Associate Vice President

May 12, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Associate Vice President

Job Posting Number: JPE00517

Department: 2AD-Academic Outreach & Economic Development

Job Open Date: 05/08/2017

Screening Date:

Job Close Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Job Grade: E2

Pay Range: Commensurate with Experience

Position Number: A98898

Benefits: UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, full tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.

Job Category: Executive

Job Type:

Special Instructions to Applicants
Screening of applicants will begin June 7, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

Summary of Duties
Coordinates civic and corporate outreach of all university divisions; establishes and oversees outreach relationships for economic and community development; provides administrative direction for The Center for Professional and Continuing Education, Turning Point, Concurrent Enrollment, Office of Career and Technical Education, satellite campuses and instructional extension sites, Business Resource Center (BRC); coordinates the gathering of information about regional educational needs (credit and non-credit, certificates through master programs); leads university-wide efforts to proactively address those needs and accelerate regional business and community development; oversees business incubation and acceleration and commercialization of intellectual property and technology; and sustains fulfillment of UVU's dual community college and university mission.

Minimum Qualifications
Graduation from a regionally accredited institution with a master’s degree in a related field and seven years of related experience within higher education in a strategic leadership role, including management of departments and programs.

Preferred Qualifications
Doctoral degree and a minimum of five years of recent experience in a related field within higher education in a strategic leadership role, including management of departments and programs

Knowledge of how universities support economic and community development.

Knowledge of outreach education and philosophy.

Knowledge of and demonstrated ability to work with local and state leaders, organizations, and networks.

Knowledge of federal, state, local, and UVU policies, procedures, practices, laws, and regulations pertaining to community colleges, universities, academic programming and economic and community development.

Understanding of UVU’s dual community college and university mission.

Knowledge of professional and continuing education operations.

Knowledge of best practices in staff management and mentoring.

Skills in enabling senior executives in business, higher education, education and government to collaborate.

Skills in professional networking.

Skills in clearly communicating information, expectations, and ideas to individuals and groups formally and informally, orally and in writing.

Exceptional interpersonal skills, poise, and professionalism.

Skills in managing meetings, budgets, and personnel.

Strong aptitude with standard office productivity software, which must include MS Office programs.

Ability to navigate complex organizations effectively.

Ability to communicate effectively and manage people of various backgrounds and skill sets.

Ability to organize and manage multiple projects.

Exceptional ability to lead, analyze information, plan strategically, and make reliable projections.

Ability to assemble, train, and mentor an effective team focused on achieving strategic goals.

Ability to effectively resolve conflicts in a productive fashion.

Ability to work with local and state public and business leaders.

Ability to organize and manage multiple projects.

Ability to accomplish goals and objectives with high quality results.

Ability to negotiate diplomatically and effectively.

Working Conditions

Occasional evening work.

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Utah Valley University is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/ Disabled/Equal Access Employer. Utah Valley University is committed to an inclusive hiring process and the welcoming of diverse candidates.


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