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Senior Associate for Budget and Finance

Title of Position: Senior Associate, Financial Planning and Performance
Period: Full-time state government non-merit position
Starting Date: Open until filled, First review of applications--March 9, 2020
Location: Frankfort, KY; may require some limited travel
Compensation: Competitive salary and state benefits

The Council on Postsecondary Education coordinates change and improvement in Kentucky’s postsecondary education system as directed by the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Improvement Act of 1997. The Council is a statewide coordinating agency.


As an integral member of the Council’s Budget and Finance Unit, the Senior Associate provides budgetary, financial, and accounting support to the Director of Budget and Finance, the Director of Administrative Services, the Vice President for Finance and Administration, and other Council personnel. The occupant of this position coordinates development of the Council’s biennial budget capital request and the agency’s six-year capital plan and is responsible for the timely processing of interim capital requests. The Senior Associate is also responsible for assisting the Director of Budget and Finance in developing the agency’s biennial budget request, monitoring and reporting on agency budget related matters, coordinating the renewal of tuition reciprocity agreements, and compiling data and creating reports to inform policymakers and the public.

Duties and Responsibilities

Capital Projects

Agency Budget

Data Collection and Analysis

Tuition Reciprocity

Special Projects

Required Education and Experience

--And either--


Preferred Experience

 Experience with federal state, or postsecondary institution policy in the areas of budgeting, tuition and fee setting, performance funding, or student financial aid.

Contact Information

Interested applicants should send a letter of application specifically addressing the responsibilities and qualifications of the position, a resume, and the names, titles, and contact information for at least three professional references to:

Rae Smith, Human Resources
Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education
1024 Capital Center Dr., Ste. 320
Frankfort, KY 40601

The Council on Postsecondary Education is an equal opportunity employer.

Last Updated 2/26/2020