Associate Vice President for Finance and Operations (AVPFO)  

About the Role

The Associate Vice President for Finance and Operations (AVPFO) serves as the chief financial and operations officer, and financial advisor for the VCU Division of Student Affairs (DSA), providing overall leadership and oversight for all financial strategic planning and operations including direct oversight and supervision of Human Resources, Marketing and Communication, Development, and Technology Support Services. This position will supervise a team of six full-time staff.

The AVPFO leads, facilitates and coordinates the annual budget development (i.e., funding requests) and budget implementation processes for all DSA funding types including, but not limited to, Education and General (E&G) and Auxiliary Enterprise (AE) programs. The AVPFO will serve and provide fiduciary duty to DSA and all departments within the Division ensuring overall Divisional considerations are prioritized when advising individual departments. This role will work collaboratively with the Vice President of Student Affairs, providing strategic and timely guidance to ensure success in the overall management of DSA.

How to apply

VCU’s Executive Search Team is assisting Virginia Commonwealth University in this search. Application materials should be submitted to the VCU job portal located at the link below:

VCU job portal:

Confidential inquiries, nominations and application materials should be directed to Tanya-Lee Giscombe. Submission of application materials as PDF attachments is strongly encouraged. The search will be conducted with a commitment of confidentiality for candidates until finalists are selected. 

Inquiries, nominations and application materials should be directed to: 

Tanya-Lee Giscombe @