Lehigh University is seeking an energetic and multi-tasking individual to join the leadership team in the Library and Technology Services (LTS) organization. Reporting to the Vice Provost, the Director is responsible for the collaborative development, implementation and leadership of a suite of administrative services that include budget and financial planning, financial analyst, staff recruitment and retention and facilities and space planning for a merged Library and Technology Services (LTS) organization. The incumbent works closely with the Director of the Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning; the University Librarian, Chief Technology Officer and Chief Information Security Officer.
Directs LTS Financial management
Develops administrative policies and procedures for LTS to meet the overall University administrative and accounting practices
Lead Administrative Services Group (ASG) staff who handle all purchase orders, expense report reconciliations, contracts, coordination of special events and LTS employment processes
Oversee LTS facilities and space planning
Lead recruitment and retention of LTS staff
Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Accounting or related degree; Master's degree preferred
Five to eight years related work experience
In depth knowledge of the financial and budgeting at a higher education institution
Some project management experience is desirable
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Excellent analytical, decision making and problem solving skills
Solid computer skills with experience using word processing and spreadsheet software
This position has fiscal or financial responsibilities other than employee expense activity, such as processing or approving transactions; monitoring or preparing budgets; or generating income for University
Periods of high volume/workload may be required during budgeting and year end closing
Occasional travel to attend seminars or conferences
Successful completion of standard background checks including but not limited to: social security verification, education verification, county and national criminal background checks, PATCH, FBI fingerprinting, Child Abuse Clearance. Based upon the requirements of the position Lehigh may also request credit history reports, motor vehicle checks and professional license/certification verification
For more information and to apply, please visit: https://lehigh.hiretouch.com/position-details?jobID=58718&job=director
About Library and Technology Services (LTS) at Lehigh University
Library and Technology Services (LTS) is one of higher education’s most successful merged library and technology organizations. LTS encompasses the library, computing, telecommunications, distance education, administrative systems, and faculty development.
About Lehigh University
Lehigh University is a highly competitive, research-oriented, private university located one hour north of Philadelphia and 90 minutes west of New York City. For almost 150 years, Lehigh University has combined outstanding academic and learning opportunities with leadership in fostering innovative research. Lehigh’s four colleges provide graduate and undergraduate education to approximately 7,000 students.