College/Division: Division of Student Affairs and Academic Support
Department: SAAS Division of Student Affairs
Advertised Salary Range: $60,279
Advertised Job Summary:
The Director of Finance for Student Affairs and Academic Support provides guidance, monitoring, compliance, and analysis for the departments comprising Student Affairs and Academic Support in the budgeting and finance areas. The Director manages the annual budget process for the Division of Student Affairs and Academic Support in coordination with division departments, the Sr. Associate VP for Student Affairs and Academic Support, and the University Budget Office. The Director conducts periodic reviews & monitoring of all division fund sources to identify any concerning trends and works directly with departments to develop corrective action plans. The Director monitors University general scholarship accounts and prepares scholarship awarding projections. In addition, the Director trains departmental business managers, addresses departmental finance questions, serves as the division's primary liaison to the Budget Office, Controller's Office, and Purchasing. She/he audits purchasing card activity and tracks grant awards and Foundation activity. The Director coordinates capital planning to ensure that all division needs are identified and aligned with funding sources.
Conduct training sessions for Student Affairs and Academic Support business managers to address identified training needs in the budgeting and financial management areas.
Assist departments in linking capital needs to Student Affairs and Academic Support budgeting and planning efforts.
Manage annual division budget development in coordination with the Senior Associate Vice President, Student Affairs and Academic Support, division departments, and University Budget Office.
Monitor division budgets through periodic reviews of A-fund accounts, student activity accounts, auxiliary accounts, revenue generating accounts and agency accounts to determine the financial status of Student Affairs and Academic Support Departments.
Conduct periodic audits of Student Affairs and Academic Support departments to ensure compliance with purchasing card procedures.
Establish a process to manage grant awards received in Student Affairs and Academic Support departments.
Manage special projects as assigned by the Senior Associate Vice President, Student Affairs and Academic Support.
Advertised Minimum Qualifications :
Master's degree and 6 years or bachelor's degree and 8 years related experience in business, public administration or administrative services.
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Internal Number: 75543
About The University of South Carolina
The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state’s flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 “Best Colleges” according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state’s educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.
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