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. ================================================= UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, BALTIMORE ASSISTANT VICE PRESIDENT FOR BUDGET AND FINANCE 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.