VICE DEAN OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION
Duties: This position reports directly to the Dean and serves as a key member of the Dean's senior team. The Vice Dean of Finance and Administration leads all finance and administration including operations, computing, human resources and Research Data Services (WRDS). The incumbent will work collaboratively with senior administrators at the Wharton School and other senior administrators at the University. Will represent the Dean and serve as spokesperson for the School to the executive and financial levels of the University.
The Wharton School was founded in 1881 and is the world's first collegiate school of business. Regarded as one of the world's leading business schools, Wharton houses 240 standing faculty, 270 adjunct faculty and approaching 800 staff. The annual student population is nearly 5,000 students at the undergraduate, MBA, Executive MBA and doctoral level
Qualifications: A Master's Degree or more (MBA preferred) and over 10 years of experience in leading multiple financial and administrative functions within complex organizations, preferably in higher education. Demonstrated experience in setting and executing on a vision, strategic and creative thinking and strong leadership capabilities. Experience leading, managing and developing a diverse staff, including senior level professionals.
Ability to lead by example. This position requires extraordinary negotiation, communication, listening, and presentation skills. In addition, experience in interacting with University senior administrators, faculty, and alumni as well as external constituents. An understanding of international business is a plus. Some domestic and international travel may be necessary.
Reference Number: 07-28740
Salary Grade: UNG
Employment Type: Exempt
Org: Wharton Finance and Administration
Special Requirements: Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.
Job Family: R-Specialized Univerisity