Financial & Administrative Officer
Company: University of California - Riverside
Posted on: May 16, 2020
FINANCIAL & ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER
202004214381 Full Time 8AM - 5PM $86,500 - $149,500
The Financial and Administrative Officer (FAO) is a critical
position providing leadership in the management of financial,
personnel, student affairs, facilities, administrative and research
support operations for a large academic department in the Marlan
and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering (BCOE). This position
also provides administrative and financial leadership in the
management of two academic departments, the Department of Chemical
and Environmental Engineering (CEE) and the Department of
Bioengineering (BIEN) and several research centers. Additionally,
the FAO also provides leadership in financial and administrative
support operations for the interdepartmental graduate programs and
research labs within CEE and BIEN, which are engaged in
cutting-edge research. As the Financial and Administrative Officer,
the incumbent provides daily management and oversight of four
administrative teams, which include Instructional Lab
Support/Facilities & Safety,Contracts and Grants Administration,
Financial and Business Operations, and Graduate Student Support.The
management functions are highly complex, encompassing teaching,
extensive research and outreach components and include
approximately $14 Million in state appropriations and $8 million in
contract and grants administered over 269 discreet fund sources.
The administrative unit supports 40 faculty positions and
approximately 200 non-senate academics, postdocs, graduate students
& administrative staff.
Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent
Masters degree in related area and/or equivalent
8 - 13 years of related experience. Required
Demonstrated progressively responsible experience in financial and
operational administration in a management capacity Required
Previous supervisory/managerial experience. Preferred
Strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to
influence/persuade all levels of staff.
Skills to work collaboratively with other locations.
Broad knowledge of the organization's processes, protocols and
procedures with a focus on budget, account and fund management
and/or personnel management under labor contract(s) and personnel
Broad knowledge of financial analysis and reporting techniques;
human resources and risk management planning; and/or accounting and
Proven skills to quickly evaluate complex issues and identify
multiple options for resolution.
Demonstrated management and conflict resolution skills to
effectively lead and motivate others.
Broad knowledge of common organization-specific and other computer
Skills in organization and customer service to effectively manage
multiple important priorities. Proven ability to organize
department work functions in an efficient and effective manner.
Demonstrated ability to tackle tough HR issues including
reductions-in-time, grievance resolution, etc. coupled with the
ability to recruit, train, motivate and retain a well-qualified
Proven ability to organize department work functions in an
efficient and effective manner.
Proven expertise in the area of financial controls coupled with
strong policy interpretation and implementation skills
Ability to respond effectively to facilities and safety issues by
taking immediate action and engaging experts to broker
In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located
on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern
California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the
vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living
laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing
communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the
arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and
staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and
UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse
research universities in the country boasting several key rankings
of which we are extremely proud.
* UC Riverside was included in the (August 2018) edition of The
Princeton Review's "The Best 382 Colleges."
* Shanghai Jiao Tong University (August 2017) Academic Ranking of
World Universities ranked UC Riverside among the top 151
institutions. This survey bills itself as "the most trustworthy
precursor of global rankings of the world's top 500
* In 2016, UCR was recognized for graduation rate success by the
Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) for
achieving near parity across racial-ethnic, socio-economic, and
* UCR ranks among the Top 15 Public Research Universities in the
nation, as identified by the 2017 Washington Monthly.
* In 2017, two separate reports from the Education Trust celebrated
UCR as a national leader for African American and Latino student
success. UCR was one of just three schools to be named
top-performing institutions in both reports and the only California
campus recognized among 18 top-performing colleges and universities
in the nation for high black student graduation rates.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the
achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and
staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability,
protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by
For information about our generous employee benefits package,
visit: Employee Benefits Overview
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