Job Listing: Deputy of Finance and Administrative Services
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 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