Staff Positions

Vice President for Finance and Administration

The vice president for finance and administration directs and coordinates financial and administrative support services for the university by performing the following essential duties and responsibilities personally or through subordinate supervisors. The president may assign other duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include planning, directing and leading the financial and administrative operations of the university. As a member of the president’s Administrative Council, the vice president for finance and administration serves in a leadership role and provides timely and accurate data used in decision-making, strategic planning and facilities master planning for the university.

See the complete Job Description below.

Major Gifts Officer – Capital Campaign

This position is responsible for securing major gifts for campaigns engaged in by Howard Payne University. As a member of the senior management team of the Development Office of the university, this position is critical to the achievement of an $18M campaign goal. This position supports major gift initiatives with the President, the Vice President for Development, the Campaign Co-Chair(s), the various Campaign Steering Committees, and key major gift prospects for the campaign. This position will have daily responsibility for organizing and soliciting major donor prospects.

Graduate Program, Administrative Assistant

Provide administrative assistance to the Director of the Christian Studies Graduate Programs by scheduling appointments, providing information to callers, and otherwise perform clerical and administrative work by performing the essential duties and responsibilities listed in the Job Description. The Graduate Program Assistant will also assist in recruiting and marketing for the program, facilitating modular classes for both Master of Arts in Theology and Ministry (MATM) and Master of Arts in Youth Ministry (MAYM) students, and communicating with students on issues related to advisement and placement.

Student Account Coordinator and Backup Cashier

Responsible for counseling and advising students who have problems with their student account. This will involve working closely with other University Departments such as Financial Aid, Student Life, and Enrollment Services. It will also involve a good working relationship with contracted services, such as food services, the bookstore and Tuition Management Systems to resolve issues and ensure debts owed to the University are collected in a timely manner. Serves as a back-up Cashier when necessary. The Assistant Vice President for Finance or the Controller may assign additional duties.

Executive Assistant to the Vice President for Finance

Provides assistance to the Vice President for Finance and CFO (hereafter, CFO), by managing the office for CFO and performing daily duties, including budget development, purchasing, insurance assistance, preparations for trustee meetings, maintaining utilities usage records and motor pool assistance. Assists the CFO by performing the duties listed in the Job Description.

Accounts Payable Coordinator

Compiles processes and maintains a high volume of accounts payable records requiring the ability to efficiently multi-task in a positive manner in a demanding job with many interruptions by performing the duties listed in the Job Description.