Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,377 full-time undergraduates and 4,420 graduate and professional students. Ranked 37 among national universities, Boston College has 878 full-time and 1,201 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $1 billion, and an endowment in excess of $2.2 billion.
The Lynch Leadership Academy seeks a Director, Finance and Operations who will be responsible for ensuring that LLA's operational, programmatic and financial systems are supporting the organization's current operation and ongoing expansion
Reporting to the Executive Director of the Lynch Leadership Academy responsibilities include: Facilitating a strategic planning process for Lynch Leadership Academy. Research potential opportunities, analyze current and new contexts, and propose strategies for growth and expansion of LLA over the next 5 years.Identify targets and benchmarks, as well as drivers, for growth. Design processes and protocols for LLA to use in planning and decision-making around new opportunities, either that we purse or that we are offered. Set and execute a financial vision that best supports the strategic plan of the Academy. Oversee and develop budgets for organization. Prepare cash flow analyses, and monitor and forecast revenues and expenses. Provide timely, accurate, and useful financial and management reporting for funders and other key stakeholders. Serve as primary liaison to Boston College's Finance Office. Develop high level operational plan for all nine of LLA's programs. Lead process of writing MOUs with District and School Partners. Serve as operational lead for the team overseeing work streams and timeline tracking. Manage and direct the work of the Assistant Director, Program & Operations.Act as operational lead for office, team and contractors.
Develop and execute funding strategy for LLA with Executive Director. Ensure programmatic and financial reporting is completed per funder's requirements. Serve as primary liaison to Boston College's Office of Sponsored Programs. Oversee sponsored projects to ensure that all expenditures are processed timely and efficiently. Responsible for creating sponsored project proposal budgets; Work closely with OSP on proposal submissions - MOU's and reporting requirements of the sponsors.
Develop strategies and processes for accomplishing data needs, analytic projects, and the evaluation of programs. Manage dashboards. Analyze programmatic data to inform overall program strategy.
Competitive salary commensurate with relevant experience.
Requirements: Bachelor's Degree required, Master's Degree preferred 7-10 years of finance and operations experience With 5-7 years of experience overseeing a budget of ~2M+ 1-2 years of management experience Passion for LLA's mission Experience leading complex program evaluation and measurement projects Track record of developing and growing relationships with funders Excellent interpersonal skills with experience building and managing external partners Ability to navigate and succeed in a complex organization
Boston College offers a broad and competitive range of benefits depending on your job classification eligibility:
Tuition remission for Employees
Tuition remission for Spouses and Children who meet eligibility requirements
Generous Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
Low-Cost Life Insurance
Eligibility for both University-Funded 401k and Employer-Sponsored 403b Retirement Plans
Boston College conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.
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Boston College is one of the nation's best and most selective universities, with U.S. News & World Report ranking Boston College 31st among national universities, and Forbes ranking it 26th in its 2012 America's Best Colleges listing. Boston College confers more than 4,000 degrees annually in more than 50 fields of study through eight schools and colleges. Faculty members are committed to both teaching and research having earned nearly $60 million in research grants in the last year alone. The University has made a major commitment to academic excellence. As part of its Strategic Plan, Boston College is in the process of adding 100 new faculty positions, expanding faculty and graduate research, increasing student financial aid to more than $128 million annually, and widening opportunities in key undergraduate programs, such as international study, internships and student formation.