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Director, Administrative Services
Department(s): Chemical & Biomolecuar Engineering (ChBE), Materials Science & Engineering (MSE), & Fire Protection Engineering (FPE)
Category: Exempt Staff, 12month full-time
Position Available: Immediately

DUTIESThe Director of Administrative Services will manage the day-to-day financial, administrative and personnel operations for the ChBE, MSE and FPE Department(s), including the Maryland Energy Innovation Institute (MEI2).

Decisions and recommendations made involve non-routine situations within established Departmental and Institutional protocols, guidelines and/or policies. Incumbent is required to oversee, maintain and modify internal office infrastructure to insure that institutional/state/federal policies and procedures impacting all three departments are fulfilled. 

QUALIFICATIONS: A baccalaureate degree is required.  A minimum of 10 – 15 years of experience to include 5 years of supervisory experience, as well as experience in positions of increasing responsibility in the areas of finance, personnel, management, research grant and contracts management.  Experience in budget management and oversight.  Previous experience in higher education.

Requesting knowledge of general accounting principles and University policies. High level of proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, as well as, excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Ability to anticipate and initiate appropriate action in support of the Chairs and department faculty. Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage multiple priorities.  Excellent record of maintaining positive interpersonal relationships and in providing effective feedback, guidance, and mentorship to departmental staff to foster effectiveness, morale, and engagement.  Ability to handle sensitive and confidential matters with discretion and tact.  Demonstrated attention to detail and proactive work style. Ability to learn and teach technological and analytical tools for business purposes.  Strong analytical, communication and interpersonal skills.

To APPLY:  A cover letter, resume, and names of three professional references should be submitted electronically to https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/76346 (position no. 105642). Salary is commensurate with experience.  For best consideration, applications should be received by 10 February 2020, but applications will continue to be considered after this date until the position is filled.

Questions about the position can be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee, Prof. Ray Phaneuf (phaneuf@umd.edu).

The University of Maryland, College Park, actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information, or political affiliation. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

The Engineering Career Services helps students find co-op, internship, and summer engineering positions. Students participating in these programs gain professional work experience, earn a competitive salary, make invaluable networking contacts, integrate classroom theory into practice, and confirm their career choices. In conjunction with the campus Career Center, we also assist students in finding post-graduate positions. 

Engineering Career Services
1131 Glenn L. Martin Hall (#088)
4298 Campus Drive
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742

Hours: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm, Mon - Fri
Phone: 301-405-3863 (On-campus ext: x5-3863)
Fax: 301-314-9867

E-Mail: CareerEngr@umd.edu
Student Questions: vperriga@umd.edu
Employer Questions: dvidmar@umd.edu