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Director of Finance and Administration

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applicants will be required to attach a cover letter, resume and contact information for three references (three separate attachments). Please note: a background check will be conducted on candidate finalist prior to the offer of employment.

Position Details

Posting Details

Internal Transfer Only?
Classification Title Director
Working Title Director of Finance and Administration
Position Number G0000210
SPA/EPA EHRA
Type of Position Permanent
Full-time/Part-time Full Time
If Time Limited Position, please specify length of time
Posting Text

UNC-TV, located in RTP, NC, is seeking an experienced yet motivating and future-focused Director of Finance and Administration to provide principal leadership in identifying financial strategies and an efficient business administrative structure to enable UNC-TV to utilize resources wisely. The Director of Finance and Administration has the authority and the responsibility for implementing UNC-TV’s budgetary long-range strategic plan objectives, and for providing leadership and direction to employees and senior leadership. This position exercises substantial independent decision making with regard to management and allocation of resources, oversees a team of accountants and individual contributors, and a member of UNC-TV senior management team.

Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit

The UNC Center for Public Television functions to provide research, development, and production of noncommercial educational content and program materials and to provide distribution of noncommercial television programming through the broadcast facilities licensed to the University of North Carolina; otherwise to enhance the uses of television for public purposes.

SPA Minimum Qualifications
Hiring Salary Range
EPA Minimum Qualifications and Competencies

Related Master’s degree and a minimum of three years professional-level experience in managing the budget of a large organization and/or providing business case guidance to senior leadership in a non-profit, higher education, or highly regulated setting, including at least one year directing an organization-wide budget; or a Bachelor’s degree in finance, business, accounting, management, or related fields and five to seven years of related professional-level experience is required.

Other competencies include, but are not all required:
Prior project leadership and supervisory experience;
Accounting /auditing experience in the preparation of interpretive or analytical accounting/financial statements and reports;
Demonstrated experience in Financial and Human Resources systems (e.g. PeopleSoft, PeopleAdmin, etc.), and State Procurement Systems;
Ability to interpret and apply complete Federal and State fiscal regulations to analyze and correct accounting and financial problems and errors;
Ability to recommend changes in the accounting system and procedures;
Ability to establish effective working relationships with business and program personnel;
Ability to plan and supervise the work of other accounting personnel;
Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and practices including knowledge of budgetary planning, developing and control;
Understanding of audit requirements and a thorough knowledge of government accounting methods and procedures and financial practices;
Thorough knowledge of the State’s biennium budget, repair and renovation and capital budget process;
Knowledge of fiscal year closeout process and procedures;
Strong written and verbal communication skills, organizational and problem solving skills;
Proficient in Microsoft Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook);
Ability to manage, direct and organize UNC-TV operations and program management from a financial standpoint;
Ability to move UNC-TV forward in accordance with the organization’s strategic plans.

Desired Education/Experience/Skills (Additional Qualifications)
Competencies
Management Preferences
Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants will be required to attach a cover letter, resume and contact information for three references (three separate attachments).

Please note: a background check will be conducted on candidate finalist prior to the offer of employment.

EEO

The University of North Carolina General Administration (GA) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran. UNC GA is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

To claim veterans’ preference, all eligible persons shall submit a DD Form 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, along with a State Application for Employment (Form PD-107 or equivalent) to the appointing authority.

UNC General Administration participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

EEO Contact Information

Applicants needing assistance with or who have questions about the application process are asked to contact Belinda Nix, Employment Specialist at (919) 962-4647 or bnix@northcarolina.edu<mailto:bnix@northcarolina.edu>

Department Location-City Research Triangle Park
Department Location-State NC
Job Open Date 08/03/2017
Job Close Date
Posting Number 000287

Applicant Document

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. References (Supervisory Relationships)
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
  2. Other Document 1
  3. Other Document 2

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * REQUIREMENT: Do you have a related Master's degree and a minimum of three years professional-level experience in managing the budget of a large organization and/or providing business case guidance to senior leadership in a non-profit, higher education, or highly regulated setting, including at least one year directing an organization-wide budget; or a Bachelor’s degree in finance, business, accounting, management, or related fields and five to seven years of related professional-level experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How did you hear about this exciting opportunity?
    • Agency Referral
    • Careerbuilder
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Durham Herald
    • Glassdoor
    • Higheredjobs.com
    • Indeed
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • LinkedIn
    • Military Pipeline
    • Monster
    • NACUBO
    • News and Observer
    • NC Works
    • PBS Connect
    • Related Listserv
    • TVJOBS.com
    • UNC Collaborative Job site
    • UNC General Administration website
    • UNC-TV website
    • Other