Position title
Executive Director of Operations/Project Manager


The Community College of Aurora serves our diverse community by providing high-quality instruction and support services to prepare students for transfer and employment. We are particularly interested in applicants that demonstrate a commitment to working with individuals and groups from diverse identities, including but not limited to: socioeconomic, cultural, sexual orientation, gender identity expression, disability, multilingual learners, veterans, non-traditional, race and ethnic backgrounds.

More than 20 different languages and 60 countries are represented at CCA. In addition to traditional degree and certificate programs, CCA offers non-credit professional development courses, customized training, and economic and workforce development resources to employer partners and individual professionals seeking to enhance the capacity and productivity of their workforce or individual knowledge and skills. The college centers diversity, equity, and inclusion and we actively seek to employee partners who want to join us in working to reducing outcome gaps among our diverse student population.


The Community College of Aurora is a dynamic institution that strives to serve its diverse staff and student population founded on principles of equity and inclusion.
The Associate Vice-President of Administrative Services is responsible for the planning, development, implementation, and evaluation of the Facilities, Security and Auxiliary Services Units of the Community College of Aurora.



  • Assist Vice President of Operations/Chief Financial Officer with developing financial plans and strategies to support the College’s vision, mission and strategic goals. Establish goals and objectives for the Facilities and Security Units of the College to support the attainment of the mission, vision, values and goals of the college.
  • Assist Vice President of Operations/Chief Financial Officer with the development, implementation and enforcement of administrative policies and procedures to assure that the College fiscal, facilities, personnel and related activities are in compliance with State of Colorado Statutes, State of Colorado Fiscal Rules, generally accepted accounting and financial practices, and federal laws or regulations where applicable.
  • Assist Vice President of Operations/Chief Financial Officer with initiating and collaborating with contracts, review and approve all expenditure contracts and leases, as delegated by the State Controller’s Office.
  • Implement the annual planning and evaluation cycle for the staff and departments for Facilities and Security Units, and provide oversight for the supervision of all personnel in the assigned areas.
  • Assist Vice President of Operations/Chief Financial Officer facilitate professional development for Administrative Services Personnel.
  • Provide oversight and leadership for the direction and control of college facilities through delegation to and supervision of the Director of Facilities, who is responsible for custodial services, maintenance, and grounds. Provide leadership for the development and maintenance of the facility master plan in accordance with state agency requirements and the CCA facility improvement plans. Work with Director of Facilities to serve as liaison on construction projects, including working with architects, contractors, inspectors, etc. to complete college projects.
  • Assist Vice President of Operations/Chief Financial Officer with coordinating the efforts of CCA to secure funding from the State of Colorado and other  sources to improve college facilities and to implement the recommendations of the Community College of Aurora  Facilities Master Plan.
  • Provide oversight and leadership for Security at all College facilities through delegation, supervision and coordination with the Lowry Security Director and the Community College of Aurora’s Director of  Security and Emergency Management.
  • Direct and manage the college auxiliary operations via contractual arrangements with the bookstore and food services.
  • Advise the Vice President of Operations/Chief Financial Officer in  emergency situations including weather emergencies and college closures.
  • Assume other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Vice President of Operations/Chief Financial Officer of the College.


  • Demonstrated public sector financial and management experience
  • Evidence of strong interpersonal communication and leadership skills – excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Evidence of strong administrative skills including the ability to meet deadlines, make thoughtful and timely decisions, pay attention to detail, prioritize effectively, and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Team player – effective member of senior management team
  • Experience working cooperatively and effectively in a complex and diverse work environment and with both internal and external stakeholders




  • Bachelor's Degree in finance, business administration, accounting, public administration or other closely-related field
  • Progressive, broad based experience in fiscal and operational management roles
  • Supervisory experience
  • Demonstrated experience in strategic planning, fiscal and risk management
  • Knowledge of and experience with procurement processes, financial controls, and regulatory compliance


  • Master's Degree in finance, business administration, accounting, public administration or other closely-related field
  • Administration and finance experience within higher education or public sector
  • Experience with facilities master planning, major construction projects and facilities management

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Job Location
16000 East CentreTech Parkway, Aurora, CO, 80011-9036
Job Type
Employment Type
$ $105,000.00 Per year
Date posted
November 15, 2023
Valid through
January 15, 2024
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