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Chief Business Officer

Position Deleted on 8/10/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Los Angeles, CA
Executive - Other Executive
Application Due:
Full Time
$173,811 to $204,096 USD Per Year
Provides executive direction over strategic and long-range planning and the implementation, management, and control of ongoing operational activities for select business operations of the District which include:

Financial Planning and Analysis:

Budget development, implementation, and monitoring; accounting and cost accounting; cash flow planning and management; treasury, investments, banking, internal controls and compliance; modeling and forecasts of revenue and expenses; development and compliance with financial, regulatory, and operational performance standards and goals; review, oversight, and compliance on sponsored funding awards; and policy advice and guidance in response to questions posed by the Board of Trustees, Chancellor, and others.

Contracts and Purchasing:

Solicitation, evaluation, negotiation, preparation, and award of purchase orders and contracts for the acquisition of supplies, equipment, materials, and services including the evaluation of descriptive requirements, specifications and scope of work, determination of methods of source selection, strategic supplier sourcing, value analysis, pre-solicitation conferences, monitoring and documenting of vendor/contractor performance, and assisting in vendor/contractor dispute and resolution processes; and the management and disposition of surplus equipment, materials, and supplies.

Risk Management:

Development and implementation of risk identification, measurement, evaluation, minimization/mitigation/elimination, and claims control programs; and purchasing and administering all District insurance and self-insurance plans relating to property and liability.

Legal Services/Dispute Resolution:

Selection and supervision of legal counsel for assigned functional fiscal and business areas; advice on claims and supervision of activities leading to their resolution.

Business and Community Relations:

Establishment and maintenance of effective relationships with finance, business, governmental, and community agencies and organizations; and internal and external public relations.

Minimum Qualifications:

A Well Qualified Candidate will have:

An advanced degree from a recognized college or university preferably with a major in finance, economics, accounting, business administration, or related field.

Extensive strategic leadership and operational management experience in a position or combination of positions with responsibility for the financial and business operations of a medium to large scale public agency. Experience with a public educational institution is desirable.

A reputation for integrity, transparency, and accountability with sound technical skills, analytical ability, good judgment, and strong operational focus.

  • Travel to locations throughout the District is required.
  • A valid Class "C" California driver's license
  • Access to an automobile
Application materials are available:
  • Online at
  • At the Office of the Personnel Commission, 770 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, California (Monday through Friday between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.)
  • Applicants may also request that an application be mailed to them by calling (213) 891-2129, or by emailing the Office of the Personnel Commission at
All application materials must be mailed, emailed, or submitted in person, to the Office of the Personnel Commission, 770 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90017. Completed application materials must be received in the Office of the Personnel Commission by 4:00 p.m., Friday, August 9, 2013.
The Los Angeles Community College District is an equal opportunity educator and employer. The policy of the LACCD is to provide an educational, employment, and business environment free from prohibited discrimination in violation of state or federal law on the basis of actual or perceived ethnic group identification, race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, creed, sex (including gender-based sexual harassment), pregnancy, marital status, cancer-related medical condition of an employee, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, or veteran status.
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