Director of Budget and Resource Management (Administrator III) / Finance & Administrative Services (502069)

  • California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB)
  • San Bernardino, California
  • Sep 15, 2021
Full Time Accounting and Finance Administration and Management

Job Description



California State University, San Bernardino is a preeminent center of intellectual and cultural activity in Inland Southern California. Opened in 1965 and set at the foothills of the beautiful San Bernardino Mountains, the university serves more than 20,000 students each year and graduates about 4,000 students annually. CSUSB reflects the dynamic diversity of the region and has the most diverse student population of any university in the Inland Empire. Seventy percent of those who graduate are the first in their families to do so.

At CSUSB, you can:

• Build your future

• Work with the best

• Be your authentic self

• Focus on you

• Make a lasting impact

• Work for a purpose that is greater than your own

• Bring everything you are, become everything you want

Department Summary

The University Budget Office is responsible for budget planning, administration, and reporting, including ensuring sustainable financial resources for all campus operations. The department also oversees position management, cost recovery, chargeback, and costing, and policy analysis for the campus.

Required Application Materials

All applicants must submit 1). Letter of interest or cover letter, 2). Current resume or curriculum vitae, 3). Three professional references who can provide assessments of your professional experience, accomplishments, and prospects for success in this position.

Job Summary

Under the general direction of the Associate Vice President for Finance and Administrative Services, the director of budget and resource management supports campus leadership of the California State University San Bernardino's mission and goals to ensure sustainable financial resources for all campus operations. The incumbent is key in implementing strategic direction and oversight of the budget allocation and expenditure plans of the campus. The director oversees the analysis of highly technical and complex budget policies and procedures. The director implements all aspects of budget administration including position management, chargeback, and cost recovery as well as costing and policy analysis for the campus. Works closely with the division and college analysts on fiscal policies impacting all campus programs and implementation of campus long-range fiscal plans. The director represents the campus at the systemwide budget director's forum.

The Director is the unit manager for the office of budget and resource management and as such assigns, supervises, and evaluates work assignments of staff within the office; oversee the review and analysis of budget policies recommended or authorized for implementation at the University; develops, recommends, and directs campus-wide budgetary policy and related operational changes; coordinates and develops relations with key constituencies and reviews analyzes and coordinates internal processes for the successful completion of all assignments and tasks in the office of budget and resource management. Trains and ensures adequate professional development for the staff under supervision.

Operating Budget

Manages university operating budget distribution, reconciliation, and reporting including state appropriation, tuition, and other related funds. Produce a periodic budget report and variance analysis for the campus.

Enterprise Funds

Responsible for collection, compilation, and submission of expenditure plans for campus enterprise units to the campus leadership for review and approval annually. Provide periodic and as-needed management reports on campus enterprise activities.

Inter and Intra Fund Activities

Provide oversight for the campus chargeback process, review chargeback rates and methodologies to ensure compliance with state and CSU guidelines. Develop processes to document and track methodologies and prepare reports for administrative review/approval. Coordinate periodic presentations to the Auxiliary and Enterprise stakeholders; disseminate information and collect feedback from participants for management review and incorporating into the periodic chargeback/cost recovery analysis process.

Supervision And Training

Serve as the campus subject matter expert on budget and related activities. Train, supervise and provide professional development support to the budget & resource management staff. Provide appropriate training to the campus community and assist with division and college budget support needs.

Central Accounts

Manage campus centrally managed activities such as benefits, utilities, president's discretionary funds, etc.

Employment Status: Full-time, At-Will, 'Exempt' position, included in the Management Personnel Plan (MPP).

First Review Deadline: This position will remain open until filled. Applications will be reviewed beginning on September 13, 2021.

Work Schedule

Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, weekends and evenings may be required.

Key Qualifications
  • Proficiency in analyzing and interpreting complex budget and financial data.
  • Advanced Excel skills.
  • Ability to develop and recommend budget processes to update methodologies for forecasting revenues, expenditures, and allocation of resources.
  • Analytical, qualitative, communication, interpersonal, and management skills.
  • Successful experience in budget forecasting and modeling.
  • Experience managing multiple funds and fund sources.
  • Ability to sustain productive, mutually respectful, and collaborative interpersonal working relationships with administrators, staff, faculty, and students.
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative, as well as work in a team-oriented environment.
  • Ability to effectively communicate financial policies and information understandably to those who may have limited experience or expertise.
  • Experience presenting to various groups and committees.

Education and Experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Management or closely related field and four (4) to five (5) years of progressively responsible budgeting and financial analysis experience.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in a higher education institution is preferred.
  • Advanced degree in a business, higher education administration, public administration, or related field preferred.


Anticipated Hiring Range: $10,833 - $11,916 per month

Classification Salary Range: $4,583 - $13,750 per month

Statement of Commitment to Diversity

In our commitment to furthering knowledge and fulfilling our educational mission, California State University, San Bernardino seeks a campus climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the entire variety of human experiences. In our commitment to diversity, we welcome people from all backgrounds, and we seek to include knowledge and values from many cultures in the curriculum and extra-curricular life of the campus community. Our commitment to work toward an environment that values diversity requires that we create, promote, and maintain activities and programs that further our understanding of individual and group diversity. We will also develop and communicate policies and promote values that discourage intolerance and discrimination.

The concept and dimensions of diversity are to be advanced and incorporated into every aspect of university activity, including student life, the curriculum, teaching, programs, staffing, personnel training practices, research, community services, events, and all other areas of university endeavor.

Dimensions of diversity shall include but are not limited to, the following: race, ethnicity, religious belief, sexual orientation, sex, gender identity, gender expression, ability, socioeconomic status, cultural orientation, national origin, and age.

The implementation of the Commitment to Diversity will rest with the university as a whole. In addition to a personal commitment and involvement, the president may use the University Diversity Committee, campus administrators, faculty, staff, and students as well as other members of the campus community to effectively implement the philosophy and intent of this statement.

Supplemental Information

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or the continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

The person holding this position is considered a `mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements outlined in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

California State University, San Bernardino 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.

This position may be "Designated" under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter. Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information:

This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096)

Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

San Bernardino, California 92407 United States View Map