The Senior Director of Finance and Support reports to the Deputy Superintendent for Finance and Support. Finance and Support includes leadership over a broad portfolio of departments comprised of finance and budget, government relations, facilities management, auxiliary services, museum system, infirmary, and counseling.The Senior Director will represent the Deputy Superintendent and engages in problem-solving, is a principal author on various work products, procedures, and internal communications, and supports local government relations.The Senior Director serves as a key strategist with a high degree of authority to develop, advance, and sustain projects and initiatives within the Finance and Support domain.QualificationsSubstantial years (5+) of direct experience as a senior administrator or in support of a senior administrator at a college university or similar organization.Demonstrated advanced skills in the principles and practices of effective management including team leadership, collaborative leadership, continuous quality improvement initiatives, delegation, establishing goals, objectives and standards and evaluation of programs.Demonstrated leadership and management and supervision skills required to help construct and lead Finance and Support, including successful management of professional staff, hiring, performance, training and development, team building, communications, conflict resolution, and assessment and evaluation.Highly sophisticated leadership abilities to establish departmental goals and motivate and influence others to achieve goals and objectives.Ability to forge connections with leaders and constituents within Finance and Support and across the Institute.Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; however, those received by 31 January 2022, are assured full consideration.
Virginia Military Institute operates under the philosophy that the measure of a college lies in the quality and performance of its graduates and their contributions to society. Therefore, it is the mission of the Virginia Military Institute to produce educated, honorable men and women, prepared for the varied work of civil life, imbued with love of learning, confident in the functions and attitudes of leadership, possessing a high sense of public service, advocates of the American democracy and free enterprise system, and ready as citizen-soldiers to defend their country in time of national peril. To accomplish this result, Virginia Military Institute shall provide to qualified young men and women undergraduate education of highest quality embracing engineering, science, and the arts conducted in and facilitated by the unique VMI system of military discipline.