Human Resources

Vice President for Finance and Administration

Alma College seeks an accomplished and strategic leader to be its next Vice President for Finance and Administration

A key member of the President’s senior administrative team, the Vice President serves as treasurer to the Board of Trustees and as Alma’s chief financial officer, overseeing the college’s $110,000,000 endowment and an annual operating budget of $65 million.

The Vice President is also responsible for the Business Affairs sector, which has 90 full-time employees and a budget of $14 million; the sector includes financial services, facilities management, human resources, information technology services, mailing and printing, food services, and College Corner Coffee and Books.

The ideal candidate will have a broad portfolio of leadership accomplishments with demonstrated financial and management success, an entrepreneurial spirit, and an understanding of and commitment to liberal arts education.

A Phi Beta Kappa institution, Alma is a selective, residential private liberal arts college of 1400 students. It is dedicated to providing an academically challenging undergraduate education in a supportive environment emphasizing active, collaborative learning and close student-faculty interaction. The college is located in the city of Alma, Michigan, less than an hour north of Lansing and two hours from the state’s largest city of Detroit.   

Additional information may be found at: Nominations and applications (letter and resume) should be sent to by June 30, 2014. Confidential inquiries may be addressed to Alice Miller or Peggy Plympton.

Alma College is an equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty, staff and student body.

Story published on May 23, 2014