Vice President of Administrative Services
Bergen Community College, the largest community college in New Jersey, serving a diverse student body on its suburban campus, has a leadership opportunity for a Vice President of Administrative Services. As the chief business officer of the College, the Vice President of Administrative Services is responsible for the organization, administration and planning of all business affairs of the College, including but not limited to management oversight of all business and operational areas of the college as well as outside contract compliance such as long-range financial planning and budget development; management of fiscal resources; long-range facilities planning and construction management; asset protection and risk management; auxiliary and contracted services; and student assistance. This position will provide overall supervision to various departments of the College including Maintenance and Plant Operations, Campus Facilities Planning, Purchasing, Public Safety, Accounting, Budget Office, Ciccone Theatre, Child Development Center and Information Technology. Specific responsibilities include oversight of the development, implementation and monitoring of the College budget to meet short term and long term planning goals within the constraints of anticipated revenues; development of financial projection data for the President and Board of Trustees; management and investment of College funds consistent with policy to ensure maximum safe returns; maintenance of accounting systems, financial records, provision of fiscal reports and development of financial projections for the President and Board of Trustees; cooperation with College and State auditors in completing audits of financial records; supervision of the maintenance, repair and operation of all buildings and grounds; development and oversight of projects and contracts for renewal, replacement and construction of facilities; supervision of all purchasing and contracting in compliance with College policy and laws of the State of New Jersey, including the purchase of supplies and equipment, construction contracts and contracting for auxiliary services; supervision of all security and safety functions and student assistance programs; management of insurance program and Auxiliary and Contracted Services; liaison role and contractual negotiations with the College’s food service and book store; performs other related tasks as assigned. This position reports to the President.
Required: Master’s degree in relevant field required; Doctorate preferred. Must have a minimum of ten years of successful fiscal and senior management experience in a large complex service organization; Community College experience and experience in supervising all administrative functions reporting to the Vice President preferred. In-depth knowledge in using management information technology, including skilled use to microcomputer and business application software, functional knowledge of Financial Aid requirements and processes and Government Purchasing Regulations is required. Must be team oriented with the ability to work effectively and efficiently with all levels of College employees and County Representatives. Must have proven visionary leadership and managerial abilities, including excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills, as well as, a commitment to a team approach to management.
All interested candidates should send a letter of intent (including the job code EXEC-VP-ADMIN), curriculum vitae, transcripts, salary requirements, and three professional references with current contact information. Application materials will be accepted until position is filled. Send materials with the appropriate job code in the subject line by email to email@example.com.
Bergen Community College
Department of Human Resources
400 Paramus Road, Room A316
Paramus, New Jersey 07652
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