Camarillo, CA, USA
Founded in 2002, California State University Channel Islands is the youngest of 23 campuses in the California State University (CSU) system. Located on approximately 1,200 acres midway between Santa Barbara and Los Angeles in Camarillo, California, CSU Channel Islands is the only four-year, public university in Ventura County and is known for its interdisciplinary, multicultural and international perspectives, as well as its emphasis on experiential and service learning. CSU Channel Islands supports more than 30 academic programs, 26 undergraduate majors, 37 minors, seven master’s programs, and one doctoral program. Enrolling over 7,000 students in fall 2018, both graduates and undergraduates, CSU Channel Islands is designated as an Hispanic-serving institution and is represented by 51.6% Hispanic/Latino students, 54.1% historically underrepresented groups, 59% first generation college attendees and 64% female students. Additionally, CSU Channel Islands maintains a 22:1 student/faculty ratio, sponsors 78 clubs and organizations, and hosts 300+ campus events annually, with 1,550 students living on campus and 100+ in living-learning or themed communities. Annual spending related to CSU Channel Islands generates a total impact of $114.4 million on the regional economy, and nearly $240.5 million on the statewide economy. Many of the 22 campus buildings are in the Mission Revival and Spanish Colonial Revival architectural styles, although there are also several modern-style buildings.
Reporting to the assistant vice president of facilities services, the director of planning, design, and construction plans, administers, and coordinates the University’s facilities planning, design, construction and space management functions, is responsible for all aspects of the University’s major and minor capital outlay programs, and, in consultation and cooperation with appropriate campus personnel, develops, interprets, and implements program policies, guidelines, and procedures. The director determines capital improvement needs and establishes project priorities; coordinates and/or develops justifications, specifications, project scopes, and cost estimates; monitors progress of projects; organizes campus participation during planning, design, construction, completion and occupancy of all capital projects; and ensures project compliance with state procedures, public works laws, building and energy codes, and CSU requirements and procedures (including the State University Administrative Manual). The director also develops the Five-Year Capital Outlay Program (including state- and non-state funded projects); manages and regularly updates the space & facilities database, submitting required data to the CSU Chancellor’s Office; develops and manages the campus space inventory system; collaborates consistently and effectively with campus administrators, faculty, staff, and students; coordinates and monitors the activities of external architects, engineers, consultants, contractors, and inspectors as needed; reviews and approves architectural designs; and assesses, evaluates, and recommends changes to the campus physical master plan and campus academic plan. The director effectively leads the Planning, Design, and Construction Department, which includes four direct reports (five total staff), and manages a variable project-driven budget consisting of approximately $155 million in current programming.
The successful candidate will possess a bachelor’s degree in architecture or urban planning from an accredited institution (advanced degree preferred), with a minimum of ten years progressively responsible professional and administrative experience involving design and construction management and preferably prior CSU experience. The successful candidate must be a licensed architect in the State of California, or be able to obtain a California license within 12 months of hire. The successful candidate will also possess basic knowledge of California building codes (CBC); strong verbal and written communication skills; complex problem solving skills; excellent leadership skills; the ability to work independently; the skills to analyze complex planning, design and construction issues; and the ability to analyze and interpret architectural and engineering plans and specifications, as well as prepare cost estimates. Additional desired skills and abilities include thorough knowledge of methods, practices and procedures related to campus planning; funding policies and practices as they relate to educational or public institutions; fiscal management and budgetary controls; and strong computer skills. The director must be goal-oriented and have the ability to work effectively with a variety of people in a collaborative fashion, including represented employees, and provide proof of eligibility to lawfully operate a motor vehicle in the state of California.
Review of applications will begin October 18, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled. A resume with an accompanying cover letter may be submitted via the Spelman Johnson website at www.spelmanandjohnson.com/open-positions . Nominations for this position may be emailed to J. Scott Derrick at email@example.com . Applicants needing reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process should contact Spelman Johnson at 413-529-2895.
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California State University Channel Island is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.
