Director Budget and Resource Planning
Ball State University
Ball State University welcomes applications for a Director Budget and Resource Planning. This position will develop and manage budgets for University Divisions/Colleges/Departments as assigned by the Office of University Budgets. Provide guidance/advice to unit leaders, including actively participating in budget and finance planning sessions, advising unit leaders of financial impact of decisions or strategic initiatives, evaluating the fiscal health of the unit(s), and identifying opportunities for strategic resource allocation. Provide budget and finance support and act as liaison for the assigned Divisions/Colleges/Departments.
At Ball State University, Inclusiveness and freedom of expression are a part of our enduring values and inform all of our efforts. We encourage applicants to familiarize themselves with our Inclusive Excellence Plan to learn more about our commitment and to identify how you might contribute to these efforts.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree or higher in business administration, accounting, finance, or related area from an accredited college or university. At least five years of experience in financial management. Ability to: Communicate clearly, both verbal and written, to internal and external constituents and apply a high degree of analytical, sensitivity, interpretive and evaluative skills dealing with complex concepts, projects, etc. Analyze complex financial and statistical data and prepare reports, summary conclusions, and recommendations for University leadership. Advise and collaborate with senior management on financial and budget issues. Exercise independent judgment and utilize diplomacy in handling sensitive matters. Plan, organize, lead and handle multiple projects and priorities simultaneously, meet schedules and due dates, and adjust plans due to changing circumstances.
Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience in college or university financial planning and/or administration.
The minimum salary for this position is $75,000.00.
Apply online at: https://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/28370. Include the following documents with your application: resume and cover letter addressed to Zachariah Mickler. The option to upload transcripts is available. Original, official transcripts showing the highest related degree earner is required at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Degree verification will be conducted.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted through January 7th, 2021.
Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 120 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. We engage students in educational, research, and creative endeavors that empower our graduates to have fulfilling careers and meaningful lives enriched by lifelong learning and service, while we enhance the economic, environmental, and social vitality of our community, our state, and our world.
The Ball State way is rooted in the Beneficence Pledge – a commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship, honesty and integrity, social responsibility, gratitude and valuing the intrinsic worth of each member of our community. Ball State students, faculty and staff are empowered in a culture that believes in them and demands they believe in themselves. They are partners in an innovative, immersive approach to education. They are supported by living and learning facilities that enable intellectual curiosity. We graduate scholars who are changing the world, and we’ve dedicated our University to do the same.
The university offers an excellent wellness program and extensive benefits offerings to include a generous paid time off package and paid parental leave. For further information regarding benefits please visit:
Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.