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Working Title Director Department ESG Business Support Compensation Title Director Position Number 30000208 Position Status Regular Work Schedule

M-F 8:15am – 4:30pm

Hours per Week 37.5 Months per Year 12 Commitment to Inclusive Excellence

Northern Kentucky University ( NKU ) seeks excellence by enriching its educational environment and culture through the diversity of its administration, faculty and staff and by embracing inclusiveness, equity, and global awareness in all dimensions of its work. NKU is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution. We encourage applications by members of diverse groups and by persons with a demonstrated commitment to issues of diversity and experience in achieving goals relative to inclusive excellence.

Purpose of Position

The position is responsible for understanding the business problems, construction of the necessary project and resource plans to identify and document requirements, and implement the recommended solutions. The position is responsible for providing oversight to the project team through the project life cycle including deliverables management, resource management, project quality, project scope and budget. Responsibilities include leading the development team and other resources in the requirements gathering, design, testing, and deployment of the solution. This position also communicates with the clients and other groups (including 3rd party vendors) as necessary, to ensure business requirements are translated to application requirements. Experience with any of the following technologies or key areas is a plus: business intelligence solutions, Business Objects, mobile development platforms, ERP systems, agile methodologies, web development including HTML and open source. Experience with any of the following would also be valuable: SAP business objects, SAP HANA, Cognos, Qlikview, Tableau, project management platforms.

Primary Responsibilities

Directs project team, including, but not limited to, internal staff and third party providers in developing and implementing project deliverables 40%
Develops solutions to complex technical problems; works with stakeholders to define requirements and validate proposed business solution(s); serves as one of the principal technical experts for the department 20%
Develop and manages project budgets; approves and monitors expenditures within this area 20%
Directs lead staff to develop, document, and implement standard operating procedures across all platforms 10%
Use a wide variety of software development tools and utilities, and provides training and direction to others. 10%


No specific major is required, but one in management, business, human relations, or a technology field would be preferred. Requires demonstrated understanding of issues related to programming languages, computer applications, and systems management concepts.

Minimum Education Bachelor's Degree Preferred Education Bachelor's Degree Minimum Experience 5 years Salary Pay Grade UN
Requisition Number 2020S1280 Job Open Date 01/21/2021 Job Close Date 02/03/2021 Open Until Filled No Quick Link Is this an internal only posting? Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • NKU Jobs Site
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Employee Referral
    • Other
Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. References
Optional Documents

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