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Director of Administrative Services

Title of Position: Director for Administrative Services

Period: Full-time state government, non-merit position

Starting Date: Open until filled; 1st review of submissions February 12, 2018

Compensation: Competitive salary and benefits, commensurate with qualifications and experience

Work Location: Frankfort, KY 40601; work setting is office environment, with minimal in-state travel

The Council on Postsecondary Education coordinates change and improvement in Kentucky’s postsecondary education system as directed by the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Improvement Act of 1997 (HB 1). The Council employs about 75 staff and manages an annual operating budget of more than $70 million, comprised of state General Fund, federal funds, agency funds, trust funds, pass-through federal and state grants, and private grant funds.

As an integral member of the Council’s Finance and Administration unit, the Director is responsible for oversight and management of the Administrative Services area, which includes traditional business functions, such as procurement, accounting, grants and contracts administration, and financial reporting. The Director is also responsible for the preparation of annual audit work papers, for assisting with the preparation of the Council’s governmental financial statements, and for final management review of audit statements and narratives.

 Duties and Responsibilities

Education and Experience



(The successful candidate may be required to obtain one of the above Accounting or Financial Management certifications within 12 months of hire date)

Contact Information

Interested applicants should send a letter of application specifically addressing the responsibilities and qualifications of the position, a resume, and the names, titles, and contact information for at least three professional references to:

Pegge Woolums, Office Staff Assistant and Human Resources Generalist
Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education
1024 Capital Center Drive, Suite 320
Frankfort, KY 40601

The Council on Postsecondary Education is an equal opportunity employer.

Last Updated 1/12/2018