The Associate Vice President (AVP) for Auxiliaries will be responsible for the following key objectives, against which her/his performance, in part, will be measured:
- Efficient operational and financial performance of housing, dining and retail auxiliaries, while maintaining a high level of customer satisfaction that equals or exceeds the performance of outside contractors providing such services to university.
- Maintaining a Housing & Dining Master Plan, including all auxiliary facility construction and design projects.
- The hiring, retention and development of a staff that is capable of delivering the desired services efficiently and effectively.
- Identification of new opportunities to increase the utilization and financial performance of campus food, conference facilities and related operations.
- Develop and enhance marketing plans to achieve increased revenue generation.
- Develop a new vision for bookstore operations given the implication of the absence of textbook sales.
Residential Services (student housing of 8,100 beds) ($66 Million)
Housing, Options, Meals and Events Office (HOME office)- handling room and meal contracts, student room assignments, event ticketing and campus ID cards
Dining Services with centralized hot and cold processing, bakery, warehouse and distribution center ($40 Million program)
Vending Services (350 vending machines in service)
Sports and Entertainment Concessions
Marcum Hotel and Conference Center
University Center (Shriver Center) with meeting rooms and food service outlets (includes primary campus bookstore)
Bookstores and Retail Outlets
Miami Catering- campus and community caterer
Child Development Center (120 infants and children participating)
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The University is searching for a senior operational leader and will consider candidates from industry as well as public and private higher education institutions.
A Bachelor's degree and relevant experience in a senior operational leadership position are required. The AVP must have strong operational and financial skills and:
- Experience leading or overseeing large complex facility projects.
- Positive track record of operational, financial and customer service performance in a complex, self-managed (not managing contractors), multi-site operation.
- Experience leading or overseeing a large dining service operation.
“Miami University, a student-centered public university founded in 1809, has built its success through an unwavering commitment to liberal arts undergraduate education, with complementary quality graduate programs, and the active engagement of its students in both curricular and co-curricular life. With a student body of 16,000, Miami effectively combines a wide range of strong academic programs w...ith faculty who love to teach and the personal attention ordinarily found only at much smaller institutions. Faculty and staff are highly valued for their contributions toward the Miami experience. Employees enjoy a competitive benefits package and stable work environment as they work to support the university’s educational mission.
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