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Director of Fiscal and Business Operations

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Work type: Management (MPP)
Location: Los Angeles
Categories: MPP, At-Will, Finance/Accounting, Full Time

Job ID: 513252; 04/19/2022

DIRECTOR OF FISCAL AND BUSINESS OPERATIONS

Division of Student Life

California State University, Los Angeles, invites applications for the above Administrator II position.

The University:  California State University, Los Angeles (Cal State LA) is one of 23 campuses within the California State University system.  The University is the premier comprehensive public university in the heart of Los Angeles. We offer nationally recognized programs and our faculty have a strong commitment to scholarship, research, creative pursuits, and service.

As a federally recognized Hispanic-serving (HSI) and Asian-American, Native American, and Pacific Islander-serving institution (AANAPISI), Cal State LA recognizes the transformative power of education and embraces its duty to identify and serve the needs of all of its students. The University is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population of students, faculty, and staff can thrive.

The Position: Under the general direction of the Vice President for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Student Life, the Director of Fiscal and Business Operations is responsible for the planning, development, and administration of all Student Life General Fund budgets and other non-General Fund fiscally related resources of the division, totaling more than $18M. The Director of Fiscal and Business Operations will: oversee the allocation and deployment of human resources for the division in accordance with the Vice President's expressed directives and all applicable University policies and procedures; advise the Vice President and other Student Life leadership on fiscal matters related to human resources including hiring, and interpreting and communicating collective bargaining agreements; update internal standards and procedures; serve as a general operations manager for various ongoing division-wide efforts and initiatives as well as providing oversight and direction for special projects; adhere to federal, State, CSU and University guidelines, policies, and procedures in areas of financial management, human resources management, facilities operations, administrative processes, accounting, procurement, and property management; monitor the Vice President's Reserve and prepare divisional fiscal assessment summaries and reports as necessary; coordinate the utilization of university financial systems within Student Life, as well as maintaining standardized procedures for department revenue and expenditure tracking developed for use by support staff; facilitate new and existing employee training; supervise the Division ITC and assist in the coordination of work for all IT related support staff; chair and convene with the Division Technology Steering Committee addressing all IT related initiatives within the Division; represent the division and serve as the Student Life liaison for various University committees and working groups such as University Resources, CMS Financials, Human Resources Advisory, the Campus Baseline Committee, the Campus Physical Planning Committee, Space Management Subcommittee, Risk Management and Safety Committee, Property Survey Board, Campus Sustainability Committee, Ad Hoc Alternative Modes of Transportation Committee, and other inter/intra-divisional committees as assigned. In addition, the incumbent may be called upon to coordinate Divisional professional development, team building, and training efforts as needed.

Required Qualifications and Experience: A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and at least five years of progressively responsible experience in financial management and operations, preferably in a higher education setting. Experience managing complex operations and programs with substantial operating budgets. Demonstrated successful leadership skills and the capacity to work collaboratively with diverse constituencies, including students, faculty, staff, and external community members. The ability to think critically and strategically, with a focus on the continuous quality improvement of services to students. Must be detail-oriented, with excellent written and oral communication skills.

CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The system-wide policy can be found at https://calstate.policystat.com/policy/9779821/latest/ and questions may be sent to OfficeHRM@calstatela.edu.

California State University, Los Angeles, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees (up)on date of hire to reside in the State of California.

As of January 1, 2022, the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.

Desired Qualifications and Experience: A master's degree in public or business administration (or related field) from an accredited institution. Experience with CSU financial management and human resources systems and reporting is highly preferred.

Compensation: Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. A comprehensive benefits package is provided.

Appointment:  The Administrator II appointment will be made under the guidelines for management and supervisory employees of the California State University. All rights and benefits associated with this appointment are governed by the Management Personnel Plan. 

This position is a "designated position" in the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. The successful candidate accepting this position is required to file Conflict of Interest forms subject to the regulations of the Fair Political Practices Commission.

Closing Date:  Review of applications will begin on May 5, and will continue until the position is filled; however, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received. A completed online Cal State University, Los Angeles employment application is required. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 revised July 21, 2017, as a condition of employment.

In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, California State University, Los Angeles is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual. To that end, all qualified individuals will receive equal consideration without regard to economic status, race, ethnicity, color, religion, disability, national origin or cultural background, political views, sex or sexual orientation, gender, or other personal characteristics or beliefs.

Candidates must demonstrate ability and/or interest in working in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. Certain positions require fingerprinting. The University actively encourages qualified minorities, women, and persons with a disability to apply. Upon request, reasonable accommodation will be provided to individuals with protected disabilities to (a) complete the employment process and (b) perform essential job functions when this does not cause an undue hardship. We are an Equal Opportunity/Title IX Employer.

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