The Financial Analysis and Services Director (0213U) - College of Engineering (CoE)
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The College of Engineering at UC Berkeley is recognized for its educational and research excellence, consistently ranking among the top three Engineering colleges in the United States. With more than 240 regular faculty members, 2100 graduate students and 3600 undergraduate students located in seven academic departments, Engineering is the second largest college on the Berkeley campus. A multiunit Dean's Office provides administrative, student services, development, and capital projects services. COE occupies ten buildings on the Berkeley campus and has extensive facilities at the Richmond Field Station.
The Financial Analysis and Services Director reports to the Assistant Dean of Administration and Finance. Responsibilities include developing, interpreting and implementing financial concepts for financial planning, resource planning (dollars), and control of organizational budget. May analyze and prepare recommendations for financial plans, including annual resource allocations, future requirements, and operating forecasts. The Director has a lead role in preparing the College's faculty recruitment proposal and the annual operating budget submission to the EVCP. In addition, this position is responsible for oversight of data analysis for nationwide surveys that determine the ranking of COE nationally and internationally (ASEE and U.S. News and World Report). The Director oversees financial operations for the extended Dean's Office, supervising a financial services team. The Director works closely with academic department managers and center and institute directors.
Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: 5/30/22 - Open Until Filled
Manages activities of two or more sections or departments through subordinate managers who exercise full supervision in terms of costs, methods, and employees. Oversees management of Dean's Office resources that includes a wide range of fund types. Develops strategies, policies and procedures for financial management.
Responsible for budget allocations. Oversees analysis and policy development for campus-wide funding issues and budget processes, resource allocations and funding models. Responsible for maintaining integrity of COE budget systems through supervision and oversight of budget staff, including hiring, training, scheduling, assignment of duties, and performance management.
Directs and oversees the College's process and timelines for response to the American Society of Engineering Educators (ASEE), US News and World Report Surveys, and other publication and survey data.
Provides oversight, coordination, and financial modeling for the development of professional programs, including masters and executive education. Incorporate university policy and guidelines into business plans and operating budget.
Analyzes trends in student enrollments, and makes recommendations for the distribution of temporary instruction funding. Projects the impact of programmatic changes on departments and develop the plans to accommodate them. Formulates strategic plans to distribute current resources, to obtain new resources, and to respond to either budget reductions or allocation of new funds.
Oversees interface between the college and outside vendors and shared services provides on issues related to financial services. Serves in the absence of the Assistant Dean for Administration and Finance.
Provides detailed analytical material for the preparation of College of Engineering's faculty recruitment proposal and annual operating budget submission to the EVCP. Recommend components and options for structuring start-up packages for new faculty recruitments involving approximately 8-10 positions and several million dollars per year. Makes recommendations to the Assistant Dean for funding sources.
Regularly interacts with senior management and executive levels on matters concerning the college and departments. Consults with academic department and program managers on issues regarding effective financial management, budgeting and accounting, as well as resolution of other administrative issues.
Involved in developing, modifying, and executing campus policies which affect immediate operation(s) and may also have campus-wide effect. Monitor fund overdrafts and endowed chair fiscal activity, ensuring compliance with campus policy. Participates in activities with campus-wide impact, such as advisory committees for new administrative systems and initiatives.
- Extensive knowledge of financial policies, practices and systems; budgeting and reporting techniques; fund accounting; human resource planning; accounting and bookkeeping.
- Strong ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing.
- Demonstrated interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively across the organization at all levels; ability to interact with diverse populations.
- Client services oriented; good listening, critical thinking and analytical skills.
- Ability to multi-task.
- Ability to evaluate processes to establish and maintain appropriate accountability structures and strong internal control elements.
- Demonstrated negotiation skills.
- Advanced degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.
- Professional certification preferred.
Salary & Benefits
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*Salary commensurate with experience.
Please include, as part of your application a brief (1-2 paragraph) statement on your contributions to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging in your professional experience.
Advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion are fundamental to our UC Berkeley Principles of Community, which states that "every member of the UC Berkeley community has a role in sustaining a safe, caring, and humane environment in which these values can thrive."
Conviction History Background
This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.
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