The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for Senior Coordinator, Executive Operations, Office of Information Technology R0129382.
PROFILE of the UNIVERSITY
Founded in 1957, UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution comprised of approximately 30,000 students and more than 3,600 faculty and staff. To date, UNLV has conferred more than 152,000 degrees, producing more than 130,000 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.
Here at UNLV, we have come together and created one of the most affirmative and dynamic academic environments in the country. UNLV sits in the top spot in U.S. News & World Report’s annual listing of the nation’s most diverse universities for undergraduates. The university has ranked in the top ten since the rankings debuted more than a decade ago. We continue to show our commitment to serving our wonderfully diverse population and building the future for Las Vegas and Nevada.
For more information, visit us online 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.
PROFILE of the DEPARTMENT/COLLEGE
The Office of Information Technology (OIT) provides leadership, support, training, and enterprise IT services that empower students, faculty, and staff. We are a dynamic group of almost 150 full-time administrative faculty and staff and 125 student and temporary employees with a passion for providing excellent customer service to our campus constituents. We value individuality and encourage our employees to be their geekiest selves.
OIT employs only U.S. citizens or non-citizens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
COMMITMENT to DIVERSITY of the DEPARTMENT/COLLEGE
We believe every person brings with them unique strengths, experiences, and perspectives and we value these differences. One of our best opportunities to deliver a workplace that is diverse, inclusive, and focused on equality is to hire candidates who share these values.
The University of Nevada, Las Vegas offers a generous annual and sick leave package, medical and dental benefits, supplemental voluntary benefits, tuition assistance, and wellness programs. Visit our benefits page for a full listing.
ROLE of the POSITION
The Senior Coordinator, Executive Operations provides executive-level support to the office of the vice provost for information technology (VPIT).
Responsibilities include: organizing and facilitating executive-level activities on behalf of the office of the VPIT; ensuring timely responses to email and other types of correspondence to and from the VPIT; working with the VPIT, the Office of Information Technology (OIT) leadership teams, and UNLV IT governance groups to ensure information is exchanged in a manner that is accurate, collaborative, and actionable; and assisting the VPIT with various stages of the development, review, and dissemination of institutional information technology policies and procedures to ensure they are current and consistent with system, state, and federal regulations.
The incumbent is also responsible for facilitating the work of campus IT governance groups whose functions include prioritizing IT activities and initiatives that align with and provide support for the institution’s mission, core themes, and Top-Tier pathway goals. The incumbent assists the VPIT with complex operational and administrative support functions associated with leadership of the campus central IT unit, including over 150 classified and administrative faculty and over 100 hourly student employees. Additionally, the individual assists with communication, coordination, and information gathering efforts involving the approximately 150 distributed IT staff for the purposes of facilitating coordinated IT services, enhancing IT security, developing best practices, and introducing new campus-wide technologies.
The incumbent represents the Vice Provost for IT at meetings, when necessary, and assists with the dissemination of information and follow-up on action items at others. The incumbent may also be responsible for providing leadership and support for special projects emanating from the office of the VPIT and completing unanticipated other duties as they arise.
All actions taken by the Office of Information Technology have an impact on the campus, some to a very minor degree and others quite significantly. It is imperative that the consequences of any decisions made at such meetings be fully understood and accurately communicated. Failure to complete responsibilities could result in critical information not reaching its intended audience in a timely fashion (e.g., security inquiries). The executive-level responsibilities of the position require maintaining the highest levels of confidentiality, discretion, and discernment.
VACCINATION MANDATE POLICY
Per the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) Emergency COVID-19 Employee Vaccination Policy, all NSHE employees must be vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved medical or religious waiver request. All candidates for employment must have this information on file with Human Resources prior to their start date. Information about how the policy applies to new hires is now available on the COVID-19 Employee Vaccine Mandate webpage.
This position requires a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college and a minimum of 5 years of related professional experience in a higher education setting. Credentials must be obtained prior to the start of employment.
The incumbent must have specific skills and knowledge in the following areas:
The incumbent must have:
Familiarity with higher education environments.
Extensive knowledge of university policy and procedures as well as general administrative functions.
Demonstrated knowledge of and progressively more complex experience with Microsoft Office and Google applications, various web browsers, and other software applications (e.g., e-mail, web conferencing tools).
The incumbent must have:
Demonstrated excellence in written and oral communication skills.
Good prioritization and organization skills with the ability to work on multiple time-sensitive projects simultaneously in a very dynamic and sometimes stressful environment.
A positive attitude, outstanding interpersonal communication skills, and the ability to act proactively and independently with sound judgment.
A service-oriented administrative style, demonstrated flexibility in completing complex work, and the ability to work with a diverse set of stakeholders.
Experience with analyzing, developing, and implementing policies and procedures consistent with program requirements, university, system, and state policies and procedures as well as university technical standards.
The incumbent must be able to:
Communicate and interact effectively with staff at all levels of the UNLV administration\Compile and analyze data and summarize information for UNLV administration, the Board of Regents, the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE), and/or Nevada state offices.
Work effectively with multiple constituents external to OIT and to the university.
Analyze the aspects of a project in relation to any restrictions and make recommendations on possible solutions in order to ensure project completion within constraints.
Take unanticipated projects from inception to successful completion as needed.
Facilitate the development, review, and dissemination of institutional policies and associated procedures.
Salary is competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. The position is contingent upon funding with a minimum starting salary of $70,000.
Although this position will remain open until filled, a review of candidates’ materials will begin immediately and best consideration will be given for materials submitted as soon as possible. Materials should be addressed to Terri Thompson, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted online as we do not accept emailed materials. For assistance with the application process, please contact OIT Human Resources at (702) 895-1806 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, R0129382, 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.
SAFETY AND SECURITY STATEMENT
UNLV is committed to assisting all members of the UNLV community in providing for their own safety and security. The Annual Security Report and Annual Fire Safety Report compliance document is available online.
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 (including hair texture and protected hairstyles such as natural hairstyles, afros, bantu knots, curls, braids, locks and twists), color, or religion (protected classes), color, religion, sex, age (40 or older), 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.
TITLE IX STATEMENT
The University of Nevada, Las Vegas, does not discriminate on the basis of sex in any education program or activity that it operates. Non-discrimination on the basis of sex is mandated by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (20 U.S.C. §§ 1681 et seq.) and the corresponding implementation regulations (34 C.F.R. Part 106). The University’s commitment to nondiscrimination in its education programs and activities extends to applicants for admission and employment. Inquiries concerning the application of these provisions may be referred to: Michelle Sposito, J.D., Title IX Coordinator, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway, Box 451062, Las Vegas, NV 89154-1062, Frank and Estella Beam Hall (BEH) Room 553, Telephone: (702) 895-4055; Email: email@example.com, or to The Assistant Secretary of the United States Department of Education, U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20202-1100; Telephone: 1-800-421-3481 FAX: 202-453-6012; TDD: 1-800-877-8339; Email: OCR@ed.gov; or to both.
Information pertaining to the University’s grievance procedures and grievance process, including how to report or file a complaint of sex discrimination, how to report or file a formal complaint of sexual harassment, and how the University will respond can be found online at the Office of Equal Employment & Title IX webpage.
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.
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.