Director Employment Research And Planning Job Description Sample
Planning And Research Specialist
Planning and Research Specialist
Planning and Development
Lynn, MA, USA
Full Time Greater Lynn Senior Services offers comprehensive medical and dental plans, flexible spending accounts, 403(b) retirement savings plan with agency contribution, employer paid life insurance, short term and long term disability available to all eligible employees upon date of hire. Greater Lynn Senior Services compensation package includes a competitive salary, yearly pay for performance salary increases, a generous vacation, holiday and sick time policy.
Additional benefits include a wellness reimbursement, tuition reimbursement and wireless phone plan discount for all eligible employees. Email Me Similar JobsEmail Me This Job The Research Specialist will support the smooth functioning of the Planning and Development Department. Specifically, he or she will be responsible for identifying and managing potential funding opportunities; significant grant writing, content research for a comprehensive library of eTools for Health on a broad range of chronic disease and social determinants of health issues; program evaluation, needs assessment, report writing, qualitative and quantitative research.
Research requirements could include documenting and summarizing COPD symptoms, diabetes treatments, or workforce development tools for us in engaging videos shared within community settings; extracting census information to determine changes in population characteristics, or determining how best to identify a sample group to yield correct results in a survey. Additionally, the Research Specialist will support program outcome evaluations via literature reviews, coherent and concise summarization of current, applicable research/theories, development of program logic model and measurement tools as well as data collection and subsequent analysis. The Research Specialist will be required to work independently but in coordination with multiple team members and will report to the Department's Director of Evaluations.
BA degree required; MA preferred. Strong communication skills with emphasis on writing capabilities. Outstanding research skills coupled with equally strong analytical skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills. Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Grant writing experience preferred.
Experience in statistical methods and analysis preferred. Bilingual
Spanish speaking preferred! Hours: Full Time
40 hours per week (Monday-Friday) EOE/AA
Water Engineering Planning And Research Manager
This is administrative engineering work at the managerial level, directing one of the following units in the Planning and Environmental Services Division of the Water Department: Office of Watersheds, Planning and Research or Green Stormwater Infrastructure Implementation.
Employees are responsible for directing, through subordinate managers, the design, implementation and evaluation of engineering planning and research programs in the areas of water, wastewater and stormwater. Directing engineering research, feasibility studies and financial planning projects, developing programs to ensure compliance with environmental regulations and providing technical support services to other department programs are significant aspects of the work. Work is performed under the general direction of a Deputy Commissioner. SDL2017
Section Manager (Transportation Planning Research Data Analyst)
DESCRIPTION Under the general supervision of the Planning Manager, required to coordinate regional long range transportation planning research and data analysis of transportation impacts to all modes, demographic and travel data analysis, regional travel modeling, traffic analysis, congestion management, intermodal planning and freight, performance measures and air quality. Supervise day to day management of transportation planning projects and entry-level planners within the guidelines of department policies, procedures and accepted management practices.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Handles long-range transportation issues on a daily basis. Serves as a team leader coordinating the development of elements of the long range transportation plan (LRTP) for the Augusta Regional Transportation Study (ARTS), including research and analysis related to highways/roads, public transportation, air, railroad, freight and non-motorized transportation. Responsible for the regional travel modeling data analysis, Congestion Management System and develops data collection and evaluation process for performance measures.
Coordinates with federal, state, local and regional agencies and organizations involved in transportation. Coordinates transportation planning activities with all agencies and partners involved in ARTS, towards the implementation of work elements in the Unified Planning Work Program. Analyzes regional transportation systems and policies for the metropolitan planning organization (MPO), identifies and evaluates transportation issues, potential strategies, and measures.
Develop and evaluate alternative transportation solutions utilizing scenario planning and transportation modeling. Develop recommendations for multimodal transportation policies, plans and projects for highways/roads, traffic congestion, traffic safety, intermodal and freight movement, public transit, bike and pedestrian. Prepares technical reports, research and GIS maps for various public meetings, committees and advisory boards.
Works independently with citizens and public officials on local and regional planning matters. Serves as team leader in citizen participation activities. Provides leadership and direction to entry level and senior planners, technicians and interns.
