Director of Financial Planning and Operations

Doha, Qatar
Mar 27, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Director of Financial Planning and Operations


VCUQatar ( is the international branch campus of Virginia Commonwealth University's School of the Arts (VCUarts). Located in Richmond, Virginia, VCUarts ( is the top-ranked public art school in the U.S. VCUQatar was established in 1998 through a partnership with the Qatar Foundation and offers students the opportunity to earn a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in fashion design, graphic design, interior design and painting & printmaking; a Bachelor of Arts degree in art history; and a Master of Fine Arts degree in design. Located in Doha, the capital city of Qatar, VCUQatar is fully accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art & Design, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and the Council for Interior Design Accreditation. The current student body represents a diverse range of nationalities with students coming from 41 countries.


VCUQatar is seeking an experienced budget professional and self-motivating individual to fill the position of Director of Financial Planning and Operations. This strategic position is primarily responsible for the ongoing development, implementation, and assessment of internal budgets through regular evaluation of the funding impacts of VCUQatar's financial plan. This position will support a variety of budget development, fiscal and operational activities for the institution and will ensure compliance with all University fiscal policies and procedures. Additionally, this position will provide oversight of budget development and procurement operational activities and report directly to the Associate Dean for Administration. Candidates must have demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU and VCUQatar is required.


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