8) Recommend and participate in the development of policies, procedures and strategic plans; may serve on planning and policy-making committees
9) Serve as the VPNLâ™s primary liaison with University, national laboratory, government, and/or community leadership on key strategic and operational initiatives as directed by the VPNL
10) Gather, investigate, research, analyze, and synthesize information about the national laboratories and other University research efforts
11) Coordinate special projects and events on behalf of the VPNL, frequently involving senior officers of the University and national laboratories
12) Prepare reports and other communications on behalf of the VPNL
13) Contribute to budget preparation and review, cost analyses, projections, and reports
14) Ensure all organizational units of the VPNL are in-line with overall University and national laboratory policies, goals, and mission
15) Support the VPNL in dealing with faculty and staff issues
16) Maintain confidentiality of privileged information and perform a wide range of duties that require sensitivity, independent judgment, diplomacy, discretion, and flexibility
1) Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
2) Work independently, be proactive and follow through with attention to detail
3) Plan, prioritize and oversee multiple projects, meet deadlines for deliverables
4) Analyze complex problems and recommend or implement an effective course of action
5) Ability to lead a team
6) Knowledge of applicable legislation, standards, policies and procedures
7) Knowledge and understanding of institutional policies and procedures and the regulatory environment within which they operate
1) Bachelorâ™s Degree
2) Masterâ™s Degree
1) Ten years of work experience with increasing responsibility
2) Track record in building partnerships across disciplines, functions and especially among academic, industrial, government and non-profit partners
3) Experience in financial stewardship of an organization
4) Experience and knowledge of the University of Chicago and/or national laboratories
2) Cover Letter
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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