Under the direction of the CEO/College President, the Vice President for Administrative Services will be responsible for all aspects of financial and administrative management. The Vice President provides key leadership in operational financial funds; planning, forecasting and analysis; cash flow and audit. The Vice President must have demonstrated knowledge of leadership, financial systems, supervision of personnel, facilities, as well as, a comprehensive understanding of community college education.
The Vice President will provide visionary leadership for the administrative services organization, including, but not limited to, Fiscal Services (including the Business Office, Payroll) Human Resources, Campus Police, IT, Facilities, Public Relations/Marketing, Creative Services/Print Shop, Bookstore and Food Services.
Operating a successful educational institution or business
Leadership and supervisory skills
Contemporary computer skills
Understanding all components of a resident serving institution of higher education
Interpersonal skills which include effective oral and written communication skills
Methods and techniques used in financial research and revenue forecasting
Modern principles, practices, methods and techniques of finance and budgeting
Principles and practices of employee performance evaluations
Analyze problems and identify solutions
Assist in developing policies and procedures for areas of the college
Understand data and develop strategies for implementation models of success
Communicate clearly, concisely and effectively, both orally and in writing, with diverse constituencies within and outside of the College
Coordinate the development and administration of a community college budget
Encourage a professional organizational culture underpinned with quality and excellence
Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships
Evaluate the financial stability of the College
Forecast current and future revenues and expenditures affecting the College’s financial condition
Interpret, apply and explain applicable college policies and procedures and local, State and federal laws and regulations
Undergo personal and financial background checks
Ability to be bonded as a financial officer of the college
License or Certificate:
Baccalaureate Degree required with masters or terminating degree preferred
Valid license as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is preferred, but not required
Must possess a valid unrestricted Kansas Driver’s License
To complete the application process, candidates must submit:
Application letter expressing interest in position
Two to four page (maximum) narrative addressing the following:
Demonstrate an understanding of the role of a comprehensive community college
Preferred administrative leadership style
Philosophy of a successful business and/or organization
Copy of college transcripts and appropriate certificates
Eight names and current contact information for 5 professional and 3 personal references submitted directly to the Director of Human Resources
Contact: Human Resources Office
Garden City Community College
801 Campus Drive
Garden City, KS 67846
(620) 276-0362; FAX (620) 276-9573
Garden City Community College does not discriminate against applicants, employees or students on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, height, weight, marital status, sexual orientation, or other non-merit reasons, or handicap, nor will sexual harassment be tolerated, in its employment practices and/or educational programs or activities. Those concerned about the above should contact Emily Clouse, Garden City Community College, 801 Campus Drive, Garden City, KS 67846, 620-276-9574.
Garden City Community College is complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act and is committed to equal and reasonable access to facilities and programs for all employees, students and visitors. Those with ADA concerns, or who need special accommodations, should contact Melanie Hands, Garden City Community College, 801 Campus Drive, Garden City, KS 67846, 620-276-9638.
About Garden City Community College
Established in 1919, Garden City Community College serves more than 48,000 residents in seven counties of rural southwest Kansas. It is a comprehensive community college which enrolls more than 2,300 credit students (1,260 FTE) on its main campus and at eight outreach locations each semester, and an additional 1,000 students in its non-credit Adult Learning Center programs at two additional off-campus locations. The 230-member full-time staff includes approximately 70 full-time faculty members in the academic transfer and technical programs. The college employs an additional 200 to 250 part-time staff, adjunct faculty, and work-study students on campus, at the Finney County Community Learning Center, and at the outreach locations.
GCCC funds instruction in five academic/transfer divisions and a technical division, as well as a wide variety of instructional support and student services activities. The college supports vigorous cultural, arts and multisport athletic programs and offers on-campus residential living for more than 300 students.
Garden City Community College offers lower division courses for students who plan to transfer to four-year colleges or universities, occupatio...nal and technical courses for students who strive to gain competence in employment skills, and general education courses for all students to provide an awareness of the ideas and ideals of our diverse cultural heritage.
The college offers extensive continuing education and learning support services programs which include Business & Industry, continuing education, community service, adult education, library and comprehensive learning center. Technical offerings including programs in John Deere Agriculture Technology, Ammonia Refrigeration, Industrial Production Technology, Automotive Technology, Nursing, Police Science, Criminal Justice, Emergency Medical Services, and Fire Science, as well as programs in office occupations, agronomy, animal science, wood production technology and a variety of computer applications.