Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance

Position Overview

Download Position Profile

The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse invites nominations and applications for the position of Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance (VCAF). The university is financially healthy, with a strong Composite Financial Index (CFI) within the Universities of Wisconsin System. The VCAF will play a leadership role in maintaining and enhancing that condition while focusing available resources on implementing the mission and strategy of the university. The position will be part of an organizational culture committed to fiscal responsibility and shared governance. 

The ideal candidate will possess leadership experience in higher education, a mission-focused public sector or nonprofit of similar size and complexity, or another organization with multiple stakeholders. They will also possess significant experience in a senior financial management role with a proven track record of success in maintaining and enhancing financial sustainability. 

Established in 1909, the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (UWL) is a public university enrolling approximately 10,300 undergraduate and graduate students within a vibrant community in one of the most beautiful regions of Wisconsin. UWL is part of the Universities of Wisconsin, a constellation of 13 universities and 26 campuses that promote educational and career opportunities across the state. UWL offers 102 undergraduate programs in 30 disciplines, 30 graduate programs and two doctoral programs.

A complete position profile may be found above.

Nominations and Applications  

Application materials should be submitted through the AGB Search portal system UW-La Crosse VC for Administration & Finance and must include the following: 

  • a resume or curriculum vitae; 
  • a letter of interest that addresses the leadership opportunities in the profile; and 
  • contact information for five references (to be contacted with candidate’s permission at a later date).

All nominations, inquiries, and applications will be received and evaluated in full confidence. The Search Committee will begin a review of applications immediately and continue its work until an appointment is made. For best consideration, application materials should be received by April 26, 2024

Nominations and expressions of interest in the Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance position are encouraged. Please direct them to or to the AGB search consultants listed below: 

Larry Ladd, Ed.M.
Executive Search Consultant / (508) 274-0910

Julie Staggs, Ed.D., ACC                     
Executive Search Consultant / (571) 970-7895