Wichita State University — Vice President for Finance and Administration


Due to the retirement of the nationally respected chief finance officer, Mary Herrin, Wichita State University is seeking nominations and applications for the position of Vice President for Finance and Administration. This position reports directly to the President and serves as a member of the Executive Team. The Vice President is responsible for developing, implementing and assessing the financial management plans and activities of the University. The position oversees the budget, facilities planning, physical plant, police, purchasing, financial operations and business technology, human resources, financial reporting and debt management, and auxiliary services.

Wichita State University is classified as a “higher research” university and it is one of three research universities in the Kansas system. Current enrollment is approximately 14,500 headcount students and an annual budget from all sources is in excess of $280 million. Wichita is a highly livable metropolitan area in south-central Kansas, known for affordable housing, short commute times, and a wonderfully diverse population. WSU plays an increasingly important role in the region as a hub for education as well as economic and community development and prides itself on its commitment to serving as an active partner with the people of the region as they work to improve their communities and opportunities for the future.

Please go to http://wichita.edu/wsujobs for more details about the requirements for this position and the application process. Please address inquiries regarding the position to Dr. Tony Vizzini, Provost and Senior Vice President, Chair of the Search Committee, Wichita State University, 1845 Fairmount, Wichita, KS 67260-0013, 316-978-3010.

For full consideration, applicants must submit 1) a letter of application describing abilities to meet required and preferred qualifications, 2) Curriculum Vitae, and 3) names, addresses, email addresses and telephone numbers for five individuals who can be contacted for professional references.

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of background checks as required by the Kansas Board of Regents. Wichita State University does not discriminate in its programs and activities on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, political affiliation, status as a veteran, genetic information or disability. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies: Executive Director, Office of Equal Employment Opportunity, Wichita State University, 1845 Fairmount, Wichita, KS 67260-0138; telephone (316) 978-3186.


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