Chief Financial and Administrative Officer

Riverside, CA
Feb 04, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Title: Chief Financial and Administrative Officer
Category: Management and Professional
Department: Human Resources
Date Posted: 02/03/2017

Position Information: Serves as Chief Financial and Administrative Officer (CFAO) for the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Economic Development (RED). Provide leadership in the management and supervision of the financial, personnel, business and administrative operations the RED and all departments/units within the control unit, which include, * Research and Economic Development * Proposal Development Office * Corporate Partnerships Office * Office of Technology Commercialization * Sponsored Programs Administration * Research Integrity * Campus Veterinarian * Campus Vivaria * Research Centers like: Brain Game Center, Center for Advanced Neuroimaging (CAN), Central Facility for Advanced Microscopy and Microanalysis (CFAMM), Center for Economic Development and Innovation (CEDI), Research Computing, Facility * UC Mexus. Provide executive leadership in the design and development of RED Organization strategic plans. Develop and implement guidelines for both long- and short-range plans and budgets. Monitor budget variance; maintain strong internal controls; analyze financial information; report and interpret fiscal information to various constituencies; and make recommendations for strategic planning and policy formulation. Network with other managers to ensure department receives relevant, current, and accurate information. PLEASE NOTE: This position will be part of Research & Economic Development / Vice Chancellor - Research organization.

Minimum Requirements: Skills to work collaboratively with other locations.
Broad knowledge of common organization-specific and other computer application programs.
Proven ability to organize department work functions in an efficient and effective manner.
Broad knowledge of the organization's processes, protocols and procedures with a focus on budget, account and fund management and/or personnel management under labor contract(s) and personnel policy.
Demonstrated management and conflict resolution skills to effectively lead and motivate others.
Skills in organization and customer service to effectively manage multiple important priorities.
Proven skills to quickly evaluate complex issues and identify multiple options for resolution.
Broad knowledge of financial analysis and reporting techniques; human resources and risk management planning; and/or accounting and payroll.
Strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to influence/persuade all levels of staff.

Preferred Qualifications:

Additional Information: In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history and culture. UCR gives every student the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

At UC Riverside we celebrate diversity and are proud of our #12 ranking among the nation for most diverse universities (US News and World Report 2013-2014). Become part of a place that fosters success for all its constituents, students, faculty, and staff, and where work/life balance and campus culture are integral to our way of life.

UCR is ranked 55th among top public universities (US News and World Report 2013-2014).

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview


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