Department:College of Education, Faculty and Personnel Services Appointment Type and Duration:Regular, Ongoing Salary:$53,700 - $67,500 per year Compensation Band:OS-OA07-Fiscal Year 2017-2018 FTE:1.0
Application Review Begins To ensure consideration, submit online application by December 28th; open until filled
Special Instructions to Applicants For full consideration, applicants must submit the following with their online application:
1. A cover letter that specifically addresses how the applicant meets the minimum and preferred qualifications for this position. Clearly describe how your knowledge, skills, and abilities prepare you for the job responsibilities and requirements outlined in the job announcement.
2. A resume of your educational and professional work experience.
Department Summary The College of Education at the University of Oregon is one of the highest ranked colleges of education in the United States and has a strong tradition of scholarship, outreach, and impact at local, state, national, and global levels. The assigned mission of the College of Education (COE) is to prepare individuals to become administrators, teachers, researchers, and related professionals. Faculty and staff are devoted to inspiring and mentoring the approximately 1,500 undergraduate and graduate students who comprise the College and who will be the next generation of educational leaders.
The academic Coordinator of Finance and Operations position provides financial, personnel, and operational support to COE’s academic departments and programs.
The College of Education has four academic departments: Counseling Psychology and Human Services programs educate and train professionals in counseling psychology, couples and family therapy, and family and human services.
Education Studies’ licensure and degree programs prepare professionals to use the best of research-based practices to teach children and adult learners.
Educational Methodology, Policy, and Leadership focuses on development, implementation, and achievement of results in the organization and management of K–12 education.
Special Education and Clinical Sciences seeks to improve the quality of education, employment, and community living for children and adults with special needs and their families through teaching, research, and service.
Position Summary The academic Coordinator of Finance and Operations (CFO) provides administrative and fiduciary support to department heads, program managers, and the Director of Financial Operations to ensure the successful management of operations within the academic programs. In collaboration with the respective department heads, the CFO assists with the administrative and fiscal oversight of general funds and other operating funds for the individual programs and majors under their respective areas of assignment.
This position is responsible for a broad set of assignments and is expected to handle many sensitive and confidential issues. Although this position works as a member of a team, the CFO regularly exercises independent judgment with limited supervision. All financial, personnel, and operational decisions made by the CFO must meet generally accepted accounting principles, UO policies and guidelines, state, and federal regulations.
The Coordinator of Finance and Operations reports directly to the Associate Dean for Finance and Operations in the College of Education and receives direction from the COE department heads and the Director of Financial Operations (DFO). The DFO directs the work of the CFO in the areas of fiscal operations.
The CFO is responsible for the hiring, orientation and training, annual evaluations, performance issues, grievances, and terminations of support staff, which includes classified employees and students.
Minimum Requirements • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution. • Minimum of two (2) years of experience performing accounting functions, including demonstrated experience in accounting, budget management, compiling and/or reporting financial information and ability to analyze budgets and recommend budget strategies. • Minimum of three (3) years of experience in personnel procedures and practices and supervision in a complex organization. • Experience working in an automated financial information system.
Professional Competencies • In-depth understanding of financial and management practices. • Demonstrated ability to use sound judgment and initiative, particularly as it relates to handling sensitive and/or confidential information. • Demonstrated flexibility, ability to plan and initiate projects, set priorities, solve problems, motivate staff and maintain stability and consistency in stressful situations. • Demonstrated project management and organizational skills. • Demonstrated strong oral and written communication skills. • Demonstrated experience with and/or commitment to working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds, in support of an inclusive and welcoming environment. • Proficiency with software and technology, including electronic calendars, word processing and spreadsheets.
Preferred Qualifications • Experience with Banner. • Experience with complex financial and administrative policies, rules, and procedures in a higher education setting.
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 http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits.
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