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Two positions open at Ross University in Dominica
Mar 23, 2011 - 6:47:07 AM

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Ross University was founded in 1978 and is a provider of medical and veterinary education offering doctor of medicine and doctor of veterinary medicine degree programs. Located in Dominica, West Indies, the School of Medicine places more students into US residencies annually than any other medical school in the world and has clinical education centers in Miami, FL, Saginaw, MI, and Freeport, Grand Bahama. The School of Veterinary Medicine is located in St. Kitts.

Job Title:                  Director of Finance 


The Director of Finance at Ross University School of Medicine oversees and manages financial information for the University.  The overall responsibility for developing financial programs that support all aspects of the University rests with the Director of Finance. The Director of Finance as a member of the Dean's Council works collaboratively with the Dean, other Associate Deans, Department Chairs, program directors, and faculty and staff. 


    • Develop Internal Audit programs and establishes and maintains cash controls.
    • Prepare cost analysis for review by senior administration. 
    • Make recommendations for improvement of cash flow and expenditure.
    • Coordinate with senior managers to ensure the timely submission of consumable and capital budgets. 
    • Submit final budgets to Head Office. 
    • Prepare budget analysis, actual against estimated.
    • Oversee campus budget and maintain adequate budget control
    • Maintain records of bank balances.
    • Review end of the month Trial Balance, Bank Reconciliation and other journals.
    • Ensure adequate internal controls and compliance to Sarbanes Oxley.
    • Oversee the operation of the Accounting/Finance Department.
    • Oversee the operations of the Bursar and Supply Chain Departments.
    • Ensure accuracy and timely submission of monthly financial reports
    • Control all petty cash activities.
    • Perform any other duties commensurate with the position which may be reasonably assigned from time to time.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or equivalent experience required, Master’s or certification by CPA, ACCA or CGA preferred
  • At least 5 years experience in management at the senior level in higher education administration, or a record of progressively increasing administrative responsibility.
  •  Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures.
  • Familiar with accounting software
  • Experience in leading and mentoring a team
  • Excellent communication, computer and data management skills.

Interested application should apply online www.rossu.edu/careers  

Please note that application must be made through our online website.

Job Title:   Learning Lab Manager 


The Learning Lab Manager will supervise the activities of the learning and research labs and work cooperatively with the Department Chairs and Faculty to facilitate student use of the learning labs.  Other duties will also include: 


    • Maintain the schedule of the learning labs
    • Organize the physical set-up of the laboratories for scheduled class sessions as well as independent student lab activities
    • Organize the budget for the learning labs
    • Supervise students working independently within the learning labs
    • Supervise some additional laboratory personnel on campus
    • Assist in the Learning Labs with scheduled student laboratory activities
    • Maintain security within the labs
    • Maintain up to date information on US and Dominican regulations on laboratory safety including ordering, storing and disposal of chemicals and assuring regulations are followed at Ross
    • Perform any other duties commensurate with the position which may be reasonably assigned from time to time.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

Minimum of a Bachelors degree in a scientific field

Some general lab experience

Proficiency with computers and scientific equipment including microscopes is required

Excellent communication skills

Flexibility and ability to work well on a team and with others

Positive working relationship with faculty and staff

Demonstration of leadership skills a plus

Basic scientific knowledge and laboratory skills to effectively supervise both students and staff in the labs.

Be able to follow the instructions of the faculty or person directing the activity.

Teaching experience desired

Desire for self-improvement 

Interested application should apply online www.rossu.edu/careers  

Please note that application must be made through our online website.

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