Kennesaw, GA, USA
A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University (KSU) is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. KSU offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its more than 35,000 students. With 13 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties, entrepreneurial spirit, and Division I athletics draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Ranked a top choice for students by U.S. News, Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status.
Reporting to the president, the Vice President Finance is responsible for the administration of all financial operations of the university, including the development of a financial strategy and setting metrics tied to that strategy, ongoing development and monitoring of internal control systems designed to preserve and protect university assets, reporting accurate financial information, monitoring adherence to the budget and developing long-term financial and operational strategies. This position serves on the president’s cabinet and works collaboratively with all members of the cabinet and other key leaders across the University. The Vice President also works with officials of the University System of Georgia, other University System institutions, and local, state and federal government units. Units that report specifically to the Vice President include: accounting, accounts payable, cash management, contracts administration, financial reporting, payroll, procurement, and the budget office.
A bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or a related field and at least ten years of experience in a managerial or leadership role in a complex organization are required. An advanced degree, professional certifications, and experience in a multi-campus university are preferred. The ideal candidate will possess significant knowledge and understanding of higher education; a demonstrated ability to supervise, train, mentor and motivate professional and administrative staff in a team environment; and experience managing finance (accounting, budgeting, control and reporting) for a complex nonprofit with multiple funding sources including government (federal and state) contracts. In addition, candidates must have the ability to operate creatively, collegially, and effectively in a complex academic and business environment; analyze and interpret data to inform and support decisions; and present complex information in a readily understandable format to various audiences.
Review of applications will begin October 11, 2019 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 firstname.lastname@example.org . Applicants needing reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process should contact Spelman Johnson at 413-529-2895.
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Kennesaw State University is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.
Los Angeles, CA, USA
The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education, and athletic programs. The University offers undergraduate degrees in more than 125 majors and advanced degrees in 128 program areas throughout its 12 highly regarded professional schools. Forty (40) UCLA doctoral programs rank among the top ten in their respective fields. U.S. News & World Report ranks UCLA first among public universities (2018–19), 19th overall among national universities, and 13th among its global rankings. Students are motivated and very talented. Approximately two-thirds of freshmen admitted have fully-weighted GPAs of 4.30 and above. Ninety-seven (97) percent of all first-year students live in University Housing.
The Executive Director is responsible for campus-wide leadership and direction for all centralized career services dedicated to serving the leadership development and career readiness needs of undergraduate and graduate students. Reporting to the Assistant Vice Chancellor of Student Development & Health/Academic Partnerships, the Executive Director oversees an organization of 35 full-time employees and approximately 50 student staff members working across the following teams: Career Education and Engagement (advising and programming); Industry Relations and Experiential Learning (employer engagement, partner program, information sessions, career fairs, industry advisor board); Finance and Operations (human resources, facilities, payroll, budget, financial transactions); Marketing and Branding (communications strategy, social media, website, marketing assets); and Graduate Services (comprehensive career and professional development services for graduate students). The Executive Director also manages an annual budget of approximately $4 million.
Developing and implementing a strategic, entrepreneurial vision for the Center that advances an integrated, collaborative student service operation leveraging resources that deliver innovative, user-friendly services and programs to highly diverse constituencies is a top priority of the Executive Director. Key to success will be the ability to forge strong partnerships with academic deans and program chairs, as well as other campus administrators in student affairs, alumni relations, development, and athletics. Extending the reach of the Center to meet students where they are is also keenly important. In conjunction with staff and campus partners, the Executive Director will lead efforts to enhance alumni and employer engagement to support the Center’s mission critical priorities, including the expansion of internships and other experiential opportunities, sponsorship initiatives, as well as cultivation of employment opportunities designed to align with career aspirations and to improve upon already enviable employment success rates for UCLA graduates. Additional responsibilities of the Executive Director include: continual assessment of programs and services against student- and market-driven priorities; development of active outreach strategies with particular emphasis on increasing engagement of historically underrepresented and/or marginalized student populations; and strategic deployment of available technology to strengthen communication, enhance access to services and resources, assess and report outcomes, and establish a data-driven culture. The Executive Director will serve on the Vice Chancellor for Student Affair’s senior leadership team, which works to support division-wide student engagement and success initiatives.
