Department:Office of the Vice Provost, Portland Appointment Type and Duration:Regular, Ongoing Salary:$75,000 - $85,000 per year Compensation Band:OS-OA08-Fiscal Year 2018-2019 FTE:1.0
Application Review Begins July 8, 2019; position open until filled
Special Instructions to Applicants Complete applications must include the following:
• Cover letter demonstrating how you meet the qualifications and addressing your interest in the position; • Resume/CV; • Contact information for three professional references; and • Separate answers to the following supplemental questions:
1) Please describe your experience overseeing an annual budget process, maintaining a financial management system, providing strategic financial analysis for new initiatives, and recommending short- and long-term strategic goals.
2) This position has a wide range of responsibilities and supports UO Portland in multiple ways. Please describe how your experience and skill set qualify you for this position.
Department Summary UO Portland educates and serves over 400 graduate students in the School of Journalism and Communication (SOJC), College of Design, Lundquist College of Business and School of Law. In addition, undergraduate students study at UO Portland in both SOJC and College of Design.
Position Summary The Director of Finance and Operations is a strategic partner responsible for oversight of the daily finance and operations of UO Portland, whose administration falls under the Office of the Vice Provost, Portland. This person develops and leads an internal team that supports the following areas of the facility: finance, business planning and budgeting, human resources, administration, event services, emergency management, and operations. The Director of Finance and Operations establishes and implements policies and procedures for the White Stag Block, and works with directors regarding key operational issues for the building. This person acts as the communications link between UO Portland, the Vice Provost, other administrators, faculty, staff, students, external constituents, Board of Trustees, UO Foundation, and the general public.
Minimum Requirements • Bachelor's degree preferably in Finance, Business Administration or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience. • Five years of professional experience in accounting with increasingly responsible experience in fiscal managerial assignments, including demonstrated leadership in managing a diverse portfolio of financial responsibilities in a complex environment.
Professional Competencies • Demonstrated ability to communicate complex information effectively to staff with varying levels of knowledge and experience. • Demonstrated ability to work independently and with a team. • Demonstrated knowledge of project or operations management. • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Preferred Qualifications • Recent UO or OUS experience strongly preferred. • MBA, CPA or CMA. • Experience working in the Banner accounting system and OUS regulations. • Experience working in a college/university finance/accounting department in a capacity involving responsibility for understanding federal/state financial regulations that impact higher education institutions. • Experience with commercial real estate portfolios. • Demonstrated experience in developing tools and processes to improve financial procedures and reporting. • Experience supervising personnel. • Demonstrated expertise in working with faculty, staff and students or similar constituencies with diverse backgrounds and cultures.
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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