ANTICIPATED START DATE: Fall 2020
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s degree in an appropriate field with five or more years of related experience in higher education or academic administration, and at least three years of supervisory experience; or a combination of education, training and experience that would provide the competencies required for successful performance of the position’s essential duties.
Incumbents are required to have demonstrated advanced knowledge, skills and abilities in the following areas:
- Budget and fiscal management;
- Facilities and Capital Planning and Management;
- Campus Operations and Security; Higher education administration;
- Supervision and training;
- Experience working in Higher Education;
- Strong information technology literacy and effective oral and written communications skills are required;
- Ability to communicate and work effectively with an ethnically and culturally diverse campus community, including the demonstrated ability to respond to and work with diverse and varied student populations.
Substitution Allowed: Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this position and by providing appropriate references. Exceptions to the degree requirements may be made for compelling reasons.
- PhD; Two years’ experience in budget preparation, financial management or operations including budget responsibility;
- Knowledge of and ability to apply relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations;
- Ability to analyze budgetary and financial management problems accurately and develop effective courses of action;
- Experience with Microsoft Excel and/or Access, including manipulating data sets and analytical experience in education policy and funding;
- Knowledge of emergency preparedness policies and procedures.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Under the direction of the CEO of the College, the Associate Dean of Campus Operations is accountable for the day-to-day campus environment and provides leadership, general direction, and administration of the campus’ facilities, maintenance and custodial services, cashier and business office, information technology, emergency preparedness, and auxiliary services (e.g. campus security, bookstore, and food services). The incumbent will also assist the President in managing the overall budget and serves as a liaison with appropriate local, State, and College officials. Duties include, but not limited to, the following: budget preparation and management of cash and fiscal affairs, facilities operation, improvement and acquisition; equipment procurement/fixed asset management; emergency preparedness/campus safety; information services/internal communications, and operation of auxiliary services. Incumbent may be required to make public presentations to key officials, organize campus events, and move around campus for operating responsibilities.
In addition to the accountabilities listed above, the Associate Dean of Campus Operations is required to carry out the essential duties of attendance and participation at convocation and commencement ceremonies; service on assigned committees and task forces; attendance and participation at committee, staff, informational and professional meetings. May require travel to off-campus locations and may work some evenings and/or weekends.
ANNUAL SALARY RANGE: $75,969 – $98,739 approximate annual salary, with full benefits package.
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: To apply, you must submit a cover letter and resume via the HCC Careers Portal at https://careers.housatonic.edu. Incomplete and late submissions will not be considered and links to other sources to view resumes are not acceptable.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 10, 2020
All employment, if offered, is contingent upon proof of citizenship or employability under the requirement of the Immigration and Control Act (IRCA) and the successful passing of a background check.
Housatonic Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or criminal record. The following individual has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:
Equal Employment Opportunity Officer
900 Lafayette Boulevard
Bridgeport, CT 06604 (203) 332-5013