Program Director, University Policy and Procedures - (190001G4)
The Office of Policy and Procedures currently has an opportunity for a Program Director. Reporting to the Assistant Vice President for Enterprise Risk and Policy Oversight, the Program Director oversees the policy development process including amending, updating, and posting policy and procedures at University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB). The selected candidate will coordinate stakeholder review, oversee compliance methods, ensure appropriate approvals, promote operational effectiveness and efficiency, reduce institutional risk, facilitate communication, and implement internal governance best practices.
The Program Director will also assist the AVP for Enterprise Risk and Policy Oversight with managing aspects of the Enterprise Risk Management program.
Benefits Information UMB offers a generous benefits package that includes 22 vacation days, 14 floating and holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools.
Lead the approval process for UMB's policy and procedure(s). Prepare, coordinate, and maintain program content and delivery methods for the daily operations and events within the Office of Policy and Procedures.
Advise University leadership, and staff on best practices and trends in university policy and procedures.
Serve as primary liaison to departments and schools regarding University wide policy and procedure.
Respond to best practices and trends in university policy and procedure. Coordinate the use of databases used to analyze criteria and deliver data, as well as to monitor, evaluate, and revise operating policies and procedures.
Organize and/or participate in various committees and teams to consult with program heads and administrative officials on policy and program needs as well as various administrative issues.
Coordinate the regular publication of summary reports and serve as an information resource to coworkers, the university, and external figures.
Monitor changes in USM policy and procedures. Notify appropriate University leadership of changes and how it will impact key areas.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Education: Bachelor's degree in government, public administration, or a related field. Master's degree or JD is preferred. Experience: Six (6) years of experience working in policy review, analysis, and design or other appropriate field with at least two (2) years of experience of overall responsibility for program direction, coordination and/or implementation. Prior experience in policy development and implementation is preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Possesses advanced knowledge of industry area as well as all relevant federal, state, and local rules, regulations, and programs/policies.
Possess a knowledge and understating of policies and practices of the operation of higher education entities.
Ability to maintain high standards with the work being performed and maintain awareness with trends and influences.
Ability to determine "Best practice" and recommend changes to improve policy and procedures.
Ability to establish goals, structures, and processes to implement strategic objectives.
Skill in making effective and timely decisions.
Ability to prioritize ongoing and new projects, as well as conduct research and gather information to identify root cause and scope stakeholders.
Excellent written and verbal communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills.
Ability to network and interact, as well as support effective partnerships with key groups and individuals.
Ability to manage conflict, and work well with a diverse workforce.
Hiring Range: Commensurate with education and experience.
If accommodations are needed for a disability, please contact Human Resource Services at 410-706-2606, Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Job: Reg or CII Exempt Staff - E1429G
Employee Class : Exempt Regular
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: Day Job
Organization: Operations & Planning
Job Posting: Oct 25, 2019
Unposting Date: Ongoing
Internal Number: 137381
About University of Maryland, Baltimore
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the State's public health, law and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. As a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and using state-of-the-art technological support, we educate leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, global health, social work and the law. We emphasize interdisciplinary education and research in an atmosphere that explicitly values civility, diversity, collaboration, teamwork and accountability. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning and just treatment of the people we serve, we foster economic development in the City, State, and nation. We are committed to ensuring that the knowledge we generate provides maximum benefit to society and directly enhances our various communities.