Director, One Emory

Emory University - Atlanta, GA4.1

Full-timeEstimated: $91,000 - $130,000 a year
EducationSkills
Description

Leads the coordinated refinement, implementation, and monitoring of One Emory, the institution's Strategic Framework. Manages and coordinates the efforts of working groups, taskforces, initiatives, projects and communications.

Reporting to Associate Vice Provost for Administration and Planning, has responsibility for aligning the work of Strategic Framework governance, advisory, and working groups to ensure the long-term success of the framework. Gathers direction from the deputy and vice provosts and consult with academic and administrative colleagues across the institution to measure and ensure successful execution of initiatives, and establish and maintain communication practices, methodologies, and materials with stakeholders across the university. Builds collaborative working relationships throughout the institution.

Is responsible for the coordinated tracking of One Emory activities to ensure that strategic goals are successfully achieved. Maintains a strategic focus and manages tracking, analysis, and reporting of specific plan goals, objectives, metrics, and milestones. Manages the implementation of strategic initiatives by engaging with working groups and problem solving with faculty, senior leaders, and other stakeholders. Structures and supports the implementation of projects or programs to meet strategic goals. Conducts analysis and recommends action on projects and initiatives to senior leadership, working groups, and key stakeholders. Facilitates regular communication between the Emory Impact Committee, taskforces, and implementation working groups. Ensures that project activities are defined, tracked, measured, and communicated in a consistent and effective manner. Develops, maintains, and publishes program initiative timelines to manage deadlines. Coordinates support functions across implementation working groups/teams. Collaborates with Institutional Research and Decision Support and key stakeholders to monitor success criteria and to produce dashboards/reports for measuring project outcomes. Manages a small staff. Performs related responsibilities as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor's degree and seven years of experience managing complex projects, leading implementation teams or related experience.
Deep understanding of project management and management consulting practices, preferably in higher education or a similar environment.
An in-depth understanding of higher education academic management, finance, and research activities, preferably at an institution with very high research activity.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills and strong quantitative analytical skills.
Demonstrated success building team relationships and partnerships.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Master's degree preferred.