(Deadline to apply: July 13, 2020)
Saint Vincent College, a coeducational, private Catholic institution located in the beautiful Laurel Highlands of western Pennsylvania, seeks an experienced professional Executive Vice President.
The Executive Vice President shall be the chief operating officer of the College. The Executive Vice President shall be directly responsible to the President and shall perform such specific duties as from time to time may be prescribed or assigned by the President, the Board or by any standing or special committee of the Board. The Executive Vice President shall have the primary responsibility for assisting the President in maximizing the College’s operating performance and achieving its goals. Various departments will report directly to the Executive Vice President.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The Executive Vice President’s primary responsibilities include initiating and managing strategic alliances, participating in the development of operating and capital budgets and establishing guidelines and procedures for the management of units reporting to the Executive Vice President. The Executive Vice President will establish and monitor performance reporting systems, thereby monitoring performance against performance goals of the College.
Education: Graduate degree, Doctoral preferred.
Experience: Administrative experience in a four-year institution of higher education is preferred and more than ten years of progressively responsible administrative experience.
Specific Preferred Skills: The Executive Vice President will have significant knowledge and understanding of higher education.
Specific preferred skills include:
Demonstrated leadership skills and abilities, including ability to lead, plan, and manage change.
Demonstrated ability to multitask.
Commitment to quality and integrity.
Demonstrated experience and achievements with strategic planning and goal achievement. Demonstrated ability to maintain a “big picture” strategic view and to be a problem solver.
Demonstrated solid negotiation skills. Ability and willingness to delegate effectively and to hold direct reports accountable.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills to include written, oral, listening and presentation.
Skilled decision-maker, with transparency in decision-making and management.
Commitment to the College’s mission. Ability to make good, consistent and fair decisions (based on fact and data).
Ability to work with cross-functional teams and to foster teamwork.
All positions require the incumbent to be able to fully embrace the unique mission and identity of the College as a Catholic, Benedictine liberal arts and sciences institution. Saint Vincent College is committed to diversity and encourages applicants from all qualified candidates. Saint Vincent College is committed to building a diversified and competent population of faculty and staff and encourages applications from women and minorities. Saint Vincent is an equal opportunity employer.
PLEASE NOTE: Background checks will be performed on all new faculty, staff and adjunct positions. Employment is conditional upon satisfactory background checks and clearances.
Send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three references by July 13, 2020.
For paper submissions, please address all items to:
Office of Human Resources
Saint Vincent College
300 Fraser Purchase Road
Latrobe, PA 15650-2690
Electronic submissions are preferred and can be submitted in Word format to: email@example.com EOE