Vice President of Operations/CFO 040423-001A

  • Eastern Florida State College
  • Apr 05, 2023
Full time Accounting Operations Manager

Job Description

Eastern Florida State College is currently seeking applications for the full-time position of Vice President of Operations/CFO on the Melbourne Campus in Melbourne, Florida.

The Vice President of Operations/CFO is an executive level administrative position reporting to the President.  The Vice President of Operations/CFO is responsible for managing the following College departments:  Finance, Accounting, Purchasing, Facilities, Financial Aid, and Information Technologies. This position manages financial resources and articulates financial issues, challenges and solutions to the President, and the District Board of Trustees.

The following minimum qualifications for this position must be met before any applicant will be considered:

  •  Master’s Degree in Business Administration from a regionally accredited institution, or Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Licensure.
  • Current expertise in computer-technology applications for financial management and budgetary analysis, and in information technology generally.
  • Five years of executive-level experience at the management or governance levels in public or private/independent higher education.
  • Ability to read, analyze, interpret procedures, manuals, governmental regulations, contracts.
  • Problem-solving skills in a variety of situations.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, procedures, manuals.
  • Professional and informed interaction with students, parents, community members.
  • Exceptional communication skills (oral and written); effective presentation of information.
  • Proficient in use of email, Microsoft software, enterprise resource planning software.
  • Ability to access, input and retrieve information and/or data from a computer.
  • Evidence of accuracy, attention to detail, efficiency, and confidentiality in past positions.
  • Valid Florida Motor Vehicle Operator’s license required.
  • This position will require successful fingerprinting and the candidate chosen will be required to pay (currently $37.25). This fingerprinting fee ($37.25) is non-refundable.
  • Understanding of and commitment to Equal Access/Equal Opportunity
  • Official transcripts of all collegiate work will be required to be considered beyond the application phase*

*High School Diploma or GED or transcripts or official transcripts of all collegiate work (as appropriate for the position) must be sent directly from the attended institution to the Human Resources Office prior to the first day of employment.  All foreign degrees must have a course-by-course official evaluation and translation sent to the Human Resources Office directly from an evaluation company affiliated with the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc.


Minimum physical qualifications:

  •  Works inside in an office environment.
  • Must adapt to frequent interruptions due to telephones or staff, student, or other customer traffic.

The annual salary is negotiable and will consider credentials and experience.  Full-time employees of Eastern Florida State College receive fringe benefits including health insurance and a retirement plan.

Applications will be accepted until position is filled; however, the College reserves the right to extend or conclude searches without notice. 


All applicants must apply on-line at the Eastern Florida State College Website in order to be considered for employment.  If an applicant needs assistance in completing the on-line application, he/she should contact Human Resources.  With at least 24 hours advance notice, EFSC can provide readers, Braille, audio cassettes, computer readers, sign language interpreters, and Scribes.


Applications will not be considered after the deadline date unless justified and approved for exception by the Associate Vice President, Human Resources. All successful applicants must complete New Employee Orientation prior to beginning work. 


Eastern Florida State College, Human Resources, 1519 Clearlake Road, Cocoa, FL 32922

Telephone: (321) 433-7070  FAX: (321) 433-7065  Florida Relay: 1-800-955-8770



Eastern Florida State College is dedicated to providing a nondiscriminatory environment which promotes equal access, equal educational opportunity and equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of age, race, national origin, color, ethnicity, genetic information, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy, disability, marital status, veterans status, ancestry, or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment.

About the college

Eastern Florida State College, located in the heart of Florida’s Space Coast, is a co-educational, publicly supported post-secondary institution that adopted its current name on July 1, 2013 with the addition of four-year Bachelor's Degrees.

An accredited institution, EFSC is recognized as one of America's leading state colleges for quality instruction, organization and innovative, leading-edge programs.


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