Finance & Operations Manager (Temporary)

Finance & Operations Manager (Temporary)

San Mateo County Community College District

Posting Number: 2014550S

Department: Administrative Services SKY (DEPT)

Location: Skyline College

Position Number: TBD

Percentage of Full Time: 100%

Months per Year: 12

Salary Range: $138,576 (annual) - $175,560 (annual)

Position Type: Staff & Admin

General Statement:

San Mateo County Community College District values the principles of diversity and equity. We provide our students with a rich and dynamic learning community that embraces differences, emphasizing collaboration and engaging students in and out of the classroom, encouraging them to realize their goals, and to become critical thinkers and socially responsible leaders.

Reporting to the Vice President of Administrative Services, this position is responsible for coordinating, managing, and developing college guidelines and procedures related to fiscal processes, contracts, service agreements, grant development, communications, and strategic relations. Responsible for ensuring efficient and legal standards; maintenance of college processes in compliance with federal guidelines, state law, and Board policy. The position also coordinates special projects in a variety of areas, including facilities, construction, evening services, and emergency preparedness. Public contact is extensive, and involves staff, faculty, students, vendors, contractors, outside educational institutions and businesses, community representatives, and governmental agencies for the purpose of exchanging policy and procedural information. A high degree of independent judgment and creativity are required to resolve minor and major problems that arise. The Finance & Operations Manager supervises and directs the work of professional, paraprofessional, clerical and other staff, and student assistants as assigned. This position classification is a classified exempt position.

Minimum Qualifications:

• A combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in business administration or a closely related field
• Three years of full-time managerial experience related to the administrative assignment
• Demonstrated cultural competence, sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

1. Knowledge of the philosophy, mission, and goals of the community college
2. Knowledge of District demographics and applicable policies and procedures
3. Knowledge of public policy issues as they relate to education
4. Knowledge of state and federal laws, such as Title 5, Education Code, and Government Code, as well as policies, programs, regulations and services related to education
5. Skill in analyzing data and information from diverse sources to create comprehensive plans and to provide appropriate interpretation of federal, state, and local laws and regulations
6. Skill in the use of computerized information and systems and their use in analysis and reporting
7. Knowledge of integrated planning and development of resources and facilities
8. Knowledge of institutional research models and implementation strategies
9. Skill in respectful and sensitive communication with people who are diverse in their academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds; sensitivity to the value in, and issues related to, successfully serving a culturally diverse student population
10. Skill in strategic planning technology and methodologies, including facilitation of group planning activities
11. Skill in oral communication, including public speaking
12. Skill in written communication
13. Skill in directing, coordinating, and evaluating the work of others
14. Demonstrated skill in working successfully with a team of employees to establish goals, motivate, evaluate, and meet deadlines
15. Ability to provide leadership to, and work effectively as part of, an educational leadership team

Preferred Qualifications:

Benefits: Benefits include paid holidays, vacation and sick leave. The District pays all or a portion of monthly medical plan premiums (depending on the coverage) and pays all of the monthly dental and vision plan premiums for employees and eligible dependents. Additional paid benefits include life insurance, salary continuance insurance, and an Employee Assistance Program. Classified employees participate in the Public Employees’ Retirement System, a defined-benefit retirement plan through the State of California. Optional tax-deferred 403(b) and 457 retirement plans are also available.

First Review Date: 02/19/2018

Open Until Filled: Yes

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The San Mateo County Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks to employ individuals who represent the rich diversity of cultures, language groups, and abilities of its surrounding communities.


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