DIRECTOR, FINANCE & ADMINISTRATION, School of Social Work, Administration
Location: BOSTON, Massachusetts
Internal Number: 23500039500105
The Boston University School of Social Work (SSW) is committed to innovative research and transformative education. Per our recently completed strategic plan, our primary goal is to be a global model in social, economic, racial, gender, and climate justice transformation by 2050. We develop dynamic social work leaders committed to advancing equity, inclusion, and social justice. The School of Social Work, is ranked in the top 4% among schools of social work in the U.S., is looking for an individual who prizes collaboration, teamwork, and partnerships to carry out important work that supports a powerful mission. In this role, you'll play an integral role in the administration of the School and be a critical member of the senior administrative leadership team. You'll oversee daily operations and drive planning and policy development for Finance, Human Resources, Facilities, and Information Technology resources. You'll work with the Dean and the senior administrative leadership team on major initiatives aimed at further strengthening the Schools educational, research and service mission.
You'll spend your time on the following responsibilities:
Develop, forecast, and monitor the SSW budget through detailed analysis and reporting. This includes: resources allocation, contingency planning, and compensation of faculty and staff.
Ensure efficient and effective operation of the schools budget and partner with the Office of Sponsored Projects for grant administration.
Partner with internal departments to manage the lifecycle of faculty and staff.
Serve as a resource on hiring decisions, employee relation issues, and performance evaluations.
Administer University policy and procedures and develops internal planning of organizational changes.
Work directly with the Dean to manage staff as well as activities related to Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion, and employee engagement.
A cover letter is required for consideration.
Bachelor's degree required, Master's preferred.
At least five to eight years experience with 3+ years of management experience.
Experience leading cross-functional teams, conflict resolution, and contributing to positive work climate.
Ability to manage time effectively with competing priorities.
Intermediate or advanced Excel skills.
SAP experience preferred.
Please note all newly hired staff and faculty will need to be in compliance with Boston University's COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster Requirement within 30 days of date of hire. You must upload your vaccine documentation or request a medical or religious exemption (instructions). For further information on the University's response to COVID-19, please visit the COVID-19 Resources site.
We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, or because of marital, parental, or veteran status. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
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