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Assistant Dean for Finance and Administration

Virginia Tech
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Mar 10, 2023

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Job Description

Reporting to the Dean of Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, the Assistant Dean of Finance and Administration provides leadership for the financial operations, financial department personnel, and continuing growth of the school. Develops an annual budget and spending plan forecasting the college's needs. Assist the Dean in management analysis and planning for a variety of ongoing projects. Implements information management programs to ensure accountability and encourage continuous improvement. Recommends and reviews operational efficiencies and improvements in all functional areas of senior management; provides consultation to constituent departments regarding assessment activities. Assists the Dean and department heads with the preparation of RFPs, grant applications, and budgets for sponsored projects as needed. Manages the financial enterprise systems changes needed to enact organizational changes. Risk Management oversight: In consultation with other appropriate professionals in the constituent units, works to review, update and improve risk management measures. Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

A master's degree, preferably in a related field such as public administration, accounting, business administration, or education.
Significant, successful experience in a financial management-related position in a higher education setting.
Advanced spreadsheet skills, including manipulation of large data sets; ability to analyze, summarize and present financial and narrative information clearly to the Dean and other stakeholders.
Evidence of strong interpersonal skills and effective writing and communication skills.
Knowledge of federal guidelines and circulars related to grants, contracts, and service centers. Experience managing a professional financial staff.

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of Virginia Tech's financial and academic policies and procedures and their related enterprise systems. The successful candidate must be detail-oriented but with an ability to understand the university and state environment and contribute broadly to a variety of goals and projects

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Appointment Type


Salary Information

Commensurate with experience (Base 165K)

Review Date


Additional Information

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

The department values diversity and continually strives to maintain and promote an inclusive learning, working, and research environment that embraces all students and employees. We are particularly interested in applications from persons identifying with groups currently underrepresented in the Virginia Tech and medical community.

Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine:

In partnership with Virginia Tech, Carilion Clinic, and the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC, the VTC School of Medicine is a cornerstone of one of the nation’s premier health and biomedical research ecosystems. Located in Roanoke, Virginia, the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, and 40 miles from the Virginia Tech main campus in Blacksburg, VTCSOM provides abundant opportunities to deliver innovative, discovery-based medical education in a community-based and picturesque setting.

Its innovative curriculum includes robust, longitudinal mentored research training and a major curricular emphasis on health systems science and interprofessional practice. The school has been recognized with Health Profession HEED (Higher Education Excellence in Diversity) Awards since 2018 for its outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion. Students are also attracted to VTCSOM due to its 99% match success, including competitive specialties and programs. With a 2.3% acceptance rate, VTCSOM receives over 6,400 applications for 49 positions and is poised for continued growth.

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 Lisa Howard at during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

Advertised: March 10, 2023
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