Chief Financial Officer

  • October 5, 2020
  • Nonprofit


Fort Hays State University Foundation

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FHSU Foundation
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(785) 628-5624

The Fort Hays State University Foundation team is hiring for the following position:

Chief Financial Officer

The Fort Hays State University Foundation is a financially-sound organization with a high-achieving culture known for teamwork and innovation. Located in Hays, KS, we are a regionally prominent foundation serving as the fundraising arm of Fort Hays State University. With offices in the Robbins Center, a newer facility on the edge of FHSU’s campus, you will enjoy an attractive working environment among a collaborative and motivating team.

The current Chief Financial Officer of the FHSU Foundation is retiring after a 23-year tenure. Over the years, this individual has built an organized and stable accounting team of six. The candidate will work, learn, and train alongside our current CFO for a number of months to build upon their growth and longevity. This position is perfect for someone looking for a career defining opportunity or new leadership role.

Position Summary

The Chief Financial Officer will be responsible for providing leadership and vision for all financial operations, financial management services, and reporting for both internal and external constituencies. In addition, this individual will be accountable for administration of the endowment, financial analysis, and the implementation of financial policies and all accounting practices.

A bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or a related field is required. An MBA, MAcc, or related advanced degree or certification (e.g. CPA, CIA, etc.) is also required. It is preferred that the candidate has experience in public higher education and foundation environments.

This position includes a comprehensive benefit package and competitive salary commensurate with experience.

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Application Details

To be considered for this position, please submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references in a single pdf file to The priority deadline to apply is November 1, 2020.

Please call 785-628-5624 with questions.

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