Recognized as one of the top 10 research universities worldwide, a culture of collaboration sparks discoveries that advance society and drive economic impact. Best practices, best people at the best place to work! Our team is looking to add an extremely creative individual as the new Associate Vice Chancellor for Resource Administration. If you are a strategic leader with an innovative mind, we want you!
Priority will be given to candidates that apply on or before January 13, 2021.
The Associate Vice Chancellor for Resource Administration, Academic Affairs (AVC-RA) is the chief financial and administrative officer for Academic Affairs, has a dotted line reporting relationship to the Campus Chief Financial Officer, and serves as a primary resource consultant for the Vice Chancellors reporting to the Executive Vice Chancellor, Academic Affairs (EVC), i.e., VC Equity, Diversity & Inclusion (VC EDI), and VC Student Affairs (VC SA).
The AVC-RA reports to the EVC and is responsible for providing high level strategic direction and planning for Academic Affairs as well as providing leadership and/or work direction to several functional areas and management oversight across the organization that reports to the EVC.
The AVC-RA: represents and acts on behalf of the EVC and possesses delegated authority on all budgetary and administrative matters within the EVC's span of control; develops and sets institutional policy and procedures; establishes internal controls to assess and manage risk in areas such as budget and finance, human resources, labor relations, facilities renovation and management, and information systems; serves as a member of the EVC's senior leadership team; formulates and implements strategic, tactical, organizational, financial, and operational solutions to institution-wide issues; works closely with Academic Affairs' academic leaders to manage matters including the management of faculty recruitment and retention related budgets; works closely with other senior staff to acquire and manage resources and infrastructure necessary to adequately support the teaching, research and service mission of Academic Affairs; investigates and resolves issues with potential campus-wide impact and consequence.
Plans and leads projects and initiatives in support of Academic Affairs' broad instructional, research, and outreach mission. Sets and guides priorities, and coordinates interrelated projects among functional areas. Serves as the key administrative liaison between the EVC and other areas of Academic Affairs including the Academic Divisions, Professional Schools, Colleges, Academic Support Units (Library, Academic Computing, Graduate Studies, Summer Session, Office for Students with Disabilities (OSD), Academic Integrity), EVC Offices (Academic Personnel, Undergraduate Dean, Institutional Research, Stuart Collection), and Extended Studies and Public Programs.
AVC-RA serves as the key administrative liaison between Academic Affairs and other VC areas, UCSD departments, schools, central campus administrative units and the Academic Senate. Represents Academic Affairs by serving on or chairing campus committees and working groups. Develops relationships with other campuses, Office of the President (OP), and other relevant organizations that will help inform the development of analyses, models, and strategic directions.
Advanced Degree in Public Administration, Finance, or Business or a minimum of ten (10) years related business experience in a research oriented academic environment; or an appropriate combination of education and experience.
Advanced skills in strategy development, systems planning and change management.
Strong ability to establish metrics for department and employee goals which measure effectiveness of contributions to efficient operations of department. Excellent leadership abilities to oversee multiple functions or departments through subordinate managers.
Excellent skills to work collaboratively and act persuasively in sensitive situations; skills in conflict management techniques.
Able to interpret and communicate, both verbally and in writing, highly complex, and often highly technical information in a clear and concise manner.
Thorough knowledge of organizational theory and ability to translate into practice and advanced knowledge of organizational consulting.
Advanced project management skills.
Demonstrated skills in establishing and implementing customer service standards.
Expert knowledge and extensive experience in analysis of complex financial data to determine financial feasibility and institutional risk, formulation and implementation of creative solutions, financial a
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