The Budget and Financial Planning Office is seeking a Director of Analytics and Policy Evaluation. Reporting to the Assistant Vice President for Budget and Financial Planning this position will provide analysis on the financial impact of internal policy decisions as well as external actions on the university's budget including, for example, identifying and evaluating actions and proposals that could impact the university's allocation under the Commonwealth of Kentucky's postsecondary education performance funding model; lead the university's state budget submission process; work collaboratively on university projects that involve budget and financial data; supervise staff which includes assigning work, monitoring performance, and mentoring; and provide strategic financial and budgetary guidance to the Assistant Vice President for Budget and Financial Planning.
Apply analytical techniques to explain the impact of anticipated or implemented financial, policy, and budgetary actions;
Provide leadership on intra-university projects that involve integrating budget and financial information into university enterprise platforms (e.g., EAB, Power BI, SAS Visual Analytics, etc.);
Monitor and evaluate the state performance funding model, including the financial impact of proposed changes; provide guidance to deans, vice presidents, and senior finance staff on matters related to the state performance funding model;
Collaboratively analyze and recommend actions to help maximize state performance funding within the mission and strategic plan of the university;
Obtain, analyze, and utilize information from internal and external sources to respond to requests for information from the Council on Postsecondary Education, Legislative Research Commission, and other entities;
Evaluate financial and budgetary impacts to the university from proposed changes to state statutes and regulations;
Lead the university's biennial state budget submission process;
Provide leadership on the development of the university's annual tuition revenue model as well as quarterly tuition forecasts that include collaborating with the Office of Strategic Enrollment Management and Student Success, the Delphi Center, and academic units;
Manage the exchange of information between the Office of Budget and Financial Planning and the Office of Institutional Research and Planning
Master's degree in Public Administration, Economics or related field and seven years of related experience. An equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience may be substituted for the requirements noted. The University offers market competitive salary and benefits. Grade EI. Salary Minimum: $66,153, Midpoint: $92,172, Maximum: $120,557
Preferred qualifications include a master's degree in public administration, economics, finance or related field.
Experience with statistical methods such as time series/trend analyses, ratios, and confidence intervals and familiarity with higher education operation and/or state and local government public policy processes.
Candidate should be able to understand and offer solutions to complex policy and budget problems which may require extensive collaboration with internal and external constituencies; possess highly developed analytical skills that include the ability to manipulate large data sets, identify data patterns and trends; effectively communicate complex information in a clear and concise manner; high-level knowledge of budgeting, finance, and accounting principles; ability to balance different opinions and perspectives to find solutions in a positive, consensus-building manner; and the ability to analyze and understand problems through diverse lenses including how policy and budget changes may impact different parts of the university.
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The University of Louisville is a state-supported research university located in Kentucky's largest metropolitan area. It was a municipally supported public institution for many decades prior to joining the university system in 1970. The University has three campuses. The 287-acre Belknap Campus is three miles from downtown Louisville and houses eight of the university's 12 colleges and schools. The Health Sciences Center is situated in downtown Louisville's medical complex and houses the university's health-related programs and the University of Louisville Hospital. The 243-acre Shelby Campus is located in eastern Jefferson County.