This position reports directly to the Vice President for Public Safety. Under the administrative direction of the Vice President for Public Safety, the Director of Finance and Administration serves as Senior Business Officer for the Division of Public Safety and as a member of the Core Management Team. This position is responsible for operations including budgeting, purchasing, human resources, facilities and payroll. This position supervises the Division s Finance Department and provides financial analysis of general/operating funds for the Division. In addition, this position manages financial closing of the fiscal year for the Division; prepares financial reports, oversees all procurement for compliance with Division and University policies and procedures, manages monthly reconciliation of Penn’s security partner’s contractual, manages revenue received under various Memoranda of Understanding, recommends savings initiatives to the Vice President, and acts as liaison with HR and participates in the recruitment and hiring process, salary planning and administration, and other HR issues for the Division. Serves as the Division’s Affirmative Action Compliance Officer, member of the Core Penn Police Union (CBA) negotiating team representing management during Penn Police contract negotiations. He/she will oversee the performance review and salary increase processes, participation in union grievance actions, etc. This position is considered essential University personnel and would be (be) on-call 24/7and committed to serving the interest of the University community and the strategic goals of the Division of the Public Safety.
The Division of Public Safety values diversity and seeks talented staff from diverse backgrounds. He/she will come to the role with leadership capability and a drive to mentor and manage a high performance operations team. The Director of Finance and Administration will have frequent interaction with University staff at various levels.
Internal Number: 44809
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