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Vice President of Finance and Administration

Company:
Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
Job Location:
Green Bay, 54307-9042
Category:
Administrative Vice Presidents
Type:
Full-Time

Department: Financial Operations

Reports To: President

FLSA Status: Exempt

Amount of Travel Required: 4 days per month

Salary Grade: L

Position #: 01000128

Positions Supervised: Executive Assistant, Director of Facilities, Director of Financial Operations, Director of Information Technology, Director of Procurement & Distribution, Director of the Bookstore, and Director of Safety and Security

LOCATION: Green Bay

STANDARD HOURS: 40 hours per week. Typical hours Monday - Friday 8:00 am -5:00 pm; Flexibility required to include other evening and/or weekend hours, as necessary.

SALARY RANGE: $178,469 - $192,350 per year

*Salaries/Wages for all finalists (internal and external) will be based upon education, experiences, current wages, and internal equity.

Required online application available on website: www.nwtc.edu/jobs

Open until filled. Target application date of April 26, 2024

POSITION SUMMARY

The Vice President of Finance and Administration (VPFA) serves as the college's Chief Financial Officer, providing strategic leadership, oversight, and stewardship of the College's financial and operational resources. The VPFA is responsible for a broad portfolio, including finance, informational technology, facilities, college contracts, auxiliary services, campus security, and risk management. VPFA is responsible for the development and oversight of multi-year master plans for finances, facilities, and technology innovation. As a member of the President's Executive Leadership Team, the VPFA contributes a broad institutional perspective and participates in decision making, which supports the College's mission, vision, and goals while promoting an environment that is passionate about meeting and exceeding student expectations.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Reasonable Accommodations Statement

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the functions identified in the job description.

Essential Functions Statement(s)

  • Serves as a member of the President's Executive Leadership Team and the principal advisor to the President and Board of Trustees on matters related to finance and facilities.
  • Supports the college in making careful and prudent investments that further the mission and strategic plan.
  • Provides leadership to Financial Operations, Facilities, Procurement, Security, Information and Instructional Technology, and Bookstore departments, including short- and long-term planning that supports NWTC's mission and strategic priorities.
  • Partner with the Vice Presidents of Academic Affairs to explore new programs certificates with strong ROI opportunities.
  • Mitigates risks through ongoing assessments of safety, security, college policies, and procedures.
  • Develops contracts and procedures for college protection.
  • Utilizes appropriate legal services as required by the College, particularly in contracts, lease agreements, procurement, etc.
  • Works with the Information and Instructional Technology Leadership to ensure a secure and reliable technology infrastructure.
  • Leads the capital and operational budget process for the College.
  • Responsible for the treasury management for the College.
  • Serve as the primary contract administrator for the College. Review contracts to ensure that they represent and protect the College.
  • Ensure the college's tradition of maintaining and enhancing its campuses and infrastructure.
  • Lead continuous improvement efforts that ensure operational efficiencies and maximize institutional effectiveness.
  • Hire, mentor, and supervise assigned employees. Responsible for the performance management, coaching, and ongoing growth and development of direct reports.
  • Assure the direct coordination of efforts with related College units and external support/regulatory organizations including local, state, and federal agencies.
  • Develop and maintain a positive image and open communication with College stakeholders, including board members, employees, agencies, and key community leaders.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master's degree in accounting, business administration, finance, or a related field.
  • Seven years of progressively responsible leadership experience in finance and administration.
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities to guide, lead, support, and direct a diverse team.
  • Working knowledge of the key areas that report to the VPFA.
  • Experience aligning complex work plans with financial and human resources.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to communicate with a variety of internal and external stakeholders.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Higher education and/or non-profit experience.
  • Ten years of progressively responsible leadership experience in finance and administration.
  • A Certified Public Accountant designation and financial experience in a non-profit or public institution
  • Experience in information technology, auxiliary services, campus operations and/or safety.
  • Extensive working knowledge and experience of federal, Wisconsin Technical College System, and local regulations pertaining to finance, facilities, procurement, and payroll.

SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Strong facilitation and presentation skills, customer service, organizational, planning, time management, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to plan, organize and prioritize work; analyze information, resolve problems, and make recommendations. Knowledge of continuous and performance improvement concepts.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse populations by promoting and maintaining an inclusive and respectful work environment and culture.
  • Knowledge of public sector generally accepted accounting principles and reporting standards as stated by GASB.
  • Familiarity with higher education and the mission of technical colleges.
  • Knowledge of ERP systems and software applications, including Microsoft Office 365 (Office Suite, Teams, SharePoint, etc.)
  • Ability to review and analyze complex multi-functional systems, processes, and relationships and the ability to strategically plan and formulate policy and procedures.

Cultural Competence: Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion and sensitivity to and understanding of a diverse community of college students, faculty, and staff.

*NWTC welcomes candidates who currently possess the desired skills and experience and are committed to learning and growing.

Computer Skills

Microsoft Office Suite; Database management experience in financial reporting systems

Competency Statement(s)

  • Values - Demonstrate behaviors and action that are consistent with the College's intended culture. Support the College's values - Customer Focus, Everyone Has Worth, Passion and Inspiration, Collaboration, Emotional Intelligence, Results and Accountability, Valuing Talent and Well Being, and Ethics.
  • Student Success - Demonstrate behaviors and actions that support student recruitment, retention, and student success initiatives.
  • Diversity Oriented - Ability to work effectively with people regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, or job type.
  • Leadership - Ability to influence others to perform their jobs effectively and to be responsible for making decisions.
  • Motivation - Ability to inspire oneself and others to reach a goal and/or perform to the best of their ability.
  • Strategic Planning - Ability to develop a vision for the future and create a culture in which the long range goals can be achieved.
  • Team Builder - Ability to build, support, foster and inspire teams to work toward a common goal.

Other Requirements

Must hold a valid driver's license and be insurable under the District's standard insurance policy terms.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Physical Demands

Lift/Carry

Stand

O (Occasionally)

Walk

O (Occasionally)

Sit

C (Constantly)

Handling / Fingering

O (Occasionally)

Reach Outward

O (Occasionally)

Reach Above Shoulder

N (Not Applicable)

Climb

N (Not Applicable)

Crawl

N (Not Applicable)

Squat or Kneel

N (Not Applicable)

Bend

O (Occasionally)

10 lbs or less

O (Occasionally)

11-20 lbs

N (Not Applicable)

21-50 lbs

N (Not Applicable)

51-100 lbs

N (Not Applicable)

Over 100 lbs

N (Not Applicable)

Push/Pull

12 lbs or less

N (Not Applicable)

13-25 lbs

N (Not Applicable)

26-40 lbs

N (Not Applicable)

41-100 lbs

N (Not Applicable)

N (Not Applicable)

Activity is not applicable to this occupation.

O (Occasionally)

Occupation requires this activity up to 33% of the time (0 - 2.5+ hrs/day)

F (Frequently)

Occupation requires this activity from 33% - 66% of the time (2.5 - 5.5+ hrs/day)

C (Constantly)

Occupation requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hrs/day)

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