Chief Financial Officer

Position Overview

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The University of Central Florida Foundation invites applications and nominations for the position of Chief Financial Officer. The UCF Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that encourages, stewards and celebrates charitable donations from alumni and friends to support the University of Central Florida. The UCF Foundation seeks a highly experienced and qualified financial leader to provide management and oversight of all fiscal and fiduciary responsibilities for the organization. Among the specific responsibilities of the CFO are accounting, financial analysis and reporting, audit oversight and management, real estate and asset management, budgeting and forecasting, internal controls, and policy development. The CFO reports to the CEO of the UCF Foundation and Vice President for Advancement and serves as a key member of his leadership team.

Founded in 1963, UCF is a metropolitan research university located in East Orlando, Florida. UCF and its 13 colleges provide opportunities to more than 68,000 students, offering 189 bachelor’s and master’s degrees and 32 doctoral programs. With students from 50 states and 146 countries, UCF is diverse and inclusive. The University is known for excellent academics and thought-provoking viewpoints and strives to make college degrees accessible for first-generation and low-income students. U.S. News & World Report ranks UCF on its annual list of the national top 10 most innovative universities.

A profile with information about the UCF Foundation and the responsibilities of the position can be downloaded above. Additional information about the UCF Foundation is available at

Nominations and Applications

The Search Committee will begin review of applications immediately and continue to work until an appointment is made. For full consideration, application materials should be received by September 6, 2019 and include a letter of interest, resume, and the names of five professional references with email addresses and telephone numbers (references will not be contacted without the prior knowledge and approval of applicants). Application materials should be sent electronically (MS WORD or PDF) to:

Please direct inquiries to the following consultants:

Kimberly S. Templeton, J.D., Principal / O: (202) 776-0820 / C: (540) 761-9494

Melissa Trotta, Ed.D., Associate Managing Principal / O: (202) 776-0866 / C: (202) 380-8927

The University of Central Florida is an equal-opportunity institution that does not discriminate based on race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, sexual orientation or disability in its admissions, student aid, employment practices, education programs or other related activities.