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Executive Vice President
August 8, 2013
John Carroll University
The Executive Vice President, reporting to the President of John Carroll University, is responsible for the effective operations of the University through planning, project management, and direction of key administrative functions. The role includes serving as Executive Assistant to the President, Corporate Secretary, liaison to the Board of Directors and coordinator of the Vice Presidents Council. In addition this position is responsible for organizational strategy, planning, and implementation of the administrative structures and services of the university, and directly supervises the functions of legal affairs, human resources, facilities services, information technology, external properties, and institutional planning. Serves as chief administrative officer for administrative functions at the University, and collaborates with the Provost to ensure that the administrative functions in academic areas function consistent with University goals/standards.
1. Strategy and Planning: Ensures that institutional and operational planning is aligned with the strategic goals of John Carroll University. Coordinates data collection and analysis units that collect business data, metrics to support decision-making at the University. Integrates planning and project management across the University with budget and institutional factors to oversee University projects and activities and ensure that they are either on target or modified appropriately. This role will include leadership of University Sustainability efforts, setting goals and measuring progress.
2. Organizational Effectiveness: Serves as the champion of institutional efforts to improve the University’s effectiveness in its service to the students, as well as to other internal and external constituents. From the operations of the President’s Office on down, provides leadership, guidance, technology, assessment, and support to ensure that administrative work throughout the University is effective, efficient, and of high value at a relatively low cost. Conducts scheduled reviews of administrative systems and programs throughout the University to assess progress, and makes adjustments as needed. Promotes the ideals and goals of University’s Vision, Mission, Core Value and Strategic Initiatives and evaluates progress toward achieving those ideals.
3. Capability Building: Leads the efforts to develop the capability of staff and administrators throughout John Carroll University. This is done through effective leadership development and assessment, staff training and evaluation, and employee communications. Emphasis will be placed on living the Mission and Vision of John Carroll University and striving for Magis in all functional areas, in partnership with the Vice President for Mission and Identity.
4. Alignment of University Administration and Board of Directors: At the President’s direction ensures that University Administration and the Board of Directors receive clear communications and feedback from the President’s Office. Prepares agendas that advance and are consistent with institutional priorities; gathers business intelligence data and achievements for publication to the Board; prepares and monitors the VP meeting agendas and follow-up activities; and resolves internal issues and conflicts that might preclude accomplishment of key activities. Anticipates and identifies issues for discussion at key management meetings while coordinating with the executive leadership team. Has responsibility for internal and external communications from the Office of the President, working closely with the Vice President for University Advancement.
5. Supervision of Facilities Services, Information Technology, Legal Affairs, External Properties, and Human Resources: Through the direct supervision of these areas, ensures that policies and practices fully support the Mission and strategic direction of the University, and facilitate accomplishment of institutional goals. Serves as the primary policy researcher for the President, providing data and information related to on-going and emerging issues of importance to the University.
Education: Candidate must have a Master’s Degree in Business
Administration or related field and/or have equivalent operational and leadership experience.
Experience: Ten or more years of proven leadership with some involvement in staffing, succession planning or organizational change is required. Familiarity with higher education administration or equivalent experience in a complex organization is required. Service on a Governing Board of an Institute of Higher Education (IHE) will be considered to meet this qualification.
Required knowledge, skills and abilities:
1. Ability to think strategically and conceptually, while being able to apply strong management skills to produce operational outcomes.
2. Knowledge of business intelligence, organizational effectiveness and planning techniques applied in a higher education or complex corporate setting.
3. Proven ability to lead institutional and operational planning with successful results.
4. Superior communication skills, both verbal and written; as well as the ability to communicate a vision to others and persuade them to join in achieving that vision.
5. Ability to partner with others in a collegial way, and use the appropriate leadership style to achieve results in a University setting.
6. Understanding and appreciation for the Catholic, Jesuit tradition in higher education.
7. Knowledge of organizational and leadership development principles and a commitment to personal development and the development of others.
8. Skill in project management, financial operations, and human resources.
9. Knowledge of best practices and leading technology trends applied to management of complex organizations.
10. Effective supervisory and management skills to work with, mentor, and provide feedback to direct reports.
11. Knowledge and experience with Governing Boards of universities and not-for-profit organizations.
To apply, please send letter and resume/CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
John Carroll University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. The University is committed to diversity in the workplace and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities
Website: Corporate Secretary
Requisition Number: 0140198
Position Type: Staff
Division: Student Affairs
Department: Ethnic and Intercultural Services
HR Classification Title: Director, Black Student Services
Work Status: Full-time Regular
Part-Time Hours Per Week:
Days of Week: M-F
Specific Work Schedule: M-F occassional weekend and nights as needed
Summary of Essential Job Duties:
Reporting to the Director, this position provides specific programming and services for Black Student Services that nurtures the education of the whole person (intellectual, social, interpersonal, spiritual, and civic responsibility) in an intercultural campus community. This position collaborates with the Ethnic and Intercultural Services Department offices, other Student Affairs Departments, and Academic Affairs to administer intercultural student development programs for the entire LMU community, including biracial/multiracial students. Central to all innovative programs, projects and events, is the value of developing leadership skills among students, as well as providing greater access to resources, and increasing retention and persistence to graduation.
