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Dir Admin Srv

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Position Number: 103755
Title: Director Administrative Services
Functional Title: Dir Admin Srv
Category Status: 33-Exempt Regular
Applicant Search Category: Staff
University Authorized FTE: 1.000
Unit: AGNR-Veterinary Medicine Program
Campus/College Information:

Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.

Position Summary/Purpose of Position:

• Financial oversight for the department to include administration of state, revolving and research budgets, presently totaling approximately $6.2 M; preparation and administration of memoranda of understanding with various federal and state agencies; administration of faculty grant funding accounts and responsibility for dissemination of balances to each faculty at regular intervals.
• Oversee administrative functions as well as facilities to ensure efficient and consistent operations. Assists faculty in preparing grant proposals, including review of proposed budgets, cost-share justifications, and routing forms. Supervision of support personnel to fulfill budgetary, computer hardware/software, word processing, office logistics, travel, personnel, and secretarial needs for the faculty, staff and students.
• Preparation of analyses surveys and reports to meet the request and needs of the VMRCVM, UMD, Virginia Tech, and external collaborations, such as the Maryland Department of Agriculture, Federal Agencies and professional veterinary organizations.
• Internal and external stakeholders by communicating program goals and accomplishments.
• Effectively communicate and present the critical matters to the Associate Dean.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree with a major in accounting, business administration or related area.
• Five (5) years’ experience
• The ideal candidate must have excellent computer skills, excellent written and oral communication skills, supervisory experience, and the ability to nurture teamwork and a positive work environment.


• A Master’s degree in business administration, public administration, higher education or related field.
• Five (5) years-of-experience preferably in higher education, with responsibility for budget, personnel and planning activities.

Additional Certifications:
Additional Information:

The salary range for this position is $75,630-$94,538.

Posting Date: 10/04/2017
Closing Date: 11/05/2017
Open Until Filled
Best Consideration Date
Physical Demands

Ability and willingness to physically maneuver the campus

Diversity Statement:

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcript
  4. List of References (no emails sent from system)
Optional Documents

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