Assistant to the Vice President for Finance and Administration Search Posted, Internal Candidates Encouraged to Apply!


Contributed by Michelle Rios-Dominguez

We are accepting applications from current Ithaca College employees for a full-time position to perform a variety of advanced, diversified and confidential administrative and office management duties in direct support of the Vice President for Finance and Administration and Associate Vice President for Business and Finance.

The successful candidate will oversee the administrative and operational activities within the Office of the Vice President; schedule appointments and arrange meetings and divisional activities; compose and prepare letters and other confidential correspondence; assimilate data and prepare reports and presentations; and assist in maintaining the office budgets. Prepare documentation and process and approve financial transactions processed through the HR/Payroll and Financial system, Parnassus; maintain confidential records, files and documents; and provide assistance with special projects.

Qualifications:  Associates degree and a minimum of 4 years previous office experience or the equivalent combination of education and experience; excellent attention to detail; strong written and verbal communication skills; extensive knowledge of various word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software packages; previous experience maintaining office budgets and working with financial data; and the ability to handle confidential information required. Previous supervisory experience preferred. INTERNAL CANDIDATES TO ITHACA COLLEGE ONLY.

Interested internal applicants should apply on-line at and attach a cover letter, resume, and a list containing the contact information for at least three professional references. Questions about the online application process should be directed to the Office of Human Resources at 607-274-8000. Screening of applicants will begin immediately, for full consideration, applications should be submitted by Monday, July 15th, 2013.

Ithaca College is committed to building a diverse academic community and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply.  Experience that contributes to the diversity of the college is appreciated.