Senior Vice Provost for Business Operations

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Position Type: Permanent Staff

Department: OEVC&P - Provost Admin - 501001

Appointment Type: EHRA Non-Faculty

Vacancy ID: NF0003138

Position Summary: The Senior Vice Provost for Business Operations (SVPBO) will design, implement, execute, assess and drive continuous improvement for the administrative activities within the Provost Office, as well as university-wide initiatives as directed by the Provost. This will include, but is not limited to, conceptualizing, developing, and providing the strategic and day-to-day direction and overall success for administrative projects and/or processes associated with the above-mentioned activities. The SVPBO will be committed to promoting the highest levels of responsiveness to all operational issues of the Office of the Provost. The SVPBO ensures that leadership, directors, and staff from across the University work together as a team, and as full partners in providing high quality support of business operations. The Senior Vice Provost for Business Operations will report directly to the Provost. This position will supervise the Vice Provost of Strategy Management, the Chief Data Officer, and an Executive Assistant. In addition, this position will chair two governance committees consisting of representatives from the broad campus community: 1) modernization of business operations - to ensure alignment of administrative priorities, while overcoming internal and external boundaries and barriers, and 2) cost pool allocation - to establish funding levels for administrative support unit budgets within the University's budget model. The SVPBO provides visible and effective leadership across all areas of the business operations for the Office of the Provost's activities, oversees the effectiveness of administrative services provided to ensure operational excellence and superior customer service that upholds a culture that encourages continuous improvement and professional development.

Application Deadline: 06/19/2018

Education Requirements: Master's degree in management, finance, business administration, public administration or a closely related field and seven years of related professional level work experience in an academic environment.

Qualification and Experience: Required Qualifications Minimum of 10 years of business operations and change leadership experience in complex organizations. Demonstrated experience with complex strategic planning and resource allocation initiatives. Demonstrated experience in managing relationships and influencing outcomes. Demonstrated creativity and the ability to be effective and to develop people in a complex organization. Preferred Qualifications - Demonstrated superior interpersonal and leadership skills with ability to drive organizational change, impact team morale, create a sense of belonging and participation, and motivate others to achieve a high level of performance. - Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, ability to conceptualize and think strategically, and resourcefully. - Demonstrated accomplishments in developing and implementing process improvements for programs and services and measuring the success of desired outcomes. - Exceptional oral communication skills as demonstrated through direct work experience with University administration, faculty, and/or staff. - Demonstrated ability to find creative and innovative solutions to challenging problems and issues. - Demonstrated exceptional customer service skills. - Results oriented with an ability to set clear goals, priorities, and expectations to deliver timely, high quality services. - Ability to coordinate with campus partners and work in a complex policy environment with large teams. - Ability to make presentations and articulate details in a professional, engaging and clear manner. - Demonstrated collaboration skills successfully leveraged to save time and money in the service of higher education.

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: Jean Elia, Associate Provost for Strategy & Special Projects

Department Contact Telephone Number or Email: [email protected]

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Posted: 6/8/2018
Application Due: 6/19/2018
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