University of Maryland, Division of Student Affairs
Location: College Park, Maryland
Type: Full Time
Salary: $115K - $135K
Internal Number: #100291
The Division of Student Affairs is responsible for programs, services, and resources designed to promote the learning and development, engagement, belonging, and health and well-being of students. The Division ensures the availability of a rich co-curricular experience for students, supports and enriches the University’s educational mission, and works to effectively meet the needs of a diverse student population and workforce.
The Director of Finance & Business Services has four major roles. First, the Director provides internal coordination and support for the 16 departments in the division of over 2,000 staff, a $240 million budget, and 3.6 million square feet of space. This includes coordinating major financial activities, chairing the business officers group, leading the divisional implementation of the Workday ERP financial and budget systems, and supporting human resource and procurement operational processes. Second, this role supports the Vice President and senior leadership, including providing all-funds reports, analyses, trends, fund balances, and assessing the fiscal health of operations. Third, the Director represents the Division with institution-level finance and business leadership, building effective relationships and creating strong lines of communication. Finally, this role directly supports the finance, human resource, and business services for the Divisional units on the 2nd floor of the Clarence Mitchell building and will supervise a new position to assist in this support. Units include the Vice President’s Office, Dean of Students, Office of Student Conduct, Development & External Relations, and Parent & Family Affairs with 35 staff and a $10M budget.
7 years of progressively responsible experience in financial management and business/administrative services.
Strong financial and analytical skills
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Strong leadership and team-building skills
Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion
Ability to present financial information clearly and concisely
Ability to foster positive and productive relationships.
Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality with trusted information
Progressively responsible experience in financial management and business/administrative services in a higher education setting.
A bachelor's degree and/or master's degree in a relevant area such as business management, finance, or accounting.
Strong service orientation
Demonstrated ability to build teams
Demonstrated experience using large-scale financial systems.
About University of Maryland, Division of Student Affairs
Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.