The Dean of Operations and Finance, collaborating with the Medical Center’s Management Accounting, Human Resources, and Facilities departments, provides the oversight and financial leadership to ensure the College’s resources meet and achieve the goals of the College’s strategic objectives. Reporting to the President, the Dean of Operations and Finance, is a member of the College’s senior leadership team.
The Dean works collaboratively with College divisions and committees to create annual capital and operational budgets; measure and improve service and performance outcomes and institutional effectiveness; participates in strategic planning for the College; directs activities required for the identification, collection and analysis of data for fiscal monitoring, improvement and accreditation purposes; facilitates development of reports necessary for accreditation; develops and maintains relationships with internal/external constituents, peer institutions and accrediting agencies.
PRINCIPAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
*Works with College divisions to create annual capital and operational budgets. Collaborates with the College President to present information to the Board of Trustees necessary for the setting of tuition and fees and the approval of the College budget.
*Collaborates with Medical Center Management Accounting staff to produce budget and financial reports; communicates about financial reports to the College Board of Trustees, Bryan Foundation, the Medical Center, and external auditors; oversees internal financial and budgetary processes.
*Collaborates with Medical Center Human Resources for obtaining salary and wage benchmarking data; completing wage surveys (i.e., CUPA, AACN, IPEDS); implementing market pay grid changes; creating/revising/updating job descriptions; and processing human resource position requisitions and change requests.
*Works with Medical Center Facilities Management staff to plan and oversee upkeep and needed changes to the College’s physical environment.
*Administers evaluation and assessment processes throughout the College to ensure comprehensive institutional effectiveness;
*Collaborates on the College’s Strategic Plan.
*Coordinates development, implementation, and periodic revision of College external contacts and partnership agreements.
Identifies comparative data from peer institutions to facilitate outcome evaluation.
Coordinates annual reports and surveys for external agencies; responds to effectiveness surveys from governmental agencies and associations.
Coordinates and evaluates facility use, including related policies and procedures.
*Partners in support and analysis of new programs, partnerships, funding and revenue strategies, and other initiatives
*Supervises College administrative support staff.
Coordinates special projects as assigned by the President.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws that govern the work areas managed.
Knowledge of financial accounting and reporting standards,
Knowledge of standards of practice in higher education, including current issues, trends and accreditation standards.
Knowledge of applicable federal/state laws that govern the practice and education of allied health practitioners.
Ability to apply the principles, practices and applications of management including planning, organizing, directing, and evaluating.
Ability to develop, implement and evaluate programs.
Ability to develop and implement area objectives and performance goals.
Ability to analyze problems, identify needs and priorities and implement effective work strategies.
Ability to effectively react and perform work under stressful situations.
Ability to communicate effectively in a collegiate environment with varied constituencies.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
A bachelor’s degree is required. CPA, MBA, or doctoral degree preferred. Minimum of five (5) years experience in a managerial position. Experience supervising employees. Experience with financial accounting, strategic planning, financial modeling, reporting standards, and data management preferred.
OTHER CREDENTIALS / CERTIFICATIONS:
(DOT) – Characterized as sedentary work requiring exertion up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, including the human body.