Budget Director

Carleton College in Minnesota

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted July 8, 2014
Type Administrative
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time

Carleton College is seeking a Budget Director. Reporting to the Vice President and Treasurer, in collaboration with College leadership, faculty, and staff to develop an annual budget and a longer term financial model and forecast. The Budget Director uses their knowledge and information about expenditure patterns and funds availability to support and interact with the campus community broadly.


This position has primary responsibility for developing and communicating the College operating and capital budgets.  The Budget Director works closely with administrative managers across the College on budget issues and capital projects to achieve organizational goals through financial strategic planning and special project analyses.  


The Budget Director will monitor the overall FTE allocation and compensation budget in collaboration with the VP and Treasurer, the Director of Human Resources, the Chief Academic Officer, and related committees regarding classification and compensation practices of the College.


The Budget Director provides leadership and training for the campus community regarding budgetary, financial, and management philosophies, outcomes and direction. This position has no direct reports.


The successful candidate must possess bachelors degree, a masters degree is preferred.  A minimum 5 years of experience with financial analysis including cost-benefit, present valuing, econometric and financial modeling, and forecasting is required. The candidate must conduct business with a high level of integrity, a willingness to listen and communicate effectively with internal and external constituents. Experience in not-for-profit management is strongly preferred. Prior experience in a higher education environment is desirable. 


Founded in 1866, Carleton College is an independent and highly selective liberal arts college with a diverse and exceptionally able student body, a talented faculty whose first priority is teaching, and a commitment to the liberal arts. Carleton College is a residential campus best known for its academic excellence and warm, welcoming campus community. Carleton offers 37 majors and 15 concentrations in the arts, humanities, natural sciences, and social sciences. Carleton is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse group of faculty and staff and offers a comprehensive benefits package.


Carleton is located in the picturesque community of Northfield, Minnesota, approximately forty miles south of Minneapolis/St. Paul. The area provides opportunities for both indoor and outdoor enthusiasts and exposure to a diversity of cultures, interests, and lifestyles.


Desired Start Date:  As soon as possible

Review of applications begins August 4, 2014.


FOR MORE SPECIFIC POSITION INFORMATION & how apply visit: http://jobs.carleton.edu/postings/1956

We accept only online applications. For telephone inquiries call the Office of Human Resources at 507-222-7471.


Carleton College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, veteran status, actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, status with regard to public assistance, disability, or age in providing employment or access to its educational facilities and activities.

How To Apply

You can apply for this position online at http://jobs.carleton.edu/postings/1956