The University Libraries is seeking a self-motivated, collaborative, analytical, detail-oriented individual to join its Senior Administrative team. The Director of Finance and Administration serves as a senior leader in the Libraries and oversees budgeting, financial reporting and analyses, all business operations, facilities, and human resources for the Libraries, as well as budget, finance, contracting, and business support services for University of Nebraska Consortium of Libraries (UNCL). The individual in this role works collaboratively with Libraries faculty and staff, key partners on campus including Chief Academic Business Officers (CABO), UNCL, Big Red Business Center (BRBC) and the Big Ten Academic Alliance (BTAA) in furtherance of the Libraries' mission and vision. Responsible for helping to advance inclusive excellence goals, with a particular focus on areas where administrative processes may be a barrier to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high-performing and diverse workforce in which employees' differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
Master's degree plus five (5) years of related, progressively responsible experience. Work history must show Financial analysis/modeling experience, Budgeting experience, and Supervisory experience. Required knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Accuracy and attention to detail while still seeing the big picture.
Strong organizational skills including the ability to prioritize.
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Excellent listening skills.
Ability to analyze problems and make sound judgments.
Excellent computer skills including Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
Ability to carry out sensitive tasks with discretion and confidentiality.
Strong analytical skills including the ability to prepare and interpret financial forecasts, models, and analyses.
Advanced knowledge of accounting principles and practices, business processes, policies and procedures, and internal controls.
The ideal candidate may have experience in Higher Education or governmental setting and/or experience with senior-level reporting and decision making. Knowledge of SAP and/or Tableau.
Posted Salary: $75,000/yr minimum
Job Type: Full-Time
Internal Number: 73115
About University of Nebraska - Lincoln
With over 25,000 students, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a diverse educational insitution with international stature. The intellectual center for the state of Nebraska and beyond, we are a land-grant, top tier national research-extensive insitution. Part of the Big Ten conference, Big Ten Academic Alliance, our mission includes growing relationships and resources that enable the University of Nebraska to change lives.