Vice President for Business Affairs and Treasurer

Amherst, Erie County / Buffalo, Erie County / Eggertsville, Erie County / Snyder, Erie County
May 07, 2014
Executive Administration Jobs
Daemen College is conducting a national search for a Vice President for Business Affairs and Treasurer, precipitated by the retirement of its current, outstanding Vice President after 30 years of exemplary service to the College. This is a unique opportunity for a proven executive to partner with Daemen College’s President, and the other vice presidents who comprise the senior leadership team, to provide visionary financial and administrative leadership in support of the core activities of the College. As the College’s VPBA, the successful candidate will be responsible for the planning, integration, and control of all of the College’s financial resources, with special emphasis on the development of appropriate strategies to carry out key components of the Daemen College Strategic Plan. The VPBA will serve as the chief financial officer responsible for the financial integrity of the College and will also provide stewardship over facilities operations, financial aid, human resources, information resources management, and related services. Candidates must have an advanced degree in business administration, finance, accounting, or related field from an accredited college or university; ten years of directly related experience in progressively responsible business/financial-level management, with five years at a senior level position. THE COLLEGE: Daemen College is a private, nonsectarian, co-educational, comprehensive college of approximately 3,000 students in Amherst, New York, and is chartered to award both undergraduate and graduate degrees. Located in a safe and attractive suburban setting, Daemen offers convenient access to one of the country’s most vibrant regions, spanning Buffalo-Niagara, the Great Lakes, and a cross-border corridor with Ontario, Canada, less than a two-hour drive from cosmopolitan Toronto. Daemen has a diverse student population that represents its deep roots in Western New York but also a remarkable sector of international students, minority students (18% of the student population), and first-generation college students. COMPENSATION: The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. A generous health benefits and College matching retirement program would also be available to the successful candidate for this position. APPLICATION SUBMISSION: The review of candidates for Vice President for Business Affairs and Treasurer will be carried out by a Search Committee, and begin immediately. For a full description of the position and candidate qualifications, as well as application instructions, go to All applications must be submitted through this site, and link electronically to the Human Resources portal ( ) within the Search Site, by no later than July 1, 2014 to assure expedited consideration. Daemen College is an AA/EOE and strongly encourages applications from women, veterans, people of color, individuals with disabilities and candidates who will contribute to and support the cultural fluency and diversity of our campus.