Vice President-Administrative Services (Chief Financial Officer)
Lincoln Land Community College (LLCC) invites applications for the position of Vice President, Administrative Services. LLCC is a fully accredited, public comprehensive community college serving approximately 15,000 credit and non-credit students in 161 degree and completion programs. LLCCís 220-acre main campus is in Springfield, the state capitol of Illinois. That, plus 7 additional locations, allows us to serve 15 counties covering 4,115 sq. miles in central Illinois. The total college budget for the current academic year is approximately $81 million.
Reporting directly to the President, the Vice President serves as the Chief Financial Officer of the college and provides leadership, direction and assessment for all administrative and institutional support services of the district. Essential responsibilities include the leadership, direction, oversight and support of the following functions: financial management, including annual budget, investments, accounting and purchasing, facilities services, construction, police, labor relations, auxiliary services and contracts. The successful candidate will have a strategic vision for, not only the functional areas reporting to the position, but for the college as a whole and the ability to clearly articulate that vision. The ability to work collegially and collaboratively across the institution is a critical success factor for this leadership role.
Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. This position will be open until filled; however, interested applicants should apply online no later than Friday, April 12, 2019 to be considered during the initial review window.
Qualifications & Requirements A masterís degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, or a closely related field is required. Candidates with higher education administration coursework will be viewed favorably. Candidates with a bachelorís degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance or closely related field AND extensive, relevant experience may be considered in lieu of a masterís degree. Additional qualifications include 6-8 years of progressively responsible experience in financial management, preferably in higher education; 6 years of supervisory experience, preferably in a collective bargaining environment; and experience in negotiating contracts. Strong leadership, management, organizational, interpersonal and motivational skills are essential. Preferred qualifications include previous community college finance experience and executive-level experience.
Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check and drug screen.
Our outstanding team of full- and part-time faculty and staff serve 17,000 credit and non-credit students over a 4,000 square mile district, the biggest in the state of Illinois. The main campus, one of the most beautiful and growing campuses in Illinois, is located in Springfield, the vibrant capital city of Illinois. Springfield is centrally located between Chicago and St. Louis and is home to the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum as well as numerous historic sites and cultural events. Join our team of outstanding employees and be a part of something bigger!