Chief of Staff

Employer
UNC Pembroke
Location
North Carolina, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
May 20, 2022

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Position Type
Executive, Other Executive
Employment Level
Executive
Employment Type
Full Time
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This position requires an understanding of and a commitment to the Chancellor’s administrative operating principles and core values (communication, collaboration, integrity, accountability, innovation, and service). An understanding and appreciation for UNCP’s institutional history, university policies, and organizational culture are also important in support of the Chancellor’s initiatives and goals.

The Chief of Staff works continually for the long-term interests of the university through the development of policies and solutions to complex problems. This requires an ability to understand existing policies in significant detail and appreciate the likely consequences of proposed initiatives during implementation.

An ability to analyze complex institutional and interpersonal situations and to assess and develop possible alternative solutions is also required. In that regard, strong interpersonal skills and a willingness to listen to and appreciate alternative points of view is essential. Excellence in written and oral communication is expected, as well an ability to convey complex ideas in a concise and comprehensible fashion under time- constrained conditions.

This position also requires a capacity for sound judgment, maturity, tact, diplomacy, discretion, confidentiality, and a strong sense of integrity, as well as emotional intelligence, flexibility, creativity, strong attention to detail, tolerance for ambiguity, and a sense of humor.

The Chief of Staff will be expected to work independently with little supervision from the Chancellor. This position will be responsible for effective management of the Office of the Chancellor and will have the discretion to make decisions and represent the Chancellor whenever needed.

The Chief of Staff has supervisory responsibilities for specific functional offices reporting under the Chancellor’s Division as well as staff in the Chancellor’s Office organization. These supervisory responsibilities include direct oversight for leadership and management including recruitment, performance management, and professional development.

This position is Mandatory Personnel:  Mandatory Employees: Employees whose presence has been determined to be mandatory to University operations during certain types of adverse weather or emergency events.

Compensation will be commensurate with experience including a competitive base salary and competitive benefits package. To make a nomination, provide a referral, or for additional information, please use the contact information below. Interested parties are encouraged to submit their materials by, or preferably before, June 15, 2022.   To apply, please submit a resume and/or vita, and cover letter, to: UNCPCOS@BuffkinBaker.com   Martin Baker, Managing Partner 770-313-5573 Janny DeLoache, Principal 704-377-7828   Please view Executive Leadership Profile.

 

 

 

 

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements

A minimum of five years of progressive leadership experience in administrative roles within a medium to large organization, preferably an institution of higher education is required.

• Demonstrate an understanding of the organization, administration, and management of modern institutions of higher education or an institution or business of comparable size and complexity.

• Experience in building trust- based relationships with other senior administrators, faculty, staff, governing board members, elected officials, and community representatives (or their equivalents in other employment settings) is essential.

• Possess a background in one or more of the following is preferred: strategic planning, organizational development, organizational planning, project management, or policy development/ implementation.

• Experience in working directly or indirectly with a governing board of an institution is an asset.

• Exceptional communication and people skills; accessible; energetic and enthusiastic; ability to build and maintain close relationships and engender trust.

• Espouse and model leadership principles based on integrity, honesty, sincerity, inclusiveness, collaboration, humility, servant leadership, and compassion.

• A master’s degree or higher from an accredited university is highly preferred.

 

 

 

Management Preferences: A background in one or more of the following is preferred: strategic planning, organizational development, organizational planning, project management, or policy development/ Implementation. Experience in working directly or indirectly with a governing board of an institution is an asset.

 

 

 

 

 

UNC Pembroke is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibits discrimination against all individuals based on their age, race, color, genetic information, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and national origin. UNC Pembroke is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.

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