Director of Budgets & Risk Management (7365)

Posted: 07/31/17 | SHARE:


Reporting directly to the Vice President for Administration and Finance with dotted line reporting to the President, the Director of Budgets and Risk Management is a senior member of the Finance Department responsible for facilitating and managing the budget process, developing the annual operating budget and five year budget model, directing the enterprise risk management process, procuring insurance for the College and supervising the department of Environmental Health and Safety.

The Director of Budgets and Risk Management provides overall leadership, direction, technical advice and assistance to the College's budgetary formulation, analysis, review and control processes. The Director also maintains a continuous line of communication with each Vice President regarding the identification of risk exposures and the appropriate mitigating measures for addressing them with the goal of ensuring an organization wide understanding of risk and risk management strategies. The Director is responsible for handling all insurance related matters for the college including the annual renewal process and claims processing.


This position requires a Bachelor's degree in Finance and a CPA and /or MBA degree. Also required is a minimum five years of progressively responsible experience in budget preparation and/or fiscal management and insurance and risk management. Experience in higher education preferred. Candidates should have strong Excel and presentation skills, the ability to communicate effectively in person and in writing and the ability to work with a diverse group of students, faculty, staff and the general public.


Please submit a cover letter, resume, and list of three references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Only finalists will be notified.

Please apply via email to: Application materials, including cover letter, resume and/or Employment Application should be submitted as a single pdf or doc file.

Please remember to include the Req. # 7365 and/or position title in the subject line.

For questions or if necessary to submit a paper application, contact:

Union College
807 Union Street
Schenectady, NY 12308
 (518) 388-6108
 (518) 388-6529

Union College, founded in 1795, is a highly-selective, independent college. Located in the Capital District of New York State, Union is known for its distinctive blend of the liberal arts and technology. Union College offers its full-time employees an exceptional benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, life and disability coverage, a generous retirement plan and tuition remission.

Diversity at Union College

Union College is an equal opportunity employer and strongly committed to student and workforce diversity. Increasing diversity on campus is a critical priority for Union, one that is integral to our mission of preparing students for a globally interconnected world. Union provides a blend of intellectual, social and cultural opportunities to facilitate the integrated academic, social and personal development of a diverse community. We value and are committed to a host of diverse populations and cultures including, but not limited to, those based on race, religion, disability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin and veteran status. Union College is committed to providing access and will provide reasonable accommodation in its application process to individuals with disabilities that request such accommodations.

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