Level 9 Job Attribute Profile

Knowledge/Skills

  • Requires comprehensive knowledge of disciplines or programs
  • Requires administrative skills and leadership abilities to translate mission and goals into operational plans in a complex and diverse public university.

Judgment

  • Decisions include incorporating strategy into long-range plans for a division/organization and area based on University's goals and values and market/external factors.
  • Makes recommendations to final decision maker based upon strategic interests.
  • Judgments go beyond practice/precedents to address circumstances and issues distinctive to each situation.

Breadth/Scope

  • Directs the operation and contributes to the strategic goals of a division/organization.
  • Requires integration and coordination of specific programs and services across the university/enterprise
  • Implements strategic objectives with directors/managers to develop and align operational plans.

Impact/Accountability

  • Direct accountability for strategic direction and effectiveness of a significant function or segment of an organization and its impact upon the organizational/division and the University.
  • Accountable for the finances, administrative leadership, and management of a significant function or segment of an organization, including the stewardship of people, finances and other resources.
  • Responsible for the decisions and risk arising from a significant function or segment of an organization, and their impact upon the organization, University and Board of Regents, State of Iowa

Communication

  • Requires skillful communications in order to represent the University to key constituents, external relations, strategic direction and operational leadership for their organization and division.
  • Requires the ability to build and manage relationships with key internal and external constituents through timely and effective communications and persuasion.