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Associate Director Finance & Administration

Employer
Virginia Tech
Location
Virginia, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Aug 5, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Accounting & Finance, Business Administration, Management, Other Business & Management, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Financial Affairs
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Description

The Center for International Research, Education, and Development (CIRED) is a university-wide center within Virginia Tech’s Division of Outreach and International Affairs (OIA). It supports the university’s international mission by identifying and pursuing partnerships and funding opportunities for Virginia Tech faculty members in order to advance the university’s discovery, teaching and outreach missions through work in developing countries. CIRED matches university expertise and experience to sponsors’ objectives in order to win funding for projects that improve people’s lives. In doing so, CIRED enriches the international dimension of the university’s curriculum and research. This engagement strengthens faculty and student capabilities for high-quality, multidisciplinary international engagement.

A successful candidate should exhibit a strong interest for international project work.

The Associate Director for Finance and Administration reports directly to the CIRED Executive Director. The position oversees CIRED’s financial and human resources (HR) operations, which includes the supervision of accounting activities, personnel actions, proposal development, and project management to ensure operational effectiveness and compliance.

Required Qualifications

- Master's degree in Business Management, Accounting, or related financial field or bachelor’s degree with significant experience.
- Proven track record and progressive responsibility for financial management.
- Experience developing complex budgets for multi-partner projects.
- Experience with nonprofit institution accounting.
- Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and delegate work to team members.
- Significant experience with human resources management and oversight.
- High level of competence with spreadsheets, databases, accounting systems, data management and modern information technology.
- Excellent communications and interpersonal skills.
- Sensitivity to the cultural norms of a variety of cultures and countries.

Preferred Qualifications

- Familiarity with management of donor-funded international grants and contracts.
- Working knowledge of U.S. government and university business policies and procedures.
- Experience interpreting and applying USAID guidelines and other federal regulations applicable to grants and contracts.
- Knowledge of LLC governance and compliance.
- Accounting or auditing certification.
- Proficiency in one or more foreign languages is a plus.

Appointment Type

Regular

Salary Information

up to $97,500 (maximum salary)

Review Date

beginning September 20, 2022

Additional Information

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges , a school of medicine , a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School , and Honors College . The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers . A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or military status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Nancy Gruber, Director of Finance and Administration for Engagement at looneyn@vt.edu during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

Advertised: August 5, 2022
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