Associate Director of Finance and Administrative Services

Employer
Connecticut State Colleges and Universities
Location
Connecticut, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 25, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Accounting & Finance, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Financial Affairs
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time
Details:

Posted: May 24, 2022
Level: Community College Professional 18, 12-month, tenure track position.
Hours: Full-time, 35 hours per week
Closing Date: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, with materials submitted Friday, June 24, 2022, receiving priority consideration.

Location:

Norwalk Community College
188 Richards Ave. Norwalk, CT 06854
**This position is not remote**

For more information, please click on the college to be directed to their website.

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:

Summer 2022

Position Summary:

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.

Incumbents must possess 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:

Master’s degree in business, accounting, finance, or a related area One (1) or more years of experience in a Fiscal or Business Office; or a combination of education, training and experience which would lead to the competencies required for successful performance of the position’s essential duties.

Successful Candidate must have or must possess:
  • Experience with Banner or an electronic financial accounting system.
  • Experience with Fixed asset management.
  • Experience with Business Office operation including procurement and Accounts Payable.
  • Experience with Grant accounting.
  • Experience with Cashier’s/Bursar’s Office and accounts receivable functions.
  • Experience with State travel and professional development guidelines.
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, Associate Dean, or other Administrator, the Associate Director is accountable for the management of the College’s financial and physical resources through effective performance in these essential functional areas:
  • Strategic planning.
    • develops long range plans and strategies for the development and use of the College’s physical and financial resources.
  • Management of financial resources.
    • ensures the accurate, timely and effective recording, accounting, reporting and preservation of the College’s financial resources
  • Management of physical resources.
    • ensures the accurate, timely and effective recording, accounting, reporting and preservation of the College’s physical resources
  • Management of administrative services.
    • managing a comprehensive program of services to facilitate the operation of the College for its students, faculty, and staff
  • Management of human resources.
    • providing an appropriately qualified staff and for assuring their effective performance by evaluating, training, and providing direction to assigned staff.
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:

Anticipated Salary; $69,276 approximate annual* plus excellent State of CT medical insurance, retirement, and related fringe benefits.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package to help you stay well, protect yourself and your family, and plan for a secure future. Benefits include generous leave policies; several retirement plans ; and many choices for comprehensive health insurance . You also have access to many additional benefits to save for retirement, protect your family & more with supplemental benefits. Tuition reimbursement may apply if applicable.

Application Instructions:

To apply you must submit a cover letter and resume.

Incomplete applications will not be considered and links to other sources to view resumes are not acceptable.

Selection Procedure:

Following the closing date, application materials will be evaluated by a selection committee. Candidates selected for further consideration will be limited to those applicants who are best qualified based on the minimum and preferred qualifications and who have submitted all the required documents by the closing date and time listed on the job announcement. Candidates who have been selected and approved to Interview will be contacted, and finalists will be recommended for further consideration by the Hiring Manager for final selection and recommendation for employment. The selection process may also include practical exercises (i.e., teaching demonstration and/or other written, technical, manipulative, or simulation exercises) to evaluate candidates' qualifications.

Background Screening:

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.

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 Ndagostino@commnet.edu

CSCC IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, M/F

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