Cape Cod Community College is a place of personal discovery, enrichment, and professional development for those just beginning the quest and for those at many points along the path of higher education throughout life. It is a caring, comprehensive institution that belongs to the people it serves and responds to their individual and community needs. Students attending Cape Cod Community College are striving for personal excellence, and are finding it, day after day. Graduates of the College can be found in all levels of private business, the professions, and public service, and they excel at what they do.
For students seeking to lay a foundation for further study, there is no better place to begin than at Cape Cod Community College. In today's highly competitive market place, the well prepared transfer student is the most aggressively recruited person in higher education. For many Cape Cod Community College graduates, that Associate Degree opens the door to institutions that were just not an option after high school. And, when you consider the savings in the overall cost of a four-year degree at either a public or a private university, starting at Cape Cod Community College becomes an incredible bargain that blends quality with unmatched value.
The students' education is the first priority at Cape Cod Community College. As a learning-centered community, we value the contributions of a diverse population, welcome open inquiry, and promote mutual respect. The College offers a strong educational foundation of critical and creative thinking, communication competency, and a global, multicultural perspective that prepares students for life and work in the 21st century. Our liberal arts, sciences, and career programs provide educational pathways that serve the varied social, economic, and demographic characteristics of our community with a distinctive focus on sustainability. We honor our past, celebrate our present and imagine our future.
POSITION OVERVIEW and KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Reporting directly to the President, the Vice President for Finance & Operations serves as the chief fiscal and operations manager for the College and directs major administrative and operations functions in areas that include budget preparation and oversight, financial management and internal controls, facilities management and maintenance, procurement, capital projects, facilities management, public safety, risk management, auxiliary and other business-related services. The Vice President is a team member of the Leadership Council.
This position serves as a member of the President's Cabinet, regularly provides financial reports to the Board of Trustees, and is involved in policy development and implementation. Other responsibilities include strategic planning and long-range financial projections, cost-benefit analysis of programs and services, administrative policy management, and grant fiscal management. The Vice President will represent the College on statewide fiscal and other financial matters.
In addition to having the demonstrated knowledge, experience and ability to evaluate, plan, supervise and provide collaborative leadership for Finance and Operations, the successful candidate must exemplify a high degree of integrity and be a creative problem solver with an entrepreneurial spirit to navigate and manage prudently to enhance a student-centered, diverse and collaborative College community and its mission.
- Master's degree or requisite credentials, such as a CPA, in business, accounting or a related field.
- At least five years senior level managerial experience, with significant fiscal oversight and operational management in a complex organization, preferably in public higher education with experience and knowledge in relational database technology.
- Experience with capital planning, project development, and project management.
- Experience in the development and management of staff with a commitment to increasing diversity.
- A firm understanding of higher education internal and external reporting requirements and key drivers of the financial statements.
- Proven ability to work effectively in a collective bargaining environment.
- Demonstrated ability to work and lead effectively in a collegial and participatory manner across all segments of the College.
- An extensive background with progressive leadership in planning, financial analysis, cost center reporting, budget development, cash flow projection, and internal controls.
- Strong knowledge of information technology and experience in technology planning.
- Ability to interpret and apply state and federal laws and regulations applicable to the financial functions of the College.
- Demonstrated experience with strategic planning and continuous quality improvement.
- Commitment to and understanding of the community college mission.
Additional Desired Qualifications:
- Experience navigating and utilizing knowledge of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts statutes, financial and administrative infrastructure as they pertain to higher education.
- PMP Certification.
- Experience with Jenzabar or comparable enterprise software used in higher education to manage student accounts, accounting, and financial aid.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: January 23, 2017
COMPENSATION: Full-time, Non-Unit Professional Position. Annual Salary Range of $120,000 - $135,000, dependent upon qualifications. Includes participation in a comprehensive employee benefits program.
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This appointment is subject to the FY2017 budget appropriations.
Appointment subject to SORI (Sex Offender Registry Information), publicly-accessible Massachusetts CORI (Criminal Offender Record Information) and national background checks.
Cape Cod 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 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 statues 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/Title IX Coordinator, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.
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During the process you will be given the opportunity to submit a cover letter, which should specifically address the minimum and preferred qualifications, and a resume. Failure to submit requested documents may result in disqualification. Please note that candidates invited to interview for the position will be asked to provide three (3) current professional letters of reference and transcripts.
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