LCCC Logo Bullet Current Position Openings - FT Vice President of Finance
Position Title: FT Vice President of Finance

Position Classification: Full-Time Administration

Minimum Position Qualifications:

  1. Education - Master's Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from an accredited institution or a related field required; Certified Public Accountant (CPA) preferred; Doctorate Degree from an accredited institution preferred.

  2. Experience - Five (5) years of experience in financial management and administrative/supervisory experience required; experience in an educational environment preferred; experience in a collective bargaining unit environment preferred; experience as a chief financial officer or equivalent preferred.

  3. Skills - Strong commitment to the philosophy and mission of a comprehensive community college; commitment to participatory management and shared governance; ability to work effectively with a diverse population; ability to plan, develop, implement, and direct all finance needs of the College; ability to work independently and as a team member, prioritize tasks, meet deadlines and assign work to others; ability to maintain professionalism, confidentiality, composure and a student-centered focus and attitude while carrying out all job responsibilities; ability to handle sensitive and difficult situations with tact and diplomacy; ability to adapt to a constantly changing environment with multi-faceted duties; solid mathematical and accounting skills necessary to compute budgets and financial reports; strong leadership, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills; strong knowledge of Microsoft Office and Internet usage for research and communication.

    Position Responsibilities:

    Serve as chief financial officer of the College, taking responsibility for receipt of all income and payment of all obligations; advise the President and Board of Trustees of the financial condition of the College; provide for adequate insurance coverage for all College property and administer selected plans for the protection of personnel; prepare the annual operating budget as directed by the President in cooperation with College administrators; oversee the cash management and investment policy of the College; maintain an accurate and up-to-date accounting system for all College funds, in compliance with rules and regulations of the various funding agencies, work with auditors from the state and federal government as well as certified public accountants to assure that proper policies, procedures, and regulations are followed; establish and maintain effective communication system and act as liaison with the State, the County, and Federal agencies concerned with the financial aspects of the College; participates in facilities master planning specifically the oversight and management of the allocated budget and local and state funding sources; responsible for the College's purchasing operation; oversee the management of the College Bookstore and Food Services; provides oversight regarding College contracts with outside agencies, institutions and individuals. Provides analysis of income and expenses related to programs, functions, or service areas; develop, coordinate and maintain a college-wide system for budget requests and conduct a variety of analytical studies as needed; assist the President in formulating the business policies to be recommended to the Board of Trustees; Coordinate Strategic, Institutional Effectiveness and Outcomes plans for the Finance Division; prepare reports and presentations for submission to the President, the Board of Trustees, and other College constituencies; attend all College Board of Trustees Meetings; serve as a member of the President's Leadership Team, assisting with major decisions of the College; supervises staff, assigns work and work schedules, adjusts priorities, has final authority on approval/disapproval of leave, conducts performance evaluation of staff makes recommendations for hiring and/or termination and problem resolution; perform other related duties as assigned.

    Entry Salary: $104,362.44

    Standard Work Week: 35 hours

    Apply End Date: May 24, 2019.


    Luzerne County Community College (hereinafter referred to as the 'College') is committed to a work, academic and public environment in which all individuals are treated with respect and dignity. The College and its employees have a moral and legal obligation to provide equal access and equal opportunity to all members of the community. The administration will ensure that this commitment is fully implemented through compliance with all relevant federal, state, and municipal laws, statutes and ordinances prohibiting discrimination, including, but not limited to the First Amendment to the United States Constitution; the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania; Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended by the Civil Rights Act of 1991 ('Title VII');Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment and Assistance Act ('VEVRAA'); the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act ('GINA'); the Age Discrimination in Employment Act ('ADEA'); The Older Workers Benefit Protection Act ('OWBPA'); the Americans with Disabilities Act ('ADA'); the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act ('PHRA'); the Family and Medical Leave Act ('FMLA'); the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 ('ERISA'); the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, the Fair Credit and Reporting Act ('FCRA'); and any amendments to these laws. The institution will implement procedures and measures designed to ensure that employees, students, applicants and visitors to the campus or any site or program of the College are not discriminated against on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, disability, age, veteran status, national origin, religion, marital status, political affiliation, ancestry, union membership and use of a guide or support animal because of blindness, deafness, or physical handicap in the administration of its educational programs, activities, admission or employment practices. Any acts of reprisal, retaliation or harassment taken against an individual because he/she has filed a discrimination complaint, testified about matters related to a compliant, or otherwise assisted a complaint inquiry are forbidden and may result in severe disciplinary action. Inquires may be directed to Title IX Coordinator, John T. Sedlak, Dean of Human Resources, at 800-377-5222 extension 7234. The College takes any allegation of discrimination as serious. Any individual who knowingly or intentionally makes a false allegation or complaint, will be disciplined, up to and including termination of employment.

    Luzerne County Community College is constantly seeking to become a more diverse community and to enhance the cultural richness that diversity brings. The College strongly encourages applications from diverse candidates and those who demonstrate a commitment to diversity.