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Vice President of Administration and Finance

Salisbury University
Maryland, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Apr 24, 2023

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Executive, Other Executive
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Vice President of Administration and Finance

Salisbury University (SU) invites inquiries, nominations and applications for its next Vice President of Administration and Finance (VPAF).
Impacting every SU student and employee on a daily basis, the Administration and Finance Division covers areas including Architectural and Engineering Services, Capital Projects, the Budget Office, Campus Sustainability, Environmental Safety, Financial Services, Human Resources, Information Technology, Physical Plant, Procurement, and University Police. Reporting directly to President Carolyn Ringer Lepre and as member of the President's Cabinet, the Vice President of Administration and Finance plays a major role in making the decisions that guide the University and provide the best opportunities for its students and other stakeholders. The successful candidate will provide vision, executive leadership and management/oversight of assigned areas while advancing SU's commitment to diversity and inclusion.

The VPAF also leads the development and implementation of campus-wide strategies and plans for financial management and physical development while representing the interests of SU in the local community, in the University System of Maryland and throughout the state. The person in this position oversees a staff of approximately 400 regular (state budgeted permanent positions) and contingent (contractually hired temporary positions) employees, serving as a liaison to the Staff Senate, with an estimated annual departmental budget of $43.5 million.

One of 12 institutions in the University System of Maryland, SU is highly regarded throughout Maryland and beyond, boasting a warm and friendly community where individuals are seen, heard, supported and challenged. Offering 47 undergraduate and 17 graduate programs, SU is extraordinarily well served by highly effective administrators, and dedicated faculty and staff, who foster rich opportunities for more than 7,100 students and celebrate the successes of 60,000+ alumni. For nearly a century, SU has been committed to meeting the emerging needs of students and families, the surrounding community, the state, and the nation, earning acclaim for more than 25 years from national publications including U.S. News & World Report, Forbes, Money, Kiplinger's Personal Finance, Washington Monthly, and The Princeton Review (which twice has named SU's Patricia R. Guerrieri Academic Commons among the nation's best college libraries).

All applications, nominations, and inquiries are invited. Applications should include, as separate documents, a CV or resume and a letter of interest addressing the themes in the leadership profile. WittKieffer is assisting Salisbury University in this search. For fullest consideration, candidate materials should be received by June 19, 2023.

Application materials should be submitted using WittKieffer's candidate portal. Nominations and inquiries can be directed to: Jen Meyers Pickard, Ph.D., Charlene Aguilar, and Corin Edwards at

Salisbury University is an equal educational and employment opportunity institution.


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