Vice President of Business

Tennessee, United States
Salary Not specified
Feb 18, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Vice President of Business & Finance

Number of hours per week: 37.5
Days to be worked: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Months per year: Fiscal (12 months)
If modified, list months: N/A
Job Type Full-Time
Campus Main Campus
If other location, please indicate: N/A
Position Number 012720
Advertised Salary Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Pay Basis Monthly

Job Description
The Vice President for Business & Finance is responsible for finance and administration which includes the areas of Financial and Business services, Accounting and Payroll, Human Resources, Facilities Management, Procurement and Travel, and Equity and Inclusion. The Vice President for Business & Finance provides leadership in financial accountability, policy, systems and reporting; oversees the intuitional financial planning; and is responsible for the management and reporting of the financial activities of the Tennessee State University Foundation. This person is responsible for the development of a financial strategy, the ongoing development and monitoring of internal control systems designed to preserve and protect university assets, for reporting accurate financial information, monitoring adherence to the budget and developing long-term financial and operational strategies. The Vice President for Business & Finance provides the leadership, management and vision necessary to ensure the institution has the proper operational controls, administrative and reporting procedures, and people systems in place to safeguard operating and accountability efficiency. This position reports directly to the President and serves on the President's Cabinet working collaboratively with all members of the Cabinet. The Vice President also works with officials of the TSU Board of Trustees, Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC) and Tennessee Board of Regions (TBR) along with local, state and federal government agencies.

Minimum Qualifications/Experience
*A degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance or related field from an accredited institution. Master's degree in related field preferred or requisite experience
*Certified Public Accountant highly desirable
*Experience working at a senior management role
*Progressive administrative experience and knowledge in accounting and business processes in higher education preferred
*Experience working at an HBCU preferred but not required
*Demonstrated commitment to inclusiveness by working well with diverse populations
*Effective communication and human relations skills
*Appropriate organizational skills as required for specific position
*Leadership to meet Institutional goals and support University's mission for student success
*Ability to think creatively and strategically
*Knowledge/experience in meeting accrediting requirements
*Knowledge/experience in auditing procedure, and working with state and other auditors
*Ability to communicate ideas and information effectively in written and oral formats to administrative staff, professional colleagues, governing boards, and the general public in various settings

Special Instructions to Applicants
Employment is contingent upon successfully completing a criminal background check as mandated by Tennessee State University.

Official transcripts for positions which require a post-secondary undergraduate degree, advanced degree and/or certification must be presented upon hire.

An unofficial transcript may be attached in the "Transcript" section.

You will be required to provide names and contact information for three references.

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