Under the leadership of the President, Transylvainia University seeks an accomplished and dynamic leader to serve as the Vice Predent of Finance and Administration. The Vice President serves on the executive cabinet and is responsible for the appropriate operation of the physical plant, finance and accounting, information technology, campus safety, purchasing, telecommunication, human resources, financial aid, food service, bookstore and all other related services.
The VP of Finance and Administration also safeguards financial and physical assets and provides direction in strategic planning and goals accomlishment for areas of responsibility.
The Vice President of Finance and Administration provides coordination and supervision of the operating, furniture and equipment, technology budgets and physical plant projects. The position ensures that appropriate internal controls and procedures are used for cash management, accounting records, internal financial reporting, aid awards to students and all other financial and economic transactions and functions. In addition, this role provides appropriate physical assets to carry on the University’s mission, and minimizes risks for those assets through maintenance, planning, replacement and insurance. Provides external reporting of the University’s financial and economic condition and results of operation and external funding from grants, gifts and contracts.
The VP Finance and Administration manages the University’s debt to provide short-term working capital and for long-term physical projects in the most economically advantageous methods. Addtionally, provides measures to avoid risks for students, employees, visitors, contractors and physical, financial and intellectual property through planning, inspection, insurance and legal counsel.
The VP directs day-to-day management and supervision for the areas of responsibility. This position provides the President with appropriate information, data, records and opinion and acts as staff liaison to the Board’s Finance, Physical Plant and Investment Committees. In addition, manages real estate acquisition and disposition and ensures the proper management of short-term investments and those investments not managed by the Board’s Investment Committee.
Qualified candidates may submit their cover letter and curriculum vitae or resume online by following the job openings link at www.transy.edu/jobs. Please direct the cover letter to Human Resources. Please apply by January 15, 2021 however, resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. Nominations may be sent in confidence to KMcBrayer@transy.edu; however, all candidates must apply through the above web site. The appointment start date will be contingent upon the selected candidate's availability.
Transylvania University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to enhancing the diversity of the university community. In support of this goal, we seek qualified candidates with a wide range of backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences. We embrace diversity and encourage all who are interested to apply.
About Transylvania University
Transylvania University is a top-tier, independent, residential liberal arts college in Lexington, Kentucky - the state's second largest city with a population of 300,000 and the regional hub for entertainment, sports, the arts, and many other attractions. Founded in 1780, Transylvania University enjoys a long and distinguished history and is ranked in the top 15 percent of the nation’s four-year colleges by The Princeton Review.