The Chief Administrative Officer will lead, manage, and direct the full range of the organization's business, human resources, and financial activities. The CAO will organize, plan, and direct analyses involving financial resources, staffing, space administration, policy and procedure development, and program planning and implementation. The individual will serve as a member of the EM leadership team and serve as an advisor on key issues and processes. The position will be responsible for oversight of administrative policies and procedures; business practices (e.g. purchasing, accounts receivable, etc.); and human resource management. In the case of HR management, the Chief Administrative Officer will oversee the implementation of critical HR initiatives, serving as an advisor to supervisors and high level managers.
Bachelor's degree in business and/or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Leadership skills to analyze and evaluate information and situations; synthesize ideas and integrate information; and to present viable, compliant solutions.
Interpersonal communications skills to work collaboratively within a culturally diverse workforce and constituents from varying backgrounds and perspectives.
Advanced interpersonal skills including verbal and written communication, active listening, critical thinking, persuasiveness, advising and counseling.
Management experience within a complex organization and project management of high-impact projects.
Knowledge of best practices in administration, finance and accounting, and human resources. Experience managing financial and budgetary needs of a complex organization.
Experience with the administrative operations of a nonprofit or educational agency, including accounting/finance, human resources, and space utilization.
Familiarity with UC/UC Davis financial and HR systems and procedures (DaFIS, PPS, PPS DS, Banner experience).
Experience with grant funding.
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