18 Jun

Director Academic Administration And Finance Jobs Vacancy in Columbia University New York

Position
Director Academic Administration And Finance
Company
Columbia University
Location
New York NY
Opening
18 Jun, 2018 29 days ago

Columbia University New York urgently required following position for Director Academic Administration And Finance. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.

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Director Academic Administration And Finance Jobs Vacancy in Columbia University New York Jobs Details:

Reporting to the Chair, the Director of Academic Administration and
Finance (DAAF) is responsible for the organization and planning of
the day-to-day academic and administrative activities including
financial management, personnel management, space management
and the provision of student and faculty services. The DAAF assumes
overall responsibility for the department's administrative budget and
supervision of the instructional budget, assumes overall responsibility
for oversight of all projects in the department, including department's
gift accounts and grants and accounts connected with any special programs. Works closely with partners and other offices throughout
the University.

  • Responsible for the hiring, training and supervising of the
department's staff and working closely with the EVP A&S offices (HR
Administration and EVP Finance and Budget Office) for the processing
of documentation and administration of all faculty, staff, and students
appointments; oversees faculty search activities; explains University
benefits and policies.

  • Oversees all international hires, coordinating with the International
Students and Scholars Office in visas, visa renewals, housing, and
related paperwork as well as assists faculty in immigration processing

  • Collaborates with the Chair and Academic Affairs Office to complete
faculty searches, tenure and academic research appointments and
other academic administration. Oversees the adjunct faculty
appointment processing ensuring timely submissions to the Academic
Affairs Office.

  • Works with Chair in reviewing curricular planning; curriculum
proposal; faculty teaching schedules and class times and room
assignments; engages in planning new program initiatives and directs
their implementation.

  • Oversees all aspects of admissions and fellowship/assistant awards
including contact with prospective students; advises students and
oversees registration procedures.

  • Oversees confidential student files and tracks student rankings and
fellowship preferences and awards.

  • Oversees the administrative and human resources functions for the
department including assisting the Chair in determining personnel,
personnel recognition, recommendations and addressing employee
concerns.

  • Demonstrates day-to-day leadership and guidance to staff by
proactively managing and providing clear, timely and University
compliant solutions on a wide range of administrative and financial
matters.

  • Collaborates with University offices and departments to oversee
logistics for smooth operation of the department, including facility
needs, maintenance, repair, and minor construction as needed.

  • Provides strategic financial planning and forecasting to the Chair by
capturing and analyzing data to use to inform financial decisions of
the department. Advises and performs budgetary analysis and
modeling to forecast future financial needs/resources.

  • Provides oversight and directs the department's financial planning
and accounting practices, maintains financial management reporting
and control systems, monitor department expenses, oversees
compliance with University/affiliate policies, procedures and
regulations.

  • Assumes overall responsibility for the department's administrative
budget, including department's gift projects, discretionary projects
and pre & post award grants and projects connected with any special
programs.

  • Responsible for conducting monthly projects reconciliation; oversees
fellowship/assistant budget; responsible for preventing overdrafts;
budget submission process and reports as needed; recommends level
of spending, resolves financial problems.

  • Provides guidance and direction to finance team and works to
complete all year-end transactions for the department.

Minimum Qualifications for Grade
Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant

Bachelor's degree required and or equivalent experience. 3-5 years of related experience is required.

Additional Position-Specific Minimum Qualifications
Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant

Must have, or be able to acquire quickly, a detailed knowledge of
University policies, procedures, and systems. Strong communication,
interpersonal and organizational skills required. Initiative, discretion,
ability to establish priorities, ability to work under pressure and
without supervision and good independent judgment required.
Computer literacy and experience with electronic funds management
required.

Special Instructions

Preferred Qualifications

Essential Functions

Additional Essential Functions (Limit to 3950 characters.)

Special Indications

This position works with:
HIPAA Compliance training required

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Participation in Medical Surveillance required

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What type of posting? Is this a waiver request?

Standard Posting

Requisition Open Date

06-18-2018

Requisition Close Date

Open Until Filled

Quick Link

jobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=170089


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