January 11, 2019
San Francisco State University
Education and Nonprofit
San Francisco, CA
Another Source’s client, San Francisco State University, is recruiting a Director of Academic Budget Management to join their team. Here’s a little about San Francisco State University (SF State) and the position they are recruiting for:
SF State is a large, comprehensive, urban university located in a vibrant and beautiful city with a rich intellectual and cultural life. The University has distinguished itself as an active center of academic scholarship, creative innovation, and civic involvement. Through its six academic Colleges, SF State offers undergraduate and graduate instruction for professional and technical careers as well as a broad lib-eral arts education. SF State is a culturally diverse campus that is part of the 23-campus California State University system. A liberal benefits package is provided and the position is included in the California State University Management Plan. The salary for this position is competitive, commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Under the direction of the Associate Vice President for Academic Resources and Planning, this position is responsible for coordinating and managing all business-related operations for Academic Affairs, including developing, implementing, and monitoring best practices for the Division. Furthermore, the incumbent will provide oversight in preparing and submitting the Academic Affairs budget to the university. In addition, the position is responsible for coordinating the monitoring and reconciliation of all AA budget allocations to units. This includes periodic analysis of budget performance.
Another important function of this position is the responsibility for support of faculty recruitment and relocation of new faculty members. This entails coordination with academic departments in the recruitment process and funding, work with faculty members and moving companies and the funding transactions necessary to complete the payment for such moving expenses. The incumbent must possess a thorough knowledge of campus financial transactions and analysis along with the ability to manage and comprehend complex, large-scale budget activities and planning.
The incumbent must demonstrate leadership in budget activities, and have the skills and abilities to work independently and proactively to clarify issues, solve problems, establish relationships, train and mentor staff and perform as a team member in a positive effort to advance the work of Academic Affairs and provide support to the AVP and Provost.
The incumbent must perform regular data analysis reports and provide recommendations to the AVPAA and Provost for potential enhancements to business practices on an ongoing basis.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position. 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.
SF State is Equal Opportunity/Americans with Disabilities Act employer and has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity. Another Source works with their clients, on a retained project basis, to maximize the recruiting process.
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