Director of Capital Markets Finance


Date Posted April 14, 2014
Type Administrative
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time

The University of Virginia

Director of Capital Markets Finance


The University of Virginia seeks nominations and applications for a visionary leader to fill the position of Director of Capital Markets Finance. This position will be responsible for capital markets financing, financial risk management, liquidity management, and internal banking at the University of Virginia. The Director develops and manages controls, reporting, policies, and procedures related to these duties while focusing on process improvement, performance measurement, and relationship building. This individual must be a proactive self-starter who is intellectually curious. He/She must have: integrity and strong commitment to fiduciary responsibility while exhibiting a positive and professional attitude, strong interpersonal skills and judgment required along with the ability to work independently, ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities, ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with colleagues, ability to represent the University with external parties in a professional and ethical manner, and experience with diverse populations. The position reports to the University’s Treasurer.


The Organization:

The University of Virginia is distinctive among institutions of higher education. Founded by Thomas Jefferson in 1819, the University sustains the ideal of developing leaders who are prepared to shape the future of the nation. The University is public, while nourished by the strong support of its alumni. The students who attend have been chosen because they show exceptional promise. The University remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. Since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2.



  • Master’s degree; Bachelor’s degree in Finance or related field and commensurate experience in related field may be considered in lieu of the master’s degree
  • Several years Treasury experience to include bonds and other external financing vehicles, consumer or commercial lending, working capital management, and related federal and state regulations preferred; such experience in an academic or other not-for-profit setting is desirable
  • Working knowledge of the principles of fiscal management, financial analysis, and business administration
  • Qualitative, analytical, writing and presentation skills, and demonstrated ability to: collect and analyze data to derive conclusions and recommendations; prepare and analyze complex financial information; create oral and written reports that are clear, concise and thorough; make an impact on the financial bottom-line
  • Experience in presenting to executive leadership and external stakeholders, including bankers, rating agencies, attorneys, etc.
  • Significant experience with personal computers, proficiency with spreadsheet analysis. Excellent analytical ability is critical. Extensive knowledge of and experience with advanced financial models, including financial feasibility studies, cost/benefit analysis and investment analysis is important. Sound conceptual reasoning is required


CTP/CCM, CFP or CFA a plus


How to Apply:

To express interest in this opportunity, please apply online at

Search Posting Number 0614004 and complete the staff application.

The position will remain opened until filled and the search will be carried out with full confidentiality; candidates will be notified before references are contacted.

For further information or to provide nominations, please contact Jeremy Duff by email at


The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.