Provides executive direction and leadership over strategic and long-range planning, implementation, and management of the following financial and business functions:
Financial Planning and Management and Analysis: Budget development, implementation, and monitoring; financial and management analysis, accounting and cost accounting; cash flow planning and management; treasury, investments, banking, internal controls and compliance; modeling and forecasts of revenue and expenses; development and compliance with financial, regulatory, and operational performance standards and goals; review, oversight, and compliance of sponsored funding awards; policy advice and guidance to Board of Trustees, Chancellor, and administrative staff.
Procurement: The solicitation, evaluation, negotiation, preparation, and award of purchase orders and contracts for the acquisition of supplies, equipment, materials, and services including the evaluation of descriptive requirements, specifications and scope of work, determination of methods of source selection, strategic supplier sourcing, value analysis, pre-solicitation conferences, monitoring and documenting of vendor/contractor performance, and assisting in vendor/contractor dispute and resolution processes; and the management and disposition of surplus equipment, materials, and supplies.
Risk Management: The identification, evaluation, monitoring, and reduction/elimination of operational risk exposure throughout the District; development and implementation of risk prevention programs and initiatives designed to minimize the cost of claims through effective claims and litigation management;, structuring, negotiation, purchasing, and management of insurance policies including but not limited to Property & Casualty, D&O/EPLI/Fiduciary Liability, Earthquake, Cyber Liability, health benefits, etc.; coordination and maximized utilization of all insurance broker and insurance company services; management of claims and loss control activities; and development of effective metrics and reporting.
Grants Administration: Financial and business oversight of the District’s portfolio of grants and other sponsored funding projects; policy and procedure development, implementation, and coordination related to the financial and business execution of grants and/or sponsored projects awards; audits and risk assessment throughout the lifecycle of the grants and sponsored projects to ensure compliance with District, sponsor, and other applicable requirements related to fiscal and business management, reporting, and timelines; technical advice and guidance to faculty and others in understanding, interpreting, and applying award terms and conditions in a manner consistent with best financial, business, and administrative practices and sponsor policies and regulations; maintaining liaison with grant and sponsor representatives for the purposes of understanding expectations, requirements, and relevant laws and regulations.
A Master’s degree from a recognized college or university preferably with a major in finance, economics, accounting, business administration, or related field.
Five years of recent, full-time, paid, professional-level experience in a senior management position with responsibility for corporate/entity-wide financial and business management and operations for an organization employing 500 or more employees. Experience with a public educational institution is highly desirable. Experience in grant development or administration is desirable.
A valid Class “C” California driver’s license must be obtained within 10 days of establishing residency in the State of California. Travel to locations throughout the District is required.
Internal Number: 1007
About Los Angeles Community College District
The Los Angeles Community College District is the largest community college district in California. Its nine community colleges are located throughout an area of 882 square miles within the County of Los Angeles. It includes the entire City of Los Angeles, a number of other incorporated cities such as Alhambra, Beverly Hills, Culver City and Monterey Park as well as unincorporated areas of the County. The District serves a student population of approximately 128,000. The colleges offer student transfer education to four-year colleges and universities, associate degrees, vocational education, and a diversity of certificate programs in special interest areas.