Assistant Director for Financial Operations

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

Job Title: Assistant Director for Financial Operations
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 25287
Job Code: 1038 Administrative Analyst/Specialist -12 Month
Department: Housing Business Svcs
CompensationClassification: Administrative Analyst/Specialist III
Anticipated Hiring Range: $7,000/month - $7,700/month
Salary Range: $5,908/month - $11,481/month
FLSA Status: Exempt

San José State University offers employees a comprehensive benefits package typically worth 30-35% of your base salary. For more information on programs available, please visit
About the PositionThe Assistant Director for Financial Operations coordinates the housing application and licensing process and financial operations including cashiering, billing and auditing. The incumbent also coordinates front end administration of the residential system database and works closely with campus financial database and information systems. This position directly supervises up to four professional staff and is a member of the Housing Leadership team. The incumbent coordinates the administration of resident accounts and annual license planning cycle.
Required Qualifications- A bachelor's degree and/or equivalent training
- Six years of administrative work experience involving study, analysis, and/or evaluation leading to
the development or improvement of administrative policies, procedures, practices, or programs
Preferred Qualifications- Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Finance, Education or a related field
- Four years of experience working with financial operations
- Three years of experience working in a campus housing or property management environment
- Experience with housing licensing, contracting or leasing
- Professional staff supervision experience
- Experience working in an educational setting
- Experience working with database systems
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities- Knowledge of public administration principles, practices and methods
- Ability to apply this knowledge to complex programs and/or administrative specialties, including
pertinent laws and regulations
- Expertise in and advanced knowledge of the principles, problems, and methods of public and
business administration and operational and fiscal management
- Ability to handle a high degree of customer contact surrounding potentially
emotional/controversial issues and deal with conflict while maintaining a sense of perspective
- Ability to clearly answer questions and explain procedures and policies to students and the
public in an efficient and courteous manner, apply judgment, discretion and initiative in
performing a variety of tasks
- Ability to exercise appropriate judgment and perform duties and responsibilities in the absence
of close supervision
- Ability to perform complex tasks involving independent judgment and ability to plan,
coordinate, and initiate actions necessary to implement administrative or group decisions or
- Thorough knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, and database software
Application ProceduresComplete the SJSU Online Employment Application and attach the following documents:
-Letter of Interest
-List of References

All applicants must apply within the specified application period: January 7, 2020 through January 21, 2020. This position is open until filled; however, applications received after screening has begun will be considered at the discretion of the university.
Additional InformationSatisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. SJSU will issue a contingent offer of employment to the selected candidate, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was offered the position on a contingent basis.

The standard background check includes: criminal check, employment and education verification. Depending on the position, a motor vehicle and/or credit check may be required. All background checks are conducted through the university's third party vendor, Accurate Background. Some positions may also require fingerprinting. SJSU will pay all costs associated with this procedure. Evidence of required degree(s) or certification(s) will be required at time of hire.


All San José State University employees are considered mandated reporters under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and are required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
Equal Employment StatementSan José State University (SJSU) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, gender, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, race, religion or lack thereof, sex, sexual orientation, transgender, or protected veteran status consistent with applicable federal and state laws. This policy applies to all SJSU students, faculty and staff programs and activities. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and certain other federal and state laws, prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex in all education programs and activities operated by the university (both on and off campus).

Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.
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