Chief Operating Officer, Office of Global Inclusion, Diversity and Strategic Innovation & Chief of Staff

Posting Number 2022-10122
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(5/12/2022 9:45 AM)
Location : Location
US-NY-New York
Office of the SVP Global Inclusion, Diversity and Strategic Innovation
Office of the President (WS1029)
Compensation Grade
Band 55
Business/Professional Administrative

Position Summary

The Office of Global Inclusion, Diversity and Strategic Innovation (OGI) at NYU seeks a successful operational and organizational leader who will help advance global inclusion, diversity, belonging, equity and access (GIDBEA) across trans-institutional research and educational missions of the University and build on the inclusion, diversity, belonging, and equity work across NYU’s operational areas. The incumbent will be a key member of the Senior Vice President for Global Inclusion and Strategic Innovation’s senior management team and will be responsible for the coordination of diverse business operations, with the goal of securing the alignment, and ongoing functionality of organizational and business operations that support and sustain the extensive administrative and academic operations across the global network of the University. The incumbent will achieve these objectives as follows: ● Provide the team and program management, and operational leadership to assist the SVP Global Inclusion and Strategic Innovation in realizing University and office goals, and in creating and fostering organizational alignment, program management and effective delivery of work across OGI areas; collaborate and partner with operational stakeholders at the University (including, but not limited to, Office of Equal Opportunity, Vendor Relations, NYU IT, Finance, Capital Projects and Facilities, affinity groups, etc.) through effective and targeted professional development, programming, and engagement. This includes providing the leadership, management, and vision necessary to ensure that OGI has the proper operational controls, administrative and reporting procedures, and people systems in place to effectively grow the GIDBEA efforts to ensure operating efficiency and fiscal efficacy and alignment. ● Work collaboratively with the SVP and with other VPs and Senior Associate VPs as they spearhead University initiatives with a focus on program and professional development, mentorship, leadership, structural and organizational development, underutilization, and underrepresentation. This includes spearheading the development, communication, implementation, and measurement of effective growth GIDBEA strategies and processes and collaborating with the management team to develop related plans for the operational infrastructure of GIDBEA systems, processes, and personnel designed to accommodate the growth objectives of the NYU community. ● Serve as organizational champion to incorporate best practices for all operational planning considerations, and organizational and project management considerations. ● Serve as the SVP’s Chief Operating Officer with overall responsibility and accountability for Office budget and resource planning management.


Required Education:
Bachelor's Degree in a related discipline

Preferred Education:
Master's Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, or related field

Required Experience:
10+ years of related experience providing organizational and operational planning and leadership, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must include experience directing, developing, and implementing programs and services with specific mapping and deliverables, planning and managing financial resources, and managing administrative staff.

Preferred Experience:
1+ years Experience working in a large, decentralized university.

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Strong and demonstrated commitment to and knowledge of the values and principles of inclusion, diversity, belonging, and equity to further organizational goals. Outstanding written and verbal communication skills, including excellent influence and negotiation skills. Demonstrated ability to develop and foster effective relationships at all levels of the organization. Knowledge and understanding of business functions such as human resources, finance, marketing, and the like, including the ability to work with such functions effectively in a matrixed environment. Strong analytical, assessment, and planning skills, including skills related to business process, controls, and operations. Strong financial management skills, including related skills in financial planning and analysis, capital and expense accounting, financial and compliance administration. Demonstrable competency in program management, strategic planning and business development. Advanced knowledge and demonstrated skills in organizational development, personnel management, budget and resource development, and strategic planning. Ability to travel approximately 10-20% of the year may be required.

Additional Information

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