Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Nov 25, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 228838-LI
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Accounting, Finance, Purchasing, Dean, Director, Executive

Position Summary:

This position will perform professional budget management, planning, and forecasting activities for the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS). The position is responsible for working with the Associate Dean for Business Services on the development of the annual college operating budget, college budget forecasting, and program cost analyses.

This position will be responsible for evaluating, advising, communicating, and training as it relates to new budget and policy initiatives for campus financial tools and systems. This position will oversee and be responsible for working with CALS units on their annual budget, rate structures for revenue-generating programs (including Educational Innovation programs and Fee-for-Service operations), budget transfers, reviewing/auditing CALS departmental financial transactions and expenditures, establishing/maintaining records, and accounts within various accounting systems. In collaboration with College leadership, this position will have a key role in relevant faculty and staff salary initiative processes.

The UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences is committed to maintaining and growing a culture that embraces diversity, inclusion, and equity, believing that these values are foundational elements of our excellence and fundamental components of a positive and enriching learning and working environment for all students, faculty, and staff.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's degree required in Accounting, Business Administration, or related field

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

-At least 5 years of progressively responsible professional financial management experience in higher education setting, preferably within the UW-System.
-Strong skills in leadership, organization, prioritization, and general professionalism.
-Demonstrated ability to communicate and interact effectively with faculty and staff to develop and interpret policy and to communicate and interact with internal and external regulatory groups.
-Experience participating in, and leading committee activities and business meetings.
-An outgoing and energetic service-oriented approach to management is desirable.
-Experience with budget development, forecasting systems, and spreadsheets is required.

Additional Information:

A criminal background check will be required



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $88,591 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

To begin the application process please click on the `' button. You will be asked to upload a current resume/CV and a cover letter briefly describing your qualifications relevant to the position.


Justin Cave
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The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website:

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) Project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Fall 2020. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: .

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department .

Applications Open: Nov 25 2020 Central Standard Time
Applications Close: Dec 9 2020 11:55 PM Central Standard Time

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