Vice President of Finance, Technology, and Administration

Framingham State University

Location: Framingham, MA
Category: Staff
Posted On: Thu Feb 22 2024

Job Description:

Reporting directly to the President, the VPFTA is responsible for a broad portfolio which includes the business office, facilities and capital planning, information technology services, and transportation, as well as auxiliary sites, services, and contracts. The VPFTA is FSU’s chief financial officer and oversees an annual operating budget of $184.7 million. In addition to serving as a key member of the President’s Executive Leadership Team, they will also be a primary liaison to the University’s Board of Trustees Finance Committee and lead the University’s Budget Planning Committee.

The VPFTA will be a collegial and collaborative campus partner, providing strategic leadership for all short- and long-term financial decision-making. They will be a motivating change agent with an investment mindset, working across the institution to move forward the University’s enrollment plan, identify strategic investment and revenue generating opportunities, and implement sustainable business plans. Overseeing complex operational units, they will implement best practices and innovative uses of technology to strengthen administrative functions and advance strategies for campus maintenance, improvement, and space utilization. The ideal candidate will be familiar with the Massachusetts Public Higher Education System, and bring an understanding of how state laws and regulations impact the University’s approach to financial and operational functions.

The next VPFTA will be a vital member of the FSU community and the wider MetroWest region. They will possess the interpersonal skills to genuinely connect and partner with a wide range of highly dedicated stakeholders. They will bring a deep appreciation of FSU’s mission as a public regional comprehensive university and uphold FSU’s culture of transparency, caring, integrity, and inclusivity. Given FSU’s deep commitment to DEI, the next VPFTA should possess a track record of fostering and promoting these values within a complex institution. Finally, as the leader of a large team, the VPFTA will be a strong and supportive manager, modeling a culture of accountability, openness, and high-quality service while establishing processes and structures that utilize the expertise of their strong team.

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