• Assistant Director, Budget and Financial Planning

    Posted: 06/21/2024

    Rhode Island College invites applicants for the position of Assistant, Director Budget and Financial Planning. This is a full-time, continuing, calendar year position.

    Perform forecasting, research analysis, and trend analysis relating to the operations and budget of Rhode Island College.  Participate in the compilation, control, and monitoring of the college’s budget.  Track expenditures and/or revenues and perform post-audit and other reviews of actual expenditures and/or revenues.  Assist in the evaluation and review of complex technical information and in the preparation of comprehensive analyses, plans, and reports on components of the college’s budget. 
    The Budget Office assists the College administration in financial management by preparing and executing the budget, monitoring expenditures special analysis as required and similar functions.
    Rhode Island College is a regional comprehensive public college that serves approximately 6,400 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students through its five schools; the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, the Feinstein School of Education and Human Development, the School of Business, the School of Nursing and the School of Social Work. Established in 1854, we are Rhode Island’s first public institution of higher education. The college is located on a beautiful 180-acre suburban campus in the vibrant city of Providence, and has satellite locations at the Rhode Island Nursing Education Center in Providence’s Innovation District and the Rhode Island College Workforce Development Hub in Central Falls, RI. We are known throughout the Northeast for high quality academic programs, small class sizes, personalized, hands-on learning experiences, world-class faculty, and high value compared to other four-year institutions.
    Required qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree with preferred emphasis in Business Administration or related field with five years of experience as a budget analyst or in a comparable position with demonstrated successful professional knowledge in financial management in a complex organization                                                                    OR a Master’s degree with three years of experience as a budget analyst or in a comparable position with demonstrated successful professional experience in financial management in a complex organization.                 
    • Experience building models, reports for executive management, and analyzing large sets of data.                     
    • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills, including the development of complex financial models.                                                                                                                                                                      
    • Demonstrated technical ability to react to complex ad-hoc requests.
    Preferred qualifications:  
    • Master’s degree in Business Administration or related field.                                                                                 
    • Experience with higher education institutions or organizations.                                                                            
    • Experience using enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems (Rhode Island College uses Oracle/PeopleSoft).                                                                                                                                      
    • Bilingual
    Application deadline: Open Until Filled

    Proposed starting salary: $100,000-$110,000


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