The Assistant Dean for Finance & Campus Strategy serves as primary financial and strategic officer for the School of Public Health. The appointment sits at the campus level reporting to the Associate Vice Provost with a dotted line to the Dean for Public Health (Bloomington). The Assistant Dean for Finance & Campus Strategy assists the Dean in overseeing and directing all activities of the school's fiscal operations, contract review, analysis and strategy including the annual budgeting process, financial reporting, fiscal projections, and strategy. The position works closely and available to the Dean's leadership team. The position provides supervision to all fiscal positions within the School of Public Health. Operationally, the Assistant Dean will manage, plan and organize the School's financial operations which include, but are not limited to, financial planning and forecasting, budgeting, data analysis, and administration.
Bachelor's degree in finance, business, or related field plus four years of related functional experience with one year of management experience.
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered.
Proficient communication skills. Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills. Excellent organizational skills. Excellent collaboration and team building skills. Effectively coaches and delivers constructive feedback. Demonstrates excellent judgment and decision making skills. Effective conflict management skills. Experience using large scale financial platforms in and/or for a variety of financial operations. Advanced ability to interpret financial documents from an accounting, policy, and practice perspective. Experience in project management, user-testing, and implementation and/or development of financial structures, policies, and procedures. Intermediate accounting skills and an understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Ability to mine data from multiple sources and integrate into usable formats. Ability to clearly present material and make it accessible to a variety of audiences. Ability to understand and interpret financial policies, regulations, and pertinent state/federal laws. Advanced knowledge of financial statements and different budgetary models; ability to apply in different situations. Knowledge of human resources laws and procedures as related to managing staff; Knowledge and understanding of the importance of mentors and mentorships. Demonstrated ability to create workable solutions from broad concepts and ideas, projections, forecasting, and long term planning.
IU experience. Master's degree. 10+ years of progressively responsible and successful administrative and management experience including budgeting and planning, fiscal operations (travel, purchasing, contract and grants, auditing, etc.).
Working Conditions / Demands
This role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without accommodation.
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