Director of Academic Finance


Position Information

University Code 18411 University Title Director 1, Finance 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 Regional Working Title Director of Academic Finance Position Number 583300 Is this employee on a H1B Visa? No Position Type Staff Job Status Full-Time FLSA Indicator Exempt Employee Group University Employee Department School of Medicine Organizational Overview

At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity, service and discovery — the hallmarks of the VCU experience. A premier, urban, public research university nationally recognized as one of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place to work. It’s a place of opportunity, where your success is supported and your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leave package, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and an opportunity to do mission-driven work.

Position Primary Purpose and General Responsibilities

This position serves as the School of Medicine ( SOM ) budget director and top finance manager of academic budgets for the 19 clinical departments, 9 basic science administration, 10 affiliated centers & institutes and 20+ Dean’s Office units. This position serves as the key contact and resident expert on the University Budget Model. The position has direct responsibility in six areas: 1) budget development for the SOM departments and units; 2) management of day-to-day fiscal operations of Dean’s Office units; 3) oversight of financial management of basic health science and clinical departments, 4) management of the Dean’s Office commitments and related fund sources, including funds maintained in the MCV Foundation, 5) reporting to VCU central budget office, and 6) developing reports on behalf of the Dean and Senior Associate Dean for Finance and Administration for external constituencies, including the AAMC, LCME, and other national organizations related to the financial performance of the School of Medicine.

Minimum Hiring Standards

The successful candidate should have a master’s level degree in a related field with five years of work experience or a bachelor’s degree with comparable work experience in a related field such as accounting. Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment, or commitment to do so as a staff member at VCU .

Preferred Hiring Standards

Experience working for a public college or university and/or an academic medical center is preferred. Successful candidate must demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills. Candidates should be able to demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced environment. CPA preferred.

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 Accounting/ Management/ Professional Is this a restricted position? No Is this position eligible to participate in alternative work arrangements? Yes Sensitive Position No Resource Critical Yes Quick Link https://www.vcujobs.com/postings/103287 Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Master's degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you possess a CPA?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * How many years of experience do you have in financial analysis and budgeting?
    • 0-3 years
    • 3-5 years
    • 5-9 years
    • 10+ years
  4. * Do you have direct work experience in higher education?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have direct work experience in an academic medical campus?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Do you have direct work experience in Banner?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Do you have direct work experience in the University Budget Model?
    • Yes
    • No
Optional & Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Resume
Optional Documents

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