A master’s degree and progressive record of professional experience in career services, student affairs, corporate recruitment, business, or development, or an equivalent combination of education and experience are required. A doctorate degree is preferred. The successful candidate will also demonstrate: an understanding of best practices fused with the management ability needed to lead a multi-function, comprehensive career services department, including the supervision of a large professional and administrative staff; communication and interpersonal skills to advise and collaborate with ethnically diverse groups of undergraduate and graduate students, alumni, Post Docs, senior executives within UCLA, and external constituents; strategic planning ability coupled with the facility to effectively prioritize multiple competing objectives while advancing projects and meeting deadlines; financial/budget acumen and capability to integrate revenue generating activity into budgetary operations; critical thinking and problem solving skills; and an ability to collect, analyze, and report data to senior administrators, faculty, and advisory groups, ensuring data-informed decisions regarding continuous improvement and evolution of programs and services responsive to documented needs. Additional capabilities that will be important in the selection of the next Executive Director include: extensive knowledge of technological applications for career planning and employment operations and the Web-based delivery of services to students, alumni, and employers; detailed knowledge of career readiness principles and practice as it applies to a highly diverse university population; working knowledge of evolving employment needs and practices of the private, government, education, and public service sectors; understanding of federal, state, and University regulations governing employment programs and practices, as well as the principles and standards of the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE); familiarity with student service philosophy and ability to work collaboratively with campus colleagues in the planning and delivery of student services; and demonstrated engagement in associations serving career services and/or employment professionals at the local, regional, and/or national level.
Recruitment is planned through October 15, 2019. A resume with an accompanying cover letter may be submitted via the UCLA website at https://ucla.in/2Q7UZsy . The recruitment for this position is being managed by Spelman Johnson, an external higher education recruitment firm. Inquiries should be directed to Valerie B. Szymkowicz, email@example.com . Applicants needing reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process should contact Spelman Johnson at 413-539-2895 or UCLA Campus Human Resources at 310-794-0890.
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The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
Hattiesburg, MS, USA
Founded in 1910, The University of Southern Mississippi (Southern Miss) is a comprehensive doctoral and research-driven university with a proud history and an eye on the future. A dual-campus university, Southern Miss serves students on campuses in Hattiesburg and Long Beach, in addition to five teaching and research sites in Mississippi and online at Southern Miss. Since 2006, Southern Miss students have collected seven Goldwater Scholarships, three Truman Scholarships, and 16 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships. The Drapeau Center for Undergraduate Research affords students meaningful research opportunities, and as a proven leader in innovation, conduct transformative research that translates into real-world solutions. As one of only 36 institutions in the nation accredited in art, dance, music and theatre, Southern Miss is a haven for creativity and artistic expression. In the classroom or lab, on the playing field, or in the performance hall, Golden Eagles strive to have a positive impact on their community.
Reporting to the assistant vice president for student connections, the director of fraternity and sorority life provides leadership and vision for fraternity and sorority life engagement and promotes leadership development, chapter and council advising, policy development, and advisor support. The director supervises four full-time staff members—three council advisors and one office manager—in the oversight of 27 fraternities and sororities and the three governing councils which include: College Panhellenic Council (CPC), the Interfraternity Council (IFC) and the National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC). The director communicates the mission and vision of the department to the fraternity/sorority and university communities, parents, alumni, and fraternity & sorority national headquarters staff. The director will lead departmental strategic planning and vision development and will work with the fraternity and sorority community through hands-on advising, innovative and creative programming, and educational initiatives, ensuring members are healthy, are learning and feel connected which is critical to the success of the community. The director is responsible for hiring and developing a high performing and cohesive staff, budget management, and overall administration of the sorority and fraternity community.
