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Houghton College

Vice President for Finance

Houghton College
Houghton, New York, United States

Date Posted: 07/27/2006
Categories: Administrative
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Houghton College announces a nationwide search to recruit an innovative and collaborative individual for the position of Vice President for Finance. Reporting directly to the President and an integral member of the Presidents cabinet, the Vice President for Finance provides oversight and coordination of financial operations, and will work with the President to develop and implement a plan for the long term financial strength of the college. Qualifications include an MBA or other relevant advanced certification, demonstrated experience and leadership in financial management within an equivalent environment, and an evangelical Christian worldview. A full job description can be found at:

Founded in 1883, Houghton College is a Christian liberal arts college in the Wesleyan tradition. Few colleges have so successfully combined the inspiration and strength of the Christian spirit with a contemporary, academically excellent, liberal arts education. Houghton College has an idyllic sense of community that is the desire of many colleges. Enrollment exceeds 1,200 students, with over 90 percent residential. The college has an operating budget in excess of $30 million and a growing endowment that now approaches $35 million.

Houghton is a leader in the Council of Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU). The typical incoming Houghton student scores 160+ points above the national average on the SAT, and two-thirds are in the top 25 percent of their high school class. Houghton has been named to the Honor Roll in The Templeton Guide, which selects colleges that encourage character development. Additional information on Houghton College can be found at:

While applications and nominations will be received until a new Vice President for Finance is selected, interested parties are encouraged to submit their materials by November 1, 2006, to receive optimal consideration. Send a nomination or submit a cover letter, vitae and list of references to:
Office of the President
Houghton College
One Willard Avenue
Houghton, NY 14744
(585) 567-9310

Houghton College is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity within its administration, faculty, staff and student populations.