Associate Vice President for Academic Fiscal Affairs - UGA INTERNAL SEARCH

Job description

Posting Number:

F0762P

Working Title:

Associate Vice President for Academic Fiscal Affairs - UGA INTERNAL SEARCH

Department:

Sr VP Acad Affrs & Provost

About the University of Georgia:

The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (http://www.uga.edu/). UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

Posting Type:

Internal (PEP)

Retirement Plan:

TRS or ORP

Employment Type:

Employee

Benefits Eligibility:

Benefits Eligible

Anticipated Start Date:

01/01/2021

Job Posting Date:

11/09/2020

Job Closing Date:

11/24/2020

Open until filled:

No

Special Instructions to Applicants:

YOU MUST BE A CURRENT EMPLOYEE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA TO APPLY TO THIS POSITION

The planned start date is January 1, 2021. The deadline for submitting applications is November 24, 2020. Applicant screening will begin immediately. The application packet should include a cover letter detailing how the applicant’s credentials and experience meet the needs, responsibilities, and qualifications stated in the posting request; a current resume; and contact information for three references (who will not be contacted without further correspondence with the applicant). Any letters of nomination should include the name and contact information of the nominee and should be sent to Meg Amstutz at [email protected]

Location of Vacancy:

Athens Area

EEO Statement:

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ([email protected]).

Classification Title:

Assoc/Asst Vice President

Faculty Rank:

Administrative Faculty

Contract Type:

Fiscal (12 mo.)

Tenure Status:

Non-Tenure Track

Minimum Qualifications:

•Be a current employee of the University of Georgia
•Hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
•Have 5-10 years of progressive responsibility in financial and administrative functions, with a focus on academic fiscal experience in instruction, research, and/or public service and outreach operations

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Provost, the Associate Vice President directs UGA’s Office of Academic Fiscal Affairs, which provides oversight for all financial and human resource affairs for units that report directly to the Office of the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs & Provost, including the Vice President for Instruction. This position provides oversight and assists in academic financial planning and execution of hiring, retention, and other initiatives, and assists schools and colleges in academic fiscal matters. This individual will work closely with the Vice Provosts and Associate Provosts and is a key member of the Provost’s Office leadership team. This position is a full-time (100% effort) administrative position.

Primary Responsibilities

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

•Provide leadership as part of the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs & Provost team
•Assist Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs & Provost in academic financial planning and execution of hiring, retention, and other initiatives
•Work collaboratively with the Vice President for Finance and Administration and the Senior Associate Vice President for Finance and Administration & Budget Director on university-wide financial planning, providing academic needs perspectives
•Provide advice for fiscal and human resource management to Deans and Vice Presidents and administrative staff in these units when requested
•Participate in annual academic unit (college/schools/academic VP offices) budget meetings and budget formulation
•Maintain an administratively lean financial office that directly supports the Offices of the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs & Provost and the Vice President for Instruction
•Provide oversight for all financial and human resource operations that report to the the Provost and Vice President for Instruction, in collaboration with Academic Fiscal Affairs staff
•Direct supervision of three staff members: Director of Instruction Fiscal Affairs, Fiscal Affairs Professional, and Administrative Specialist
•Dotted-line supervision of Director of Finance & Operations for the Office of Global Engagement
•Engage with other financial administrative leaders across campus on process improvement
•As needed, assist the Associate Vice President for Human Resources on successful implementation of new regulations, policies and initiatives
•Review requests for faculty retention and salary changes for Provost’s consideration and work with the Associate Vice President for Human Resources on these changes as needed to comply with USG policies and procedures
•Execute approvals and allocations with authority as designated and delegated by the Provost
•Collect information, review, and make recommendations for allocations from the University of Georgia Foundation on behalf of the Provost

Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, and/or Certification:

•10+ years of progressive responsibility in financial and administrative functions, with a focus on academic fiscal experience in instruction, research, and/or public service and outreach operations

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies:

•A firm understanding of the role and importance of an Office of Academic Fiscal Affairs at a comprehensive research university
•An understanding of and appreciation for the mission of UGA and the role and importance of providing and communicating support for that mission
•A keen understanding of USG and UGA policies and guidelines
•Strong verbal and written communication skills
•A demonstrated record of integrity, confidentiality, and professionalism
•A demonstrated commitment to diversity and an understanding of federal laws as well as UGA and BOR policies on equal opportunity and affirmative action matters
•A demonstrated ability to:
obe results-oriented and skilled at solving complex problems
owork collaboratively and successfully within the framework of shared faculty governance
oeffectively supervise and manage office personnel
owork and communicate effectively in a highly diverse campus community
oeffectively address sensitive faculty and staff employment matters
owork effectively across various units to provide support for senior leadership

Is this a Position of Trust?:

Yes

Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources?:

Yes

Does this position require a P-Card? :

No

Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position? :

No

Is driving a responsibility of this position?:

No

Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?:

No

Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications):

Yes

Credit and P-Card policy:

Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.

 

 

 

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Posted: 11/10/2020
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