The successful candidate will have a master’s degree in higher education, student personnel, or related field and four or more years of progressive post-masters experience in fraternity & sorority affairs, student involvement, or a related functional area in higher education. The candidate must have demonstrated management experience with budget oversight, personnel supervision, and program development. Southern Miss seeks a professional with passion, a demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion, student advocacy, and student-centered learning and development. Previous experience in strategic planning and an ability to build consensus and support for short and long-term goals and strong written and interpersonal communication with the ability to communicate effectively with all components of the University and external constituents will be important considerations in the selection of the director of fraternity and sorority life.
Review of applications will begin October 8, 2019 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 Anne-Marie Kenney at firstname.lastname@example.org . Applicants needing reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process should contact Spelman Johnson at 413-529-2895.
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The University of Southern Mississippi offers to all persons equal access to educational, programmatic and employment opportunities without regard to age, sex, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy, gender identity, genetic information, religion, race, color, national origin, and/or veteran status pursuant to applicable state and federal law.
Amherst, MA, USA
The University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass) is a public research and land-grant university in Amherst, Massachusetts and the flagship of the University of Massachusetts system. With over 6,300 faculty and staff and more than 30,000 students, UMass Amherst is the largest public university in New England and is ranked among the top 30 public universities in the nation. The campus, located on nearly 1,450 acres in the scenic Pioneer Valley in Western Massachusetts, provides a rich cultural environment in a suburban setting yet close to major urban centers. In addition, the University is part of the Five Colleges Consortium (including Amherst College, Hampshire College, Mount Holyoke College, and Smith College), which adds to the intellectual energy of the region.
The senior director and deputy chief human resources officer provides expert advice and direction on matters of organizational design, employee relations, and other personnel matters for a diverse and dynamic campus community. The successful candidate will provide leadership and oversight to the Labor & Employee Relations, Workplace Learning and Development, and Partnership for Worker Education units, championing initiatives and efforts within these units and representing these areas campus wide. The University currently works with 11 collective bargaining units representing over 90% of University employees. The senior director will build excellent, collaborative departmental teams focused on creating synergy and workplace innovation; will lead strategic planning efforts for the Human Resources division in collaboration with the leadership team; and will partner with campus constituencies to advance Human Resources as an effective, strategic resource on campus.
The senior director will design and execute project plans which emphasize consensus building and effective implementation strategies across all of the campus’ decentralized Human Resources offices. In support of the University’s mission, the senior director will champion a metrics framework for Human Resources--leading efforts to identify and create a comprehensive metrics dashboard focused on improving organizational performance and providing stronger customer service and direction to the multiple Human Resources units located in the schools, colleges, and divisions that comprise this flagship campus. The senior director partners with the vice chancellor of human resources and senior campus leadership on campus initiatives which impact the University workforce, assisting on employee matters involving a high level of sensitivity, confidentiality, and/or complexity. The senior director has 5 direct reports, 18 professional and administrative support staff within their portfolio, and will assist in managing the divisional budget of approximately $4 million. Reporting to the vice chancellor and chief human resources officer and serving as a member of the human resources senior leadership team, the senior director leads the department in the absence of the vice chancellor.
The successful candidate must have an earned bachelor’s degree and a demonstrated record of progressive and substantive responsibilities and management of human resource functions—including experience supervising and managing a team of human resource professionals preferably in an organization with union employees. A master's degree or juris doctor, progressive human resource experience with at least two years in an executive role in higher education or similarly complex non-profit, HRCI or SHRM certification, and experience with labor relations are preferred. The successful candidate will be a data driven leader, with experience creating systems to monitor key performance indicators, and will have led change processes in a complex, decentralized environment. A strategic thinker and planner with the expertise, energy, and interpersonal skills to build and cultivate influential and credible relationships across the organization and lead programs to new levels of excellence will be needed for this inaugural position. The successful candidate must be knowledgeable of evolving employment and employee relations trends; possess strategic change management skills coupled with strong staff, organizational development, and budget management abilities; demonstrate strong supervisory and team-building capabilities; and possess a goal-oriented, data-driven approach to generating measurable outcomes and assessments of services.
