About The Role:
Provides leadership and coordination of the centralized financial planning and fiscal management functions for a major, multi-departmental component of the University, in coordination with the University budget office. Serves as a principal consultant and advisor to the relevant Vice President or Provost on a range of fiscal and associated strategic management issues, and serves as liaison between the component and external funding agencies.
- Directs the planning and development of operating budgets for the component, in coordination with the university budget office, controller’s office, Associate Vice Presidents, Deans, and/or Chief Executive Officers of the component.
- Coordinates the development of budget guidelines, annual legislative funding requests, and budget documents.
- Serves as primary liaison with representatives of external funding agencies and organizations, as appropriate; provides special data and analysis; negotiates preliminary funding approvals.
- Serves as legislative liaison, as appropriate to the position; provides information to bill sponsors, reviews legislation, and informs management of legislative funding proposals.
- Reviews availability of funding and approves budget revision requests for unrestricted funding, requisitions for faculty recruitment, faculty contracts, and new staff positions.
- Reviews and advises the vice president on the financial viability/cost-benefit, and the relative ranking of capital requests and special project/program proposals for funding.
- Compiles scheduled and special reports, analyses, and feasibility studies such as annual data summaries and program status reports.
- Recommends and participates in the development of university policies and procedures; may serve on university planning and policy-making committees.
- Oversees the supervision of personnel, which includes work allocation, training, promotion, enforcement of internal procedures and controls, and problem resolution; evaluates performance and makes recommendations for personnel actions; motivates employees to achieve peak productivity and performance.
- Performs research and analysis to evaluate programs and develop recommendations for more cost-effective organization or funding mechanisms.
- Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
- Bachelor’s degree; at least 5 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
- Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.