The State University System of Florida Board of Governors is seeking qualified candidates for a Capital Programs and Finance Specialist within the Finance and Facilities unit of the Office of Budget and Finance.
The position serves a key role in the administration of the Capital Improvement Trust Fund (CITF); namely appropriations and capitalizing debt, as well as the development of written summary analyses of proposed university capital projects. The incumbent will work with university and legislative staff, other State agencies (typically the Division of Bond Finance and Department of Education), as well as external contacts, such as rating agencies and program management firms.
The position requires a basic understanding of financial statements, finance and capital planning, strong written communication and math skills, as well as proficiency with Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint. Familiarity with credit/loan underwriting, accounting and/or state budgeting is helpful. This position reports to the Director of Finance and Facilities. Examples of responsibilities, duties and activities may include, but are not limited to:
- Helps develop the annual State University System Fixed Capital Outlay Legislative Budget Request, including scoring/ranking of Public Education Capital Outlay (PECO) projects, CITF appropriations and “back of bill” authorizations.
- Prepares written summary reports, financial analyses and agenda items for proposed university capital projects (facilities) financed via debt issuance or public-private partnerships.
- Prepares and maintains annual continuing disclosure information.
- Assists in Legislative bill analysis.
- May provide expertise in areas such as bond payments and annual year-end accounting entries/adjustments.
Bachelor’s degree in a related major and 1-2 years of experience. Lack of educational background may be offset by a minimum 5 years relevant work experience.
Prefer experience in state or university-level capital planning, financial analysis, loan/credit underwriting or related field.
How to Apply
Submit cover letter, resume, and State of Florida application in PeopleFirst. Applicants selected for interview may be required to submit additional information.
This is a Select Exempt position. Salary is $60k – $65k; commensurate with experience.
If you have a desire to serve the people of Florida and work in the number one higher education system in the country, a career with the Board of Governors will allow you to do so while offering an excellent array of benefits, including:
- Health insurance (over 95% employer paid)
- Basic life insurance policy (100% employer paid)
- Dental, vision and supplemental insurance options
- First-rate retirement program
- Vacation and sick leave
- Nine paid holidays
- Opportunities for professional growth and career advancement
- Tuition waiver for public college courses
- Training opportunities
- Flexible work schedules
As one of the nation’s largest university systems, the State University System of Florida is comprised of 12 institutions- ranging from a nationally-ranked liberal arts college to top-ranked comprehensive research universities-serving more than 350,000 students. The Florida Board of Governors is the constitutionally created body that oversees the System, ensuring its well-planned coordination and operation. The 17-member Board appoints a Chancellor who serves as the chief executive officer of the System, providing guidance to the Board and oversight of the Board Office, which is located in Tallahassee, Florida. The Board of Governors Office: Is an EEO/AA Employer | Does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace | Only hires U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers. | Contact us if you require an accommodation to participate in the selection process
For questions regarding current vacancies, please contact Human Resources and Administrative Services via email at [email protected]
Human Resources and Administrative Services
Board of Governors
200 West College Avenue
Tallahassee, Fl 32301