10018540 Executive Director of Campus Strategy (Revised)

Staff Application - please complete and email with supporting documents
School/Department: Office of the President
Primary Location: Macon
Position: Staff
Job Type: Full Time
Position Close Date: Until Filled

This position is an executive level position directing the university’s Office of Campus Strategy located in the Office of the President, reporting to the Chief of Staff.


• Collaborate with appropriate offices/departments for the needs of the multiple campuses in order to ensure high levels of student satisfaction, local focus, accountability and customer service.

• Recommend institutional priorities across multiple campuses.

• Employ university-wide systems, standards, and processes designed to deliver best practices across all campuses in a cost-effective, sustainable way.

• Identify opportunities and make recommendations to create quality enhancement efficiencies across campus operations.

• Develop and practice continuous process improvement in cross-campus collaboration.

• Assist in documenting processes used across all campuses.

• Represent the interests of multiple campuses on other University committees.

• Provide exceptional service in facilitating campus quality and coordination.

• Manages budget account as department ID holder, which includes monitoring expenses and adhering to budgetary guidelines.

• Performs related duties as assigned.

• Represent Office of the President on University Strategic Planning Committees.

• Assist in the planning of high-level institutional and Office of the President events.

• Produce special events and initiatives as defined by the President.

• Serve as a resource regarding procedural protocol and diplomatic protocol for events.

• Attend events as needed to ensure smooth operations and provide liaison between facilities staff and event hosts as needed to represent the Office of the President.


• Knowledge of project management principles and strong project management skills.

• Knowledge of computers and job related software programs; high aptitude for technology.

• Ability to handle multiple projects and diverse clients.

• Skill to make timely decisions.

• Skill in analysis, decision making and problem solving.

• Skill in interpersonal relations and in dealing with the multiple constituents, including the public.

• Skill in conflict resolution and collaboration.

• Skill in strategic thinking.

• Skill in fiscal responsibility/budget management.

• Excellence in oral and written communication.

• Ability to manage events and work under pressure and manage multiple priorities and complex projects while maintaining attention to detail.

• Detail oriented with keen attention to detail.

• Self-starter, able to take initiative and conceptualize/implement new processes and systems.


GUIDELINES: Guidelines include University System of Georgia policies and procedures and general college policies and procedures. These guidelines require judgement, selection and interpretation in application. This position develops department guidelines.


• The work consists of varied duties including negotiating solutions among different offices, problem solving, documenting processes, and analyzing processes.

• This is an executive level position requiring competencies generally associated with such positions.

• The purpose of this position is to provide direction and oversight across campuses and at high level events.


• Contacts are typically with co-workers, faculty, staff, University System of Georgia staff, peers at other institutions, and members of the general public.

• Contacts are typically to give or exchange information; to resolve problems; to provide services; to motivate or influence persons; and to justify, negotiate or settle matters.


• The work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table or while intermittently sitting, standing or stooping. The employee occasionally lifts light objects, up to 25 lbs.

• The work is typically performed in an office.

• The work will require reimbursable travel between campuses and possibly other locations.

• This work requires the occasional evenings and weekend hours.


• Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a Bachelor’s degree in a course of study related to the occupational field.

• Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand and meet the diverse objectives and functions of the position in order to direct and coordinate work institution-wide, usually interpreted to require three to five years of related experience.

• Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.

• High aptitude for technology.


• Higher Education experience

• University System of Georgia experience

• Master’s Degree

SALARY GRADE: Pay grade 25.

TO APPLY: Application materials should be emailed as a Microsoft Word or Adobe.pdf attachment to: recruitment@mga.edu with the subject line “10018540 Executive Director of Campus Strategy, Macon, 9.12.19”. Application materials are to include a resume, an MGA Staff application; a letter of interest which includes salary requirements; and three professional references. Paper application materials will not be accepted.

Staff Application - please complete and email with supporting documents

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