Vice President of Administration & Finance

Bunker Hill Community College

Primary Function:

The Vice President is a member of the Executive Staff and reports to the President of the College. The Vice President provides leadership in fiscal and administrative areas as may be assigned such as budget preparation and oversight, financial management, information technology, human resources, facilities management, public safety and other business-related services.

Functional Responsibilities:

  • *Serves as the Chief Financial Officer for the College, with responsibility for receipt and control of all revenue including state appropriations, federal, state, local and private grants, loans and all Trust funds.
  • *Serves as the College's Internal Control Officer pursuant to Chapter 647 of the Massachusetts General Laws.
  • *Assumes responsibility for all financial, accounting and budget issues and establishes an internal structure with sufficient oversight to effectively manage college activities and monitor compliance with applicable laws, regulations and policies.
  • *Participates in planning for the College by translating institutional planning into long-term fiscal, human resources and physical facilities requirements and works to ensure successful implementation of established goals and objectives.
  • *Advises the President and the Board of Trustees of the administrative and financial condition of the College with clarity and accuracy.
  • *Responsible for the preparation of the annual operating budget as directed by the President in cooperation with College administrators.
  • *Establishes and maintains effective communications with the Department of Higher Education, other governmental agencies and appropriate external entities concerned with the administration and financial management of the College.
  • *Assists the President in formulating financial and administrative policies to be recommended to the Board of Trustees.
  • *Works with heads of departments under her/his direct supervision to ensure continuous improvement and successful operations of those units.
  • *Performs professional tasks assigned by the President in addition to those delineated above.

Required Qualifications:

  • *Master’s Degree in business, finance, management, public administration or a closely related and relevant discipline
  • *At least five years of progressively responsible and relevant experience.
  • *Knowledge of U.S. GAAP and Single Audits for federal grants.
  • *Ability to articulate a commitment to and understanding of a learning college and to ensure that departments under her/his supervision incorporate this commitment into their operations
  • *Knowledge of and commitment to the mission of a comprehensive community college
  • *Understanding of and appreciation for a work environment that values collaborative management and collegiality.
  • *Commitment to faculty and staff diversity and demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse faculty, staff and student population.
  • *Strong analytical and verbal/written communication skill, with the ability to articulate concisely the fiscal, human resource, facilities and public safety needs of the institution, and to address effectively College-wide financial and administrative issues in a multi-campus system
  • *Evidence of self-directed initiative and enthusiasm, with ability to motivate staff and use sound management practices.
  • *Integrity, openness and the ability to inspire trust and loyalty among colleagues and the College community.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • *Experience in community college administration.
  • *Experience with the Massachusetts state accounting system.

Salary Range:$153,000.00-158,000.00

Effective Date: To Ensure Consideration All Application Materials Must Be Received By DATE August 15, 2013.

Application Procedures: Submit Cover Letter and Resume Addressing the Required Qualifications to: . Expand position and click on “Apply Now” and follow instructions. Fax Transcripts to (617) 228-3328.

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