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Assistant Controller

Birmingham-Southern College is pleased to announce an immediate opening for Assistant Controller.

The Assistant Controller reports directly to the Controller and is responsible for the combined functions of financial, tax and internal control activity of the College. In addition, this position supervises the Accounting and Accounts Payable personnel. Responsibilities include ensuring the integrity of the College's financial records, tax and other federal/state compliance, and for developing University-wide processes and policies incorporating strong internal controls to ensure proper stewardship of College assets. Significant leadership is expected in working with the external auditor to provide financial statements in accordance with GAAP and industry standards.

Qualified candidates will have solid experience in the development and implementation of internal control documentation and procedures and have a strong working knowledge of FASB and other pronouncements/industry guidance related to the not-for-profit industry.  Demonstrated leadership in managing accounting functions with comprehensive knowledge of accounting and financial reporting standards, practices and financial systems is essential to the success of this role.  Strong analytical skills and working knowledge of Microsoft Office are required and experience using the Datatel Colleague enterprise system in higher education is desirable. Candidate must have the ability to work as a team member and team leader within a collaborative environment and must be able to interact professionally and effectively with multiple constituencies. Excellent writing, organizational and communications skills are required.

A minimum of a Bachelor's degree with a major or concentration in Accounting or Finance is required, plus a minimum of 5 years' experience in fiscal operations in higher education, a not-for-profit entity or other business setting. Priority will be considered for CPA or CMA designations.

Located in Birmingham, Alabama, BSC is a four-year, private institution that consistently has been identified in recent years as one of the top liberal arts colleges in the country for its academic quality and its value.  The college currently enrolls approximately 1200 undergraduate students and is a sheltering institution for Phi Beta Kappa.  Visit www.bsc.edu for more information on the College.

Qualified applicants should and submit a resume, cover letter, salary requirements, and contact information for three professional references to: humanresources@bsc.edu. Applicants should also complete an application at complete an application here.

BSC complies with the Alabama Child Protection Act and Everify. EOE.


Helpdesk Manager

Birmingham-Southern College has an opening for a Helpdesk Manager in the IT Department. The Helpdesk Manager is responsible for overseeing helpdesk requests and providing support or information to assist users in troubleshooting. This position serves as the first point of contact for users to ask questions and maintains an open line of communication until implementation of a resolution. The Helpdesk Manager is responsible for ensuring all emergency phones/strobes and alarms are in operational order and coordinates with departments and vendors as needed. This position also provides support within the IT department by coordinating meetings, planning travel, monitoring department spending and submitting payment for monthly expenses.

A high school diploma or equivalent is required in addition to 3-5 years of related experience in a help desk or IT environment. Experience in troubleshooting, repair and maintenance of technology to include hardware, software, printers and peripherals, and networking is preferred. Excellent interpersonal, organization and communication skills are required. Dedication to providing courteous, efficient and accurate resolution for all support issues is essential to this position.

Qualified candidates should submit a resume, cover letter and BSC application to: humanresources@bsc.edu.

BSC complies with the Alabama Child Protection Act. EOE.


Vice President for Enrollment Management

Birmingham-Southern College seeks an experienced enrollment management professional with exceptional strategic and collaborative leadership skills for the position of Vice President for Enrollment Management. The vice president will lead strategic recruitment processes, including efforts to grow enrollments and provide leadership for the communication of the image of the college. The vice president will supervise the Assistant Vice President for Admission and the Director of Financial Planning, will have direct oversight of the admission and student financial aid functions, and will play a key role in retention initiatives across the college. The Vice President for Enrollment Management reports to the President.

The successful candidate will be knowledgeable about current thinking and practices in student recruitment and financial aid; have decision-making experience in complex organizations; have demonstrated capacity to lead and supervise a diverse portfolio of human and fiscal resources; and, a proven passion of and commitment to the value of diversity and the mission of a liberal arts college. The vice president will work across campus units and externally to solidify and implement BSC's strategic enrollment plan. He/she will be student centered and will possess analytic and technological depth, an eye for the possible, and a proven capacity for embedding enrollment within institutional values and aspirations. The vice president must possess a deep understanding of, passion for, and ability to articulate the benefits of a liberal arts education. He/she will also possess superior interpersonal communication skills, a collaborative leadership style, highly-attuned motivational abilities, and exemplary personal and professional integrity.

Qualified candidate must possess a bachelor's degree, advanced degree preferred, and have a minimum of ten years of experience in increasingly responsible admission and financial planning positions. At least five of those years must have been in a leadership role where organizational strategy and responsibility for organizational performance resides. Applicants should be willing to travel and work flexible hours to include evenings and weekends.

Qualified applicants should submit a letter of application describing work experience and areas of expertise, resume/curriculum vitae, copies of graduate transcripts, and names and contact information for three professional references to humanresources@bsc.edu.

BSC complies with the Alabama Child Protection Act and Everify. EOE.

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