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JOB NO.: 95780-LI

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Accounting, Finance, Purchasing, Management/Supervisory

Employment Class: Limited

Position Vacancy ID: 95780-LI

Working Title: Divisional Director for Administration and Chief Financial Officer

Official Title: DIR, BUSINESS SERV/M(J96DM)

FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: OCTOBER 15, 2018

Term: N/A

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $83,481 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Master's degree required. Area of specialization preference is business, management, higher education administration or related field.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

At least five years' experience administering financial management policies in a higher educational setting. At least five years of increasingly responsible administrative management and budget planning experience within a large and complex institution. Demonstrated ability to create an atmosphere of collaboration, customer service and success. Experience managing a staff with a variety of functions. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Proficiency in various software tools for financial management and budgeting. Demonstrated ability to lead and implement change successfully.

License or certificate:

Position Summary:

This position reports to the Vice Provost for Enrollment Management at the University of Wisconsin- Madison (divisional budget of $15 million). The primary responsibility of the Divisional Director for Administration and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is to provide leadership, strategic direction and oversight for all Division of Enrollment Management (DEM) budget and administrative activities. The position directs the overall budget planning, budget management, monitoring and financial management of the division. Responsibilities also include overseeing administrative and human resources processes of the division.

In collaboration with the Vice Provost, Deputy Vice Provost, and department Directors, this position directs the collection and presentation of data concerning the division's financial performance for internal and external review. This position is the division's main contact with campus and UW System regarding budget, business services and personnel-related budget issues.

As a key member of the division's leadership team, the Director for Administration and CFO participates with the Vice Provost, Deputy Vice Provost, and department Directors in policy development and is responsible for the financial aspects of strategic planning. This position is responsible for the development of the annual budget and implementation of the associated budgetary policies under which the division operates.

The mission of the Division of Enrollment Management is to strategically strengthen the competitiveness of UW-Madison in achieving enrollment goals and to collaborate with campus partners to provide information and services to enhance student success. The offices within the Division provide the foundation of support and services for the academic infrastructure throughout the student lifecycle. We are committed to the highest standard of service for our students, colleagues, visitors and other customers.

Diversity and inclusion are primary values for the Division of Enrollment Management and are integral to achieving our strategic goals. We seek candidates with an awareness of and commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion across all spectrums. Staff will serve as role models by practicing exemplary, respectful and inclusive behaviors in all of our interactions.

Additional Information:


Ann Bradshaw
[email protected]
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Instructions to applicants:

Please click on the Apply Now button to start the application process. You will be asked to upload a cover letter, resume and contact information for at least three professional references.

Additional Link: Full Position Details

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.

Advertised: Sep 10 2018 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: Oct 8 2018 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time





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Posted: 9/11/2018
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