Advertised Summary Job Description: Reporting to the Chair, the Director Of Administration and Finance is responsible for the organization and planning of the day-to-day academic and administrative activities of the department including financial management, personnel management, space management and the provision of student and faculty services. The Director of Administration and Finance assumes overall responsibility for the department's administrative budget and supervision of the instructional budget, assumes overall responsibility for oversight of all projects in the department, including department's gift accounts and grants and accounts connected with any special programs. Works closely with the EVP A&S Office and partners with other offices throughout the University.
General Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree. Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications: Must have, or be able to acquire quickly, a detailed knowledge of University policies, procedures, and systems. Strong communication, interpersonal and organizational skills required. Initiative, discretion, ability to establish priorities, ability to work under pressure and without supervision and good independent judgment required. Computer literacy and experience with electronic funds management required.
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Internal Number: 126_174241
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