of the Treasurer - SOOT
Unit: MGMT Group
Band/Wage Band: 01
Schedule: Monday - Friday
University of Maine System is seeking to hire a Chief Business Officer located
on the Augusta campus of the University of Maine, expected start date February
Purpose of the Position:
Business Officer (CBO) of a campus serves on the president’s cabinet as the
chief financial and business advisor to the president and the campus leadership
team and is the campus’ primary liaison to the functionally aligned services.
the chief fiscal and business officer of the campus including development of
the annual campus budget request with the president and the leadership team in
support of the campus mission and strategic priorities;
management of the annual campus budget as approved by the Board of Trustees (as
well as other all other campus funds) and advises the president and the
leadership team on innovative and practical approaches to meeting the campus’
for the overall financial management of the campus including the commitment of
campus resources for grants and contracts;
Serves as a
liaison to functionally aligned services managed at the system level to ensure
campus’ needs are met and to support the campus mission and strategic
in long-range planning and goal setting for the campus and provides analytical
support and reports for routine and complex projects;
participates in the development of policies and procedures at the system and
campus level; and
administrative functional units managed at the campus level, including
responsibility for financial reporting, cashier functions and student customer
service, day-to-day (hands on) functions for maintenance and operation of
plant, campus-managed auxiliary services, and other duties as assigned by the
president and the CFO.
in 1968, the University of Maine System is the state’s largest educational
enterprise. It has an annual enrollment of nearly 30,000 students and
positively impacts the lives of hundreds of thousands of Mainers each year
through its educational and cultural offerings as well as outreach and public
service to individuals, businesses, organizations and policymakers. The System
has an estimated $1.5 billion total statewide economy impact each year, a
return of $7.50 for every dollar of State appropriation. Two-thirds of its
alumni—approximately 120,000 people—live in Maine. The University of Maine
System is accessible with seven universities—some with multiple
campuses—located across the state, as well as a law school, an additional 31
course sites, and Cooperative Extension. The University of Maine System
Chancellor’s office is located in Estabrooke Hall on the University of Maine
campus in Orono. System-wide services and governance employees work from
campuses across the state.
of Maine at Augusta
1965, the University of Maine at Augusta transforms the lives of students of
every age and background across the State of Maine and beyond through access to
high-quality distance and on-site education, excellence in student support,
civic engagement, and professional and liberal arts programs. UMA is the third
largest public university in Maine with a statewide student population of more
than 4,000. In addition to its main campus in the state’s capital, UMA also
serves students at its campus in Bangor (UMA Bangor) and through University
College centers around the state. With
its multiple locations and long-term expertise in online and distance learning,
UMA is generally considered the university of choice for Mainers of all ages
who want to attend college while maintaining busy lifestyles.
degree in appropriate field such as finance, accounting, business management,
or public administration or equivalent combination of education and experience.
five years experience managing in a complex organization.
to public higher education dedicated to teaching, research, public service and
degree in an appropriate field such as MBA, MPA, finance or accounting.
in higher education or public sector organizations preferred.
salary based on the qualifications and experience of the successful
applicant. Generous benefits package
including a 10% employer contribution to the UMS retirement plan. Additional benefits include medical, dental,
vision, and tuition waiver programs for employees and dependents. The UMS is a recipient of the Wellness
Councils of America’s Well Workplace Award and offers a wellness program.
applications begins immediately. For
full consideration materials must be submitted by December 28, 2018. Applications received after that date will be
reviewed at the discretion of the University.
must be submitted via "Apply For Position" below. You will need to
create a profile and application (which includes contact information for 3
1.) a cover
letter which describes your experience, interests, and suitability for the
also need to complete the affirmative action survey, the self-identification of
disability form, and the self-identification of veteran status forms.
Incomplete application materials cannot be considered. Materials received after
the initial review date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University.
successful applicant is subject to appropriate background screening.
University of Maine System is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on
the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender
status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age,
disability, genetic information or veteran’s status in employment, education,
and all other programs and activities. The following person has been designated
to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Sarah E. Harebo,
Director of Equal Opportunity, 101 North Stevens Hall, University of Maine,
Orono, ME 04469-5754, 207.581.1226, TTY
711 (Maine Relay System).
Length: Fiscal Year (12 Months)
Documents: Cover Letter, Resume/CV
Location/Region: Augusta, ME