Vice President for Finance and Administration

Husson University
Bangor, Maine

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Husson University (, a private university in Bangor, Maine is accepting nominations and applications for the position of Vice President for Finance and Administration.

Reporting to the President and serving on his Cabinet, the Vice President for Finance and Administration assumes general responsibilities for the leadership, strategic planning and management of the University's financial and accounting affairs, technology services, safety & security, and auxiliary operations. Serving as Treasurer of the University, and in that capacity as a corporate officer, the Vice President for Finance and Administration operates in a fiduciary and advisory role for the Retirement Plan.

Since its founding in 1898, Husson University has transformed students' lives by inspiring and preparing students for professional careers as part of an education informed by the sciences and humanities. Boasting an enrollment of almost 3,000 undergraduate students and about 800 more enrolled in graduate programs, the University offer 70 undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees as well as a wide range of certificate programs. The University has a long-standing commitment to extraordinary teaching and experiential learning where students learn hands-on in all of their programs in the areas of business, legal studies, communications, education, health, pharmacy, science and humanities, and technology. The University is also committed to ensuring that a Husson degree remains accessible to its students. The careful stewardship of university resources has enabled Husson to remain the lowest-priced private university accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education in Maine. Husson's campus is located in the beautiful city of Bangor, a short drive from the Maine coasts, forests, and mountains.

Husson University is being assisted by the partners of Hyatt-Fennell; Cheryl Hyatt and Jack Calareso. Submit application materials to [email protected]. Applications will include a letter of interest, a current résumé/cv, and contact information for five professional references. Applications will be reviewed as they are received and should be submitted by November 5, 2021 to receive full consideration. All applications and nominations will be considered highly confidential. Husson University recruits and hires for all positions without regard to race or color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, physical or mental disability, religion, age, ancestry or national origin, genetic information or other status protected by law.

For more information contact:

Cheryl Hyatt or Jack Calareso


The selected candidate will have a Master's degree (CPA/CMA preferred), a minimum of seven (7) years of senior level experience as a financial and administrative executive, experience managing large budgets and portfolios, proven strategic leadership experience, higher education experience and experience with grant and federal funding is preferred. For a more detailed description, please visit



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Mission Statement:

Husson University inspires and prepares students for professional careers in current and emerging fields within the context of an education informed by the sciences and humanities.

The University
Located in beautiful Bangor, Maine, Husson University is a small school that makes a big impact. With 3,400 undergraduate and graduate students and an average class size of 18, Husson University prides itself on being an institution where everyone focuses on the student. Our students are more than just a number here at Husson.

We have a long-standing commitment to providing affordable and accessible education. Our faculty members are some of the leading experts in their fields. They include Fulbright scholars and numerous leaders of honorary and professional societies.

Husson University dining hallWe have a strong focus on experiential learning. In fact, U.S. News & World Report ranked Husson as one of the top 10 institutions in the country for student participation in internships. (2013 and 2014)

Combined, these attributes have made Husson the “University of Choice” for professional careers in current and emerging fields where students succeed, experiential learning is championed and global understanding is promoted. All of our programs are designed to help students achieve career success. With 54 degree programs and 10 graduate professional programs to choose from, you’ll find Husson graduates in organizations devoted to business, information technology, criminal justice, hospitality, education, healthcare, communications, pharmacy and much more.

Our warm, welcoming campus community is part of Maine’s third largest city. Bangor is located along the banks of the Penobscot River and is part of the Maine Highlands. It offers local residents the perfect balance of arts, culture, shopping, dining, and entertainment, in a town with one of the lowest urban crime rates in America. Husson is easy to access from I-95 and Bangor International Airport.

And if you love the great outdoors, Husson offers you four seasons of adventure. Acadia National Park, Baxter State Park, Moosehead Lake Region, and the Camden Hills area are all just a short drive away. Everything from a relaxing day at the beach, to a thrill-packed mountain bike ride in fall foliage, to world-class skiing, is within reach.Husson University dining hall

If career growth and quality of life are important to you, and if you have a passion for educating the next generation of leaders by transforming students’ lives, then we invite you to learn more about Husson University.

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