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CCRI seeks a bold and innovative leader to join our vibrant and diverse community, named the nation's "2-year College of the Year" by Education Dive: Higher Ed, a leading industry news publisher, in 2019.

Driving equity and excellence in student success and business administration, this individual will serve on the President’s Senior Leadership Team and lead strategic financial management, human resources, public safety, physical plant and capital projects for the college with a high degree of integrity, accountability, and transparency. Representing CCRI as a liaison to leaders across state government, including the RI Governor's Office and the RI Council on Postsecondary Education, the Vice President will also advise CCRI’s senior leadership team on matters regarding laws, regulations, and legislative processes affecting financial affairs.

This individual will: 

  • Supervise and coordinate the College’s Controller’s Office, Human Resources, Business Office, Budget, Physical Plant and Capital Projects, Purchasing, Payroll, and Campus Police functions to achieve optimum efficiency and effectiveness in operations.


  • Direct the overall development and organization of administration and finance functions to respond to and meet existing and prospective administrative needs of the College.


  • Oversee formulation of College fiscal policy, including budget development, investment, long and short-term financing arrangements, debt management, and business enterprise development


  • Ensure legal and regulatory compliance regarding all financial functions, including maintenance of relevant documentation.


  • Coordinate and direct the planning, financing, and implementation of all College capital improvement, new construction, major renovations, facilities expansion, and property acquisition to meet College needs, given existing financial constraints.


  • Coordinate all College business and financial affairs functions with the appropriate staff of the Council on Postsecondary Education and the State Department of Administration.


  • Provide regular updates regarding administration and financial matters to the Council, Governor’s Office, and elected leaders.


  • Serve as the college’s representative with collective bargaining units and during the negotiation process.


  • Provide senior leadership support to the college’s shared governance process.


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Community College of Rhode Island, the largest public, two-year, degree granting college in New England, offers educational opportunities for all Rhode Islanders and is the state’s only public comprehensive associate degree-granting institution.community_college_of_rhode_island1.jpg

The College provides a variety of career, technical and academic programs at four main campuses in Warwick, Lincoln, Providence and Newport. A secondary Providence Campus is located in the historic Shepard Building in the heart of downtown Providence and courses are also offered at a satellite facility in Westerly.

CCRI offers more than 80 degree and certificate programs to its approximately 18,000 students and its non-credit classes for workforce training or personal enrichment through the Center for Workforce and Community Education receive more than 32,000 registrations annually.

Thirty percent of recent CCRI graduates who are continuing their education at least part time are attending more than 50 colleges or universities across the country and also are working at least part time. More than 92 percent of recent graduates are employed, continuing their education or a combination of both.community_college_of_rhode_island3.jpg

Community College of Rhode Island grants the Associate in Arts (A.A.), the Associate in Science (A.S.), the Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.), the Associate in Applied Science in Technical Studies (A.A.S.-T.S.) and the Associate in Fine Arts (A.F.A.) degrees. Several one-year certificates are also awarded.

CCRI opens its facilities for public use, sponsors programs on issues of public concern, and offers workshops and seminars for small businesses, for government agencies and for individuals seeking to improve their skills or enhance their lives.

In every sense, CCRI strives to be Rhode Island's community college meeting the educational needs of the people of this state.community_college_of_rhode_island2.jpg


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