The College of Arts and Sciences is seeking a Department Manager whose main focus will be to support academic and program general administrative needs in the Math Department. This individual will work closely with the Department Chair and Program Directors to ensure the daily operation of the department and/or program; to provide higher-level staff support to the department and program leadership; to serve as an advocate for department and program faculty; and to contribute actively to a team of other department manager colleagues and college staff. Successful candidates must possess a broad understanding of an academic setting and be able to effectively communicate among various personalities.
The College of Arts and Sciences is undergoing a major staff reorganization. In addition to changing the staffing structure and the way in which we work, we are also committed to changing the current staff culture. We encourage innovative professionals, who are committed to working in a respectful, transparent, flexible, competent, and learning environment, to apply for the position. Positive contributions to creating a collegial workplace and workforce will factor significantly in hiring decisions and performance evaluations. In particular, we are looking for individuals who are competent, who will complement the team, who are committed to doing right rather than being right, and who will add special value to the position and the College. This is an exciting time for the College as well as a personal opportunity to help chart its course. We invite all interested individuals to help us make our collective mark.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Critical thinker, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, team builder, situational evaluation and analysis, organized, customer service oriented, quality and consistency of work, leadership skills and performance management.
Preferred Education / Experience
BA and 3 years related experience in academic administration and/or project management.
Deadline to Apply
University of Kentucky - 2 years ago
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