VICE PRESIDENT FOR FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION
Posted on Mar 19, 2020 by Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary
individual to serve as its next Vice President for Finance and
The position offers an excellent salary and benefits package in
a collegial atmosphere. Louisville Seminary has been serving the
Reformed tradition for more than 160 years, and we are committed to
continuing that relationship. We are committed to growing as a
multicultural and anti-racist place of learning and living and to
deepening ecumenical and interreligious learning. The ideal
candidate will be a visionary, inclusive, transformative, and
decisive leader with the demonstrated ability to be collaborative,
innovative, and forward thinking.
As the chief fiscal officer of the Seminary, works with the
President and other senior administrators in all aspects of the
Gives effective strategic attention to the Seminary's resource
allocation system, consistent with the Seminary's mission, vision,
and strategic priorities.
Supervises and oversees Auxiliary Services for the Seminary to
include Facilities, Dining, and Information Technology.
Serves as the administrative liaison to the Finance Committee
of the Board of Trustees and participates in formulating broad
fiscal and managerial policies and decisions for the Seminary.
Provides leadership for institution-wide budget development,
budget forecasting and controls, long-term forecasting, financial
plans, and operating and capital budgets.
Gives care and attention to the concerns and cultivation of
Seminary employees, manages personnel policies, compensation
systems, and property/liability risks.
Meets applicable federal, state, and accreditation financial
and compliance reporting requirements.
Demonstrates marked leadership, management, and supervisory
skills, including the ability to lead a cohesive business
The Vice President for Finance and Administration is responsible
directly to the President and is elected by the Board of Trustees.
The Vice President for Finance and Administration is the Chief
Financial Officer of the Seminary, and participates in formulating
broad fiscal and managerial policies and decisions for the
The Vice President for Finance and Administration is a member of
the Senior Administration.
QUALIFICATIONS AND ATTRIBUTES
Minimum Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or related
MBA, CPA, or CMA and experience in higher education/non-profit
management CPA certification preferred.
Ten years of progressive management experience in finance,
accounting, and operations.
High level of computer competency and demonstrated ability to
shape information systems in the service of business efficiencies
and excellent customer service.
Experience with securing bond-financing and managing
Demonstrated ability to foster workplace equity and
Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communications
skills to engage effectively with diverse stakeholders both
internally and externally.
To apply, please submit cover letter, resume, and three
references to Rev. Dr. Kilen Gray, Search Committee Chair, c/o Ms.
Jessica Bowman at .
Louisville Seminary is an equal opportunity employer and
does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sexual
orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status,