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Assistant Vice President for Financial Operations/Assistant Chief Financial Officer

Tarleton State University
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Tarleton State University is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Assistant Vice President of Financial Operations/Assistant Chief Financial Officer for the division of Finance & Administration.

Institution Overview: Tarleton State University is an energetic, comprehensive Carnegie R2 Doctoral University: High Research Activity, with the elective Community Engagement classification, and a new member of the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities. The Wall Street Journal’s latest rankings have Tarleton State fifth among U.S. schools highly recommended by their students and recent alumni. Fall 2023 brought another all-time-high enrollment, outpacing many institutions nationwide. Our total of over 14,500 students is an increase of 10% from 2019, making Tarleton one of the fastest growing universities in Texas.

Under the direction of the Chief Financial Officer/Executive Vice President for Finance and Administration, the Assistant Vice President of Financial Operations/Assistant Chief Financial Officer serves as such in their absence and is responsible for the financial operations of the University, including the following:

  • Leads and coordinates the accounting, budget, and cost allocation functions of the University.
  • Provides recommendations for improving University-wide budget and accounting practices.
  • Works with the EVP to identify and manage strategic financial issues with current or potential impact to the University.
  • Supports the development of long-range financial projections and models.
  • Ensures that procedures conform to applicable accounting principles and guidelines.
  • Manages the preparation and communication of financial reports.
  • Partners with units across the University to support financial planning and operations.
  • Establishes goals and objectives in alignment with University and Division strategic goals.
  • Ensures compliance with University, TAMUS, state and federal regulations.

Work location is Stephenville, Texas with work hours of Monday to Friday; from 8am to 5pm or as work requirements indicate which may include after-hours and weekends. Must be able to work remotely at the request of the University.

Applicants must have a master’s degree in accounting, business, or applicable field. Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered. Additionally, a minimum of five years progressively responsible experience in fiscal management and enterprise accounting systems with at least four years of supervisory experience is required.

For full position description visit Jobs at Tarleton and search for R-074410. Application packets only accepted on-line at

Documents required: Completed online application, Cover Letter, Resume/CV, three professional references with complete contact information. 

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

 A founding member of The Texas A&M University System, Tarleton State is breaking records — in enrollment, research, scholarship, athletics, philanthropy, and engagement — while transforming the lives of nearly 17,000 students in Stephenville, Fort Worth, Waco, Bryan, and online. True to Tarleton’s values of excellence, integrity, and respect, academic programs emphasize real-world learning and address regional, state, and national needs.

Tarleton State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer. As a member of the Texas A&M System, Tarleton will provide equal opportunity for employment to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity and will strive to achieve full and equal employment opportunity through the Texas A&M System.

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