Reporting directly to the University President, the Vice President for Finance and Treasurer Â is the Universityâ™s chief finance and business officer with responsibility for: accounting; financial reporting; audit; financial services such as accounts payable; cash, debt, and investment management; real estate; risk management; procurement; and conceiving, structuring, and executing new business partnerships and collaborations. The Vice President serves as a member of the Presidentâ™s senior executive team, is responsible for providing financial and business analyses to the President and the Board of Trustees, and is responsible for safeguarding the financial integrity of the University and for bringing expert and creative thinking to the challenges of maintaining a sustainable financial model for a public university in the context of a complex economic environment.Â Â Â Â
The position of Vice President for Finance and Treasurer is one of great importance and responsibility for the University, requiring significant financial expertise and experience, proven leadership and administrative abilities, excellent communication skills, and unquestioned integrity.Â
Appropriate academic preparation, degrees and certifications;
Substantial and increasingly responsible financial leadership experience;
Experience with a complex, highly integrated financial management system;
Either experience in, or the capacity to make a successful transition to, a complex public university;
Experience in managing a large team of professionals and support staff, including recruiting and evaluating talent and guiding their professional development;
Advanced subject matter expertise in finance, accounting, and business management; and
The capacity for a high level of critical, analytical, and creative thinking.
Finally, Montclair State seeks an individual of intelligence and high energy who will embrace the opportunity to work in the richly exciting and highly diverse environment of an ambitious, growing, and sophisticated University community that is committed to serving the people of New Jersey and the nation.
Procedure for Candidacy
Applicants should include a resume and cover letter describing how their background, skills and education match the needs of the University. When applying, please take a moment to carefully read and follow the steps in the application instructions.Â
Organizational Marketing Statement:
With a proud history and a vibrant future, Montclair State University is one of New Jersey’s most diverse and dynamic institutions of higher education. One of four public research institutions in the state, Montclair State is a designated R2 Research Doctoral University by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.
Located 12 miles west of New York City on a 252-acre suburban campus which boasts modern, state-of-the-art facilities complemented by green spaces, public plazas and striking Spanish Mission architecture, the University offers a comprehensive undergraduate curriculum with a global focus; a broad variety of superior graduate programs through the doctoral level; and a highly productive, dedicated and diverse faculty and student body.
The University’s 11 colleges and schools offer more than 300 undergraduate and graduate majors, minors, concentrations and certificate programs, and with more than 120 student organizations and 18 NCAA Division III athletic teams for men and women, Montclair State offers its students a comprehensive college experience.
Montclair State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affi...rmative Action institution with a strong commitment to diversity. Additional information can be found on the website at www.montclair.edu/human-resources/about-us/eo-aa-and-diversity/