Develop, implement, and assess programs for Black students. Conduct ongoing assessment of signature and new programs to ensure that they meet the Student Affairs and the Ethnic and Intercultural Services Department learning outcomes.
Collaborate with members of the Ethnic and Intercultural Sevices Department, Campus Ministry, and the Division of Student Affairs to develop intercultural programming, student development initiatives, and spiritual and leadership opportunities. Engage students in signature African American programs such as Black History Month, Black Family Dinners, Kente Graduation Celebration, Imongi, male Initiative -Praxis Academy and other experiential opportunities designed to increase retention, persistence, and graduation.
Recruit, hire, develop, motivate, and evaluate student fellows and volunteers to ensure positive growth experiences with an emphasis on cultural identify formation. Respond to student issues as they arise and provide follow-up as required.
Partner with African American Studies, the Divisions of Academic and Student Affairs units to maximize co-curricular student engagement with the aim of providing a holistic learning experience that educates students about their and other cultures.
Serve as a facilitator for the Umoja Roundtable and maintain regular group meetings. Work with and guide Black students and organizations as they apply for grants and/or ASLMU Student Reserve Board funding.
Serve as an advocate for the Black students and support the efforts of the entire intercultural community. Serve as a liaison between students, the student leadership program, and other University departments to ensure smooth delivery of services and promote positive communication and collaboration.
Develop, implement and assesses student development sessions designed to facilitate cultural, ethnic identity development as well as intercultural competency.
Act as a liaison to Student Leadership and Development Department and the University leadership program to collaborate and develop innovative programs for the Black and other intercultural populations. Conduct regular and on-going leadership development opportunities for students, particularly the black men initiative (Praxis Academy) and members of student organizations.
Advise, support and follow-up with students to ensure optimal student development and engagement. Refer students to appropriate University departments as necessary. Utilize departmental tracking software to maintain contact and referral records.
In collaboration with Admissions and Parent Programs, assist in planning of events such as Black Scholars Day, Black Student Overnight, Preview Day, and Open House. Assists with orientation and welcome events.
Represent the Ethnic and Intercultural Services Department and the Black community on University and Divisional Committees.
Perform other duties as assigned or requested by the Director, Ethnic and Intercultural Services.
Minimum 4 years in multicultural advisement experience in higher education or experience in progressively responsible position. Grant writing and fundraising experience is necessary.
Demonstrated knowledge in the areas of: student development, Black identity formation, program coordination, student leader advisement, leadership development, cross-cultural development/training, conflict mediation skills, in-depth knowledge of the needs of Black, biracial, multiracial, foster care, first generation, transfers and undeclared students, conflict management, consensus building, familiarity with ethnic studies, group dynamics and fiscal management in higher education setting is preferred.
Experience working with a team in a collaborative environment.
Exemplary communication skills (both written and oral) evidenced by background in preparing comprehensive reports and executive summaries incorporating complex, highly technical information. Experienced in program evaluation and assessment of learning outcomes.
Highly developed organizational, leadership, and ethical behavior to provide a positive role model for students. Emotionally mature and gifted with social awareness and empathy.
Must be resourceful and have experience in leading training/student development programs on topics such as, but not limited to: gender oppression, racism, class dynamics, sexuality, and Black issues.
Possess sensitivity to the needs of students and ability to: develop immediate strategies to handle challenges in an appropriate manner, develop positive strategies for aiding students dealing with ethnic oppression, balance the needs of students with the policies of the administration, communicate to large audiences, set high standards for students in ethical conduct, complete paperwork on a timely basis, attend events on weekday evenings and weekends, defuse difficult cross-cultural situations and move groups toward more harmonious relations, promote positive spiritual and leadership development, apply appropriate disciplinary procedures when necessary.
Demonstrated computer competency and preferably knowledgeable of Microsoft Windows and relevant systems. Must have a solid understanding of different social media modalities.
Typically a Master's degree in higher education, preferably in post secondary education or student affairs or related field or equivalent experience. The incumbent will be expected to continue upgrading knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to keep abreast of regulation/policy changes.
•Minimum 4 years in multicultural advisement experience in higher education or experience in progressively responsible position. Grant writing and fundraising experience is necessary.
Physical Demands (if applicable):
Exemption Status: Exempt
Salary Grade Minimum: ***
Salary Grade Midpoint: ***
Posting Date: 12/03/2013
Application Deadline Date:
- Cover Letter
- Salary History
- List of References
- Letter of Recommendation 1
- Letter of Recommendation 2
Website: Ethnic and Intercultural Services
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