The Senior Vice President for University Operations is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the two New Jersey campuses. The Senior Vice President for University Operations reports directly to the President, is a member of the President's Cabinet, and participates with senior management in the development of institutional policy.
In addition to overseeing day-to-day operations of the two campuses, the Senior Vice President for University Operations will be a prime mover and leader in planning, prioritizing, and executing structural changes throughout the University, working in close collaboration with other senior management. The University is committed to continual review and improvement of its organization and operations to meet the many challenges facing higher education institutions throughout the region, and the Senior Vice President for University Operations will play an active and proactive role in these initiatives.
The Senior Vice President for University Operations, in consultation with other senior management, is responsible for developing the campus administrative budgets and supporting campus-wide policies and procedures for select student and administrative support services. In addition, the Senior Vice President for University Operations is charged with the responsibility of advancing the campus missions within the context of the University’s mission.
The Senior Vice President for University Operations provides overall supervision to a number of campus-based student support units and administrative departments to ensure they are functioning effectively and efficiently, and in accordance with University policy and procedures. The primary administrative direct report areas to the Senior Vice President for University Operations include Facilities and Auxiliary Services, Student Affairs, Athletics, Student Counseling and Health Services, Academic and Disability Support Services, and Public Safety, as well as units that report to these areas.
1.Extensive experience in higher education administration at the level of a senior campus operating officer, a senior campus executive, or other senior executive; experience in a multiple campus environment is desirable.
2.A master's degree is required and a terminal degree is preferred.
3.A demonstrated record of administrative service and leadership, including experience in successfully leading organizational change.
4.Extensive knowledge and understanding of all aspects of higher education administration, including academic and administrative operations.
5.Experience in the development and oversight of a substantial budget.
6.Demonstrated ability to provide organizational leadership and a commitment to working in an inclusive, diverse and fully participative organizational culture.
7.Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with faculty, students, families, administrative and professional staff, as well as with members of the Board of Trustees, alumni, and members of the University community.
8.Demonstrated experience in emergency response protocols and crisis management is preferred.
9.The ability to participate in weekend and evening activities.
10.A valid driver's license and accessibility to transportation for travel between campuses and to off-site locations.
11.Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory background check. Candidates for hire will be required to sign a waiver authorizing a background check and produce a Social Security Card.
Campus: Metropolitan Campus, Teaneck, NJ
Hiring Manager: Robert Holyer, PhD Executive Search Consultant AGB Search
Department: President's Office-Metro
Internal Number: 7357
About Fairleigh Dickinson University
Fairleigh Dickinson University is a center of academic excellence dedicated to the preparation of world citizens through global education. The University strives to provide students with the multi-disciplinary, intercultural, and ethical understandings necessary to participate, lead, and prosper in the global marketplace of ideas, commerce and culture.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status. Fairleigh Dickinson University takes affirmative action in support of its policy to employ and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.Please click on this link to view a federal government poster that explains your Equal Employment Opportunity rights http://www.fdu.edu/admin/eh/fedeeo.pdf