Assistant Dean for Finance

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Posting Summary

Logo Posting Number STA00399PO18 Classification Title Assistant Dean Internal Title Assistant Dean for Finance Campus Columbia 01 College/Division School of Music Department School of Music Band Unclassified Advertised Minimum Salary Salary commensurate with qualifications. Advertised Salary Range Commensurate with Qualifications Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 37.5 Work Schedule

Standard working schedule: 8:30am – 5:00pm

Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the department.

Type of Staff Position Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Basis 12 months Job Search Category Administrative

About UofSC

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.

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

Participates as a key member of the Dean's Executive team, and serves as the primary business advisor to the Dean. Promotes a unified view of the School of Music's interests and aligns work with goals of the School. Plans, organizes, directs and manages the business operations for the School. Directs, coordinates and implements the practices needed to manage all funds in accordance with the policies of the School of Music, University, and State of South Carolina. Interprets policies related to approval of fiscal transactions pertaining to procurement, expenditure requests, budget formulation and managements, to ensure compliance with USC, State and Federal regulations. Communicates School of Music financial information on a timely basis to the Dean and other personnel, where appropriate. Works collaboratively with faculty, staff, and program directors. Develops and maintains professional relationships with university officials and personnel. Performs financial activities in accordance with standard financial principles, processes, and accuracy.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

Bachelor's degree in related field; minimum of five years financial-related experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Extensive knowledge of USC accounting system. Thorough knowledge of USC Policies and Procedures, state and federal regulations relating to contracts, grants and procurement. Prefer a working knowledge of PeopleSoft, USC Accounting Services Intranet, DataWarehouse, Web-Based-Budgeting.


Proficient use of Microsoft Excel. Ability to coordinate administrative functions, maintain efficient business and accounting practices, multi-task and meet multiple deadlines in a fast-paced environment. Must be able to work with frequent interruptions. Must be analytical, possess good written and oral communication skills. Ability to exercise good judgment and a willingness to establish and maintain effective working relationships. Good work ethic and professionalism is a must.

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date 04/16/2018 If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date Job Open Date 03/27/2018 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 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.

Position Attributes

Hazardous weather category Non-Essential Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have at least a Bachelor's degree in related field and minimum of five years financial-related experience?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. List of References and Contact Information
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    Posted: 3/28/2018
    Application Due: 4/26/2018
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