Administration, Auxiliary Services, Information Technology
This listing has been extended until February 24, 2018. If you have already applied you need not reapply as your application remains in consideration.
The University of Florida is seeking to fill the Associate Director for Auxiliary Services position in the Business Services Division.
UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA
The University of Florida (UF) is a public land-grant institution enrolling over 50,000 students, including 36,000 undergraduates. UF is among the nation’s most academically diverse universities, with 16 colleges offering 100 undergraduate degree programs, 200 graduate programs, 30 combined degree programs, and professional degrees in the areas of dentistry, law, medicine, pharmacy, and veterinary medicine. UF is located in Gainesville, a city of approximately 125,000 residents in north central Florida.
The Associate Director for Auxiliary Services, reporting to the Assistant Vice President for Business Services, is responsible for duties and responsibilities associated with contract management, auxiliary operations and service delivery, and program development in the Business Services Division (BSD). BSD is responsible for the operational, financial, facility, and contract management activities of business and service units that provide essential services to students and the UF community. The Associate Director works with business and campus partners to ensure comprehensive auxiliary services for UF campus customers.
Assist the AVP with contract management functions for contracted food services, bookstore, pouring rights, vending services, and other business services as delegated
Provide oversight for daily operations of designated businesses and services; work with business partners to ensure excellent customer services including optimal use of technology for customer access and convenience
Review financial information and performance projections of business partners; ensure price comparisons and audits of pricing to ensure contract compliance and best value for UF customers • Assist with facilities construction and renovation planning and with preparation and monitoring of budgets for new facilities and renovations based on contract requirements
Recommend contract revisions and/or addendums; develop language for addendums or new contracts
In collaboration with Procurement Office, develop ITNs, RFPs, and similar documents for services; participate in negotiations with prospective and current contractors
ID Card Services
Provide direction and oversight for Gator 1 Card programs and operations; collaborate with business and campus partners as needed to facilitate access to services
Work with campus and business partners to establish and support Gator 1 Card utilization for various applications including banking, meal plans, declining balance, vending, electronic debit accounts, door access, parking access and work time and attendance
Be knowledgeable and stay abreast of current and future trends in university ID card systems; review, evaluate, and make recommendations regarding trends and new technology for ID Card applications
Information Technology (IT) Services
In collaboration with BSD staff and campus and business partners, identify needs in the various service areas for IT system support, applications, and solutions; provide direction and oversight to ensure optimal IT support to meet the identified needs; ensure effective electronic interfaces with various campus and business partners including banking business partner, Student Financial Affairs, and University Bursar
Ensure development of business applications including web and e-commerce systems
Program Development/Program Support
Advise and assist the AVP with strategic planning and in meeting overall business and service objectives of BSD
Responsible for development and oversight of innovative programs for new or enhanced services for UF students and other campus customers
Assist with assessment of services and programs and ensure utilization of assessment data to improve or enhance services; compile reports and provide information to support and inform management decisions and organization goals
Be knowledgeable and stay abreast of current and future trends in college or university auxiliary services including food services, bookstores, pouring rights, vending, campus ID card systems, and related services; recommend new services and/or enhancements to existing services to the AVP
"In order to be considered, you must upload your cover letter and resume."
Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date of February 24, 2018.
Master’s degree in appropriate area of specialization and 4 (four) years of relevant experience or a bachelor’s degree in appropriate area of specialization and six years of relevant experience
Demonstrated experience managing contracts in auxiliary services
Knowledge of ID card services, programs, and technology including business processes, workflow and interfaces with various services and systems
Demonstrated experience in Information Technology (IT) including computer hardware, software, network support systems, database technology, data modeling, and analytical problem solving
Demonstrated experience supervising and managing employees including IT professionals • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written
Additional Salary Information: SALARY AND BENEFITS
•Salary is commensurate with experience
•Excellent employee benefits include health insurance, state retirement plan, 14 paid holidays, sick and vacation leave; Florida is one of the few states without a state income tax.
Internal Number: 505914
About University of Florida, Business Services Division
The Business Services Division at the University of Florida is responsible for the operational, financial, facility, and contract management activities of business and service units that provide essential services to students and the UF community.