Job Details

Director of Budget HV-MC-29

Position Type: Full-time

Location: Troy,New York,United States

Application closes: 2022-03-27

Founded in 1953, Hudson Valley Community College (HVCC) located in scenic Upstate NY is a multi-campus College with locations in Troy and Malta New York. HVCC offers more than 80 degree and certificate programs in three schools: Business and Liberal Arts; Health Sciences; and Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). Hudson Valley is one of 30 community colleges in the State University of New York (SUNY) system and serves nearly 9,000 students each year. The college is a recognized leader in career and transfer preparation, workforce training initiatives, distance learning and service to a diverse population of students. Hudson Valley has an extension center in Malta, NY known as HVCC North and sponsors the Capital District Educational Opportunity Center in Troy, NY. With more than 80,000 alumni and nearly 1,000 employees, the college and is a catalyst for educational opportunity and economic development in the Capital Region of New York State.

Hudson Valley seeks experienced, dynamic, capable, creative and caring individuals who would like to join our team and continue to build on decades of successful service to our community.

Director of Budget

In order to be considered an applicant for this position you must meet the minimum qualifications as stated in this announcement. HVCC does not support Visas. Applicants must currently hold an unrestricted employment authorization to work in the United States and appointment will be contingent upon completion of a background check.

Qualifications for Employment

Bachelor of Science degree, five years of progressively responsible experience involving development and administration of budgets or related financial record systems, expertise in software applications for quantitative analysis and fiscal prediction models, and the ability to communicate complicated financial issues to a variety of stakeholders is required. Relevant Master’s degree, significant budgeting experience in an educational and/or Public Sector context, and familiarity with Banner finance applications preferred. Attainment of Master’s degree required within the initial 5 years of employment.

Nature and Scope of Duties

The Director of Budget reports to the Vice President for Administration and CFO and/or designee and performs the following duties:

• Develops and monitors the College’s annual operating budget.

• Establishes budgetary guidelines, reviews departmental budget requests, conducts related hearings/meetings with Administrators and department heads, and performs related budget manual and report development functions.

• Monitors and analyzes performance against the operating budget and competing resource needs.

• Develops and implements tools and reporting used for planning, forecasting, monitoring, and decision support.

• Leads the budgeting process for annual, quarterly, and monthly budget development. Develops budgetary policies and guidelines to meet short and long-term financial goals.

• Coordinates and assists departmental personnel with budget activity, proper expenditures coding, document preparation, and other budget related activities.

• Prepares the College’s fiscal plan incorporating short/long-range enrollment trend data and consequent staffing levels, short/long-range equipment acquisition needs, and other expenditures and revenue projections for final review by the Vice President for Finance and subsequent approval by the College President and Board of Trustees.

• Works with the Office of Institutional Research in order to obtain statistical data for enrollment and its respective faculty load relationship in order to facilitate the timely execution of program expansion and reduction decisions.

• During the academic year, meets with College Leadership and departments to discuss budgetary issues with respect to current year expenditure patterns, projections for future appropriation needs, and short/long-range departmental funding requests to meet current and future departmental objectives.

• Assures preparation of monthly financial statements that analyze cost and revenue trends and other fiscal data, current with previous fiscal years.

• Develops appropriate trend charts and other management information devices for presentations to the President, Board of Trustees, and County legislature, to facilitate understanding of budget expenditure and revenue levels.

• Works with the Vice President for Administration and CFO and the Director of Facilities to construct the financial portion of the College’s five-year capital construction request to prepare and submit appropriate forms and resolutions to the College President, Board of Trustees, SUNY, and County Capital Facilities office.

• Assures accurate and timely filing of the processing of capital construction vouchers to the County of Rensselaer for payment as well as filing and receipt of state aid from the Dormitory Authority and SUNY Capital Facilities with respect to the capital program. Supervises the accounting function relative to this area which includes debt service payment, account reconciliation, account analysis, and maintenance of the ledger, in addition to authorizing requisitions for fund availability.

• Performs such other duties as assigned.

Salary is commensurate with experience. The salary range is $80.000-$90,000.

Hudson Valley offers a competitive benefit package which includes low cost health insurance and a generous leave policy.

To apply, please visit and complete the online application before the close date of March 27, 2022.

Hudson Valley provides educational access to a diverse community of traditional and non-traditional learners in an environment that fosters lifelong learning and freedom of inquiry and expression. Hudson Valley values equity, inclusion, and dignity for all.

Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Bi-lingual applicants strongly encouraged to apply.

Hudson Valley Community College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer


Hudson Valley Community College serves approximately 13,500 students each semester, and employs more than 630 full- and part-time faculty members. Currently the second-largest institution of higher learning in the Capital Region of New York State, Hudson Valley Community College offers more than 70 degree and certificate programs through its four schools: Business; Engineering & Industrial Technologies; Health Sciences; and Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Although 80 percent of Hudson Valley's students come from the immediate Capital Region, the rest come from every county of New York State and many other states and foreign countries. The college ranks 52nd (as of the 2007-08 academic year) nationally in the number of associate degrees awarded annually, and has more than 65,000 alumni.

Founded in 1953, the college is sponsored by Rensselaer County and is part of the State University of New York system. The college is governed by a 10-member Board of Trustees, which is appointed by the Governor (4), the Rensselaer County Legislature (5), and elected from among the student body (1).

The college is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education and is a member of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. All of Hudson Valley's programs are registered and approved by the New York State Department of Education. In addition, several of the academic programs are accredited by specialized national professional accrediting associations, such as the National League for Nursing, the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences and the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology.

The college's Associate in Applied Science (AAS) and Associate in Occupational Studies (AOS) programs lead to immediate employment in industry, business, government and health agencies. The college's Associate in Arts (AA) and Associate in Science (AS) programs lead to transfer of students to four-year colleges and universities. In addition, the college sponsors a number of certificate programs that prepare students for selected occupational specialties.

The college, through its Workforce Development Institute, coordinates customized training for many area businesses and government agencies. The Office of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions offers credit-bearing courses at convenient times and places, while the Office of Community and Professional Education offers a wide variety of non-credit and short-term courses that serve a wide range of community and professional needs and interests. More than 10,000 individuals benefit each year from the college's off-campus programs.

The campus provides extensive, state-of-the-art facilities to support its academic programs, including the Bulmer Telecommunications Center, which encompasses the latest innovations in multi-media presentation, video teleconferencing, distance learning, and instructional technology, and the McDonough Sports Complex, a 126,000-square-foot recreational facility that contains a field house and the ice rink.

As a comprehensive, full-service community college, Hudson Valley is committed to meeting the educational and training needs of diverse constituencies. Ninety-four percent of Hudson Valley graduates find immediate employment in their field or successfully transfer directly to a four-year institution following graduation.

The college's academic programs are designed to be consistent with those offered by other two-year institutions within the SUNY system, and they are designed to promote compatibility and transferability to four-year institutions. The college maintains joint admission and transfer agreements with dozens of four-year colleges and universities.

Hudson Valley Community College offers many distinctive programs, including vocational apprenticeship programs and many unique health science programs. For example, Hudson Valley's dental hygiene program is the only program of its kind within an approximate 150-mile radius.

The college provides distinctive student support services to ensure success, including the Collegiate Academic Support Program, the Learning Assistance Center, the Educational Opportunity Program, the Disability Resource Center, the Peer Tutoring Program, the Smart Start Program, and the Viking Day Care Center. Services are available to all students, whether they attend full- or part-time, or in the day or evening.


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