Director of Resource Management

Summary

Position Title

Director of Resource Management

Department

Financial Affairs

Status

Full Time/Exempt

Position Summary

The Director of Resource Management is responsible for supporting the success of the Jacksonville University community through the strategic management of university resources, administration of treasury functions, risk management, and financial analysis. 

Essential Job Duties

  • Support the Chief Financial Officer in leading, developing, and monitoring University multi-year
    financial plans and capital budgets, while continuously recommending improvements to the
    current planning and budget processes.
  • Recommend strategies that enhance financial reporting and financial management, including cost avoidance, cost savings, and revenue enhancements for the University.
  • Provide support, guidance and training to administrative and academic leaders, financial staff,
    and business staff as directed; effectively engage people not directly under his/her supervision to
    enact solutions.
  • Support strategic data-driven and informed decision-making throughout the University by
    focusing on analytics that improve resource management activities, while optimizing financial
    returns, and ensuring financial sustainability.
  • Work with departmental budget liaisons and finance staff to understand micro and macro business needs and apply that knowledge to the development of the new budget model; raise
    issues and complete analysis and documentation that clearly explains those issues to the Chief
    Financial Officer; research, report and advocate for best practices.
  • Provide relevant cash analysis and ensure that sufficient funds are available to meet ongoing
    operational and capital investment requirements. Establish efficient cash and liquidity reporting
    capabilities to monitor compliance with policy, debt covenants, and relevant laws and higher
    education requirements.
  • Coordinate University banking and investment activities, administer portals and operations, and
    serve as a liaison to various financial institutions and investment managers.
  • Working with the Controller, ensure bank reconciliations are completed in a timely manner, no
    later than the end of the subsequent accounting period.
  • Collaborate with the accounting and financial leadership teams to compile information for, and
    prepare, various reports required by bond holders, accrediting bodies, and governing bodies (i.e,
    federal government, state government, NCAA, etc.).
  • Oversee risk management opportunities for the University, including facilities risk, financial risk,
    and compliance risk. Coordinate as necessary with the Chief Financial Officer and/or University
    liaison to FICURMA.
  • Lead and supervise team members to include, but not limited to, coaching, mentoring,
    performance evaluations, and delegation.
  • Represent the Chief Financial Officer at meetings as assigned.
  • Participate in or lead various accounting, finance, treasury, and business initiatives and meetings
    as assigned.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities 

  • Directly or indirectly supervises two professional positions, and may be responsible for supervising student employees or student interns

Requirements

  • Masters degree in accounting, finance, business or a relevant field, with eight years of relevant
    experience.
  • Bachelors degree in accounting, finance, business or a relevant field, with twelve years of relevant experience in lieu of a Masters degree

Preferred Qualifications

  • Financial experience in nonprofit higher education, nonprofit organizations, educational organizations, government, or government agencies.

Important Note

This is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required for this position. The University reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet organizational needs.

Covid Vaccination Information: Faculty and Staff

All Jacksonville University employees who work at any JU facility must be vaccinated against COVID-19.

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To Apply

Interested applicants should submit a copy of their resume, cover letter, list of references, and a completed JU Application to Randy Freebourn at rfreebo@ju.edu.