Senior Associate Dean of Finance and Administration

Position Information

University Code 18513 University Title Assistant Vice President, Finance 3 University Job Family Financial Services ORP Eligible Yes For more information on ORP, visit: Retirement Plans
Recruitment Pool All Applicants Recruitment Type Multi Title Scope of Search National Working Title Senior Associate Dean of Finance and Administration Position Number FA4510 Is this employee on a H1B Visa? No Position Type Staff Job Status Full-Time FLSA Indicator Exempt Employee Group Executive & Senior Level Leadership Department School of Medicine Organizational Overview

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Position Primary Purpose and General Responsibilities

Reporting directly to the dean of the School of Medicine ( SOM ) at Virginia Commonwealth University ( VCU ), this senior executive-level position serves as the principal agent with senior University officers for the SOM Dean. This position has responsibility for the SOM’s university budgeting, financial management and oversight. Additionally, the scope of this position includes SOM personnel management, technology services and facilities/space planning for the Dean’s Office to support the missions of education, research and philanthropic activities. This position serves on the Dean’s Senior Leadership team and builds relationships with colleagues in the SOM and across the University and in liaison with the health system to carry out the responsibilities of the role. This individual also provides institutional leadership in the administration of VCU’s educational and research missions, and VCU’s policy, administration and financial activities.

Minimum Hiring Standards

Master’s degree in business administration or accounting/finance and at minimum seven to ten years of progressive experience in financial management and administration in a university, academic medical center, medical school or comparable setting required.
Demonstrated ability to manage and motivate and lead the development of mutually beneficial relationships within the medical school, the university and the health system.
A solid grasp of the challenging issues facing schools of medicine and academic medical centers today as well as the dynamics of a major research enterprise, including trends in multidisciplinary, team-based science.
In-depth understanding of the medical school educational enterprise and a collaborative approach to administration, undergraduate medical education and graduate education.
Strong business acumen, with both a demonstrated understanding of and experience handling the complex financial pressures facing medical schools. Experience in financial systems, financial modeling and sophisticated analysis required.
Demonstrated understanding of the role and use of technology in a medical school, including large databases, services support models and complex administrative systems.
Executive presence and an engaging personal leadership style that encourages consensus building and cooperation.
The ability to work effectively with diverse groups, resolve conflict, build strong collaborations and manage ambiguity. An understanding of and sensitivity to the cultural differences that exist within an eclectic university.
Must have demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff and student environment.

Preferred Hiring Standards Required Licenses/ Certifications Anticipated Hiring Range Commensurate with experience Application Process/Additional Information Campus MCV Campus Hours/Week 40 Normal Work Days/Hours M-F Job Open Date 02/03/2021 Posting will close on or before Open Until Filled Yes Job Category Is this a restricted position? No Is this position eligible to participate in alternative work arrangements? No Sensitive Position No Resource Critical Yes Quick Link Posting Specific Questions

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  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  3. Diversity Statement (Required for all Faculty)
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