The Associate Dean of Finance and Operations is an experienced and skilled leader who works under the direction of the Dean of the College of Extended Studies. The Associate Dean of Finance and Operations has a broad range of responsibilities critical to the fiscal and administrative operations of the College. This role works closely with the Associate Dean of Program Administration to effectively, efficiently, and collaboratively integrate fiscal, administrative, business, and programming operations to successfully implement the College’s and University’s strategic plans and overall objectives. The Associate Dean of Finance and Operations is a strategic thought-partner and a hands-on and participative leader responsible for management of multiple organizational activities accomplished through the College’s teams in Budget and Finance, Information Technology, Cashiering, and Registration. This position leads a team to critically analyze college practices, procedures, systems, and information to ensure optimal use of resources to enhance the experience of students and internal/external clients across the university. This leadership role greatly contributes to building on SDSU’s excellence.
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San Diego State University is seeking a dynamic, participative leader with extensive fiscal and management experience. The ideal candidate will have superior professional standards and will be a strategic thought-partner, with a focus on constructive solutions helping to move the organization forward. They will possess superb communication skills essential to work collaboratively and effectively across academic units and within the office. The ideal candidate is a decisive decision maker who is results oriented. They adapt and learn quickly, exhibiting a strong desire to continue to learn. The ideal candidate is committed to building on San Diego State University’s excellence.
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Compensation and Benefits
San Diego State University will offer a competitive salary based on the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate.
San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that includes:
Extensive leave benefits: 14 paid holidays, 24 vacation days, and 12 sick days per year
Retirement security through a Cal PERS defined benefit pension and retiree healthcare benefits
An array of health, dental, and vision coverage at no- or low-cost to the employee
California State University system fee reduction program (fee waiver) for employee or qualified dependent
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Bachelor’s degree from an accredited U.S. college or university or a certified foreign equivalency
Master’s degree strongly preferred
Seven years of management experience in the private or public sector
Experience with business process and workflow design and implementation
Functional proficiency with information technology and experience managing financial and budget information systems, data analysis, and reporting
Ability to research and analyze complex budget, finance and administration systems to make recommendations for improved decision-making, accountability, and information flow
Demonstrated experience in and/or commitment to working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of underrepresented groups
A strong commitment to and belief in the benefits of collaborative academic, administrative, fiscal, and customer service excellence in a continuing higher education self-support environment
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All management and executive employees shall be required to provide a written statement to the appropriate administrator of any and all outside employment. Employees shall also provide a written statement of outside employment if a written request by an administrator is made.
The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
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SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.
Since it was founded in 1897, San Diego State University has grown to offer bachelor's degrees in 91 areas, master's degrees in 78 areas and doctorates in 22 areas. SDSU's approximately 35,000 students participate in an academic curriculum distinguished by direct contact with faculty and an increasing international emphasis that prepares them for a global future. SDSU's annual economic impact to the state of California is $6.5 billion, according to an impact report done by the California State University in 2010.Of SDSU's 280,000-plus alumni, approximately 60 percent live in San Diego. They comprise more than half the region's engineers, teachers, entrepreneurs and the local workforce for a host of other industries.San Diego State University is a community diverse in race, ethnicity, language, culture, social class, national origin, religious and political belief, age, ability, gender, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation. As a university committed to learning in all its forms, San Diego State University recognizes the need to attract and retain a critical mass of diverse persons who will advance its goals and ideals.