The Assistant Vice Chancellor (AVC) is a confidential management position reporting directly to the Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor (Provost/EVC). Working with the Vice Provosts for Academic Personnel, University Outreach and International Programs, and Undergraduate Studies, the Assistant Vice Chancellor provides counsel and principal management support to the Provost/EVC, primarily at the intersection of the Provost/EVC's initiatives and campus administrative operations. The AVC is responsible for providing broad oversight and management of administrative support services for the Office of the Chancellor and the Office of the Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor (executive offices) through leadership of an administrative services cluster; and leads or coordinates a variety of matters between the Provost/EVC's office and other units on campus.
This position is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation including criminal history and identity check. This position is designated as a confidential position.
Bachelors degree in Business Administration or Public Administration or similar field; or 5 years of equivalent experience.
A minimum of five years of high-level administrative experience within a large, complex environment at an institution of higher education
Experience providing counsel and management support to a high-level executive, overseeing commitments, ensuring priorities are strategically managed and logistics are efficiently addressed in a highly dynamic, complex environment.
Progressively responsible leadership experience in areas of administrative resource management, including human resource management, budget and financial management, facilities planning and administration, technology management, strategic planning, policy development and organizational problem solving.
Experience in financial forecasting and in the development and use of sophisticated tools and financial models to monitor funds, make projections, and design management reports.
Project management experience to take complex, high impact projects from conception to fruition.
Supervisory experience and skills to recruit, train, evaluate, coach, mentor and motivate staff.
Strategic planning and program evaluation experience to provide sound recommendations and examine work processes and organizational structures for development or revision to accommodate change requirements.
Experience setting goals and objectives, developing quantifiable measurements, motivating and managing others, and prioritizing workload to meet strict deadlines and budgets in an environment of multiple projects and changing priorities.
Masters in Business Administration or Public Administration or similar field.
Experience with University of California/UC Davis policies and procedures in the areas of budget and finance, human resource administration, information technology, and facility and space planning.
Broad perspective, strategic thinker with experience balancing policy and practice.
Knowledge and skill in applying principles of performance management, conflict management, multiculturalism and diversity, and coaching skills to enhance staff contributions to the organization's mission.
Knowledge and skill to implement administrative practices related to shared service centers and business process re-design.
Skills to analyze complex information or problems in an objective manner and derive logical conclusions to provide a sound basis for establishing priorities and selecting appropriate courses of action.
Experience applying sound judgment and political acumen; skill to attentively discern and reflect perspectives, as appropriate, in advice given and in communications prepared.
Skilled in achieving goals through promoting collaboration, team building and working cooperatively with peers, employees, faculty, and with advisory groups of campus constituents.
Team building and leadership skills to foster and promote a service-oriented team environment.
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