At MassArt you'll find a supportive and imaginative community. Founded in 1873, MassArt is the nation's first independent public institution of higher education dedicated to the training of artists. That pioneering spirit continues today. At MassArt we are committed to excellence, accessibility, affordability, and diversity.
Reporting to the Vice President of Administration & Finance, the Associate Vice President is responsible for the planning, operation, direction and supervision of all fiscal and budget operations.
Salary will commensurate with experience.
Summary of Duties:
Responsible for the planning, organization and direction of programs and activities of the Fiscal Affairs office. Responsible for supervision of the college budget. Takes direction from and works closely with V.P. Administration and Finance on planning college budget.
Assists in the selection of departmental personnel, promotions and other personnel actions.
Responsible for the receipt, dispersal and accounting of all funds collected from all sources under the applicable laws and regulations of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Responsible for the dissemination of information within the College on budgetary processes and procedures related to operating and capital expenditures.
Responsible for the continuing control of all budgeted accounts for the state appropriated and institutionally managed trust funds operation.
Supervises the preparation and execution of requisitions for new plant equipment in the capital outlay budget.
Provides research data of a budgetary nature for college and non-college personnel, which is essential to the operation of the College. Responsible for providing necessary statistical and financial reports for the operation of the College.
Serves as liaison with the Offices of Financial Aid, Administrative Services, Human Resources and Payroll, Technology, and Facilities.
Massachusetts College of Art and Design is a public, independent institution that prepares artists, designers, and educators from diverse backgrounds to shape communities, economies, and cultures for the common good, and demonstrate our values by:
Pursuing a just, compassionate, and equitable learning environment.
Cultivating rigorous creative practices by observing, questioning, making and remaking.
Honoring courage, honesty, mutual respect, and self-expression.
Believing in the power of art and design to transform our world.
Bachelor's degree in Business administration, public administration, or related field
At least 5 years financial management associated with a complex and fast moving environment.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Familiarity with Massachusetts or other State budget and financial systems
Extensive background in budgeting and interpretation of the rules governing the administration of grants and contracts.
Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills.
Strong analytical skills
Demonstrated experience and ability to work effectively with various computer systems, e.g., Microsoft Office, database management, and presentation software.
Ability to work effectively with a wide range of individuals, including administration, faculty, staff, and students.
Ability to exercise a high degree of confidentiality, judgment, initiative, and leadership.
Master's degree in Business administration, public administration, or related field, plus 5 years financial management associated with a complex and fast moving environment.
Experience in higher education preferred.
Experience with ERP software preferred
About Massachusetts College of Art and Design
The five educational institutions that make up Colleges of the Fenway view diversity as a key component in the growth of our students' educational experience as well as our ongoing journey as professionals charged with maintaining the world class status of our institutions. By drawing from a wide cultural palette, we ensure that we have access to the full range of talent available. Through our respect for the vast array of backgrounds we create an environment that will help that talent grow. It is within an environment of respect that we are able to build and work toward our goals. Our goal is to create an atmosphere that values mutual respect. All Colleges of the Fenway members have policies and practices designed to safeguard our healthy environment as well as provide the support and access needed to do so. The Colleges of the Fenway are located in the heart of Boston?s academic, scientific and cultural communities and is within walking distance from landmarks such as the Museum of Fine Arts, Fenway Park, Symphony Hall and world renowned medical institutions. Jobs at Emmanuel College: http://emmanuel.edu/About_Emmanuel/Employment.htmlJobs at Massachusetts College of Art and Desig...n: http://www.massart.edu/About_MassArt/Careers.htmlJobs at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences: http://www.mcphs.edu/about-mcphs/careers-at-mcphsJobs at Simmons College: http://simmons.edu/overview/about/jobs/Jobs at Wentworth Institute of Technology: https://jobs.wit.edu/