Works with local engineers to develop project cost estimates and program regional transportation projects in the LRTP and TIP. Serves as Project Manager for transportation projects involving consultants retained to work on grant funded metropolitan transportation projects. Interacts regularly with the ARTS citizens advisory, technical coordinating and policy committees and staffs the ARTS MPO meetings.
Provides project updates, makes presentations on relevant projects and provides other information, as requested. Supervise entry-level planners to develop statistical data analysis, population, households, employment, land use development scenarios and financial forecasts, traffic analysis for counties and region related to the LRTP. Analyzes the environmental and social impacts of transportation projects in the LRTP and TIP.
Organizes workshops for the purpose of informing local agencies on transportation issues affecting the region. Makes public appearances and announcements, organizes public meetings, gives presentations, and generally Educates the public concerning transportation issues. Makes presentations on transportation projects and plans to citizens and governmental officials at all levels.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Education: Master's degree in Planning, Transportation Planning or related field. Experience: Five (5)years ofexperience in metropolitan transportation planning or related field with three (3)years of project management experience.
Preferred (in addition to minimum qualifications): Transportation/Land Use Modeling (TLUM). Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Knowledge of concepts, principles, techniques, and legal aspects of urban and regional land use and transportation planning, and multi-modal transportation planning and implementation Skill in understanding and applying interdisciplinary practices, analytic tools and trends affecting transportation and land use planning Knowledge of state and federal multi-modal transportation and transit planning principals, procedures, legislation, regulations and funding Knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques of transportation planning Skill in computer programming, using spreadsheets, database software, and computer-aided design software Skill in effectively communicating ideas and making presentations in a public forum Skill in interpreting and applying planning guidelines and ordinances Skill in compiling and evaluating complex planning, transportation and code guidelines and formulating service recommendations Ability to establish effective working relationships and use good judgment, initiative and resourcefulness when dealing with the media, the public, other employees and other governmental units Ability to critically assess situations, solve problems and work effectively under stress within deadlines and public situations Ability to attend meetings as scheduled at times other than regular business hours Certification: N/A Licensing:
A valid driver's license. Physical
Depending upon area of assignment:
Positions in this class typically require: walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions. Work is performed in an office setting. Light Work:
Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for Sedentary Work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for Light Work. OTHER The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.
It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to this job. SDL2017
Senior Director Of Development, Gift Planning
Position Information Under general direction of the Executive Director, Individual Giving, the Sr. Director of Gift Planning will take the leadership role in enhancing UC Riverside's Gift Planning program. They will play a key role in enhancing gift planning techniques as a function of the University's overall fundraising plan, while managing a finite but top tier portfolio of prospects. The incumbent is responsible for building a pipeline of gift planning prospects nation-wide, connecting alumni, donors, friends, volunteers, and other constituents to the campus and to ultimately increase individual gifts to campus-wide colleges, units, and programs. The Sr. Director is responsible for qualifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding major gift donors and prospects. This is a two-year renewable contract position, which includes the same employee benefits afforded career employees. Cover Letter required.
Education Requirements Degree Requirement Bachelor's degree in related area and
/or equivalent experience/training. Required Advanced Degree. Preferred
Certifications Certification Requirement Certified Fundraising Executive
(CFRE) credential. Preferred Certified Specialist in Planned Giving (CFPG) credential, or equivalent. Preferred
Experience Experience Requirement Minimum of
10 years of related experience. Required Minimum of 8 years experience in fundraising, in higher education or a major research environment.
Preferred Minimum of 3 years of financial planning, trust, legal, or estate planning. Preferred
Minimum Requirements Working knowledge of the campus and
/or medical center, its vision, mission, goals, objectives, achievements and infrastructure. Working knowledge of applicable laws, rules, regulations, policies, et cetera.
Working knowledge of fundraising, donor relations and public relations concepts, principles, procedures and techniques. Good written and interpersonal communication skills to establish and maintain good working relationships throughout the campus and/or medical center and with external constituencies. Good organizational, analytical and critical thinking skills.
