SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION
Los Angeles, California
The Aspen Leadership Group is proud to partner with the Colburn School in the search for a Senior Vice President of Finance and Administration.
Reporting to the President and CEO, the Senior Vice President of Finance and Administration will play a critical role in developing and implementing fiscal management and reporting strategies across the school. As a member of the senior leadership team, the Senior Vice President will be an advisor to the President and CEO, board of directors, and other relevant internal stakeholders, evaluating and assisting them with their budgeting, financial monitoring, planning, and analysis. The Senior Vice President will ensure the short- and long-term fiscal health of the school, ensure that the budget is linked to and supports the school’s strategic plans, and will oversee all fiscal, fiduciary, risk management, information technology, and other administrative areas related to the operations of the school. The Senior Vice President will provide a breadth of expertise, supervision, guidance, and education in the areas of finance, and administration.
The Colburn School provides young people who possess a passion for music, dance, and drama access to quality instruction so they may further explore their interests and continue developing their talents. Colburn’s renowned faculty guide students through classes appropriate and catered to their age and skill level. The Colburn Community School of Performing Arts provides music instruction to beginners of any age as well as to those who want to hone their skills or participate in one of the Schools ensembles, orchestras or choirs. Highly gifted pre-college students may apply to study at the Colburn Music or Dance Academies, and college-age students prepare for careers in music performance through diploma and degree programs at the Colburn Conservatory of Music.
The staff and faculty of the Colburn School are committed to bringing music and dance performances and education into the greater community so others can experience the many benefits associated with the performing arts. Every year Colburn students and faculty present hundreds of free or affordable performances in Colburn’s beautiful, professional theaters on campus as well as in prestigious venues around Los Angeles. The Colburn School partners with 15 Los Angeles Unified School District schools, 13 of which receive Title I funding, providing interactive and engaging concerts and instructional sessions to 5,000 students every year.
Colburn’s goal is to accommodate students in developing a lifelong appreciation for the performing arts whenever possible without the constraints of financial concerns, awarding over $500,000 in need-based scholarships to the Colburn Community School of Performing Arts every year. All students at the prestigious Colburn Conservatory of Music receive full tuition, room and board scholarships.
A bachelor's degree is required for this position. A master’s degree in Accounting, Financial Management, Business Administration or related field is desired. At least seven years of financial management experience encompassing finance, budget, accounting, and purchasing with at least three years in a lead administrative/management position is preferred. All applications must be accompanied by a cover letter and résumé. Cover letters should be responsive to the mission of the Colburn School.
Internal Number: 665
About Colburn School
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