The Assistant Vice Provost will be responsible for providing leadership and management of all administrative and financial affairs of The Division of Professional Studies (DPS). The incumbent will be a senior member of the DPS leadership team and will be responsible for effective communication with high-level leaders/managers within UMBC, the Universities at Shady Grove, local K-12 education agencies, and private sector partners. The incumbent will be responsible for leading and managing under the direction of the DPS Vice Provost.
The incumbent will be responsible for the organization, alignment, and delivery of all financial and administrative operations of the Division of Professional Studies. The incumbent will be responsible for leading and facilitating the strategic financial planning and execution required to meet DPS’ ambitious strategic objectives. The incumbent will provide compliance assurance including budget, finance, reporting, and oversight of auxiliary services, contracts and grant administration.
DPS is an entrepreneurial division with innovation and growth as fundamental elements of our mission. The incumbent will be required to bring creativity, curiosity, adaptability, and collegiality to the role.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
Requires a Bachelor's degree and a minimum of ten years of progressive experience in higher education finance and administration. Must have demonstrable management, analytical, and communication experience.
Master’s degree in business administration or a related field preferred.
PeopleSoft experience preferred.
Background Screening Statement:
A background check will be required.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Include cover letter, resume and contact information for three references.
Open until filled.
Screening of Applications Begins:
For best consideration, submit application materials by October 30, 2017 (applications will be accepted until position is filled).
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Equal Opportunity Statement:
UMBC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, minority group members, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation upon hire showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.
UMBC is a dynamic public research university integrating teaching, research and service to benefit the citizens of Maryland. As an Honors University, the campus offers academically talented students a strong undergraduate liberal arts foundation that prepares them for graduate and professional study, entry into the workforce, and community service and leadership. UMBC emphasizes science, engineeri...ng, information technology, human services and public policy at the graduate level. UMBC contributes to the economic development of the State and the region through entrepreneurial initiatives, workforce training, K-16 partnerships, and technology commercialization in collaboration with public agencies and the corporate community. UMBC is dedicated to cultural and ethnic diversity, social responsibility and lifelong learning.