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Vice President, Administrative Services at Lone Star College System District (Houston, TX)

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Commitment To Mission This job carries with it the obligation to uphold the Mission of Lone Star College (LSC) in carrying out the duties of the position. A commitment to positive interpersonal behaviors, professional communication, diversity, integrity, leadership, stewardship, respect and accountability to LSC students and employees is essential. Cultural Beliefs Students Matter Inspire Excellence Act Intentionally Better Together No Fear! Trust! The Chronicle of Higher Educations Great Colleges to Work For is designed to recognize colleges that have been successful in creating great workplaces and to further research and understanding of the factors, dynamics and influences that have the most impact on organizational culture at higher education institutions. Lone Star College was recognized in five areas: Confidence in Senior Leadership; Diversity; Facilities, Workspace & Security; Job Satisfaction; and Work/Life Balance. Campus Marketing Statement Lone Star College-North Harris Lone Star College offers high-quality, affordable academic transfer and career training education to 99,000 students each semester. LSC is training tomorrows workforce today and redefining the community college experience to support student success. Stephen C. Head, Ph.D., serves as chancellor of LSC, the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area with an annual economic impact of nearly $3 billion. LSC, which consists of six colleges, eight centers, two university centers, Lone Star Corporate College and LSC-Online, was named a 2017 Great Colleges to Work For by the Chronicle of Higher Education. To learn more, visit LoneStar.edu. Lone Star College-North Harris, nestled on 200 acres of piney woods, is the original and largest college in the Lone Star College System family. Serving the community for more than three decades, LSC-North Harris offers more than 60 programs of study, including university-transfer and numerous education courses and programs. LSC-North Harris is keenly focused on leading-edge technology in emerging technical job fields. Campus address is 2700 W.W. Thorne Drive, Houston, TX 77073. Position Summary The Vice President of Administrative Services serves as the Chief Financial and Administrative Officer and the Chief Ethics Officer for a Lone Star College (LSC) campus and its centers. Provides leadership and oversight of college budgets and financial planning, as well as multiple administrative areas that may include, but are not limited to, construction and facilities operations, business services, and vending and food services. Collaborates with other campus and LSC administrators, faculty and staff to provide high quality services for employees and students. This position reports to the college President and is a member of the President's Cabinet. Job Functions Responsible for the financial planning of the campus; Projects income and expenditures, and analyzes and coordinates budget development within allocations; Monitors and controls expenditures within guidelines established by LSC policies and limitations Responsible for fiscal accountability for the campus, including final responsibility for all financial transactions, record keeping, report preparation, inventory control, and financial and payroll document control Works with the Vice Chancellor of Administration and other LSC leadership to develop LSC protocols for administrative services; Ensures assigned-campus compliance with all applicable internal and external rules, regulations, guidelines contractual requirements, as well as with LSC policies and procedures Creates and maintains positive community interaction and partnerships, both internal and external, including attendance at regional and national professional organizations Serves as liaison between campus and a variety of departments and LSC leadership, and serves as a member of the President's Cabinet and various committees and councils as appropriate Advises College President regarding strategic initiatives and planning, and assists the President in the development and review of policies to be recommended to the LSC Executive Council Serves as Chief Ethics Officer for the campus Strong commitment to diversity of the colleges workforce Responsible for other reasonable related duties as assigned Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: Advanced knowledge of business, accounting, budget software/applications Proven ability to effectively communicate with College and System faculty and staff and the general public including verbal, written, and electronic communiqués Ability to oversee, plan, and implement major programs and services for the organization Ability to work in a dynamic environment that requires incumbent to be sensitive to change and responsive to changing goals, priorities, and needs Ability to perform work that encompasses advanced technical, scientific, legal, or mathematical concepts Ability to determine goals, policies, and desired outcomes for multiple units Ability to manage the budget within an assigned department and to determine allocation of budget among departments Ability to successfully handle purchasing authority of over $25,000 without supervisory approval Physical Abilities: The work is sedentary. Typically, the employee sits comfortably to do the work. However, there may be some walking; standing; bending; carrying of light items, such as papers, books, or small parts; or driving an automobile. No special physical demands are required to perform the work. Salary: $125,140 Work Schedule & Conditions Equipment used includes, PC workstation running on a LAN in a Microsoft Windows environment, calculator, phone and other general office equipment Interface with internal and external contacts as needed to carry out the functions of the position Work is performed in a climate-controlled office with minimal exposure to safety hazards Special Instructions: Please go to your profile page. To add a file, select the "attachments" tab. Click on the "add" tab. Click "Browse" and select the file you want to attach. Then click "attach." It will redirect you back to the general profile page. Repeat steps to add additional documents. Tips: You can only attach a maximum of five (5) files no larger than 2MB (2047 bytes) each. The total file capacity is 10MB. If your individual file exceeds the file limit, you will receive an error message. The search tool recruiters use for candidates will not be able to analyze the content of some attached files, mostly image files, and compressed files (zip). The recommended file attachments are word or pdf files. You must limit your file name to 40 characters or less. Duration Of Job Posting Position posted until filled Required Masters Degree and at least 10 years of related work experience, with at least 5 years in a Manager- or Director-level position Preferred: Doctoral degree Benefits Marketing Statement: By joining our top-notch institution, you will enjoy being a part of an organization that offers a supportive, collegial work environment and excellent work/life balance. This includes 22-23 days paid holidays and up to 12 annual vacation days, full comprehensive benefits package, wellness program, professional development opportunities and more. How To Apply ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE ONLY We will not accept application material received via fax, email, mail, or hand delivered. Postings for part-time and adjunct positions are active for the academic year. By selecting the option to receive notifications on your profile, you will begin receiving electronic communication regarding new opportunities with Lone Star College (LSC). If selected for an interview, a recruiter will contact you by phone, or email to schedule an interview. Lone Star College participates in the E-Verify program, under which Lone Star College provides the federal government with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm that the employee is authorized to work in the United States. More information on the E-Verify program is available at www.dhs.gov/E-Verify. Lone Star College is an EEO Employer. All positions are subject to a criminal background check. Primary Location US-Texas-Houston Work Locations 2700 WW Thorne Dr Job Student Services Organization LSC North Harris - 01 Schedule Full-time Shift Day Job Employee Status Regular Travel Yes, 25 % of the Time Job Posting Dec 5, 2018, 10:14:23 AM