Olympic College invites applications and nominations from dynamic and inspiring leaders for the position of Vice President for Administrative Services.
The College: Olympic College (OC) is a public two-year community college that educates more than 13,000 students a year. The college’s annual budget is $45 million, employing 1,050 faculty and staff. OC is located in the beautiful Pacific Northwest on the Kitsap Peninsula in Bremerton, Washington. Founded in 1946, the college has three campuses in Bremerton, Poulsbo, and Shelton and serves a population of 280,000 residents living in Kitsap and Mason Counties. The main campus is in Bremerton and is an hour ferry ride across the Puget Sound from Seattle.
The VP for Administrative Services:
A key member of the College’s leadership team, reporting directly to the President, the Vice President for Administrative Services collaborates closely with other executive staff leaders and the President in both long-range planning and daily administration of the College.
The Vice President for Administrative Services has overall responsibility for the College’s financial services, capital planning and construction, facilities operation, and campus security and emergency management; provides leadership that demonstrates an appreciation of all constituencies and contributes to the positive working environment of the College; and serves as a representative of the College in a number of external settings.
Olympic College invites applications from qualified individuals who value student and colleague engagement, and are interested in working within a diverse, innovative, outcome and evidence-based learning-centered environment.
Bachelor’s degree preferably in Business, Management, Finance, or related field from an accredited college or university is required
Leadership experience at a senior level in a complex organization
Five (5) years of progressively responsible executive management experience
Experience developing funding for capital projects
Experience managing a complex budget and capital projects
Master’s degree preferably in Business, Management, Finance, or related field from an accredited college or university is highly preferred
Experience working in a community college or other higher education setting
Experience securing funding for capital projects
Intermediate computer experience, MS Of?ce preferred
Washington State experience is a plus
College-Wide Job Requirements:
Professional, courteous and respectful towards others, both internal and external, and responsive to requests
Participate in maintaining a supportive work environment
Treat employees with respect and fairness, and make open communication a priority
Work collaboratively as a key executive team member and maintain in-depth relations with all members of the management team
Display initiative to resolve problems and capitalize on opportunities
Promote cost-effective use of the organization’s resources
Promote understanding of and participation in college-wide initiatives
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 3112
About Olympic College
EFL Associates (https://eflassociates.cbiz.com/), an executive search firm, is assisting Olympic College with its search for this key role. All calls and inquiries should be made through the search firm. Nominations and applications will be held in strict confidence and candidates will remain confidential until the final stage of the search, at which time the express permission of finalists will be obtained before making their candidacy public. In addition, no contact to references will be made without prior approval of the candidate.