EXPECTATION FOR ALL EMPLOYEESSupport the organization’s mission, vision and values by exhibiting the following behaviors: excellence and competence, collaboration, innovation, respect, personalization, accountability, ownership, and adherence to policies and procedures.All positions are open until they are filled.
POSITION PURPOSE Under the general direction of the President, the Vice President provides strategic and operational leadership for all administrative and business functions of the association. This person provides day-to-day management and coordination of Finance and Administration operations. The following functions report to this position: Human Resources, Finance and Accounting, Information Technology, and Facilities.
FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES Reporting to the president, the Vice President for Administration and Finance will be an active participant in the organization’s overall strategy. She or he will lead the financial administration, business planning, and budgeting.
Specific responsibilities include:
Financial and Operational Management
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The American Association of State Colleges
and Universities (AASCU) seeks a visionary
individual to develop a comprehensive vision and
strategy for the association’s communications
program, including national branding. The Vice
President will oversee a staff of communications
professionals working within AASCU and
others supporting AASCU’s mission through
consultancies. This search comes at a time
of great change in higher education during
a period when public trust and support for
higher education have waned. It also comes
at a time of change at AASCU, with a new and
energetic president, Dr. Mildred Garcia, at the
helm. The AASCU team will build upon the
accomplishments of the past and boldly consider
the ways in which the association can advance
its advocacy, leadership, and service in support
of member institutions and in the cause of
advancing the distinctive mission of public higher
ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The Vice President for Communications and
Public Relations reports to the President.
Under the leadership of the AASCU President,
the Vice President develops a comprehensive
vision and strategy for the association’s
communications program, including national
branding. The Vice President also oversees a
staff of communications professionals working
within AASCU and others supporting AASCU’s
mission through consultancies.
The Vice President is responsible for branding
AASCU—and the AASCU President—publicly
within Washington, DC, nationally, and across
the globe. The Vice President is also responsible
for providing leadership and direction for an
integrated, strategic communications vision
and program that includes leveraging programs, services, and resources to enhance
its presence in the higher education leadership
landscape; advancing AASCU’s mission
and goals while increasing the visibility of its
programs across key national, regional, and local
stakeholder groups; and reinforcing member
DESIRED ATTRIBUTES AND QUALIFICATIONS
It is expected that the next Vice President for
Communications and Public Relations will have
the following skills and attributes:
POSITION PURPOSE The Executive Assistant to the President is responsible for the overall operation and management of the President’s Office and related daily administrative functions. The essential purpose of this position is to provide executive support to the President/CEO and Chief of Staff (COS). The Executive Assistant must be able to multi-task, be mission- and results-driven, and be able to execute his or her responsibilities in a very fast-paced environment. The ideal individual should exercise good judgment, possess strong written and verbal communication, administrative, organizational and time management skills. The Executive Assistant should be able to work independently and have discretion with handling confidential information.
FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES The Executive Assistant provides support to the President/CEO and Chief of Staff.
The Executive Assistant supports the President/CEO and the Chief of Staff. This position also works closely with other senior staff as appropriate.
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The Academic Leadership and Change (ALC) Division provides academic leadership for AASCU member institutions on a variety of programmatic issues. As part of this work, ALC creates a variety of externally-funded initiatives and programs to support AASCU institutions in the creation of cohesive and integrated programs for students.
In collaboration with other members of the ALC Division, incumbent shares responsibility for ALC grant/contract management, specifically the student success grant initiatives. Incumbent reports to the Senior Director of Student Success in the Academic Leadership and Change division. The role will focus on grant compliance, reporting, invoicing and monitoring grant deliverables, and controlling budgets to ensure that funds are spent appropriately. The individual hired for this role will have at least 5 years of experience managing grants in a university setting, possess excellent accounting skills, and will have a strong understanding and interest in higher education issues.
FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIESThe successful candidate will perform include the following:
Funded Projects: Assists in the development, implementation, supervision of Student Success related initiatives. Provides oversight for fiscal grants/contracts.
Budget and Accounting Management: Manages project budgets in coordination with AASCU’s Accounting Office. Develops and monitors budgets for funded projects. Provides regular budget oversight, ensures that spending is in conformance with project guidelines. Ensures that indirect costs are appropriately calculated, according to negotiated overhead rates and restrictions, Develops budgets for grant proposals in close collaboration with program staff, Cost-out activities by obtaining accurate estimates from program staff and vendors; manages RFQ processes when needed, Monitors and controls budgets to ensure that funds are spent according to project schedules and that staff are adhering to budget limits, Produces monthly variance reports for program staff, Creates general ledgers and invoices for each grant according to the disbursement schedule, Works with auditors to complete annual audits and resolve issues that may arise, Ensures that AASCU adheres to the highest ethical standards by maintaining accuracy, transparency, and accountability for all grants.
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PLEASE NOTE: This position is funded by a grant which ends on March 31, 2021.Therefore, unless other funding becomes available, this position ends on March 31, 2021.
To apply, submit a cover letter, resume and references to this link.
POSITION PURPOSE The Program Manager’s core responsibilities are to work with the Director of the Millennium Leadership Initiative and Assistant to the President (title, hereafter, shortened to “ MLI Director”) to help coordinate and implement the annual MLI Institute and other key aspects of the Millennium Leadership Initiative program. Monitoring the progress of the program participants and developing a matrix for program and participant assessment are key aspects of the job. Additionally, the staff person provides financial, event and administrative support for both MLI and the Leadership Development units when needed/requested. No position/s report directly to the Program Manager’s position. The position is a full-time position.
FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES The Program Manager assists the MLI Director with coordination and execution of both the programmatic and the logistical aspects of the annual Millennium Leadership Institute and other key aspects of the Millennium Leadership Initiative Program.
Program manager duties include, but are not limited to:
1. Monitors, maintains and updates: