Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Tarrant County College District
September 23, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Contract Type:Open-ended
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Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

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    Job Title Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

    Posting Number F005673 Position Status Full Time Assignment Length This field only applies to Faculty Grant Funded No Category APT Class Code CAB Pay Rate Commensurate with education and experience. Location District Department DT Chancellor's Office Job Summary

    Tarrant County College is seeking an experienced and strategic Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to provide administrative leadership and direction across a wide range of operational functions. Reporting to the Chancellor, the incumbent serves as a senior member of the college's leadership Cabinet and maintains the fiscal integrity of the institution. The CFO will oversee the administration, planning, programs, and schedules related to Finance, Police, Emergency Management, Procurement, Business Services, and Real Estate and Facilities. This pivotal role requires a dynamic leader with a proven track record of successful operational management and a deep understanding of higher education administration.

    Primary Duties and Responsibilities

    Essential Performance Requirements

  • The CFO advises the Chancellor on operational issues confronting the college, provides strategic direction and operational guidance to both the college and operational units within the CFO's span of control.
  • Establish operational controls, administrative procedures, and reporting mechanisms to support the college's strategic needs, financial strength, and operational efficiency.
  • Lead the coordination, development, and monitoring of the college's budget, ensuring alignment of resource planning with departmental needs.
  • Oversee facilities planning, operation, management, and construction/renovation projects
  • The CFO will be responsible for the following key areas:

    Emergency Management: 1. Develop and implement comprehensive emergency management plans, ensuring the safety and well-being of the college community during crises. 2. Collaborate with internal departments, local agencies, and community partners to coordinate emergency response efforts. 3. Conduct regular drills and exercises to test emergency preparedness and response procedures.

    Finance: 1. Provide strategic financial leadership to support the college's financial sustainability and growth. 2. Oversee budget development, financial reporting, forecasting, and analysis. 3. Ensure compliance with financial regulations and guidelines.

    Real Estate and Facilities: 1. Lead the strategic planning and management of the college's real estate and facilities portfolio. 2. Direct the design, construction, maintenance, and renovation of campus facilities. 3. Lead in development and execution of a comprehensive facilities maintenance plan.

    Procurement : 1. Lead in development and implementation of procurement strategies to optimize purchasing processes and vendor relationships. 2. Ensure efficient procurement practices that adhere to budgetary constraints and quality standards. 3. Lead negotiations with suppliers to achieve favorable terms and pricing.

    Police Department: 1. Provide leadership and oversight to the college's police department, ensuring campus safety and security. 2. Lead in development and enforce campus safety policies, procedures, and protocols. 3. Foster positive community relationships and enhance the department's community policing initiatives.

    General Supervision and Management

  • Leads and motivates a high-performance team.
  • Delegates responsibilities to foster staff development and leadership accountability.
  • Provides ongoing performance evaluation and feedback in accordance with college policies and procedures.
  • Service Excellence

  • Participates on behalf of the College in external community organizations and associations as assigned to support the essential performance requirements
  • Attends the workplace regularly, reports to work punctually, and follows a work schedule to keep up with the demands of the worksite
  • Completes all required training and professional development sessions sponsored through Tarrant County College (TCC)
  • Supports the values of the College: diversity, teaching excellence, student success, innovation, creativity, and service to the College
  • Supports the mission, values, goals, and principles of the College Supervision Works under the general supervision of the Chancellor
  • Performs Other Related Tasks as Required

    The duties listed are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

    Required Minimum Qualifications

  • A minimum of 10 years of leadership experience in the essential job duties
  • Master's degree in finance, Business Administration, Public Administration, or a related field
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Experience in higher education
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to work effectively in a collaborative environment.
  • Ability to think critically to effectively solve and communicate problems in a fast-paced environment where the demands for work are varied, and unpredictable in scope and volume.
  • Ability to analyze data and provide sound recommendations based on policy, procedure, practice, and existing regulations.
  • Ability to delegate work appropriately to meet College and campus deliverables.
  • Strong understanding of financial management principles, budgeting, and financial reporting.
  • Proven experience in emergency management planning, crisis response, and risk assessment.
  • Demonstrated expertise in real estate and facilities management, including construction, bond, and renovation projects.
  • Knowledge of procurement best practices, vendor management, and contract negotiations.
  • Experience in leading and managing law enforcement or security operations is preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively across diverse departments and stakeholders.
  • Strategic thinker with the ability to drive innovation and adapt to changing circumstances.
  • Accommodations

    The work environment characteristics described here are representatives of those employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet

    Special Instructions Summary Posted 08/23/2023

    Posting Contact Summary

    Should you have questions specific to this position please contact the following individual

    Contact Natasha Antonetty

    [email protected]

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