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Vice President for Finance and Administration
Title:Vice President for Finance and Administration

The Vice President for Finance and Administration (VPFA) reports to the President of the College and serves as a member of the Cabinet. The VPFA manages, plans, and oversees the College's financial services, human resources, food service, information technology, contract management, physical plant, and auxiliary services to ensure the College's capacity to fulfill its educational mission and vision and to maintain the overall financial health of the institution. As the Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, the VPFA exercises a major responsibility for the accounting and investing of the LaGrange College endowments and investments. The VPFA promotes a customer-oriented service attitude and serves as the executive officer directly responsible for providing leadership and general management of business and accounting, endowment and investment accounting, budgeting, human resources, risk management, and procurement.

The desired candidate is a person of integrity who excels at strategic thinking and enjoys working collaboratively. The candidate should have demonstrated exceptional financial experience of at least 10 years in higher education or not-for-profit finance.

LaGrange College welcomes nominations and applications for the Vice President of Finance and
Administration position. Applications should include a letter of candidacy; a resume or vita; and the name and contact information (phone and email) of three references. All materials should be submitted at

Nominations are also welcome. To nominate a candidate, please send your nomination to Lisa Cornell, Executive Assistant to the President, at . LaGrange College will begin reviewing application materials in October 2022. Although application materials will be accepted until the time that a new vice president is selected, candidates should submit materials by October 10, 2022, for the most favorable consideration.

LaGrange College challenges the minds and inspires the souls of its students. Founded in 1831 and committed to its relationship with the United Methodist Church and its Wesleyan and liberal arts traditions, the College supports students in their search for truth. An ethical and caring community that values excellence, service, civility, diversity and inclusion, LaGrange College prepares students to become successful, responsible citizens who aspire to lives of integrity and moral courage.

LaGrange College will be distinguished as a college that transforms the lives of its students and its communities.

LaGrange College is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or veteran status. Persons applying to LaGrange College for employment may be required to submit to a background check.

LaGrange College seeks to attract ethnic, racial, and gender diverse candidates who may present different levels of experience and perspectives.  If you embrace the LaGrange College values of excellence, service, diversity, civility, and inclusion, and are committed to modeling those attributes in our community, we invite you to submit your application for consideration.

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