Henderson Community College serves approximately 1,500 credit, dual credit, adult education and workforce development students each semester in a three-county region of Northwest Kentucky. Henderson is one of 16 colleges in the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS). The college and its faculty and staff are focused on student and community development and success. HCC is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
Reporting directly to the college President/CEO, the Chief Business Officer will provide collaborative senior leadership in the planning, implementation and supervision of the business affairs functions of the college which advance the vision, values and mission of the college. The Chief Business Officer facilitates effective and efficient fiscal processes and procedures that promote financial integrity and accountability across the college, and guides the senior leadership team.
In collaboration with the leadership team and personnel in other units of the college, the Chief Business Officer provides overall leadership and oversight of the business affairs operations, maintenance and operations department, safety and security department and the technology solutions department.
Oversight and support for the Maintenance and Operations department and personnel which includes the maintenance of grounds, facilities, and all major maintenance projects.
Management of Business Affairs department, Safety and Security department and Technology Solutions, department and personnel.
Developing, recommending and implementing guidelines, processes and procedures for the college's business and financial functions in addition to allocating resources according to the college's mission, goals, and objectives.
Federal and State Responsibilities:
Ensures financial responsibility and control by providing custody, accountability, receipt and disbursement of the institution funds for all programs and budget.
Communicating regularly with all areas of the college to ensure compliance with fiscal policies of KCTCS and accreditation agencies.
Adhering to all KCTCS fiscal policies and procedures, and responding appropriately to operational issues.
Compiling the facilities management and capital plan components of the strategic needs analysis.
Coordinating safety practices and developing safety policies for the college
Consulting with management on day-to-day operational issues.
Ensures institution has adequate physical facilities and resources on and off campus that serves the institutions programs, support services and other activities.
A strong focus on student success;
Modeling leadership behavior that is consistent with the college's values;
Active participation in the development and implementation of the college's strategic plan, institutional effectiveness plan, and strategic needs analysis;
Keep the college compliant with discipline and regional accreditation guidelines for financial operations and budgets.
Adherence to the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) policy and procedures for GASB accounting principles;
Participation and leadership within KCTCS committees including the Business Affairs Team and Crisis Management (Safety) Team;
Involvement in the life of the college community through participation and presence in a wide variety of activities.
An earned master's degree in Accounting, Business Management, or related field and a minimum 5 years' experience in progressively responsible leadership positions or equivalent;
Significant work experience within the community and technical college sector is highly desired; and
Management of large budgets at an organizational level.
Collaborative leadership style within a multi-faceted organization that builds institutional and individual capacity.
Passionate commitment to the college's vision, mission, and values and the community college concept.
Strong commitment to financial security, integrity, and accountability.
Appreciation of and ability to use transparent data-driven decision making and information sharing.
Effective oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
Application Deadline: June 30, 2021
To Apply: Please visit our website to make application online:
In addition, please upload a letter of interest, resume and transcripts.
Applicants will be notified if selected for an interview. Search may be extended if additional candidates are needed.
Internal Number: 69348
About Henderson Community College
Henderson Community College offers a high-quality, targeted education to meet the professional and personal goals of all Kentuckians.In the fall of 1960, the Northwest Center of the University of Kentucky opened its doors for the first time to 256 Henderson, Union, and Webster County residents. In 1964, the Northwest Center became Henderson Community College (HCC), a charter member of the University of Kentucky Community College System.HCC currently enrolls more than 2200 students in academic, technical and transfer programs and provides training for more than 4,000 citizens through its continuing education program.Henderson Community College became a member of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System in 1998.