KCTCS System Office offers a competitive benefits package and an attractive work environment that supports excellence, innovation, and creativity including:
Exceptional health care, vision, dental coverage for you and your family
Tuition reimbursement/waiver for you, your spouse, and dependents
403(b) retirement plan: a 5% employee contribution receives a 10% employer match
9.5 Paid Holidays
2 Weeks Institutional Closing Pay (Last 2 weeks of December) for qualifying positions
Employee Assistance Program
Reporting to the President of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS), the Vice President – Chief Financial Officer is a self-motivated, experienced, data-guided, and results-driven executive officer and member of the President’s Cabinet. The Vice President receives general direction and supervision from the President. The successful candidate will have experience leading the finance function for a higher education organization or in the private sector.
This administrative position is responsible for managing the business and financial services for the Kentucky Community College System. This position supports and assists other administrators and department heads, helping them determine how to accomplish their objectives and thereby providing a service-oriented foundation for organizational success. As the system’s chief financial officer, this position provides collaborative financial management leadership for the system; ensures the short and long-term fiscal health of the organization; oversees the business practices of the system; and ensures that the budget is linked to and supports the system’s strategic plans.
Drive the direction, success, and sustainability of KCTCS using their knowledge and understanding of the financial position of the System
Strong understanding of KCTCS's business model and higher education and ability to use this knowledge to provide an independent perspective and constructively challenge the leadership teams to ensure decisions are grounded in solid financial criteria.
Manage KCTCS’s financial planning
Plan and perform financial risk management duties
Analyze and manage the organization’s liabilities and investments
Plan, implement, and manage investment strategies
Manage capital structure
Along with the KCTCS Board of Regents determine finance KPIs
Track and ensure cash flow is appropriate and sustainable
Supervise finance personnel such as controllers, financial advisors, financial consultants, and treasurers
Manage and retain relationships with vendors
Prepare current reports
Prepare and present forecasting reports
Adhere to the law and KCTCS’s policies
Performs other related tasks as required
Master’s degree in accounting, business, or related field.
Three to five years’ experience in a supervisory role in a college business office, or combination of education and experience commensurate with the requirements of the position.
Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with college faculty, staff, administrators, and governing boards.
Experience in operational and strategic planning, policy development, and financial analysis
Ability to effectively communicate ideas and information in written and oral format to administrative staff, professional colleagues, the governing board, and the public in large or small group settings
About Kentucky Community & Technical College System
The Kentucky Community and Technical College System is much more than colleges and programs: we’re a community where you'll find confidence, collaboration, compassion and success. We have programs that can get you on the fast track to a high paying, high demand job. These programs are customized to the needs of local businesses, with an understanding of local values. You are not just a number here; you are the reason we do what we do. Our faculty take a personal interest in your future and are here to help you navigate your journey. Everyone is here to make sure You’ve Got This! Offering you a challenging education in a supportive environment practically in your backyard is what we do. We may expect a lot, but we know you are willing to do whatever it takes, and we’ll do whatever it takes to help. We live and breathe the words “community college” every day. The communities we serve are the core of our colleges. Our students stay in the community when they graduate and are committed to giving back and bettering the lives of others.