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Associate Vice President, Financial Planning and Analysis

University of Maine System
Orono, Maine
Not specified
Posted Date
Apr 25, 2023

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Associate Vice President,

Financial Planning and Analysis

Full-time, Regular, Exempt Position


The University of Maine System is accepting applications for an Associate Vice President, Financial Planning and Analysis to work at the University of Maine (UMaine), one of New England’s premier universities. We help students create success stories with world-class faculty members, internationally recognized research, first-rate facilities, and a friendly, safe atmosphere located near some of the best year-round recreation sited in the nation.


UMaine is Maine’s R1 top-tier research university. The University of Maine advances learning and discovery through excellence and innovation in its academic and research programs, while addressing the complex challenges and opportunities of the 21st century through research-based knowledge. UMaine is the state’s only public research university. Faculty, staff, and students conduct research in every county in Maine, across the nation, and on all continents and in oceans worldwide.


Reporting to the Vice President for Finance and Administration and Chief Business Officer, the Associate Vice President of Finance (AVP) leads the financial planning and analysis team and is responsible for the design, direction and reporting of financial forecasting, annual budgeting, and multi-year operational planning models to meet the evolving needs of the University. The AVP engages in safeguarding university assets and allocating resources. The AVP works with colleagues across campus to develop or refine tools for scenario analysis, revenue streams, personnel models, and operating and capital expenses. This position leads a team of 4 FTEs, with functional experts in academic, administrative, capital, and compensation planning being direct reports. The incumbent will play an essential role in the division’s commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging, lead cross-functional working groups, and serve on various campus committees. In their absence, the incumbent will serve as backup for the VP/CBO.


Based on the qualifications and experience of the successful applicant, the annual salary range is commensurate with experience plus a 10% employer contribution to the UMS retirement plan. Additional benefits include medical, dental, vision, and tuition waiver programs for employees and dependents. The UMS is a recipient of the Wellness Councils of America’s Well Workplace Award and offers a wellness program.


Review of applications begins immediately. For full consideration, materials must be submitted by May 26, 2023.


Established in 1968, the University of Maine System (UMS) unites six distinctive public universities, comprising 10 campuses and numerous centers, in the common purpose of providing quality higher education while delivering on its traditional tripartite mission of teaching, research, and public service. A comprehensive public institution of higher education, UMS serves more than 30,000 students annually and is supported by the efforts of more than 2,000 faculty, more than 3,000 staff, and a complement of adjunct faculty. Reaching more than 500,000 people annually through educational and cultural offerings, the University of Maine System also benefits from more than two-thirds of its alumni population residing within the state; more than 123,000 individuals. The System consists of six universities: The University of Maine (UMaine), including its regional campus the University of Maine at Machias (UMM); the University of Maine at Augusta (UMA); the University of Maine at Farmington (UMF); the University of Maine at Fort Kent (UMFK), the University of Maine at Presque Isle (UMPI); and the University of Southern Maine (USM). The System also includes the University of Maine School of Law and the University of Maine Graduate and Professional Center.


University of Maine:

The University of Maine, founded in Orono in 1865, is the state's land grant and sea grant university. As the state’s only public research university, UMaine has a statewide mission of teaching, research and economic development, and community service. UMaine is among the most comprehensive higher education institutions in the Northeast, with nearly 100 majors and academic programs. It attracts students from Maine and 49 other states, and more than 60 countries. It currently enrolls more than 11,400 undergraduate and graduate students who can directly participate in research, working with world-class scholars. UMaine offers more than 100 degree programs through which students can earn graduate certificates, master's, doctoral or professional science master's degrees. The university promotes environmental stewardship, with substantial efforts campus wide aimed at conserving energy, recycling and adhering to green building standards in new construction.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field. Minimum of 10 years’ experience in Finance, with at least 3 years in higher education financial roles.



CPA/MBA or other advanced financial qualification preferred.


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The successful applicant is subject to appropriate background screening.


The University of Maine System is an EEO/AA employer and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The following office has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Office of Equal Opportunity, University of Maine, Room 101 Boudreau Hall, Orono, ME 04469, 207-581-1226. TTY 711 (Maine Relay System).

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