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Vice President of Business Affairs/CFO

Colby Community College
Kansas, United States
$85,000.00 - $102,000.00
Posted Date
Jun 14, 2022

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Administrative, Deans, Executive, Other Executive
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Full Time
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Colby Community College (CCC) is currently accepting applications for the Vice President of Business Affairs/CFO to serve as the school's chief financial officer responsible for the college's business services and operations. The candidate should be passionate, enthusiastic, and driven to serve students and uphold the College's Mission. The position is being vacated due to the former Vice President of Business Affairs accepting a president's position at another college. Because CCC has a strong history of training and mentoring future leaders, four of the last five vice presidents to leave CCC have departed to become presidents at other institutions.

At Colby Community College, the Vice President of Business Affairs is a member of the College's senior leadership team, reporting directly to the President. The successful candidate will direct, monitor, and oversee all college financial operations, including administration, planning, and communications. Primary among these responsibilities is the maintenance of sound fiscal policy, effective financial controls, and institutional budgeting.  In addition to ascertaining compliance with local, state, and federal regulations, the Vice President of Business Affairs is responsible for all budgetary and financial procedures for the College, including payroll, purchasing, inventory, investments, and insurance.  Integrity, innovative thinking, a sense of humor, understanding of the rural community college, and working as a team are necessary. The selected individual must be an active part of not only the College but also the community. 


  • A minimum of five years of professional experience in accounting or public finance is required. 
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting with a CPA licensure or a master's degree in a related accounting field is strongly preferred.
  • Postsecondary accounting experience is strongly preferred, with experience at a community college.
  • Knowledge of the system Great Plains is preferred.



Flexible benefits program includes options for single and family health and dental coverage, life insurance, reimbursement accounts, sick leave, and vacation leave allowances. Participation in the state retirement program is required.


The review of applications will begin on June 24, 2022. To be considered for this position, send a letter of application, resume, references, and all postsecondary transcripts to:

Colby Community College
ATTN: Human Resources
1255 S Range Ave
Colby, KS 67701

Materials may be mailed to hr(at)



Colby Community College provides equality of opportunity to its applicants for admission, enrolled students, graduates, and employees. The College does not discriminate with respect to hiring, continuation of employment, promotion, tenure, other employment practices, application for admission or career services and placement on the basis of race, color, gender, age, disability, national origin or ancestry, sexual orientation or religion. For inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies: Human Resources Office, 1255 South Range Ave., Colby, KS  67701. (785) 460-5406. hr(at)

Candidates identifying as a qualified person with a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act and who would like to request accommodations should contact Human Resources.

The successful candidate for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

Visa Sponsorship is not available for this position. The candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.

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