The Office of the Vice Chancellor (OVC) for Undergraduate and Graduate Education seeks a director of finance and administration to direct financial, administrative, and desktop support functions and coordinate departmental space planning initiatives.
Initiate and implement on-going assessments of administrative and financial programs and procedures and overall desktop support operations
Provide support and analysis for both short- and long-term space planning activities for the offices that report to the OVC
Identify and define financial issues throughout the offices reporting to the OVC, providing analysis of issues and developing tools to support recommendations
Support and advise the vice chancellor on space and financial planning and policy
Act as integral part of vice chancellor’s administrative and leadership teams
B.A./B.S. in a related field
Ten years of financial experience, preferably in an academic setting and with administrative experience Strong analytical, problem-solving, supervisory, and oral and written communication skills
Experience with BrioQuery, Cognos, and Kuali Coeus
Ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of a team and deal effectively with people at all levels and across organizational boundaries
Ability to make decisions and deliver difficult news, manage the expectations of stakeholders, advocate for resources on behalf of OVC, and influence/persuade others
Ability to train staff with various skill sets on financial policies and practices
Ability to juggle competing demands and priorities with hard deadlines
MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.