Review of applications will begin October 1, 2019 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 Anne-Marie Kenney at email@example.com or Ellen Heffernan at firstname.lastname@example.org . Applicants needing reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process should contact Spelman Johnson at 413-529-2895.
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UMass Amherst is committed to a policy of equal opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, age, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military status, or genetic information in employment, admission to and participation in academic programs, activities, and services, and the selection of vendors who provide services or products to the University. To fulfill that policy, UMass Amherst is further committed to a program of affirmative action to eliminate or mitigate artificial barriers and to increase opportunities for the recruitment and advancement of qualified minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and covered veterans. It is the policy of the UMass Amherst to comply with the applicable federal and state statutes, rules, and regulations concerning equal opportunity and affirmative action.
Salem, MA, USA
Salem State University invites inquiries, nominations, and applications for the position of vice president for diversity and inclusion, the university’s chief diversity officer.
Located just 15 miles north of Boston in Salem, Massachusetts, and enrolling 8,500 students, Salem State has enjoyed a remarkable trajectory from its origins as a normal school focused exclusively on teacher preparation to a comprehensive public university with an array of undergraduate and graduate programs. The university provides a diverse community of learners a high-quality, student-centered education that prepares them to be leaders within their chosen professions and to contribute responsibly and creatively to a global society. Salem State serves as an important partner in the economic, cultural, and intellectual vitality of the state’s North Shore region.
Recognized as having the most diverse student body of the nine state universities, Salem State is deeply committed to fostering a culture of inclusion and belonging while achieving greater diversity among its faculty, staff, and students. The vice president for diversity and inclusion will build on efforts already underway to catalyze transformational change and further the university’s vision of a vibrant community characterized in all it does by a central commitment to inclusive excellence. The new vice president will find support structures and a community of students, staff, and faculty of diverse backgrounds and identities that are devoted to the urgency of the task. Salem State currently enjoys energetic student groups and active employee resource groups (ERGs) that promote diversity, openness, understanding, and inclusiveness, as well as regional and national affiliations in organizations such as the National Coalition Building Institute and the Leading for Change Higher Education Diversity Consortium.
Reporting to President John D. Keenan, who took office as Salem State’s 14th president in August 2017, the vice president for diversity and inclusion (vice president) will elevate the important work of transforming the university into a learning community where diversity and inclusion are woven throughout the fabric of the institution, where responsibility for inclusiveness extends to everyone on campus, and where the definition of inclusion is rooted in equity and social justice. The vice president will participate fully in the senior leadership of the university and serve on the President’s Executive Council and the President’s Leadership Cabinet; conduct an inventory of existing diversity and inclusion initiatives to identify strengths, gaps, and opportunities; guide the campus community in crafting and implementing a campuswide strategic plan for inclusive excellence; serve as a resource to schools, colleges, and divisions as they develop unit-level inclusive excellence strategic plans; develop and lead the university’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion; expand pathways for assessing, understanding, and improving the campus climate; and serve as an ambassador for the university and its commitment to diversity and inclusion externally in Salem, throughout the North Shore region, and beyond.
The vice president will serve as an ex-officio member of the university’s advisory committee on diversity, equity, and inclusion. The vice president will collaborate closely with the Office of Human Resources and Equal Opportunity, which has responsibility for the university’s compliance efforts in the areas of equal opportunity, affirmative action, harassment and discrimination prevention, and compliance with all applicable state and federal civil rights laws. The vice president will convene a cabinet (coordinating council) of diversity, equity, and inclusion officers from across the campus to facilitate communication, collaboration, and sharing of ideas across divisions of the university; guide the implementation of inclusive excellence strategies and tactics; ensure the development and mobilization of initiatives related to each unit’s inclusive excellence strategic plan; and establish systems of accountability and assessment using data-driven metrics to measure progress toward goals.