Skill to maintain confidentiality. Strong sense of ethical conduct that will inspire confidence and motivation with the proven ability to persuade colleagues and donor prospects, while maintaining confidentiality in all matters as they relate to sensitive donor relations issues. Highly ethical donor-centered outlook on gift planning, balancing the University's best interest.
Ability to travel outside of business hours. Proven experience in the full spectrum of development including cultivation, stewardship and donor recognition. Experience to direct the design of strategies for cultivation and solicitation of prospective donors. Knowledgeable about Federal and state legislation concerning gift planning and ability to maintain familiarity with applicable legislation and financial planning concepts.
Preferred Qualifications Ability to conceptualize
, design and implement a development program. Proven ability to work effectively with deans and directors, academic and University leaders and volunteers to achieve fundraising goals.
Ability to work effectively with other advancement staff in devising, analyzing, modifying, implementing, and evaluating development programs. Exceptional organizational, analytical and critical thinking skills. Exceptional skill in communicating persuasively, both orally and in writing, about private gift fundraising in general and in particular as it applies to UC Riverside.
Knowledge of a broad range of academic and institutional issues related to a major research university environment. Ability to use a dedicated relational donor database system.
Additional Information In the Heart of Inland Southern California
, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities'air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history and culture.
UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel. UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.
Washington Monthly (August 2016) ranked UC Riverside 12th in the nation in its annual University and College Survey. .
Education Trust placed UC Riverside 9th in the nation for closing the graduation gap between black and white students by 1.7 percentage points.
In QS World University Rankings 2016/2017, UC Riverside's Department of Philosophy is #1 in the world for the frequency with which published papers are cited by other philosophers. * U.S. News and World Report Survey (September 2016) ranked UC Riverside 118th overall; earns "Great Schools, Great Prices." * Shanghai Jiao Tong University (August 2016) Academic Ranking of World Universities ranked UC Riverside among the top 151 to 200 institutions.
This survey bills itself as "the most trustworthy precursor of global rankings of the world's top 500 universities." * U.S. News and World Report's Best Graduate Schools (2016) including:
Graduate School of Education
- 62nd among ranked schools
- Bourns College of Engineering
- 71st among ranked schools The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview
Job Number:* 201708080082 Full/Part Time: Full Time
Schedule:* 8AM - 5PM
Salary:* $94,600 - $163,500
Institutional Research & Planning Analyst 4 (Personnel)
Position Summary The department of Institutional Research and Academic Planning (IRAP) is a critical decision support unit within the Office of the President with a vision of being UC's most trusted source for information. IRAP provides timely, accurate, consistent and reliable information about UC and the environment in which it operates.
Through evidence-based analyses, the department supports and guides enrollment planning, policy creation and revision, program and campus budget reviews, statewide higher education studies and UC operations. IRAP also produces the annual Accountability Report and the UC Information Center which describe UC's activities, achievements and operations through data-driven narratives and visualizations. The incumbent is a key member of the IRAP team focusing on personnel data with functions in the following areas:
Works to analyze, understand and explain complex UC workforce (faculty, other academic appointees and staff) and labor issues to create information and research products that "tell stories with data." Produces a wide variety of products such as reports, briefs and online data visualizations that are compelling and visually interesting. Produces quantitative reports on academic appointees and staff using complex data sets, including the Payroll/Personnel data warehouses. Frequently works with ambiguous and contradictory information.
Technical leader on improving payroll/personal data quality, reporting and related special projects. Works on complex issues such as the development and deployment of automated data validation processes for intake of monthly payroll/personnel files, including standard reports for program offices and campuses. Build and maintain strong collaborative relationships with Academic Personnel and Programs (APP) and Systemwide HR units within UCOP to assure consistent reporting across UCOP on faculty and staff issues.
Forge and maintain strong working relationships with internal and external stakeholders including Budget, Communications, Media Relations, Office of the General Counsel and other critical partners. Build and maintain campus relationships. Conduct environmental scanning for campus changes with implications for reporting on faculty and staff with corporate data such as UCPath implementation, campus financial system changes, and additions or reorganizations of business units.
