Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania is seeking highly qualified, dynamic candidates for the position of Vice President for Administration and Finance.
The VP for Administration and Finance is the chief financial officer of the University, reports directly to the President, and is a member of the University’s executive management team. Responsibilities include providing oversight and leadership in the areas of financial management, budget and accounting, facilities management and planning, human resources, administrative services, and public safety. The successful candidate must possess a master’s degree in business or related field from a regionally accredited university and a minimum of five (5) years related experience showing progressive leadership. Experience in public higher education is strongly preferred. The successful candidate also will be a strong proponent of diversity and the inclusion of cultural competence across the campus, will value the shared governance process, and demonstrate commitment to effective collaboration.
Under the leadership of Shippensburg University's newly appointed 18th president, Dr. Charles Patterson, the University is poised to create the strategic academic, student development, and institutional programs that will ensure the university’s place as a premier regional institution for many years.
A complete description of Shippensburg University and the position’s responsibilities, and to apply is available at www.ship.edu/HR
Review of applications will begin early January 2023. Full consideration applications materials must be received no later than January 13, 2023.
Shippensburg University is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer. Individuals from traditionally underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.
The successful candidate must possess a master’s degree in business or related field from a regionally accredited university and a minimum of five (5) years related experience showing progressive leadership. Experience in public higher education is strongly preferred.
Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania is a bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degree-granting institution with a rich history of teaching excellence. Established in 1871, Shippensburg has grown into a comprehensive regional public university, serving a population of 6000 undergraduate and 1000 graduate students. As a result of our commitment to the academic preparation of students, including undergraduate research and internship opportunities, the University has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top universities in the North. The University has also been recognized through the Chronicle of Higher Education’s survey identifying “Great Colleges to Work For.”
The historic borough of Shippensburg is in a small town setting in the growing region of south central Pennsylvania, at the conjunction of two major highways, Interstate 81 and 76. Located in the picturesque Cumberland Valley, Shippensburg is 45 minutes from Gettysburg and the state capital of Harrisburg, one hour from Hershey, PA, and 2 hours from Baltimore, Philadelphia, and Washington D.C.