Full-Time at Northern Arizona University, Col Engineering, For & Nat Sci
posted on October 3, 2012
• The College of Engineering and Natural Sciences (CENS) is composed of 10 academic departments and several research and outreach centers/institutes. The leadership team is composed of the Dean, the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, the Associate Dean for Research and the Fiscal Operations Manager. The Dean's Office staff consists of a Director of Development, a team of IT specialists, a Sponsored Projects Administrator, an Accountant Associate, an Administrative Associate, a Building Coordinator and an Academic Services team. For more information regarding the college, please visit the web site at http://www.nau.edu/cefns/.
• This position may require some night and weekend work.
• Provides administrative and executive support for the Dean of the College of Engineering, Forestry and Natural Sciences, including assisting the Dean with confidential matters, reporting and general strategic planning, including long-term staffing requirements and budgetary implications.
• Assist Dean, Associate Deans and Departmental Chairs/Directors with coordination of faculty processes.
• Assist with or coordinate college meetings, receptions and special events as needed.
• Participate as a member of the Dean's Executive Team.
• Serve as the liaison for human resources and affirmative action offices as related to processing personnel paperwork and ensuring procedural guidelines are followed.
• Coordinate Workforce Planning process.
• Review faculty/service professional contracts and annual contract master.
• Coordinate record management and disposition.
• Mine, manage and report data related to college benchmarks.
• Supervise the Dean's Office Administrative Associate and Building Coordinator; and the Engineering Administration's Program Coordinator.
• Act as liaison between Dean's office and college staff and faculty.
• Other duties as assigned by the dean.
• Master's degree in business, public administration or field pertinent to this position and two years of directly related administrative experience; OR
• Bachelor's degree in business, public administration or field pertinent to this position and four years of directly related administrative experience.
• Experience in Human Resources management and/or certification as a professional in Human Resources.
• Experience with administrative principles and practices.
• Experience working with people from diverse backgrounds.
• Experience in a service-oriented environment.
• Skill in the use of personal computing software and database management.
• Experience with Peoplesoft, Enterprise Reporting, Faculty 180 and other University specific computer programs.
• Supervisory experience.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities
• Ability to work independently.
• Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work as a member of a team.
• Knowledge of higher education processes and procedures.
• Knowledge of grant funded position requirements and limitations.
• Knowledge of faculty compensation.
• Skill in planning, analyzing and coordinating activities and establishing policies and procedures.
• Skill in problem solving and decision making.
• Knowledge of supervisory practices and principles.
• Ability to communicate effectively.
• Knowledge, awareness and supportiveness of the multicultural needs of NAU and the surrounding area.
Northern Arizona University requires satisfactory results for the following: a criminal background investigation, an employment history verification and a degree verification (in some cases) prior to employment. You may also be required to complete a fingerprint background check.
Additionally, as an employer in the state of Arizona, NAU is required to participate in the federal E-Verify program that assists employers with verifying new employees' right to work in the United States.
$53,700 - $55,700
This is a Service Professional (SPF) position. NAU offers an excellent benefit package including generous health, dental and vision insurance; participation in the Arizona State Retirement System or the Optional Retirement Program; 22 days of vacation and 10 holidays per year; and tuition reduction for employees and qualified family members. More information on benefits at NAU is available at www.nau.edu/hr .
Service Professionals are hired on a contract basis, renewable each fiscal year according to terms of the Conditions of Professional Service, which may be found on the Internet at: https://azregents.asu.edu/rrc/Policy&/….
Employees offered a position on or after July 20, 2011, will be eligible for state health plans (including NAU's BCBS Plan) after 90 days of employment. If you accept an offer on or after July 20, 2011, and you choose the ASRS retirement option, you will begin participating in the Arizona State Retirement System, and the long-term disability coverage that accompanies it, on the first of the pay period following 27 weeks (6 months) after your start date. New employees who choose to participate in the Optional Retirement Plan (ORP), which is an alternative to the ASRS plan for faculty and other appointed staff, will begin to participate on the first day of employment. Additionally, the long-term disability plan that accompanies the ORP will begin on the first day of the pay period following 90 days after start date. More information is available at: http://hr.nau.edu/node/10159.
October 31, 2012 at midnight.