Executive Fellowship

Stony Brook, NY
Apr 20, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Description

Executive Fellowship-1700796

Required Qualifications: (As Evidenced by an Attached Resume)

Bachelor's Degree. Demonstrated leadership responsibilities, strong academic credentials, and strong communication skills (verbal and written). Demonstrated experience managing a project(s) from concept to completion. Analytical and problem solving skills. Ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master's Degree. At least two (2) years of prior experience working in an academic or administrative office setting. Experience working with and analyzing data. Experience working in higher education. Prior office experience.

Brief Description of Duties:

The Executive Fellowship is a one-year renewable position, with the possibility of renewal for a second year. Reporting to the Chief Deputy to the President. This opportunity is being offered to help future leaders gain skills and competencies in the field of higher education administration. The successful applicant will have a track record of proven leadership ability, as well as strong academic record.

• Assist in developing and managing strategic initiatives and projects for the Chief Deputy and the President.

• Be knowledgeable of best practices to track and ensure the effective execution of projects.

• Conduct research and analysis on projects or for committee work when necessary and at times conduct research on special projects and implementation of programs initiated by the President.

• Work with the Assistant to the President for Policy, Compliance and Presidential Initiatives to carry out assignments and committee work independently of the Chief Deputy. This will require good judgment and tact.

• Attend and participate in meetings with the Chief Deputy to the President.

• When appropriate, coordinate meetings and events, research data for reports, prepare meeting agendas, draft letters, research information, compose reports and oversee related distribution (mailings, etc.).

• As a part of the executive administrative function, research and respond to various inquiries while directing other inquires if necessary to responsible administrators. Much of the information handled is highly confidential and sensitive in nature.

• Learn about management and leadership through participation in high-level management decisions.

• Assist in researching and analyzing data for managerial decisions, using a variety of computer applications requiring advanced skill.

• Develop and deploy relevant and effective project reporting and business metrics to assist the Chief Deputy to make informed data-driven decisions for the University.

• Monitor and evaluate progress toward goals and objectives of the President.

• Assist the President’s deputies and assistants in executing their responsibilities to ensure the mission and goals of the University are achieved.

• Assist in analyzing new opportunities for alignment with institutional priorities.

• Help translate vision and business objectives into operational and organizational strategy and results.

• Enhance relevant professional skills and understanding of University operations through participation in various training programs, courses, or other learning opportunities as appropriate.

• Other duties or projects as assigned as appropriate to rank and departmental mission.

Application Procedure: Qualified applicants must submit an application portfolio, demonstrating how you meet the required criteria, consisting of the following:

• A current resume with cover letter

• Transcript

• Names and contact information of two professional references

• Letter of intent stating why you are interested in pursuing this opportunity, as well as career goals and professional interests.

Special Notes:

This is a full time appointment. FLSA Nonexempt position, eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA.

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About Stony Brook:

Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island's scenic North Shore. Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff. SBU is a comprehensive research-intensive university and a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), which includes 34 public universities among its 62 members. SBU consists of 12 schools and colleges and a teaching hospital that provides state-of-the-art healthcare in the Long Island region. SBU also manages and performs joint research with Brookhaven National Laboratory, the only Department of Energy Laboratory in the Northeast, and shares doctoral programs with Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, a world-renowned molecular biology institute. Home to the Emerson String Quartet, the Jackson Pollack House in East Hampton, New York, the Humanities Institute, and the Southampton Arts Program, and with endeavors that extend to the Turkana Basin Institute in Kenya and the Ranomafana National Park in Madagascar, SBU sustains an international reputation that cuts across the arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences.

Stony Brook University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We encourage protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, women and minorities to apply.

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Official Job Title: Institutional Studies Assistant
Job Field: Administrative & Professional (non-Clinical)
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: President Executive Office-Stony Brook University
Schedule: Full-time Day Shift 8:30 am - 5:00 pmPresident Executive Office-Stony Brook University
Posting Start Date: Apr 19, 2017
Posting End Date: May 19, 2017, 10:59:00 PM
Salary: $48,000-$53,500 (Commensurate with Experience) plus location pay of $3,026
Salary Grade: SL2


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