The Vice President, Finance and Administrative Services, shall be directly responsible to the College President with the following major areas of responsibility: Provide fiscal and financial analysis, prepare a College budget, oversee maintenance and operations, college facilities planning, public safety, food services, the mailroom, and liaison with various vendor contractors.
- Oversee development and monitoring of College budgets consistent with District goals and applicable laws; advises the President on fiscal implications of budgetary decisions.
Prepare, edit, manage, and reconcile budgets for all programs supervised; provide for the internal allocation and regulation of funds through requisitions and internal adjustment of funds.
- Conduct financial analysis.
- Participate in policy development in matters of fiscal management and business operations.
- Manage operations and provide innovative leadership for the following College functions: maintenance and operations, public safety, food services operations, and mailroom.
- Select, train, supervise, and evaluate managers and other staff; coordinate the work of Finance and Administrative Services with other major College units.
- Coordinate the planning, development, and implementation of innovative approaches to fiscal management.
- Oversee the purchase, maintenance, and repair of equipment and facilities.
- Liaison with auxiliary service contractors.
- Liaison with District Facilities Planning and Construction, as well as contractors.
- Monitor budgets in areas of responsibility.
- Participate in appropriate committees, conferences, seminars, and workshops.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- Master’s Degree from an accredited institution in Business Administration, Public Administration, Economics, Finance or Accounting and four years of experience managing an accounting operation.
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution and a Certified Public Accounting certificate with four (4) years of Public Accounting experience with supervisory experience.
- Bachelor’s Degree with an emphasis in Accounting or Finance and seven (7) years managing an accounting or finance operation.
Equivalency Process: If an applicant believes to possess equivalent qualifications to the stated minimum qualifications for this position, applicants are required to provide a separate equivalency statement along with the required application materials. Applicants must provide the following evidence that supports their equivalency to the stated minimum qualifications for this position:
- Detailed work history with employment references
- Transcript(s) from an accredited institution
- Certificates and/or other related documents
Demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic, and disability backgrounds of community college.
- Audit and Fund Accounting experience in a public sector business such as a California School District.
- Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems experience.
Knowledge and Abilities
- Fund Accounting principles.
- Budget-related administrative assignments.
- Leadership and managerial techniques.
- Contemporary issues in higher education.
- Personnel and budget management.
- Exercise critical thinking skill sets that include the ability to articulate issues, analyze data, develop options and provide recommendations.
- Exercise leadership and maintain good working relationships with faculty, students, and staff.
- Effectively manage priorities in large, complex, and diverse operational units.
- Effectively communicate orally and in writing.
- Perform short and long-range budget, financial and operational planning.
- Work collaboratively and productively with faculty, students, administrators, support staff, and the community.
- Effectively work within a system of participatory governance.
- Effectively work with academic, occupational, developmental, and entrepreneurial programs in a multi-campus environment.
- Facilitate change in a productive and positive manner.
- Foster teamwork and establish consensus.
- Effectively represent the college in the community.