The essential job functions and responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to:
Assisting the President;
Providing leadership for the Financial Services Division and other functions as outlined below;
Responsible for all aspects of planning, management, quality improvement, supervision, budget oversight, evaluation, training, and staff development for these administrative areas.
The specific duties and responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
Reports directly to the President and serves as a member of the President’s Cabinet.
In the absence of the President, serves as the administrator responsible for financial decisions regarding the institution.
Develops and consolidates the proposed College budget for the President and insures that the College affairs are administered within the approved budget.
Furnishes the President and the Board of Trustees with regular balance sheets, income and expense statements, warrant lists, budgetary position reports, and other special reports as required or requested.
Establishes, integrates, and coordinates sound and practical business control.
Recommends policies and procedures for administrative activities of the College.
Responsible for the Physical Plant and other property of the College and see that the physical plant services are efficiently and economically conducted.
Directs the Dean of Facilities and Sustainability in the formulation of the College’s Capital Outlay Plan and all other functions in acquiring funds for construction, renovation and repair of College structures, including facility surveys, educational specifications, etc.
Negotiates architectural, engineering, construction, auxiliary services (to include Food Service/Metz, The River Shop Bookstore, WQCS Radio Station, and many more), and other contracts on behalf of the College as directed by the President.
Supervises the College purchasing functions to ensure conformity with applicable laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and to obtain optimal value for the College.
Responsible through the Dean of Finance to provide efficient and effective Business Office operations for the College.
Responsible through the Dean of Facilities and Sustainability for the efficient and effective operations of administrative services for the College as well as College insurance requirements and all safety requirements.
Responsible through the Dean of Human Resources for activities in personnel employment and evaluation, equal opportunity and affirmative action, employee benefits, training, and employee relations.
Serves as Chief Financial Officer and strategic business partner to the President’s Cabinet.
Facilitates recommendations to the President on personnel matters under his supervision such as appointments, terminations, etc.
Assures that all areas under supervision are fully accountable and in complete compliance with all guiding and controlling rules, regulations statutes, and laws.
Act in the capacity of legal liaison regarding all institutional legal issues.
Establishes and maintains beneficial relations with various agencies, private enterprises, governmental bodies, public officers and others whose support is important to achievement of the College mission.
Participates in conferences of associations and institutions of higher education and maintains other professional contacts to advance the role, mission, and reputation of the College.
Executes other tasks and assignments as the President may direct.
The qualifications, knowledge, and skill requirements for this position include:
Master’s degree, or equivalent, in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting or other related discipline;
Minimum of five (5) years senior-level experience as a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in a college, university or private setting with experience in financial affairs, technology, budgeting, and physical plant operations;
Demonstrated leadership capabilities, confidence and executive presence with the ability to motivate and effectively supervise staff;
Strong commitment to the college mission and goals;
Dedication to student, faculty and staff success;
Creativity, initiative, judgment, and exceptional organizational and interpersonal skills;
Ability to administer several large and diverse departments;
Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
Excellent analytical, reasoning, and problem-solving skills;
Preference shall be given to the following:
Certified Public Accountant (CPA).
Additional Salary Information: Salary Will Be Commensurate With Experience | This Position Will Close On March 20, 2018 at 11:59 PM.
About INDIAN RIVER STATE COLLEGE
Indian River State College has earned a statewide and national reputation for excellence. Dedicated to the success of each student, IRSC offers over 100 programs leading to Bachelor’s Degrees, Associate Degrees, Technical Certificates and Applied Technology Diplomas. Continuing a 57-year tradition of responsiveness to community needs, IRSC is committed to advancing the educational, cultural, career training, workforce, and economic development of its surrounding area.
Combining quality and affordability, IRSC was honored as a Top Three Finalist with Distinction for the Aspen Prize for Excellence out of more than 1,000 colleges nationwide and repeatedly ranked as the 3rd Most Affordable College in the country by the U.S. Department of Education.
Signifying a strong commitment to student success and college completion, IRSC is one of the nation's only colleges to earn the Achieving the Dream™ Leader College designation.
IRSC is an equal access, equal opportunity educational institution welcoming students without regard to race, color, national origin, ethnicity, sex, pregnancy, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, genetic informati...on or any other factor protected under applicable federal, state, and local civil rights laws, rules or regulations. IRSC strives to maintain a barrier free environment, which reflects our inclusive community spirit and mission.
The open door policy in force at the College guarantees that anyone who holds a high school or high school equivalency diploma will be admitted to the College. Close cooperation among the administration and faculty, a collegial atmosphere of open communication, and concern for the overall success of the student allow IRSC to give its students a high quality education at a reasonable cost. In addition, many financial aid and scholarship programs are readily available to eligible students.
High school students who wish to get a head start on college can discover new challenges and broaden their experience through IRSC’s Dual Enrollment and Early Admissions Programs. Most area high school graduates take their first steps toward future plans at IRSC. In fact, over 70% of the region’s college-bound high school seniors attend IRSC following graduation. Persons already established in careers attend IRSC to expand their skills and retrain for new positions. Area residents 50 and over pursue their interests through the Lifelong Learning Institute.
The region’s comprehensive educational provider, state-designated career and technical center, and cultural hub, IRSC has a reputation for quality that inspires over 30,000 people to enroll in classes each year.