Vice President of Finance & Administration

DWU - Dakota Wesleyan University   Mitchell, SD   Full-time     Finance
Posted on March 11, 2023

Dakota Wesleyan University, a private liberal arts university in South Dakota, seeks an outstanding leader with exceptional financial, strategic, operational, and interpersonal capabilities to join the University’s senior leadership team as Vice President of Finance and Administration. The Vice President reports to the President of the university and is a member of the President’s Cabinet.

The Vice President of Finance and Administration (VPFA) provides the leadership and strategic vision needed for expert management of the university’s financial resources and supervises the day-to-day budget, finance, investment, business, information technology, financial aid, auxiliary services, and facilities operations. This senior officer is a financial expert, a creative strategist, a collaborative partner, and an open communicator who successfully creates client-centered environments that value operational effectiveness. The VPFA oversees financial and administrative systems and operations, financial data management, and analysis, and develops, refines, and maintains financial systems in the university. Working with faculty and professional staff colleagues on all major issues, this senior administrator builds social capital and common purpose in a diverse community through effective collaboration and information sharing. The VPFA works with the President and Board of Trustees, as well as internal and external organizational constituencies, to provide transparent, accurate, and compliant processes.

Dakota Wesleyan University is an equal opportunity employer and provider.