Vice President for Administrative Services/Chief Financial Officer
Newberry College seeks a Vice President for Administrative Services/CFO who is an experienced financial professional to oversee all aspects of the finance and business functions of the College. This position exists to be an enabler or supporter for other administrators and department heads, helping them determine how to accomplish the objectives and thereby providing a supportive foundation for organizational success. The Vice President reports to the College President and is an integral member of the President’s Council. The position requires a combination of strategic leadership and hands-on management.
Founded in 1856 by the Lutheran Synod of South Carolina and Adjacent States, the College has maintained its association with the Lutheran Church. Today, Newberry College prepares students in the Lutheran liberal arts tradition through a supportive academic community for lifelong intellectual and personal development, meaningful vocation and engaged citizenship in the global society.
The Vice President of Administrative Services/Chief Financial Officer (CFO) provides management and leadership for the administrative functions of the College. The CFO assumes overall responsibility for the College’s financial, general accounting, procurement, accounts payable and receivable, student accounts, debt management, capital financing, investments and budgeting.
The CFO establishes and updates the College’s financial policies and standards. The CFO further oversees the planning, direction and administration of the College’s support functions which include Human Resources, Environmental Health and Safety and outsourced functions include Dining Services, Facilities Management, Bookstore functions, Property and Health Insurance. The CFO should have a thorough knowledge of the relationship between tuition discounting, access and affordability, student accounts receivable and the net income requirement per student.
This position requires a background screen. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of a background screen.
This is a regular, full-time, exempt position reporting to the President of the College.
Evening, travel and occasional weekend hours are expected.
For complete consideration, applicants should submit complete application by April 26, 2019. Application should include a cover letter explaining candidate’s interest in the position; resume covering the applicant’s complete employment history; and a minimum of four (4) professional references including phone number and email address.
The salary for this position will be competitive and commensurate with the qualifications of the candidate. The preferred method for submitting your application materials is via [email protected] Applications are currently being accepted and review will begin on May 1 with an anticipated start date of July, 2019.