Job Requisition Number: 25450. The Vice Chancellor of Undergraduate Education (VCUE) oversees Berkeley Summer Sessions, Berkeley Study Abroad, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (SSALL), the Student Learning Center, the Athletic Study Center, Research I/T, Educational Technology Services, Berkeley Resource Center for Online Education, the Center for Teaching and Learning, Berkeley Connect, Arts & Design, and the American Cultures Center. All of these programs and services span across all undergraduate colleges and serve 27,000 undergraduates. The complex nature of funding for this diverse set of units necessitates the need for a consolidated financial services group led by this newly created Director of Finance for VCUE and SSALL reporting to the Associate Vice Chancellor of Undergraduate Education.
Involves developing, interpreting and implementing financial concepts for financial planning, resource planning (dollars), and control of organizational budget. May analyze and prepare recommendations for financial plans, including annual resource allocations, future requirements, and operating forecasts.
May be responsible for creation, maintenance and reporting on operational and capital budgets and budget processes, academic and staff budgeted FTE, performance of financial planning, human resources FTE recommendations, and finance and human resource planning. Manage financial analyst staff and all financial processes and budgets for VC of Undergraduate Education Immediate Office, Educational Technology Services, Student Learning Center, Athletic Study Center, American Cultures Center, Berkeley Connect, Center for Teaching and Learning, Research Information Technology, Summer Sessions, Study Abroad, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, and Arts & Design. Plays a financial control role in all financial transactions for all units reporting to VC of Undergraduate Education.
Establishes and recommends changes to policies which affect units or campus, including travel and entertainment reimbursements, procurement, payroll, student hiring, and accounts payable for units listed in previous category. Policies around Summer Sessions departmental revenue sharing, summer hiring, and summer expenses extend to 60 academic departments that participate in Summer Sessions, representing $45M in revenues and ~$7M in revenue sharing.
Frequently interacts with subordinate supervisors, customers and/or functional peer group managers. Provides counsel, analysis, and support on all financial matters to peer directors of the Student Learning Center, Athletic Study Center, Center for Teaching and Learning, Berkeley Connect and American Cultures Center.
May interact with senior management. Provides counsel, analysis and support on all financial matters for the Vice Chancellor of Undergraduate Education, Associate Vice Chancellor of Arts and Design, Associate Vice Chancellor & Dean of Summer Sessions, Study Abroad and Lifelong Learning, Assistant Vice Chancellor of Educational Technology, and Assistant Vice Chancellor and Chief of Staff for Undergraduate Education. Participates in many meetings regarding strategic planning and management changes to bring financial perspectives to decision making for divisional leadership. Prepares for (through subordinate staff), participates, and provides advice in meetings with EVC&P regarding broad campus-wide financial matters involving VCUE/SSALL, including budget hearings. Interactions normally involve matters between functional areas, other campus units or customers. Play lead financial representative role for all units reporting to Vice Chancellor of Undergraduate Education with Budget Office, RSSP, Student Affairs, Supply Chain Management, Business Contracts Office, Accounts Payable, Campus Shared Services, Admissions, Financial Aid, Registrar, ASUC, Bookstore, Cal1Card, Parking and Transportation, facilities services, all schools and colleges, UC Education Abroad Program and over 100 foreign Universities with financial relationships with UC Berkeley.•Has strong knowledge of finance policies, practices and systems. •Must have effective verbal and written communication skills. •Position requires inter-personal skills and ability to work effectively across the organization at all levels. •Requires knowledge of financial policies, practices and systems, budgeting and reporting techniques; human resource planning; accounting and bookkeeping. •Client services oriented, has good listening, critical thinking and analytical skills. •Ability to multi-task.
Education/Training: •Advanced degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.
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