Salem State University seeks candidates whose education, perspectives, and experiences have prepared them to serve in a role at the most senior level of the university with responsibility for driving the institutional change needed to create an increasingly diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment. The ideal candidate will be a strategic leader, skilled administrator, collaborative partner, convener, and community builder who has experience advancing inclusive excellence and positive change in complex communities. This person will be adept at fostering dialogue with multiple constituencies, building coalitions, and achieving results through influence, force of intellect, and dynamism of personality. The successful candidate will have an advanced degree; a deep and intersectional understanding of the dynamics of difference, privilege, and power; and the energy, enthusiasm, drive, emotional intelligence, and gravitas necessary to achieve ambitious goals.
Salem State has retained Spelman Johnson to assist with this search. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled; complete applications received by October 4, 2019, will be assured full consideration. A resume with an accompanying cover letter may be submitted via the Spelman Johnson website at http://www.spelmanjohnson.com/open-positions . Confidential inquiries and nominations should be directed to Jim Norfleet at email@example.com. Applicants needing reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process should contact Spelman Johnson at 413-529-2895.
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Salem State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Persons of color, women, and persons with disabilities are strongly urged to apply.
Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Founded in 1850, the University of Utah is a public, Top-Tier 1 research university, serving Utah and the global community. As the state’s flagship university, “the U” is classified among “Doctoral Universities - Highest Research Activity,” and is a center of academics, powerhouse PAC-12 sports, and the health sciences. Residing on 1,535 acres in the vibrant state capital of Salt Lake City, the University serves over 33,000 students engaged in undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs. With 18 colleges and schools and more than 100 departments/divisions, the University of Utah offers 113 distinct undergraduate degrees, concentrated into 89 majors within 25 broad fields of study. For graduate students, the well-regarded S.J. Quinney College of Law, College of Engineering, College of Education, and David Eccles School of Business all offer degree programs. The U of U School of Medicine, which is particularly well regarded for its primary care program, is the only medical school in the state.
The chief safety officer (CSO) provides leadership, development, coordination, and direction for all aspects of campus safety at the University of Utah, promoting a safe, secure, and service-oriented environment for all students, faculty, staff, alumni, and visitors to the University. Reporting to the chief financial officer, the CSO is responsible for ensuring the overall effective operation of campus safety and aligning the day-to-day security, public safety functions, and safety initiatives with the University’s Strategic Plan. This position maintains a high public profile and serves as part of the senior leadership team, regularly attending President’s Cabinet meetings and partnering with senior leadership and all levels of the University to develop and implement responsive and innovative policies and programs for University safety functions. The chief safety officer coordinates safety strategy with Emergency Management on the Main Campus and with Health Sciences; recommends and promotes policies ensuring the physical safety of students, employees and guests of the University; and develops, oversees, implements, and evaluates new campus safety projects alongside existing successful programs.
The CSO chairs the Campus Safety Taskforce, provides oversight to, and coordination with, the Behavioral Intervention Team and Threat Assessment Team to further campus safety efforts, and is responsible for the completion of the annual fire and safety report (Clery). The CSO oversees safety outreach programs in connection with University Marketing and Communications; chairs the Security Surveillance Advisory Committee regarding camera placement and use across University properties; coordinates with the vice president for student affairs and the director of housing and residential education to implement best practices for safety in student housing; coordinates with Facilities Management to ensure the physical security of all University assets; coordinates with Auxiliaries and Public Safety to implement best practices for safety in escorting and transporting students during evening hours; and develops and implements customer service, staff management and financial objectives consistent with the University’s and the department’s goals and objectives. Additionally, the new CSO must have a strong understanding of, and commitment to, diversity and equity, as well as the ability to create inclusive work and campus environments. The chief of police reports directly to the CSO.
The position requires a bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred), as well as a minimum of ten years of experience in the area of university campus safety, law enforcement, risk/safety management, emergency services, or related field and a minimum of five years in a supervisory capacity. Prior local, state or federal law enforcement experience is strongly preferred. Preference will also be given to candidates with prior experience in a higher education institution on an urban campus.
