Director of Finance, School of Public Health & Health Sciences
About UMass Amherst
UMass Amherst, the Commonwealth's flagship campus, is a nationally ranked public research university offering a full range of undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees. The University sits on nearly 1,450-acres in the scenic Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts, and offers a rich cultural environment in a bucolic setting close to major urban centers. In addition, the University is part of the Five Colleges (including Amherst College, Hampshire College, Mount Holyoke College, and Smith College), which adds to the intellectual energy of the region.
The Director of Finance for the School of Public Health and Health Sciences (SPHHS) supports the daily financial management and related data analysis activities for the School and assists with administrative and operational tasks including facilities & building management, procurement, research administration, etc. This position reports directly to the Associate Dean for Administration and Finance (A&F) of SPHHS and participates in resource management and strategic planning. The Director is responsible for the financial management of the school's $42 million budget, including the annual operating budget, fiscal policies and procedures, efficiency and effectiveness of systems, long term forecasting, and fiscal compliance and control. The position also gathers, analyzes and interprets financial data necessary for the assessment and continuous process improvement for operational areas within the School. The Director formulates school-wide procedures relating to budget, procurement, and facilities and ensures compliance with University guidelines. The Director of Finance provides advice, guidance and solutions on policies and situational problems and acts as an advisor on matters related to long-range financial planning for the School.
Please see the UMass website for full job details and to apply: https://careers.umass.edu/amherst/en-us/job/507979/director-of-finance-sphhs
Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensure)
Preferred Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensure)
PSU Level 27
Special Instructions to Applicants
To apply, please provide cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references. Applicants should apply by the priority deadline of May 20, 2021 in order to ensure consideration. Search will remain open until position is filled.
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