Assistant VP, Business Services

Fairfax, VA, VA
Aug 24, 2018
Jan 30, 2019
Full Time

Job Category : Admin or Professional Faculty

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Salary : Commensurate with education and experience.

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Assistant VP, Business Services

The George Mason University, Facilities Department is looking for an enthusiastic and energetic person for an Assistant VP, Business Services position in our Facilities Management Department.

The AVP, Business Services is responsible for leading the business services departments that support the day to day operations of the Facilities organization. These departments include: Contracts and Capital Finance, Budgets, Sustainability, IT, Parking and Transportation, and Human Resources and Administration. Total headcount and budget for this group will be approximately 30 employees and $3,000,000. Position will also be responsible for establishing and providing direction on strategic plans and metrics/analytics across the organization and for working across organizations to implement and communicate these plans and metrics. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Masons academic and culturally inclusive environment.

Required Qualifications: Experience or an understanding of functioning of a large scale Facilities organization responsible for the construction of large scale capital projects and how those projects relate to planning and design activities is desired. Advanced degree or equivalent experience (10+ years) in a related field.

Preferred Qualifications: This position should possess an advanced degree in Business, Architecture, or Engineering or closely related discipline coupled with significant experience (15+ years) managing support departments in a multifunctional organization.

The ability to manage professional employees in multi disciplines to include contracts, IT, HR, Finance.

  • The ability to successfully work across department lines with key stakeholders.
  • The ability to communicate both orally and in writing.
  • Experience in selecting, negotiating, and managing professional services contracts. Required Qualifications:
  • Ability to form and lead multi-disciplinary teams in the areas of responsibility.
  • Ability to support project delivery meeting client quality expectations on time and on budget.
  • Ability to analyze complex financial data and present analysis and recommendations to decision makers of all levels.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with peers as part of a larger team and organization.
  • Ability to develop standards, policies, procedures, and processes.

Special Instructions : For full consideration, applicants must apply at; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, CV, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

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Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Masons diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.

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Equity Statement : George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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