Associate Vice President for Administrative Services

University of North Texas Published: June 14, 2022
Denton, TX
Job Type
senior level


The University of North Texas (UNT) invites inquiries, applications and nominations for the Associate Vice President for Administrative Services. Administrative Services is comprised of the following departments: Space Planning & Management, Business Operations Training, Youth Protection, Texas Municipal Clerks, and Parking and Transportation Services.

We support UNT by orchestrating cultural development and change, facilitating growth, and enhancing the efficiency and effectiveness of employees.

Our Administrative Services staff is happy to support the University of North Texas. Our work fosters productive and engaged employees. We promote a collaborative and inclusive environment. We help preserve a caring and hard-working culture that continues to strive to better itself. Our goals are to aid the campus in doing their best work, support UNT as an innovative leader, and add to the strength of our community. We strive each day to care for our UNT family and to help the university accomplish its mission.

Reporting to the Vice President for Finance and Administration, the Associate Vice President for Administrative Services provides leadership to various departments, and functions as a strategic partner to the Vice President and Cabinet.

  • Works closely with Division Vice President, associate/assistant vice presidents, and campus stakeholders to plan and implement strategies which help realize the Vision, Mission and Strategic Plan of the University and the Division.
  • Provides leadership oversight for Administrative Services, Space Planning & Management, Business Operations Training, Youth Protection, Process Improvement, Texas Municipal Clerks, and Parking and Transportation Services, to achieve fully the University’s goal of being a caring community.
  • Ensures that areas supervised have the tools, resources, and leadership skills necessary to achieve success.
  • May also be required to serve on the university Policy Advisory Committee.
  • Develops strategic partnerships with the executive team, UNT System colleagues, and other internal stakeholders to identify and intervene on change management initiatives that foster organization learning and address University and Division strategic goals and needs.
  • May interface with community organizations, public officials, and on/off campus leaders in support of University programs and projects of mutual interest.


Minimum Qualifications Bachelor’s degree in related field and ten years of closely related professional experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities required for successful performance:

  • Advanced level strategic project and work planning organization and control; non-authority leadership; interpersonal communications skills, problem-solving; decision- making; employee development and team building skills
  • Superior written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills, including the ability to present complex information to a wide range of audiences
  • Ability to develop and maintain cross-functional, collaborative working relationships with administrators, faculty, and staff and with academic, administrative, and other functional units on campus
  • Ability to negotiate and influence within a collaborative framework
  • Demonstrated initiative to analyze and resolve problems quickly, efficiently and collaboratively
  • Demonstrated ability to anticipate future trends/consequences and create innovative strategies and flexible plans
  • Proven ability to multitask and organize, prioritize, and lead large projects
  • Proven initiative, positive attitude, team oriented, self-motivated and highly enthusiastic
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite tools


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The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

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