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Associate Director of Financial and Auxiliary Services (14-45)


Responsible for assisting in the planning and directing of activities related to the University budget process.  Conducts research, investigates, and prepares financial analyses and recommends potential administrative policies based on such research.  Assists in directing all activities related to Auxiliary Services and assists in providing contract administration for privatized activities for these areas.  Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Researches and analyzes complex University budget problems including deficits and recommends appropriate action, including, but not limited to, budget transfers and adjustments;
  • Prepares, and distributes financial reports for the University;
  • Assists with the preparation of detailed analyses and subsequent reports on revenue sources, expenditures, in development of long-range projections of revenue and expense activity for all funds;
  • As part of the annual preparation of budgets for the succeeding fiscal years, assists in planning, directing, and preparing data and forms needed for each department's submission of their budget requests; compiles and analyzes subsequent requests for the department head;
  • Distributes budgetary instructions and interprets policies and procedures;
  • Assists the contract manager in the administration of Housing Services, primarily in management of budgetary process of Housing Services;
  • Assists the contract manager in the administration of Dining Services, primarily in management of budgetary process of Dining Services; and
  • Assists the contract manager in the management of bookstore, laundry, vending, ATM, and copier contracted services.

State Requirements: A high school diploma and relevant experience in business management, public administration or administrative services.  A bachelor's degree may be substituted for required work experience.

FM Preferences: A bachelor's degree in business administration with major in accounting, management, or finance and three to five years' professional management and administrative experience.  CPA preferred.  Other preferences include:

  1. Extensive knowledge of generally accepted accounting policies (FASB and GASB), state and federal regulations, policies and guidelines, pertinent laws and program funding policies;
  2. Ability to analyze complex situations under minimal supervision accurately and to adopt an effective course of action;
  3. Extensive knowledge of state budgetary process as well as a general understanding of the various components of central state government;
  4. Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and One Note programs;
  5. Ability to convey difficult subjects and financial data to faculty, staff, and stakeholders of the institution; and
  6. Experience or knowledge of tax, finance, accounting, non-profit management, contractual management, and public administration.

State Classification: Administrative Coordinator II

Band/Level: 6/1

Materials Needed: 1) Letter of Interest (Referencing Position Number 14-45); 2) FM Staff Application; 3) resume; 4) copies of all college transcripts (official transcripts will be required of the successful candidate); and 5) the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references.

Send Application Packet to: Dr. Charlene Wages, Vice President for Administration, Francis Marion University, PO Box 100547, Florence, SC 29502-0547 or FAX to (843) 661-1202.

Screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Minorities and Women are strongly encouraged to apply.

Click here to obtain the FM Staff Application.

To obtain information about the State of South Carolina and support services for state employees, please visit http://www.fmarion.edu/about/hrlinks.


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Last Published: July 22, 2014 4:46 PM
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