Department:School of Music and Dance Appointment Type and Duration:Regular, Ongoing Salary:$95,000 - $120,000 per year Compensation Band:OS-OA11-Fiscal Year 2018-2019 FTE:1.0
Application Review Begins August 29, 2018; position open until filled
Special Instructions to Applicants To ensure full consideration, please upload the following with your online application by the review date:
• A cover letter in which you clearly describe how your knowledge, skills, and abilities prepare you for the job responsibilities and requirements outlined in the job announcement. Please discuss each element completely and succinctly. • A resume/CV of your professional work experience, education, and applicable certifications. • Names and contact information for three professional references.
Department Summary The music program has an enrollment of more than 400 music majors and a faculty and staff of 85, plus 71 graduate employees. A wide variety of undergraduate and graduate degree programs are offered, from the baccalaureate through the doctorate, including programs in performance, collaborative piano, music education, composition, theory, musicology, jazz studies, piano and string pedagogy, conducting, music technology, and music with a liberal arts emphasis. The School is designated as the only full-range professional school of music and dance in the state of Oregon.
The Department of Dance within the School of Music and Dance offers dance majors (BA,BS) and a minor at the undergraduate level. There are 45-55 undergraduate majors and 20-30 minors in any given year. (No graduate level classes being offered beginning AY2019). The Department produces a variety of public performances in Dougherty Dance Theatre, ranging from the informal Open showing, Quarterly, and Loft series, to formal concerts presenting faculty, student, and guest artist work. Community outreach is supported through two performing companies: DEMA and UO Repertory Dance Company (UORDC).
Position Summary This position provides financial, personnel, and operational support to SOMD academic areas and interacts with Oregon Bach Festival. The employee in this position reports directly to the SOMD Dean. This individual works with area heads at SOM and Department of Dance regarding fiscal, operational management and selected HR issues. The Associate Dean will manage the business and fiscal affairs for the School of Music and has the authority to administer expenditures, determine proper disbursement and accountability within the guidelines of State, University, Foundation and School of Music practices and policies. The position serves as a general resource for questions regarding procedures, processes, and personnel issues and has full supervisory responsibilities for the Accountant 1 and OS2.
Minimum Requirements • Bachelors degree. • Five years of experience performing accounting functions, including demonstrated experience in accounting, budget management, compiling and/or reporting financial information, and ability to analyze budgets and recommend budget strategies. • Three years of experience in personnel procedures and practices. • Three years of experience in supervision. • Demonstrated skills in operations, human resources, or related areas. • Experience working in an automated financial information system. • Leadership experience.
Professional Competencies • Understanding of School’s philosophy, mission and vision. • In-depth understanding of financial and management practices. • Demonstrated ability to use sound judgement and initiative, particularly as it relates to handling sensitive and/or confidential information. • Demonstrated flexibility, ability to plan and initiate projects, set priorities, solve problems, motivate staff and maintain stability and consistency in stressful situations. • Demonstrated project management and organizational skills. • Demonstrated strong oral and written communication skills. • Demonstrated experience with and/or commitment to working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds, in support of an inclusive and welcoming environment. • Proficiency with software and technology, including accounting and HR systems, electronic calendars, word processing and spreadsheets.
Preferred Qualifications • Bachelors degree in Business Administration from accredited institution. • Supervision in a complex organization. • Experience with Banner. • COGNOS experience. • Experience with complex financial and administrative policies, rules, and procedures in a higher education setting. • Fund accounting experience.
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