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Eastern Illinois University is seeking applications and nominations for a highly motivated and experienced administrator to serve as the University’s Director of Business Services and Treasurer. The Director reports directly to the Vice President for Business Affairs and has primary responsibility for the supervision, coordination and administration of programs and activities related to the University’s fiscal operations. This position requires knowledge of and experience with higher education accounting, budgeting and financial reporting, preferably in a governmental environment, as well as excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to impart quality customer service principles into the organization.
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, or a related field required
Five years of recent applicable financial/administrative experience, with at least 3 years in a significant management and leadership role
Knowledge of financial accounting, reporting and administration
MBA or advanced degree in a related field
Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Licensure or other certifications
Relevant professional experience in Higher Education
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Providing leadership in administering and coordinating all aspects of programs and activities associated with the University’s financial operations including general accounting and financial reporting; cash management; budget; accounts receivable and payable; grants and contracts; fixed asset management; bursar activities, including student loans; payroll.
Providing leadership in maintaining quality staff through recruitment, development and
Coordinating external audit activities for the University and serving as internal audit liaison for the Division.
Assisting the Vice President with budget development and assuming responsibility for the appropriate use of funds in assigned areas of responsibility.
Thorough understanding of risks and controls in business processes, ability to direct and/or conduct financial and operational audits.
Excellent organizational, analytical, communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to impart quality customer service principles into the organization.
Monitoring and maintaining appropriate systems of internal
Adherence to the high professional and ethical
Compensation: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Start Date: April 15, 2023, desired; appointment date negotiable.
CLOSING DATE: Review will begin immediately and continue until filled. Candidates are encouraged to submit materials no later than March 1, 2023, for full consideration.
APPLICATION: Applications must be submitted through the University's Interfolio application system. Submitted materials should include:
UNIVERSITY CONTACT: For questions regarding the search, contact Josh Norman, Screening Committee Chair at email@example.com.
DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION: Eastern Illinois University is committed to fostering a learning community where all members feel welcomed and valued. The university provides equality of opportunity in all areas of campus life and we strive to recognize and appreciate the unique value of our students, faculty, and staff. Every member of campus has the right to learn and work in an environment free of discrimination and harassment, and beyond that, our goal is for all members of our community to develop a strong sense of belonging to Eastern Illinois University. Eastern Illinois University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
THE UNIVERSITY & COMMUNITY: Eastern Illinois University takes pride in creating a warm, welcoming environment for all faculty, staff, and students. Established in 1895, EIU boasts a rich, tradition of preparing students for their personal and professional goals. A traditional regional residential institution, EIU offers a superior education at a relatively low cost while consistently earning high rankings and distinctions for its affordability, academic program quality, career placement rates, campus safety, online degree options, student support, and sustainability initiatives. EIU focuses on individualized attention and superior student relationships and has earned recognition as the highest-ranking independent public regional university in Illinois and a place among the Midwest’s top public regional universities according to U.S. News and World Report. Eastern offers faculty a wide range of research and public service activities. EIU hosts more than 175 student organizations on campus and offers a variety of cultural events, NCAA Division I athletics, and active research opportunities for its students to enjoy and to thrive. EIU has become recognized for providing the resources of a large institution while creating the kinds of individual relationships that support student and alumni success.
The University is located in East Central Illinois, and combines the benefits of a community of 20,000 with access to several large cities, including Chicago, St. Louis, and Indianapolis.
Eastern Illinois University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer - minority/female/disability/veteran – committed to achieving a diverse community.