Review of applications will begin Friday, October 4, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled. A resume with an accompanying cover letter may be submitted via the Spelman Johnson website at www.spelmanandjohnson.com/open-positions . Nominations for this position may be emailed to J. Scott Derrick at firstname.lastname@example.org . Applicants needing reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process should contact Spelman Johnson at 413-529-2895.
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The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.
Denton, TX, USA
Since 1890, the University of North Texas (UNT) has been a catalyst for the transformation of its students and the North Texas region. UNT is dedicated to providing an excellent educational experience to over 38,000 diverse students while fueling the intellectual, economic, and cultural progress of one of the fastest-growing and most dynamic regions in the United States. A student-focused public research university with an emphasis on sustainability, UNT offers 105 bachelor’s, 88 master’s, and 37 doctoral degree programs, many nationally and internationally recognized. Located in Denton, approximately 36 miles north of Dallas and Fort Worth, UNT is one of the region’s largest and most comprehensive universities. It is classified as a Carnegie Tier One research institution, with 3,700 dedicated full-time faculty and staff members focused on helping students succeed, and more than 425 student organizations, 42 fraternities and sororities, and 137 academic and honor societies.
Reporting to the vice president for enrollment, the university registrar oversees a portfolio of responsibilities with a focus on advancing academic initiatives, supporting the academic enterprise, and promoting the overall mission of the University. The university registrar manages a complex organization, overseeing all operational, personnel, policy, and information technologies within the office, and serving as a leader within the division. The registrar provides information and actionable data to shape institutional and divisional discussions, trends, policies, processes, security, and strategic practices in support and advancement of the academic mission. The position provides leadership and oversight to all aspects of the office, including curriculum management; data accuracy and integrity; operational efficiency; registration; course scheduling; classroom scheduling; course evaluations; data custodian/data steward of academic records; enrollment verification and utilization; grade processing; university degree requirements; degree audit and certification and transcript evaluation and processing; and active support of the University’s PeopleSoft student information system. The university registrar must also be knowledgeable about various systems that interface with student data and ensure that the interfacing of data adheres to FERPA/HIPAA compliance. The university registrar also serves as the NCAA certifying officer; supervises various institutional certification functions such as veterans’ benefit eligibility; leads the development of the academic infrastructure, to include secure administrative systems for maintenance and reporting of student and course information; and develops and administers university academic and administrative policies affecting students at all campuses and locations.
A master’s degree with significant, documented, progressively responsible experience in registrar-related duties within a higher education institution are required. The ideal candidate will possess strong analytical, interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills; be a proven collaborative decision-maker and work well under pressure; demonstrate knowledge and understanding of complex information and computer systems, various software applications, and data infrastructures; possess knowledge of federal regulations, including FERPA, national trends, and current research and best practices in the field of registration and records; possess considerable change management and project management skills, including the ability to organize, prioritize, manage, and analyze large amounts of data.
The successful candidate will demonstrate a proven record of developing relationships and building rapport with internal and external academic and administrative constituencies and an unwavering commitment to delivering superior customer service. The successful candidate will also demonstrate a proven record of developing and administering university academic and administrative policies affecting students and courses as well as the ability to lead the development of infrastructure to ensure secure administrative systems for maintenance and reporting of student and course information. In addition, the successful candidate will have the experience to manage a dynamic team of three direct reports, a total of 48 staff members, and an operational budget of approximately $3 million as well as oversee all training, supervision, professional development, and evaluation of staff to ensure a climate of collaboration and teamwork.
The successful candidate must possess a forward-looking vision and be dedicated to cultivating and leading a cohesive and resourceful team within the Registrar’s Office. In addition, demonstrated accomplishments on major projects requiring innovation and creative thinking and demonstrated experience embracing diversity and inclusion and providing opportunities for staff to develop greater cultural competence will be expected of the university registrar.
Extensive knowledge of and expertise with enterprise-wide student information systems and emerging information technologies, along with demonstrated experience in developing and utilizing that technology in a very complex college/university setting with multiple campuses and academic programs, will be expected of the university registrar. Previous experience with the PeopleSoft student information system will be a plus.
