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Senior Associate Vice President for Campus Operations

Employer
University of Richmond
Location
Virginia, Richmond, USA
Salary
Negotiable

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Education, Educational Administration & Leadership
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Job Details

The Position

Reporting to the executive vice president and chief operating officer (EVP), the senior associate vice-president for campus operations (SAVP) is responsible for overseeing a diverse team of over 450 employees who provide goods and services required to meet the educational objectives of the university. Direct reports to the SAVP include the executive director of dining services and events, executive director of campus business services, director of facilities management, director of design and construction, and director of finance for campus operations. The SAVP works regularly with members of the university's senior leadership team to ensure that the financial, human, and physical resources of campus operations are deployed to meet near- and long-term institutional priorities; effectively and creatively communicates with a workforce that is diverse among trades and talent, fostering a culture of efficiency and service; keeps abreast of industry trends and ideas; and cultivates effective campus partnerships. Establishes and maintains positive communications and working relationships to ensure effective human relations management and customer satisfaction. The SAVP is responsible for monitoring the performance of a $60 million budget and advising the EVP on long- and short-term planning for campus operations.

Qualifications

A bachelor's degree and 10 years progressively responsible administrative experience are required. A master's degree in related discipline and at least five years of successful experience in managing multiple elements of a university or public entity's auxiliary organization are preferred. The ideal candidate will possess working knowledge of facilities management, self-operated dining services including retail, residential, catering, purchasing and event management in a residential university or non-profit setting.

Application and Nomination

Review of applications will commence immediately and continue until the position is filled. A resume with an accompanying cover letter may be submitted via the Spelman Johnson website at www.spelmanjohnson.com/open-positions. Nominations for this position may be emailed to Mark Hall at [email protected]. Applicants needing reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process should contact Spelman Johnson at 413-529-2895.

Visit the University of Richmond website at www.richmond.edu

The University has a policy of non-discrimination with regard to race, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, status as a veteran, or any classification protected by local, state or federal law. It is the intent of the University's employment and personnel practices to conform with all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding non-discrimination. It is the obligation of each employee of the University in his or her area of responsibility to adhere to this policy.

Organization

Working at University of Richmond

Founded in 1830, the University of Richmond is one of America's premier private universities. The University blends the intimacy of a small college with exceptional academic, research, and cultural opportunities usually found only at large institutions. A nationally ranked liberal arts university, Richmond offers a unique combination of undergraduate and graduate programs through its schools of arts and sciencesbusinessleadership studieslaw, and continuing studies. The 350-acre suburban campus, including a 10-acre lake, is consistently cited by The Princeton Review as one of the most beautiful campuses in the nation.

With approximately 3,000 undergraduate students, Richmond offers 55 majors, 42 minors, and 12 concentrations at the bachelor's level. Graduate students can choose from six master's degrees programs, an MBA program, a juris doctorate, and six dual-degree programs in law. Continuing studies options include programs at the associate, bachelor, and master levels, in addition to numerous non-credit offerings.

Richmond faculty members are outstanding leaders in their fields. Of the 312 full-time faculty at the University, 98 percent hold doctorate or terminal degrees. Richmond has a student-faculty ratio of 9:1, with zero classes taught by teaching assistants. Our faculty members are in the classrooms and the labs, working closely with students to maximize their educational experiences.

U.S. News & World Report ranked Richmond one of the best liberal arts universities in the nation and in the top 35 for undergraduate research. BusinessWeek ranked The Robins School of Business in the top 20 nationally and fourth for academic quality, as well as among the top 15 part-time MBA programs. Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine named Richmond in the top 25 for best value among private colleges and universities

As locals like to say, Richmond is "easy to love" because of its rich history, stunning architecture, natural beauty and quality of life. It's been named one of the top cities in which to live and work by numerous national sources, including Forbes magazine. As the capital of Virginia, Richmond is home to the state legislature, a growing number of Fortune 500 companies and industries ranging from finance to agriculture. In fact, Forbes also recently ranked Richmond as the sixth best city to get a job in the U.S. Nearly one million people live in the Greater Richmond region and enjoy an array of cultural opportunities including 35 museums; numerous theatre companies; a symphony, a ballet and an opera; a thriving public forum; three professional, minor-league sports teams; a coliseum for major concerts and sporting events; and much more. Located just 100 miles south of Washington, D.C., Richmond is only 90 minutes from Virginia's beaches and 90 minutes from the spectacular Blue Ridge Mountains.

UR is committed to developing a diverse faculty, staff and student body, and to modeling an inclusive campus community which values the expression of differences in ways that promote excellence in teaching, learning, personal development and institutional success.  In keeping with this commitment, our academic community welcomes candidates from diverse backgrounds and candidates who support diversity. EOE

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