Vice President-Administrative Services

Lincoln Land Community College

Springfield, IL

ID: 7056379
Posted: March 8, 2019
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Lincoln Land Community College (LLCC) invites applications for the position of Vice President, Administrative Services. LLCC is a fully accredited, public comprehensive community college serving approximately 15,000 credit and non-credit students in 161 degree and completion programs. LLCC’s 220-acre main campus is in Springfield, the state capitol of Illinois. That, plus 7 additional locations, allows us to serve 15 counties covering 4,115 sq. miles in central Illinois. The total college budget for the current academic year is approximately $81 million.

Reporting directly to the President, the Vice President serves as the Chief Financial Officer of the college and provides leadership, direction and assessment for all administrative and institutional support services of the district. Essential responsibilities include the leadership, direction, oversight and support of the following functions: financial management, including annual budget, investments, accounting and purchasing, facilities services, construction, police, labor relations, auxiliary services and contracts. The successful candidate will have a strategic vision for, not only the functional areas reporting to the position, but for the college as a whole and the ability to clearly articulate that vision. The ability to work collegially and collaboratively across the institution is a critical success factor for this leadership role.

A master’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, or a closely related field is required. Candidates with higher education administration coursework will be viewed favorably. Candidates with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance or closely related field AND extensive, relevant experience may be considered in lieu of a master’s degree. Additional qualifications include 6-8 years of progressively responsible experience in financial management, preferably in higher education; 6 years of supervisory experience, preferably in a collective bargaining environment; and experience in negotiating contracts. Strong leadership, management, organizational, interpersonal and motivational skills are essential. Preferred qualifications include previous community college finance experience and executive-level experience.

Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check and drug screen. The full position description, qualifications and application can be accessed at This position will be open until filled; however, interested applicants should apply online no later than Friday, April 12, 2019 to be considered during the initial review window.


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