Vice President for Finance and Administrative Services

Marietta College in Marietta, Ohio invites applications, nominations, and expressions of interest for the position of Vice President for Finance and Administrative Services/CFO. Reporting to President William Ruud, the VPFA is the chief financial and business officer and treasurer for the College.

Marietta College, chartered in 1835, is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian, undergraduate, residential liberal arts institution with a full-time enrollment of 1,284. Marietta College reaffirms the liberal arts as foundational in an education of the highest quality, offering more than 50 academic majors that are designed to prepare them for a successful future. The College is located in Marietta, Ohio, population 14,027, a city of beautiful parks, two rivers, 19th-century architecture, brick streets, historical landmarks, and museums. Marietta was listed among Smithsonian Magazine's top 10 best small towns in the nation to visit.

The VPFA is responsible for all phases of business and fiscal affairs including financial planning and budgeting; accounting and business operations; financial reports and audits; treasury functions; human resources; facilities management, including planning and construction; procurement and contracting; auxiliary operations and services; information technology; campus safety; risk management; State and Federal reporting; and articulating and implementing a strategic plan for Finance and Administrative Services which aligns with the College’s strategic plan. In addition to internal management responsibilities, the VPFA serves as the liaison and support to the Finance, Investments, Audit and Administrative Operations, and Compensation committees of the Board of Trustees.

The ideal candidate will hold a bachelor’s degree in business or finance and several years of progressively responsible and successful experience in financial affairs and operations management of a complex organization. Preference will be given to candidates with a CPA or graduate degree in business or finance, and experience in higher education. Additional information about the position and qualifications are detailed in the search profile, which can be found here:

The College is being assisted in the search by Academic Search, Inc. Applications, nominations, and expressions of interest can be submitted in confidence to [email protected]. Applications should consist of a substantive letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, and a list of five professional references with full contact information and a note indicating the nature of your working relationship with each. References will not be contacted without the explicit permission of the candidate. The position is open until filled but only applications received by November 8, 2021, can be assured full consideration. Confidential discussions about this opportunity may be arranged by contacting [email protected]org.

Marietta College is an equal opportunity educator and employer that values diversity. The College seeks to enhance the diversity of its faculty and staff. People of color, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Marietta College does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, or religious affiliation.


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