The Center for Academic Excellence and Support is seeking an individual to provide high-level support to the Assistant Dean, Academic Excellence and to support the mission and vision of the Center. Responsibilities include: Create strategic analyses, marketing analyses, and assessments. Work across the Center for Academic Excellence and Support to ensure that operational elements of the strategic plan re implemented. Manage and monitor all projects which include reporting and analysis for the Assistant Dean. Manage the research of data and information from scholarly articles, peer institutions, and other valid sources; analyze and synthesize the data for decision making and recommend solutions. Manage and maintain a comprehensive database of initiatives and assignments that include comprehensive flow charts and actions delegated. Research, compile and summarize issues, policies and topics. Create and maintain information systems and structures that improve the access, flow and interpretation of information as needed. Present reports on the progress of projects and provide suggested restructuring when needed. Prepare background information, talking points and briefing materials to facilitate decision making for issues which require the assistant dean's involvement. Supervise staff. This role will act independently and use judgment to resolve complex issues that arise on a daily basis.
4 years experience supporting a senior-level executive. Must include experience with research analysis, managing projects, and staff.
Experience working in higher education including familiarity with faculty, academic processes, and teaching and learning.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Excellent analytical, research, graphic and advanced presentation skills. Ability to solve complex problems; assess and make recommendations for strategic decision making. Ability to work with multiple stakeholders' groups and work in a fast-paced collaborative environment. Excellent organizational, communication, interpersonal skills. Abiity to interpret and apply complex policies, rules and regulations. Ability to take initiative and manage a variety of tasks and projects simultaneously. Ability to act in a professional and confidential manner with all levels of employees and groups and effectively respond to requests and projects. Knowledge of advanced functions of Google applications.
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
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