Associate Vice Chancellor for Financial Services

Employer
University of Nebraska Lincoln
Location
Nebraska, United States
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Mar 30, 2021
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks an experienced, strategic, and collaborative leader to serve as its next Associate Vice Chancellor for Financial Services in the Office of Business and Finance. Reporting to the Vice Chancellor for Business and Finance, the position will be a member of the Vice Chancellor’s senior leadership team and will provide strategic leadership and oversight to Financial Services areas including Accounting, Student Accounts, Financial Systems, and Bursar offices.

The Associate Vice Chancellor for Financial Services is responsible for providing leadership through operational fiscal management, completing of accounting and financial reports; the initiation and processing of accounting transactions; development of financial analyses and data analytics; and guidance, counsel, and oversight to campus stakeholders on resource use and optimization. The position also establishes effective, collaborative partnerships with senior leaders of the University and other constituents to support the development of short-term and long-term financial plans at all levels of the organization. The position serves on several University committees and represents the Vice Chancellor in various capacities.

University
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln (UNL), chartered in 1869, is an educational institution of international stature. As a major research university ranked in the top among public universities nationally, UNL offers rich and diverse career and educational opportunities. UNL is a vibrant community of approximately 26,000 students and over 6,500 faculty and staff, is a member of the Big Ten Conference and Big Ten Academic Alliance, and in 2018 was named by Forbes as one of America’s Best Large Employers. In 2019 the university celebrated its 150th Anniversary and Chancellor Ronnie Green announced the university’s 25-year vision (“N150 Vision”). The first five-year (N2025) strategic plan was launched this year to elevate the University of Nebraska-Lincoln to even greater national stature. (See https://www.unl.edu/about/.)

City of Lincoln
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is located in a vibrant and safe city of nearly 300,000 people that has many of the cultural and entertainment benefits of a much larger city, with the feel of a friendly Midwestern community. Lincoln also has a flourishing business community and is the home of Nebraska’s state government. Lincoln boasts a highly educated workforce that is very attractive to business expansion and new business development. With more parkland per capita than Austin, Portland and all but a handful of U.S. cities, an extensive (and growing) bike trail network, many and diverse employment opportunities and a low cost of living, Lincoln is one of the fastest growing metro areas in the Midwest. Lincoln has been named the #3 U.S. City for Quality of Life (2017), #9 Best Places to Live (2019), #1 in America’s Healthiest Small Cities (2014), among many other recognitions. (See https://www.unl.edu/lincoln/about-lincoln.)

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business, finance, or related area is required. A minimum of ten (10) years of progressive administrative experience in higher education; or any equivalent combination of education and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved. Direct experience with staff supervision.

Preferred Qualifications: Certified Public Accountant. Master’s Degree in related field.

Review of applications will begin April 30, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. To view details of the position and make application, go to http://employment.unl.edu, requisition F_210016. Click “Apply to this Job” and complete the information form. Applicants will be required to attach a letter of interest, a resume or CV, and contact information for three professional references.

As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.