Vice President for Finance (214UC9955)
The University of Cincinnati is seeking applications for the Vice President of Finance. This position reports to the Senior Vice President for Administration and Finance and is responsible for the fiscal oversight and financial integrity of the University. The Vice President provides strong leadership, vision, planning, and direction for all facets of the financial operations of a budget in excess of $1.1 billion, including annual planning and budget development, oversight of funding for capital improvement projects, strategic planning, and long-range financial projections. Additional responsibilities include management for the following major administrative areas: Budget and Financial Services, Business Core Systems, Campus Services (Auxiliaries), Facilities Management, University Controller, University Treasurer, and Utilities. This position serves as financial advisor to the Senior Vice President for Administration and Finance, as well as the President, and regularly provides financial reports to the Board of Trustees.

The University of Cincinnati, a Carnegie Research Intensive University, is ranked by the National Science Foundation as one of America’s top 25 public research universities. Tracing its origins to 1819, UC is known as Ohio’s premier urban research university and enrolls over 43,000 students. UC is currently ranked in the Top Tier of "Best National Universities" by US News & World Report, having risen 27 places in the last five years. At over $1 billion, the endowment of the university is the 30th largest among public universities and is among the top 70 institutions overall.

• A master’s degree or equivalent in business administration, public policy or related field from an accredited institution.
• Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certification preferred.
• Eight (8) to ten (10) years of directly related experience in progressively responsible business/financial level of management, with at least six (6) years at a senior level position.
• Experience as a senior level administrator in a higher education environment preferred.

Skills & abilities: Strong management, interpersonal, analytical, and organizational skills; an excellent record of leadership in policy formation, including planning, assessment, project accounting, grant and general administration; demonstrated expertise in the development and implementation of strategic financial plans; effective written and oral communication skills; strong working knowledge of financial and information technologies; ability to work effectively with internal and external constituencies.

Compensation: Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Application Information: To apply for this position, please see, complete the on-line employment application. Title of position and requisition number, (214UC9955), must be referenced in application materials. Attach a letter of application, a full resume including all educational qualifications and work experience with clear delineation of full- and part-time employment (length of service, job titles, and duties), and three letters of reference.

Application Deadline: This position is considered open until filled. Applications will continue to be accepted and reviewed until a candidate has been identified. Confidential inquiries may be directed to Larry Johnson at

The University of Cincinnati is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer/
M/F/Vet/Disabled. UC is a smoke-free work environment.

Additional Information
Position Type: Employee
Ref Code: (214UC9955)

Contact Information
Arlene Foster
University of Cincinnati
P.O.Box 210141
Cincinnati, 45221