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Vice President for Administration and Finance 

Category Administration  

Position Title:

Vice President for Administration and Finance

Reports To:

College President

Position Status:

Administrative, Exempt, Full-Time, 37.5 hrs/wk, 12 Months per year


Administrative Level E

Bargaining Unit/Division:

Not Applicable

Position Description:

Responsible for all business, financial, facilities management, asset control, auxiliary enterprises purchasing, computer operations and personnel functions. Responsible for long-range planning and budget development. Coordinates the implementation of college policy and procedures, staff professional development, and special projects as directed.

Position Qualifications:

  1. Master’s Degree in Accounting, Business Administration or related field required or Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration or related field with a CPA/CMA required.
  2. Minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in management with solid organizational skills.
  3. Strong team-building experiences and interpersonal skills (Community college setting preferred).
  4. A working knowledge of technology and appropriate current applications as used in a modern business/college environment.
Position Requirements

Position Responsibilities:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Responsible for administering, in conformity with policy:
    1. Business and financial operations of the College
    2. Development and operation of physical facilities.
    3. Auxiliary Enterprises including bookstore, food service, etc.
    4. Computing and Information Systems
    5. Human Resources
    6. Purchasing
    7. Strategic Planning and Research
    8. Financial Aid
    9. Wellness Center
  2. Recommends to the President, and through him to the Board of Trustees, matters of financial and business policy.
  3. Meets and provides leadership in institutional planning, management and budget preparation with the Executive Council.
  4. Develops and coordinates basic methods, practices and procedures necessary in the financial and business operations of the College.
  5. Prepares the annual budget for review by the President, after consultation with the Deans and other concerned individuals and/or groups.
  6. Prepares and/or reviews, prior to their filing, all financial contracts or agreements pertaining to the College and is responsible for collection of all revenues.
  7. Establishes and administers the controls required to safeguard the assets of the College and to insure their conservation and effective utilization.
  8. Advises the President of the necessary physical development of the campus and the need for new and replacement equipment and formulates for his consideration the necessary financial plans to insure adequate funds to meet those requirements.
  9. Furnishes functional guidance, supervision and coordination of activities for the following positions: Controller, Director of Facilities Management, Director of Human Resources, Director of Office Information Technology, Assistant Controller/Payroll Manager, Director of Financial Aid and the Director of the Wellness Center.
  10. Promotes the most efficient and practical utilization of all College facilities to maximize the level of academic and community service.
  11. Insures that all reports pertaining to the business and financial operations of the College, required by local, state or federal agencies, are submitted on a timely basis.
  12. Assists in the negotiation and oversight of union contracts.
  13. Represents the College at business and professional meetings and in various local, state, regional and national forums.
  14. Provides effective leadership, communication and a customer service perspective within the Administrative Services division and with other administrative areas and the President; promotes good public relations and liaison with communities served by the College and with public and private institutions and agencies which pertain to the College.
  15. Responsible for an ongoing, effective program of staff development for all personnel of Administrative Services division, in accordance with the College policies, needs and resources.
  16. Evaluates all personnel reporting directly to the Vice President, regularly confers with them and helps to develop plans for improved job performance and gratification.
  17. Fulfills responsibility for various other duties within the scope of his/her educational and experiential qualifications and capabilities as assigned by the President.
  18. Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the College President.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This position supervises and provides direction to the departments of; Administrative Services, Facilities/Management, Financial Aid, Human Resources, Office of Information Technology and Wellness Center.

Expected Hours of Work:

The normal workday for full-time employees shall be seven and one-half (7 ½) consecutive hours per day. The normal workweek shall be thirty-seven and one-half (37 ½) hours per week, Monday through Friday. Daily starting and ending time shall be established by the College Executive Council or its designee. Evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.


Occasional out-of-area and overnight travel will be expected.

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Days  
Close Date 10/2/2023  
Open Date 7/10/2023  
Location Alpena Community College - Alpena Campus  
About the Organization Alpena Community College is located in Northeast Michigan on the beautiful shoreline of Lake Huron. ACC offers two-year degrees, one-year certificates, customized corporate training, and community education to all of Northeast Michigan. Each semester, ACC attracts more than 2,000 students of diverse ages, backgrounds, and academic goals. Smaller class sizes, affordable tuition, and the convenience of two campus locations and online courses, make Alpena Community College a great choice whether you are starting college for the first time, or coming back to school for a new career or additional training. At ACC, you can work on a college degree or acquire specific skills in a number of fields to move you forward in your occupation, plus the courses you complete can be transferred to a four-year college or university.

Vocational/technical programs, distance learning programs, dual-enrollment, cooperative on-campus four-year degree programs and continuing education courses are all available right here, in Northeast Michigan.
EOE Statement Alpena Community College policies and practices for admission, employment and activities comply with requirements of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972 as amended, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 as amended, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA), the Americans with Disability Act (ADA) of 1990, the ADA Amendments Act of 2010, Title II of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sex, age, or disability. The College practices and policies also comply with the Michigan Persons with Disabilities Civil Rights Act (PDCRA) and the Michigan Elliott-Larson Civil Rights Act (ELCRA) which prohibits discrimination in hiring based on age, height, weight and marital status and familial status in addition to race, color, religion, sex (which includes pregnancy) and national origin. For more information contact the Title IX, Section 504, the Age Discrimination Act and the Title II coordinator: Melissa Guy, Title IX Coordinator/Director of Human Resources  

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