Vice President for Business and Financial Affairs

University of North Alabama
Florence, Alabama
Feb 16, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
Vice Presidents
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Vice President for Business and Financial Affairs

The University of North Alabama (UNA) seeks applications and nominations for the position of Vice President for Business and Financial Affairs (VPBFA). The VPBFA is the Chief Financial Officer for the University, reports directly to the President, and serves on the President's Executive Council. The VPBFA has responsibility for the Business and Financial Affairs Division that includes Accounting, Human Resources, Procurement, Auxiliary services, and Facilities Management. The VPBFA prepares, administers, and provides oversight for the University budget, as directed by the President and approved by the Board of Trustees.

Qualifications for the position include the following: a Master's degree in a business-related field is required, a Doctoral degree in a business-related field or higher education administration is preferred; a minimum of 6 years of executive financial management experience is required, preferably in a public higher education environment. A combination of education, training, and experience may be acceptable.

UNA is regional, Master's level, state-assisted institution of higher education located in Florence, Alabama and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. With an enrollment of over 7,000 students, UNA offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs through four academic colleges: Arts and Sciences; Business; Education and Human Sciences; and the Anderson College of Nursing. UNA is one of the most picturesque college campuses in Alabama, occupying a 130-acre pedestrian-friendly campus in Florence's historic district. The University's diverse faculty and staff enjoy a competitive salary and benefits package and are supported in their professional and career endeavors through encouraged participation in conferences, research opportunities, and various other types of professional development. UNA has been recognized as a Great College to Work for by the Chronicle of Higher Education.

Florence, along with adjacent towns, Muscle Shoals, Sheffield, and Tuscumbia make up an area known as the “Shoals”. Located in the hills of northwest Alabama, on the banks of the Tennessee River, the Shoals offers its citizens an enviable sense of safety and comfort in year-round moderate climate. The Shoals area is a regional hub of 137,000 people located within easy driving distance of Birmingham, Memphis, and Nashville. The area has a rich tradition in the arts, culture, entertainment, and recreation that includes numerous festivals throughout the year, two Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail courses, the birthplaces of Helen Keller and W.C. Handy, the Rosenbaum House/Museum (the only Frank Lloyd Wright home in Alabama), a proud musical heritage and home to the Alabama Music Hall of Fame, and much more. The Shoals area is consistently recognized in national magazines and on travel sites as a great place to live.

Interested candidates must apply through the UNA Online Employment System at Applications will only be accepted through this system. Please be prepared to upload or otherwise provide the following documents: cover letter, resume/cv including contact information for three references, and unofficial or official transcripts. For additional information, including the complete job description, please visit the Online Employment System. For questions, please email or call the Office of Human Resources at 256-765-4291 and select option #2.

UNA is an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving excellence and strength through diversity. UNA seeks a wide range of applicants for this position so that one of our core values, ethnic and cultural diversity, will be affirmed.



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