The Assistant Dean for Administration in the College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences (CAES) supports the Office of the Dean/Research Director in performing accounting and managerial functions associated with the administration of CAES budgets and oversight of the 1890 Facilities Grant Program. The Assistant Dean for Administration will be responsible for providing fast, efficient customer service for faculty and staff with a focus on solving problems and supporting projects and departments while maintaining compliance with college, university, state and federal regulations. - Serve as an active member of the Dean's senior leadership team. - Provide strategic guidance and direction for CAES. - Work with the Dean, Associate Deans, and Department Heads to define future strategic operating plan objectives. - Continuously monitor administrative processes to ensure achievement of top priorities are enabled by operational efficiency and availability of adequate resources. Consult with Dean and Associate Deans to analyze short- and long-term work plans, determine priorities, and establish goals for securing needed resources, including staff and space. - Accountable for the full range of financial affairs for the College, including financial planning, accounting systems/procedures, structures and controls, pre- and post-award activities, budget development and management, cash flow, receipts and expenditures. - Serve as the financial lead to the university as primary point of contact for all financial matters. Will collaborate and effectively communicate with the University Office of Finance and Administration, Agricultural Research Program, and Internal Audit among others to enhance internal controls while identifying ways to make processes more efficient and effective. - Monitor and report on performance based on feedback, metrics and assessments. Ensure that CAES staff is accountable for maintaining internal controls, accuracy, policy and service agreement compliance. - Direct the activities of the functional areas within scope to assure compliance with State, Federal, and University requirements, policies and procedures. - Establish and maintain professional standards for selection, training, motivation, development, and evaluation of CAES staff in accordance with governing personnel policies.
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An 1890 Land Grant University, North Carolina A&T State University enjoys a long-standing national reputation in learning, discovery, and engagement. With a student body in excess of 10,800 and approximately 500 faculty, North Carolina A&T offers undergraduate and graduate degrees through eight schools and colleges. The University graduates the largest number of African American students in engineering, science, and technology in the nation. It offers over 40 Masters and Ph.D. programs. The University is one of the sixteen constituent units of the University of North Carolina (UNC) and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). The strategic vision focuses the University on interdisciplinary scholarly activities in a learner-centered environment. The CAES has four distinct but inter-related departments (Agribusiness, Applied Economics, and Agriscience Education; Animal Science; Family and Consumer Sciences; and Natural Resources and Environmental Design). The College offers 10 bachelor's degrees, seven graduate programs, and has five options for Certificates within the Bachelor's degree, and one Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Waste Management. The CAES has three institutes and centers of excellence: Center for Excellence for Post-Harvest Technologies, International Trade Center, Waste Management Institute and one interdisciplinary Center for Bioenergy. To complement the academic programs in the college, the CAES has an Agricultural Research Program; Cooperative Extension Program; University Teaching and Research Farm; Child Development Laboratory; and Laboratory Animal Research Unit.
Internal job number: 001123
A master's degree in a discipline represented in the College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences or a closely related field. Documented experience working with large budgets, and faculty and staff, is required. Possess a combination of strong business credentials, skills, experience and understanding of state mandates and governance structure. - Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as part of a team and with diverse groups. - Ability to motivate, lead and manage people - Strong communications skills including written and verbal communications - Experience in formulation of efficient, effective processes - Possess significant knowledge of and experience with budgets, accounting, and contracts and grants
An earned Doctorate in a discipline represented in the College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences or a closely related field. 3-5 years demonstrated successful experience in a federal Land Grant institution, involving significant responsibility for managing state-appropriated funds, federal capacity funds appropriated under Smith-Lever/1890 Extension, Evans-Allen/Hatch, McIntire-Stennis, and all other competitive federal funds. Experience working with other external funds including advancement accounts, contracts and grants, gift accounts and endowments.
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