Sr Associate Vice President for Finance and Operations
Harford Community College
December 19, 2017
Bel Air, Maryland
120000.00 - 140000.00
Full Time - Experienced
The College is seeking an innovative, dynamic, and impactful executive to serve as Senior Associate Vice President for Finance and Operations (SAVP) and a member of the President’s Executive Leadership Team. The position provides strategic leadership for the College’s $65 million budget which includes operating, capital, and auxiliary funds. Additionally, this individual provides oversight for finance and accounting, procurement, public safety, facilities and campus operations as well as dining services and the College Bookstore.
Finance-related duties of the SAVP include, but are not limited to, leading the annual operating and capital budget process; reviewing and approving all finance-related procedures; ensuring compliance with federal, state and local laws and regulations; managing and leading meetings with the Board of Trustees’ Finance and Audit Committee; and overseeing and reviewing the College and Foundation’s annual financial statements.
Campus operations responsibilities include collaboration with state and county officials in developing a Capital Improvement Program; updating of the Facilities Master Plan and Land Use plan; providing oversight of major contract approvals; and insuring policies and procedures are in place to maintain a safe and efficient operation of all departments.
This position is also responsible for the overall safety and security of the campus community, to include oversight of the Office of Public Safety.
Other responsibilities include fully engaging in the life of the College; representing the College in the community; presenting budget and finance-related communications to county officials; representing the College as a member of the National Association of College and University Business Officers; resolving conflicts; developing division goals and objectives; supervising, hiring, evaluating, and developing employees; and completing other tasks as assigned.
This is an exempt, administrator position reporting to the College President.
A master's degree in Business, Finance or a related field; and at least seven years of increasingly responsible, senior-level finance and operations experience are required. CPA is preferred. Experience working in higher education, particularly at a community college, is strongly preferred. Experience in the public arena, such as K-12, state, or local government will also be considered. Experience supervising departments and other managers is required.
Applicants will be evaluated on criteria that includes experience in operations such as facilities, public safety, and auxiliary enterprises; procurement and contract management experience; supervisory experience; and a demonstrated ability to function in a collaborative environment. Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills are a must.
The successful candidate will show commitment to the mission, vision, and values of the institution.
For best consideration apply online by January 28, 2018.
HCC is a smoke/tobacco-free campus.
HCC is an AA / EEO / ADA employer committed to diversity in the college community.
Harford Community College, a mid-size, comprehensive college with a focus on access and excellence, celebrated 60 years in 2017. The College serves as a true anchor institution in the vibrant community of Harford County, Maryland. We translate core values of integrity, excellence, lifelong learning, diversity, communication, collaboration, and service into every aspect of the operation of the Col...lege.
HCC is committed to continuously improving and enhancing the student experience, and is currently participating in the process to become a partner institution in the Achieving the Dream reform movement for student success. This initiative has given HCC a renewed focus on providing the best opportunities for goal attainment through programs, courses, services, and events that enable students to earn a degree or certificate, achieve successful college transfer, prepare for workforce entry, or explore new possibilities.
Over the past year, the College has made significant investment in technology upgrades and in examining our business processes in order to provide a contemporary and nimble learning environment for our faculty and students; to improve efficiency, maximize the use of our ERP and other applications and systems; and provide our faculty and staff with resources to fully support student success and the ongoing adaptability of the institution.
The beautiful Bel Air, MD, campus is convenient to Baltimore, MD; Philadelphia, PA; Washington, DC; and Wilmington, DE.
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