Oregon Tech, the premier polytechnic university in the Pacific Northwest with programs spanning engineering, allied health, management and applied social sciences is searching for an innovative and forward looking Director of Budget and Resource Planning. The Director of Budget and Resource Planning is responsible for providing vision, leadership, analysis and recommendation across the institution with regard to budget development, resource planning, operational and fiscal analysis, and supports a wide range of decision making at all levels of the organization. Oregon Tech is a growing, mission driven, institution with locations in Klamath Falls, the Portland metro area, Salem, and Seattle.
The Director of Budget and Resource Planning leads the department and is responsible for providing fiscal budgeting and planning functions for the University as well as advising the Vice President of Finance on a range of matters. Responsibilities encompass overall strategic planning, analysis and budget management of Oregon Tech’s Education & General as well as Auxiliaries budgets and preparing internal and external financial and budget related communications and reports. This position oversees the development of financial impact studies for the legislature, developing and recommending solutions involving budget and fiscal policy to executive staff, external government agencies, partner institutions as well as the Board of Trustees.
Under the supervision of the Vice President of Finance and Administration the Director develops, implements, tracks and reports on the annual and biennial University budgets. This position advises executive leadership on fiscal impacts of institution-wide decisions and policy and has broad functional and leadership responsibilities by coordinating the operating and capital budgets of the University across the academic, administrative and student affairs functions; developing tools which support decision making and analysis for budget authorities, deans, executive leadership and the Board of Trustees.
Creativity and high levels of technical competence are at a premium for this position. Primary duties include developing analytical tools and frameworks, developing budget and operational analysis; recommending policy, procedure, budgets, and efforts to improve organizational effectiveness across all campus locations; tracking and forecasting revenues, commitments, and expenditures; managing and advising on cross functional projects and identifying potential improvements in the administration of the budget.