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Executive Director of Campus Operations

Company: Centralia College
Location: Seattle
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

We are a district of three colleges-North Seattle College, Seattle Central College, and South Seattle College - and five specialty training centers. This makes us the largest and most diverse community college district in the state of Washington; we are leaders in change and innovation. - - As a Seattle Colleges employee, you will have the opportunity to contribute to the passionate work of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion as we work against systemic racism. Additionally, you will gain the rewarding experience of contributing to the success of an open-access learning institution that prepares students for life and work, fostering a diverse, engaged and dynamic community. - This opportunity is open until filled, first review of materials will begining on: Monday, November 21, 2022 Salary range for this position is: $110,000/year. - $130,000/year The Executive Director of Campus Operations is responsible for leading the college's budget development process and facilitating the efficient and successful operations of North Seattle College's administrative and operational services. The Executive Director works collaboratively with other members of the College's executive leadership team and stakeholders within the College community to formulate policies and procedures to assure the effective operation of the College whilst meeting the needs of the communities we serve. The Executive Director serves as the primary liaison for members of the College community for fiscal and operational services provided at the District-level. In collaboration and consultation with the relevant College and District administrators, the Executive Director provides vision and leadership in the areas of financial services, budget, campus safety and security, facilities, and capital projects while serving as the College's enterprise risk manager.
This position operates under the general supervision of the President of North Seattle College while directly supervising approximately three direct reports and two indirect reports. This position also provides appropriate oversight of the College's auxiliary services provider(s) (e.g. Bookstore).
This position typically works weekdays during business hours, primarily on-site at North Seattle College and at the District Office in Capitol Hill, with some aspects able to be performed remotely on a case-by-case basis. Application Procedures:

  • Attached cover letter addressing how your background intersects with the job Required application materials must be completed and submitted online Please note that, at this time we will be holding interviews virtually using video conference or teleconference options. As such, if you are selected for interview, please be prepared to hold your interview virtually. What you will be working on:
    • In consultation with the College's and District's leadership teams, overseeing and managing the day-to-day administrative operations of North Seattle College, including direct supervision of employees responsible for the College's cashiering functions, safety and security, and the interagency Opportunity Center.
    • As the College's administrative services liaison to the District, inform College leadership of both strategic and emerging administrative issues so College leadership can provide appropriate direction.
    • Serve as an advisor to the President on administrative matters, including providing a disinterested perspective on non-administrative functions
    • Contribute to a transparent decision-making system that maintains and improves the quality of educational offerings and services. Assure that resource allocation is strategically guided and supports achievement of the College's and District's mission, vision, and strategic plans.
    • Serve as the College's enterprise risk management officer, managing enterprise risk assessment and mitigation process to ensure that risks are consistently identified, evaluated, and resolved, mitigated, or accepted. Responsible for maintaining the College's risk register.
    • Under the general direction of, and in collaboration with, the College's and District's leadership teams, oversee the implementation and management of short- and long-term financial plans for the College. Advise College and District leadership teams on the prioritization of funding requests such that funding decisions align with the College's mission and vision.
    • Manage the College's budget development process, recommend improvements to the process to College leadership, and work closely with College leadership to evaluate the financial resources needed to undertake and support current operations and new initiatives.
    • Consult with budget managers about deviations from budget and communicate budget issues to senior college leadership using information provided by District Finance.
    • Manage the development, review, and administration of leases, licenses and rental agreements in a manner that safeguards the resources of the College and ensures that funds are used appropriately, efficiently and legally. What you bring as a candidate: (Any Equivalent Combination of Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education and Experience)
      • Earned Bachelor's Degree.
      • Minimum five years of progressively responsible, successful, relevant administrative and/or managerial experience that demonstrates exceptional organizational, communication, interpersonal, budget management, negotiation, and personnel management skills.
      • Demonstrated commitment and ability to communicate and interact effectively with a diverse, multicultural, urban community.
      • Excellent written, verbal, and presentational skills with ability to explain complex issues in easy-to-understand terms to diverse constituencies of varying sizes.
      • Evidence of problem-solving skills and innovative thinking.
      • Demonstrated ability to successfully manage change across all levels of an organization Physical Requirements: The position
        • typically works in an office environment and uses a computer, telephone and other office equipment as needed to perform duties. The noise level in the work environment is typical of that of an office.
        • encounters frequent interruptions throughout the workday.
        • is regularly required to provide 1:1 support, present to small groups, and work at a computer exercising repetitive hand
          - Disability Accommodation Seattle Colleges follows the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and provides the following information as a guideline for applicants:
          • Ability to operate office equipment
          • Ability to read and verify data and prepare various materials
          • Ability to exchange information on the phone or in person Notice of Non-discrimination Statement Seattle Colleges is committed to the concept and practice of equal opportunity for all its students, employees, and applicants in education, employment, services and contracts, and does not discriminate on the basis of race or ethnicity, color, age, national origin, religion, creed, marital status, sex, pregnancy, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, status as an honorably discharged veteran or disabled veteran or military status, political affiliation or belief, citizenship/status as a lawfully admitted immigrant authorized to work in the United States, or presence of any physical, sensory, or mental disability. In addition, reasonable accommodations will be made for known physical or mental limitations for all otherwise qualified persons with disabilities. Further, the Seattle Colleges is committed to ensure that all employees and students work and learn in an environment that fosters mutual respect and professionalism, free from all forms of "bullying" behaviors, including "cyber bullying". Inquiries regarding compliance and/or grievance procedures may be directed to the college's Director of Legal Compliance: 1500 Harvard Avenue Seattle, WA 98122-3803, (206) 934-3873 Seattle Colleges is committed to recruiting dedicated faculty and employees who together create a welcoming academic climate that reflects the diverse backgrounds of our community, including ethnicity, national origin, religion, race, gender, gender identity, age, status as a veteran or disabled veteran, disability, political status, and sexual orientation. Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position. In addition to the background check, candidates will be required to complete the Sexual Misconduct Disclosure Form as required WA HB 2327.

Keywords: Centralia College, Seattle , Executive Director of Campus Operations, Executive , Seattle, Washington

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