Job Listing: Deputy of Finance and Administrative Services

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Library of Virginia - Richmond, VA

Closes - Open until filled

Position Title – Deputy of Finance and Administrative Services

Salary - up to $150,000 (commensurate with experience)

Job Type - Full-Time

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The Library of Virginia is seeking a Deputy of Finance and Administrative Services. This position is responsible for overseeing the Library’s fiscal office, facilities operations, information technology, and digital/web services to support the work of the entire agency and ensure that the Library uses its fiscal, physical, and technology resources responsibly in serving Virginia’s citizens and government. The selected candidate will administer a multifaceted program encompassing budget preparation, accounting, procurement, information technology, facility usage, security, property management, mailroom, and other general support functions of the Library. Responsibility includes overseeing all fiscal operations of the agency in compliance with state and federal regulations and the Code of Virginia. In addition, the selected candidate will serve as a member of the Librarian’s Leadership Team and on the Executive Management Team and represent the Librarian and the agency as needed with external audiences and constituents.

The ideal candidate will be a strategic partner with the Librarian of Virginia and the Library’s senior management in moving the agency forward into its third century. The Deputy should be someone who knows how to build and maintain relationships — internally, within state government, and with external stakeholders. Desirable qualities of the selected candidate include the ability to master the details of the agency’s finances while understanding how they support the agency’s mission and vision as a whole, to make timely and difficult decisions, and to operate  with integrity, honesty, and  transparency. The Deputy will need to be flexible, creative, and proactive in identifying solutions to problems. 

The Deputy of Finance and Administrative Services must have considerable knowledge of public finance, governmental accounting, state government operations, and regulatory practices and processes; have strong communication skills; be adept at listening, and be approachable and easy to talk to. The ideal candidate will be someone who can lead staff through challenges by effectively communicating the vision of the Library and then allow the employees to utilize their expertise to navigate the changes. He or she will set expectations, effectively communicate those expectations, and then step back and monitor progress. Accountability, collaboration, and customer service will be an important focus for the new Deputy.

35% – Program Administration
25% – Budget Management and Oversight
20% – Agency Leadership
10% – Performance Management
10% – Planning