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Associate to Sr. Associate VP

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Date: Dec 6, 2018

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US

The Department of Planning + Design + Construction within the Division of Administration and Finance, is currently seeking an Associate to the Sr. Associate Vice President. This department has roughly 50 employees and 10 co-op students/student workers. This is a diverse group of individuals with expertise in architecture, engineering, construction management, graphic design, real estate, landscape architecture and planning. This group is responsible for all the building, landscape design and signage for all of the campuses that make up the University of Cincinnati. In addition to the built environment all planning studies, signage and real estate transactions run through this office. This position is the highest ranking title of the administrators on the floor and directly assists the Sr. Associate Vice President who is also the University Architect. Come and join a great team with highly interesting, energetic and productive work!


Primary Duties

  • Perform responsible administrative staff functions for a designated university official, frequently of a confidential nature, concerning administrative activities of substantial complexity. 
  • Recommend the development of operating policies and procedures, advise and assist administrator in policy and strategy formulation. 
  • Prepare responses to inquiries. 
  • Identify and review problem areas such as staffing levels, operating procedures, budgetary support, etc. 
  • Review and evaluate proposals concerning operational activities of designated units. 
  • Maintain liaison with designated unit directors and administrators, as well as external offices and agencies to insure conformity to external policies and procedures.
  • Prepare memos, speeches, and position statements, as required. 
  • Represent designated administrator, as needed, with moderate authority to make commitments on administrative policies and procedures. 
  • Assist in the development of budget request and narrative, as required.
  • Interview and recommend the employment of support staff. 
  • May provide direct supervision to exempt and non-exempt staff (i.e., hiring/firing, performance evaluations, disciplinary action, approve time off, etc.). 
  • Perform related duties based on departmental need.


Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree and three (3) years’ experience; -OR- Associate's degree and five (5) years’ experience; -OR- seven (7) years’ experience.
  • At least one (1) year of supervision. Degree and experience must be in a related field.


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.


REQ: 35601 


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