in Fort Worth, Texas, invites applications and nominations of
qualified candidates for Vice President of Business and Finance.
Related to the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Brite
Divinity School maintains an ecumenical spirit as reflected in its
curriculum and in the denominational and religious diversity of its
students, faculty and staff. Brite welcomes persons of different
races and ethnicity, gender and sexual identity, and regional and
national origin. Its formal relationship with a major university
and its location in one of the fastest-growing, dynamic, and
exciting metropolitan areas further enriches the character of this
graduate theological institution. Brite has an endowment in excess
of $85 million and an operating budget of over $9 million.
The Vice President reports to the President. Primary
responsibilities are: ensure sound fiscal policy; effective
financial controls; oversight of facilities; strategic planning;
institution budgeting; and direct supervision of the Senior
Accountant and the Director of Brite Housing. Member of Executive
Management Team. Liaison to Board of Trustees on financial,
investment, audit and facilities management issues.
o CPA license or Master’s degree in business, finance or a related
o 3-5 years upper level management experience.
o In-depth working knowledge and experience in financial issues
unique to non-profits (including such areas as accounting
standards; endowment investment management; and IRS regulations and
o Strong working knowledge of financial technologies and internal
o Interpersonal skills for developing and sustaining productive
working relationships with diverse constituencies.
o Excellent strategic thinking and conceptual skills.
o Proven abilities in financial reporting and communications.
o Ability to convey complex financial information in lay
o Appreciation of shared governance.
o Respect for Brite’s core values of scholarship that engages
churches, the academy, and public life; justice that enhances
diversity, flourishing and wholeness; and practice that enlivens
intellectual, spiritual and professional growth.
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience.
Brite is an EEO employer and maintains a policy of
nondiscrimination with respect to all employees and applicants for
Review of applicants will begin immediately with appointment
depending on candidate’s availability. Applicants must apply online
A resume and letter of interest addressed to D. Newell Williams,
President, Brite Divinity School, should be attached at the end of
the application in a MSWord document. Questions should be addressed
to TCU Human Resources at [email protected] or
817-257-7790. All search materials will be accorded the highest
level of confidentiality.