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Vice President of Administration

Position Deleted on 2/18/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Moline, IL
Executive - Administrative Vice Presidents
Application Due:
Open Until Filled
Full Time
$106,000 to $125,000 USD Per Year
Vice President for Administration

The duties and responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to providing leadership to plan, organize, and direct the programs and operations of the College including plant maintenance and operations, police department and security programs, facility planning and construction, information technology services, and auxiliary services operations. Also, the position ensures assigned functions fulfill applicable Federal, State, and College goals and objectives, supervises assigned staff, and provides highly complex and responsible staff assistance to the College President and the Board of Trustees. The successful candidate must: demonstrate a strong commitment to teamwork and diversity as well as display outstanding leadership, managerial, technical and interpersonal skills guided by personal integrity; ensure effective and compliant financial systems and practices, share the values and culture of the college; and work effectively with government agencies.

Candidates should have the following education and experience:

a. Master's degree required in higher education administration, business administration, facilities management or related field.
b. A minimum of five years of directly related experience in a supervisory role with multi-divisional oversight, (preferably in a community college setting).
c. Experience in facilities management, building projects oversight and contract management required.
d. Experience managing multi-departmental budgets required.
e. Must be a highly motivated and self-directed person who can integrate diverse constituencies (students, faculty, staff, facilities, services) within the overarching financial plan.
f. Demonstrated commitment to engaging in the life of the college community.
g. A management style that values accessibility, diversity, and adaptation to change.
h. Talented written and verbal communicator with ability to deliver information across departmental lines; ability to take complex information and condense it into a clear, concise message that fits the audience.
i. Demonstrated commitment to life-long learning.
j. Evidence of progressive experience in the development and implementation of physical and technological solutions to process improvement, preferably in a college or university environment.
k. Experience in SCT Banner or comparable Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) desired.

For additional qualifications and information, or to apply for this position, visit and search for the Vice President for Administration job title. Only complete applications will be considered. This position will be posted until filled. However the initial review of applications received will be conducted on January 25, 2013. The starting salary range is $106,000 - $125,000.

Black Hawk College serves over 11,000 college credit students, 3,000 Adult Basic Education students, and 16,000 Continuing Education and Workforce Training adults a year with high quality, cost-effective lifelong learning.

Two campuses offer excellent facilities, small class size and individual attention. The Quad-Cities Campus is located in Moline, Illinois and the East Campus is in Galva, near Kewanee, Illinois. The College also operates numerous satellite sites in the area.

AA/EEO employer.
Black Hawk College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation or disability.
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