The Vice President for Finance and Administration will play a leadership role in fostering a vibrant educational community by ensuring the College’s fiscal health and administrative effectiveness. The Vice President will be a strategic partner on the President’s Executive Team, working cooperatively with other units to promote the College’s mission. The Vice President for Finance and Administration oversees the areas of Finance and Administrative Services, Student Accounts, Facilities, Campus Safety, and Information Technology. The following positions report directly to the Vice President for Finance and Administration: Assistant Vice President for Finance and Administration, Chief Information Officer, Director of Procurement and Business Operations, Director of Facilities, Director of Public Safety, and Executive Assistant to the Vice President.
Key Responsibilities and Duties:
Provide leadership, vision and direction to the Division in the context of the College’s mission, vision, and strategic plan;
Ensure that the financial activities at the College meet ethical standards and all legal requirements;
Oversee financial reporting, budget preparation and planning, financial forecasts and analyses, performance metrics, audit compliance, risk management, contracts, purchasing, and campus operations;
Ensure that the offices in the Division of Finance and Administration are performing at the highest standard;
Ensure that the Offices of Public Safety, Facilities, Student Accounts, Purchasing and Business Operations, and Information Technology are performing at the highest standard;
Engage in continuous quality improvement in the division’s areas;
Chair the Clery, Public Safety, and Compliance Committees;
Address and respond to requests and counsel of the College’s Board of Trustees with the President’s guidance;
Represent the President and the College in a variety of settings as required; and
Perform other duties as assigned by the President.
Master’s degree in Business, Finance, or a closely related field;
Seven years of increasingly responsible full-time administrative and supervisory experience in financial management, planning, operations and capital project management;
A record of ethical behavior, fair-mindedness, and team building;
Financial and operational stewardship of a medium to large organization/agency;
Knowledge of and expertise in applying and monitoring compliance with governmental, investment, and industry standards; in risk management, investment management and management of capital projects; and in planning, negotiation, and supervision;
Experience working effectively within a collective bargaining environment;
Proven identification and implementation of process and system improvements;
Demonstrated ability to be part of and inspire a culture of collegiality, civility, trust, and the pursuit of student-centered excellence;
Ability to relate personably with constituents across the college, including academic leaders, faculty, staff and students; and
Commitment to the employment and development of an ethnically and culturally diverse staff.
Experience in a higher education;
Commitment to the philosophy of the community college, customer service, and student development and success;
Knowledge of and experience with federal and state policies and procedures related to community college education;
An appreciation for collective bargaining values and processes; and
A leadership style that emphasizes initiative, collaboration, problem solving, team building, accessibility, and open communication.
Classification: Non-Unit Professional
Source of Funding: State Appropriation
Deadline: April 27, 2017
Massachusetts Bay Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran or military status, genetic information, gender identity, or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation, or sexual violence shall be referred to the College’s Affirmative Action and/or Title IX Coordinator (Lisa Bacon: firstname.lastname@example.org or (781) 239-3175), the Massachusetts Commission against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights.
Hiring is contingent upon a successful CORI clearance.