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Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

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Work type: Full-time Salaried
Location: Overland Park Main Campus
Categories: Executive

Position: Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

Department: Finance & Administrative Services

Type of Position: Full-time Salaried, Exempt

Work Schedule, Hours per week: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., 40 hours per week

Pay Range:  Pay is determined based on relevant years of work experience.

Benefits Category: Full-time Benefits 

Position Summary: The Vice President/Chief Financial Officer (VP/CFO) is responsible for providing leadership and guidance to ensure the financial integrity of Johnson County Community College (JCCC). The VP/CFO is a member of the President’s Cabinet and oversees approximately 200 employees in the Financial Services and Business Services departments. The VP/CFO reports to the Executive Vice President, Finance & Administrative Services.

The VP/CFO is responsible for the financial records of the College and ensures the accurate and timely preparation of all fiscal reports, including monthly internal financial statements, the annual financial statement audit report, and College budget documents. The VP/CFO is responsible for development and management of the College’s annual budget process, including preparation of long-range budget forecasts and financial plans that support the strategic goals of the College. The VP/CFO is responsible for capital financing, debt management, and investment of reserve funds in accordance with statutory requirements and College policies. The VP/CFO ensures College procurement activities are appropriately directed and authorized, and that operations of respective business/auxiliary units serve the needs of the campus community in an effective and efficient manner.

Required Qualifications:

  • Masters degree in Business Administration, Accounting, or Higher Education Administration.
  • 10+ years of experience required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation.
  • Experience in a higher education setting.


  • Excellent listening, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and keen attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Strong strategic leadership, critical thinking, problem-solving, and analytical skills
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills with the ability to develop talent, influence others, and motivate and manage staff
  • Advanced knowledge of budgeting, finance, and accounting principles

To be considered for this position we will require an application, resume, and cover letter.

Position Details: Job duties include but are not limited to:

  • Provide direction and leadership for all areas of the Financial Services (Accounting Services & Grants, Payroll, Bursar Operations, Budget Office, and Accounts Payable) and Business Services (Procurement Services, Dining Services, Bookstore, Child Development Center, Warehouse, and Postal Services) departments, fostering a culture of accountability, teamwork, and continuous improvement.
  • Ensure all financial reports are prepared in compliance with applicable federal, state, or other regulations in an accurate and timely manner, including the monthly Treasurer’s Report to the Board of Trustees, the annual financial statement audit report, and all budget documents. 
  • Provide regular reports to the Management & Finance Committee of the Board of Trustees and provide input to senior leadership and the Board of Trustees related to financial considerations for strategic decisions. 
  • Develop, manage and provide oversight of the annual budget process, including long-range budget forecasts and financial plans that support the strategic goals of JCCC. Ensure all statutory requirements of the annual budget are met.
  • Oversee capital financing, debt management, and investment of reserve funds in accordance with statutory requirements. Recommend financing methods that best meet the needs of the College, and secure and maintain high-quality bond ratings. Oversee JCCC’s debt portfolio, making informed decisions on debt financing and repayment strategies. Ensure that reserves provide adequate resources for cash flow and contingency purposes in accordance with Board Policies. 
  • Establish appropriate levels of internal control to safeguard the assets of the College. Recommend related policies and procedures and oversee implementation and monitoring of such.
  • Ensure that commitment of funds and resources for procurement activities and contracting, including strategic vendor alliances, competitive procurements, negotiations, and contract processes, are appropriately directed and authorized. Ensure that contract and bid documents incorporate effective and appropriate terms and conditions. 
  • Ensure operational procedures provide high levels of customer service to internal and external constituents and are designed and monitored to ensure sustainable operation of the respective business/auxiliary units. 

*Duties and responsibilities, as required by business necessity, may be added, deleted or changed at any time at the discretion of management, formally or informally, either verbally or in writing. Scheduling, shift assignments and work location may be changed at any time, as required by business necessity.

About JCCC: Established in 1969, Johnson County Community College is dedicated to transforming lives and strengthening communities through learning. Located in Overland Park, Kansas, JCCC has enjoyed a national reputation for educational excellence and student success for more than 50 years. That's five decades dedicated to smaller class sizes, more resources and a thriving campus culture – not to mention our competitive tuition rates and extracurricular experiences that transcend the norm.

Equal Employment Opportunity: JCCC provides equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals and is an affirmative action employer.  JCCC does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, age, religion, marital status, parental status, military status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or other factors that cannot be lawfully considered in its programs and activities, which includes employment and admissions, in accordance with Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Equal Pay Act of 1963, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Executive Order 11246, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Vietnam Era Veteran’s Readjustment Assistance Act, the Jobs for Veterans Act of 2002, the Kansas Acts Against Discrimination and all other applicable civil rights and nondiscrimination laws. 

Inquiries concerning JCCC's compliance with its nondiscrimination policies (including Title IX, Title VI and Section 504 inquiries) may be referred to a Title IX Coordinator (, or Director of Human Resources, or the Dean of Students and Learner Engagement at Johnson County Community College, 12345 College Blvd, Overland Park, KS 66210, 913-469-8500; or to Office for Civil Rights, Kansas City Office, U.S. Department of Education, One Petticoat Lane, 1010 Walnut Street, Suite 320, Kansas City, MO 64106, Telephone: 816-268-0550,Facsimile: 816-268-0559, Email to:

Disclosure:  If you need any assistance throughout the search process, please reach out to the HR Generalist for this position. In accordance with the college policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. Individual hiring departments at JCCC may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions as part of the applicant selection/hiring process. Many departments require those selected for hire to submit a certified transcript for all degrees obtained. For full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply prior to the review date listed in posting.

If you are an applicant requesting assistance or a reasonable accommodation in the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 913-469-3877, or email


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