Associate Director for Financial Systems

Riverside, CA
May 10, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Full/Part Time
Full Time

8AM - 5PM

Commensurate with Experience

Position Information
The Associate Director for Financial Systems is a hands-on leader for a team of application developers responsible for campus finance related systems. The Associate Director will provide direction and management to a team of application developers; review the work assigned to staff during all phases of project work; perform application development tasks to assist staff in completion of assigned work; coordinate the planning of end user training for new functionality; lead, develop and facilitate the implementation of quality assurance requirements for complex enterprise information systems and web applications; coordinate with community business leaders and C&C leadership as necessary to establish best practices and procedures to meet organizational SLAs.

Minimum Requirements
Thorough knowledge of technical concepts and basic operating principles of data communications, computer hardware, vendor IT products, and software.
Critical thinking, persuasion/negotiation, conflict resolution, mentoring and staff development, leadership/management, problem solving, and human resource policies and procedures relating to management responsibilities.
Experience in the management of ongoing technology infrastructure acquisition and expansion, to include the identification and integration of suitable emerging technologies.
Experienced in leading change management activities and managing their impact across multiple units or departments.
Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to effectively present technical topics to large groups with potentially varied levels of technical sophistication.
Requires thorough knowledge relating to the planning, and coordinating of business programming applications activities.
Requires thorough knowledge of applications programming function, organizational effectiveness and health and safety (ergonomics, stress).
Verbal and written communication, quantitative abilities, analytical technical applications programming systems management.
Ability to understand the process involved to adapt, integrate, and modify existing programs or vendor-supplied products for use within a large and complex technical environment.
Extensive or advanced knowledge of subject area sufficient for strategic planning, technology assessment and direction.

Preferred Qualifications
Extensive experience managing technical staff.

Current knowledge of the University of California, Riverside campus community.

Current knowledge of the Computing & Communications organizational environment.

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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