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Vice President, Finance and Administrative Services

Posting #: 16-190
Campus: Foothill College
Number of Working Months: 12 Months
Division: 1AA - Finance and Administrative Services
Salary: $137,511.33 - $193,493.25 annually
Close/Initial Review Date: 9/25/17
Open Until Filled: Open Until Filled
Employment Duration: Full-Time


Full Salary Range:  $137,511.33 - $193,492.25 annually*
*Actual placement is based on applicant’s verified education and experience (Customary Hiring Range:  $137,511.33-$151,606.24 annually).

Next Review Date: 9/25/17**
**Any complete applications received after the review date will only be forwarded to the hiring committee at their request.  

The Foothill-De Anza Community College District is currently accepting applications for the management position above.

Under the direction of the college president, the Vice President, Finance and Administrative Services serves as the chief fiscal officer of the College, administers the College budget, as well as business services, including budgeting, accounting, payroll, purchasing, financial reporting, fiscal policies, regulation administration, audits and other services as assigned.

The Vice President, Finance and Administrative Services provides leadership and vision to the college for all phases of financial resources management in alignment with the College's mission, vision, and goals while fostering and creating an environment which strives to project and meet college and student needs. Additionally, the Vice President, Finance and Administrative Services supervises administrative functions, bookstore operations, capital projects, construction and facilities rentals, and interfaces with the District on behalf of the College.

The following duties and responsibilities are typical but not limited to the following:

  1. Formulate and implement the College resource management plan.
  2. Direct the development and control of the College budget.
  3. Provide management oversight for accounting, finance and administrative office functions, including review and documentation of procedures.
  4. Represent the College with Federal, State, and Local government entities, legal counsel, the District Office, auditors and the Chancellor’s Office of the California Community Colleges.
  5. Direct and supervise capital outlay projects and construction projects and facilities rentals.
  6. Serve on or chair various College and District committees.
  7. Assume additional managerial responsibilities as assigned.



  1. Working knowledge of all applicable laws, regulations, guidelines, and contracts, such as California Education Code, Title 5 Regulations, OSHA Regulations, Federal and State Labor laws, FA, CSEA and ACE Contract provisions.
  2. Strong knowledge of finance and accounting practices with emphasis on college resource management.
  3. District Policies and Procedures (including accounting methods and personnel procedures).
  4. Information systems, data management and other applicable computer software.
  5. Personnel management.
  6. Enrollment management as it pertains to State attendance accounting methods and audit.

Skills and Abilities:

  1. Understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socio-economic, ethnic, religious, and cultural backgrounds, disability, and sexual orientation of community college students, faculty and staff.
  2. Knowledge of principles and practices of community college business administration, community college finance, automated financial systems, accounting, budgeting, audits and financial operations, Bond management, California Education Code and other codes related to community colleges.
  3. Knowledge of principles and practices of capital project management, construction and facility supervision, and ability to implement complex tasks.
  4. Ability to relate to and effectively communicate with the community, administrators, faculty, staff, students, and the Board of Trustees.
  5. Knowledge of the mission of the California Community Colleges; Federal and California legislation, laws, regulations; processes and shared governance.
  6. Ability to cultivate and maintain collegial relationships with those contacted in the course of work, communicate effectively both orally and in writing with the public and the college community and coordinate and facilitate meetings.
  7. Ability to provide strategic financial guidance while maintaining transparent and effective systems; supporting the campus community to leverage existing resources and develop new sources of revenue; while leading and modeling a culture of responsiveness and collaboration.
  8. Commitment to the highest ethical, professional and personal standards.
  9. Proficient as a fair, respectful administrative leader and skilled manager; with proven ability to manage resources, (human, financial and physical), to maximize productivity and assure the highest quality work.
  10. Capacity to thrive in an educational environment with a dedication to student success.


  1. Understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socio-economic, ethnic, religious, and cultural backgrounds, disability, and sexual orientation of community college students, faculty and staff.
  2. Master’s degree or Active CPA License.
  3. One year of formal training, internship, leadership or administrative experience with responsibilities in budget planning and enrollment management.



  1. Typical office environment; subject to some travel to conduct work and physical activities. 

Physical Abilities:

  1. Hearing and speaking to exchange information in person and on the telephone and make presentations.
  2. Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard.
  3. Vision sufficient to read various materials.
  4. Sitting for extending periods of time.
  5. Bending at the waist.
  6. Lifting and carrying objects up to 20 lbs.


  1. A District on-line application on *In the application, you will provide information, which demonstrates your understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socio-economic, ethnic, religious, and cultural backgrounds, disability, and sexual orientation of community college students, faculty and staff.
  2. A cover letter addressing your qualifications for the position.  
  3. A current resume of all work experience, formal education and training.

If any required application materials are omitted, the committee will not review your application.  Items not required (including reference letters) will not be accepted.  For full-consideration, all application packets must be received by 11:59 pm on the closing date.  

Please allow yourself ample time to complete your application and resolve any technical difficulties that may arise with your submission.  We do not guarantee a response to application questions within 48 hours of the closing date.  You may also visit our “Applicant Information” to assist with technical difficulties at:

Position: Full-Time, Permanent, 12-months per year
Starting date:  As soon as possible upon completion of the search process.

Annual salary plus benefits; excellent benefits package which includes coverage for employee and eligible dependents, dental, vision care, employee assistance program, long term disability, retirement benefits and basic life insurance.

For information on our benefits package that includes medical for employees and dependents, visit our web site:

Persons with disabilities who require reasonable accommodation to complete the employment process must notify Employment Services no later than the closing date of the announcement.

The successful applicant will be required to provide proof of authorization to work in the U.S.

The Foothill-De Anza Community College District does not reimburse applicants for travel, lodging or any other costs incurred by applicant to attend interviews.  All interviewing costs incurred will be the responsibility of the applicant.

For more information about our application process contact:

Employment Services
Foothill-De Anza Community College District
12345 El Monte Road
Los Altos Hills, California 94022
(650) 949-6217



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Foothill-De Anza Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of ethnic group identification, race, color, language, accent, immigration status, ancestry, national origin, age, gender, religion, sexual orientation, transgender, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, and physical or mental disability consistent with applicable federal and state laws. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self disclose.

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