Assistant Dean – Strategic Initiatives, UCLA Anderson School of Management
The Assistant Dean, Strategic Initiatives reports directly to the Dean, the Faculty Chairman and Deputy Dean, UCLA Anderson School of Management.
The incumbent provides strategic, analytical and operational support. Serves as a key liaison to the School's main external advisory board, the Board of Advisors. Directs and prepares new program, curriculum related revisions and updates within the School and externally to university committees and offices.
Prepares accreditation materials, Academic Senate review reports, and coordinates site visits, reports, follow-up and action items.
Coordinates the Faculty Executive Committee and provides administrative support to other Board and School committees and task forces as required.
Initiates, manages and implements a wide variety of special projects on behalf of the Dean and the Faculty Chairman.
Applicants must submit their qualifications via UCLA's Career Opportunities website at https://hr.mycareer.ucla.edu. Reference UCLA REQ. # 26572
The complete listing of qualifications is available on UCLA's official job posting.
- Demonstrated excellent written and oral communication skills for presentations and correspondence.
- Outstanding interpersonal skills to interact effectively and diplomatically with faculty, staff, students, donors, corporate leaders, etc.; to act as a liaison to other departments and organizations; to form excellent working relationships with others and to motivate others.
- Organizational ability to facilitate and coordinate planning efforts from conceptual through implementation phases.
- Analytical skills to organize data and material to draw appropriate conclusions and make recommendations for solution.
- Demonstrated ability to work with minimal direction; to make independent judgments and/or decisions and to discern when action of a higher level is required.
- Demonstrated ability to diffuse sensitive situations and conflict, using the greatest of tact and diplomacy.
- Excellent analytical, project management and delivery capabilities.
- Ability to determine, then establish, appropriate procedures and systems to accomplish broadly defined goals.
- Ability to work some evenings or an occasional weekend.
UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy - http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct