Vice President of Finance and Administration

Ursuline College


Ursuline College (www.Ursuline.edu), seeks a committed, visionary, experienced leader to serve as Vice President of Finance and Administration. This position serves as the CFO and is the formal Treasurer and Secretary of the College.  Reporting to the President and serving as a member of President’s Council, the position provides strategic leadership and direction in the administration of financial and facility operations.  The Vice President supervises and directs all activities of the Business Office, Human Resources, and Facilities and works closely with the Board of Trustees, including committees of the Board.  The Vice President for Finance and Administration must value and appreciate diversity, in action as well as thought. 

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in accounting/finance or equivalent required, Master’s degree preferred; CPA or equivalent work experience required, human resources experience preferred; facilities management experience required; and seven to ten years’ experience in higher education finance, or a non-profit institution, with evidence of initiative and leadership success in the finance/accounting area.  S/He should have experience in implementing and maintaining budgeting and accounting systems in ERM platforms; strong communication and supervisory skills; and the ability to consistently perform duties in a manner supportive of the mission of Ursuline College and its values and philosophy.


Ursuline College was established in Cleveland in 1871 by the Ursuline Sisters.  As the first Catholic college for women in Ohio and one of the first in the United States, Ursuline, with an enrollment of 1,100 students, 90% female, is now the single women-focused college in the state.


Ursuline College is being assisted by the partners of Hyatt-Fennell.  Submit nominations and application materials to Cheryl Hyatt at Ursuline@hyatt-fennell.com.  Applications include a letter of interest, a current resumé/cv, and contact information for five professional references. Applications will be reviewed as they are received and should be submitted prior to January 4, 2021 to receive full consideration.  All applications and nominations will be considered highly confidential.

For more information contact:

Cheryl Hyatt