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Director of Finance

Texas Tech University - Health Sciences Center
Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jan 25, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Accounting & Finance, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Financial Affairs, Grants & Contracts
Employment Type
Full Time
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Extended Job Title

Director of Finance

Org Level 1

Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7

522011 - SOM Admin Ama

Position Description

Directs, plans, coordinates and supervises the operation and activities of a specialized unit or small department; develops and implements policies and procedures, administers the budget, organizes tasks and sets priorities. Serves as liaison with university personnel and community at large. Works under general supervision with broad latitude for initiative and independent judgment.

Requisition ID


Travel Required


Pay Grade Maximum


Major/Essential Functions

Prepares, maintains, analyzes and presents reports of financial performance and other information to include presentation to various audiences and committees. Communicates and interacts with internal and external contacts to accomplish assigned projects. Participates in review of proposals for program planning, budgeting, and implementation (i.e, new faculty recruitment, program development, budget changes). Manages departmental funds and operating budgets to include monitoring and approving receipt and procurement activities--manages approximately 40 funds with balances exceeding several million dollars for multiple funding sources. Participates in the development and complete review of annual operating budgets for the Amarillo School of Medicine (SOM) to include reporting, presentation, and budget hearings. Defines, administers, and monitors requests requiring a response to various levels of administration including senior administration. Performs audits of cash handling processes internally. Prepares and participates in application and reporting requirements for government funded programs with extreme attention to detailed required. Attends meetings and serves as source of information for various topics of discussion. Assists Assistant Dean of Finance & Administration and Regional Dean with various financial related queries and requests.

Grant Funded?


Pay Grade Minimum


Pay Basis


Schedule Details

Typically M-F, 8am to 5pm

Work Location


Preferred Qualifications

Must have extensive experience with Microsoft Excel including analytic tools like pivot tables. Strong skills with other Microsoft Office products a necessity. Ability to quickly acquire knowledge in and adapt to various computer programs and querying tools. Strong understanding of budget and finance concepts and experience with financial report creation and presentation.

Ability to communicate professionally, both orally and written. Ability to interact professionally with leadership and those in senior leadership positions by being prepared and able to articulate in clear terms financial concepts and information.

Outstanding organizational skills with ability to manage multiple projects and priorities in parallel.

Experience with accounting for grants and State funding sources. Prefer experience with academic medical center accounting and finances such as the TTUHSC system.


HSC - Amarillo


SOM Admin Ama

Required Attachments

Cover Letter, Resume / CV

Job Type

Full Time

Pay Statement

Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group

First line Managers

Occasional Duties

Serves as primary point of contact with clinical department administrators to answer questions and provide direction for financial transactions and reporting.



EEO Statement

As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in related area required plus five years progressively responsible management experience. Additional education may substitute for experience on a year for year basis.

Does this position work in a research laboratory?


Jeanne Clery Act

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal statute requiring colleges and universities participating in federal financial aid programs to maintain and disclose campus crime statistics and security information. By October 1 of each year, institutions must publish and distribute their Annual Campus Security Policy & Crime Statistics Report (ASR) to current and prospective students and employees. You can locate this report through our website at: .

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