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Posted: 12/01/2021


Tusculum University is seeking applications for a Controller. This position is responsible for the financial operations of the institution; provides financial reporting; coordinates the annual audit of the institution; manages cash flow; supervises the Accounting department, Accounts payable department and Payroll department; reports directly to the Vice President for Finance/Chief Financial Officer.

This position will remain open until filled.


Bachelor’s degree in business administration, finance or accounting required; Master’s degree preferred. Five (5) or more years’ managerial experience in Finance or Accounting required. CPA Certification preferred. Experience in comparable institution of higher education preferred. The successful candidate must possess strong leadership and organizational skills, the ability to work independently and make value judgements, which may set new policy. The ability to exhibit a high degree of tact, energy, and resourcefulness in dealing with a variety of situations and people. Working knowledge of business software and Microsoft Office.

Only online applications will be accepted. Send a cover letter, CV, copies of transcripts, the names & contact information of 3-5 references, and Tusculum University application (This form can be located at the top of the web page electronically to [email protected] Attn: Controller


Working at Tusculum University

At Tennessee’s first college, join students from across the country and across the world who’ve come together  to make a difference in their lives and the lives of others.

Our unique Civic Arts focus takes the liberal arts a step further in a nationally recognized approach to educating individuals of integrity and ideals.

wide range of majors – from museum studies to nursing – are combined with service learning and travel opportunities, an Honors Program and a Bonner Leaders Program.

Plus Tusculum offers scores of student-run clubs and projects to prepare you for anything!

If you’re seeking a smaller college away from urban stress and suburban sameness, Tusculum is the right size and in the right place. A small college like ours encourages you to be who you are and to try new things, knowing you’ll never be lost in the crowd. 

It’s easy to get involved at Tusculum. Organize campus events, become a resident assistant, direct a play, lead Freshman Orientation, hold an office in the Student Government Association, or join one of the many other clubs on campus.

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