Executive Director, Coll/Div Business Operations - (STA006863)

Directs the development, implementation and administration of business operations for a complex college or division. Engages in strategic planning and analysis, and serves as point of contact for fiscal and administrative matters.

  • Directs overall strategic planning as well as the creation and implementation of annual budget. Reviews budget and personnel reports submitted by subordinates, and conducts analyses and projections.
  • Provides financial accountability and ensures compliance with state, university and external funding agencies. Provides direct oversight of college's business staff in charge of financial and personnel matters.
  • Serves as resource to dean, chairs and directors on strategic financial and administrative matters, as well as policies and program development. Writes policy statements, facilitates management decisions, and engages in long-range planning and analysis.
  • Leads major projects, which may include capital construction, building renovation, and the creation of new departments and programs.
  • Directs procurement operations, including contracts, purchasing and travel.
  • Oversees the administration of the college's accounting records, including sponsored project accounts. Ensures compliance with applicable policies and procedures and supervises business audit reviews.
  • Oversees the administration of the human resource and payroll processes for the college, including position budget management, faculty affairs, and staff performance evaluation.
  • Interprets university policies and procedures and arranges for staff training as appropriate.
  • Serves as liaison with executives and administrative offices regarding fiscal and operational issues. Represents the college or division on committees and in other administrative contexts.
  • Performs other job-related duties as required.


Qualifications :

Bachelor's Degree and 7 years experience.

Requires a thorough understanding of both theoretical and practical aspects of an analytical, technical or professional discipline; or the basic knowledge of more than one professional discipline. Knowledge of the discipline is normally obtained through a formal, directly job-related 4 year degree from a college or university or an equivalent in-depth specialized training program that is directly related to the type of work being performed.

Requires a minimum of seven (7) years of directly job-related experience.

Certification/Licensing: None.

Additional Information:

The Executive Director’s responsibilities include providing budgetary and human resources oversight and guidance for all of the departments within Enrollment Services that include: Integrated Enrollment Services, Admissions, Office of the University Registrar, Scholarships and Financial Aid, Enrollment Services Communication, Marketing and Campus Solution Services and for the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs.

The Executive Director responsibilities includes overseeing the Scholarships and Financial Aid fund management with focus on maintenance of accounting records and the general ledger in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and University Policies for Financial Aid Services. This includes reviewing and approving the reconciliation of accounting records.

The Executive Director ensures compliance with UH Internal audit requirements, State of Texas policies and federal rules and regulations. The candidate will review internal audit reports, prepare departmental response and develop procedures to ensure compliance with any resulting audit recommendations.

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