Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Director of Finance and Operations for the Department of History. Reporting to the Chair of the Department of History, the Director of Finance and Operations (Director) serves as the department's (and all affiliated programs) Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer and works with the faculty leadership and staff in developing and implementing the financial and administrative structure of the Department.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
* Responsible for the management of daily operations for a variety of business services including finance, budget, grant accounting, the administration of policies, personnel, space and facilities planning, grant administration, and purchasing in the areas of, but not limited to the SAS History Department, the Public History and Public Humanities Initiative, and Rutgers Oral History Archives.
* Providing financial oversight, the Director oversees the department's and program's financial services activities including but not limited to planning, budgeting, reconciliation, and stewardship of a $16 M budget.
* The Director provides financial advice and insight to the Chair, directly supervises 4 full-time staff, supervises the business operations of 2 additional full-time staff, and represents the Chair, program directors, and the department/programs on a variety of committees and workgroups.
* In operations, the Director is responsible for all departmental/programmatic HR/Personnel functions (approximately 175 total payroll, including 95 graduate students, 58 tenured faculty, 2 non-tenured faculty, 26 PTLs, and 2 post docs), facilities management, and oversight of administering the undergraduate and graduate academic programs.
* The Director works with the appropriate faculty committees on the financial aspects of space planning, facilities safety and security, allocating personnel space, and facilities planning.
* The Director works independently within broadly defined objectives, performs professional work consistent with a comprehensive understanding of generally accepted accounting principles and practices (GAAP), and possesses an excellent understanding and application of concepts, theories, principles, practices, terminology and applied accounting.
- Facility Management
- Financial Management
- Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
- Interior Design