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Associate Director of Finance

Connecticut State Colleges and Universities
Connecticut, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jan 27, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Accounting & Finance, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Financial Affairs
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Full Time
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Posted: 1/12/22
Level: Community College Professional 18, 12-month, tenure track position
Hours: Full-time, 35 hours per week
Job Posting #: CSCC 22-12
PC#: 00049013
Closing Date: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, with materials submitted Friday, February 28, 2022, receiving priority consideration.


Middlesex CC - 100 Training Hill Rd, Middletown, CT 0645
Asnuntuck CC - 170 Elm Street, Enfield, CT 06082
Three Rivers CC - 574 New London Turnpike, Norwich, CT 06360

CT State Community College Mission:

Connecticut State Community College (CT State) provides access to academically rigorous and innovative education and training focused on student success. The College supports excellence in teaching and learning, makes data-informed decisions, promotes equity, advances positive change for the students, communities, and industries it serves, and awards associates degrees and certificates.

CT State Community College Vision:

CT State will be recognized for exceptional student success, educational leadership, and transformative collaboration with business and industry, government, educational, and key stakeholders while advancing diverse opportunities for Connecticut’s citizens and communities.

CT State Community College Equity Statement:

The CSCU system commits to bold and disruptive change by actively identifying, naming, and dismantling structural racism, systemic poverty, and other barriers; establishing equitable and anti-racist policies and practices; and empowering students, faculty, staff, and administrators to advance racial, social, and economic justice. Our core collective responsibility is to continuously assess practices and policies and transform the world we live in by eliminating inequities.

Anticipated Start Date:

Spring 2022

Position Summary:

The Associate Director is responsible for a wide range of accounting, finance, and administrative services at a Community College. These services include several functional areas as assigned: General accounting; management; Capital planning; Grant accounting; Travel and Professional Development; Accounts Receivable and Billing; Procurement and Accounts Payable; Fixed Assets management and/or other duties as assigned

Incumbents must possess a proven ability to effectively work with a culturally, linguistically, and ethnically diverse faculty, staff, and student. They are expected to have excellent oral and written communication skills along with strong Information technology literacy skills such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams, etc.)

Minimum Qualifications:

A Master’s degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, or a related area and a minimum of one (1) year of experience in a Fiscal or Business Office.

Successful Candidate must have or must possess:
  • Experience using Banner financial accounting system
  • Experience in fixed asset management
  • Experience in business office operation including fixed assets procurement and accounts payable
  • Experience in grant accounting
  • Experience working in a Cashier’s/Bursar’s Office and performing accounts receivable functions
  • Knowledge of state travel and professional development guidelines
  • Experience in the supervision of human resources
Substitutions Allowed:

Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this position and by providing appropriate references. Exceptions to the degree requirements may be made for compelling reasons.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience working with state agencies and other external organizations in contract and grant compliance.
  • Experience with capital budgets and planning.
  • One (1) or more years of experience in Higher Education.
Example of Job Duties:

Under the direction of the Director of Finance and Administrative Services, the Associate Director of Finance and Administrative Services is accountable for the management of the College’s financial and physical resources through effective performance in these essential functional areas:
  • Strategic planning
  • Management of financial resources
  • Management of physical resources
  • Management of administrative services
  • Management of human resources
In addition to the accountabilities listed above, the incumbent is required to carry out the essential duties of Attendance and participation at convocation and commencement ceremonies; Service on assigned committees and task forces; Attendance and participation at committee, staff, informational and professional meetings. These may involve attendance at evening or weekend events.

This posting includes qualifications, experience, and skills but is not limited to the full specifications stated in the job description.

Starting Salary:

$67,587 approximate annual plus excellent State of CT medical insurance, retirement, and related fringe benefits. Salary Range for this level is $67,587-$122,795.

Application Instructions:

To apply you must submit a cover letter and resume.

Incomplete applications or those submitted after the closing date will not be considered and links to other sources to view resumes are not acceptable.

All employment, if offered, is contingent upon proof of citizenship or employability under the requirement of the Immigration and Control Act (IRCA) and the successful passing of a background check. CSCU is committed to providing a safe campus community. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and, when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Prior to extending an offer of employment, the finalists for state employment must prove that they (1 )are fully vaccinated against COVID-19; (2) have received the first dose and has either received a second dose or have an appointment for the second dose in a two-dose series vaccination, such as Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, or has received a single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine; or (3) have applied for an exemption from this requirement because a physician, physician’s assistant, or advanced practice registered nurse has determined that the administration of COVID-19 vaccine is likely to be detrimental to their health, or the finalist objects to vaccination on the basis of a sincerely held religious or spiritual belief. Each application for an exemption will be considered on an individualized, case-by-case basis, and any applicant for an exemption must provide appropriate supporting documentation if requested. Executive Order

Continuing Notice of Nondiscrimination

CSCC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or criminal record. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Nicholas D'Agostino Manager of Affirmative Action, Diversity, and Inclusion


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