Job Profile Summary
This senior management position serves in an executive capacity for overall planning, operation, and evaluation of the college's districtwide financial management services, business services, and resource management programs. Provides leadership in driving margin, innovative delivery and monetizing of assets (within a highly regulated environment), while ensuring the college's mission-driven culture remains uncompromised. Excels in strategic internal and external communications, strategic planning, and in business strategy. Maintains current knowledge of trends and developments in all relevant fields under scope of authority and provides overall leadership and vision for the direction of division within the broad context of the college's mission, college-wide goals, initiatives, district administration, and the education master plan.
The Chief Financial Officer collaborates extensively with all campuses, other college divisions, and internal and external constituents. Works very close with the college's Provost and Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs & Student Services. Represents the college in various civic, community and professional organizations at the local, state, and national level as required. Provides executive leadership, maintains the highest standard of ethics and exhibits the behavior and characteristics as defined in the employee development master plan and college's vision statement in the performance of duties.
The Chief Financial Officer reports to the President and works closely with senior leadership to provide timely financial and operational recommendations based on anticipated outcomes and historical trends. Empowers direct and indirect reports to achieve priorities and expectations.
The position requires an individual with the desire to be the best in the world at their craft and a commitment to integrity.
This position directly supervises 6 full-time employees plus indirect supervision of 80-90 full-time employees.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Leadership & Results Orientation
Inspires and generates enthusiasm and commitment for the vision, mission and core values of the College. Promotes employee growth and development through professional, technical, and academic programs and services. Makes effective decisions and produces results through strategic planning and development, implementation and evaluation of programs and policies. Sets goals and priorities that maximize the use of resources available to consistently deliver results; compares work performance and outcomes against standards to achieve quality results; holds self and others accountable for achieving results and achieving a standard of excellence
Diversity and Inclusion
Models inclusive excellence through specific actions that support the College's diversity goals in the recruitment, hiring, and retention of talented and diverse faculty and staff
Teamwork & Collaboration
Promotes quality teams through the effective use of the organization's performance management system (e.g. establishes performance standards, appraises staff accomplishments using developed standards, and acts to reward and counsel as appropriate). Embraces and employs the diversity of individuals, cultures, values, ideas and communication styles in the achievement of common goals
Continuous Improvement & Quality Service Orientation
Anticipates, identifies, diagnoses and consults on potential or actual problem areas relating to program implementation and divisional goal achievement. Fosters and environment of respect, dignity, and compassion that affirms and empowers all its members (students, faculty, staff, outside organizations, others you provide service to) while striving for the highest ethical standards and social responsibility
Innovation and Creativity
Successfully implements creative ideas to move the organization, processes, and systems forward. Introduces new concepts, models, practices and services that serve to improve the Colleges value in the community
Resource Management & Technology
Develops and implements the most emergent technologies for the unit utilizing methods and strategies that create environments that are flexible and responsive to the needs of local and national trends and the College's mission. Plans, organizes and manages resources to bring about the successful completion of specific project goals and objectives. Ensures the effective use of college resources, implements fiscally sound practices and environmentally sustainable initiatives
Valid Through: 2019-9-26