Vice President For Business Affairs (VPBA)


Marywood University ( is accepting nominations and applications for the position of Vice President for Business Affairs (VPBA). Reporting to the President and serving on both the President’s Cabinet and Council, the successful candidate must support the goals, values and mission of the university. This position serves as the Vice President of Business Affairs and Treasurer of the University.  The major areas of responsibility include budgeting, financial management, human resources, information/internet technology, infrastructure, non-academic administrative systems, and the planning and assessment associated with these functions.


Marywood University is a comprehensive Catholic university founded in 1915 and sponsored by the Congregation of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Scranton, PA. The co-educational University, with over 2,500 students, sits on a 115-acre campus in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Marywood integrates an enduring liberal arts tradition and professional disciplines to create a comprehensive learning experience through its undergraduate and graduate programs. 


The selected candidate must have a bachelor’s degree (CPA or other relevant advanced degree is preferred); 7+ years of experience; a skilled financial background that includes significant experience in adeptly managing a large and complex budget whose funding originates from multiple sources; professional skill and experience demonstrating in-depth knowledge of financial and business operations; and knowledge of technical accounting skills and relevant accounting literature. 


Marywood University is being assisted by the partners of Hyatt-Fennell. Application materials should be submitted to, please specify the search in the subject line. Applications include a letter of interest, a current curriculum vitae, and contact information for five professional references. All applications and nominations will be considered highly confidential. Applications will be reviewed as they are received and should be submitted prior to March 26, 2021 to receive full consideration.  

Cheryl Hyatt


Marywood University is committed to being an equitable and inclusive workplace, and we encourage applicants who share our vision to apply.