Asst. VP for NTID Finance and Budget Rochester Institute of Technology Requisition Number 2840BR College/Division National Technical Institute for the Deaf Organization NTID Finance and Budget Staff Job Function Accounting and Financial Wage Band 123A Employment Category Fulltime
Department/College Description NTID, one of the nine colleges of RIT, is the world's largest technological college serving deaf and hard of hearing students. Created by Congress and funded by the U.S. Department of Education, it represents the world's first effort to educate large numbers of deaf students within a college campus planned primarily for hearing students. Together with 15,000 full and part-time hearing students, over 1,300 college-age deaf students from all 50 states and abroad study and reside on the campus of the Rochester Institute of Technology. NTID is committed to creating a climate that fosters the success of every student and employee by appreciating the unique contributions that each person makes to the educational process based on their ethnic, cultural, linguistic and gender-related knowledge and experiences. For more information about NTID at RIT visit http://www.ntid.rit.edu
Position reports directly to the President of NTID and serves as the principal financial officer for NTID. Areas of responsibility include: financial reporting; financial and operations policy and procedure for the financial sustainability of NTID; budget preparation and monitoring of the college's budget.
Detailed Job Description Position reports directly to the President of NTID and serves as the principal financial officer for NTID. Areas of responsibility include: financial reporting and applicable regulatory compliance; financial and operations policy and procedure for the financial sustainability of NTID; budget preparation and monitoring of the college's budget.
* Monitor revenue and expenses for the College of NTID. Assure that funds spent do not exceed those available and that resources are provided for all approved NTID programs. * Assure that any and all financial transactions to NTID from RIT for services are appropriate for benefits received through interactions with RIT central financial staff as well as representatives of individual colleges and other departments. This includes providing the Vice President with the impact of RIT policy/procedural changes. Serve as primary contact with RIT departments to resolve issues that impact finances. * Serve on NTID Administrative Council (NAC) and the NAC New Position Review Committee. The NAC consists of Division heads that provide advice and counsel to the NTID President. * Present budget updates and financial analysis for the Vice President and the NTID Administrative Council. These include recommendations for program funding for activities they have determined to be priorities. * Advise the Vice President of challenges and opportunities for NTID, based on multiple funding levels that may be approved by Congress. Also, advise on financial needs in future years and recommend funding amounts to be requested from the Federal Government. * Provide support to the Vice President on issues he and the Executive Assistant to the Vice President address with the Department of Education, Congress and the President of RIT. This includes drafting responses to inquiries from the Department of Education concerning NTID finances. * Prepare financial impact reports to support Curriculum Proposals to NTID and RIT Curriculum committees. Similarly assist the Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs in negotiations for inter-college programming by providing financial alternatives that will promote implementation. This involves providing alternatives that will benefit both NTID and the other RIT colleges. * Assure that NTID expenditures are in compliance with all RIT policies as well as any mandated by the Department of Education.
Required Minimum Qualifications: * Advanced degree in related field: Master of Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, and/or CPA or equivalent. * 6+ years of budget management and financial analysis experience in a medium to large size organization, preferably in higher education or nonprofit organization.
Skills: * Experience in reporting and presenting complex financial information to administration for decision-making purposes. * Significant team leadership experience, personnel supervisory experience, or direct support of large numbers of individuals/clients * Fluency in American Sign Language OR the ability to achieve fluency within 2 years
Required Minimum Education Level: MS, MA
Required Application Documents: Curriculum Vitae or Resume Cover Letter
Additional Details The hiring process for this position may require a criminal background check and/or motor vehicle records check. Any verbal or written offer made is contingent on satisfactory results, as determined by Human Resources.
RIT does not discriminate. RIT promotes and values diversity, pluralism and inclusion in the work place. RIT provides equal opportunity to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, marital status, sex, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, veteran status or disability in its hiring, admissions, educational programs and activities.
RIT provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities, veterans or wounded warriors where appropriate. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact the Human Resources office at 585-475-2424 or email your request to Careers@rit.edu. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
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