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Senior Associate Vice President, Budget Services

College of Southern Nevada
Nevada, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Aug 16, 2023

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Executive, Other Executive
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Full Time

Senior Associate Vice President, Budget Services

Job Description

*This position will be Open until Filled

Reporting to the Vice President of Finance and Administration, the Senior Associate Vice President directs the College's Budget Services Office in the development of recommendations, implementation, monitoring and the overall management of state and non-state revenue and expenditure budgets. This position is the resident subject matter expert as it pertains to the College's budget details, structure and associated data, and provides recommendations to the Vice President of Finance and Administration and the CSN leadership team.

Under the direction of this position, Budget Services recommends and implements the annual and biennial budgets; prepares all standard budgets reports; tracks all budgeted positions; reviews and analyzes budget requests and adjustments; ensures budget compliance and responds to request for analysis and information from College and NSHE staff, other State agencies and constituents. In consultation and under the direction of the Vice President of Finance and Administration, this position is intimately involved in developing/implementing the strategies and tactics associated with budgetary goals and objectives for each fiscal year and then ensuring that the budgetary goals are monitored, tracked, and ultimately achieved.

In addition to providing accurate data and the analysis/support associated with the budgetary process this position also routinely represents the Vice President at a variety of meetings and/or hearings held with stakeholders within CSN, at other NSHE institutions and the NSHE System Office.

Additional knowledge, skills and abilities required to effectively perform this position:
  • Knowledge and understanding of and ability to implement NSHE/Board of Regents policies and procedures, particularly those relating to funding sources and appropriate spending authorities.
  • Expert knowledge of State of Nevada legislative process & budgeting activities.
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to appropriately set priorities and administer duties and workload.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute multiple projects.
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal with all employee levels and with a variety of constituents, including auditors and System Office staff.
  • Ability to respond quickly and effectively to uncertainty and constant changes.
  • Knowledge of the principles, methods, and techniques of budgeting; including experience with account analysis and account reconciliations.
  • Ability to forecast and plan long range to align with College's Strategic Plan.
  • Strong cognitive skills with the ability to make and follow through on decisions.
  • Ability to think outside of the box and be innovative with the allocation of resources.
  • Knowledge of financial accounting and reporting.
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse group of constituents and/or employees.
  • Knowledge of requirements for effective management reporting and data analytics.

Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business, Finance, or related field from a regionally accredited college/university.
  • 5 years complex analytical related professional experience.
  • 3 years higher education management/supervisory experience or closely related management/supervisory experience.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Master's degree in Accounting, Business, Finance, or related field from a regionally accredited college/university.
  • Experience with enterprise resource planning (ERP) software such as Workday, Banner, Oracle, etc.
  • Experience with budgeting software, such as Anaplan.

Work Schedule, Location Information

Office location: North Las Vegas Campus.

CSN offers a generous benefit package comprised of excellent health insurance including medical, dental, vison, pharmacy, basic life insurance, and supplemental options (long term care, short term disability, and legal). Paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays. Comprehensive retirement plans, employee assistance program, tuition discounts at the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) institutions. As well as tuition discounts for spouses, domestic partners, and dependents. Perks encompassing on campus employee discounts, professional and personal development opportunities; and statewide employee purchase programs. Join a dynamic team investing in our future, Students First.


Full-Time Equivalent

Required Attachment(s)

To be considered for this position, please upload the following documents to your application:
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Contact information for three professional references (Name, email, and phone number)
  • Unofficial Academic Transcripts (Applicants who have earned their degrees outside of the United States must have their educational transcripts evaluated by an approved evaluator if their college or university is not listed in the most recent edition of the Higher Education Directory, published by Higher Education Publications, Inc. If you have any questions regarding this, please reach out to the Human Resources, Talent Acquisition & Classification Team.

National Search

Out of Area/State Candidates may be offered travel reimbursement with original itemized receipts and in accordance with GSA rates at time of travel.

Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications. The search committee will use this information during the initial review of application materials.


CSN employees or employees within the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) MUST use the "Find Jobs" process within Workday to find and apply for jobs at CSN and other NSHE Institutions. Once you log into Workday, type "Find Jobs" in the search box which will navigate to the internal job posting site. Locate this specific job posting by typing the requisition number in the search box. If you complete an application outside of the internal application process and apply as an external candidate, your application will no longer be considered at the time of minimum qualification review. In order to prevent the disqualification of your application, you will need to reapply as an internal candidate before 11:59 pm the day prior to the position close date.

CSN is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. For more information, visit

Posting Close Date

Note to Applicant

Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications. The search committee will use this information during the initial review of application materials.

All document(s) must be received by 11:59 p.m. the day prior to the closing date posted on the job announcement.

This position may require that a criminal background check be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.

Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.

CSN is responsive to serving the educational needs of a diverse and ever-changing community. CSN employs only U.S. citizens and aliens authorized to work in the U.S. CSN does not sponsor aliens applying for faculty, professional staff, or management positions (H-1B Visas) in the absence of exceptional circumstances as defined by the USCIS.

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