Established in 1968, Laramie County Community College is a comprehensive community college serving Laramie and Albany counties in southeast Wyoming. Bordering Nebraska and Colorado, Laramie County is at the crossroads of two major interstate highways and two major railroads. The state capitol of Cheyenne is located in Laramie County. Laramie County boasts a growing economy and an estimated population of 97,121 from the 2015 census, a low unemployment rate of 4.5% as of June 2016, and ranks first in population and fifteenth in area when compared to the other twenty?two counties in Wyoming. Albany County, located north of the Colorado state line and west of Laramie County, is home to a population of 37,956. The county seat of Laramie is also the home of the University of Wyoming.
Laramie County Community College has a 271-acre campus in Cheyenne with 22 buildings. Most buildings are connected by enclosed walkways. Facilities include:
Newly remodeled facilities through taxpayer support
State-of-the-art Smart classrooms
Fully equipped and highly functional classrooms and computer labs
State-of-the-art science complex
Outstanding physical education complex
Three residence halls with a capacity of 250
High-tech health science center
LCCC by the Numbers for 2017-2018
Credit programs and concentrations leading to associate degrees
Credit programs leading to certificates of completion
Full-time instructional faculty and 195 part-time faculty teaching fall credit courses
Full-time equivalent enrollment in credit classes
For-credit enrollments successfully completed by students
Unduplicated headcount enrollment
Unduplicated headcount enrollment in non-credit life enrichment classes
Approximate total enrollment in workforce development courses with an estimated 2,086 additional participants in customized training programs
Clubs and teams, including NJCAA men's and women's basketball, women's volleyball, men's and women's soccer, and rodeo and equestrian show teams
Annual operating budget
Degrees and Certificates
LCCC awarded 811 degrees and certificates during the 2017-2018 academic year.
138 Associate of Arts degrees
145 Associate of Science degrees
31 Associate Degrees in Nursing
236 Associate of Applied Science degrees
75 Certificates of Completion
178 Credit Diplomas
8 Credit Certificates
Mission, Vision & VALUES:
The mission of Laramie County Community College is to transform our students’ lives through the power of inspired learning.
We are all bound by a basic understanding that our students, regardless of how they arrive at LCCC, yearn for a better life by engaging in the process of acquiring knowledge. Thus, we are compelled to aid this transformation by offering diverse educational experiences designed to be inspirational for all those involved in the learning process. While we recognize our work is diverse, the entirety of the work we do is grounded in the four foundational elements of the comprehensive community college mission:
To prepare people to succeed academically in college-level learning (academic preparation)
To engage our students in learning activities that will prepare and advance them through the pursuit of a baccalaureate degree (transfer preparation)
To develop individuals to enter or advance in productive, life-fulfilling occupations and professions (workforce development)
To enrich the communities we serve through activities that stimulate and sustain a healthy society and economy (community development)
Reporting to the President, the Vice President of Administration and Finance is the College’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO), a member of the President’s Executive Cabinet, and is ultimately responsible for helping the College think strategically about how it leverages its resources. This is a leadership position responsible for efficiently and effectively organizing, developing and administering the comprehensive administrative services of the institution.
The departments supervised by this position include business/fiscal services (e.g., accounting, procurement, budget, etc.), physical plant/facilities, campus safety, and key auxiliary services (e.g., Children’s Discovery Center, Bookstore, Food Services, etc.). The Vice President must relate well to the diversity of faculty, staff and students, and to the unique needs of the College. The Vice President must be committed to shared governance, team work, and creative leadership.
The most sought-after characteristics of this position’s leadership requirements include sound judgment, flexibility, creativity, resourcefulness, humility and excellent communication, coaching, interpersonal, and motivational skills.
The Vice President of Administration and Finance is responsible for the effective conduct of the business affairs of the College and assists the institution in strategically leveraging resources to achieve its educational mission and improve institutional effectiveness. This position plans, directs and evaluates the business operations of the College including budget formulation and management, accounting and financial reporting, facilities planning and construction, building and grounds operations and maintenance, procurement and contracts management, risk management, and campus safety & security.
Please follow this link for a complete Job Description which includes the major responsibilities of the position.
LCCC in its strategic plan has identified important Core Values and Aspirational Values, which are inherent in the cultural fabric of the College. The person fulfilling this role is expected to bear these qualities and advocate for them. http://lccc.wy.edu/StrategicPlan/index.aspx#goal1
Education and Experience Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution is required, preferably in a related field such as an Business, educational administration, economics, finance, etc.;
Five years of experience in employee supervision and performance management; and
Five years of professional experience with progressively increasing responsibilities in areas such as finance, organizational management, education administration, etc.
Master’s degree from an accredited institution is required, preferably in a related field such as an MBA, educational administration, economics, finance, etc.;
Experience working in an educational environment;
Administrative/executive work experience in higher education, preferably in a community college; and
Senior-/Executive-level experience overseeing complex financial and/or business operations and/or programs.
Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities:
Demonstrated ability to develop, analyze and implement effective and innovative budget, financial and/or administrative strategies;
Evidence of being innovative and creative, particularly related to solving complex business and financial problems that lead to goal attainment, cost-savings, revenue generation, or other types of innovation;
Ability to effectively collaborate with other executives, leaders and teams to achieve organizational goals;
Demonstrated ability to effectively manage and coach as an employee supervisor;
Track record of engaging and contributing to larger organizational issues beyond the confines of typical position-related functions (e.g., beyond finance and administration); and
A commitment to and understanding of the mission of the Community College.
Preferred Knowledge Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge and use of continuous quality improvement principles in organizations;
Financial forecasting and financial reporting skills;
Knowledge of strategic and operational plan development, deployment and evaluation;
Knowledge of facilities planning, physical plant maintenance and management, capital programs, and deferred maintenance;
Understanding of principles and practices of governmental purchasing, procurement and material management; and
Knowledge of risk management practices and procedures.
Please direct inquiries and nominations to the College’s search consultant:
Rebecca Albertini, Vice President of Operations, Pauly Group, Inc.
3901 Wood Duck Drive, Suite E Springfield, IL 62711
Please apply for this position on-line at the Laramie County Community College website. Candidates must submit a detailed cover letter identifying how they are specifically able to satisfy the essential functions, possess the desired personal attributes and the knowledge, skills and abilities, and meet the minimum and preferred qualifications for this position. Providing specific examples is highly encouraged. You can upload a cover letter when you create an applicant profile. Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications submitted by Friday August 2, 2019 will receive priority consideration.
All applications are confidential and references will not be contacted without the expressed authorization of the applicant.
Laramie County Community College is committed to providing a safe and nondiscriminatory educational and employment environment. The college does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation or other status protected by law. Sexual harassment, including sexual violence, is a form of sex discrimination prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. The college does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational, extracurricular, athletic or other programs or in the context of employment.