains files and records for financial statements, resolves problems associated to entries or deviations from established procedures, and other inconsistencies with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP); Manages GAAP financial statements and reporting package preparation for the University and all auxiliaries under the provisions of the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) or Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB). Coordinates and prepares documentation related to the Prepared By Client (PBC) requests prior to each audit (internal and external). Assists with the timely and accurate submission of CI data reports to state and federal governments, accreditation organizations and committees. When appropriate, recommends documents and implements changes in accordance with new accounting standards, CSU guidelines, and state guidelines. Responds to requests from senior management, the Chancellor's Office, the State Controller's Office, and auditors. Prepares variance analysis reporting and processes CSU derivations for reporting purposes. Serves on University and system-wide committees as necessary. Performs other duties and special projects as assigned.

Supervisor/Other Work Relationship:

  • Work is performed under the general supervision of the Assistant Vice President for Business & Financial Affairs/Controller. Supervises general accounting, accounts receivable, accounts payable and treasury function. Interacts effectively with management, faculty, staff, students, community members and representatives of state agencies.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, business administration or related field.
  • Five years of professional level accounting experience in a high volume automated accounting department, higher education experience, or not for profit experience preferred.
  • Strong demonstrated knowledge of general accounting functions to include applicable rules, regulations, internal controls and generally accepted accounting principles required.
  • Good interpersonal skills are necessary to communicate effectively with campus personnel, the State Controller's Office, other CSU entities, and governmental and non-profit agencies.
  • The ability to interpret and apply the requirements included in OMB Circulars A-21, A-110, A-133, Uniform Grant Guidance.
  • Must be comfortable in a changing environment, possess excellent organizational skills and be able to prioritize multiple responsibilities and deadlines with minimal supervision.
  • Experience using PeopleSoft preferred.
  • Knowledge of MicroSoft Office required.
  • Must be a highly motivated self-starter with the ability to work independently as well as handle multiple tasks simultaneously. Willingness to work extra hours as needed.
  • Ability to build queries/reports and analyze systems and processes within a computer automated financial system with an emphasis on improved efficiency.
  • Ability to recommend action and implement new or revised process flows while applying standard accounting principles (GAAP). Working knowledge of GAAP, and familiarity with GASB and/or FASB standards for financial reporting.
  • Hands-on experience in financial statement preparation.
  • Proven ability to manage people and operations with a focus on efficiency and automation.
  • Ability to foster cooperation between peers and co-workers.

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.

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Fiscal Director

Oregon State University

Posted: 01/30/2017

Job Closing Date: 03/06/2017

Oregon State University’s Research Office is seeking a Fiscal Director. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Salary is commensurate with experience.

The Fiscal Director will be responsible for the administrative guidance and operational execution and oversight of overall fiscal functions including: implementing and managing multi-funding budgets, reviewing intellectual property agreements and post-licensing fiscal management. This position provides administrative and technical support to the Vice President for Research, the leadership team, and Centers & Institutes on issues pertaining to budget planning, policy administration and daily business operations.

Minimum qualifications include: A Bachelor’s degree or higher in Accounting; five recent, consecutive years of direct accounting and supervision experience in a university or corporate setting; demonstrated experience in technical financial analysis and forecasting in a dynamic and fast-moving setting; experience maintaining accurate confidential records; and, experience with MS Office.

This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal History Check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in Youth Programs may have additional Criminal History Checks every 24 months. Offers of employment are contingent upon meeting all minimum qualifications including the Criminal History Check requirement.

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Dean, Business Services

Clackamas Community College

Posted: 01/26/2017

Job Closing Date: This position will remain open until filled. To ensure full consideration application materials should be received by February 19, 2017.

$7,481.76 - $9,964.61 Monthly
$89,781.12 - $119,575.32 Annually

Manage business functions for the College and Foundation. Ensure that policies and systems support the ability to provide services to students. The Dean of Business Services is responsible for financial information, reporting, budgets, audits, business policies and processes, and compliance with finance related laws and regulations in functional areas including the Business Office and Accounts Receivable.

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Executive Director

California State University Dominguez Hills Foundation

Posted: 01/20/2017

Job Closing Date: 02/24/2017

The California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) Foundation requests applications from and nominations of accomplished, entrepreneurial leaders for consideration to be the Foundation’s Executive Director.

Located on a 346-acre campus in the South Bay region of Los Angeles County in Carson, California, CSUDH is part of the 23-campus California State University system. The University is a federally recognized Minority-Serving Institution as well as a Hispanic Serving Institution and is among the most ethnically diverse universities in the nation. With an enrollment of nearly 15,000 students, CSUDH is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) Senior College and University Commission and offers 45 baccalaureate degrees, 24 master’s degrees, and various certificate and credential programs.

The CSUDH Foundation is a multi-dimensional enterprise established in 1968 as a non-profit, self-supporting 501(c)(3) auxiliary organization. The Foundation performs a variety of services throughout the campus community, including the oversight of commercial operations; post-award management of grants and contracts for the University; and the fiscal administration for numerous University programs including the University’s Philanthropic Foundation, the Loker Student Union, and the Associated Students Incorporated. In addition, the Foundation plays a pivotal role in advancing the University’s public-private land use and development. A Board of Directors consisting of students, faculty, administrators and prominent leaders from the surrounding community governs the Foundation. The Executive Director is the Foundation’s Chief Executive Officer, and serves at the pleasure of the Board and the University’s President.

Working collaboratively and in consultation with the Vice President of Administration and Finance regarding the needs of the University, the Executive Director is responsible for the overall operation and management of the Foundation. The successful candidate will possess an entrepreneurial mindset; model sound business practices, be highly collaborative, and promote a collective vision to ensure the development and continuous improvement of all aspects of the Foundation’s auxiliary services. Qualifications include ten years of progressively responsible administrative management, preferably with at least five years at a senior level position in higher education; and knowledge of the role of a 501(c) (3) non-profit corporation within a university environment is preferred. A Bachelor’s degree and/or an advanced degree in Business or a closely related field is preferred; however, an applicant who possesses equivalent years of work experience in a related field will be considered.

Employment of the Executive Director is by the California State University, Dominguez Hills Foundation. This is not a State of California position. Compensation for this position will be very competitive and employment benefits include a 403(b) defined contribution plan, health plan, dental plan, life and disability insurance plan, vision plan, tuition reimbursement, a generous vacation program, and sick leave.

R. H. Perry & Associates, an executive search firm, is assisting the University in this search. All communications may be directed in confidence to: Mr. Thomas K. DaRin, Senior Consultant, at (585) 451-9385, Mr. Paul G. Doeg, President & COO, at (406) 220-2129, or to

Prior to submitting application materials, please review the Executive Search Profile. The review of applications will begin immediately. To ensure full consideration, materials are due by February 24, 2017.

The CSUDH Foundation is an equal opportunity employer.

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