Associate Vice President for Finance - California State University, Dominquez Hills

California State University, Dominquez Hills is seeking an experienced professional to serve as the Associate Vice President for Finance

Under the administrative direction of the Vice President of Administration and Finance, the Associate Vice President provides leadership and support to Accounting Services, the Budget Office, Risk Management and Purchasing, Contracts and Logistical Support Services. The Associate Vice President is a senior leader for the Administration and Finance Division and will be involved in a wide variety of complex and sensitive administrative activities including developing policies and procedures. This position also provides leadership to committees and task forces, including the University Budget Committee and the Student Fee Advisory Committee, as well was represents the campus at the CSU Systemwide Financial Officers' Association.

CSU Dominguez Hills, an urban university in the twenty-three campus California State University system, is located in Carson, in the South Bay region of Los Angeles County. Its 346-acre campus is situated in the historic Rancho San Pedro, the oldest Spanish land grant in the Los Angeles area. The campus is strategically located in the heart of a major technological, industrial, and transportation complex in Southern California. The area includes the massive Port of Los Angeles and Port of Long Beach—Southern California’s gateway to international commerce. Cultural, performance, and sports venues in downtown Los Angeles are about twenty-five minutes away and the South Bay beach communities are a few minutes away to the west and south. The StubHub Sports Center, a 125-acre sports center developed by AEG and home to Major League Soccer’s L.A. Galaxy, is located on the CSUDH campus.

With an enrollment exceeding 14,000 students, CSUDH is a federally recognized Minority- Serving Institution as well as a Hispanic Serving Institution and is among the most ethnically diverse universities in the nation: 60% Hispanic, 14.5% African American, 11% White, and 11% Asian/Pacific Islanders.

CSUDH is fully accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) and offers 45 baccalaureate degrees, 24 master’s degrees, and a number of certificate and credential programs. While continuing to emphasize the liberal arts and sciences, the university offers professional programs at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Twelve programs hold accreditations from national professional associations: business administration, clinical sciences, computer science, education, health science, music, nursing, occupational therapy, public administration, social work, special education, and theatre arts. The university is known for excellence in teacher education, nursing, psychology, business administration, and digital media arts. CSUDH is also a national leader in distance education, with ten academic degree programs and seven certificate programs offered online.

Required Education: Bachelor's degree in related field such as accounting or finance.

Required Experience: Incumbent must possess at least seven years’ experience at a senior administrative level in a large organization with a demonstrated record of success involving major business and financial management systems and operation in a business environment.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Demonstrated knowledge of the principles of organization and management, business and financial practices, and supervision. Demonstrated ability to: relate and apply this knowledge to the needs and special demands and characteristics of the academic environment; determine priorities and coordinate the timely achievement of objectives in a variety of functional areas; use good judgment and analyze complex problems, visualize the implications in a given situation and plan and implement major programs; use business and management skills appropriate to the university setting; promote a service-oriented environment; be innovative and results oriented; and develop effective recommendations for policy development and implementation. Must be able to work effectively in a multi-ethnic environment with the ability to work effectively with staff, administrators, faculty and others both on and off campus towards establishing effective working relationships.

Exceptional interpersonal, communication and leaderships skills. Excellent human and public relations skills and organizational skills. Ability to work independently and on a team. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong financial and analytical skills, and comfortable with technology.

California State University Dominguez Hills is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation,genetic information, medical condition,disability,marital status,or protected veteran status. For more information or definition of these terms please visit:

Individuals with disabilities requesting accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may call the Human Resources Office at (310) 243-3771 or the Academic Affairs Personnel Services Office at (310) 243-3766.

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Upon appointment all candidates must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.

The California State University is Smoke and Tobacco Free. Smoking, Vaping and other Tobacco use are Not Permitted anywhere on University property. Education Code 42356, CCR Title 5, Article 9

For more information or to apply, please visit or contact Julio Arevalo at (310) 243-3093