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Executive Director for AMP (Administrative Modernization Program)

Oregon State University
Corvallis, Oregon 97333


The AMP Program Executive Director will be responsible for the 3–5-year Administrative Modernization Program efforts that includes both business and digital transformation at Oregon State University. The AMP Program will allow Oregon State University to modernize its ERP (replacing Banner and additional applications), re-engineer core administrative HR, student, and finance tools and processes, and deploy Al and automated workflows in the cloud. This light and lean cloud-based approach enables better institutional agility and adaptability, exceptionally user-friendly design for students, faculty, staff, and administration who interact with OSU.

The Program Executive Director manages the day-to-day activities of the effort including setting and prioritizing program and project efforts and working to facilitate cohesion between the multiple parallel projects with the goal of configuring and deploying a modern ERP across Oregon State University. OSU’s approach to this work will begin with evaluating and potentially redesigning all our HR, Finance and Student business processes based on desired customer journeys. An approach like this will also require significant organizational change management, a willingness to work together across and outside the organization, and a commitment to equity and inclusivity as we design solutions for a broad and diverse collection of customers and stakeholders. We are not taking on this ambitious work alone – OSU is partnering with implementation partners who specialize in higher education to deliver on our pioneering vision. We will document every step of our work to support and guide other Oregon institutions who may follow in similar modernization efforts.

The Program Executive Director will be the face of the AMP Program and manage the implementation partners, domain Project Managers and Functional Coordinators, Change Agents, Business Process Engineer, expert consultants and indirectly supervise other functional team members engaged to meet needs of the many concurrent projects. The AMP Program Executive Director drives long term strategies that consists of many concurrent smaller projects. In collaboration with EPPMO, IT PMO, and Implementation partner, the AMP Program office will be providing, selecting, developing and implementing standard methodologies, processes, templates, and tools throughout the project and the team. They will also be responsible for managing project budget, resource allocations, progress towards completion, and success metrics.

The Program Executive Director will report directly to the Vice Provost and CIO, serve as a member of the CIO Executive Team, be an active member of the Enterprise IT Investment Committee and will also Chair of the AMP Steering Team.

UIT has a deep commitment to and belief in the strength and value of diversity, equity, and inclusion, both throughout our team and as an intentional and active practice to advance the vision, mission and strategic efforts of the entire university. As a member of the UIT community, the person in this position is expected to foster and promote the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion and demonstrate a commitment to inclusive excellence in their work. Please note all UIT team members are expected to meet the following commitments:

• UIT commits to deliver data as a strategic working asset and to enable data informed decision making across OSUUIT leaders and staff lead by example and use data to inform decision making at all levels in the organization. Persons in technology roles are also expected to design systems with data portability in mind and work within enterprise architecture and privacy guidelines.

• UIT commits to and believes in the strength and value of diversity, equity, inclusion, and access (DEIA) both throughout our team and as an intentional and active practice to advance the vision, mission, and strategic efforts of the entire university. As a member of the UIT community, the person in this position is expected to foster and promote the values of DEIA and demonstrate a commitment to inclusive excellence in their work.
• Proactively securing and protecting OSU’s digital assets and information systems are crucial to our missions of teaching and learning, research, and extension and engagement. All OSU IT professionals are directly responsible for providing high quality and secure IT systems and services. Persons in technology roles are expected to be responsive to security related actions and requirements and to collaborate to find secure ways to support the OSU community.

For further job details and to apply: Oregon State University Jobs Portal | Executive Director for AMP (Administrative Modernization Program)  Note full consideration date: 11/20/2022

Requirements

Minimum/Required Qualifications:

• The educational equivalent of bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education
• At least 10 years of experience leading or managing complex projects with progressive growth in management and leadership responsibility
• Demonstrated experience with a broad, enterprise-wide view of the intersect of business and IT with varying degrees of appreciation for strategy, processes and capabilities, enabling technologies, and governance
• Significant experience in strategic planning, risk management and/or change management
• Experience in facilitating change, including collaboration with senior-level stakeholder
• Experience working in higher education
• Proven ability to work well under great stress
• Knowledge and an understanding of how IT and other business processes/systems integrate with other processes and initiatives
• Thorough knowledge of major business process requirements in higher education
• Effective Program Management skills
• Strong presentation, oral, and written communication skills
• Strong organizational and task management skills
• Solid analytical skills
• A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity
• This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a criminal history check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in youth programs may have additional criminal history checks every 24 months.

Preferred (Speicial) Qualifications: 

 The educational equivalent of master’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education

• Project Management Professional (PMP) certification

• Experience with organizational change management related to ERP systems or other large enterprise system deployments

Salary Details

 

Salary is commensurate with education and experience.

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Posted: 2022-10-28 Expires: 2022-12-12

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