The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for Director, Systems Change Management (Workday), UNLV Division of Finance and Business [R0112475]
PROFILE of the UNIVERSITY
UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution of approximately 29,000 students and more than 3,000 faculty and staff that is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a research university with high research activity. UNLV offers a broad range of respected academic programs and is on a path to join the top tier of national public research universities. The university is committed to recruiting and retaining top students and faculty, educating the region's diversifying population and workforce, driving economic activity through increased research and community partnerships, and creating an academic health center for Southern Nevada that includes the launch of a new UNLV School of Medicine. UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in Southern Nevada. For more information, visit us on line at: http://www.unlv.edu
COMMITMENT to DIVERSITY
The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity and inclusiveness as well as participate in maintaining a respectful, positive work environment.
ROLE of the POSITION
Reporting to the Executive Director for Strategy & Communication, the Director of System Change Management exists to lead the effort to make enterprise systems, particularly Workday, perform in a higher education environment on behalf of UNLV.
This individual will be responsible for adding a centralized structure to UNLV's currently distributed Workday model and will oversee the consolidation and analysis of and advocacy for user-friendly solutions that realize the full potential of an ERP. More importantly, the director will develop and maintain relationships with NSHE stakeholders to facilitate adopting best practices and higher ed solutions for Workday; and will provide a unified voice for Workday on campus, with Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) partners, and with the NSHE central office. The director will oversee and bring structure to UNLV's Workday testing, along with centralizing configuration change requests to best address UNLV's needs. Other duties include but are not limited to:
Partnering with functional project team members to ensure change management staff are well informed of system design, capabilities and impacts; integrate change management activities into their project plans
Work closely with campus leadership team to ensure change management strategy is included in program activities, and that impact to the University is considered continually to minimize stakeholder resistance
Create and manage measurement systems to track adoption, utilization, and proficiency of individual changes, and adjust change management strategies and tactics as necessary
This position requires a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university with 6-8 years of related professional experience. Successful candidate should be able to demonstrate the following (include but not limited to):
Strong knowledge of organizational behavior
Demonstrated success in communicating and implementing change in a large, complex organization
Functional and/or managerial experience in the higher education finance or administrative business
Extensive knowledge and specific experience in project management
Proven experience with implementing and integrating ERP systems
Ability to analyze problem situations, identify feasible solutions, and present recommendations in a concise, logical and systematic manner
Establish productive, collegial relationships at all levels both on-campus (e.g., staff, executive, academic, and administrative faculty) and off-campus including Systems Computing Services (SCS) in the NSHE Chancellor's Office
Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. Position is contingent upon funding.
Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.
Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates' materials will begin on November 23, 2018, and best consideration will be gained for materials submitted prior to that date. Materials should be addressed to Alexandra Nikolich, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted online as we do not accept emailed materials. For assistance with the application process, please contact UNLV Human Resources at (702) 895-3504 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR INTERNAL NSHE CANDIDATES
UNLV employees or employees within the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) MUST use the “Find Jobs” process within Workday to find and apply for jobs at UNLV and other NSHE Institutions. Once you log into Workday, type "Find Jobs" in the search box which will navigate to the internal job posting site. Locate this specific job posting by typing the requisition number, “R0112475” in the search box.
If you complete an application outside of the internal application process, your application will be returned and you will have to reapply as an internal applicant which may delay your application.
UNLV is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action educator and employer committed to achieving excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws. The University of Nevada, Las Vegas employs only United States citizens and non-citizens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.