Director of Resource Management, Student Affairs (500314), San Jose, California

Created 05/11/2022
Reference 452856
Job type Full Time
Country United States
State California
City San Jose

Job Summary

Under the general direction of the Vice President for Student Affairs, the Director of Resource Management provides financial and workforce administration oversight, monitoring, compliance, analysis and guidance for the departments comprising Student Affairs. The Director of Resource Management has fiscal oversight for approximately $81M and more than 30 departments' fiscal activities in the Division of Student Affairs. The division also includes two auxiliary units which receive guidance from the Director of Resource Management but maintain their own finances.

This position works in coordination with Associate Vice Presidents, division departments and colleagues in the Division of Administration and Finance as well as University Personnel. The Director of Resource Management is responsible for revenue projections and estimates; budget development; monitoring budget versus fiscal expenditures; developing and enforcing policies and practices related to fiscal management; ensuring adequate funding is available to meet division and strategic priorities; development of business plans; leading professional development activities within the division; advising department staff regarding courses of action and compliance with purchasing, accounts payable, accounts receivable and personnel actions; leading development of a workforce strategy; and serving as a liaison with University Personnel on HR matters.

This position must develop an understanding of the nature of operations, business cycles, financial trends and areas of financial risk for each fund type including CSU Operating Fund; Student Success, Excellence & Technology Fees; Professional & Continuing Education Fund, Research Foundation; Tower Foundation; Self-Support Units, Trust Accounts, and Auxiliaries as well as collective bargaining agreements and personnel policies, practices and processes.

The Director of Resource Management leads the division's Financial & HR Committee and serves on a number of committees and leadership groups including but not limited to VPSA Council, Student Affairs Leadership Team, Finance Advisory Committee and University Personnel Advisory Council.

This is a position in the CSU - Management Personnel Plan (MPP), and serves at the pleasure of the President. This position will require adherence to University compliance training such as: Conflict of Interest and Ethics, AB 1825 Sexual Harassment Prevention, Information Security, and Injury and Illness Prevention Program. The person hired for this position may be required to complete an outside employment disclosure statement in accordance with Title V of the California Code of Regulations.

Key Responsibilities
  • Fiscal Management
  • Workforce Administration
  • Budget Development
  • Compliance
  • Special Projects

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
  • Thorough knowledge of and demonstrated experience in budgetary procedures, accepted accounting principles and relevant software programs
  • Demonstrated experience in long-term forecasting as well as ability to identify short and long-term funding models
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze data and make accurate projections using business mathematics and basic statistical techniques
  • Demonstrated ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference as well as apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret and apply financial guidelines, policies and procedures
  • Demonstrated experience in administering human resources functions including recruiting, hiring, supervising and evaluating staff as well as interpreting HR policy
  • Demonstrated verbal communication skills including the ability to make presentations
  • Demonstrated ability to work with spreadsheets and database programs
  • Demonstrated ability to read, analyze and interpret technical concepts, policies, procedures, practices, reports and legal documents as well as respond to inquiries or complaints from regulatory agencies and/or members of the campus community
  • Demonstrated ability to develop positive working relationships with administrators, staff, students, faculty and general public

Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in business, accounting or other related area
  • Five years of progressively responsible fiscal administration responsibilities including budget development, budget monitoring, developing fiscal policies and procedures; budget forecasting; compliance; and training
  • Experience in overseeing human resources administration functions
  • Supervision experience

Preferred Qualifications
  • MBA or Master's Degree in related area
  • University experience
  • Collective bargaining environment experience
  • PeopleSoft experience


Classification: Administrator II
Hiring Range: Commensurate with experience

San José State University offers employees a comprehensive benefits package typically worth 30-35% of your base salary. For more information on programs available, please see the Employee Benefits Summary.

Application Procedure

Click Apply Now to complete the SJSU Online Employment Application and attach the following documents:
  • Resume
  • Letter of Interest

This position is open until filled.

Contact Information

University Personnel

Additional Information

Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. SJSU will issue a contingent offer of employment to the selected candidate, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was offered the position on a contingent basis.

The standard background check includes: criminal check, employment and education verification. Depending on the position, a motor vehicle and/or credit check may be required. All background checks are conducted through the university's third party vendor, Accurate Background. Some positions may also require fingerprinting. SJSU will pay all costs associated with this procedure. Evidence of required degree(s) or certification(s) will be required at time of hire.


All San José State University employees are considered mandated reporters under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and are required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

Equal Employment Statement

San José State University (SJSU) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, gender, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, race, religion or lack thereof, sex, sexual orientation, transgender, or protected veteran status consistent with applicable federal and state laws. This policy applies to all SJSU students, faculty and staff programs and activities. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and certain other federal and state laws, prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex in all education programs and activities operated by the university (both on and off campus).


Closing Date/Time: Open until filled
Employer Cal State University (CSU) San Jose

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