Delaware Valley University invites nominations and applications for its Vice President for Finance and Administration (VPFA). The University seeks a strategic and motivated VPFA who will join the leadership team lead by Dr. Ben Rusiloski, President. Reporting directly to Dr. Rusiloski, the VPFA will have responsibility for financial planning, management and assessment of the financial activities of the University, as well as leadership of the information technology, facilities, auxiliary services and enterprise risk management activities. This individual must demonstrate strategic and visionary leadership, strong interpersonal and communication skills, and a commitment to the mission of the University. The successful candidate will be expected to begin work as soon as possible, but no later than January of 2024.
Located in Doylestown, PA and founded in in 1896, DelVal is an academically rigorous interdisciplinary university dedicated to the agricultural and life sciences, business and liberal arts. Today, its more than 1,000 acres of land is a testament to the University‘s mission to provide a functional, hands-on learning environment for students, serving as an outdoor classroom for several fields of study. DelVal offers students a wide array of undergraduate, graduate and continuing education degree programs and is one of the few higher education institutions that requires an experiential learning component that was named the 2019 Outstanding Experiential Education Program by the National Society for Experiential Education. DelVal has received numerous accolades including being named to Princeton Review’s 2022 “Best in the Northeast” and U.S. News & World Report’s 2022 “Best Regional Universities-North” lists. Nestled in Bucks County, PA, known for its picturesque landscapes, DelVal is only 30 miles north of Philadelphia, and is easily accessible by regional rail located on campus.
A complete position profile including the full list of desired attributes, qualifications, and key leadership opportunities, as well as application requirements, may be found above.
The Search Committee will begin a review of applications immediately (May 25, 2023) and continue its work until an appointment is made. The appointee will assume responsibilities no later than January 2024 and could begin work on campus well before that date.
The application must include:
Application materials and nominations should be sent electronically (PDF format) to: DelValleyVPFA@agbsearch.com
Please direct nominations and inquiries to:
Oscar C. Page, Executive Search Consultant, email@example.com / (903) 870-8303
Margaret (Peggy) Plympton, Principal, firstname.lastname@example.org / (484) 554-4542