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Executive Director, Financial Services

Executive Director, Financial Services

West Valley-Mission Community College District

Closing Date: 7/20/2020

The District Finance Department is seeking a talented leader to fill the position of Executive Director, Financial Services.

Comprised of two colleges, West Valley College and Mission College, we are located in the heart of Silicon Valley. Our staff and faculty are among the most qualified in the state and our students appreciate our two colleges for our friendly staff and supportive atmosphere.

The purpose of this position is to provide leadership and to plan, organize, direct, and review the activities and operations of the fiscal services division including accounting, budget and payroll; to coordinate assigned activities with other divisions and outside agencies; and to provide highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Associate Vice Chancellor, Finance & Administration.

Applicants who possess the knowledge, skills, and life experiences to address the cultural and educational needs of a culturally diverse student population are encouraged to apply.

100% of full time, 40 hours per week, 12 months per year, with anticipated start date of September 2, 2020. Schedule may change to include some evening or weekend hours, as needed. This position is a Classified Administrator and part of the Administrative employee unit.

Work Location: District Finance office, located on the campus of West Valley College, Saratoga, CA.

Salary and Benefits:
  • Anticipated Hiring Range: $164,073-$174,741 annually (Administrative Salary Schedule, Range 28, Steps A-C).
  • Annual salary step increases to maximum of salary range, $204,547 (Administrative Salary Schedule, Range 28, Step G).
  • Salary shown includes a 5% salary increase effective July 1, 2020.

Benefits include:
  • Additional compensation: $1,500 for doctorate added to base salary annually, to be prorated on a monthly basis.
  • Employer-contributed medical, dental and vision for employee, spouse and/or dependents.
  • Employer-paid long term disability for employee.
  • Employer-provided life insurance.
  • 13 paid holidays, plus 1 floating holiday annually; paid non-workdays between Christmas and New Year.
  • 22 days vacation leave accrued annually (25 days after 5 years).
  • 12 days sick leave accrued annually.
  • Personal necessity leave and personal business leave.
  • Professional development and renewal leave.
  • $500 longevity award annually after 10 years of service and $1,000 longevity award annually after 15 years of service.
  • CalPERS retirement.

Minimum Qualifications:
Any combination of experience and education that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be:

1. Understanding of, and sensitivity to the diverse academic, socio-economic, ethnic, religious and cultural backgrounds, disability, and sexual orientation of community college students, faculty and staff.

2. Equivalent to a Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in business administration, finance, accounting or a related field. A Masters degree is desirable.

3. Seven years of increasingly responsible experience in financial management, budget and accounting, including two years of administrative and management responsibility.

Examples of Duties and Responsibilities:
Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Develop, plan, and implement division goals and objectives; recommend and administer policies and procedures.
  • Coordinate division activities with those of other divisions, departments, and outside agencies and organizations; provide staff assistance to the Chancellor and Vice Chancellor; prepare and present staff reports and other necessary correspondence.
  • Direct, oversee, and participate in the development of the divisions work plan; assign work activities, projects, and programs; monitor workflow; review and evaluate work products, methods, and procedures.
  • Supervise and participate in the development and administration of the fiscal services and district-wide budget; direct the forecast of additional funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials and supplies; monitor and approve expenditures; implement mid-year adjustments.
  • Address audit findings and work with auditors to record General Accounting Standards Board (GASB) adjustment entries.
  • Select, train, motivate, and evaluate staff; provide or coordinate staff training; conduct performance evaluations; implement discipline procedures; maintain discipline and high standards necessary for the efficient and professional operation of the division.
  • Plan, organize, coordinate, and direct the districts budget development process; develop and implement procedures, timelines, and formats related to budget preparation and maintenance.
  • Direct the timely preparation of district payrolls for full-time and part-time classified and academic staff in accordance with established schedules, district policies, state laws, and pertinent collective bargaining agreements.
  • Prepare and review financial analyses for labor negotiations.
  • Represent the division to outside groups and organizations; participate in outside community and professional groups and committees; provide technical assistance as necessary.
  • Research and prepare technical and administrative reports and studies; prepare written correspondence as necessary; ensure compliance with state, federal and local reporting requirements.
  • Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other district employees, and the public using principles of good customer service.
  • Foster an environment that embraces diversity, integrity, trust, and respect.
  • Be an integral team player, which involves flexibility, cooperation, and communication.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.

For more information on this position and to apply, please visit our website at the following link:

Applicants who, due to a disability, require accommodations to complete the application, testing or interview process, please contact Human Resources at (408) 7412174 to arrange for assistance.

West Valley-Mission Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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West Valley-Mission Community College District 
Location: SaratogaCA 95070
Document ID: AE253-3CGP  
Job Type:  Regular

Job Schedule: Full-time

Posted on: 2020-07-0407/04/2020

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