Director of Resource Management
Director of Resource Management
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
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
and business staff as directed; effectively engage people not directly under his/her supervision to
- Support strategic data-driven and informed decision-making throughout the University
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;
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
operational and capital investment requirements. Establish efficient cash and liquidity reporting
capabilities to monitor compliance with policy, debt covenants, and relevant laws and higher
- Coordinate University banking and investment activities, administer portals and operations,
serve as a liaison to various financial institutions and investment managers.
- Working with the Controller, ensure bank reconciliations are completed in a timely
later than the end of the subsequent accounting period.
- Collaborate with the accounting and financial leadership teams to compile information
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,
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
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- Directly or indirectly supervises two professional positions, and may be responsible for supervising student employees or student interns
- Masters degree in accounting, finance, business or a relevant field, with eight years
- Bachelors degree in accounting, finance, business or a relevant field, with twelve years of relevant experience in lieu of a Masters degree
- Financial experience in nonprofit higher education, nonprofit organizations, educational organizations, government, or government agencies.
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.