Associate Vice President for Budget Planning and Administration

Sacramento, CA

Posted: 7/12/19
Deadline: 8/9/19
Salary: DOE

About This Organization

CSU Sacramento

About Sacramento State: Sacramento State, affectionately called Sac State, is an outstanding and affordable comprehensive university within the 23 campus California State University system. Classrooms, labs, offices, and other facilities are nestled in a 3,500-tree urban forest alongside the American River. Sacramento is the state capital of California and one of the most diverse cities in the nation. As the heart of the region’s higher education community, Sacramento State is dedicated to access, academic excellence, and inclusion. Diversity among our students and employees enriches intellectual discussion inside and outside the classroom, promotes understanding across differences, and better enables the University community to respond to the needs of an increasingly diverse workforce and society. Sacramento State is committed to fostering in all its members a sense of inclusiveness by providing equal access to educational opportunities and a welcoming environment. We embrace each other’s strengths and differences through building campus unity. Sacramento’s exceptional cultural, artistic, and leisure opportunities help to enrich the city’s quality of life, contributing to a vibrant metropolitan region.

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This position offers a competitive salary and attractive benefits package including a tuition assistance program. Benefits include but are not limited to: vacation accrual, paid holidays; excellent choice of medical, dental and vision insurance, long term disability coverage, life insurance; and retirement benefits. For more information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:

Job Duties

The Associate Vice President (AVP) provides leadership and oversight of the Budget Planning and Administration office and staff, supports the President and campus in the development and implementation of the University budget, and works closely with the CSU Chancellor’s Office on campus budgetary matters. The AVP, under the direction of the Vice President for Administration/CFO, has responsibility for assisting and advising family units within the Administration and Business Affairs Division (ABA). The AVP manages fiscal directives to enable ABA to achieve its strategic goals and initiatives in compliance with legal and regulatory requirements. This position will be a highly visible position within the university and will serve as an advisor and assistant to the Vice President for Administration/CFO regarding the general leadership of the division. The position will also serve as the key budget resource to the University Budget Advisory Committee which makes recommendations to the President on campus budgetary matters. The incumbent confers with the Vice President for Administration/CFO, and President for matters pertaining to strategic planning and resources development and allocation.

Required Qualifications


Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or related field from an accredited university and/or college

Eight years of progressively responsible experience in a senior level financial and management position
Experience as a supervisor or manager in a large and complex organization
Experience in building and advocating for efficient business processes and systems
High level, complex budget management experience (e.g. budget reporting, planning, development)

Lindsay Brown



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