Administrator VI - Executive Director of Administration & Finance (DNS)
September 15, 2018
Ithaca, New York
The College of Human Ecology is seeking candidates for the position of Executive Director of Administration and Finance in the Division of Nutritional Sciences (DNS) including managerial oversight of all core-funded, non-academic staff. As a member of the DNS Leadership Team, this position is responsible for financial planning, strategy, analysis and reporting for all fund sources for this complex organization. The incumbent represents the Director in his/her absence on a broad range of administrative and financial issues impacting a wide constituency both internal and external to DNS and Cornell . The Division, which consistently ranks among the top programs nationally, is a multidisciplinary unit dedicated to the study of nutrition and health, which is jointly supported by the Colleges of Human Ecology and Agriculture and Life Sciences. DNS employs approximately 150 faculty and staff, and has a graduate and undergraduate student body of approximately 775. This administrator oversees the maintenance and use of the Division's roughly 70,000 square foot space that is spread over 4 buildings.
MPA, MS or MBA or equivalent combination of education and experience.5-10 years experience in administrative oversight and financial management of a large, complex organization.Substantial financial background in non-profit or educational sector to include advanced working knowledge of federal and state funding restrictions and requirements.Supervisory experience required.Ability to work both collaboratively and independently, and exercise sound judgment.
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