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Dahlgren Campus Director #FA0083

University of Mary Washington
Fredericksburg, VA Full-time
Posted on June 6, 2019

Dahlgren Campus Director

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Position Details Classification Information Agency Name & Code - University of Mary Washington, 215 Role Title - Faculty-Professional Pay Band / Salary Grade - 4 Employee Class - AF EEO - B Position Information Working Title - Dahlgren Campus Director Position Number - FA0083

Anticipated Hiring Range - Position approved with a hiring salary not to exceed $84,872 Position FLSA - Exempt Level Indicator - Manager Organizational Objective / Goal

To ensure the continued success and contributions of the UMW Dahlgren Campus by establishing and enhancing relationships with diverse of stakeholders and responsively delivering broad-based educational programs and services tailored to the evolving needs of the region.

General Description of Position

The UMW Dahlgren Center for Education and Research is located 30 miles east of the Fredericksburg campus, and proximal to Naval Support Facility Dahlgren and its extensive defense contractor community. The Campus Director serves as the senior site executive and operations manager. This high visibility position requires an understanding of the multi-faceted role of the campus and the greater University in relation to its stakeholders. The Director has continuous public contact with senior executive/ command level leaders, including UMW senior leadership, the region's defense and professional communities, and institutions of higher education as well as local, state and federal government entities. The director's daily actions demonstrate the university's commitment to the region while promoting the UMW Dahlgren campus' unique capabilities, assets, and service quality.

Required KSAs / Competencies / Qualifications to successfully perform their work

- Extensive experience leading a satellite or branch operation requiring independent judgement, high responsiveness, and effective communication up, down, and across the chain of command.

- Knowledge of military command structure and experience interacting at the command staff level. Substantial visibility within the Dahlgren Navy and contractor community and the ability to generate and deliver informational/promotional briefings at the senior staff level.

- Experience supervising a diverse, multi-shift staff charged with providing exemplary customer service, frequently without direct supervision, and in accordance with the highest ethical standards.

- Experience building relationships with client/community organizations and civic groups, including participation outside of normal work hours.

Preferred KSA's / Competencies / Qualifications to successfully perform the work

Experience working effectively and collaboratively across organizational lines.

- Entrepreneurial experience to include promotion and marketing of facilities and services.

- Demonstrated ability to develop and motivate direct-report staff providing administrative, technical, and maintenance support.

Required Education Bachelor's degree in technical, business, public administration or related field

Required Experience

- Experience in a fast-paced, event-driven educational or professional environment serving military/government and civilian communities.

- Working command of the Federal/DoD acquisition and contracting process; ability to independently respond to contract solicitations (RFPs, RFIs), and generate effective proposals.

- Ability to develop and report on campus budgets and review/approve services agreements and contracts.

- Knowledge of and willingness/ability to participate in basic building and grounds operations, and ability to communicate effectively with support vendors and UMW operations personnel at all levels.

- Ability to take full ownership for building security, safety, and staff management, including performing all tasks assigned to subordinates and remaining on-call 24×7×365.

- Ten years of progressive leadership experience in military, government, or professional services/higher education or an equivalent combination of education and experience in corporate management and public service.

Preferred Education

Master's degree in technical, business, public administration or related field.

Preferred Experience

  • Extensive knowledge of military command structure and experience interacting at the Flag/SES level executives.
  • Substantial visibility within the Dahlgren Navy and contractor community and the ability to generate and deliver informational/promotional briefings at the senior staff level.
  • Strong command of the Federal/DoD acquisition and contracting process; ability to independently respond to contract solicitations (RFPs, RFIs), generate effective proposals including clearly defined scope/deliverables, cost, schedule and quality/performance criteria.
  • Knowledge of and the ability to execute sound program management plans.
  • Experience and evidence of effective collaboration with department-level personnel including human resources, financial management, procurement, and information technology.
  • Ability to take full ownership for building security, safety, and staff management, including performing all tasks assigned to subordinates and remaining on-call 24×7×365.
  • Ability to capitalize on institutional resources available from academic, administrative and support departments.
  • Knowledge of building and grounds operations including HVAC, electrical, plumbing, and structural issues and the ability to interact remotely with university technical staff to assess and resolve emerging operations issues.

Required Licensure

- None Statement of Economic Interest

- Yes Job Category

- Administrative Professional Faculty

Posting Date - June 01, 2019

Close Date - June 24, 2019 Open Until Filled 

No Additional Applicant Instructions

AAEEO Statement The University of Mary Washington is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive work and educational community that is free of all forms of discrimination. This institution does not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, parental status, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status. We promote access, inclusion and diversity for all students, faculty, staff, constituents and programs, believing that these qualities are foundational components of an outstanding education in keeping with our mission. The university is interested in candidates whose experience and qualifications support an ongoing commitment to this core quality.