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Director of the Office of the Vice President for Finance and Administration

Franklin & Marshall College
Job Location:
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Business and Financial Services

Franklin & Marshall College is recruiting for a full-time Director of the Office of the Vice President for Finance and Administration.

Job Description:

The Director manages cross-functional projects for a division that includes financial operations, controller and treasury functions, human resources, campus facilities and operations, auxiliary services, public safety, compliance and risk management, Title IX, and legal affairs on an interim basis. The Director supervises staff, represents the division on campus committees and working groups, and leads creation of dashboards, original analysis, and meeting materials for Board of Trustees meetings.


  • Manage special projects at the intersection of multiple disciplines with an emphasis on financial analysis, policy development, and modeling.
  • Lead operations of the Office of the VPFA, including: supervision of administrative staff and student workers, manages workflow between ten divisional offices, leads divisional budget development, purchasing, and reconciliation.
  • Manage communications flow between the Office of the VPFA and various constituencies, including faculty and professional staff (FPS), students, internal committees, external partners and others.
  • Coordinate and prepare divisional materials for meetings of Board of Trustees committees and working groups.
  • Coordinate scheduling and division meeting logistics.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree required (accounting, finance, economics, or related field preferred.)
  • Five to seven years supporting operations for a large, diverse organization required.
  • Three to five years of experience of project management required.
  • Successful management of budget development processes required.
  • Experience using and summarizing financial statements required.
  • Experience with fund accounting required.
  • Knowledge of business information systems required
  • Proven ability to handle and communicate confidential information in a professional manner required.
  • Knowledge of Franklin & Marshall administrative structures and processes preferred.
  • Previous experience interacting with Board members and supporting Board meetings preferred.
  • Experience with financial policy development preferred.

The ability and willingness to provide excellent service and to work in a collegial manner with students, faculty and staff, and other constituencies is essential.

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