Budget/Finance Director, Colorado Mountain College, Glenwood Springs, CO

Glenwood Springs, CO
$78,510 -$87,233 per year
Apr 19, 2017
Institution Type
Community College
The College Colorado Mountain College (CMC) is a local district college with 11 campus locations spanning 12,000 square miles of the picturesque central Rockies. CMC offers five bachelor’s degrees, 54 associate degrees, and 77 certificate programs as well as on-line degree programs, a wide range of non-credit and life-long learning courses, and extensive dual enrollment opportunities through close partnerships with dozens of school districts. CMC prepares Colorado’s workforce through apprenticeships, internships, experiential, and outdoor learning in beautiful mountain settings. Uniquely financed largely by local property taxes, CMC is uniquely positioned to be entrepreneurial, nimble, responsive to community and workforce needs, and to fulfill its vision to be “…the most inclusive and innovative student-centered college in the nation, elevating the economic, social, cultural, and environmental vitality of our beautiful Rocky Mountain communities.” Colorado Mountain College is located in Steamboat Springs, Rifle, Carbondale, Glenwood Springs (downtown), Glenwood Springs-Spring Valley, Aspen, the Vail Valley, Dillon, Breckenridge, Leadville and Buena Vista. Of these locations, our three campuses in Spring Valley, Leadville and Steamboat Springs are residential. The college’s Central Services administrative offices, which serve all other locations, are located in downtown Glenwood Springs. Colorado Mountain College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. The college has been offering classes since 1967 and celebrates its 50th Anniversary this year. To find out more about the history of the college during this milestone year, please visit: www.CMCBecauseOfYou.org. For general information about CMC, its programs, locations, students, faculty, and offerings, go to: www.coloradomtn.edu. Glenwood Springs, Colorado Glenwood Springs sits at the confluence of the Colorado and Roaring Fork rivers. Originally inhabited by nomadic Ute Indian tribes, Glenwood Springs became fueled by tourism, coal mining, farming and ranching, commerce and outdoor recreation. Today, Glenwood Springs is the county seat and most populous city of Garfield County, Colorado. Glenwood Springs is home to the Colorado Mountain College Central Services Administrative team. The Position Under the direction of the Vice President of Fiscal Affairs, the Budget/Finance Director plans, develops, prepares, and manages the college wide budget and priorities. This involves working with and presenting to the Board of Trustees and executive leadership. Also, provides technical budget and accounting expertise, financial analysis, and coordination of the audit. Manages banking, investments and cash flows. Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to working in a culturally competent environment and the ability to effectively work with students, employees, and community members having diverse backgrounds. Bilingual (English/Spanish) or conversational language abilities may be helpful. View/Download job description for the Budget/Finance Director at www.coloradomtn.edu/employment Requirements: Education and experience to meet the rigors of the position, for example: a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution and five years related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Degree in a related field preferred. Special Skills or abilities directly applicable to the position: Knowledge of: in-depth understanding of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP); supervisory principles and practices; and experience with standard Microsoft Office software products. Advanced Excel skills highly preferred. CPA highly preferred. Please see the job description for additional detail. Apply Online at www.coloradomtn.edu/employment . Please provide a letter of interest, a resume, and a list of three professional references. CMC is an EOE committed to diversifying its workforce. Review of application material will begin May 8, 2017.