Vice President of Administration

Dutchess Community College

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Dutchess Community College invites applications and nominations for the position of Vice President of Administration. Dutchess Community College (DCC) serves as the community college for both Dutchess and Putnam counties, and draws students from surrounding counties and beyond. It is one of the most highly regarded of the 30 community colleges in the State University of New York system and is located on 130 acres in the Town of Poughkeepsie, in the scenic and historic mid-Hudson Valley. It is one of the largest employers in Dutchess County and plays a vital role in local economic development and the community’s cultural and social environment. The current and previous County Executives are DCC alumni, and the College enjoys a collegial and productive relationship with county government.


Reporting directly to the President and serving as an integral member of the senior leadership team, the Vice President of Administration (VPA) will play a significant role as a collaborative leader and strategic partner in shaping the future of Dutchess Community College. The successful candidate will welcome the opportunity to join a culture that is both collaborative and consensus driven and one in which ability to forge strong working relationships and partnerships across divisions is particularly valued.


Primary responsibilities include oversight of strategic financial planning and analysis of resource use and development; partnering in budget planning and oversight of budget implementation; student financial services; risk management; accounting, procurement, and business services; internal audit; facilities planning, construction, and operations; human resource services and employee relations; institutional technology; and environmental health and safety services.


Application deadline has been extended to November 6, 2017. Prior to submission, please review the Executive Search Profile for the position’s unique opportunities and qualifications. To ensure full consideration, you will be required to submit: 1) a current resume or CV; 2) a cover letter addressing the position; and 3) the contact information for three professional references. Please scroll up and click on the Apply Now button to securely submit your application.


All communications may be directed in confidence to:  Mr. Jesse Thompson, Senior Consultant, at (617) 901-4880, or to



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