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Position:
Vice President for Business & Administrative Services

Company:
Shoreline Community College - Shoreline, WA , USA


Job Description:

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Opening Date: September 16, 2019
Date of First Consideration: October 4, 2019
Salary Range: $141,000 to $160,000 per salary, depending on qualifications and experience

Job Description
Shoreline Community College is dedicated to inclusive excellence in teaching and learning, student success, and community engagement. Shoreline serves the educational, workforce, and cultural needs of our diverse students and communities through the core themes of educational attainment and student success, program excellence, community engagement, access and diversity, and College stewardship. Shoreline Community College is a place of open inquiry and learning, with a campus that models ideals set out in our Community Standard.* We are committed to upholding a culture of free expression, as well as maintaining a supportive and respectful learning and working environment for all.
 
The Office of Business & Administrative Services provides quality services in the pursuit of excellence for support and advancement of the academic vision, mission, and goals of Shoreline Community College.  The Office of Business & Administrative Services encompasses several departments (Financial Services, Budget, Technology Support Services, Auxiliary Services, Safety & Security, Facilities & Capital Projects, and Human Resources) that provide efficient, cost-effective support to the College.
 
Under the direction of the President, the Vice President for Business & Administrative Services (VP-B&AS) serves as the College's risk manager and chief financial officer with responsibility to administer the College's financial and analytical functions relation to resource allocation. The VP-B&AS is the primary liaison to the State Board for Community & Technical Colleges and the Business Affairs Commission for all College operating, fiscal and budgetary matters, and is responsible for the effective stewardship of all College assets.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES: 

  • Provide ongoing and responsive leadership for the Business & Administrative Services division
  • Supervise the proper use of resources such as state operating and student funds, contracts and grants, enterprise operations, and capital within the scope of the College's strategic plan
  • Monitor budgets/financial plans; supervise revenue/expenditure projections; oversee/reconcile state allocations for operating and capital budgets
  • Advise the President on strategic planning, legislative issues, and other matters pertaining to the finance and operations of the College
  • Lead the College's capital budget request process; monitor capital budgets; plan, coordinate, and provide executive leadership for capital projects, acquisitions, maintenance, and disposals
  • Promptly analyze problem areas/trends for recommendation of appropriate changes as needed
  • Develop, implement, and monitor measurable standards of effectiveness
  • Administer the College's risk management activities including oversight of the annual risk analysis audit; address tort claims and liability issues for resolution promptly
  • Coordinate annual auditing processes including but not limited to state/federal disclosure forms, financial statements, and Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) reporting
  • Represent the budget and capital management activities within the College, in professional organizations, and with state agencies, commissions, and other appropriate agencies
  • Develop, explain and interpret financial reports for the Board of Trustees and other internal and external constituents
  • Supervise the development of comprehensive emergency preparedness and continuity of operations plans
  • Serve as a resource for human resources operations; serve on and (where appropriate) provide leadership in management activities related to collective bargaining
  • Serve on the Executive Team; attend meetings and conferences ensuring that the College's needs are represented; lead, work with, and serve on other committees/councils as appropriate
  • Keep current with laws, regulations, and technology that may affect College operations; implement policy and procedural changes as required
  • Perform other duties as assigned (of a similar nature or level)
Qualifications

REQUIRED EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  • Master's degree in Business Administration, Accounting, or a related field OR equivalent education or experience
  • Four (4) years of progressive experience in financial, accounting, budget, or auditing functions
  • Experience in the field of budget management, human resources and risk management
KNOWLEDGE OF:
  • Operational practices applicable to budget and capital management activities
  • Microsoft programs such as Access, Excel, Outlook, and Word applications
  • Enterprise resource planning or other similar electronic information management systems
SKILL IN:  
  • Fostering a climate of equity and belonging through multicultural awareness and competence
  • Applying best practices in budgeting while working simultaneously with multiple funds
  • Providing leadership, motivating colleagues, and effectively training/supervising staff
  • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships at all organizational levels
  • Time management and multitasking; developing and directing departmental activities
  • Making effective presentations, preparing clear and concise written materials
  • Handling difficult and sensitive situations, using sound independent judgment within policy and legal guidelines; interpret applicable laws, regulations, and policies
  • Effectively communicating (both oral and written and through listening) with individuals at all levels inside and outside of the College

Conditions of Employment
PHYSICAL WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Ability to work in a standard office setting, use standard office equipment and physically attend meetings both on and off campus, ability to communicate in person or through appropriate means. Ability to work weekends and evenings when appropriate or needed is required.
 
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT/SALARY:
This is a full-time administrative/exempt annually contracted position with initial salary placement determined by the College dependent upon education/experience. Hiring of this position is contingent upon available funding as determined by the College President.
 
OTHER CONDITIONS:
In compliance with the Immigration and Nationality Act, proof of authorization to work in the United States will be required at the time of hire. Other conditions that may apply will be detailed upon the offer of employment. This position is overtime exempt.       

Required Materials

To be considered for this position, please submit the following:

  • NEOGOV online application/profile
  • Letter of interest addressing each qualification
  • Current resume
  • Response to Supplemental Question(s)
  • Unofficial Transcripts documenting highest degree (official required upon hire) 
Please Note: Once application materials have been submitted, you may not modify the application.

