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UNIVERSITY OF FORT LAUDERDALE

CAREER CENTER

The mission of University of Fort Lauderdale is to be a premier Christian institution of higher learning empowering future leaders through higher educational degrees rooted in Biblical principles and academic excellence, to influence the world intellectually, technologically, and through research.  

Accountant

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This Accountant manages all financial accounting activities of University of Fort Lauderdale (UFTL) including but not limited to preparation of financial statements, preparation of and analyze operational budgets, reconciliation of bank statements, supervision of all receipts and payment activities, monthly closing of the financial records, department reports, forecast growth and development, management of the aged payables and receivables, prepare periodic management financial reports, etc.   This position is responsible for the development and application of financial procedures surrounding the receipt, payment, and recording of all financial activity.  This position requires the performance of advanced accounting and management skills and familiarity with QuickBooks, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint software.  This position requires a motivated, self-starter candidate.  The candidate must be able to excel in both written and oral communication. This position will require the supervision of accounting staff.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Supervise staff responsible for the counting and posting of receipts.
  • Supervise staff responsible for managing and paying accounts payable and all other disbursements.
  • Oversee the purchasing process for goods and services.
  • Perform internal audits to test accounting policies procedures.
  • Reconcile monthly bank statements.
  • Communicate with CFO
  • Prepare monthly reports for senior management and department heads
  • Review weekly financial reports
  • Prepare annual budget for submission to CFO..
  • Manage the acquisition of assets and related depreciation
  • Oversee and review the annual physical inventory of all assets owned by TFC.
  • Review monthly cash flow reports for each department
  • Supervise the financial data entry process to ensure completeness and accuracy.
  • Assist with the annual financial audit
  • Manage all purchasing and accounting for all grants and restricted gifts
  • Conduct training sessions for staff as needed.
  • Prepare monthly general ledger entries as needed.
  • Review posting of payroll to the general ledger.
  • Responsible for weekly cash-flow management ( strategy and implementation)
  • Confers with CFO to coordinate and prioritize budget planning.
  • Formally close books monthly.
  • Oversee all bursar functions including collecting of fees and tuition, preparation of tuition contracts, communication with students concerning financial activity impacting students, etc.
  • All other duties as needed in support of the mission of the institution.

Qualification

  • Appropriate handling of confidential information at all times
  • High level of integrity
  • Detail-oriented with analytical comprehension
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently
  • Ability to work independently
  • Supervisory and management skills
  • Ability to design and implement financial and corporate policy.
  • Ability to design and implement strategic plan
  • Intimate knowledge of general accounting principles, practices, and procedures
  • Proficient computer skills including typing
  • Extensive knowledge of Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Ability to follow written and oral directions
  • Ability to communicate effectively both written and orally
  • Must pass a background screening.
  • Excellent analytical skill
  • Direct experience in database file maintenance and spreadsheet management (prefer experience with Windows and Microsoft Office).  
  • Must be able to effectively plan and implement projects, with attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Must possess the ability to self-manage, (i.e. schedule own time, be proactive, work under pressure, meet deadlines, and set priorities without direct supervision)

 Position Requirements

  • Must be detailed oriented and organized
  • A Bachelors Degree in Accounting
  • 7-10 years of relevant accounting experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

 

University of Fort Lauderdale is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

PAY AND BENEFITS

The salary range for the job is $50,000 – $60,000

Benefit Conditions: Only full-time employees eligible.

Benefits: Health, Dental, and Vision insurance, Long-term Disability insurance, Employee assistance program, Life insurance, Paid time off, Tuition reimbursement, 401(k).

WORK SCHEDULE
Monday to Friday from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm.

Interested candidates may apply by sending a cover letter and resume to careers@uftl.edu  or contact the university at (954) 486-7728.  

Department Chair

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The Chair reports to the Chief Academic Officer and works collaboratively with the college leadership team while advocating for the interests of the department. The Chair is responsible for the administration of the department and provides leadership in support of faculty research, teaching, and service efforts; coordinates and implements the department’s strategic plans; recruits, hires, and supervises faculty and departmental staff; manages departmental budgets; and promotes the department through representation in university and external strategic initiatives. The Chair is also expected to engage in research, teaching, publication, and other professional development activities.

Additional Responsibilities: The Chair is expected to engage and expand our partnerships with the professional community constituencies within Fort Lauderdale and beyond and provide leadership for the delivery of current and prospective off-campus and distance education graduate programs. The Chair teaches courses including online/hybrid and/or off-campus courses. The Chair is expected to teach courses in ministry/theology, and church administration. The Chair is expected to be involved in advising students and guiding their graduation progress, serving on and chairing faculty committees.

SKILLS

  • Leadership
  • Administrative
  • Interpersonal
  • Mentoring
  • Communication – writing, speaking, and listening skills

ACTIVITIES

  • Leadership
  • Set goals with faculty members in the form of a planned faculty portfolio.
  • Conduct faculty evaluations.
  • Guide development of faculty.
  • Assist with CAO maintenance of accreditation.
  • Coordinate the completion of academic and government tasks required of academic area members within the division.
  • Represent the department to external academic communities, alumni, business and industry,
  • government, foundations, and the general community.
  • Promote and enhance the image of the department and University of Fort Lauderdale through participation in appropriate professional and academic organizations.

