498358 - Assistant Vice President, University Advancement Administration and Finance and Cal State Fullerton Philanthropic Foundation Chief Financial Officer
Classificaiton: Administrator III Department: University Advancement Administration and Finance Sub-Division: Vice President, University Advancement Salary Range: Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications Appointment Type: At-Will Time Base: Full Time Work Schedule: Monday Friday, 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
About CSUF: Standing on 241 acres at the heart of Southern California, the university was founded in 1957 and has grown into a population of over 39,000 students. As Titans, we believe that diverse perspectives deepen our understanding. We are committed to giving students the support they need to graduate, while responding to Californias revolving work force needs. At California State University, Fullerton we strive for continual improvement of students, staff, faculty and administrators through orientations, training programs and professional development opportunities. As part of the Titan Community, you have access to many campus facilities and services including but not limited to the Grand Central Art Center in Santa Ana, CSUF Garden Grove Center, Fullerton Arboretum, cultural events and performances in the Clayes Performing Arts Center, Cal State Fullerton Athletics sports events, Titan Recreation Center, and the Employee Wellness Program.
Job Summary: It is an exciting time to join Cal State Fullerton as we are an in demand comprehensive University that is driven to shape the future of education and foster a vibrant community of diverse students, faculty, staff and administrators who uphold values of inclusive excellence, free speech, and an environment free from discrimination. We are continuously seeking individuals from a variety of career disciplines that share in the University's mission and core values. We warmly welcome you to consider joining the Titan Community where minds expand and opportunities flourish.
About the Position: University Advancement serves Cal State Fullerton by building and strengthening relationships with the communities we serve to encourage advocacy, investment, and support of the University, its mission, goals, and programs in support of student and alumni success. We are seeking an exceptional individual to join our team as the Assistant Vice President for University Advancement Administration and Finance and Cal State Fullerton Philanthropic Foundation Chief Financial Officer (Administrator III). The ideal candidate in this role should have a positive attitude, an active, energetic mind, and a leadership style that is characterized by highly ethical practices and a commitment to diversity, openness, flexibility, integrity, and kindness.
Reporting directly to the Vice President for University Advancement, as a senior manager in the division, the Assistant Vice President for University Advancement Administration and Finance and Cal State Fullerton Philanthropic Foundation Chief Financial Officer provides collaborative leadership in the operation and fiscal oversight of the division and Philanthropic Foundation. Promotes the view and philosophy of the Vice President (VP), which is aligned with the University's mission and strategic goals. Fulfils a wide variety of complex and highly sensitive executive duties. Responsible for all the operational and fiscal aspects of the division and the Foundation including; accounting, budget oversight, procurement, and endowment management with accountability for meeting department and/or division goals and objectives. Consults with executive management and administration on divisional strategy and accomplishing divisional objectives. Advises executive management on critical and sensitive issues. Provides leadership support and independently prepares and submits required reports to the VP and other appropriate University Officials. Acts independently within functional and organizational guidelines and interprets university policy. Communicates effectively with multiple and diverse constituents and builds effective working relationships. Other duties as assigned.
Essential Qualifications: Bachelors degree from an accredited four-year college or university and a minimum of five years of experience in budget management and operational oversight. Ability to interpret and apply policies and procedures independently, using judgment and discretion to act when precedent does not exist. Ability to appropriately handle interpersonal interactions at all levels. Ability to exercise discretion and maintain confidentiality. Demonstrated experience with the multifaceted aspects of financial management in a notforprofit organization, preferably with endowed funds. Demonstrated leadership and supervisorial experience. Ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with diverse internal and external constituencies. Superior verbal and written communication skills in English. Proficiency in using administrative computing systems, Microsoft Office applications, and other relevant software applications. Ability to accommodate occasional business travel.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.
Preferred Qualifications: Bachelors degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Accounting.
Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certification. Familiarity with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) accounting standards.
Special Working Conditions: Occasional early morning, evening, and weekend hours. Must be available to work at the annual commencement ceremonies.
Additional Information: California State University, Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the Universitys strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.
The scope of responsibilities for this position includes the making or participating in the making of decisions that may have a material financial benefit on the incumbent. Therefore, you will be required to file an initial Conflict of Interest Form 700: Statement of Economic Interests within thirty (30) days from date of hire and on an annual basis; and complete the CSU sponsored ethics on-line training within thirty (30) days of appointment, and at least once during each consecutive period of two calendar years following the appointment.
The person holding this position is considered a mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
Multiple positions may be hired from this recruitment based on the strength of the applicant pool.
If you are applying for a staff position, please note that you are not eligible to work concurrently in a staff position and an Academic Student position such as Graduate Assistant, Teaching Associate, Instructional Student Assistant or a Student Assistant position.
Regular attendance is considered an essential job function.
Employee/applicant who submits an application for a position may be required to successfully complete job related performance test(s) as part of the selection process.
Online application/resume must be received by electronic submission on the final filing date by 9:00 PM (Pacific Standard Time)/midnight (Eastern Standard Time). Applicants who fail to complete all sections of the online application form will be disqualified from consideration.
California State University, Fullerton is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (i.e. H1-B Visas).
California State University, Fullerton is a major regional university in a vital, flourishing area that includes Orange County, metropolitan Los Angeles and the expanding Inland Empire. The beautiful, 236-acre campus is set in Fullerton in north Orange County, about 25 miles from downtown Los Angeles and about 21 miles from nearby beaches. Cal State Fullerton has more than 37,000 students and approximately 1,800 full and part-time faculty members. The University offers 107 degree programs in eight colleges. Accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, CSUF is fourth in the nation for the number of bachelor's degrees awarded to minority students and first in California for the number of bachelor's degrees awarded to Hispanics.The University is one of the 23 campuses in the California State University System. Since the campus opened, CSUF has awarded degrees to more than 215,000 graduates. Many are leaders in business, government, education, and the arts.