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Boston University ASSOCIATE DEAN, FINANCE & ADMINISTRATION,Questrom School of Business, Fin. & Admin. in BOSTON, Massachusetts

ASSOCIATE DEAN, FINANCE & ADMINISTRATION,Questrom School of Business, Fin. & Admin.



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A member of the Questrom Senior Leadership Team, the Associate Dean of Finance & Administration directs daily operations and drives planning, analysis, reporting, policy development and continuous improvement for finance, budgets and accounting, human resources, facilities and operations, and information technology.

The successful candidate:

  • Leads and informs the identification, analysis, and prioritization of new and existing initiatives and resource allocation decisions; engages contingency planning to understand effects on the Questrom budget, resources, structures, and facilities; develops dashboards and reports to support informed decision-making.

  • Assures alignment of financial, human, technological and physical resources with Questrom's strategy, goals, and objectives.

  • Leads continuous improvement efforts at the School to assure the effective and efficient deployment of resources and optimal processes and structures and to instill a culture of operational excellence.

  • Acts in a management capacity to directly supervise the Executive Director of Financial Administration, Facilities & Operations, IS&T, Centralized Questrom Staff, and Human Resources including performance feedback and evaluation, task assignment and prioritization, professional development, and various staff oversight duties.

  • Serves as the Schools liaison to central administrative departments including the Provost, Budgets, General Accounting, HR, and IS&T in the execution of this role.

The Questrom School of Business believes that the cultural and social diversity of our faculty, staff, and students is vitally important to the distinction and excellence of our research and academic programs. To that, we are especially eager to have join our ranks a colleague who supports our institutional commitment to ensuring BU is inclusive, equitable, diverse, and a place where all constituents can thrive. The Questrom School of Business seeks to continue diversifying our faculty, student and staff ranks, recognizing that diversity of experience and thought deepens the intellectual endeavor.

This position is eligible for Boston University's generous benefits package including health, dental, life insurance, tuition remission, paid time off, and much more.

Please submit a cover letter in order to be considered.

Required Skills

  • Master's degree required, doctoral degree preferred

  • Strong analytical, finance, budgeting, and project management skills

  • Proficiency in all MS Office software

  • Superlative verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to prioritize and work with multiple constituencies

  • Demonstrated decision-making and leadership experience

  • Ten years of experience in strategic finance, budgeting, human resources, and facilities management in higher education

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