Senior Director for Budget and Planning - School of Engineering and Applied Science
Job location: SEAS-297 Towne Building
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2020-10-10
University OverviewThe University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.Posted Job TitleSenior Director for Budget and Planning - School of Engineering and Applied ScienceJob Profile TitleAdministrative and Financial OfficerJob Description SummaryPenn Engineering’s world-acclaimed faculty, state-of-the-art research laboratories and highly interdisciplinary curricula offer an experience that is unparalleled. Innovation and technology drive every program and transform the fundamentals of what future engineers are learning. http://www.seas.upenn.edu/
Under the general direction of the Vice Dean for Finance and Administration, serve as the Senior Director for Budget and Planning for the School of Engineering & Applied Science. This position will manage the school's decision support strategy; work with the Senior Director for Financial Services to drive efforts to maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of Penn Engineering Financial Services; and participate in the leadership and execution of the school's operating and capital budget and planning efforts.Job Description
The Senior Director for Budget and Planning is responsible for managing the school's decision support strategy to provide high quality and carefully curated data and analysis to respond to external surveys and empower school leadership to make data informed decisions. Work very closely with the Senior Director for Financial Services to drive efforts to maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of the Penn Engineering Financial Services (PEFS) organization by seeking out efforts to improve critical business operations processes. Participate in the leadership and execution of the school's operating and capital budget and planning efforts. Working closely with the Executive Director and the Director for Decision Support, ensure that these efforts are well-coordinated and deadline-driven, with a strong commitment to prudent financial management.
Provide leadership and direction for the School's Decision Support Group whose purpose is to gather, analyze and report on School data in the areas of finance, human resources, research, academic activity, and space.
Develop and implement strategies to maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of the PEFS organization to enhance customer service.
Provide strategic support to the school's operating and capital budget and planning efforts.
Plan and execute the strategy for developing, maintaining, and communicating policies and procedures that support PEFS operations.
Represent the school on various University wide committees, task forces and meetings.
Bachelor’s degree in business administration, finance, or a related field and a minimum of five years of related experience, preferably in higher education, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Strong financial, analytical, planning, and modeling skills. Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.Job Location - City, StatePhiladelphia, PennsylvaniaDepartment / SchoolSchool of Engineering and Applied SciencePay Range$72,837.00 - $138,391.00Affirmative Action Statement
Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.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.