Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance

North Carolina, United States
Salary Not specified
Oct 01, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance

North Carolina Central University

Closing Date: 10/22/2020 at 11:55 PM

Primary Purpose of Position:
As a direct report to the Chancellor and a member of the Chancellor's Executive Leadership team, the VC of Administration and Finance is responsible to the Chancellors for all long-range financial matters and to establish company-wide financial and administrative objectives, policies, programs, and practices, which insure the university of a continuously sound financial structure.

Minimum Education/Experience:
• Master’s degree in business, finance, economics or an advanced degree in fields related to the vice chancellor’s responsibilities.
• Minimum of ten years of progressively responsible administrative experience in an organization of relevant size and complexity; evidence of vision, collaboration, as well as a service and entrepreneurial orientation in developing progressive financial and business policies and practices;

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Experience and expertise in strategic, comprehensive, multi-year budget development and implementation, in-depth knowledge of a wide variety of financing techniques, financial and ratio analysis, familiarity with business and finance operations preferably in an academic institution;
• Ability to crystallize complex financial information into lay terms and to effectively articulate the university’s financial vision, strengths, goals, and requirements to a wide range of audiences, both internal and external;
• Experience with strategic planning, campus master planning, and the ability to apply critical, conceptual and strategic thinking to important financial, academic and administrative issues across the university;
• Understanding of the collaborative role that an accounting office can play in helping budget managers make wise strategic and tactical decisions with resources;
• Executive-level problem-solving and organizational skills and the ability to function in a complex, high demand environment, managing multiple priorities simultaneously;
• Ability to lead effectively within and across units, using collaboration, strong listening skills, and persuasion to guide decision-making and influence critical operations; a proven team player, with the ability both to advocate and to partner with others; as well as skill as a negotiator and experience reviewing and realigning systems, policies and personnel; Knowledge and understanding of a shared governance system;
• Commitment to embracing and enhancing diversity, affirmative action, and equal opportunity;
• Understanding of and commitment to the mission and goals of a liberal arts education and a willingness to play an active role in the life of the university.
• Ability to travel and work evening and weekend hours as necessary.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

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North Carolina Central University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.


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