Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration

Nebraska State College System
Nebraska, United States
Salary Not specified
Oct 01, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time





The Nebraska State College System (NSCS)  invites applications for the position of Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration. The position reports directly to the Chancellor and is based at the system office in Lincoln, Nebraska.   


The Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration (VCFA) provides leadership, direction, management, and coordination of the system's fiscal affairs, including budget development and control, operational resource allocation, oversight of bond matters, business operations, accounting operations and like activities. The VCFA participates in policy formation and establishes financial and administrative procedures.  In addition, the VCFA provides support to the Chancellor in legislative matters.


The VCFA provides staff support to the Fiscal Facilities and Audit Committee of the Board of Trustees, the Chancellor, and the Council of Presidents on fiscal and administrative issues.  The position chairs the Council of Business Officers and acts as manager of the Nebraska State College Facilities Corporation. The position provides direct supervision to the Director of Systemwide Accounting and the Director of Financial Operations. 


Candidates for the position should have graduated from an accredited institution with a master’s degree in business, management, administration, or related field, and have a minimum of 7 years of full-time progressively responsible administrative experience in finance, budgeting, accounting, and audit processes in a public higher education setting. This position will require travel to the three State Colleges, and will include overnight stays.


Preferred leadership characteristics include evidence of effective and sound fiscal management, excellent interpersonal and written communication skills, highly developed analytical and problem-solving skills, and solid professional integrity.


Salary is commensurate with experience, and an excellent benefits package is provided. Applicants are invited to submit a letter of interest, resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references to:


Nebraska State College System

Attn: VCFA Search

1327 H Street, Suite 200

Lincoln, NE  68508



The search will remain open until the position is filled. However, review of applications will begin November 9, 2020, and submission of applications is encouraged by November 6, 2020 for full consideration.  The preferred start date for the position is in January or February, 2021.


About the Nebraska State College System (NSCS)

Located in Lincoln, Nebraska, and established in 1867, the Board of Trustees of the Nebraska State Colleges is the governing board for three state colleges; Chadron State, Peru State, and Wayne State. An established partner within the rural communities they serve, the colleges provide an engaging, personalized, and rewarding college experience. The NSCS is committed to providing a high-quality four-year education that is affordable and accessible to all students. To learn more about the NSCS, visit


This position is subject to Veterans Preference. Employment offers are conditional upon satisfactory background checks.


The Nebraska State Colleges are equal opportunity institutions and do not discriminate against any student, employee, or applicant on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, religion, or age in employment and education opportunities. The NSCS has designated an individual to coordinate non-discrimination efforts to comply with regulations implementing Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. Inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies and practices may be directed to the General Counsel and Vice Chancellor for Employee Relations.