The Vice President of Business and Finance & Chief Financial Officer (VPBF/CFO) ensures fiscal management and business operating standards are applied as best practices across the campus.
As a member of the President’s Cabinet, the VPBF works collaboratively with University leadership to fulfill the mission, ensure financial stability, and promote an environment of continuous improvement.
Successful candidates must be committed to the academic success of the students and be able to support and promote the University’s Mission.
The VPBF provides leadership, to business and financial services including financial planning and analysis, efficiency of operations, and achievement of the financial goals of the University.
The VPBF provides oversight to other areas of the University including but limited to accounting, internal control, procurement, office of sponsored programs, public safety, print shop, and contract oversight and administration for auxiliary enterprises including the bookstore and dining.
Concord has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and opportunity. As an EEO/AA employer, Concord seeks a broad representation of candidates including women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.
A master’s degree in business administration, accountancy, or finance from an accredited college or university; or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
Certified Public Account (CPA) is preferred.
Experience at an institution with similar complexity, opportunities, and challenges is required. Higher Education experience is preferred.
An understanding of the role and mission of a regional university engaged in significant teaching, research, economic development, and community service.
Additional Salary Information: Compensation consistent with CUPA-HR medians for institutions of similar size and scope.
Internal Number: 2615
About Concord University
Best known for its professional education, business, social work and science programs, Concord has transformed and enriched lives and communities in the Central Appalachian region since 1872. Located in the small town of Athens, Concord is housed on 125 beautiful acres just off I-77 in Mercer County, West Virginia. Outdoor adventure opportunities abound The university’s rural location provides easy access to outdoor adventure opportunities, with interstate access to more culturally diverse metropolitan areas in North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and Washington D.C.