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Vice President for Finance and Administration, Waukesha

Carroll University
Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Oct 28, 2021

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Vice President for Finance and Administration, Waukesha

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  • Job Title:Vice President for Finance and Administration
  • Location:
    • 100 N East Ave
    • Waukesha, WI, 53186
    • United States
  • Employee Type:Administrative Staff
  • Job Category:Finance, Staff

Carroll University is launching a national search for a new Vice President for Finance and Administration (VPFA). Serving as a key member of the senior leadership team, the VPFA is the university's chief financial officer and will report to and partner with Carroll president, Dr. Cindy Gnadinger.

The new VPFA must be focused on maintaining the current financial health of the university and supporting fiscal sustainability, while bringing a fresh business approach to the implementation of the Carroll University strategic plan. A seasoned financial executive and a keen strategic thinker, the VPFA will be asked to engage multiple constituencies with transparency and authenticity while developing and sharing financial information and plans.

Located in Waukesha, WI, Carroll University is Wisconsin's first, four- year institution of higher learning and is currently celebrating its 175th Anniversary. Today's Carroll is grounded in the liberal arts tradition and a leader in the health sciences. It offers more than 95 areas of study, including a variety of graduate programs and a clinical doctorate in physical therapy. Carroll is proud of its long-standing relationship with the Presbyterian Church (PCUSA).

Assuming a progressive role as the University's chief financial officer, the new VPFA will be called on for elements of both leadership and management. The VPFA will have opportunities to develop a model for long-range budgeting, to influence the infrastructure for a growing endowment, to oversee continuous improvement in campus administration activities and to make a meaningful contribution to continuing Carroll's legacy of fiscal health, all while embracing the university's ethos and commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.

The successful candidate should possess a combination of professional experiences and personal qualities that match the expectations outlined in the Agenda for the new VPFA. The VPFA will bring integrity, energy, empathy and an uncompromising work ethic to their role. Preference will be given to those with a master's degree or higher in business administration, finance or accounting. A background in higher education and a CPA are also desired.

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