Job Description
Shoreline Community College is dedicated to inclusive excellence in teaching and learning, student success, and community engagement. Shoreline serves the educational, workforce, and cultural needs of our diverse students and communities through the core themes of educational attainment and student success, program excellence, community engagement, access and diversity, and College stewardship. Shoreline Community College is a place of open inquiry and learning, with a campus that models ideals set out in our Community Standard.* We are committed to upholding a culture of free expression, as well as maintaining a supportive and respectful learning and working environment for all.
 
The Office of Business & Administrative Services provides quality services in the pursuit of excellence for support and advancement of the academic vision, mission, and goals of Shoreline Community College.  The Office of Business & Administrative Services encompasses several departments (Financial Services, Budget, Technology Support Services, Auxiliary Services, Safety & Security, Facilities & Capital Projects, and Human Resources) that provide efficient, cost-effective support to the College.
 
Under the direction of the President, the Vice President for Business & Administrative Services (VP-B&AS) serves as the College's risk manager and chief financial officer with responsibility to administer the College's financial and analytical functions relation to resource allocation. The VP-B&AS is the primary liaison to the State Board for Community & Technical Colleges and the Business Affairs Commission for all College operating, fiscal and budgetary matters, and is responsible for the effective stewardship of all College assets.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES: 

  • Provide ongoing and responsive leadership for the Business & Administrative Services division
  • Supervise the proper use of resources such as state operating and student funds, contracts and grants, enterprise operations, and capital within the scope of the College's strategic plan
  • Monitor budgets/financial plans; supervise revenue/expenditure projections; oversee/reconcile state allocations for operating and capital budgets
  • Advise the President on strategic planning, legislative issues, and other matters pertaining to the finance and operations of the College
  • Lead the College's capital budget request process; monitor capital budgets; plan, coordinate, and provide executive leadership for capital projects, acquisitions, maintenance, and disposals
  • Promptly analyze problem areas/trends for recommendation of appropriate changes as needed
  • Develop, implement, and monitor measurable standards of effectiveness
  • Administer the College's risk management activities including oversight of the annual risk analysis audit; address tort claims and liability issues for resolution promptly
  • Coordinate annual auditing processes including but not limited to state/federal disclosure forms, financial statements, and Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) reporting
  • Represent the budget and capital management activities within the College, in professional organizations, and with state agencies, commissions, and other appropriate agencies
  • Develop, explain and interpret financial reports for the Board of Trustees and other internal and external constituents
  • Supervise the development of comprehensive emergency preparedness and continuity of operations plans
  • Serve as a resource for human resources operations; serve on and (where appropriate) provide leadership in management activities related to collective bargaining
  • Serve on the Executive Team; attend meetings and conferences ensuring that the College's needs are represented; lead, work with, and serve on other committees/councils as appropriate
  • Keep current with laws, regulations, and technology that may affect College operations; implement policy and procedural changes as required
  • Perform other duties as assigned (of a similar nature or level)
Qualifications

REQUIRED EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  • Master's degree in Business Administration, Accounting, or a related field OR equivalent education or experience
  • Four (4) years of progressive experience in financial, accounting, budget, or auditing functions
  • Experience in the field of budget management, human resources and risk management
KNOWLEDGE OF:
  • Operational practices applicable to budget and capital management activities
  • Microsoft programs such as Access, Excel, Outlook, and Word applications
  • Enterprise resource planning or other similar electronic information management systems
SKILL IN:  
  • Fostering a climate of equity and belonging through multicultural awareness and competence
  • Applying best practices in budgeting while working simultaneously with multiple funds
  • Providing leadership, motivating colleagues, and effectively training/supervising staff
  • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships at all organizational levels
  • Time management and multitasking; developing and directing departmental activities
  • Making effective presentations, preparing clear and concise written materials
  • Handling difficult and sensitive situations, using sound independent judgment within policy and legal guidelines; interpret applicable laws, regulations, and policies
  • Effectively communicating (both oral and written and through listening) with individuals at all levels inside and outside of the College

Conditions of Employment
PHYSICAL WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Ability to work in a standard office setting, use standard office equipment and physically attend meetings both on and off campus, ability to communicate in person or through appropriate means. Ability to work weekends and evenings when appropriate or needed is required.
 
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT/SALARY:
This is a full-time administrative/exempt annually contracted position with initial salary placement determined by the College dependent upon education/experience. Hiring of this position is contingent upon available funding as determined by the College President.
 
OTHER CONDITIONS:
In compliance with the Immigration and Nationality Act, proof of authorization to work in the United States will be required at the time of hire. Other conditions that may apply will be detailed upon the offer of employment. This position is overtime exempt.       

Required Materials

To be considered for this position, please submit the following:

  • NEOGOV online application/profile
  • Letter of interest addressing each qualification
  • Current resume
  • Response to Supplemental Question(s)
  • Unofficial Transcripts documenting highest degree (official required upon hire) 
Please Note: Once application materials have been submitted, you may not modify the application.
 
APPLY ONLINE 

Contact Information

Jennifer Fenske
Phone: NA
Fax: NA
jfenske@shoreline.edu

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