Director of Facilities, Administration and Budget Operations
Director of Facilities, Administration and Budget Operations
Division of Administration and Finance
Advertised Minimum Salary
Salary commensurate with qualifications.
Advertised Salary Range
Location of Vacancy
Hours per week
8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the department.
The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.
Advertised Job Summary
To support, plan, manage, coordinate, and perform the complex administrative and business management activities associated with the USC Central Facilities, this includes a primary focus on the USC Columbia Campus, as well as, assets across the USC System. This position will function as the Chief Business Officer of USC facilities directly reporting to a USC Vice President for Facilities and Transportation.
Directs, plans, supervises and manages the University of South Carolina School Central Facilities finance, budgets, general support procurement, reporting, and analysis related to KPI and management decision support. As Director will be responsible for management, and in part creation, of the financial and certain administrative reporting systems. Includes responsibility for internal budget forecasting, special project assessment and analysis, provide back-up and general support and leadership of budgets and finance area and select certain other centralized funds and projects. This includes the direct management of certain finance and budget staff, as well as coordinating efforts and resources with human resources, information technology and other key administrative areas.
This position directly reports to the Vice President for Facilities & Transportation and assists this VP with the organizational development, benchmarking, operational reporting, scorecards, management reporting, performance management, measuring trends, budgeting analysis and other financial activities with a broad functional or organizational scope. Includes analyzing the business operations and coordination of the accounting process. Oversight and implementation of computer models or applications for efficient data collection and usage. To demonstrate commitment to conducting business lawfully and ethically by consistently adhering to compliance policies, procedure, and regulations.
This position will work directly with and in partnership with the leadership of Facilities Management and Building, Construction & Design in order to ensure a unification of efforts in support of the Facilities' Operations and its VP.Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)
A minimum of ten years of experience, significant portion of which should be finance, administration and business management level. A Masters and an Undergraduate Degree required in accounting, management, finance, business administration, etc. At least 5 years of experience working in higher education environment, managerial accounting & administration, and or facilities financial management environment. Experience managing and monitoring multi-million-dollar annual budgets and managing general ledger and accounting systems.
Driver's License required.Preferred Qualifications
A minimum of twenty years of experience, significant portion of which should be administration and business management level. Master degree required in accounting, management, finance, business administration, etc. At least 5 years of experience working in higher education environment. Experience managing and monitoring multi-million dollar annual budgets and managing general ledger and accounting systems. Knowledge of and working experience in facilities management accounting and preparation of financial statements. Management experience in the area of academic accounting systems and working with transactions associated with State agencies; record of administration to include planning, and day-to-day overseeing of resource allocation processes; understanding of facilities management, its diverse constituents and complex organizational structures; demonstrated evidence of strong interpersonal and communications skills. Working knowledge of the USC administrative and human resource systems. Preference given for CPAs, CIAs, and other financial professionals.Knowledge/Skills/Abilities
A minimum of ten years of experience in finance, administration and business management including financial reporting, internal controls, and budgeting, with significant portion of which should be administration and business management level. Master degree required in accounting, management, finance, business administration, etc. At least 5 years of experience working in higher education environment, managerial accounting & administration, and or facilities financial management environment. Experience managing and monitoring multi-million dollar annual budgets and managing general ledger and accounting systems.
Demonstrated commitment to diversity, and the ability to establish and maintain positive and collaborative working relationships with individuals and teams, based on respect, honesty, and collegiality with all constituencies. Demonstrated experience as an effective problem-solver. Expertise with financial and statistical data, and the ability to provide and analyze reports, budgets, and proposals useful for management decision-making. Proven ability to establish and maintain strong client relationships, and a demonstrated commitment to providing excellent customer service. Excellent interpersonal and communications skills in both written and verbal form with diverse target audiences of varying socio-economic status.
Posting Detail Information
Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date 04/16/2018 If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date Job Open Date 03/08/2018 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant
Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This position is open until filled. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.Quicklink for Posting http://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/27774 EEO Statement
The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, protected veteran status or genetics.
Hazardous weather category Non-Essential Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
Do you have a bachelors' degree in accounting, management, finance, business administration, or in a related field?
Do you have a master's degree in accounting, management, finance, business administration, or in a related field?
Do you have at least a minimum of ten years of experience with a significant portion being in finance, administration and business management level.?
Do you have at least a minimum of five years of experience working in a higher education environment, managerial accounting & administration, and or facilities financial management environment?
Do you have experience managing and monitoring multi-million-dollar annual budgets and managing general ledger and accounting systems?
Do you have a valid Driver's License?
What are your salary requirements?
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