Associate Director-Financial Operations 5516BR Student Affairs Center for Campus Life
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Department/College Description The Center for Campus Life is one of the largest centers in the Division of Student Affairs. Campus Life leads RIT in driving student engagement. The Center supports and provides inclusive programs, services, and environments that foster engagement and connection to the RIT community. As a vital part of the Division of Student Affairs and the greater RIT community, members of Campus Life will value and espouse:
A student-focused environment
Diversity and inclusion in all aspects of our operations
Collaboration and teamwork
An innovative culture
Continuous personal and professional development
To achieve these goals, the Campus Life portfolio includes Spirituality and Religious Life, The Q Center, Center for Women & Gender, Fraternity & Sorority Life, Off-Campus & Commuter Services, New Student Orientation, Student Government, College Activities Board, Clubs, Event Management, Tech Crew, the Welcome Center, and Financial Services in support of the department and student clubs/organizations. To achieve these goals, the Campus Life portfolio includes Spirituality and Religious Life, The Q Center, Center for Women & Gender, Fraternity & Sorority Life, Off-Campus & Commuter Services, New Student Orientation, Student Government, College Activities Board, Clubs, Event Management, Tech Crew, the Welcome Center, and Financial Services in support of the department and student clubs/organizations.
Detailed Job Description Reporting to the Assistant Vice-President for Student Affairs, this position provides leadership for all Campus Life finances and human resource management for all of our positions (professional (21) and para-professional (over 300 students in an academic year)). Performs high-level accounting functions (including transactions that impact RIT's balance sheet and resolving complex financial challenges involving multiple funding sources) for department and division. Serves as integral member of AVP's leadership team to provide fiscal counsel, develop strategic financial direction, evaluate capacity planning, and outreach/coaching to staff and campus partners regarding budget processes, accounting activity and financial vision. Provides on-going evaluation of resource allocation and internal controls to ensure allocation of University budget and SAFs is appropriate, mitigate potential audit liabilities, and anticipate financial trends and drivers to maximize the student experience and engagement.
Required Minimum Qualifications
5-7 years of progressive financial experience
1-3 years of previous supervisory experience of staff at the part- or full-time levels
Ability to multi-task
Must be able to handle confidential information and situations
Ability to communicate effectively with students, faculty and staff;
Ability to work in and contribute to the support for a dynamic office environment.
Masters Degree in Accounting or related field preferred
Demonstrated success engaging students
Competency in ASL (or willing to develop such competence)
Possess a deep understanding of a diverse student body and a demonstrated commitment to diversity and cross-cultural issues.
Required Application Documents
How to Apply In order to be considered for this position, you must apply for it at: http://careers.rit.edu/staff. Click the link for search openings and in the keyword search field, enter the title of the position or the BR number The direct link to this posting can be found here: https://sjobs.brassring.com/
Rochester Institute of Technology, the 10th largest private university in the U.S., is among the worlds leading technological universities. Its 18,000 undergraduate and graduate students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries are enrolled in over 200 academic programs, including 7 interdisciplinary Ph.D. programs. A pioneer in experiential education, RIT was the first to offer undergraduate degree programs in biotechnology, information technology, software engineering, and microelectronic engineering. As home to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, the university offers unparalleled academic opportunities and services for the deaf and hard-of-hearing. Founded in 1829, RIT has 115,000 alumni throughout the United States and around the world. RIT has been named by the Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the Great Colleges to Work For. RIT is a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation site, and is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples through the Upstate NY Higher Education Recruitment Consortium. For more information, visit www.rit.edu/overview/rankings-and-recognition and www.rit.edu.
As a member of the RIT community employees receive a well-balanced benefits package that offers a variety of choices and access to additional employment advantages. These benefits, combined with an employees pay, provide a total compensation package that can be tailored to meet your needs. More on RITs Benefits, Health & Wellness program can be found at: https://www.rit.edu/fa/humanresources/content/benefits-health-and-wellness
RIT does not discriminate. RIT is an equal opportunity employer that promotes and values diversity, pluralism, and inclusion. For more information or inquiries, please visit RIT/TitleIX or the U.S. Department of Education at ED.Gov
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