Vice President for Finance and Administration

Department/Agency of position: 
Yeshiva University
Location of position: 
New York, NY
Not specified
Date Posted: 
Tuesday, August 13, 2019
Closing Date: 
Monday, September 30, 2019
Job Description: 

Yeshiva University seeks a vice president for finance and administration to partner with a visionary new president, Rabbi Dr. Ari Berman, and his leadership team. Yeshiva University is the world’s premier Jewish institution for higher education. Rooted in Jewish thought and tradition, it sits at the educational, spiritual and intellectual epicenter of a robust global movement that is dedicated to advancing the moral and material betterment of the Jewish community and broader society.

Reporting directly to President Berman, the VPFA will serve as an essential partner and strategic advisor to and work collaboratively with board members, other senior leaders, deans, faculty, students and staff in advancing the institution’s strategic priorities. The ideal candidate will have a track record of successful senior leadership in finance and administration, and demonstrated accomplishments developing and attaining strategic goals and objectives, preferably in higher education or a similarly complex organizational setting. While successful leadership experience in higher education is preferred, analogous experience outside higher education will be considered. An MBA or other advanced degree is preferred.

Inquiries, nominations and applications are invited and should be submitted via email to For fullest consideration application materials (including a letter of application, a curriculum vitae/resume and the names and contact information for five references) should be received by September 30, 2019. Candidate confidentiality will be respected and references will not be contacted without prior knowledge and approval of candidates. Confidential inquiries and questions may be directed to the Witt/Kieffer consultants supporting this search, Dennis M. Barden and Kim Brettschneider, at 630-575-6152.

Yeshiva University has a long-standing commitment to equal opportunity and affirmative action. We are committed to achieving nondiscrimination and equality of opportunity in employment and in all spheres of academic life. All University-wide decisions are based on equitable and equally applied standards of excellence.