Bastyr University seeks an outstanding professional to act as the assistant chief budget officer of the University and to develop annual and long-range operating and capital budgets.
Bastyr University, located in Seattle, Washington, is a regionally accredited, multi-disciplinary institution for higher education and research in the natural health sciences. It is the leading university for natural health sciences in the United States. Founded as a naturopathic medical school in 1978, enrollment now reaches over 1200 students in a broad range of undergraduate, graduate and professional degree programs in the natural health and applied behavioral sciences. Bastyr enjoys close proximity to breathtaking marine, mountain and wetland environments, an abundance of cultural, educational and recreational opportunities and, in general, a high quality of life.
The Director of Budget and Resource Planning reports to the Vice President for Finance & Administration/CFO. This position is responsible for overseeing the development of the annual operating and capital budgets. Additional responsibilities include development and maintenance of long-range budgetary financial models, development of a Position Control System, and implementing effective budget, planning, and financial analysis systems and projections in order to assist in identifying opportunities to most effectively deploy and steward the University’s financial operating and capital resources at campuses in Kenmore and Seattle, Washington, San Diego, California, and Austin, Texas. This position provides analytical support for resource development and allocation decisions, fiscal evaluation of new program proposals, processes and operations. This position is involved in long-range financial, capital and space planning.
This position requires a minimum of 8 years of progressive experience in budgeting and financial analysis experience.
This position must be able to demonstrate expertise in analyzing and interpreting complex budget and financial data.
Ability to develop and recommend budget processes and strategies, develop methodologies for forecasting expenditures, revenues, and allocation of resources.
Must have successful experience in budget forecasting and modeling.
A BA/BS degree in Business Administration or related field is required with an advanced degree and/or certifications preferred (e.g., MBA, CPA, CMA, etc.).
Requires excellent skills in analyzing and interpreting complex budget data.
Requires excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to establish mutually beneficial relationships with various levels of employees.
Requires excellent communications skills, including written skills, and the ability to communicate clearly, diplomatically, and effectively.
Ability to work independently to establish strategies, work priorities, problem solve, take initiative, multi-task and exercise good judgment.
Requires a high-level of proficiency using Microsoft Office including Excel and Access applications.
Familiarity with financial systems such as Abila.
Previous experience working in a non-profit and/or higher education environment is preferred.
Interested candidates can learn more about this opportunity by visiting our website at www.bastyr.edu. Salary is DOE, plus comprehensive benefits package including Health, Dental & Vision, 403b plans, Section 125 plans and generous paid time-off. To apply, please refer to job #17-062, and send cover letter, resume, references and salary history to: firstname.lastname@example.org. EEO Open until filled.
Bastyr University believes that diversity is a crucial factor in achieving academic excellence and profoundly enriching the university experience. We are committed to maintaining a high-quality, diverse workforce representative of the populations that we serve. Our faculty and staff are committed to achieving our mission by educating students to be future leaders in the natural health arts and sciences. Bastyr University promotes a work environment that allows students, faculty and staff to develop their interests and talents while experiencing a sense of community and a commitment to diversity.
Bastyr University is an equal opportunity institution. We do not discriminate in matters of employment or participation in programs, services or benefits on the basis of gender, race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, individuals with disabilities, genetic information, or veteran status. Our programs, services and facilities are accessible to individuals with disabilities. Please contact the university in advance if you require special accommodation due to a disability.
Special Note: All applicants must prove authorization to work in the United States at the time of a position offer. Individuals must be able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation. Any applicants requiring special assistance during the application process should contact the Human Resources department by phone (425) 602-3087 or fax (425) 602-3058 or email email@example.com.
Additional Salary Information: DOE and comprehensive benefits package
Bastyr University is a nonprofit, private university offering graduate and undergraduate degrees, with a multidisciplinary curriculum in science-based natural medicine. Recognized globally for its rigorous curriculum and strong research, the University has a primary campus in Kenmore, Washington, and a second campus in San Diego, California.
Bastyr's international faculty teaches the natural he...alth sciences with an emphasis on integrating mind, body, spirit and nature. A pioneer in natural medicine since its inception, Bastyr continues to be in the forefront of developing the model for 21st-century medicine.