The University of California, Riverside (UCR) seeks a visionary, strategic, thoughtful and collaborative leader for the position of Associate Vice Chancellor of Auxiliary Services. Under general direction of the Vice Chancellor - Planning, Budget & Administration, the Associate Vice Chancellor provides leadership, vision, planning and direction for large, complex operations within Auxiliary Services. Auxiliary Services is comprised of five (5) operations, with a combined budget of over $120 million, over 300 career staff, over 950 student staff, and 2.6 million in building square feet on 160 acres. The 5 operations include: Auxiliary Administration; Campus Business Services (CBS); Early Childhood Services (ECS); Housing, Dining & Hospitality Services (HDHS); and Transportation Services. Auxiliary Administration centrally supports all departments within Auxiliary Services, providing central financial and administrative services. This includes budget, finance, receivables, payables, cash office, policy compliance, audit response, student employment office, and administrative support for human resources and shared services. The central office also provides for the management of all Auxiliary assets, which requires coordination with Planning, Design & Construction, Capital Asset Strategies, and Facilities Services. This includes funding and managing capital projects, $5 million to $10 million per year. Campus Business Services (CBS) provides various business functions that support the campus. Early Childhood Services (ECS) provides high quality, cost effective early care and education programs for children of UCR faculty, students, staff, and community. Housing, Dining & Hospitality Services (HDHS): Housing Services provides on-campus housing to about 7,000 students in three housing types: Residence Halls, Apartments, and Family Housing. Dining Services provides dining to the entire campus in residential dining, retail dining, convenience stores, food trucks, and vending. Hospitality Services provides conference and event services and catering. Transportation Services provides parking, fleet, and alternative transportation services.
Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.
Advanced degree (preferred)
10 - 15 years of related experience.
At least 8 years' experience leading and developing teams.
Experience overseeing auxiliary service units. (preferred)
Strong knowledge of common organization-specific and other computer application programs.
Excellent leadership abilities to oversee multiple functions or departments through subordinate managers.
Advanced skills in strategy development, systems planning and change management.
Advanced project management skills, including the capability to manage capital projects.
Advanced knowledge of administrative management theory and ability to translate knowledge into practice.
Advanced knowledge of financial analysis and reporting techniques; human resources and risk management planning; accounting and payroll.
Excellent skills to work collaboratively and act persuasively in sensitive situations; skills in conflict management techniques.
Skills in establishing and implementing customer service standards. Excellent ability to establish metrics for department and employee goals which measure effectiveness of contributions to efficient operations of department.
Ability to establish mission and goals at the macro-level; to lead subordinate management to develop goals in alignment with mission.
Demonstrated skills in employee supervision and HR administration. Interpersonal skills to effectively lead, motivate and influence others.
Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
Strategic mindset with an ability to think through complex challenges, develop collaborative solutions and execute in ways that align with the organization's core values, with political savvy.
Internal Number: 202002202841
About University of California, Riverside
In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.
UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.
- UC Riverside was included in the (August 2018) edition of The Princeton Review's "The Best 382 Colleges."
- Shanghai Jiao Tong University (August 2017) Academic Ranking of World Universities ranked UC Riverside among the top 151 institutions. This survey bills itself as "the most trustworthy precursor of global rankings of the world's top 500 universities."
- In 2016, UCR was recognized for graduation rate success by the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) for achieving near parity across raci...al-ethnic, socio-economic, and gender boundaries.
- UCR ranks among the Top 15 Public Research Universities in the nation, as identified by the 2017 Washington Monthly.
- In 2017, two separate reports from the Education Trust celebrated UCR as a national leader for African American and Latino student success. UCR was one of just three schools to be named top-performing institutions in both reports and the only California campus recognized among 18 top-performing colleges and universities in the nation for high black student graduation rates.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.