509482 - Director, University Advancement Administration and Finance
California State University, Fullerton
Internal Number: 2756130
509482 - Director, University Advancement Administration and Finance
Classificaiton: Administrator II-Range A Department: University Advancement Administration and Finance Sub-Division: University Advancement Salary Range: Salary is 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 Director, University Advancement Administration and Finance. 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 to the Assistant Vice President of University Advancement Administration and Finance, the Director, University Advancement Administration and Finance provides oversight of the division's fiscal resources and administration. This position is responsible for the development and maintenance of the division budget practices that are consistent with CSU, State, and Federal requirements. Coordinates, prepares, and submits monthly reports to the Assistant Vice President, Vice President and University Advancement senior leadership. This position works collaboratively with division managers and budget officers in other divisions and advises the Assistant Vice President on budget matters. The Director has broadly delegated authority for financial and administrative functions and is expected to exercise significant judgment in the development, communication, and implementation of fiscal policies and procedures for the Division of University Advancement. Interacts with senior leadership of the University and builds and strengthens ties with other departments within the university. Oversees Advancement Administration, division wide multi-interval planning, and assists with special projects related to the Philanthropic Foundation. Manages staff responsible for the day-to-day accounting and financial operational processing of the CSFPF gift receipts, procurement, disbursement and investment posting process. Manages staff responsible for the HR facilitation process. Other duties as assigned.
Essential Qualifications: Bachelor's degree from an accredited university in public or business administration, accounting, finance or related field; or a combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge and abilities. Four years of progressively responsible experience involving the preparation and analysis of a budget including two years of experience independently performing responsible fiscal analysis. Thorough knowledge of the techniques, methods, and procedures used in the preparation, analysis, and administration of a budget in the fund accounting system. Working knowledge of the principles and practices of governmental budgeting and accounting. Ability to understand complex processes; ability to use computerized financial systems and spreadsheets to analyze and evaluate fiscal operations; knowledge of the financial management policies and procedures of the State, California State University, and CSU Fullerton. Ability to analyze and maintain the budget and accounting processes of an administrative unit. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with various administrative levels; ability to speak and write logically and effectively; ability to compile and prepare written analytical reports. Experience overseeing administrative staff an activities in a large department or division.
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: Experience working in a University environment to support the overall mission is preferred.
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
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.