Vice President for Finance and Administration and Chief Financial Officer
Viterbo University, an independent, liberal arts institution in the Catholic tradition located in La Crosse, Wisconsin, seeks a dynamic and strategic leader to serve as the Vice President for Finance and Administration and Chief Financial Officer (VPFA/CFO). The position is available beginning July 1, 2021.
Viterbo University was founded in 1890 as St. Rose Normal School by the Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration to prepare Sisters to teach in elementary schools. A warm and welcoming community for students, faculty, and staff of all faiths, Viterbo's proud Catholic and Franciscan heritage can be felt throughout campus. As one of only 23 Franciscan universities in the U.S., Viterbo's mission to prepare students for faithful service and ethical leadership provides a values-based education grounded in leadership through service, with a strong emphasis on ethics.
The Vice President for Finance and Administration and Chief Financial Officer serves as the primary finance and business operations executive for Viterbo University. The next VPFA/CFO will be responsible for providing executive management for the business and administration operations of the university including financial planning, budgeting, accounting and business operations, financial controls, procurement, contracts, human resources, instructional and information technology, financial aid, buildings and grounds, and the university's bookstore.
Application and Nomination Procedure The search is being assisted by Academic Search, Inc. For additional information about this opportunity, please review the position profile, which includes a full list of required and desired characteristics for the new VPFA/CFO, at www.academicsearch.org under the "Open Searches" tab.
Applications should consist of a substantive cover letter addressing the qualifications and expectations listed above, curriculum vitae, and a list of five professional references with full contact information and a note indicating the nature of your working relationship with each. References will not be contacted without the explicit permission of the candidate. Applications, nominations, and expressions of interest can be submitted electronically, and in confidence, to: Viterbocfo@academicsearch.org.
The position is open until filled but only applications received by March 1, 2021 can be assured full consideration. Confidential discussions about this opportunity may be arranged by contacting senior consultant Jerry Israel (email@example.com).