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                  Chief Financial Officer

College Overview

Since offering its first classes at area high schools in 1985, Collin College has expanded to serve more than 55,000 credit and continuing education students each year. The only public college in the county, the college offers more than 100 degrees and certificates in a wide range of disciplines.

Collin County Community College District is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate degrees and certificates.


Through its campuses, centers, and programs, Collin County Community College District fulfills community and industry needs and its statutory charge by providing:

  • Academic courses in the arts and sciences to transfer to senior institutions
  • Programs leading to baccalaureate degrees, associate degrees or certificates, including technical programs, designed to develop marketable skills and promote economic development
  • Continuing adult education programs for academic, professional, occupational and cultural enhancement
  • Developmental education and literacy programs designed to improve the basic skills of students
  • A program of student support services, including counseling and learning resources designed to assist individuals in achieving their educational and career goals
  • Workforce, economic, and community development initiatives designed to meet local and statewide needs
  • Other purposes as may be directed by the Collin Board of Trustees and/or the laws of the State of Texas

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Campus Profiles

Collin College is committed to providing accessible opportunities for learning, involvement, and innovation throughout the community. The college offers credit and continuing education courses at convenient locations across the district.

Preston Ridge Campus (PRC)
Set along the historic Shawnee Trail, Preston Ridge Campus is the second largest Collin campus with over 8,500 students. Students can take advantage of unique programs and amenities that foster exploration, collaboration, and critical thinking. PRC houses the award-winning Institute of Hospitality and Culinary Education (IHCE), the National Convergence Technology Center (CTC), an impressive conference center, and a university-style central quad.
Location: 9700 Wade Boulevard, Frisco, TX 75035

Central Park Campus (CPC)
As Collin College’s original campus, Central Park Campus (CPC) is home to the nationally-recognized Cary A. Israel Health Sciences Center where Collin’s programs in Nursing and Health Sciences programs are housed. The CPC also provides general education courses that prepare students for the pursuit of a wide variety of academic goals. Students can take advantage of support resources in the Center for Academic Assistance, as well as a number of unique academic opportunities like the Honors Institute.
Location: 2200 W. University Drive, McKinney, TX 75071

Collin Higher Education Center (CHEC)
The Collin Higher Education Center was created to provide a unique, multi-institutional higher education experience to area students. Five universities offer a variety of bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees in one convenient, local university center. Texas A&M University-Commerce, Texas Woman’s University, The University of Texas at Dallas, The University of North Texas, and Texas Tech University have partnered with Collin College to offer numerous services and amenities to support students, including on-site advising and admission assistance, wireless internet, computer labs, study areas, free and secure parking, and a student lounge.
Location: Northeast corner of Hwy 121 and 75 Central; 3452 Spur 399, McKinney, TX 75069

Public Safety Training Center (PSTC)
The Public Safety Training Center opened in the fall of 2018 and serves as the home for the Fire Science and Law Enforcement academies at Collin College. The center will also provide expanded training and professional development opportunities for local fire departments and law enforcement agencies.
Location: 3600 Redbud Blvd., McKinney, Texas 75069

Spring Creek Campus (SCC)
At the Spring Creek Campus, students benefit from rigorous academic and workforce programs at an active and engaging campus. SCC is home to the John Anthony Theatre and a myriad of fine arts programming, including an impressive art gallery and dance studio. SCC also houses Cougar Basketball and Tennis, the Honors Institute, Veterans Resource Center, and CASMNS: The Center for Science, Math, and Natural Sciences.
Location: 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway, Plano, TX 75074

Courtyard Center (CYC)
The Courtyard Center is conveniently located in Plano and houses the Collin Small Business Development Center (SBDC), the Center for Workforce and Economic Development (CWED), Collin’s Seniors Active in Learning (SAIL) program, and the Continuing Education and Workforce Development department.
Location: 4800 Preston Park Boulevard, Plano, TX 75093

Allen Center
Allen Center, Collin College’s campus located within Allen High School, offers dual credit classes to high school students, as well as regular credit and continuing education courses.
Location: 300 Rivercrest Boulevard, Allen, TX 75002

Rockwall Center
Students in Rockwall and the surrounding area can complete general education courses at this conveniently located Collin College center. We offered both day and evening courses throughout the year.
Location: 2301 South John King Blvd., Rockwall, Texas 75032

Mission and Core Values

Collin County Community College District is a student and community-centered institution committed to developing skills, strengthening character, and challenging the intellect.

Delivering a brighter future for our students and communities.

Core Values
We have a passion for:

  • Learning
  • Service and Involvement
  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Academic Excellence
  • Dignity and Respect
  • Integrity

Opportunity Overview

Collin College is seeking an experienced Chief Financial Officer with a depth and breadth of higher education knowledge and experience that can help the college complete its master plan for developing new campuses across its service area. The successful candidate must have unquestioned integrity, the ability to work with ambiguity, a good sense of humor, and a strong sense of mission to be a senior contributor in reaching our vision of delivering a brighter future for our students and communities. The next Chief Financial Officer must have demonstrated experience in strategic planning and management of large, complex budgets. In addition, the successful candidate will have experience working with taxing units, as well as bond referendums and allocation of funds.

Reporting to Dr. Neil Matkin, District President, this key position will serve as a member of the District President’s Cabinet and lead the college’s business, financial, investment, purchasing, and auxiliary services. In addition, the Chief Financial Officer is responsible for facilities and construction activities in support of the college’s eight existing campuses and centers and four new campuses under development that will be opening in 2020-2021, funded by a $600 million bond issue approved by Collin County voters in 2017. The successful candidate will have in-depth knowledge of best practices in higher education financial and investment practices with exceptional written and verbal communication skills. The next Chief Financial Officer will fully embrace collaboration from an outstanding team of colleagues across the college.

This is a unique opportunity to join one of the foremost community college districts in Texas. With a dedicated Board of Trustees, the lowest tuition in the state, and the second lowest tax rate among Texas community colleges, Collin College serves our students and citizens by providing excellence in educational opportunities and returning over a half billion dollars in economic impact each year to our communities.

This position offers the opportunity to make significant contributions with a fiscally sound, multi-campus community college district that serves a growing population of more than 55,000 credit and non-credit students annually in the North Texas region. Collin’s campuses are beautifully designed, located in thriving communities, and boast a truly outstanding faculty and staff.

Required Experience/Skills

  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution required; Master's degree in business administration or related field preferred
  • Five (5) years of significant administrative experience or equivalent, with demonstrated expertise in large scale financial systems required. Demonstrated experience successfully executing a large scale bond program is highly desired.
  • Licenses & Certification: CPA license preferred.

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Application Process

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Please direct inquiries and nominations to the College’s search consultant: Rebecca Albertini, Vice President - Pauly Group, Inc., 3901 Wood Duck Drive, Suite E, Springfield, IL 62711, Phone: 815-521-1593, Fax: 217-241-5401, E-mail: rebeccaa@paulygroup.com.

Please submit application materials electronically on the Collin College website by following this link or cut and paste the following URL into your computer browser. https://collin.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=595&site=9.

The committee will begin review of applications immediately. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, with materials submitted by Monday, May 13, 2019 receiving priority consideration. All applications are confidential and references will not be contacted without the expressed authorization of the applicant.

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