Peru State College
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Administrative Employment Opportunities
Vice President for Administration and Finance



Start Date :
Review of application materials begins immediately.

To receive full consideration, materials should be received on or before January 15, 2013.



Peru State College, a part of the Nebraska State College System, offers a competitive salary and benefit package.


Master’s degree required (with MBA preferred). Doctorate in a relevant area beneficial. At least seven years of progressively responsible management experience in positions featuring the responsibilities above. Demonstrated expertise in financial management and forecasting annual and strategic budgeting, facilities management and capital project oversight. Understanding of and experience with information systems project planning and implementation support. Demonstrated ability to work collegially with internal and external constituencies. Strong attention to detail and commitment to accuracy. Superb time management and organizational skills. Excellent communication (including formal presentation), interpersonal and personnel management and supervisory skills. Experience providing collaborative leadership within an organization and developing professional capacity in department leaders and staff.


Under the supervision of the President, the Vice President for Administration and Finance (VPAF) will provide vision and leadership for the college in the areas of administration and finance. As a key member of Cabinet, the VPAF will work collaboratively with Cabinet colleagues, administrators, faculty, staff and students to support a student-centered culture of engagement. As the College’s chief business and financial officer, the Vice President is responsible for developing and overseeing controls, policies and procedures that effectively steward the college’s human, physical and financial resources. The VPAF will provide leadership and oversight for Accounting, Budget, Business Office, Campus Services, Computer Services, Financial Aid, and Human Resources as well as providing leadership for the institution’s ongoing efforts to pursue innovative business solutions and to develop operating strategies that enhance revenues and efficiency and lead to more cost-effective administrative practices.  The VPAF will serve as the principal advisor to the President on budget review and planning and assume a collaborative role in defining and implementing the strategic vision of the College as well as to improve the overall effectiveness and quality of the College’s financial and business planning and operations. The VPAF will be committed to accountability and fiscal stability and dedicated to the student-focused educational mission of Peru State. The position requires an individual with vision, integrity, and energy, along with the ability to manage positively in an environment that has a strong emphasis on cooperation, collegiality, employee development and inclusion. The VPAF will balance the institution’s primary missions of academic instruction and student development with advocacy for the needs of the administrative division.



Application Procedure:

Employment Application (pdf)


Send the following:

  1. the completed application
  2. letter of interest
  3. resume clearly showing education, work background and years of experience
  4. contact information for five current references (name, address, telephone number and email)


Human Resources

Peru State College

PO Box 10

Peru, NE 68421-0010.


GENERAL INFORMATION: PSC’s “Campus of a Thousand Oaks,” an arboretum campus, is nestled in historic southeast Nebraska. The state’s first and fastest-growing college, Peru State offers a unique mix of innovative online and traditional classroom undergraduate and graduate programs, including online graduate degrees in education and organizational management. PSC is a member institution of the Nebraska State College System. For more information, visit or call 1-800-742-4412.

Peru State College is an equal opportunity institution.  PSC does not discriminate against any student, employee orapplicant on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, or age in employment and education opportunities, including but not limited to admission decisions.  The College has designated an individual to coordinate the College’s nondiscrimination efforts to comply with regulations implementing Title VI, VII, IX, and Section 504.  Inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies and practices may be directed to Eulanda Cade, Director of Human Resources, Title VI, VII, IX Compliance Coordinator, Peru State College, PO Box 10, Peru, NE 68421-0010, (402) 872-2230.