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Director, Administration and Finance
Title:Director, Administration and Finance
Department:Community College
Location:801 North Capitol Street

Number of Vacancies: 1

Area of Consideration: Open To The Public 

Position Status: Full-Time, Regular

Pay Plan, Series & Grade:

Salary Range: $84,955- $88,287

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Location: 801 North Capitol Street NE, Washington, DC 20002

Brief Description of Duties

The Director for Administration and Finance for the University of the District of Columbia Community College (UDC-CC) reports to the Chief Community College Officer (CCCO). This position serves as the principal aide to the CCCO. The Director for Administration and Finance is responsible for central coordination of all financial activities and serves as the CCCO’s strategic liaison with University officials. The Director for Administration and Finance directs business programs, provides financial services and information, and serves as a resource to strategic objectives by planning, developing, implementing, evaluating and maintaining fiscal services in compliance with District laws and established guidelines, policies and procedures. The Director for Administration and Finance serves as a key member of the CCCO’s executive leadership team.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

1. Manages all facets of business operations of the Office of the CCCO, ensuring compliance with University, District, and federal laws; policies; regulations; and operating agreements. Includes management of staff, budgets, administration, and policies and procedures.
2. Collaborates with Community College leadership and senior management in institutional planning. Provides integrated policy analysis and strategic consultation to the CCCO and senior leadership on major issues effecting the institution. Responsible for ensuring optimal deployment of the Office of the CCCO’s resources to ensure compliance with financial guidelines.
3. Assists the CCCO in facilitating all executive leadership meetings.
4. Prepares and contributes to the preparation of reports, briefings, presentations, and responses on institutional and strategic issues.
5. Directs, manages, coordinates and establishes the Community College institutional budget, including local, federal and private grant dollars.
6. Collaborates with the University Offices of Finance and Budget, Procurement and Human Resources to monitor financial and procurement information as it relates to personnel services (PS) and non-personnel services (NPS) data.
7. Manages and supervises Community College finance staff.
8. Develops multi-year budget plans and coordinates implementation of annual budgets based upon the Community College strategic plan. Prepares analysis of program cost and methods of financing, including long range projections and requirements.
9. Researches and analyzes a variety of financial documents/information, including fund balances, cash management, revenues, expenditures, and cost projections in order to identify discrepancies and provide direction and support, make recommendations, and maximize the use of funds to ensure that institutional operations are effective and efficient.
10. Manages and monitors budget allocations and other budget and financial activities to ensure that allocations are accurate, revenues are recorded and expenditures are within fiscal limits and established fiscal guidelines.
11. Responsible for implementing financial and administrative policies and procedures to meet deadlines, to improve productivity, and make efficient use of resources.
12. Prepares financial reports for presentation to Community College staff and faculty as well as UDC officials.
13. Establishes and maintains internal financial control systems that provide for compliance and accountability of funds.
14. Directs the budgetary process in purchasing and supply management. Responsible for managing all Community College purchase card budgets, expenditures and reconciliation.
15. In conjunction with the Director of Operations, reviews the capital improvement plan for consistency with the annual operating and capital budget.
16. Oversees the reconciliation of reports between the Banner ERP system and the DC government PeopleSoft system used by Human Resources to ensure accuracy.
17. Assists in the acquisition of federal grants, local grants, corporation contributions and foundation grants in support of the Community’s College.
18. Serves on a variety of committees in varying capacities. Attends meetings, conferences, and seminars to keep abreast of trends and current developments in relevant areas of program responsibility.
19. Coordinates special projects on behalf of the CCCO, which may often include senior leadership at the institution.

Minimum Job Requirements

  1. Master’s degree in business, higher education administration, or related field
  2. Minimum of five (5) years of experience in financial and administrative management, preferably at a community college
  3. Minimum of three (3) years of supervisory experience

Information to Applicant

Collective Bargaining Unit (Union): This position is not part of the collective bargaining unit.  

Employment Benefits: Selectee will be eligible for health and life insurance, annual (vacation) and sick leave and will be covered under the University of the District of Columbia' s retirement plan (TIAA).

Equal Opportunity Employer: The District of Columbia Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, matriculation, physical handicap, or political affiliation.

Notice of Non-Discrimination: In accordance with the D.C. Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Official Code, Section 2-1401.01 et. seq., (Act) the University of the District of Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived actual race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, marital status, personal appearance, genetic information, familial status, source of income, status as a victim of an intrafamily offense, place of residence or business,  or status as a covered veteran, as provided for and to the extent required by District and Federal statutes and regulations. Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination which is also prohibited by the Act.  In addition, harassment based on any of the above protected categories is prohibited by the Act.  Discrimination in violation of the Act will not be tolerated.  Violators will be subject to disciplinary action.

Veterans Preference:  Applicants claiming veterans preference must submit official proof at the time of application.

Visa Sponsorship: At this time, the University of the District of Columbia does not provide sponsorship for visas (e.g. H-1B). This position is also ineligible for Optional Practical Training (OPT).

Residency Preference: A person applying for a position who is a bona fide District resident at the time of application for the position, may be awarded a 10-point residency preference over non-District applicants, unless the person declines the preference points. If selected, the person shall be required to present no less than 8 proofs of bona fide District residency on or before the effective date of the appointment and maintain such residency for 7 consecutive years from the effective date of the appointment. Failure to maintain bona fide District residency for the 7-year period will result in forfeiture of employment.

Drug-Free Workplace: Pursuant to the requirements of the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, the individual selected to fill this position will, as a condition of employment, be required to notify his/her immediate supervisor, in writing, not later than five (5) days after conviction of any criminal drug statute occurring in the workplace.

Background Investigation: Employment with the University of the District of Columbia is contingent upon a satisfactory background investigation.  The determination of a "satisfactory background investigation" is made at the sole discretion of the University of the District of Columbia.  The University may refuse to hire a finalist, rescind an offer of employment to a finalist or review and may terminate the employment of a current employee based on the results of a background investigation.

Disposition of Resume: Resumes received outside the area of consideration and/or after the closing date will not be given consideration. You must resubmit your resume to receive consideration for any subsequent advertised position vacancies. For the purpose of employment, resumes are not considered job applications. Therefore, if selected for employment a UDC application will be required.

Job Offers: Official Job Offers are made by the University of the District of Columbia, Office of Talent Management only.

Contact Information:  All inquiries related to employment and job applications should be directed to UDC Office of Talent Management at (202) 274-5380.

The University of the District of Columbia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For a full version of the University’s EO Policy Statement, please visit: .

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