The Vice President of Operations is the university's chief operations officer (COO) with overall responsibility for the Division of Operations, which includes Information Services (and information security); Institutional Effectiveness; Facilities Management and Capital Planning, and University Police and Public Safety.
The VP of Operations has overall responsibility for the division of operations to include: - Oversees the administration of division units, including planning, setting priorities for fiscal management, personnel supervision and evaluation, organizational structure, and service quality. - Oversees the development of budgets and resource allocation guidelines for administrative units. - Represents and articulates the mission of the university to educational, governmental and funding agencies. Serves on appropriate committees and
councils to provide leadership in representing the university. Facilitates communication of the university's mission, achievements, opportunities, strategic plan and financial needs to its various constituencies and communities. - Provides professional leadership and direction to subordinate administrators to enhance individual and unit performance and a collaborative work environment. Cooperates with other higher education leaders in providing professional development opportunities to further advance the profession. - Works collaboratively with internal and external constituents. Works with other vice presidents in the development and implementation of institutional goals and objectives. Serves as liaison with the community at large, including city/county administration, state legislative and executive personnel. - Participates as a member of the President's Cabinet and President's Administrative Team in matters of finance, policy formation, strategic planning, development, resource allocation, and organizational structuring. - Provides effective and efficient support services for the entire institution. Supports the academic mission and student-centered environment. - Performs other duties as assigned by the President.
Supervisor Duties - Actively engages in recruitment and hiring new employees; - Clearly defines performance expectations, ensure accountability, and provides ongoing informal feedback, coaching, and mentoring. Conducts formal performance evaluations; - Ensures employees have necessary resources; - Oversees and directs the work of staff; serves as mentor, coach and leader, and resolves complaints or issues; - Promotes professional development opportunities; - Develops and fosters supportive working relationships, motivation and engagement; - Communicates information to staff on an ongoing basis to influence staff engagement and to be a part of a larger community; - Takes corrective action in a timely manner; - Recognizes and rewards employees for good performance; - Schedules employee work hours/shifts; monitor hours worked; approve payable time and absence requests; - Adjusts leadership style as needed to achieve results; - Recognizes value of and promotes diverse workforce. Values and encourages diverse perspectives, creativity and teamwork
Positions Supervised: - Associate Vice President, Information Services & Security / Chief Information Officer (CIO) - Executive Director, Institutional Effectiveness - Associate Vice President, Campus Planning and Facilities Management - Chief of Police, University Police and Public Safety - Administrative Assistant/Executive Secretary
- Other duties as assigned
Bachelor's Degree in business or related field and significant senior-level experiences in planning, operations and administration
Strong project management experience
Proven expertise in budget and financial accountability
Knowledge of state and federal mandates and policies
Strong written and oral communication and presentation skills
Knowledge and experience in information services technology
Master's, doctoral or JD degree
Ten years senior managerial experience in management, planning, and operations
Senior-level administrative experience in higher education
Knowledge of Washington State rules and regulations
Capital facilities development and contracting experience
Accountability/Dependability: Accepts responsibility for quality of own work; acknowledges and corrects mistakes. Meets standards, deadlines and work schedules. Strong sense of responsibility with high ethical standards
Judgement: Makes timely, informed decisions. Analyzes options and determines appropriate course of action.
Continuous Process Improvement: Identify and implement sustainable process improvements.
Leadership: Lead, manage, coach and develop directors, managers and supervisors.
Teamwork: Promotes and encourages cooperation and mutual support to achieve institutional goals.
Adaptability/Flexibility: Responds positively to changing business needs and responsibilities. Adapts approach and methods to achieve results; recovers quickly from setbacks and finds alternatives.
Commitment to Diversity: Recognizes the value of diversity and helps create environment that supports and embraces diversity.
Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule
Salary: $190,000-$220,000 dependent upon qualifications and experience
Working Conditions: Work is primarily performed in a university campus environment and requires a flexible schedule, including evening and weekend work. Travel is required and expected in this position.
Benefits : CWU offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental insurance, retirement and optional savings plans, life and disability insurance, along with vacation and sick leave plans depending on employment classification. For additional information please visit: http://www.cwu.edu/hr/benefits-0
How To Apply
To apply for this position, you must complete the on-line application and attach:
A detailed cover letter clearly demonstrating how your education and experience: (a) meet the required (and, as applicable, preferred) qualifications, and (b) demonstrate the ability to perform the responsibilities as described by the posting;
Resume including work history, education, training; and
Contact information for three professional references.
Screening Begins: June 18, 2018
**Priority will be given to applications received by the screening date. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Please contact Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org or 509-963-1202 if you require technical assistance with the on-line application process.
Conditions of Employment
Prior to employment, final candidate(s) will be required to submit to a background check. All information obtained through background investigations will be strictly confidential and revealed only to those required to have access.
Located in historic Ellensburg, Washington, Central Washington University is a public four-year university. Home to over 10,000 students, Central has a commitment to hands-on learning and discovery, which takes students beyond the limits of the classroom and books. Central prepares students to become well-educated citizens who are ready for high-demand careers in the workforce and offers over 150 undergraduate majors as well as graduate studies programs and research. To prepare and enable students to succeed in a global economy, Central partners with over 30 colleges and universities around the world.CWU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Title IX/Veteran/Disability Employer.