Director of Finance and Administration College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences (CEHHS) Market Range 16
The Director of Finance and Administration is the chief fiscal and operating officer of the College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences at UT Knoxville, and reports directly to the Dean as a member of the Executive Leadership Team. Responsibilities include strategic long-range planning, budget building and management, financial reporting and analysis, research support and compliance, oversight of daily business and fiscal transactions, oversight of Human Resources within the College, and oversight of fiscal and HR activity at the department level, as well as policy and legal compliance. The Director must understand the strategic plans and operational needs of all facets of the College, and must work with all of the members of the Leadership Team, Directors, and Department Heads. Success in managing such a portfolio of responsibilities requires a high level of communications skills, and the ability to advocate for sometimes unpopular decisions or to handle strong differences of opinion. The position acts in a leadership capacity on behalf of the College with Vice Chancellors, Directors in Budget & Finance central administration, Provost, Human Resources, enrollment management and other units across campus. The position has full signature authority for the college and is accountable for its overall fiscal and operational health. The position manages a team of three direct reports as well as dotted-line reporting from the college departments and centers for compliance and fiscal policy/administration.
Internal Number: 217547
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