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Vice President for Finance

Kansas Wesleyan University
Job Location:
Salina, Kansas
Business and Financial Services
For complete job description and submission requirements go to: Vice President for Finance

POSITION’S TITLE: Vice President for Finance; Serves as the Chief Finance Officer

The following is a summary only, refer to complete job description link referenced above.

POSITION SUMMARY: The Vice President for Finance reports to the Executive Vice President for Advancement and University Operations and provides leadership for Business and Finance and related support services of the university, including Finance/Budgeting, Human Resources/Payroll/Benefits, Bookstore/Mail, Physical Plant, Building and Grounds, Security, Food Service, and Information Systems. The Vice President provides sound, creative financial direction for the university, based on established institutional values and strategic planning priorities, while serving as a steward of the institution’s human, financial and physical assets. The Vice President works collaboratively with the President, other vice presidents, faculty, staff, students, and external stakeholders to achieve the university’s mission.

POSITION WORKS WITH: The Financial/Operations group consists of 25-35 employees. This position works with other university administrators, staff, outside regulatory agencies, financial advisors, and other similar university stakeholders. The VP for Finance works with the KWU Foundation’s Administrator to manage the operations for the foundation’s endowment accounts.

POSITION’S STAFF AUTHORITY: The VP for Finance directly supervises the following staff employees:

  • Controller
  • Director of Financial Aid
  • Director of Human Resources

POSITION’S BUDGET AUTHORITY: The Business Office’s annual operating budget.

POSITION’S PHYSICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: 90% office environment and 10% campus environment. Position requires standing, sitting, stooping, lifting, filing, keyboarding/typing, speaking, seeing, hearing, walking and other similar motions and activities.


POSITION’S EQUIPMENT/APPLICATIONS: University Jenzabar/CX information systems, personal computer, Microsoft Office suite.

POSITION’S WORK SCHEDULE: Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. schedule with additional hours as required by university and group needs. A normal work week will range between 40 and 50 hours, with occasional weeks consisting of 55 hours. KWU summer hours are 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and off on Fridays.

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