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University of Houston
Texas, United States
Salary Not specified
Start date
Jul 2, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Accounting & Finance, Other Business & Management
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Responsible for directing the cash, debt, and endowment operations activities for the UH System. Responsible, through direct reports, for implementing procedures to manage the risk for the UH System and ensure proper billing and collection of student tuition and fees.


Job Duties

  1. Manages the UH System’s operating cash and debt related investment portfolios.
  2. Monitors adherence to the operating cash investment policy and objectives; administering operating cash investment decisions of board; providing performance monitoring and reporting of operating cash investments managers.

3.Serves as key contact person with external advisors, bond counsel, and operating cash investment managers.

  • Recommends strategies for execution and management of debt structure which includes debt management functions of leading debt issuance’ overseeing and monitoring debt portfolio; leading team to achieve rating with Moody’s and S&P; managing relationship with financial advisors, bond counsel, and bond insurers; maintaining and monitoring compliance with debt covenants, requiring reporting; coordinating reporting of project funds; overseeing all bond reporting and compliance with federal and state laws and UH System policies.
  • Responsible for UH System’s adherence to Payment Card Data Security industry standards and UH System policies.
  • Responsible for ensuring proper endowment operations in accordance with UH System policies and procedures.
  • Represents UH System at Bond Review Board and other similar state venues related to debt and cash management.
  • Provides leadership and oversight to the management of Student Business Services and Risk Management.
  • Manages short-term cash flows, optimizing return in consideration of cash needs linked to organization’s capital planning and management processes.
  • Manages operating and debt related investment funds and bank fees including negotiation with manager and banks.
  • Performs other job-related duties as required.

    Job Requirements


    Requires a thorough understanding of both theoretical and practical aspects of an analytical, technical or professional discipline; or the basic knowledge of more than one professional discipline. Knowledge of the discipline is normally obtained through a formal, directly job-related 4 year degree from a college or university or an equivalent in-depth specialized training program that is directly related to the type of work being performed.



    Requires a minimum of seven (7) years of directly job-related experience.



    Requires professional licensing, certification or registration directly related to the job, as specified on the job posting details.


    Work Complexity

    Requires an extensive knowledge of principles and practices within several professional fields. Work is broad in scope, covering one or more functional areas. Policy, procedure or precedent may actually be created and recommended by this position.


    Change in Knowledge

    The knowledge and/or technology used in the job changes periodically; occasional study and training is required.


    Problem Solving

    Requires extensive research that involves obtaining information through the coordination of numerous different areas of expertise, typically involving resources from outside the University. Problems and/or situations analyzed are extremely complex and often unprecedented.


    Impact of Decisions

       Inside Department             Major.

       Outside Department         Major.

       Outside University              Major.



    Activities and decisions are varied in nature, requiring the solving of both common and unusual problems. The job’s manager is consulted for clarification of policies only where needed.



    Typically directs two or more levels of supervision and/or has management responsibility for multiple departments. Has a very significant level of input regarding hiring/termination decisions, performance management, salary increases and disciplinary actions and/or budget management.


    Customer Service

       Internal Service Evaluates/recommends modifications to services or processes

       External Service                   Evaluates/recommends modifications to services or processes


    Environmental Conditions

       Working conditions            Work is normally performed in a typical interior work environment which does not subject the employee to any unpleasant elements.

       Physical Effort    Position is physically comfortable; individual has discretion about walking, standing, etc.

       Physical Risk       Work environment involves minimal exposure to physical risks.


    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.


    For additional information, and to apply, please visit our website.


    The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

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