Associate Vice President for Budget Planning & Administration (Administrator III)

Apply now Job no: 516353
Work type: Management (MPP)
Location: Sacramento
Categories: MPP, At-Will, Finance/Accounting, Full Time

Working Title: Associate Vice President for Budget Planning & Administration

Classification Title: Administrator III

Posting Details 

Priority Application Deadline (Posting will remain open until filled): Monday, August 8, 2022 at 11:55 p.m.

Note to Applicants: Sacramento State has engaged the services of Another Source, a recruiting firm, for this recruitment. Please note that applicants may be contacted by a representative from Another Source after an application is submitted. 

Hiring Preference
Not Applicable

Position Summary

The Associate Vice President (AVP) provides leadership and oversight of the Budget Planning and Administration office and staff, supports the President and campus in the development and implementation of the University budget, and works closely with the CSU Chancellor’s Office on campus budgetary matters. The AVP, under the direction of the Vice President for Administration/CFO, has responsibility for assisting and advising family units within the Administration and Business Affairs Division (ABA). The AVP manages fiscal directives to enable ABA to achieve its strategic goals and initiatives in compliance with legal and regulatory requirements. This position will be a highly visible position within the university and will serve as an advisor and assistant to the Vice President for Administration/CFO regarding the general leadership of the division and may complete special projects on behalf of the Vice President. The position will also serve as the key budget resource to the University Budget Advisory Committee which makes recommendations to the President on campus budgetary matters. The incumbent confers with the Vice President for Administration/CFO, and President for matters pertaining to strategic planning and resources development and allocation.

FLSA: Exempt (not eligible for overtime compensation under FLSA). This position is benefits-eligible.

CSU Classification Salary Range: $6,250-$18,750 per month

Anticipated Hiring Range: Dependent on qualifications, monthly salary not anticipated to exceed $14,583.

The salary is competitive and negotiable depending on the strength of qualifications. This is a California State University Management Personnel Plan (MPP) position with an attractive package, which includes but is not limited to: a vacation accrual rate of 16 hours per month; 14 paid holidays; excellent choice of medical, dental, and vision insurance, long-term disability coverage, life insurance; and retirement benefits.

Recruitment Type: Regular (At-Will)

Time Base: Full-Time

Work Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; variable schedule as needed.

Department Information 

Budget Planning & Administration (BPA) provides comprehensive budget planning & administrative services including the development & facilitation of the campus’ General Operating Fund budget through collaboration with the University Budget Advisory Committee (UBAC). BPA also provides transparency of financial information through the production of the President’s Annual Report for Budget, Expenditures, and Financial Information. Responsibilities also include ensuring the compliance of campus funds, developing financial pro formas for non-state capital projects, processing campus fees (Category IV & V) for presidential review, providing information & guidance on various university funds, processing monthly labor cost distribution, managing & creating positions for university employees, & processing budget allocations & transfers.

Required Qualifications 

1. Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university and/or college
2. Eight years of progressively responsible experience in a senior level financial and management position
3. Experience as a supervisor or manager in a large and complex organization
4. Experience in building and advocating for efficient business processes and systems
5. High level, complex budget management experience (e.g. budget reporting, planning, development)
6. Knowledge of state/federal business and financial regulations
7. Ability to interact effectively with diverse audiences
8. Ability to navigate, evaluate, and implement financial and data warehouse systems
9. Ability to adapt easily to fast-paced, demanding environment on a growing campus with evolving needs and limited resources.
10. Leadership skills, including conflict resolution skills.
11. Possess well-developed analytical, reasoning, and problem-solving skills.
12. Exceptional communication skills.
13. Exceptional interpersonal skills, including cross-departmental collaboration, to engage and influence stakeholders at all levels of an organization.
14. Knowledge of process improvement and ability to streamline operations, promote cultural change, and build teams through redesign of business practices.
15. Skills to assess the performance and progress of teams and organizations.

Preferred Qualifications 

16. Master's or Doctoral Degree from an accredited university and/or college
17. Ten years of progressive experience in a senior level financial and management position
18. Experience in a large, complex higher education institution within a centralized system.
19. Experience within the California State University system and familiarity with CSU system reporting requirements.
20. Understanding of information system technology as it applies to fiscal oversight and administration.
21. Experience with position-based budgeting and position management/control, including positions funded by monies other than a general fund.

- Ability to pass background check

Documents Needed to Apply

Applicants must submit: a current resume or curriculum vitae, a cover letter describing relevant experience and interest in the position, and a diversity statement (not to exceed 500 words). Failure to upload these documents to the online application may result in disqualification.

About Sac State

Sacramento State is located in the heart of California’s capital city, five miles from State Capitol. The lush, 300-acre campus is situated along the American River, close to numerous bike trails and other recreational areas. Sacramento, also known as the “Farm-to-Fork Capital,” is one of the most ethnically diverse and livable cities in the country, with a population of half of a million. Sacramento State’s 31,000 students come not only from the Greater Sacramento Region, but also from across the state, country, and world. Our 1800 faculty and 1,500 staff are committed to meeting our mission: “As California’s capital university, we transform lives by preparing students for leadership, service, and success. Sacramento State will be a recognized leader in education, innovation, and engagement.” As the regional hub of higher education, Sac State is dedicated to student successdiversity, equity and inclusioncommunity engagementphilanthropy, and campus safety.  

As evidenced by the values embedded in our Hornet Honor Code, Sacramento State is committed to creating an inclusive environment where all faculty, staff, students, and guests are welcome and valued.  Our commitment is more than simply ensuring that our campus is free from bias and discrimination, but is one devoted to celebrating many diverse identities, life experiences, and perspectives that enrich our community, teaching and learning.  

To learn more about why you should join the Hornet Family, please visit the Why Sac State? page.

Background Check Disclaimer  

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with California State University, Sacramento. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University, Sacramento employees who apply for the position. One variation of background check required could be a LiveScan screening, which involves submitting fingerprints at a certified LiveScan Service Center.

COVID-19 Vaccine Certification Information:

CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to

Out of State Employment Policy

Sacramento State University, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees (up)on date of hire to reside in the State of California.

As of January 1, 2022 the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.

Equal Employment Opportunity

California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States. 

It is the policy of California State University, Sacramento to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need a disability related reasonable accommodation as part of the application and/or interviewing process, visit 

The University is committed to creating an education and working environment free from discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. For more information on mandatory training for new employees, visit . 

Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act and Campus Fire Safety Right-To-know Act Notification: 

Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the current Annual Security Report (ASR) is available for viewing at . 
The ASR contains the current security and safety-related policy statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and sexual assault prevention information, and drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains statistics of Clery Act crimes for Sacramento State for the last three (3) calendar years. Paper copies are available upon request at the Police Service Center located in the University Union.

Eligibility Verification  

Selected candidate must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.. California State University, Sacramento is a sponsoring agency (i.e. H-1-B Visa). 

Note to Applicants:

Possession of the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview unless required by collective bargaining agreement.

Conflict of Interest:

The duties of this position include participation in decisions that may have a material financial benefit to the incumbent. Therefore, the selected candidate will be required to file Conflict of Interest Form 700: Statement of Economic Interest when they first occupy the position, an on an annual basis, complete ethics training within 6 months of appointment, and attend this training every other year thereafter.


Advertised: Pacific Daylight Time
Applications close:

Back to search results Apply now Refer a friend

Share this:

| More

Applicant Login

Refine search

Work type


Northern California


Appointment Type
Bargaining Unit
Job Search Category/Discipline
Time Basis