Oregon Tech, the premier polytechnic university in the Pacific Northwest with programs spanning engineering, allied health, management and applied social sciences is searching for an innovative and forward looking Director of Budget and Resource Planning. The Director of Budget and Resource Planning is responsible for providing vision, leadership, analysis and recommendation across the institution with regard to budget development, resource planning, operational and fiscal analysis, and supports a wide range of decision making at all levels of the organization. Oregon Tech is a growing, mission driven, institution with locations in Klamath Falls, the Portland metro area, Salem, and Seattle.
The Director of Budget and Resource Planning leads the department and is responsible for providing fiscal budgeting and planning functions for the University as well as advising the Vice President of Finance on a range of matters. Responsibilities encompass overall strategic planning, analysis and budget management of Oregon Tech’s Education & General as well as Auxiliaries budgets and preparing internal and external financial and budget related communications and reports. This position oversees the development of financial impact studies for the legislature, developing and recommending solutions involving budget and fiscal policy to executive staff, external government agencies, partner institutions as well as the Board of Trustees.
Under the supervision of the Vice President of Finance and Administration the Director develops, implements, tracks and reports on the annual and biennial University budgets. This position advises executive leadership on fiscal impacts of institution-wide decisions and policy and has broad functional and leadership responsibilities by coordinating the operating and capital budgets of the University across the academic, administrative and student affairs functions; developing tools which support decision making and analysis for budget authorities, deans, executive leadership and the Board of Trustees.
Creativity and high levels of technical competence are at a premium for this position. Primary duties include developing analytical tools and frameworks, developing budget and operational analysis; recommending policy, procedure, budgets, and efforts to improve organizational effectiveness across all campus locations; tracking and forecasting revenues, commitments, and expenditures; managing and advising on cross functional projects and identifying potential improvements in the administration of the budget.
Bachelor's in business administration, public administration, business management, accounting, or related field; Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis. A Master's degree in a relevant field may be substituted for up to one year of required experience.
Five (5) years’ progressive advanced level experience in finance or budget development; planning & executing financial analysis such as analyzing financial information; forecasting program needs; monitoring revenue and expenditures; preparing recurring; ad hoc financial management reports; using and developing interactive financial modeling systems.
Five (5) years' experience in higher education institutions, hospital or other complex organizations which includes demonstrated effectiveness in budget modeling/budget development.
Knowledge of and experience with distributed electronic financial management systems; and strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.
A demonstrated commitment to client service and continuous improvement.
Advanced degree in a field listed above.
Ten (10) years progressively responsible experience in budgeting and planning.
How to Apply
Application deadline is March 5, 2017 by 5:00 p.m. To apply, submit a (1) cover letter, (2) resume and (3) names, email addresses and phone numbers of at least three professional references by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Be sure to reference job #17-33014 in the subject line of the email. Application materials may also be mailed to the Oregon Tech Office of Human Resources, 3201 Campus Drive, Klamath Falls, OR 97601 or faxed to (541) 851-5200.
The Oregon Institute of Technology (Oregon Tech) is an institution founded on the principles of excellence through hands-on knowledge. We believe in giving students a rigorous, practical education while applying cutting-edge concepts for real-world solutions.As the Pacific Northwest’s premier public institute of technology, we take pride in our mission to deliver technology education. We continual...ly partner with industry leaders to ensure that our programs and classes are at the top of the board with adapting to new technology and preparing students for workforce demands.This real-world focus gives our students a competitive edge: 88 percent are either employed or enrolled in graduate school within six months after graduation. Year after year, our baccalaureate graduates earn excellent starting salaries. New graduates earn an average starting salary of $54,000 per year. We also attribute this to our dedicated professors, who provide personalized attention and are genuinely invested in their students’ learning. A total enrollment of about 4,800 allows for an intimate campus environment distinguished by small classes and a student-to-faculty ratio of 20:1. This personal approach provides many benefits of a prestigious private education at a public price.