John A. Sejdinaj was appointed Vice President and CFO of Indiana University in August, 2016. Sejdinaj is the university's top fiscal officer and coordinates budgetary and financial issues across all seven campuses. Functions reporting to Sejdinaj include treasury, controller, budgeting, and procurement. Sejdinaj is a proponent of teamwork and collaboration as he and his team work to continually engage leadership across the various IU campuses to ensure that the appropriate financial resources are in place to help IU achieve its aspirations. Prior to coming to Indiana University, Sejdinaj held the position of Vice President for Finance at the University of Notre Dame. In his 22 year career at Notre Dame he played a leadership role in the creation of the University’s first budget office, treasury function and the office of student financial services, as well as working with others to implement various programs and processes to advance the mission of Notre Dame.
Sejdinaj earned his bachelor’s degree from Notre Dame and a Master of Business Administration degree from DePaul University. Before returning to Notre Dame, he enjoyed a successful career in banking and investment banking at First Chicago Corp. Sejdinaj’s wife, Jeny, also is a Notre Dame graduate. She earned her master’s degree in education at the University of Notre Dame through its Alliance for Catholic Education Program “ACE” and her certification in educational administration through the ACE Leadership Program. The Sejdinajs are the parents of one son, Alex, who is a graduate of the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University and a co-founder (along with his wife Alexandra, a Notre Dame Graduate) of the South Bend Code School.