Vice President of Finance and Administration

Position Overview

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Delaware Valley University (DelVal) invites nomination 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. Maria Gallo, President. Reporting directly to Dr. Gallo, 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, auxiliary services and enterprise risk management activities. The successful candidate will demonstrate strategic and visionary leadership, strong interpersonal and communication skills, an entrepreneurial spirit and a commitment to the mission of the University.

Founded in 1896, DelVal is an academically rigorous interdisciplinary university dedicated to the sciences 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 is award-winning. DelVal has received numerous accolades including being named to Princeton Review’s 2020 “Best in the Northeast” and U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 “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.

Nominations and Applications

The Search Committee will begin a review of applications immediately and continue its work until an appointment is made. To assure full consideration, application materials should be received by January 31, 2021 and include a letter of interest addressing why the applicant is interested in this position and how the responsibilities and requirements described in the position profile are met, a resume, and five professional references with email addresses and telephone numbers. References will not be contacted without prior authorization of the applicant.

Application materials and nominations should be sent electronically (Microsoft Word or PDF format) to:

Please direct nominations and inquiries to:

Oscar C. Page, Executive Search Consultant, / (903) 870-8303  

Margaret Plympton, Principal, / (484) 554-4542

Delaware Valley University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status. Delaware Valley University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce.