Primary Purpose: Reporting to the Vice President for Enrollment Management, the Budget Director for Enrollment Management is responsible for leading the organizing, coordinating, monitoring, and analyzing all financial and budgetary administration of the Division, which includes the offices of enrollment management, enrollment marketing, financial aid, undergraduate admission, graduate admission, and enrollment operations. Responsibilities include budget development and coordination; ensuring adherence to University internal controls, financial reporting policies and procedures and coordinating with other university divisions and departments including the university budget office, controller's office, human resources and internal audit; and serving as the division's financial advisor to the vice president. The budget director plays a key role in supporting the vice president for enrollment management in the development of long range financial plans, aligning and projecting division resources with the University's and Division's multi-year strategic plan, and ensuring that the budgets are properly maintained within necessary university, divisional, and departmental parameters.
Essential Functions: 1. Provides guidance and works closely with the leads of the departments within the enrollment management division in organizing the preparation of internal and external budgetary and fiscal reports and analyses. Oversees the development, analysis, and reporting of various financial data for all enrollment management departments, including but not limited to, peer comparison data salary, benefits, auxiliary services, gross and net tuition and fee structures, and other key benchmarks/indicators.
2. Leads the development of the divisions budgets and allocation policies including, but not limited to, preparation of assumptions for enrollment management structures (NTR, GTR, Headcount), return on investment modeling, and multi-year financial models to support the strategic enrollment management plan.
3. Oversees the processing and facilitating of the enrollment management divisions position postings and recruitment, compensation, and approvals in partnership with the vice president.
4. Facilitates and problem solves financial concerns of enrollment management departments. Reviews resource proposals and contracts from enrollment management departments and makes recommendations to the vice president.
5. Communicates, tracks, and implements enrollment managements funding allocations.
6. Identifies funding options and ensures balanced enrollment management area operating budgets.
7. Projects the divisions end of year surpluses and deficits to enable prioritized strategic use of funds.
8. Provides key recommendations to enrollment management leadership regarding the financial impact of new strategies and tactics as well as changes to existing strategies.
9. Prepares and delivers various written and oral reports and presentations pertaining to the divisions budgetary and fiscal matters.
10. Serves as an expert resource to university administrators, faculty, and staff regarding the enrollment management budget.
11. Maintains strong customer service relationships with all internal and external relationships. Works closely and collaboratively with other budget directors and managers at the university.
12. Serves as key liaison for the enrollment management division with external consultants, auditors and other professional entities.
13. Remains current on relevant fiscal, budget, rules, regulations and laws as well as new and innovative concepts that may be useful to the enrollment management division.
14. Actively participates and contributes to various committees on campus.
15. Contributes to the overall success of the Office of Enrollment Management and the University by performing all other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications: Seven plus (7+) years of experience in accounting and accounting principles sufficient to prepare complex and detailed financial and budgetary analyses sufficient to prepare complex and detailed financial and budgetary models and to address a variety of budgetary opportunities and issues.
Preferred Qualifications: Masters degree in finance or related field. Computer skills sufficient to query large data sets, verify data integrity, and ability to organize and display results in a meaningful way. Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Excel and relational database skills required. Established analytical skills that allow for interpretation of complex budgetary, financial and related management information. Experience in non-profit higher education, strategic enrollment management, or related. Familiarity with compliance regulations and requirements. Excellent writing skills sufficient to draft clear and concise professional reports and correspondence. Strong presentation skills and the ability to communicate complex information to large and small groups. Strong organizational skills to work independently and to prioritize workload under the pressure of competing assignments and dynamic deadlines. Promotes teamwork in a collaborative environment. Positive attitude, proven ability to work successfully with diverse populations and demonstrated commitment to promote and enhance diversity and inclusion.
Physical Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative but not definitive of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Work Environment/Work Week/Travel: Work performed during standard business hours.
Hiring Range: Commensurate with experience, exempt
Background Check Statement: All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment are required to execute a release and authorization for a background screening.
University of the Pacific is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
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