Thomas Nelson Community College is located on the Virginia Peninsula in the heart of Hampton Roads, a region renowned for being the birthplace of America and home to communities rich in culture and industry. Bordering the Chesapeake Bay, the region boasts beaches, major attractions, world-class museums, and a vibrant visual and performing arts scene. The area is known for its economic vitality, which includes being home to several military bases, ship building facilities, the NASA Langley Research Center and Jefferson Lab, major colleges and universities, and varied commercial industries and enterprises. Thomas Nelson is a comprehensive community college, offering a variety of programs of study leading to an associateâs degree, certificate, or career studies certificate. In addition to the many popular transfer degree programs, the college is known for its strong career & technical programs and its outreach to the community as a partner and leader in workforce development. Founded in 1967, Thomas Nelson serves over 12,000 students, of diverse backgrounds each year in credit instruction and over 5,000 in non-credit instruction and workforce services. The College is served by over 100 full time faculty, 350 adjunct faculty, and 400 staff members. Faculty and staff are strategic and responsive, committed to understanding and meeting the needs of the region. The college has two campuses, one in Hampton and the Historic Triangle Campus located in Williamsburg. The college also has a satellite site at the Southeast Higher Education Center in Newport News. The communities served by the college are the Cities of Hampton, Newport News, Poquoson, and Williamsburg, and the Counties of James City and York. *The Position:* The Vice President for Finance and Administration (VPFA) is responsible for the overall leadership and day-to-day management of all financial and administrative functions of the College, to include Financial Services; Facilities, Facility Planning, and Capital Outlay; Student Financial Aid and Veterans Affairs; Campus Police; Campus Safety/Emergency Management; and Auxiliary Services. The position provides staff support for the Financial and Municipal Liaison Committee (FAML) of the College Board, serves as liaison to the local government in the service areas, and maintains effective working relationship with the appropriate offices of the Virginia Community College System (VCCS) and other state agencies. The VPFA serves as the contracting officer for the college and works collaboratively with Cabinet colleagues in achieving college-wide strategic goals and ensuring effective cross-functional operations. The VPFA reports to the President and serves as a member of the President's Cabinet. *Major responsibilities include:* Financial Services: * In conjunction with the Associate Vice President, provides leadership and oversight for College Budget; Local Funds; Student Accounts, Cashiering, and Collections; and General Accounting. * Gives focused attention to budgetary planning and operational processes that effectively support the needs of College account managers in carrying out their responsibilities. * Liaisons with internal and external auditors while ensuring compliance with statutes, policies, regulations and procedures of the VCCS and the Commonwealth of Virginia. Financial Aid: * In conjunction with the Director for Financial Aid, ensures the effective award, disbursement, and reconciliation of financial aid, veterans benefits, and scholarships as an integral part of the Collegeâs enrollment management processes. * Ensures that all required Federal/State reports are submitted in a timely manner. * Monitors and ensures all special requests and appeals are heard in a timely manner. Facilities, Facility Planning, and Capital Outlay: * In conjunction with the Manager of Facilities, Planning & Capital Outlay, provides leadership and oversight for all matters related to maintenance, grounds, housekeeping, operations of the Peninsula Workforce Development Center and other College centers, and strategic campus master planning. * Oversees the effective execution for all capital outlay projects. Campus Police and Security: * In conjunction with the Chief of Police, ensures the safety and security for students, faculty, staff, and visitors on campus and at centers and off-campus sites where there are College operations. * Ensures services are provided 24/7 in accordance with all rules, regulations, and applicable laws of the Commonwealth. * Monitors and ensures the Collegeâs MOUs with local Community Service Boards and area law enforcement agencies are current. * Acts as liaison with Chief and President along with Leadership team on an as-needed basis. * Ensures that the Threat Assessment Team and Crisis Action Team are operating effectively and in accord with the Code of Virginia. Campus Safety/Emergency Management: * Provides overall management to Manager of Emergency Management who directs all activities pertaining to emergency planning for the College. * Ensures compliance with local, state, and federal compliance with statutes, policies, practices, standards and guidelines. * Ensures pertinent information is provided to local, state and federal emergency management agencies regarding new or ongoing emergency situations in consultation with Chief of Police, and ensures that the President is apprised of all such emergencies.
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About Thomas Nelson Community College
Thomas Nelson Community College is a two-year institution of higher education established as a part of a statewide system of community colleges. It primarily serves the residents of the cities of Hampton, Newport News, Poquoson, and Williamsburg, and the counties of James City and York.