Vice President of Finance and Strategy
The College is seeking a bold and innovative leader who will work collaboratively with the CCRI leadership team to ensure dramatic increases in CCRI student success and equity over the next several years. Reporting directly to the President, the Vice President will serve as the college’s Chief Financial Officer and as a member of the President’s Senior Leadership Team. The VPFS will lead strategic planning, financial management, and information technology for the college with a high degree of integrity, accountability and transparency.
The Vice President is responsible for the leadership and oversight of the budget development process, budget analysis and management, accounting, information technology, payroll, auxiliary services, bursar, asset protection, and bond fund management.
In addition, the Vice President will serve as the college’s fiscal liaison to the Rhode Island Council on Postsecondary Education, and will advise CCRI’s senior leadership team regarding laws, regulations and legislative processes affecting financial affairs. In addition, the VPFS will participate in union bargaining processes.
This leader will be expected to incorporate higher education and community college best practices into the vision, strategy and practices of the division.