Director of Global Operations Support University of California, Los Angeles
Description Another Source's client, UCLA is recruiting a Director of Global Operations to join their team.
Here's a little about UCLA and the position they are recruiting for.
As one of Southern California's top five employers, UCLA is the workplace of more than 42,000 people and contributes $12.7 billion to the economy. Innovation at UCLA has produced an active portfolio of almost 3,000 inventions. More than 140 companies have been created based on technology developed here.
The Director of Global Operations Support is responsible for leading administrative support activities related to international strategic initiatives, projects and programs in pursuit of the University's mission and for the development of policies, guidance and protocol regarding traveling and working abroad. The Director represents the Associate Vice Chancellor/Controller in meetings with stakeholders and ensures UCLA faculty, staff and students receive proper information and guidance they require for successful overseas programs and activities.
The Director provides counsel and training to campus departments and serves as liaison regarding international operations. The Director works closely with various departments at UCLA and UCOP to ensure that business activities in International territories are in compliance with local tax, legal, and employment laws and regulations. The incumbent also works with tax & legal experts in local territories to ensure that UCLA operates in a manner that minimizes the University's exposure to taxes and financial liabilities in foreign countries.
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, that are effective, professional and appropriate for the audience, for the purposes of influencing, informing, counseling, persuading, mediating and negotiating in groups and one-on-one. Ability to convey complex and technical material to varying audiences, develop and deliver presentations and produce clear and concise correspondence and reports.
Demonstrated ability to effectively interface, negotiate and exchange ideas, information and opinions with a variety of campus units and stakeholders in order to gather information, assess situations, build consensus, reduce resistance to change and resolve conflicts
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and communicate effectively with peers and management at all levels and interact diplomatically, yet assertively and constructively with customers and stakeholders.
Demonstrated experience and ability to recognize and be sensitive to non-US cultural and business practices while effectively communicating, collaborating and managing the execution of initiatives within a multi-cultural and/or international context.
Ability to make clear and compelling presentations to management, staff and campus personnel. Represent the University at system wide meetings and collaborate with colleagues to effect change within the organization.
Strong sense of service orientation with proven ability to balance customer service, controls and compliance. Ability to develop creative solutions in constricted situations: an out of the box thinker.
High level of professionalism and integrity with the ability to be perceived as a Trusted Advisor by customers.
Demonstrated ability to foster an environment that encourages cultural diversity and sensitivity.
Self-motivated and able to analyze complex problems and develop viable solutions. Ability to explain problems, present solutions and implement changes within the organization, with cooperation and involvement from team members and customers.
Demonstrated ability to provide excellent customer service and respond to customer requests timely and accurately.
Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment and be an effective team player with other campus colleagues.
Demonstrated ability to manage staff and resources effectively to meet deadlines
Advanced degree in business or CPA certification or equivalent experience.
Advanced knowledge of international business issues with at least 5 years of leadership experience.
Experience centrally managing an international organization through local staff and service providers in multiple countries.
Strong interpersonal skills to lead, manage, coach, and mentor diverse staff.
Ability to identify employees' strengths and weaknesses, and develop action plans for improving and strengthening staff.
Strong commitment to ethics, and the ability to maintain a department that is committed to excellence, honesty, mutual respect and integrity.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy. UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy
UCLA is a Tobacco-Free environment. For more information, please view the policy at: www.tobaccofree.ucla.edu
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