Careers at Bucknell

Associate Vice President, Treasurer and Controller

Job no: 495929
Position type: full-time
Location: Lewisburg, PA
Categories: Finance / Business Support

Bucknell University, one of the nation’s premier residential, primarily undergraduate institutions, is seeking a proven, strategic leader for the position of Associate Vice President, Treasurer & Controller. Reporting to the Vice President for Finance & Administration, this position is the primary accounting officer of the University responsible for the integrity, security and accuracy of the accounting and financial systems and treasury and capital structure functions of the institution.

The Associate Vice President, Treasurer & Controller is a member of the finance and administration leadership team along with the Vice President for Finance & Administration; the Executive Director of Business Planning, Systems & Budgets; the Director of Investments; the Director of Internal Audit; the Associate Vice President for Facilities & Sustainability; the Associate Vice President for Auxiliary Services & Community Relations; and the Chief of Public Safety. The Associate Vice President, Treasurer & Controller also supports the work of the President, Provost, General Counsel and Chief of Staff, the Operations & Management Group (OMG) and the Board of Trustees. 

Located in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, and enrolling more than 3,600 students, Bucknell has enjoyed a remarkable trajectory from its origins as a high-quality regional institution to one of national and international scope and distinction. Confident in its strengths, proud of its history, dedicated to its students and led by a visionary President and dedicated Board of Trustees, Bucknell is poised for sustainable success as a leader in residential undergraduate higher education.

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Nominations and Applications
The Search Committee will begin a review of applications immediately and continue until an appointment is made. To assure full consideration, applications should be received by March 2, 2018 and include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae and five professional references with email addresses and telephone numbers.  References will not be contacted without prior authorization from the applicant.

Applications should be sent electronically (MS Word or PDF) to:

Please direct nominations and inquiries to:

Karen L. Goldstein, Ph.D.
Executive Search Consultant, AGB Search
C:  561-862-7569


Melissa K. Trotta, Ed.D.
Associate Managing Principal
O:  202-776-0866   C:  202-380-8927

Bucknell University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, marital status, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities.

Bucknell University is a private, highly selective, unique national University where liberal arts and strong professional programs in engineering, business, education and music complement each other. We seek candidates who are committed to Bucknell’s efforts to create a climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body, and we welcome applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education. Bucknell is a NCAA Division I (FCS) and Patriot League member institution that sponsors 27 varsity athletics programs. Located in Central Pennsylvania along the Susquehanna River, Bucknell is nestled in the Borough of Lewisburg, an architectural gem that has been ranked as one of America’s best small towns. The Lewisburg area offers a unique combination of outdoor recreation opportunities, and appealing amenities such as art galleries, an art deco theater, historic museums, and charming independent boutiques and restaurants. In addition to the many cultural and athletic events offered by the University and the Borough, the surrounding region offers outstanding schools, medical facilities, and an affordable cost of living. For those who crave the city, Bucknell is within an easy three-hour drive to Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C.

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