Vice President for Finance and Administration

Centenary College of Louisiana in Louisiana

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted June 4, 2014
Type Administrative
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time

Centenary College of Louisiana invites applications for the position of Vice President for Finance and Administration (VPFA). The VPFA serves as the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Business Officer of the College, providing executive level direction and guidance for planning, development, implementation, and coordination of business and financial programs, policies and procedures. The VPFA formulates current and long range financial plans, forecasts and analyses for presentation to the President, Cabinet, and Board of Trustees.

The VPFA supervises the Business Office, Facilities Services, Human Resources (including Payroll) and Information Technology.

Centenary is a selective, residential, national, liberal arts college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Founded in 1825, it is the oldest chartered liberal arts college west of the Mississippi River and is a member of the Associated Colleges of the South With a population of about 400,000 in the metropolitan area, Shreveport-Bossier is near the Arkansas and Texas borders and is known as Louisiana's Other Side.

The review of candidates will begin immediately and will continue until a new Vice President for Finance and Administration is appointed.  Application materials should include a letter of interest in which the candidate identifies the distinctive qualifications, background, and experience which prepare him or her for effective leadership. Candidates should provide resume and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of five references. 

A detailed job description is available at the Colleges website at


All documents should be electronically submitted (MS Word format) to:

 Department of Human Resources
Centenary College of Louisiana
2911 Centenary Boulevard
Shreveport, Louisiana 71104
Fax: 318.869-5281

 Inquiries will be held in confidence.

 Centenary recognizes that diversity is essential to its goal of providing an educational environment where students explore the unfamiliar, invent new approaches to understanding, and connect their work and lives to the world at large. We thus welcome applicants who would add to the College's diversity of ideas, beliefs, experiences, and cultural backgrounds. EOE.

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