Department: Office of the Vice President and Chief of Staff
Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Pay Basis: Monthly
Position Status: Regular full-time
The Vice President and Chief of Staff (VP/COS) reports directly to President of the University of Texas at Dallas and serves as a member of the President's Cabinet. The VP/COS is responsible for providing strategic leadership and assisting the President in advancing the mission of UT Dallas by managing various programs and initiatives.
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university or college.
Ten years of progressively responsible professional experience which includes managing administrative and strategic initiatives, and/or chief of staff duties as the primary function.
Superior written and oral communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to build a team while working effectively with the president, vice president, deans, and other university staff.
Effective leadership skills and a proven record of accomplishment of building and developing a successful team, and establishing and managing strategic and innovative initiatives and programs.
Five years of supervisory experience. Must possess effective leadership skills that enable the success of the entire team.
Five years of experience managing complex budgets.
Demonstrated research, analytical, and computing skills, and an effective use of technology. Able to think creatively and respond timely to pressing deadlines.
Five years of successful experience in negotiating and resolving high-level complex issues.
Strong sense of personal and professional integrity.
Preferred Education and Experience:
Master's, professional, or doctoral Ph.D.
Fifteen or more years of experience as a senior level communications professional and/or chief of staff at a public institution of higher education that is considered high research.
Broad understanding of and experience with issues and policies in public higher education and within a university system.
Experience in consensus building and problem solving with stakeholders who have alternative points of view.
Experience in working directly or indirectly with a governing board.
Working experience in the domains of Texas public higher education.
1) All employees serve as a representative of the University and are expected to display respect, civility, professional courtesy, consideration of others and discretion in all interactions with members of the UT Dallas community and the general public.
2) UT Dallas does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its programs and activities, including in admission and enrollment. For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the Director of Institutional Equity at InstitutionalEquity@utdallas.edu or the Title IX Coordinator at TitleIXCoordinator@utdallas.edu, or call 972-883-5331.
Internal Number: 11022
About The University of Texas at Dallas
The University of Texas at Dallas is an innovative institution in the heart of North Texas on the path to achieving Tier One national research university status.UT Dallas has grown since its founding in 1969 to include 132 degree programs, with cutting-edge curricula serving a variety of undergraduate and graduate student interests.The University continues its original commitment to providing some of the state's most-lauded science and engineering programs and has also gained prominence for a breadth of educational paths, from criminology to biomedical engineering to arts and technology.The wealth of learning resources available to UT Dallas students is the result of a concentrated effort to attract the top minds on both ends of the classroom relationship. Joining the faculty's Nobel laureate and four National Academies members since 2005 are more than 200 tenure and tenure-track professors hailing from the world's best colleges, including Harvard, MIT, Cambridge and Columbia University. In addition, UT Dallas is home to more than 50 centers, labs and institutes that facilitate research and opportunities for hands-on learning. Students, meanwhile, arrive at UT Dallas well-prepared ...to succeed in higher education: In 2011, nearly 39 percent of freshmen ranked in the top 10 percent of their high school class, and 75 percent ranked in the top 25 percent.With an eye on building a future as bright as its beginnings, UT Dallas will continue its push to attain Tier One research university status and produce graduates who are well-equipped to succeed professionally.