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Position Available Karen L. Mitchell 26 Aug 1997 14:04 EST

The following position is now available at the University of
Maryland campus in Baltimore.  If you (or any of your colleagues)
are interested in this opportunity, please send your resume to the
address below as soon as possible.



 Founded in 1807, the University of Maryland, Baltimore is the
 health and human services professions campus of the University
 System of Maryland with schools of dentistry, law, medicine,
 nursing, pharmacy, social work, and a graduate school. Its
 23-acre campus, which also hosts the closely-related but
 independent University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS),
 University Physicians, Incorporated (UPI), University of Maryland
 Medical Biotechnology Center (UMBI), Veterans Affairs Medical
 Center (VAMC), and both the Walter P. Carter Center and Forensic
 Medicine Center of the Maryland Department of Health and Mental
 Hygiene, dominates the western edge of downtown Baltimore. With
 an estimated campus daily population approaching 20000 persons,
 it is a vital resource to Baltimore City and the State of
 Maryland, providing education, research, and critical services
 and having an annual economic impact of over $2 billion. The
 annual operating budget is approximately $380 million.

 The Assistant Vice President for Budget and Finance serves as the
 University's chief financial officer and is one of four Assistant
 Vice Presidents reporting to the Vice President for
 Administrative Services. As a senior administrative officer, the
 Assistant Vice President participates in the formation of policy
 and management strategy, is expected to provide management
 leadership in financial services, budget development, financial
 systems development, and in the delivery of administrative
 computing services to the University community.

 In coordination with the Vice President for Administrative
 Services, the Assistant Vice President provides guidance in the
 development and administration of the University's budget. This
 position directs the preparation of the University's financial
 statements, prepares and facilitates interaction with internal
 and external auditors, is responsible for the
 development/negotiation of the indirect cost rate for the campus,
 and serves as the campus coordinator for the University
 System-wide current financial management and human resource
 systems and for systems that will be developed and implemented
 over the next several years. Reporting to this position are the
 Director for Administrative Computing, the Director for Budget
 and Financial Analysis, the Director for Budget and Financial
 Support Services, and the Director of Financial Services.

 In addition to interfacing regularly with University executive
 leadership, the position interfaces with the State legislature,
 Federal/State agencies, Maryland Higher Education Commission,
 University System of Maryland, and the University of Maryland
 Medical System on related financial issues.

 The candidate for this position will have ten years or more of
 professional experience in a leadership role, preferably in an
 academic health center or similar setting, and a CPA or Master's
 degree in a related field is preferred. This person should have
 an understanding of, and appreciation for, the complexities and
 intricacies of operating in a very decentralized administrative
 structure, have strong communication and interpersonal skills, be
 a seasoned financial analyst and strategist, and an energetic and
 visionary leader.

 Letters of application with resume and nominations for the
 position should be sent by September 19, 1997 to:

 Mr. Terrence C. Smith, Chair
 Search Committee for Assistant Vice President
 for Budget and Finance
 University of Maryland, Baltimore
 515 West Lombard Street, Room 623
 Baltimore, MD 21201-1602

 University of Maryland, Baltimore is an AA/EEO/ADA employer.

 Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.