Franklin & Marshall College invites nominations and applications for the position of Vice President for Finance and Administration (VPFA). Reporting to President Barbara Altmann, the VPFA provides leadership and strategic vision necessary for expert management of the College’s financial resources and supervises the day-to-day budget, finance, investment, business, public safety, auxiliary services, and facilities operations.
The successful candidate will be a financial expert, a creative strategist, a collaborative partner and an open communicator who has successfully created client-centered environments that value operational effectiveness. S/he will have: a history of accomplishment with financial and administrative systems and operations; proven experience with financial data management and analysis; the ability to develop, refine, and maintain financial systems in a college; a record of identifying and establishing new sources of revenue; the ability to work with faculty and professional staff colleagues on all major issues, and to build social capital and common purpose in a diverse community through effective collaboration and information sharing; and proven experience working with a chief executive officer and a board of trustees, and internal and external organizational constituencies to provide transparent, accurate, and compliant processes.
Founded in 1787, Franklin & Marshall is a highly selective private liberal arts college that prizes its strong faculty-student community centered on small classes and faculty-student research. The College’s mission is to help students develop their greatness – including their intellectual, creative, and leadership talents -- so that they may live fulfilling lives and contribute meaningfully to their occupations, their communities, and their world. F&M is proud of its nationally recognized talent strategy to build a dynamic student body and of its faculty-led College House system, which blends residential community, intellectual exploration, and student self-governance. The College enrolls about 2,400 students from throughout the U.S. and around the world. Its faculty are exceptional teachers and active scholars, offering a curriculum that spans the arts and sciences. The College’s operating budget for fiscal year 2019 is approximately $135 million in revenues and expenses, and its pooled endowment is valued at $330 million.
The College is located on 247 beautiful acres in Lancaster, PA, a diverse and progressive metropolitan area of approximately 500,000, with a lively arts culture, historic downtown, and easy access to Philadelphia, Baltimore, New York City and Washington, DC.
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