Associate Director

Job description

Position Type: Permanent Staff

Department: Office of the Chancellor - 200100

Appointment Type: EHRA Non-Faculty

Vacancy ID: NF0002963

Position Summary: The Office of Ethics Education and Policy Management guides and supports UNC-CH in making policies more consistent, available, and effective across the University. This office leads awareness and promotion, monitoring and reporting, and coordinated policy management and guidance, enhancing the transparency, communication, and accountability to policies across campus. Updating and standardizing the policy process improves the efficiency, quality, and consistency of policy development and implementation, enabling the University to function at its highest potential. The Associate Director of Ethics Education and Policy Management serves as a deputy to the office's director. The two work together to oversee and lead UNC-Chapel Hill's policy management and ethics programs, resources, and reporting mechanisms to allow Carolina to continually implement best practices in those areas across the campus. Since the director is a half-time position, the associate director has the authority to make key decisions that impact the office. The associate director will also lead the policy management function, leading administrators across campus through the policy process. The University has over 2000 policies, and this role is a significant factor in making those policies more consistent and effective as the culture of accountability is reinforced. The Associate Director leads the process of reviewing and approving university policies by chairing the Policy Review Committee. The role will be a resource for policy stakeholders at all levels of the institution. This Associate Director will lead the development and ongoing management of developing a more comprehensive policy process for the University. This role will manage all policy analysts and interns working on the team in support of the University policy ecosystem.

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Education Requirements: Post-Baccalaureate degree in Public Administration, Higher Education or related field and/or advanced certification required. Will accept a relevant undergraduate degree plus five years of relevant professional training and experience in substitution for an advanced degree.

Qualification and Experience: Essential: Minimum of five years of experience in policy administration in an academic, research, or other comparable environment. Knowledge of large organizations and institutions, and the ability to understand client priorities, issues, motivations, and constraints. Demonstrated experience in strategic planning, policy design, and operational design involving engagement and participation from multiple units. Advanced analytical, problem-solving, project planning, and implementation skills. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Strong presentation skills in both one-on-one and group settings. Proactive, highly responsive, and strong customer focus. Ability to develop new techniques, approaches, and methods to create innovative solutions. Strong proficiency with technology tools and data management processes such as WordPress, Office 365, Handshake, Windows 10. Ability to effectively lead key projects/initiatives from inception to conclusion. Preferred: Knowledge of UNC-Chapel Hill or similar university environment, particularly the governing policies and procedures.

Equal Opportunity Employer: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Department Contact Name and Title: Patti Wilkinson, HR Rep

Department Contact Telephone Number or Email: [email protected]

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Posted: 3/4/2018
Application Due: 1/22/2019
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