University Management Analyst, Provost - VP for Academic Affairs

United States, North America
Jul 10, 2014
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Michigan State University has been working to advance the common good with uncommon will for more than 150 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU focuses its vast resources and collaborative power on creating solutions to some of the worlds most pressing challenges, while providing life-changing opportunities to a vibrant and diverse community of students and scholars, athletes and artists, scientists and leaders.

Position Information

Posting Number: 9769

Internal Posting Date: 07-09-2014

Internal Closing Date: 07-15-2014

External Closing Date:

Review of Applications begins on:

Job Title: University Management Analyst

Position Title/Rank:

Multiple Position Numbers

Multiple Position Numbers

Major Administrative Unit/College: Provost - VP for Academic Affairs


Position Employee Group: Professionals-AP

Appointment Basis:

Appointment Status:

Employment %: 100

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time

Work Hours: Standard 8-5

Varied Work Hours (if applicable):

Project Tech/Flexible Appointment/Off-Date Information (if applicable):

Faculty: Salary Range
Support Staff: Pay Minimum
Salary Negotiable

If flex, dates of annual flex leave:

Pay Grade Level: 16

Position Summary: This position serves the needs of the Provost, the Assistant Vice President/Director of the Office of Planning and Budgets, and is a strategic partner between the Provost's Office and academic units in the coordination of academic planning and the budgeting process; develops, leads, and evaluates academic strategic and operational planning, organizational effectiveness, and quality improvement initiatives with impact analysis of resource allocation decisions; provides strategic planning in higher education finance and business development; views financial information from a broad global perspective; participates in team-building/facilitation experience; demonstrates expertise in developing and analyzing financial strategies using proven skills in forecasting and financial modeling; works skillfully with broad concepts, cross-functional collaborations in a complex, decentralized organization; actively engages at all levels of higher education institutions, identifying key stakeholders, conflicts/barriers and solutions.

Faculty: Minimum Qualifications
Support Staff: Minimum Requirements
Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing one to two years of post-bachelor's degree work, such as a master's degree in business, finance, or a related field; more than eight years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in budgeting and financial management including business metrics; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Typing Requirements (wpm):

Desired Qualifications: Diverse financial, strategic planning, management analysis experience; skilled in development, implementation, and management of financial and organizational plans, budgets, and assessment of financial position; experience with organizational change; ability to organize and manage projects independently; ability to clearly present analysis and financial solutions; strong analytical communication and technical skills; effective writing skills and ability to summarize ideas from unit materials presented and link strategy and planning with the implementation of goals.

Summary of Health Risks and Physical Demands (if applicable):

Required Applicant Documents: Resume/CV
Cover Letter

Optional Applicant Documents: Other Document
Other Document 2
Other Document 3
Work/Writing Sample

Number of Reference Letters Required: No letters required

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Department Website Address:

Name/Title/Email Address of Search Committee Chair:

If flex, dates of annual flex leave:

If flexible appointment, indicate end date of annual flex leave:

If flex, number of months worked per year

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