Vice President for Business and Financial Affairs

San Diego State University seeks an experienced and accomplished leader to serve as the Chief Financial Officer and the principal for the Division of Business and Financial Affairs.


Reporting directly to President Adela de la Torre, Ph.D., the Vice President will oversee an annual budget of over $1 billion in Fiscal Year 2020/21, including auxiliaries.  With a team of over 500 members and a divisional budget of $175 million, they will lead a multitude of core business and administrative functions.

The Vice President will be charged with the stewardship of University resources and will ensure administrative excellence for the University and its multiple campus locations.  They will serve as the President’s strategic thought partner in developing and maintaining a sustainable financial model.  The Vice President will work to strengthen financial, physical, personnel, and organizational resources to achieve institutional goals.

San Diego State University will conduct a thorough and expeditious search and selection process. The position will remain open until filled; however, to ensure full consideration, applications must be received by October 22, 2021. 


Thom Harpole
Human Resources Director
(619) 594-0469


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