About Lord Fairfax Community College
Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) is a comprehensive, nonresidential, two-year public institution of higher education with 4 locations-the Fauquier and Middletown Campuses, the Luray-Page County Center and the Vint Hill Site and outreach sites throughout the College's service region. The service region includes the counties of Clarke, Fauquier, Frederick, Page, Rappahannock, Shenandoah, and Warren and the city of Winchester.
LFCC's Middletown Campus and Luray-Page County Center are nestled within the Shenandoah Valley with easy access to a wide variety of outdoor recreational activities, historical sites, and a welcoming network of towns and cities where families grow and diverse business thrive. LFCC's Fauquier Campus and Vint Hill Site are located within the Upper Piedmont region of Virginia. Situated in Fauquier County, and located just 40 miles west of Washington, D.C., this area offers the beauty of country living with easy access to the international community of our nation's capital.
LFCC offers more than 75 associate degree and certificate programs in a wide variety of disciplines, in addition to workforce preparation programs for employees and employers. LFCC offers a variety of day, evening, weekend and distance learning classes. As one of the fastest growing community colleges of the Virginia Community Colleges, LFCC serves over 9,100 unduplicated credit students and approximately 1,200 employers with business and professional development through Workforce Solutions. In terms of student enrollment, LFCC is the seventh largest of the 23 colleges of the Virginia Community Colleges.
Celebrate with Us
LFCC is embarking on the celebration of our 50 Years of Impact. In the fall of 1970, LFCC first opened its doors at the Middletown Campus to begin classes with 577 students. Beginning, January 2020, LFCC will celebrate 50 years of cultivating educational opportunity and economic vitality within our community. We look forward to reflecting on our past, celebrating the present and moving forward with a renewed dedication to our community and student achievement.
Fiscal year 2020 was one of the strongest years for higher education in state budget recent history. There were no increases to tuition or fees for students, $4 million statewide increase to training grants, compensation increases for employees and health premiums remained unchanged. LFCC ranks 8 out of Virginia's 23 Community Colleges in the amount of performance based funding received.
LFCC continues to prepare for the future; our facilities and campus improvement projects include new construction of the Luray Page County Center in Luray, VA as well as the anticipated Hazel Hall Building at our Fauquier Campus in Warrenton, VA.
The VP of Finance and Administrative Services (VPFAS)
As a member of the President's advisory team, the position has primary responsibility for finance, budget, procurement, inventory, technology services, facilities management, capital outlay, auxiliary services, campus safety, emergency planning & threat assessment management, general administration, and actively supports the strategic planning process. The VPFAS serves as the chief financial and administrative advisor to the President and oversees the institutional processes for operational and capital budgets, financial systems and policies, and compliance with applicable federal and state regulations and laws.
Additional responsibilities for operating this division
Direct the development of the budget and manage fiscal accountability
Oversee renovation and maintenance of facilities necessary to accomplish the College's mission
Provide guidance on FOIA requests, review of affiliation agreements, and other legal matters
Direct auxiliary services such as the fitness center, food services, bookstore, etc.
Serves as treasurer to the foundation board
Position is designated as sensitive under VA Code and a fingerprint based criminal history check will be required of the finalist candidate
Position is designated under the VA Ethics Council as requiring a financial statement of interests as a condition of employment
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Master's degree in an appropriate discipline (such as business administration, public administration or architecture/engineering)
Demonstrated senior management experience of fiscal accountability, facilities, and auxiliary services
Demonstrated ability to successfully lead and develop staff, experience working collaboratively with diverse groups, superior interpersonal communication skills, and the ability to think creatively, strategically, and proactively
Demonstrated ability to sustain good relationships with professional colleagues
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Community college experience
Knowledge of and experience in general operating principles and practices in higher education
Experience with capital projects and facilities management
Understanding of the community college system and its mission
Compensation and Benefits
The compensation for the position will commensurate with education and experience; however, the minimum of the pay band for the position is $107,559 per year. The position is an administrative role and as such is eligible for the benefits package offered by the Commonwealth of Virginia for state agencies and the Virginia Community College System. For more information, please visit www.dhrm.virginia.gov and www.vccs.edu.
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The College is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a diverse environment, and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), LFCC will provide, if requested, reasonable accommodation to applicants in need of accommodation in order to provide access to the application, interviewing and selection process. 1-800-906-5322 ext. 7226
Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) is an equal opportunity institution providing educational and employment opportunities, programs, services, and activities and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion, disability, national origin, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or other non-merit factors. LFCC also prohibits sexual misconduct including sexual violence or harassment.
The position will remain open until filled; first review of applicants will begin Friday, October 11, 2019.
Reference checks, background screenings, and eVerify are required for all LFCC positions. Satisfactory reference, background screenings are a condition of employment.
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