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Director, Finance, Technology

California State University, San Bernardino
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Sep 7, 2023

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Director, Finance, Technology & Operations (Administrator II), FTO
California State University, San Bernardino

Job No: 531303
Work type: Management (MPP)
Categories: MPP, Administrative, At-Will, Full Time, On-site (work in-person at business location) Job Summary:

The Director, Finance, Technology, and Operations (FTO) will direct the strategic planning, financial analysis, reporting, budgeting, and other financial and administrative functions for operating and special funds. The Director develops and implements policies in support of financial operations and assigned division units. This work includes revenue and expenditure projections, ongoing analysis of cost centers, financial planning, procurement, and ongoing review of staffing across the divisions. This position will provide advice to the CFO and VP, executive heads, directors, managers and others on best practices of fiscal policies and procedures regarding budgeting, and procurement.

Responsibilities include, but is not limited to:
  • The Director, Finance, Technology and Operations (FTO) provides strategic analysis and leadership for the FTO division and the President's Office resource management, providing guidance for resource planning across fiscal and staffing matters. This position strategically plans and develops procedures and policies for Future Budget Allocations, Revenues, Reconciliations, and other funding sources exceeding forty-five million that includes seven units, and multiple departments.
  • This position is responsible for the overall administration of the to the FTO team. Provides advice, guidance, training, and professional development to staff under supervision to achieve organizational objectives.
  • Participate in the development of long-term plans and budget requests, including new initiatives for FTO division and President's Office. Serve as the subject matter expert and advisor to the Chief Financial Officer and Vice President, FTO, Senior Leadership and other key stakeholders regarding budget, and procurement recommendations and policies.
  • Ensures that budget and performance objectives are established and attained by the FTO division and President's Office and develops approach to solutions related to procurement, human resources, financial and budgeting matters. Responsible for managing the overall status of unit budgets' status to ensure budgets are within the limits; and all expenditures comply with state, university, and grantor policies.
  • Direct Vital and Expanded Technologies Initiatives for student success by providing implementation of all project grant spending and ensuring allocation is fulfilled within the scope of the projects.
  • Manage and develop the Faculty Additional Pay for the Academic Technologies and Innovation Initiatives in support of faculty training and development including but not limited to Quality Matters, Affordable Solutions, Next Generation Equipment Training.
  • Interprets the Cost Recovery Plan, liaises with the Budget Office, and work with FTO Senior Leadership, Auxiliaries and Enterprise entities to develop an annual cost recovery plan.
  • In collaboration with the CFO and VP of FTO, develop a sustainable resource model that provides savings for software, hardware, and maintenance agreements.
  • Manage Cost recovery Funds, Lottery, Auxiliaries and Philanthropic Grants
  • Other job-related duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications: Required Education and Experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Public Administration, Accounting, Finance or related field from a four-year accredited institution.
  • Five to eight (5-8) years of professional and supervisory experience.
  • Five years of continuing experience in budgeting, finance, human resources and procurement.

Required Qualifications
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Serve as prime internal contact in assigned area. Conduct briefings and technical meetings for top management and external representatives.
  • Proficiency in analyzing and interpreting complex budgets and financial data.
  • Ability to provide budget data and sound recommendations for decision making.
  • Experience in forecasting revenues, expenditures and allocation of resources
  • Ability to lead multiple teams and multiple cross-functional initiatives simultaneously.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Master's degree in Public Administration, Accounting, Finance or related field from a four-year accredited university.
  • Exercise independent judgment and take initiative in a strong team-oriented environment.
  • Experience in leading, supervising and couching staff.
  • Knowledge of managing sub-functions and overall departmental functions.
  • Ability to organize work effectively and exercise independent judgement.
  • Experience working with a diverse and multicultural community.
  • Demonstrated understanding and commitment of CSUSB's mission and core values.
  • Experience with PeopleSoft software system.

Compensation and Benefits:

Anticipated Hiring Range: $4,583 - $14,713 per month

Classification Salary Range: $4,583 - $14,713 per month

The CSU system provides a comprehensive benefit package that includes medical, dental and vision plans, membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS), sick and vacation time, and 14 paid holidays a year. Eligible employees are also able to participate in the fee waiver education program. A summary of benefit information can be found here.

Position Information:

Work status: Full-time/Exempt/At-will

Academic year schedule: Monday through Friday (8:00 am - 5:00 pm), some evenings/weekends.

Summer schedule: Monday through Thursday (7:00 am - 5:30 pm), some evenings/weekends.

This is a full-time management (MPP) position. MPP employees serve at the pleasure of the campus President. MPPs do not serve a probationary period and never receive permanent status.

MPP: First considerations will be given to candidates who apply by Monday, September 4, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled; however, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received.

As of January 1, 2022, the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.

California State University, San Bernardino in not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (i.e. H1-B Visas).

Conditions of Employment

Background Check

Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

Mandated Reporter

The person holding this position is considered a `mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.


CSUSB hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. See Form I-9 Acceptable Documents at

Statement of Commitment to Diversity

In our commitment to the furthering of knowledge and fulfilling our educational mission, California State University, San Bernardino seeks a campus climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the entire variety of human experience. We welcome people from all backgrounds, and we seek to include knowledge and values from many cultures in the curriculum and extra-curricular life of the campus community. We will create, promote, and maintain activities and programs that further our understanding of individual and group diversity. We will also develop and communicate policies and promote values that discourage intolerance and discrimination.

California State University, San Bernardino is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We recruit, hire, train, and administer all personnel actions without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, color, caste, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, protected military or veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law. This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096) For more information about Diversity & Inclusion at CSUSB, please visit

Closing Statement:

Reasonable Accommodation

We provide reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants with questions about access or requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should contact Nora Jean Fernandez, ADA Manager at


CSUSB is a smoke and tobacco-free campus. See policy at

Clery Act

In compliance with state and federal crime awareness and campus security legislation, including The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, California Education Code section 67380, and the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA), the Cal State San Bernardino Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available at:

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