Director of Finance & Administration

Employer Name North Carolina State University   Address North Carolina State University
Job Type Full-time, Permanent   Address 2
Experience Any   City Raleigh
Education Bachelors Degree   State North Carolina
  Zip Code 27695

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Job Description

Director of Finance & Administration
NC State University - McKimmon Center for Extension and Continuing Education
Office of Finance and Administration
Position 00041564
Raleigh, NC

NC State Continuing Education, through the McKimmon Center for Extension and Continuing Education (MCE &CE) serves the public, the non-traditional student, and the academic community by facilitating access to university knowledge and resources and alternative methods of knowledge transfer; specifically to support non-credit programs for non-degree seeking students. MCE & CE is a gateway to vast intellectual and technical resources at NC State.

The Finance and Administration Office is one of the administrative support units within the MCE & CE, a $44 million operation that is supported primarily by revenue-generating programs. The Finance and Administration Office provides business administration, financial management, human resource management for full-time, part-time, temporary and student employees, redistribution of salaries, supplemental pay and audit and approval of compensating controls, information analysis, contract and grant review, and policy interpretation and dissemination for all units within the MCE & CE division.

The MCE & CE welcomes mission-driven, ambitious, and highly motivated candidates to apply for the Director of Finance & Administration position. The selected candidate will be joining a fast-paced environment poised for strategic and purposeful growth. Individuals with both technical acumen, an entrepreneurial spirit and a positive growth mindset are highly encouraged to consider this exciting opportunity.

Required Skills

The Position:

Reporting directly to the Vice Provost for Continuing Education, the Director provides administrative oversight for the complex, multi-unit MCE & CE. Serving as the Chief Financial, Personnel and Administrative Officer for the department and a total of 212 employees which includes over 100 full time staff and a large number of temps, this individual is a key member of the senior leadership team of the division.

The Director actively engages in strategic planning and develops/manages metrics for, analyzes the progress towards, and facilitates achievement of goals and objectives. The position directly supervises managers in the Budget/Finance, Human Resources, IT, and Building Maintenance areas.

Required Qualifications & Skills:

The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, or a related business area and three years of professional accounting experience, of which at least one is supervisory; or equivalent combination of training and experience.


All applications must be submitted online through the NC State employment website. To view the full job posting, application instructions, and to submit an application please visit

If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at 919-515-2135 or

Description of Benefits: Salary / Commissions / Bonuses / Other

NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.