Position Number: 000271
Department: Business Affairs (Adm)
Employment Type: Permanent - Full-time
Months Per Year: 12
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte seeks an experienced senior administrator to provide leadership as the Associate Vice Chancellor (AVC) for Finance. In an environment of significant change and growth, the AVC for Finance will play an essential leadership role in guiding the strategic use of resources in supporting the University's academic, research and public service missions. Reporting to the Vice Chancellor for Business Affairs, the AVC for Finance is responsible for financial management of the University and its related entities and is the primary advisor to the Vice Chancellor for Business Affairs and university executive leaders for accounting, budget, and finance.
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is a dynamic urban research university of nearly 29,000 students and more than 4,000 full- and part-time faculty and staff. Located in the piedmont of North Carolina, Charlotte is two hours from the mountains and three hours from the Atlantic Ocean. The University leverages its location in the state's largest city to offer internationally competitive programs of research and creative activity, exemplary undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs, and a focused set of community engagement initiatives. UNC Charlotte maintains a particular commitment to addressing the cultural, economic, educational, environmental, health, and social needs of the greater Charlotte region.
Minimum Experience / Education:
Desirable candidates will have a minimum of ten years of experience in increasingly responsible related positions and a minimum of five years of senior administrative experience in finance, preferably in higher education, government, or the non-profit sector. A Master's degree is strongly preferred. The AVC for Finance uses industry performance standards to meet regulatory requirements, manages and develops staff, works collaboratively with multiple constituents, and communicates broadly and effectively across the University. The AVC for Finance must have integrity, courage, superior interpersonal skills, and the ability to think proactively, creatively, and strategically.
Preferred Education Skills and Experience:
The individual who will be most successful in the AVC for Finance role is an evidence-based manager and a collaborative, "can-do" leader. A partnership approach with colleagues on campus, with the University of North Carolina System, and with the North Carolina General Assembly is an essential ability, as is experience in creating and sustaining an environment of transparency and trust.