ADMINISTRATIVE

  • Assist with recruiting, training, and developing faculty to meet the needs of the department.
  • Oversee graduate assistants (if applicable).
  • Actively promote department programs within the university, at other institutions (including community colleges), and in the tri-county area
  • Handle student grievances, complaints, cases of plagiarism and other cheating, etc.

ACADEMIC

  • Teach courses
  • Publish in peer-reviewed academic or practitioner articles.

PORTFOLIO BREAKDOWN

  1. 20% teaching
  2. 60-70% administration
  3. 10-20% research

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

The successful candidate must have the following qualifications: An earned doctorate degree or its equivalent. Evidence of scholarly achievement, evidence of leadership experience appropriate to support the university’s vision of academic distinction.

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Individuals who meet these requirements must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy statement, original transcripts for all academic degrees, and three professional references to careers@uftl.edu.

 

Admissions Counselor/Evaluator

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The Admission Counselor/Evaluator is responsible for interacting with prospective students, providing them with information, guiding the application process, evaluating applications for admission, managing auditing reports to help expedite admissions decisions, and troubleshooting issues related to the application processing.

As an Admission Counselor/Evaluator, you will assist the University in meeting its recruitment and enrollment objectives by assisting with the processing of applications, managing the computer-based admissions system, corresponding with prospective students, making follow-up calls, and assisting with the coordination and management of student files. The Admission Counselor/Evaluator reports to the Director of Admissions and Student Services.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Recruits traditional and non-traditional students.
  • Support student recruitment efforts; respond to website inquiries; meet with prospective students; attend college fairs, community, and high school educational events.
  • Assist with completing Admissions paperwork and administering entrance assessments for prospective students.
  • Assist prospective students by assessing their skills and interests and guiding them through the enrollment process.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Admissions and Student Services or other members of senior management.
  • Follows up on leads received by phone calls, emails, and website marketing.
  • Provides information sessions and campus tours to all applicable prospective students.
  • Maintains communication with prospective students through phone calls, written correspondence, emails, and texting.
  • Understand and utilize the student database management system to input data and follow-up with prospective students.
  • Assists qualified, interested, prospective students to become applicants.
  • Participate in local high school, college, and career fairs and community marketing events, as needed.
  • Update tracking system with all inquiries, appointments, student data, etc.
  • Collects and records supporting documentation (transcripts, test scores, etc.) to complete prospective student files.
  • Assists in coordinating and participating in campus open houses and other university events.

Skills Requirements:                                                                

  • Results-oriented, energetic, and experienced with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with prospective students. Heavy telephone contact to reach daily/weekly/monthly goals is required. 
  • Demonstrate effective decision-making ability and superior customer service skills.
  • This position requires organization, attention to detail, a high level of interpersonal communication skills, and strong computer skills (Microsoft Office programs).
  • Possess a positive attitude and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work well independently and in groups.
  • High standard of ethics and integrity.

Minimum Qualifications:
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his experienced professional must have at least three years of experience working in an admissions or recruiting position at a college or university; and 2 years of experience working in a fast-paced customer-focused environment with sales requirements.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of an Associate’s degree.  A Bachelor’s degree is preferred. Qualified applicants must be flexible and adaptable to changing priorities.

University of Fort Lauderdale is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

PAY AND BENEFITS

The salary range for the job is $35,000 – $40,000

Benefit Conditions: Only full-time employees eligible

Benefits: Health, Dental, and Vision insurance, Long-term Disability insurance, Employee assistance program, Life insurance, Paid time off, Tuition reimbursement, 401(k).

WORK SCHEDULE
Monday to Friday from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm.

Interested candidates may apply by sending a cover letter and resume to careers@uftl.edu  or contact the university at (954) 486-7728.

Adjunct Faculty

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The University of Fort Lauderdale is seeking adjunct, part-time faculty in several disciplines.  Candidates must have a master’s degree (Ph.D. preferred) and 18 graduate semester hours in the teaching discipline from an institution accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education at the time of application. 

DISCIPLINES AND TEACHING ASSIGNMENTS

English:  English Grammar and Composition.

History:  U.S. History, World History, History of Israel, and African History

Leadership: Leadership, Organizational Leadership, Principles and Practices of Leadership, Applied Strategic Planning, and Empowering Strategies.

Business Administration:  Finance, Business Statistics, Accounting, and Economics.

Mathematics:  General Math, Pre-Algebra, Elementary Algebra, Intermediate Algebra, College Math, College Algebra, Statistics, and Calculus.

Theology:  Hermeneutics, Pneumatology, Dispensationalism, Eschatology, Pauline Theology, Systematic Theology, and Integrative Theology.

Ministry:  Church Administration, Foundation of Ministry, Life of Christ, Old and New Testament Survey, and Homiletics.

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Individuals who meet these requirements must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy statement, original transcripts for all academic degrees, and three professional references to careers@uftl.edu.

About Us

Founders Drs. Henry and Carol Fernandez, senior pastors of The Faith Center, an internationally renowned ministry, founded The University of Ft. Lauderdale in 1995 as a non-denominational Christian institution.

The commitment was to establish an institution of higher education in South Florida to access the world, advance Christian education, and promote leadership in both secular and non-secular areas. Academia was identified as the catalyst to prepare individuals to be responsive and adequate to the call of God. Dr. Fernandez has an Honorary Doctor of Divinity from St. Thomas College.

Get In Touch

ADDRESS:

4131 N.W. 16th Street, Lauderhill, Florida 33313

 

PHONE:

(954) 486-7728