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Vice President - Financial & Administrative Operations/ Chief Financial Officer

El Paso Community College
El Paso, Texas
Start date
Dec 1, 2023

Serve as the College's Chief Financial Officer and as a member of the President’s Cabinet with executive responsibility for the planning, management, and evaluation of Finance & Administration/ Chief Financial Officer (CFO) functions that support the accomplishment of the District’s Mission, Vision, Core Values, and the continuation of the District’s accreditation status. Must be a collaborative leader and work closely with faculty, staff, and institutional partners to direct activities in support of institutional success.


Essential Functions


Develop, implement and evaluate comprehensive financial and administrative support for current and projected District requirements. Administer the financial management activities of the District to include financial planning, budgeting, investment management, accounting and general financial services. Analyze data to prepare clear and concise reports necessary for efficient and effective management and operation of the District.  Provide reports to outside agencies as required.  Provide reports to the President on assigned topics.

Promote administrative excellence and accountability, creativity, leadership and cooperative teamwork through District-wide administrative support departments including: Budget & Finance, Human Resources, Office of Risk Management & Safety, Physical Plant, Purchasing and Employee Relations Management and Compliance.

Establish short-and long-term plans at the District level to support the implementation of the College Strategic Plan. Establish and implement goals, objectives, and standards for departmental operation and staff activities. Responsible for creating institutional efficiency and effectiveness, as well as for providing strategic financial and operational leadership that aligns with and supports the mission, vision, values, and objectives of the District.

Provide leadership in the development and execution of the District's organizational budget approved by the Board of Trustees including capital budget strategies and plans to fund enrollment growth, educational programs, and facilities.

Oversee the evaluation, development and implementation of facilities master planning for the District.

Develop, implement, monitor, and evaluate internal and District procedures related to the respective departments. Ensure that the District policies and procedures and other applicable laws and regulations are used to guide the operational activities of the District.

Plan, develop and administer annual budget requests and ensure department heads are operating within their approved budget.

Work on special projects as assigned by President.




Required Qualifications:

1.  Master's Degree and Eight (8) years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience which demonstrates possession of the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

NOTE: A copy of the transcript reflecting this required education MUST be submitted for consideration and reflect completed coursework and degrees conferred. The candidate must be fully qualified for the position at the time of application.

2.  Ability to provide effective leadership at all levels of the College.

3.  Experience supervising and managing personnel.

4.  Broad knowledge of administrative services functions.

5.  Ability to manage fiscal and non-fiscal resources.

6.  Ability to use logic, experience, and knowledge to evaluate information and sensitive situations.

7.  Ability to remain current with educational trends, issues, and challenges for community colleges.

8.  Ability to work with a broad range of constituencies, analyzing complex issues, and function as a neutral agent to facilitate issue resolution.

9.  Ability to design research projects, implement project objectives, and produce effective reports.

10.  Experience generating and conducting public presentations.

11.  Experience developing and executing budgets.

Special Conditions:

1. This is a security-sensitive position as defined under the Texas Education Code, Section 51.215; the successful applicant will be required to undergo a criminal background check, as permitted and/or required by applicable law, and in accordance with the College’s policies and procedures.


Other Requirements


Individuals desiring consideration MUST complete and submit an EPCC Application for Employment on-line by the announced deadline.

COPIES OF ACADEMIC TRANSCRIPTS MUST BE uploaded with the application. CURRENT EMPLOYEES ARE ALSO REQUIRED TO UPLOAD THEIR TRANSCRIPTS WITH EACH SUBMITTED APPLICATION; TRANSCRIPTS IN PERSONNEL FILES CANNOT BE ACCESSED BY EVALUATORS FOR THIS PURPOSE.  Only documents stating 'Transcript' or 'Unofficial Transcript' will be accepted.  Other documents (Degree Audit, Degree Summary, Program Summary, etc.), uploaded in lieu of transcripts will not be accepted.

If you are unable to attach your transcripts to your application, please mail your transcripts to El Paso Community College, Employment Services, P.O. Box 20500, El Paso, TX 79998. Mailed documents MUST include the position title and posting number for this position vacancy.

A letter of application, resume, letters of recommendation, and other supporting documents are optional but highly encouraged and may be submitted on-line with the application form or forwarded to the Human Resources Department at El Paso Community College, Employment Services, P.O. Box 20500, El Paso, TX 79998.  Mailed documents must be received by the application deadline.  Documents received after the application deadline will not be accepted.

Copies of transcripts must reflect completed coursework and conferred degrees. All academic coursework and degrees must be from an accredited college or university or be certified by an acceptable agency that the institution is recognized by the appropriate governmental agency in its home country (this is generally stated in the degree evaluation).

Transcripts issued in a language other than English must be accompanied by a full translation (word for word) by a current member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). Additionally, each foreign transcript must be evaluated for equivalency to United States accredited coursework.

Applications containing foreign transcripts that are not accompanied with the above required documentation will not be considered.

Out-of-town candidates invited for an on-campus interview will be reimbursed for one-half of the transportation cost for travel performed within the United States. The College will arrange and pay for up to two nights lodging.

In accordance with federal law and as a condition of employment, the successful candidate must furnish documentation verifying employment authorization eligibility and identity before being employed.

The El Paso County Community College district is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity.  

Physical Requirements:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to feel. The employee is frequently required to walk and sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand, reach with hands and arms, talk or hear and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus.


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