Provide leadership, supervision and management to the CSU Channel Islands administrative functions including Risk Management, Human Resources, Title IX Diversity and Inclusion, Procurement and the Shared Services program.
Administration, Management and Leadership: The Associate Vice President Administration will strategically lead, manage, direct, and supervise the work and coordination of the administrative activities for the campus. These include: Risk Management, Human Resources, Title IX Diversity and Inclusion, Procurement and the Shared Services program. Develop and evaluate policies and procedures for the areas of responsibility and provide advice and input for other areas of the campus. Develop the annual budget for submission to the Vice President for Business & Financial Affairs. Oversee long-range strategic goals and objectives; ensure operational efficiency and effectiveness in all areas; prepare and make presentations at appropriate campus meetings. Ensure that the business and financial operations for the assigned functions are performed in accordance with State of California laws, CSU policies and standards, and the Chancellor's Office Compilation of Policies and Procedures for CSU Auxiliary Organizations; ensure that annual operational objectives are established and achieved.
Administrative Reporting Units: The following are program areas under the responsibility of the Interim Associate Vice President, and may be adjusted as needs of the campus are identified. The Interim Associate Vice President will provide strategic leadership and guidance for:
1. Risk Management: Responsible for delivery of a strategic risk management program for the University that takes a proactive approach to reducing or preventing risks and integrates safety, emergency and claims management into a strategic risk management process.
2. Human Resources: Responsible for the full complement of Human Resources services for the campus, including recruitment and employment processing, benefits administration, compensation and classification, professional training and development, employee relations, HR information systems, and payroll.
3. Title IX Diversity and Inclusion: Responsible for the University's Title IX program, its Equal Opportunity program and management of diversity and equity initiatives to support the campus mission, goals, and objectives, including our Affirmative Action program, in accordance with all applicable federal and state non-discrimination requirements and laws
4. Procurement and Shared Services: Procurement: Responsible for operations associated with the procurement of goods and services on behalf of the University community and its auxiliaries, including optimizing opportunities for cost savings. Shared Services: Establish and oversee a shared services program that successfully consolidates administrative tasks performed by generalists throughout the campus into a single provider, which then provides the capacity for those areas to focus on CI's core function. Additionally, with a focus on the customer, service is improved while at the same time achieving cost savings, which can then be strategically redeployed.
Possession of a Master's degree from a four-year college or university, preferably in the area of business, finance, public administration or urban planning and development. A minimum of eight years of administrative duties of broad scope and complexity that involve financial matters, budget, and developing and implementing policies and procedures. Experience shall be related to preferred degree.
Ability to anticipate problems and address them proactively; exercise effective and independent professional judgment; establish and maintain collaborative effective working relationships with others; communicate clearly both orally and in writing. Knowledge of a variety of computer software including word processing and spreadsheet applications. Ability to read and interpret plans, schematics and blueprints. Strong interpersonal, managerial, budgetary, organizational, and administrative and communication skills are required. Administrative skills and experience of broad scope and complexity which involve financial matters, budget, policies and procedures, and human resources. Skill in budget preparation, analysis, and controlling costs. Demonstrated skills in staff supervision including delegating work to accomplish departmental goals and objectives efficiently and effectively, while motivating individuals to work together as a team. Demonstrated diplomacy with a team focus and high degree of integrity. Must possess the ability to listen attentively in order to make decisions that balance responsible stewardship with entrepreneurship. Must provide proof of ability to operate a motor vehicle in the State of California. Position is subject to California DMV's "Pull Notice System" and continued employment is contingent upon proof of a satisfactory driving record. This position has delegated responsibility to make, participate in, or influence decisions regarding the use of campus funds and must file FPPC declaration (Form 700). A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017as a condition of employment.
California State University Channel Islands (CI), a four-year, public university in Camarillo, California, was established in 2002, and is the youngest of 23 campuses in the CSU system. CI is a beautiful Mission Revival-style campus located in a unique natural setting nestled between the foothills, abundant agricultural fields,and the Pacific Ocean. CI also enjoys a unique proximity to numerous hi...gh-tech companies, medical centers, the Los Angeles arts and entertainment industry, several affluent communities, and the shopping and dining offerings of nearby Camarillo.