The Nebraska State College System (NSCS) invites applications for the position of Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration. The position reports directly to the Chancellor and is based at the system office in Lincoln, Nebraska.
The Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration (VCFA) provides leadership, direction, management, and coordination of the system's fiscal affairs, including budget development and control, operational resource allocation, oversight of bond matters, business operations, accounting operations and like activities. The VCFA participates in policy formation and establishes financial and administrative procedures. In addition, the VCFA provides support to the Chancellor in legislative matters.
The VCFA provides staff support to the Fiscal Facilities and Audit Committee of the Board of Trustees, the Chancellor, and the Council of Presidents on fiscal and administrative issues. The position chairs the Council of Business Officers and acts as manager of the Nebraska State College Facilities Corporation. The position provides direct supervision to the Director of Systemwide Accounting and the Director of Financial Operations.
Candidates for the position should have graduated from an accredited institution with a master’s degree in business, management, administration, or related field, and have a minimum of 7 years of full-time progressively responsible administrative experience in finance, budgeting, accounting, and audit processes in a public higher education setting. This position will require travel to the three State Colleges, and will include overnight stays.
Preferred leadership characteristics include evidence of effective and sound fiscal management, excellent interpersonal and written communication skills, highly developed analytical and problem-solving skills, and solid professional integrity.
About Nebraska State College System
Located in Lincoln, Nebraska, and established in 1867, the Board of Trustees of the Nebraska State Colleges is the governing board for three state colleges; Chadron State, Peru State, and Wayne State. An established partner within the rural communities they serve, the colleges provide an engaging, personalized, and rewarding college experience. The NSCS is committed to providing a high-quality four-year education that is affordable and accessible to all students. To learn more about the NSCS, visit www.nscs.edu.