Vice President of Administration

Job description

Dutchess Community College(DCC) invites applications and nominations for the Vice President of Administration. Reporting directly to the President and serving as an integral member of the senior leadership team, the Vice President of Administration (VPA) will play a significant role as a collaborative leader and strategic partner in shaping the future of DCC.

As one of the most highly regarded community colleges in the State University of New York system, DCC is located on 130 acres in the Town of Poughkeepsie, in the scenic and historic mid-Hudson Valley. Founded in 1957, DCC serves as the community college for both Dutchess and Putnam and draws students from surrounding counties and beyond. A satellite site, in the town of Wappingers Falls, provides additional access to those at the southern end of the county.

It is one of the largest employers in Dutchess County and plays a vital role in local economic development and the community’s cultural and social environment. The College offers more than 50 academic programs. A.A. and A.S. programs designed for transfer comprise the majority of offerings, with A.A.S. and certificate programs providing additional options for those who wish to enter the workforce after graduation.

The DCC main campus is situated on a hill and is sprawling and picturesque. Impressive landscaping and a $2.6 million collection of artwork – including large-scale outdoor sculptures – create an enriching environment for students, faculty, staff and visitors.

Eleven principal buildings comprise the College facilities. The most recent addition to the campus is Conklin Hall, a 465-bed, suite-style residence hall owned and operated by the DCC Association and located at the north end of campus. Other building on campus include halls for classrooms and laboratories, state of the art science, mathematics and art classrooms, administrative offices, cafeteria, athletics, library, a student service center, a center for business and industry, and a day care center.

The successful candidate will welcome the opportunity to join a culture that is both collaborative and consensus driven and one in which the ability to forge strong working relationships and partnerships across divisions is particularly valued. Primary responsibilities include oversight of strategic financial planning and analysis of resource use and development; partnering in budget planning and oversight of budget implementation; student financial services; risk management; accounting, procurement, and business services; internal audit; facilities planning, construction, and operations; human resource services and employee relations; institutional technology; and environmental health and safety services.

Completed applications are due by April 5, 2019. Please review the Executive Search Profile for the position's unique opportunities and qualifications, as well as application procedures. Submit your application securely through our website by clicking here, (or use the link: or at the email address below.

Confidential nominations can be made here: Nomination Form

RH Perry & Associates is assisting Dutchess Community College with this search. All confidential communications may be directed to our search team: Mr. Jesse M. Thompson, Senior Consultant and Director of Community College Search, at (617) 901-4880, or Paul Doeg, President and COO, at (406) 220-2129 or to [email protected].





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Posted: 3/19/2019
Application Due: 5/18/2019
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