Associate VP for Campus Services & Chief of Staff
Officer of Administration
Finance & Administration
Appointment Type and Duration:
$170,000 - $195,000 per year
Application Review Begins
November 10, 2021; position open until filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
In addition to your application, please include the
1) A cover letter that clearly articulates how your experience and
skills make you an ideal candidate for this position.
2) A current resume.
The Office of the Vice President for Finance and Administration
(VPFA) and its 25+ departments provide critical financial,
facilities management, human resource and administrative services
to our campus. Its employees perform a wide range of functions
including offering essential financial tools and support to the
university's many departments, providing key resources to
employees, and keeping campus safe, clean, accessible and
The Associate Vice President and Chief of Staff (AVP/COS) is a
strategic partner to the VPFA with regard to operations, internal
and external communication, and strategic planning. The AVP/COS is
a member of the VPFA executive leadership team, and works closely
with the other associate vice presidents reporting to the VPFA to
develop and implement portfolio goals in support of the VPFA's
initiatives. The AVP/COS provides leadership and coordination for
projects within and outside the VPFA portfolio, and identifies and
resolves issues impacting multiple campus units.
The AVP/COS is responsible for cultivating and maintaining strong
professional relationships with key personnel in all areas of the
university, including other chiefs of staff and those reporting
directly to the VPFA. The AVP/COS is responsible for the day-to-day
management of the office of the VPFA.
The AVP/COS provides regular oversight and direction to the VPFA
Campus Services portfolio, which includes three units that support
the university by providing essential services to the campus
community— Print Services, Transportation Services, and the Vivian
Olum Child Development Center—as well as the —Finance and
Administration Shared Services department, which provides critical
business services to units within and outside of the VPFA
portfolio. In all, these units include about 95 employees and have
operating budgets totaling over $15M.
The AVP/COS has a strong commitment to diversity, equity and
inclusion goals across the VPFA portfolio and partners with VPFA
leadership to design and implement departmental DE&I
- Bachelor's degree.
- Five years of management experience
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Demonstrated commitment to the university's diversity and
- Demonstrated ability to collaborate, work across organizational
lines, and inspire the work of others.
- Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects
- Leads by example and maintains the highest ethical standards
within the department and within the university.
- Ability to manage the ongoing organizational change of a
dynamic higher education institution, including the ability to lead
and advise about how to analyze problems, solicit input and
recommend possible solutions.
- Applies disciplined analysis, innovation, entrepreneurial
initiative, and a commitment to customer service.
- Master's degree.
- Higher Education experience
FLSA Exempt: Yes
All offers of employment are contingent upon successful
completion of a background inquiry.
The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits
package to eligible employees, including health insurance,
retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about
benefits, visit http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits.
The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative
action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance
with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals
to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected
status, including veteran and disability status. The University is
committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and
employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in
connection with the application process, please contact us at
firstname.lastname@example.org or 541-346-5112.
UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex,
national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status,
disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity,
and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment
practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and
policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be
referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights
Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information,
related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the
In compliance with federal law, the University of Oregon prepares
an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and
services. The Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report is
available online at http://police.uoregon.edu/annual-report.
To apply, visit https://careers.uoregon.edu/en-us/job/528436/associate-vp-for-campus-services-chief-of-staff