Summary of Position: Reporting to the President, the Business Affairs Officer is responsible for providing leadership in financial planning and management, administering the College’s accounting, business services, information technology, security, facilities, and risk management operations, and advising College leadership on all financial matters.
Education: Bachelor’s degree from a recognized college or university in finance, accounting, business administration, or public administration. Master’s degree desired.
Experience: Seven years of experience in fiscal management including supervisory or administrative. Experience in education, government, or not-for-profit environment desired with higher education experience preferred.
Additional Desired Qualifications: Thorough knowledge of financial and accounting theories, principles, and techniques. Ability to compile, analyze, interpret, report, and present financial data. Ability to identify, resolve, and consult on a wide of range of fiscal, administrative, and personnel issues while focusing on institutional needs and priorities. Administrative experience in a collective bargaining environment. Proficient use of technology including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other accounting software. Effective organizational, administrative, project management and problem-solving skills. Ability to express ideas and information clearly and concisely both orally and in writing. Ability to foster collaborative and effective working relationships with diverse populations and multiple constituents. Ability to work well in a team environment. Ability to work independently, exercise sound judgment in the performance of duties, and maintain confidentiality. Project management skills including the ability to define projects, prioritize and manage multiple projects, measure and evaluate progress and outcomes, and meet timelines while producing quality work. Ability to define problems collects data, establish facts, recommend and implement solutions in a timely fashion. Must be willing to maintain appearance appropriate to assigned duties and responsibilities as determined by management.