Review of applications will begin October 4, 2019, 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 Kendra E. Dane at email@example.com . Applicants needing reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process should contact Spelman Johnson at 413-529-2895.
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The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.
Ames, IA, USA
Iowa State University strives to be the most student-centered public research university in the nation. It is a place where adventurous minds are encouraged to accomplish amazing things. As a major international university ranked among the top public universities by U.S. News & World Report and a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), ISU offers a student experience rich in social and academic diversity. Approximately 35,000 students choose from 100 majors, study with world-class scholars, and hone their leadership skills in more than 900 student organizations. Students from all 50 states and 123 countries converge on one of the nation’s most beautiful campuses. Big 12 sports and a tradition of cultural and popular performances make campus life fun and memorable. Iowa State is a land-grant university, as well as the largest university in the state of Iowa, and the ISU class of 2022 has the highest-ever average high school GPA for an incoming Iowa State class. The campus is located in Ames, a community of 60,000 situated approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and was recently voted one of the best college towns in the nation and among the top 10 best places to live in America.
Reporting to the Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Success (AVPEMSS), the University Registrar provides strategic planning, direction, and supervision for the Office of the University Registrar and manages all units within that office, including the student information system, enrollment support services, registration, tuition and fee assessment, student academic records, transfer services, degree audit and clearance, commencement, student certification services, transcripts, athletic eligibility and certification, residency review, course scheduling, publications (Schedule of Classes and University Catalog), exam schedules, enrollment reporting and data, statistics, and learning community support. The University Registrar further plays a critical role in support of the Veterans’ Center by serving as the Department of Defense Memorandum of Understanding Point of Contact, advocating for resources, and directing veteran certification processes for all veteran and military-affiliated students utilizing education benefits. The University Registrar serves as a member of the enrollment leaders group, contributes to strategic enrollment management (SEM) planning, and is responsible, in part, for the execution and evaluation of a number of SEM initiatives. The University Registrar also serves as the NCAA certifying officer; administers all functions of confidential student records, including FERPA; supervises various institutional certification functions such as veterans’ benefit eligibility; leads the development of the academic infrastructure, to include secure administrative systems for maintenance and reporting of student and course information; develops and administers university academic and administrative policies affecting students and courses; manages a dynamic team of six direct reports and a total of 33 staff members, overseeing all training, supervision, and evaluation of staff; and develops and administers an annual operating budget of $3.2 million.
The successful candidate will possess a master’s degree and eight years of related experience, which must include experience working in a registrar’s office in a higher education setting. Preferred qualifications include experience with the following: administrative experience in a comprehensive office of registration and student records or equivalent; extensive knowledge of and expertise with enterprise-wide student information systems and emerging information technologies, along with demonstrated experience in developing and utilizing that technology in a complex college/university setting; providing leadership for and supervising a multi-faceted office operation; training and staff development; establishing and meeting strategic priorities and goals; developing and implementing academic policies; interpreting and analyzing data and generating reports from information systems and databases; demonstrated knowledge of FERPA and other policies and best practices governing the management of student records and information; demonstrated accomplishments on major projects requiring innovation and creative thinking; demonstrated experience embracing diversity and inclusion and providing opportunities for staff to develop greater cultural competence.
Iowa State is a global and culturally diverse university committed to providing an inclusive, equitable, and diverse environment for both learning and employment. Knowing that diversity in experience and perspective is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and building an inclusive academic community, Iowa State translates these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituents.
Review of applications will begin September 24, 2019, and continue until the position is filled. A resume with an accompanying cover letter may be submitted via the Spelman Johnson website at www.spelmanandjohnson.com/open-positions . Nominations for this position may be emailed to J. Scott Derrick at firstname.lastname@example.org. Applicants needing reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process should contact Spelman Johnson at 413-529-2895.
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Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, disability, or protected Veteran status and will not be discriminated against.