Vice Chancellor for Financial and Administrative Services

Auburn University at Montgomery

Vice Chancellor for Financial and Administrative Services


Auburn University at Montgomery (AUM) invites applications and nominations for the position of Vice Chancellor for Financial and Administrative Services and Chief Financial Officer (CFO). AUM seeks an experienced, dynamic, forward-thinking, and collaborative leader for this opportunity. Reporting directly to the Chancellor, this key executive administrative position is a member of the university’s Senior Leadership Team.


Auburn University at Montgomery is a SACSCOC-accredited, comprehensive public university in Alabama that provides quality and diverse educational opportunities at the undergraduate and graduate levels. With over 5,000 students, AUM is consistently ranked among the South’s top universities by U.S. News and World Report, has been recognized as one of the best colleges in the Southeast by The Princeton Review, and has been repeatedly voted the Best Place to Work in the River Region.


The Vice Chancellor for Financial and Administrative Services is responsible for providing leadership for the financial units including the Controller’s Office, Financial Services, Office of Student Accounts, and administrative units including Facilities, Residential Housing, Food and Retail Operations, Fleet Operations, Building Services and Landscape Management. In total, the Vice Chancellor oversees 150 employees throughout the various units and an annual budget of approximately $110 million. The Vice Chancellor will assist in the preparation of the annual financial statements, coordinate all financial and compliance audits, and direct and oversee the cash management policies and functions. In addition, the Vice Chancellor will provide financial and budget reports to the Chancellor and Senior Staff.


The successful candidate will possess a master’s degree in accounting, business administration, or related field; a minimum of eight years of senior comprehensive management experience in all financial management areas; a demonstrated ability to work effectively with a variety of stakeholders, both internally and externally; and a demonstrated track record of implementing creative financial strategies and modeling and maintaining the highest standards of honesty and integrity. For a full position description please see our website at


How to Apply

Greenwood Asher & Associates® is assisting Auburn University at Montgomery in this search. Applications and nominations are now being accepted. Confidential inquiries, nominations and application materials should be directed to Greenwood Asher & Associates®. For a full application package, please submit a cover letter and résumé/CV. Submission of application materials as PDF attachments is strongly encouraged. The search will be conducted with a commitment of confidentiality for candidates until finalists are selected. Initial screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until an appointment is made.


Please direct inquiries, nominations, and application materials to:

Lauren McCaghren, Search Manager and Senior Executive Search Consultant

Kyle Pybus-Jerome, Senior Executive Search Consultant


Auburn University at Montgomery is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to excellence through diversity and encourages applications from historically underrepresented groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.