Greenwood/Asher & Associates, Inc

Greenwood/Asher & Associates, Inc New Bedford MA 02744
Dec 02, 2019
Full time
The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth seeks a visionary Dean for its School for Marine Sciences & Technology (SMAST). This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic leader to build on SMAST’s accomplishments in state-of-the-art interdisciplinary marine science research and excellence in graduate education while developing and implementing new interdisciplinary undergraduate programs for training the next generation of environmental marine scientists. The SMAST Dean is its chief academic and administrative officer and is responsible for the quality of the school’s educational programs and growing enrollment in them as well increasing the magnitude and impact of faculty and staff research activity. The Dean will be responsible for increasing efficiency and effectiveness of the school and bolstering revenue from both traditional and novel sources. The duties of the Office of the Dean include the enforcement of policies and regulations adopted by the UMass Board of Trustees and all other properly constituted governance bodies of the University. The Dean, in consultation with the department chairpersons, provides senior leadership and direction in the selection and retention of faculty and staff, the implementation of curriculum, and research and scholarly activities of the faculty. The Dean provides intellectual leadership for the school and plans, directs and coordinates its administrative, budgetary, and academic activities as well as engages in strategic initiatives and private fundraising. The SMAST Dean reports to the Provost and is responsible for representing the needs and concerns of faculty, staff, and students while communicating to them University policies and practices.  The Dean is a member of the Provost’s Deans Council whose responsibilities include advocating of SMAST’s mission and role within UMass Dartmouth and cooperative interactions with other units on campus and surrounding communities. High degree of confidentiality and discretion is required in this position. The new Dean will have a doctoral degree and scholarly record appropriate for appointment as a tenured full professor in SMAST.  The new Dean will bring to the position a record of personal excellence in research and scholarship, competitive grantsmanship, strong background in higher education including student mentoring, demonstrated skill in resource development and fundraising, extensive experience in incisive management and administration, and earned respect in the national and international marine science communities.  The new Dean will have also undertaken activities demonstrating a capacity to appreciate the diverse character of the SouthCoast region. In this Deanship, the University seeks an energetic and creative leader—a builder and a collaborator—who as an inclusive and responsive administrator will inspire and nurture consensus toward a clear vision of SMAST’s future success. How to Apply   Greenwood/Asher & Associates, Inc. is assisting University of Massachusetts Dartmouth in this search. Applications and nominations are now being accepted. Confidential inquiries, nominations and application materials should be directed to Greenwood/Asher. Submission of application materials as PDF attachments is strongly encouraged. The search will be conducted with a commitment of confidentiality for candidates until finalists are selected. Initial screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until an appointment is made. Inquiries, nominations, and application materials should be directed to: Joe Stanley, Senior Executive Search Consultant Ashley Hice, Senior Executive Search Consultant Greenwood/Asher & Associates, Inc. 42 Business Centre Drive, Suite 206 Miramar Beach, Florida 32550 Phone: 850-650-2277 / Fax: 850-650-2272 Email: joestanley@greenwoodsearch.com Email: ashleyhice@greenwoodsearch.com For more information on SMAT please visit: https://www.umassd.edu/smast/ For more information on UMass Dartmouth please visit: https://www.umassd.edu/smast/ University of Massachusetts Dartmouth is an AA/EEO institution and actively strives to increase its diversity and encourages women and minorities to apply. UMass Dartmouth does not discriminate in employment against persons based on: age, color, disability, gender identity/ gender expression, familial status, height, marital status, national origin, political persuasion, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetics.
Greenwood/Asher & Associates, Inc Fayetteville, AR, USA
Nov 21, 2019
Full time
University of Arkansas invites applications for vice chancellor for finance and administration. Reporting to the chancellor, the vice chancellor for finance and administration (VCFA) provides strategic leadership to shape and implement critical services that support the university's growth and its mission as a land-grant public university.  More than 750 staff work in units reporting to the Division of Finance and Administration, providing support that enables the University of Arkansas to be the best of public higher education, advancing Arkansas while building a better world. A key strategic member of the Chancellor’s Executive Committee, the VCFA is the chief financial officer overseeing the establishment and oversight of sound systems of accounting and the current implementation of an enterprise resource management system; financial operations and reporting; budgetary reporting and control; human resources management; logistical services; information technology and communications; and facilities planning and management. The ideal candidate is a dynamic and innovative individual who can influence, shape and lead complex organizations, make important decisions for the benefit of the organization and envision the changing role of finance and administration at a land-grant institution of the present and future. This candidate should demonstrate a track record and/or ability to respond to changing revenue models based on demographic shifts in Arkansas and the nation, while maintaining a strong “net” position and excellent financial stewardship. In addition, the VCFA should have experience streamlining processes for greater stakeholder buy-in and transparency and transitioning key, campus-wide systems including business and financial, human capital management and student information systems into Workday. A master’s degree in a related field and at least five years of higher education experience is preferred. The preferred candidate will have experience leading a large, comprehensive organization through significant organizational change while employing innovative financial and business management approaches. Communication skills are essential. The ideal candidate is a highly experienced professional who is a strategic, innovative manager and mentor; a trusted advisor to university leadership; a professional with comprehensive knowledge and skills related to accounting, finance and business administration; budgetary planning and control; purchasing and general logistical management; physical plant and property management; human resources; auxiliary enterprises; investment and cash management; capital financing; information technology; and communications. The successful candidate must have the ability to work with diverse populations, as well as contribute to the inclusivity and diversity of the campus community. How to Apply Greenwood/Asher & Associates, Inc. is assisting University of Arkansas in this search. Applications and nominations are now being accepted. Submission of application materials as PDF attachments is strongly encouraged. Initial screening of applications will begin immediately. Application materials should include a letter addressing how your experiences match the position requirements, a curriculum vitae or resume and five references. Inquiries, nominations and application materials should be directed to: Jan Greenwood, Partner Ashley Hice, Senior Executive Search Consultant Greenwood/Asher & Associates, Inc. 42 Business Centre Drive, Suite 206 Miramar Beach, Florida 32550 Phone: 850-650-2277 / Fax: 850-650-2272 Email: jangreenwood@greenwoodsearch.com Email: ashleyhice@greenwoodsearch.com For more information on University of Arkansas, please visit https://www.uark.edu/ and  https://www.uark.edu/about/index.php The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to race/color, sex, gender, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law.  Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act .