University of Delaware
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Financial Services and Procurement, Full
Salary Grade: 35E
Context of the Job:
The University of Delaware is a major land-grant, sea-grant, and
space-grant research institution, with significant public funding.
The University has a $1 billion budget and consists of ten colleges
and various central units reporting to the President, Provost, and
Executive Vice President.
Reporting to the Senior Budget Director, the Director, Budget will
have view into the total University financials with a focused view
on the Executive Vice President-Chief Operating Officers (EVP-COO)
organization. The EVP-COO organization includes Auxiliary Services,
Campus and Public Safety, Facilities and Real Estate, Finance,
Human Resources, Information Technologies, Internal Audit,
Investment Office, Office of EVP-COO and University of Delaware
Police Department. The Director, Budget will partner with the
Senior Budget Director & Associate Vice President-Chief Budget
Officer (AVP-CBO) to implement and refine budget parameters that
allows for shared accountability and aligns sound financial
planning with the University's mission and strategic goals.
Specifically responsible for working with the EVP-COO areas in the
strategic development, coordination, and monitoring of an all-funds
budget, focusing on all sources of funds. This includes the
collection, review, and consolidation of budget submissions for
EVP-COO units. S/he is responsible for communicating budget
guidance to the EVP-COO and coordinating the development of each
unit's budget including variance analysis.
- Coordinate the creation of the EVP-COO's all funds' budgets for
administrative areas including Auxiliary units.
- Represent the Budget Office on ad-hoc committees that require
intricate financial and budgetary analysis and insight.
- Responsible for recommending and reallocating the appropriate
level of base allocations within the EVP-COO's units.
- Responsible for creation, distribution, and communication of
all fund's budgets for EVP-COO units.
- Participates in collaboration to realign operations within the
EVP-COO organization to the appropriate unit, coordinating and
executing the transactional funding and budgetary moves associated
with such activities.
- Coordinates all aspects of fiscal operations within the EVP-COO
organization, including reserves tracking, reporting, revenue
streams, personnel, and all other operating expenses.
- In collaboration with the EVP-COO recommends, develops, and
implements consistent guidelines and processes for internal billing
for administrative services.
- Initiates and develops ad-hoc analysis to inform senior
leadership strategic decision making. Examples including but not
limited to analyzing the financial impact of union renegotiations
and/or determining the financial impact for implementing various
internal or external service fees.
- Develops, compiles, and consolidates reports for EVP-COO units
to inform spending against budget at any point during the fiscal
- Monitors the EVP-COO's areas current fiscal year budget
expenditures and recommends courses of action on various budgetary
requests. Alerts EVP-COO and Sr. Budget Director of potential units
over expenditures of funds.
- Coordinates developing all budgetary communication with unit
heads and their financial support personnel.
- Develops, communicates, and implements consistent standard
operating procedures that unit analysts reporting through the
EVP-COO office will be required to follow.
- Responsible for gathering, analyzing, and reporting mid-year
and year-end results compared to budget for all units reporting
into the EVP-COO office which will inform senior leadership and BOT
- Develops other financial reports as needed, working closely
with the EVP-COO.
- Supervises at least one budget analyst within the budget office
and indirectly manages budget analysts or financial analysts that
support administrative units that report through the EVP-COO
- Performs job-related duties as assigned.
Notice of Non-Discrimination, Equal Opportunity and Affirmative
- Bachelor's degree with concentration in accounting or finance
preferred, and a minimum of eight years related experience,
preferably in higher education.
- A demonstrated record of accomplishment as a manager or leader
- Evidence of advanced strategic, analytical, and
critical-thinking skills to resolve intricate problems is
- Ability to execute and integrate complex financial analyses and
prepare comprehensive budget summaries and projections.
- Skills in examining and re-engineering operations and
procedures to implement new strategies.
- Effective interpersonal and communication skills. A strong
collaborator with the utmost integrity and strong attention to
detail and accuracy.
- Ability to deal with people in an effective and tactful
- Demonstrated experience preparing complex budgets and
- Ability to exercise good judgment and discretion, especially
with regards to sensitive or confidential personnel or
- Knowledge of computerized information systems used in financial
and/or accounting applications.
- Demonstrates an understanding and consideration of the
differing needs and concerns of individuals with varying
identities, cultures, and backgrounds.
- Committed to fostering a workplace culture of belonging, where
diversity is celebrated, and equity is a core value.
The University of Delaware does not discriminate against any person
on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity
or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital
status, disability, religion, age, veteran status or any other
characteristic protected by applicable law in its employment,
educational programs and activities, admissions policies, and
scholarship and loan programs as required by Title IX of the
Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act
of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII
of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and
University policies. The University of Delaware also prohibits
unlawful harassment including sexual harassment and sexual