The University of Memphis (UofM) is looking for experienced
candidates for the position of Assistant Vice President, Strategic
Initiatives and Auxiliary Operations. The position reports
directly to the EVP/CFO and is a member of the Leadership Team of
the Division of Business and Finance. The UofM is comprised
of students, faculty and staff who are Driven by
Doing. This is who we are. It is what we
do. It is the summation of all our pursuits.
Additional information regarding this great opportunity to join
a team that is Driven by Doing
- Leads the development and management of the Division of
Business and Finance strategic plan and works collaboratively
with the Division’s leadership to translate University directions
into concrete goals and accomplishments. Coordinates and leads the
development of goals and accomplishment efforts for the Division,
performs routine assessments to determine their progress, prepares
and submits required documents on behalf of the Executive Vice
President/Chief Financial Officer (EVP/CFO). Also, coordinates and
prepares the Division’s annual SRI budget request.
- Responsible for overseeing the areas of Housing and Residence
Life, Parking and Transportation Services, Conference and Event
Services, Dining, and Auxiliary Operations to include Bookstore,
Vending, Mail Services, and Tiger Copy & Graphics.
- Plans and coordinates Business and Finance materials for the
governing Board and Committee meetings. Prepares data and
materials, presentations and speaking points for
the EVP/CFO for all governing Board and committee
meetings. For matters related to Business and Finance, acts as the
liaison to the Board secretary regarding Board policy, procedures,
- Initiates projects and programs and coordinates their
implementation in collaboration with appropriate leaders; works
collaboratively with the University community to ensure integration
with University goals and strategic initiatives.
- Represents the EVP/CFO on University committees where
issues and activities impact the University’s operations, as
needed. Coordinates with key leads on special projects to
facilitate the flow of information and review process.
- Provides analysis, advice and recommendations to
the EVP/CFO regarding the formulation of strategy and
project implementation, as appropriate, and assists with solutions
to problems by recommending approaches to be taken and
methodologies to be used.
- Provides overall leadership on divisional best practices and
customer service initiatives. Prepares and disseminates internal
and external communications that create an environment of
transparency and trust among University students and
- Serves as the SACS representative for the Division
and assists in the preparation and submission of required