Harford Community College is seeking a creative, problem-solving innovator to serve as our next Vice President for Finance and Administration. The successful candidate will be an astute, accomplished financial leader who encourages shared governance and can forge strong strategic partnerships across all divisions of the College.
Most importantly, the successful candidate will share Harford Community College's commitment to data-informed practices that prioritize student success and promote the values of inclusion, civility, and principled leadership. The Vice President for Finance and Administration will serve as the College's Chief Financial Officer. He or she will report directly to the College President and serve as a member of our six-person Executive Leadership Team.
Key responsibilities will be in the areas of Campus Operations and Capital Projects; Finance and Procurement; Human Resources; Information Technology Services; Public Safety, and select auxiliary enterprises including the College Store and Dining Services.
The next Vice President for Finance and Administration at Harford Community College must hold a master's degree in Business, Finance, or a related field. A PhD is preferred.
Other requirements include:
At least seven years of increasingly responsible higher education administrative, management, and leadership experience with direct oversight for many, if not all, of the functions listed above
Higher education experience (community college experience preferred), including previous experience as a vice president
Ability to effectively articulate the College's financial vision, strengths, goals, and requirements to our diverse group of constituents
Excellent communication skills, specifically the ability to crystallize complex financial information into lay terms for a wide range of internal and external audiences
To view a search prospectus and apply online, use the Apply link. For best consideration apply online by September 1, 2019.
Internal Number: 09-2020
About Harford Community College
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 College.
Harford Community College has embarked on a journey to examine and reset its foundation. To that end, we recently became an Achieving the Dream institution, are working to enhance our student experience, and are continuously building a strong data infrastructure—all in preparation for a 2019 strategic plan that will propel Harford Community College into the future.
Our beautiful, 352-acre campus is located in the heart of vibrant Harford County, Maryland, and 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.