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Radford University, a thriving, comprehensive public university of nearly 10,000 students located in Radford, Virginia, invites applications for the position of University Budget Director. The University is located in the city of Radford (population 15,859), 36 miles southwest of Roanoke, Virginia, on Route 11 and I-81 in the New River Valley, close to the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia.

Radford seeks an experienced and collaborative professional to provide leadership and direction for all aspects of budget development and monitoring, financial planning, forecasting, and legislative analysis. Reporting to the Vice President for Finance and Administration, the University Budget Director will be responsible for monitoring appropriation levels for operating and capital funds, tracking revenue projections with actual collections, assessing the effectiveness of current practices, processes and systems and identifying areas for improvement. This position will direct the development of the university’s overall operating budget; direct the allocation, monitoring, and evaluation of the university’s internal budget to ensure adequate funds are available; monitor revenues and expenses for conformance to budget; develop recommendations for budget adjustments as appropriate; coordinate detailed financial research and analysis to benchmark the university with peers; oversee strategic budget modeling, annual budget development, and position control; and track policy and legislation decisions to make recommendations to the administration based on approved actions.

Confidential inquiries, nominations, and application materials should be directed to:

Betty Turner Asher, Partner

Kurt Keppler, Senior Executive Search Consultant