great falls, montana
|Position:||Associate Dean for Administration & Finance/Chief Financial Officer|
|Salary:||Commensurate with experience and qualifications|
|Apply By:||Apply by August 31, 2012 for full consideration; applications accepted until the position is filled|
Summary and Purpose of the Position:
Reporting to the CEO/Dean, the Associate Dean of Administration and Finance is the College's Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and a member of the CEO/Dean's Executive Cabinet. This is a leadership position responsible for efficiently and effectively organizing, developing and administering the comprehensive administrative services of the institution. The four departments supervised by this position within the Division of Administration and Finance include Business/Fiscal Services, Physical Plant/Facilities, Information Technology Services, and auxiliary services (e.g., Bookstore and Food Court). The Associate Dean/CFO must relate well to the diversity of Faculty, Staff, and Students, and to the unique needs of the College. The Associate Dean/CFO must be committed to shared governance, team work, and creative leadership. The most sought after characteristics of this position's leadership requirements include sound judgment, flexibility, creativity, resourcefulness, and excellent communication skills.
Major Responsibilities of the Position:
The Associate Dean/CFO is responsible for the effective conduct of the business affairs of the College and assists the institution in effective use of its resources to achieve its educational mission and improve institutional effectiveness. This position plans, directs and evaluates the business operations of the College including budget formulation and management, accounting and financial reporting, facilities planning and construction, building and grounds operations and maintenance, information technology, procurement and contracts management, risk management, and safety & security services. More specifically, the major responsibilities of the position include:
Physical Plant Management
Information Technology Services
Education, Experience and Personal Attributes
Desired Personal Attributes:
The ideal Associate Dean/CFO will possess a cadre of personal attributes that allow him/her to relate well to the diversity of faculty, staff and students, and to the unique needs of the College. The Associate Dean/CFO must be committed to shared governance, team work, and creative leadership, and possess the characteristics of sound judgment, flexibility, creativity, resourcefulness, and excellent communication skills. Other desired personal attributes of this person include:
Level of Decision Making
This position is critical to the success of the College. The Associate Dean for Administration and Finance is expected to make operation and administrative decisions on a daily basis. The position works with other members of the CEO/Dean's cabinet to formulate policy and make high level decisions that affect the entire College.
This position will interact with faculty, staff, students, and the general public on a daily basis, and will confer regularly with GFCMSU administration and designated MSU and MUS administrators, as well as Commissioner's office staff in order to accomplish the work assigned.
Authority to speak or act for the work unit, division, and/or College
The Associate Dean for Administration and Finance will represent the college in a variety of public settings and will have the authority to speak and act for GFCMSU in consultation with the CEO/Dean, and make operational decisions regarding fiscal, auxiliary and facilities services.
Extent of Supervision
This position will report as needed to the CEO/Dean and will work within broad policies, procedures, general guidelines and laws affecting areas of work but will not receive day to day guidance.
Role in the Support of College-wide initiatives and priorities
The Associate Dean for Administration and Finance cooperates with other members of the CEO/Dean's cabinet at GFCMSU to develop College programs and activities.
HOW TO APPLY:
Nominations and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. However, to ensure full consideration, individuals should submit a complete application packet prior to Friday, August 31, 2012. This is a confidential search process.
To apply, please submit these four (4) separate documents electronically:
1. A letter of application that succinctly addresses how your experience and professional
qualifications prepare you to serve the needs of the College (not to exceed 5 pages).
2. A current resume including an email address and cellular/mobile telephone number.
3. A reference list with the name, home and business telephone numbers, and email address of
four (4) references.
4. A Candidate Summary Sheet which is a one-page synopsis of your professional career.
Please click here to download the template.
These four (4) documents will be the only application information presented to the Search Committee. The complete application package must be submitted electronically:
Go to www.acctsearches.org to apply.
In addition, you must send a paper copy of your complete application packet to:
Great Falls College, MT- CFO Search
ATTN: Dr. Narcisa Polonio
1233 20th St. NW, Suite 301
Washington, DC 20036
Note: Candidates who move forward in this search will be required to submit additional information, including official transcripts.
Great Falls College MSU is an ADA/AA/EEO Employer. All qualified individuals regardless of gender, race, national origin, religion, age, disability status or political affiliation are encouraged to apply. The College also honors veterans’ preference status. Please contact the Executive Director of Human Resources for more information on veterans’ preference and equal opportunity, or to arrange accommodations for a disability.
In accordance with the Higher Education Act, a link to the Campus Security Report for Great Falls College MSU can be found on the Your Right to Know page of our website at: http://www.msugf.edu/YourRightToKnow/index.html
For additional information, nominations or confidential inquiries, please contact:
Mr. John Steinecke
Office:(202) 775- 4468
Cell: (202) 384-6539
Dr. Narcisa Polonio
Cell: (202) 276-1983