The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for Director of Student Affairs Contracts and Business Partnerships, UNLV Student Affairs Administration [R0117430]
PROFILE of the UNIVERSITY
Founded in 1957, UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution comprised of approximately 31,000 students and more than 3,900 faculty and staff. To date, UNLV has conferred more than 136,000 degrees, producing more than 120,000 alumni around the world. UNLV is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as an R1 research university with very high research activity. 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
The Director provides daily management and ensures contractual compliance for Student Affairs contracts, leases, and potential P3 partnerships, including, but not limited to, Food Service, Book Store, and on and off campus Housing Operations.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, contract administration; development of RFP’s; budget development, tracking and adherence; campus outreach; review and interpretation of financial forecasts; mediation; and the design of strategies to ensure contract compliance.
This position requires a Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university and a minimum of five years in revenue contract/lease management; or a Bachelor’s degree and eight years as a business partner operator in higher education food, bookstore, or housing operations; or a J.D. with some related higher education experience. Master’s degree preferred. Credentials must be obtained prior to the start of employment.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Desired:
Ability to interpret contracts and interface with legal professionals
Knowledge of contract development with service providers/vendors, negotiations and execution
Ability to work within contractual guidelines as well as working within the “spirit of the agreement” when details are not clearly stated.
Ability to write Memos of Understanding and Standard Operating Procedures
Financial acumen to analyze business effectiveness
Demonstrate ability to communicate effectively one-to-one and in small groups
Ability to establish and maintain professional relationships with business partners and the university community
Experience with budgeting and financial decision making
Ability to work effectively in an environment in which the parameters may change daily and to adjust behavior to meet the needs of different people and situations
Possess strong administrative and organizational skills
Ability to demonstrate creativity and flexibility in working on various projects with a variety of constituent groups
Ability to work autonomously and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
Ability to analyze situations, identify problems, and develop solutions
Ability to plan, implement and evaluate goals and objectives
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 August 23, 2019 and best consideration will be gained for materials submitted prior to that date. Materials should be addressed to Summer Mudd, 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 email@example.com.
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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.