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Director of Business Affairs

Position Deleted on 3/08/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Edwardsville, IL
Admin - Business and Financial Services
Full Time
included on Affirmative Action email

The Business Affairs Director represents the Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs (PVCAA) in all business and budgetary affairs. He/She has fiscal officer authority and propriety approval for general revenue funds, local activity funds, and foundation funds in the Provost's functional area. This position supervises the planning and execution of the Academic Affairs budget (over $99 million State-funded dollars), and assumes functional responsibility for an additional $40 million in local and grant funds allocated to Decision Centers. This individual assures all academic units fulfill their fiscal responsibilities to maintain the overall integrity of the Academic Affairs Budget. The Director of Business Affairs establishes budget policy and procedural matters for one college, seven schools, the University library, and five major service units. The Director also provides fiscal advice, instruction, and training to all deans, directors, chairs, their staffs, and other fiscal officers as well as directs and guides subordinate budget officers through almost daily contact. He/She directly prepares and executes the budget of almost $11 million for the PVCAA's office. Assists with the development of the annual Resource Allocation Management Program (RAMP) request. Serves as a member of the Provost's Senior Staff, the Academic Affairs Control Group, and the Budget/HR Group. The Director is also a liaison for academic buildings in University Park, supervises a Business Administrative Associate and represents the Provost on University-level committees and special meetings.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: The successful candidate must possess a Master's Degree in Business, preferably in Accounting; plus five years of experience in computational, financial or planning positions. Applicant must possess the ability to use PC and/or mainframe applications and tools to produce analytical reports. Must have strong management, organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills. Oracle experience is required.

TERMS OF APPOINTMENT: Professional staff, non-bargaining, 12 month continuing, 100%.

SALARY RANGE: Salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience.


Candidates should include, with their resume, a letter of application describing their relevant experiences and interest in the position, along with transcripts. Also, please include the names, addresses, and phone numbers of at least four references. References will not be contacted without prior permission of the applicant.

Please submit all nominations, applications, and communications to:
Dr. Ann Boyle
Interim Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Box 1021
Edwardsville, Illinois 62026-l021

Or send electronically (preferred method) to:

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: Completed applications should be received by February 14, 2013, for optimal consideration; review of completed applications will continue until the position is filled.

SIUE is a state university-benefits under state sponsored plans may not be available to holders of F1 or J1 visas.

Applicants may be subject to a background check prior to an offer of employment. SIUE is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.


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