Vice Provost for Institutional Planning, Budget and Effectiveness

San Francisco, San Francisco County
Apr 25, 2014
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Vice Provost for Institutional Planning, Budget and Effectiveness

University of San Francisco

Department: Academic Affairs/Provost Office

Job Type: Full-Time

Job Summary:

The University of San Francisco is searching for a Vice Provost for the Center for Institutional Planning, Budget and Effectiveness. The Vice Provost serves as the University’s chief planning officer with direct responsibility for the institution’s strategic planning, forecasting, and budget development.

Job Responsibilities:

• Forecasts and models budget and planning processes to anticipate the results of various university decisions including the effects of enrollment plans, allocation of staff and faculty, and divisional/departmental strategic plans;

• Oversees the Office of Planning and Budget and coordinates the development of the University’s budget including revenue and expenses estimation;

• Coordinates the University’s planning process, develops tracking mechanisms and oversees the reporting of progress made in achieving the institution’s strategic goals;

• Ensures the alignment of the University’s budget and planning process with the University’s Mission, its Strategic Initiatives, and its academic goals;

• Monitors the financial performance of all schools/colleges and University divisions and reviews the budgetary implications of all new initiatives;

• Authorizes significant expenditures and financial commitments within Academic Affairs including staffing, purchase requisitions, budget transfers, etc.

• Utilize and leverage BI capabilities to prepare financial reports as requested by University administrators or the Board of Trustees;

• Oversees the Offices of Institutional Research and Institutional Data Analytics;

• Ensures accurate collection of data, reporting, and statistical analysis;

• Other duties as assigned

The Vice Provost reports to the Provost and works closely with the President, CFO, and other members of the University leadership. The Vice Provost is a member of the Provost’s Council, the President’s Cabinet, and the University’s Leadership Team.

Minimum Qualifications:

• An MBA, CPA, PhD or equivalent professional experience in an academic setting preferably in the areas of strategic and budget planning, data management and analysis, goal setting and tracking.

• At least 5 years of senior level experience in financial planning and forecasting modeling in an academic setting;

• Significant experience in managing professional staff;

• Willingness to innovate and identify institutional best practices that can be implemented at the University;

• Strong analytic and problem-solving skills as well as excellent communication skills, flexibility, and a commitment to transparency and collaborative work;

• An understanding of and commitment to support the Vision, Mission, and Values of the University.

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link:

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The University of San Francisco is an equal opportunity institution of higher education. As a matter of policy, the University does not discriminate in employment, educational services and academic programs on the basis of an individual’s race, color, religion, religious creed, ancestry, national origin, age (except minors), sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition (cancer-related and genetic-related) and disability, and the other bases prohibited by law. The University reasonably accommodates qualified individuals with disabilities under the law.