Salary for Announcement
The salary range is $54,900-$68,650.
The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set
based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to,
internal equity, experience, education, specialty and
The above salary range represents the University’s good faith and
reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the
time of posting. MSU Denver offers a full benefits package.
Full Time Professional Staff
This position facilitates all auxiliary programs in developing,
analyzing, and executing their annual budgets. Additionally, the
position conducts budget and financial analysis and presents
findings to senior leadership and financial oversight groups, such
as the Budget Recommendation Committee and Student Affairs Board.
This position requires knowledge of business operations; analytical
techniques (e.g. budgetary, financial, statistical, and research);
budgetary methods and management; administrative computing systems;
some basic accounting principles; financial practices; and
management principles. Additional skills include proficiency in
computer modeling, Microsoft Office software suite, and relational
• 60% – Manage the annual auxiliary fund budget process including
establishing budget estimates and developing student tuition and
fee recommendations for all mandatory fees, cash funded
undergraduate programs, graduate programs, and other business
o Conduct budget review meetings with the program managers, the
University administration/fiscal managers and the chairs in the
fall and spring to review the current program budget and establish
the most accurate and realistic revenue and expense estimates for
the program based on trends and year to date activity.
o Facilitate the development of a five-year budget plan for cash
funded academic programs and student fees.
o Responsible for ensuring the budget in Banner represents the
o Prepare quarterly written analysis for AVP of Administration and
Finance and Board of Trustees that identifies changes in revenue,
expense, and fund balance for auxiliary funds.
o Acts as a liaison between program managers and administrative
departments (Accounting, Human Resources, Accounts Receivables,
etc.) to assure changes and updates are accurately completed.
o Assist program managers in developing the annual recommendation
for student fees and tuition rates. Present recommendations for
student charges to the Budget Recommendation Committee.
• 20% – Serve as the budget representative on college-wide
committees including Graduate Council and Student Affair Board (
SAB ), as well as future committees as they are developed and the
Budget Director or Senior Leadership requests participation.
Provide information and lead discussions as needed.
• 10% – Conduct analysis, develop reports and respond to data
requests for the auxiliary funds, as needed to include calculating
and maintaining data on revenue and expense projections. Review and
comparison of actual results to projections should be completed to
gain insight on the accuracy of the projections and to see where
improvements can be made.
• 5% – Budget Operations
o Document processes related to the auxiliary fund programs and
providing training to internal and external constituents as
o Identify opportunities to streamline budget processes to improve
efficiencies and data integrity.
• 5% – Other
o Analyze and monitor fiscal activity for the University’s
Administrative Recharge fund. This includes preparing a forecast of
annual revenue and expenditures, researching discrepancies,
verifying changes, adjusting the projections monthly, and
presenting the findings to the Budget Director and AVP of
Administration and Finance as needed.
o Position also pursues cross training and encourages an
organizational structure that links this position to the other
budget office staff. Demonstrates thorough understanding of fiscal
rules, policies, and procedures for auxiliary funds. Position is
responsible for facilitating a well-balanced relationship with
internal and external constituents.
A bachelor’s degree.
Previous financial planning, accounting, or budget development
Important Note: Successful applicants will ensure their resumes
clearly demonstrate that their work experience describes how they
meet all required qualifications.
Previous experience in higher education.
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Previous experience leading or managing projects with multiple
Previous experience identifying and executing opportunities for
Previous experience with data analysis and report development
Open Until Filled
To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by
Special Instructions to Applicants
IMPORTANT : In order to be considered as an applicant you must
apply via the online application system, www.msudenverjobs.com
References refers to a list of three professional references and
their contact information.
Official transcripts will be required of the candidate selected for
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of August 23, 2021.
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