The Vice Chancellor and Chief Financial Officer (VC/CFO) is a member of the Chancellor’s Cabinet with responsibility for strategic alignment of major operational and financial activities in support of university goals. The VC/CFO brings both visionary concepts and technical expertise in planning and implementing administrative and financial services. The VC/CFO works in close collaboration with the Provost and Chancellor, and is an active participant in institutional decision-making. The successful individual plays a critical role in strategic planning and implementation, and establishes and maintains transparent and effective fiscal planning and budgetary processes. As VC/CFO, this person is directly responsible for budget planning, audit, and financial reporting; facilities operations; capital campus services, planning and implementation; human resources, diversity and labor relations. The VC/CFO represents the campus at the UMass System meetings of campus Vice Chancellors for Administrative and Fiscal Services, and with all other relevant external administrative and financial organizations and state agencies, as assigned by the Chancellor. This individual participates on community boards and organizations that enhance the campus public service mission.
UMass Dartmouth is a Tier 1 national research university that provides a private college educational experience and public university value. It is part of the University of Massachusetts system, which includes five campuses around the state, and participates in system-wide contracts and initiatives. UMassD enrolls 7,000 undergraduates studying 55 different majors in five colleges, and more than 1,600 graduate students in 33 masters and 13 doctoral programs in the five colleges. UMassD also houses the School for Marine Science & Technology and the Commonwealth’s only public law school.
There are 1,500 employees at UMassD, including 500 faculty. Five different unions cover all employees except for 78 exempt employees. The unions who represent UMass Dartmouth staff include: American Federation of Teachers (AFT), Educational Services Unit (ESU), American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), International Brotherhood of Police Officers (IBPO) and AFT Massachusetts Maintainers.
To view the complete position description and to apply please view our website at https://www.umassd.edu/hr/employmentopportunities/. Applicants should submit a letter of interest, current resume and the contact information for three professional references.
The position will remain open until filled; however, priority review will begin on April 1, 2018.
UMass Dartmouth is an AA/EEO employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from members of these and other protected groups.
The University of Massachusetts reserves the right to conduct background checks on potential employees.