Director of Finance
The mission of the Prison University Project is to provide excellent higher education to people incarcerated at San Quentin State Prison, to support increased access to higher education for incarcerated people, and to stimulate public awareness about higher education access and criminal justice.
The Prison University Project is currently in a period of tremendous growth. After two decades of supporting the San Quentin College Program as an extension site, we are now seeking accreditation as an independent college. For this reason, applicants with knowledge of higher education financial management are preferred for this position. We are seeking a highly motivated team player who is excited about the prospect of supporting a well-established organization as it moves to a substantially new level.
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Finance is responsible for managing the financial functions of the organization. The ideal candidate will have exceptional fiscal and process management skills, and knowledge of non-profit and fund accounting. He or she will also have at least seven years of accounting experience and be a systems-oriented thinker who is experienced and adept at strategy, financial projections, and data analysis.
The Director of Finance will play a critical role in partnering with the senior leadership team in strategic decision-making. In addition, he or she must have excellent written and oral communication skills and a keen interest in the Prison University Project's mission. This is a full-time, salaried position with benefits. This position will have 1.5 direct reports; this is likely to increase over time.
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