Job Description

Extended Job Title
Senior Director Finance Business Operations

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso

Position Description
Manages and directs the day to day operations of a research center/institute or medium sized department. Plans, coordinates and supervises the operation and activities of the center/institute/department. Develops and implements policies and procedures, administers the budget, organizes tasks and sets priorities.

Requisition ID

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
Provide comprehensive, high-level direction, development, management and execution of a complex accounting and financial budget, revenue, and fiscal management area of the Gayle Greve Hunt School of Nursing (GGHSON).  Will include but not limited to management of expenditure and revenues, cash receipts, reconciliations, year-end closing, and adherence to budget preparation deadlines for institutional, university, school and grant authorities. 

In collaboration with the Dean of the school of nursing, Assistant and Associate Dean(s), faculty and staff, responsible for the strategic development and execution of the fiscal plan in conjunction with institutional, school and department goals and objectives. 

Supervise, delegate, and evaluate financial staff employee(s) in relation to their area of responsibility and oversight.  Provide departmental budget instructions and guidance to department heads and/or staff as needed.  Evaluate assigned goals and objectives to ensure completion and compliance with set institutional guidelines and standards. 

Advise and provide guidance to the Dean, Associate and Assistant Dean(s), and departmental heads on collaborative and innovative improvements and/or projects to accomplish the school's financial and administrative strategy.  Evaluate assigned goals and objectives to ensure completion and compliance with set institutional guidelines and standards.

Position Specific Qualifications:
Significant knowledge and experience of accounting financial management in business matters, strong analytical, organizational and communication skills.  Demonstrate experience in developing, implementing, and managing financial and administrative policies and procedures.  Minimum of 6 years of experience in financial reporting and financial analysis.  Collaborative management style, ability to build effective teams and instruct staff on fiscal management assignments. 


Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate

Pay Basis

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Masters degree preferred or the equivalent amount of experience and education.

HSC - El Paso

Hunt SON Admin Elp

Required Attachments
Resume / CV, Transcript

Job Type
Full Time

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group
First line Managers

Occasional Duties
Coordinate, compile, and submit deliverables, ad-hoc, and scheduled financial reports under the departmental scope of work within set timelines.  As needed, coordinate, generate and compile financial report distribution requested by institutional, university, school or relevant outside agencies and/or grant authorities. 

Undertake complex tasks as assigned by the university Vice President of Finance/Chief Financial Officer and school administrative team.  Attend monthly and ad-hoc meetings with the Chief Financial Officer and other administrators (institutional or university) regarding operations, fiscal and budgetary management.  Prepare and manage all grant financial functions, related to activities and serve as the grant financial point of contact. 

Develop, monitor, and evaluate school internal controls and internal policies and procedures that are consistent with the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso policies and procedures.  Ensure financial business operational integrity, fiscal and budgetary management adherence.


EEO Statement
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications
Bachelor's degree required, master's preferred; Six years progressively responsible management experience. Additional education beyond Bachelor's may substitute for experience on a year for year basis.

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