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#112139 Associate Vice Chancellor- Campus Budget Office

Filing Deadline: Thu 11/4/2021

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Recognized as one of the top 10 research universities worldwide, a culture of collaboration sparks discoveries that advance society and drive economic impact. Best practices, best people at the best place to work! Our team is looking to add an extremely creative individual as the next Associate Vice Chancellor-Campus Budget Office. If you are a strategic leader with an innovative mind, we want you!


The Campus Budget Office (CBO) has management oversight in the annual operating budgetary process, campus-level strategic planning, assessing and evaluating ongoing budget and planning issues. It serves in an advisory role to executive leadership and business partners with accurate, objective and timely information for strategic planning and decision making.


Develops organizational policies and authorizes their implementation. Provides advice, guidance, and assistance to senior leadership; establishes the direction, policies and procedures of the financial planning, budget and resource planning units; represents the organization in organization-wide and systemwide meetings and discussions; plans, designs, and implements the programs of the budget and resource planning unit; supervises Assistant Vice Chancellors and / or Directors. Recognized as an influential leader.

The Associate Vice Chancellor Campus Budget Office reports to the Vice Chancellor-Chief Financial Officer (VC-CFO) and assists the VC in the full range of strategic initiatives as they pertain to the campus budget. Represents the VC and acts on his behalf on operating budget issues. Develops and directs policies and procedures for the effective acquisition, analysis, allocation, utilization and management of campus financial resources. The Associate Vice Chancellor is part of the VC's senior leadership team and works closely with the campus senior executives as well as budget leadership at the UC Office of the President and other campuses to achieve the most effective uses of present and future financial resources. All academic and administrative units on campus are served by activities administered by this position.


  • Expert and broad knowledge of full range of financial policies, practices and systems; budgeting and reporting techniques; fund accounting; human resource planning; accounting and bookkeeping.

  • Expert ability to effectively communicate complex findings and recommendations verbally and in writing.

  • Expert interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively across the organization at all levels; ability to interact with diverse populations.

  • Client services oriented; good listening, critical thinking and analytical skills.

  • Expertise in internal control practices. Experience in implementing controls that strengthen the control environment throughout the organization.

  • Expert negotiation skills.

  • Proven ability to fulfill responsibilities in a manner that encourages teamwork and earns respect from peers, subordinates and senior management.

  • Skill in directing and coordinating activities of a complex administrative organization with multiple functions and in allocating resources. Includes determining strategy and directions for program operations, implementing resource allocation plans, conducting long-range and annual program plans, and initiating corrective action as necessary.

  • Demonstrated ability to understand contract terms and conditions and to analyze critically for impact.

  • Ability to serve effectively as a member of the campus management team. Includes demonstrated skill in policy development and strategic planning for a major organization, in building broad consensus, and successfully representing these policies and plans.

  • Demonstrated ability to explain, advocate and express facts and ideas in a convincing manner, and negotiate with individuals and groups internally and externally.

  • Strong ability to effectively represent and coordinate organizational strategy and administrative initiatives with campus senior-level management, Office of the President representatives, and external contacts such as governmental representatives and state/federal agencies.

  • Demonstrated ability to conceptualize broad institutional goals.

  • Significant experience in higher education budget and planning.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of university budgets, funding policies, relevant academic concerns, administrative requirements, as well as campus budget and planning processes.

  • Ability to be flexible to deal with issues as they emerge, and to handle a multitude of tasks simultaneously.

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, on complex, substantive and managerial issues.

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*This position is designated as confidential under HEERA
*Job offer is contingent upon a satisfactory clearance based on background check results.
*Duties may require direct contact with children (defined as individuals under the age of 18).
Completion of the Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA) form will be required.

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

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