Reporting to the College President and serving on the President’s Cabinet, the VPFA provides leadership and coordination of the Finance and Administration division, which includes Finance, Auxiliary Services (which includes Events and Conferencing, college-operated food services and bookstore), Public Safety, Facilities and Operations (including oversight of capital projects), and Procurement. The VPFA provides strategic leadership for the College in all financial areas; leads meetings with the Board’s Finance and Audit Committee; maintains the College’s Facilities Master Plan and oversees capital planning and development; provides oversight and review of the College and Foundation’s annual financial statements; leads annual operating and capital budget processes; establishes, reviews and approves all financial procedures; ensures compliance with federal, state, and local laws and regulations; serves as a representative of the College in the community; evaluates business processes; presents budget and financial communications to county officials; develops, oversees, recommends, and monitors the College’s administrative budgets; represents the College as a member of the National Association of College and University Business Officers; resolves conflicts; develops division goals and objectives; and supervises, hires, evaluates, and develops employees. Additionally, the VPFA demonstrates a student focus; a commitment to the mission, vision, values, and goals of the College; has an awareness of diverse cultural, social, and demographic differences, and has a commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment that promotes equity, dignity, and respect for all students, employees, and the campus community at large. The VPFA engages their colleagues in regular communication with the intent of fostering an open dialogue and healthy exchange of ideas and also participates in the life of the College by being actively engaged in College activities, events, and initiatives that drive, fulfill, and support the College’s vision, mission, and values. A full position description is available at the following link: https://www.rpainc.org/post/HarfordCCVPFAJobDescription.pdf
Candidates should submit only a cover letter and résumé/CV to RPA Inc. atHarfordVPFA@rpainc.org.For a confidential discussion or to make a nomination, please contact Kira Heath, Search Manager, or Isaac Karaffa, Vice President and Senior Consultant, RPA Inc., at the email address above. The review of applications will begin on April 5, 2023, and first-round interviews will commence thereafter.
A master’s degree in accounting, finance, business or a related field or a Certified Public Accountant designation is required. The next VPFA will possess significant, progressive business, finance, and/or accounting operations management experience.
Harford Community College is a mid-sized, comprehensive college with a focus on access and excellence. Founded in 1957, the College serves as a true anchor institution in the vibrant community of Harford County, Maryland. We are guided by our core values of Agency, Equity and Inclusion, Communication and Collaboration, Respect, and Innovation in meeting the learning and enrichment goals of our students and the community. Our beautiful, 352-acre campus is conveniently located near Baltimore, MD; Philadelphia, PA; Washington, DC; and Wilmington, DE. We offer more than 70 affordable degree and certificate programs to nearly 2,000 full-time and 7,500 part-time students, as well as a wide variety of noncredit continuing education courses to nearly 11,000 students per year.