BMC. Vice President for Finance and Administration

FUNCTION: To provide executive leadership and administrative direction for business and business related functions of the College; determine possible alternative funding methods for accomplishing the goals of the College; develop and maintain accounting and fiscal policies adopted by the Board of Regents; direct the management of the college’s physical facilities and technology infrastructure; serve as the administrator of the South Plains College Employee Pension Plan. To fulfill other college finance and administrative functions as requested by the President of the College.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Coordinates and supervises the specific functions and activities of the Business Office, Purchasing Office, Information Services Office, Administrative Computer Center, Physical Plant, Copy Center and College Post Office, Food Service and College Bookstore.

Works closely with the President and the Executive Council to compile and publish the annual operating budget and assist the President in presenting the budget to the Board of Regents.

Maintains and controls budget matters and offers any analyses requested by the Board of Regents or the President.

Provides fiscal reports as requested by the Board of Regents, President, administration, state agencies or federal agencies.

Supervises the management of investments and the inventory of plant assets.

Provide for the fiscal management of externally funded grants and contracts.

Prepares the Legislative Appropriations Request for submission to the Legislative Budget Board prior to each legislative session.

Responsible for all reporting functions to local, state and national agencies on fiscal affairs, including the Report on Fundable Operating Expenses required annually by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

Coordinates the development and compilation of institutional policies and procedures and assists other administrators in communicating them to faculty and staff.

Serves as the elections administrator for the Board of Regents and College District.

Directs all insurance matters, including property and non-property.

Serves as a permanent member of the Executive Council and Administrative Council.

Perform other duties assigned by the President.

EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with a major in Accounting required. Master’s degree in Business Administration or CPA designation preferred.

EXPERIENCE: At least five years as the chief fiscal officer for a community college or equivalent-sized business or minimum seven years work experience as person responsible for all accounting functions for an institution of higher education.

DIRECT REPORTS: Controller; Director of Purchasing; Director of the Physical Plant; Associate Dean of Information Services; Administrative Assistant to the Vice President for Finance and Administration.