Sub-Division: Associate VP Capital Programs & Facilities Management
Salary Range: Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications
Appointment Type: At Will
Time Base: Full-Time
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Join Cal State Fullerton and become an agent of change. California State University, Fullerton is searching for a Finance Manager with excellent communication, management, critical thinking, and organizational skills as well as the drive to provide leadership and foster relationships within the organization to ensure the successful development and implementation of department and university goals and objectives. The Finance Manager should have a positive attitude, an active, energetic mind, and a leadership style that is characterized by highly ethical practices and a commitment to diversity, openness, flexibility, integrity, and kindness.
Reporting to the Director of Administrative Services, the Finance Manager (FM) oversees and provides leadership for budget and financial services, and the Service Center for the Capital Programs and Facilities Management (CPFM) unit. This position is an integral part of the organization and works closely with the management team to maximize the use of department resources to achieve the objectives of the University, the Administration and Finance Division, and CPFM.
The primary role of the Finance Manger is to maintain the fiscal integrity of CPFM within the requirements and mandates of the State of California, the CSU, and CSU-Fullerton. Must be a flexible and adaptable leader to help guide CPFM through organizational and operational changes. Seeking an individual with knowledge and experience in the enhancement/development of computer systems to improve operations and better serve our campus customers.
Effective communication skills are essential for the Finance Manager to perform the duties of this position, particularly in communicating to senior management, in providing staff guidance and motivation, and in business interactions with other campus departments such as Accounting, Budget, and Contracts and Procurement. Performs other duties as assigned.
Essential Qualifications: Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience managing a diverse staff to achieve objectives. Knowledge and experience overseeing financial operations, records and reporting. Ability to manage projects, programs, assignments and services. Skill in researching, evaluating, developing, and implementing policies, procedures and programs. Ability to manage the day-to-day operation of a university Facilities Service Center for facilities maintenance, repairs, and minor construction and alteration projects. Fluency in computer applications and a broad range of technology to complete work requirements. Experience in utilizing computerized financial systems and spreadsheet applications. Excellent customer services skills. Excellent interpersonal skills, excellent communication and presentation skills (writing and speaking). Positive management style. Ability to apply best practices and to build successful teams.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
Special Working Conditions: Will carry a master key. Employment is contingent upon satisfactory completion of fingerprint background check.
The scope of responsibilities for this position includes the making or participating in the making of decisions that may have a material financial benefit on the incumbent. Therefore, you will be required to file an initial Conflict of Interest Form 700: Statement of Economic Interests within thirty (30) days from date of hire and on an annual basis; and complete the CSU sponsored ethics on-line training within thirty (30) days of appointment, and at least once during each consecutive period of two calendar years following the appointment.
California State University, Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the Universitys strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.
Employee/applicant who submits an application for a position may be required to successfully complete job related performance test(s) as part of the selection process.
Regular attendance is considered an essential job function; the inability to meet attendance requirements may preclude the employee from retaining employment.
Online application/resume must be received by electronic submission on the final filing date by 9:00 PM (Pacific Standard Time)/midnight (Eastern Standard Time). Applicants who fail to complete all sections of the online application form will be disqualified from consideration.
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.
California State University, Fullerton is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (i.e. H1-B Visas).
California State University, Fullerton is a comprehensive, regional university serving a diverse student population of over 40,000, including international students representing 78 nations. Located on a 241-acre campus in Orange County, it is a technologically robust and culturally vibrant area. Many of our employees enjoy the close proximity to the beaches and mountains for surfing, hiking and mountain biking. The University offers 55 undergraduate and 56 graduate degree programs, including a doctorate in education and a doctorate in nursing practice, in a rich diverse environment. Diverse Issues in Higher Education (August 2016) ranks the campus as 6th in the nation in terms of baccalaureate degrees awarded to minority students, and Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education (August 2016) ranks CSU Fullerton number one in California and fourth in the nation among top colleges and universities awarding degrees to Hispanics. The University is proud to be designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution.
California State University, Fullerton is a major regional university in a vital, flourishing area that includes Orange County, metropolitan Los Angeles and the expanding Inland Empire. The beautiful, 236-acre campus is set in Fullerton in north Orange County, about 25 miles from downtown Los Angeles and about 21 miles from nearby beaches. Cal State Fullerton has more than 37,000 students and approximately 1,800 full and part-time faculty members. The University offers 107 degree programs in eight colleges. Accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, CSUF is fourth in the nation for the number of bachelor's degrees awarded to minority students and first in California for the number of bachelor's degrees awarded to Hispanics.The University is one of the 23 campuses in the California State University System. Since the campus opened, CSUF has awarded degrees to more than 215,000 graduates. Many are leaders in business, government, education, and the arts.