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Riverside Community College District
  • Position Number: 1312098
  • Location: Riverside, CA
  • Position Type: Business and Financial Management

Position Title:
Director, College Business Services (Business Services) - Riverside City College

Application Deadline

Interested candidates must apply by the deadline listed below by 8:00 p.m., Pacific Standard Time.

Business Services (R)

Position Type:
Classified Management/Supervisor


Physical location of the position:

Employment Type:

Position Length:

Salary Range:
Grade U

Salary Amount:
$98,891 - $120,395

Salary Type:

Is this position categorically (grant) funded?

Under the direction of the Vice President of Business Services, provides leadership in maintaining the quality, administration and maintenance of the college budget development, budget control, financial and cash operations. This position will provide leadership in formulating and maintaining sound college budget practices by ensuring compliance with applicable statutes, regulations, internal control procedures, and District/College policies and processes.

A Master's degree in accounting, business administration, or public administration or related field and three years of progressively responsible experience in budget administration, financial analysis, business, or a related field. Experience must include a minimum of two years in an administrative or supervisory position; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Community college or school district experience is preferred. Experience with computerized financial systems is required.

1. Methods, principles, practices, terminology, and procedures of governmental and generally accepted accounting standards.
2. Preparing budget spreadsheets and reports with results of analytical information.
3. Methods utilizing statistical analysis for financial information gathering, projecting and reporting.
4. California Community College's Budget and Accounting Manual, Government Code, California Code of Regulations, Public, Title V Regulations, Education Code.
5. Computer software applications, including Excel, Access and Word.
6. The operation of business equipment, including computers, copiers, and calculators.
7. English language and grammar.

1. Provide leadership in the areas of budget development, budget monitoring and purchasing.
2. Assist the Vice President of Business Services with budget forecasting and developing procurement standards development and maintenance.
3. Maintain effective working relationships throughout the District.
4. Effectively plan, organize and coordinate to oversee and evaluate a complex and diverse program of budgeting and purchasing functions.
5. To reason and draw appropriate conclusions.
6. Communicate ideas and recommendations clearly and effectively both orally and in writing.
7. Conduct research and analysis.
8. Identify trends and forecast needs.
9. Perform day-to-day fiscal activities at all levels.
10. Select, train, supervise, evaluate, motivate and lead staff members.
11. Assist with and provide leadership handling sensitive transactions.
12. Maintain an understanding of current ideas, trends, practices, laws and regulations pertaining to the areas of responsibility for this position.
13. Adhere to generally accepted accounting principles, governmental accounting standards, Government Code, California Code of Regulations, Public Contract Bidding Regulations, UCCAP Regulations, Title V Regulations, Education Code, California Community Colleges Budget and Accounting Manual, and federal and state regulations.

Candidate must demonstrate clear evidence of sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, staff, and the community.

Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects weighing up to 25 pounds. Will require occasional travel.

Employee works in an office environment with moderate noise levels, controlled temperature conditions, and no direct exposure to hazardous physical substances.

This is an exempt position and is not subject to overtime.

Duties and Responsibilities:
The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this class.

1. Ensures appropriate budget and financial management including planning, coordination and supervision over the Colleges' budget development and budget control processes, and college's position control system.
2. Assists in the development and preparation of the College's annual budget in accordance with District budget allocation principles, methodologies, and Colleges' strategic plans.
3. Performs comprehensive and complex budget analysis, projections, and reporting; provides recommendations as appropriate to assure compliance with College and District financial goals and objectives.
4. Coordinates the development and analysis of specifications, bids, and quotes for services, as well as analysis in coordination with District and College personnel.
5. In coordination with the district office, organizes, maintains and evaluates all College purchasing procedures, including: receiving and processing requisitions, recommending award of bids and contracts; conducting inquiries; interviewing vendors; and analyzing prices and market trends to establish and maintain optimal sources of supply.
6. Monitors and reports on all college grants and categorical programs including: budget development, carryover funds, timely and allowable purchases, compliance with law and regulations, invoicing, achievement of goals and objectives, efficient and effective use of funds, and periodic financial reporting.
7. Ensures that program resources are accounted for and that internal controls are maintained for such items as food vouchers, gift cards, program income, and other support program resources.
8. Trains and administers cash operations at all College locations including, but not limited to: Athletics Events, Children's Center, Coil School of the Arts, Cosmetology, Food Services, and Landis Performing Arts Center.
9. Supervises the filing of college financial records, correspondence, and receiving reports.
10. Supervises and evaluates assigned staff; establishes goals and objectives for assigned areas of responsibility in concert with the Colleges' strategic plan and administrative program review.
Assists in interpreting college programs to the general public through community contacts and participation in local, regional and state activities.
11. Performs other duties, related to the position, as assigned.


This is a Classified Management. Paid vacation, 22 days annually; and paid accruable sick leave, 12 days annually. A pro-rata reduction will be made for employees working less than full-time and less than 12 months. The District provides a health and welfare benefit package for employees and legal qualifying dependents.

The work location and assignment within a job classification is determined by the District and may be subject to change.

All offers of employment will be contingent upon the availability of funds and approval by the Board of Trustees.

The Riverside Community College District is an equal opportunity employer and recognizes the need to provide reasonable accommodations to employees with disabilities. For more information, contact (951) 222-8039.

The Riverside Community College District complies with all federal and state rules and regulations and does not discriminate on the basis of ethnic group identification, national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, color, ancestry, genetic information, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or any characteristic listed or defined in Section 11135 of the Government Code or any characteristic that is contained in the prohibition of hate crimes set forth in subdivision (1) of Section 422.6 of the California Penal Code, or any other status protected by law. This holds true for all District employment opportunities. Inquiries regarding compliance and/or grievance procedures may be directed to the District's Title IX Officer/Section 504/ADA Coordinator. Harassment of any employee/student with regard to ethnic group identification, national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, color, ancestry, genetic information, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or any characteristic listed or defined in Section 11135 of the Government Code or any characteristic that is contained in the prohibition of hate crimes set forth in subdivision (1) of Section 422.6 of the California Penal Code, or any other status protected by law, is strictly prohibited. The Title IX Officer, Section 504/ADA Coordinator for the District is Ms. Lorraine Jones, 3801 Market Street, Riverside, CA 92501. Telephone Number is: (951) 222-8595.
Work Hours/Work Days for Classified and Hourly Positions Only:

Required Applicant Documents:
Resume or Curriculum Vitae
Cover Letter
Letter of Recommendation 1
Letter of Recommendation 2

Optional Applicant Documents:
Letter of Recommendation 3
Doctorate Transcript
Associate or Equivalent Transcript
Bachelors or Equivalent Transcript
Masters or Equivalent Transcript

Anticipated start date:
December 2018

Application Deadline:

Special Comments:
*It is anticipated that interviews will occur sometime during the 3rd or 4th week of November.
Please note: The selection process typically concludes within four to six weeks from the closing date. There are, however, exceptions to this general guideline. Status updates will be made throughout the process. Please refer to your account for any updates to the status of your application.


Only electronic, on-line applications are accepted. All supporting materials, required or optional, must also be in electronic formats and attached to the electronic, on-line application when applying. Supporting materials are only accepted as Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) or Microsoft Word files and must be less than 2 MB in size.

Interested candidates must apply by the deadline listed above by 8:00 p.m., Pacific Standard Time.

Application Types Accepted:
Classified/Management/Confidential Application

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