Admin Financial Director Duties
This is the top financial and administrative position at the
college/school or department level and reports only to the Dean,
Vice President or Director.
Administrative Specialists, Accountants, Budget Analysts, Human
Resource Specialists & Business Managers may report to this
position. Unlike the Business Manager position, which concentrates
on financial leadership, and the Administrative Manager position,
which focuses on operational leadership, the Administrative
Financial Director has an equal focus on financial operations and
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Directs operations and serves as a resource for the Director, VP or
Dean regarding requirements and trends in unit or department.
Recruits, supervises, trains, and evaluates assigned staff.
Implements and manages more efficient workflow.
Oversees and participates in planning.
Directs and manages departmental budget including preparation of
fiscal year budget, financial statements and reports of fiscal
Conducts and assists with the development of long- & short-range
Develops objectives and activities based on departmental goals.
Represents the college or department & serves on various department
& university committees.
Act in place of the Dean, VP or Director in that person's absence.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree in Business or Accounting or related field (MBA
preferred) and ten (10) or more years management & supervisory
OR fifteen (15) years related management experience;
OR equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Thorough knowledge of principles and practices pertaining to the
assigned college or department.
Experience developing management and supervisory principles &
Extensive knowledge of university budget and accounting rules,
policies and procedures.
Ability to develop and participate in strategic planning.
Skill in program design & development.
Strong leadership & communication skills.