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Assistant Director of Financial Services

University of Oregon
Oregon, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Nov 8, 2021

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Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Financial Affairs
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Full Time
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Assistant Director of Financial Services

Job no: 528480
Work type: Officer of Administration
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Administrative/Professional, Business Administration/Management, Student Life/Services

Department: Division of Student Life
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
Salary: $70,000 - $79,000 per year
Compensation Band: OS-OA08-Fiscal Year 2021-2022
FTE: 1.0

Application Review Begins
November 29, 2021; position open until filled.

Special Instructions to Applicants
In addition to an online application, including names and contact information for three professional references (one of which must be a current supervisor or most recent supervisor if not currently employed), please upload:

  • Cover letter explaining how you meet each of the required minimum qualifications, and any professional competencies and preferred qualifications
  • Chronological resume including work experience, education, and applicable certifications
  • Answer to the following supplemental question:

    The Division of Student Life is committed to creating a multicultural organization that actively respects, includes, and engages everyone. What does this mean to you, and how, if you were selected as the successful candidate, will you help us meet this goal? Further, how will you encourage and develop a commitment to inclusivity among the staff and students with whom you will be working?

    Department Summary
    The Division of Student Life supports the university's academic mission through comprehensive programs and services that promote and advance student learning and success while fostering an inclusive and vibrant campus community. The Division is comprised of 5 departments: University Career Center, Office of the Dean of Students, Erb Memorial Union, the Department of Physical Education and Recreation, as well as staff in the Vice President for Student Life (VPSL) Office.

    Position Summary
    The Assistant Director reports directly to the Director of Financial Services and oversees the day-to-day transactional work of the Division's shared services business operations team. This position is integral to the fiscal management and financial operations of several units within the Division of Student Life and is responsible for supervising several key members of the team.

    The Assistant Director is responsible for coordinating the daily deposit and reconciliation process, ensuring interpretation, implementation, and compliance with University fiscal policies and generally accepted accounting practices, and managing the flow of work and requests into the service center. This position will also be responsible for assisting with all forecasting/budgeting processes, presenting financial information to several levels of management within the organization. The Assistant Director must become knowledgeable enough to back up any of the transactional staff and will be responsible to cross-train staff so that the Financial Services hub can operate effectively at all times.

    Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Public Administration, or related field; OR an equivalent combination of skills and experience
  • Three years progressively responsible experience in any combination of accounting, finance, budget and automated field systems
  • One year of supervisory experience

    Professional Competencies
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to provide leadership in a team environment
  • Expertise in using applications and databases (such as Excel, Banner, Cognos, PowerPoint, etc.) to compile and present reports
  • Expertise in contract negotiation and management
  • Demonstrated experience with and/or commitment to working with faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds in support of an inclusive and multiculturally competent environment

    Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in higher education
  • Experience with Banner Finance products

    FLSA Exempt: Yes

    All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.

    The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit

    The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at or 541-346-5112.

    UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

    In compliance with federal law, the University of Oregon prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and services. The Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at

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