CLOSING DATE: 8/24/21, 9:00 P.M. PST
Reporting to the Vice President for Administration, the Director of
Budget & Grant Services oversees the college's Budget Office,
manages the annual budget development process, processes
supplemental budgets and allotments, monitors monthly/quarterly
fiscal status, projections and conducts cost and operations
analysis. The Director assists faculty and staff in the preparation
of grant budgets, monitors the financial management of grants,
assures compliance with grant financial requirements, and invoices
grant funders for payments . The Director confers with Executive
Leadership, Financial Services staff, state budget staff, and
college program and budget managers on all aspects of budgeting and
related reporting, and provides complex analysis . Develops
recommendations for executive action on a wide range of budget
related projects and policies and participates in strategic
- Support executive leadership by providing projected revenue and
expenditure data and cost analysis.
- Assist with data driven decision making .
- Develop recommendations for executive action on a wide range of
budget related projects and policies and participate in strategic
- Supervise Grants & Contracts Specialist and other assigned
- Plan, direct, and supervise the processes for annual budget
development and monthly and quarterly fiscal monitoring .
- Manage the development of college budgets in collaboration with
department heads and senior administrators.
- Consult with program staff and executive leadership to ident i
fy problems and develop budget and fiscal policies and solutions.
Monitor expenditures to budget and recommend corrective action
- Communicate the budget direction of the Vice President of
Administration to the college program administrators, budget
managers and staff.
- Advise and recommend alternative courses of action to
administrat i on in relation to budgeting .
- Analyze legislation, project costs, and prepare fiscal notes
- Develop and conduct budget training programs for college
employees on budget - related department regulations and procedures
and projection and monitoring methods.
- Manage the design, development, implementation, maintenance,
and modification of budgetary procedures such as the planning
process and proper allocation of funding and revenue to institution
departments; ensure compliance w i th the standards established by
the State Office of Financial Management.
- Foster positive working relationships with college leadership,
faculty, staff, and the State Board of Community and Technical
- Consult with representatives from other state agencies
regarding fiscal matters and participate on interagency and inter
inst i tut i onal committees . Control the allocation of state
funds to applicable budgets and oversee position control for
faculty, staff and administrative positions. Oversee procedures to
generate annual budget adjustments including increments to payroll
and benefits for the college. Monitor payroll and benefit
- Review operating systems and develop systems improvements where
- Analyze operating costs and apply the analysis in the College '
s strategic and implementation planning processes .
- Design, develop and maintain computerized systems to support
budget functions, project costs as requested and direct the
preparation of cost studies and managerial reports required by both
internal activities and external sources .
- Provide guidance to others in design, development and/or i
mplementation of computer analytical models for projection or
analysis of fiscal data or major budget function.
- Serve as a resource to the student government budget committee
- Lead special projects including but not limited to forms
development, and budget procedure manual development.
- Coordinate the financial management of College grants including
assisting administrators and faculty in the preparation of grant
material, budget analysis, monitoring budgets, invoicing and
reconciling. Notify appropriate personnel of action needed on
budget problems . Generate billing to external agencies .
- Provide direction and guidance to college departments on grant
management procedures; interpret rules and regulations assuring
compliance with requirements, and reconcile to Financial Aid on
specific grants .
- Establish and maintain files of current grants and contracts;
provide progress reports, accumulate statistics, notify all
concerned of application deadlines and ending dates .
Bachelor’s in Business Administration in finance, accounting or
related field AND four (4)
years of progressive management experience in a financial,
accounting or closely related
Master’s Degree in finance, accounting, business administration, or
related field and
two (2) years of progressive management experience in a financial,
closely related field; OR
CPA AND two (2) years of progressive management experience in a
or closely related field.
Work experience and knowledge of the financial management systems
(FMS) within the
Washington State higher-education system
Highline College prides itself on its commitment to diversity and
equity, its institutional culture of collegiality and innovation,
its globalization of curricula and its inclusion of the community
in its programming.
Founded in 1961, Highline College is situated
in a diverse community just 15 minutes south of Seattle. The
college annually serves more than 16,500 students –– a student
population of over 70% students of color, representing 35 nations
and more than 100 languages. The college embraces equity, inclusion
and social justice, with core goals of student attainment,
diversity, community Engagement and sustainability. The student
body at Highline College is made up of Transfer students, Running
Start students, Professional-Technical students, International
students, Comprehensive Transition Program for students with
intellectual disabilities, Adult Basic Education and English
Language Learners. In addition, we offer six bachelor of applied
science, four-year degrees.
MISSION AND VISION
essential part of our mission and
, diversity, equity and inclusion are promoted and
fostered in all aspects of college life.
Your online application must include the following three
attachments to be considered complete:
A detailed resume that addresses the MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS of
A letter of application (two-page maximum) that addresses your
ability to meet the MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS for appointment and, to
the extent applicable, the DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS of the
An EQUITY STATEMENT found in the Supplemental Questions tab and
listed on our website here: https://humanresources.highline.edu/equity-statement/
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Highline College is an equal
opportunity employer. The College is committed to enhancing the
diversity of our faculty and staff, as well as our student
population. We strive to create a working environment that includes
and respects cultural, racial, ethnic, sexual orientations, and
gender identity diversity. We strongly encourage applicants to
apply without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, national origin, age, marital or veteran status,
disability, or any other legal protected status.
The College complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Applicants needing accommodations in the application process in an
alternative format may contact the Human Resources office at (206)
592-3812. Persons who are deaf or hard of hearing may dial 711 to
place a call through Washington Relay, the state's free
telecommunication access service.
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our policies, see our website
The College appointing authorities reserve the right and may
exercise the option to make an employment decision prior to the
conclusion of the recruitment process.