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[C22-069] Assistant Director of Student Activities/Leadership Development for Fiscal Administration

Central Connecticut State University
New Britain, Connecticut
Salary is commensurate with education and experience.
Posted Date
Aug 29, 2022

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Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Financial Affairs, Student Affairs
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Assistant Director of Student Activities/Leadership Development for Fiscal Administration

Department of Student Activities & Leadership Development


Central Connecticut State University invites applications for a full-time, Assistant Director of Student Activities/Leadership Development for Fiscal Administration. The Assistant Director of Student Activities/Leadership Development for Fiscal Administration is primarily responsible for the accounting of all student activity fee revenue and expenses, including the preparation of reports, planning and the reconciliation pertaining thereto. This position works closely with students and student groups in the management of the Purchasing Card (P-Card), Student Activity Fee (SAF), travel paperwork, and purchase and reimbursement requests.

Supervision Exercised:

May supervise professional and support staff.

Position Responsibilities:

Advises clubs and organizations on the processes and coordinates requisitions, honorariums, and personal service agreements for SAF funds including supplies, equipment, rentals, service contracts and repairs.

Provides direct management of the P-Card including issuing and return of cars, reconciliation of accounts, assurance of appropriate authorization and securing of materials.

Manages SAF budgets by assisting and advising faculty, students, and administrative staff in the preparation of travel paperwork, stipends, meals, lodging reservations, and reimbursements.

Analyzes financial records and reports; prepares monthly and annual financial statements of income and expenditures for all SAF funds.

Serves as a fiscal advisor to the Student Government Association, SGA Finance Committee, and Allocation of SAF Funds.

Manages the student stipend and payroll process including all certification paperwork and assuring timely submission of all payroll records.

Recommends policies/procedures to the Director of Student Activities/Leadership Development for the management of the SAF account budgets.

Reconciles expenses with delivery of service and/or ordered supplies.

Provides assistance and training for faculty, staff and student leaders on SAF policies and procedures.

Serves as the department liaison with Inventory/Stores and is responsible for tracking and maintaining of inventory items purchased with Student Activity Fees.

Serves on the Division of Student Affairs, the Office of Student Affairs/Leadership Development (SA/LD), and/or university-wide committees as directed or supported by the Director of SA/LD.

Develops manuals, educational materials, training programs, and procedures for the Office of Student Activities/Leadership Development.

May be required to work some nights and weekends.

Performs other duties and responsibilities related to those above which do not alter the basic level of responsibility of the position.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and three years of experience working in accounting or budget administration with one or more of those years worked in a higher education environment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the use of personal computer equipment and various computer applications and software.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in oral and written form.
  • Must possess excellent organization and problem-solving skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience working with Banner and Microsoft Office suite, specifically Excel.
  • Experience working with student clubs/organizations and student activity fee management.

Credentials and/or experience substantially comparable to the above may also be considered.

The University: The largest of Connecticut’s regional comprehensive universities, Central currently enrolls over 10,000 students. A third of its undergraduates are students of color, the largest group being Hispanic. Ninety-six (96%) percent of the students are from Connecticut. For more information about Central Connecticut State University, please visit

The Community: Located nine miles southwest of Hartford, New Britain is a city of approximately 72,000. Part of the Greater Hartford area of 1.2 million residents, New Britain is centrally located in the state and is within easy reach of much of Connecticut and several metropolitan areas. Nicknamed “the Hardware City” for its rich industrial heritage, it is home to Stanley Black & Decker. Important cultural institutions include the New Britain Museum of American Art and Walnut Hill Park, designed by Fredrick Law Olmstead. New Britain’s population is characterized by a high degree of racial and ethnic diversity. Currently, the U.S. Census Bureau estimates 70% of the population as White, 13% as Black or African American, 3% as Asian, and 0.2% as American Indian or Alaska Native. Currently 4.6% of New Britain’s population identify themselves in more than one racial category and 43% of New Britain’s population identify themselves as Hispanic or Latino. Fifty percent (50%) speak a language other than English in the home and 19% were born internationally. Significant portions of its population come from Puerto Rico and Poland or consider themselves to be from the African-American, Italian, or Irish ethnic backgrounds. In addition to all that greater Hartford provides, New Britain is 40 minutes from Springfield, Massachusetts two hours from Boston, and two hours from New York City. It is also part of the Hartford-Springfield “Knowledge Corridor” and, therefore, within easy driving distance of a host of private and public institutions of higher education and many cultural opportunities.

Application and Appointment: Priority will be given to applications received by September 18, 2022. Positions will remain open until filled, but priority will be given to the applications received by the initial deadline date. 

To begin the application process please visit the CCSU HR Job Opportunities at Select job [C22-069] Assistant Director of Student Activities/Leadership Development for Fiscal Administration and click on the Apply button and submit the following documents:

  • Letter of interest addressing qualifications for the position
  • Current resume
  • Names of three professional references including their address, email address, and telephone numbers.

The Assistant Director of Student Activities/Leadership Development for Fiscal Administration is compensated at the Administrator 3 salary level in accordance with the State University Organization of Administrative Faculty (SUOAF) Collective Bargaining Union Agreement. For more information, please visit

The State of Connecticut and Central Connecticut State University is proud to offer its employees competitive wages and a wide range of fringe benefits including voluntary and supplemental benefits.

Fringe benefits include personal, vacation and sick leave, paid holidays, medical, dental, and prescription plans, group life insurance, a choice of retirement plans, retirement health care, tuition waiver for employee and eligible dependents at any of the Connecticut State Universities (Central, Eastern, Southern or Western) as well as an array of voluntary and supplemental benefits such as Deferred Retirement Compensation plans, Dependent Care Assistance and Medical Flexible spending accounts, long term and short term disability plans.

For more detailed information, please visit CCSU Human Resources

Incomplete or late applications will not be considered. Emailed and mailed applications will not be accepted. Please redact any personally identifiable information (i.e., Social Security number, date of birth, marital status, country of origin) from any documents submitted. Please ensure your Social Security Number is not listed on any documents submitted.

For more information, contact Scott Kazar, Search Committee Chair, at (860) 832-3733 or

As an affirmative action employer, Central Connecticut State University actively seeks and encourages applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and individuals with protected veteran status. The University provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.

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