Applies full understanding of UC policies and procedures such as: Personnel policies for Staff Members; general HR and UCRP policies; UC, State and Federal privacy laws, regulations and policies; bargaining agreements; state and federal employment law and others. Conducts environmental scanning of issues and trends in the area of faculty and staff workforce development and compensation both internally to UC and externally.
Keeps track of national trends, NACUBO, WACUBO, College and University Professional Association (CUPA), Delta Cost Project, Delaware Study and others. Stays abreast of current and emerging issues and incorporates historical perspective into analyses. Uses judgment regarding political and internal sensitivities when crafting and presenting analyses; considers impact on UCOP units as well as campuses. *LI-SG1 Job Duties
5 Records Duties Function (%)
1 Researches, gathers, analyzes,and publishes data for a wide variety of projects by partnering with APP and Systemwide HR to develop text and indicators for Accountability Report chapters on faculty and staff; to modernize headcount and FTE reporting using web dashboards; and to re-conceptualize and prepare topic briefs, dashboards, and briefing notes regarding academic appointees, staff, and compensation. Works cooperatively with other units in OP including senior leadership on ad hoc topics in the areas of advocacy, legislation (Leg Analysts' Office, Legislative committees), executive (Dept of Finance, governor's office), media requests and others.
In collaboration with APP, conducts annual and ad hoc analyses of faculty salaries using comparison groups with American Association of University Professors (AAUP), IPEDS and others. Produce the Annual Wage Report, validating, analyzing and contextualizing the annual wage data release on all UC employees. Reporting and Analysis 35
2 Conducts a wide variety of data stewardship and development activities, such as: Support development and deployment of automated data validation processes for intake of monthly payroll/personnel files that will include standard reports to be pushed to program offices as well as online publications.
Takes lead in building, maintaining and documenting analytical data marts of payroll/personnel data including: October Snapshot, Calendar Year Annual Wage, Fiscal Year for Payroll/Personnel. Migrates UC's Corporate Systems Gateway canned reports to the new data warehouse environment.
Works to create a longitudinal file of payroll/personnel data. Coordinate Annual Wage Report/State Controller's Office data submission. Creates, validate and submits data to AAUP, IPEDS, Association of American University Data Exchange (AAUDE), State Controller's Office and other agencies.
Takes lead on relevant Public Records Act requests. Data Quality Leadership 35
3 Represents IRAP in a wide variety of situations and contexts, both internal to UC and external. Maintain strong working relationships with program offices including APP, Systemwide HR, BAP, Communications, Media Relations, State and Federal Government Relations, OGC and other critical partners.
Maintain campus relationships to understand emerging issues. Collaboration Leadership 10
4 Incorporates expertise in accessing and interpreting payroll data, including types of compensation related to academic and staff appointees. Supports analysis of academic planning projects such as the faculty and staffing resources proposed for a new school or academic program compared to resource needs of similar UC programs, the effect on educational quality and college completion of the composition of faculty, how different types of faculty are deployed, the student/faculty ratio, and other topics.
Conducts environmental scanning in the areas of academic appointee and staff trends including resources such as: Delta Cost Project, Delaware Study, NACUBO, WACUBO, CUPA and other organizations. Expertise 15
5 Attends classes, seminars, and conferences that enhance expertise. Serves on universitywide committees as appropriate, and participates in activities that enhance the UC community and support the university mission.
Required to uphold the UCOP Principles of Community. Skills Enhancement & Service 5 Job Requirements
2 Records Job Req Req/ Pref Bachelor's degree in social science, humanities or related area and/or equivalent experience/training required. Requires thorough knowledge of data processing and analysis techniques.
Requires experience managing data collection, validation and analysis. Analyses use valid statistical and social science methods. Understands development and maintenance of automated data validation process employing historical trend analysis and inter-data set validations.
Requires knowledge of data management tools such as Cognos, SAS, SPSS, Stata, DB Visualizer, SQL, Tableau and similar tools. Requires experience working with sensitive data including survey responses and personally identifiable information. Requires knowledge of FERPA and California Information Practices Act (IPA). Prefer familiarity with UC policies such as the Academic Personnel Manual, the Personnel Policies for Staff Members and collective bargaining agreements.
Able to provide good judgment, decision-making and problem solving. Strong ability to pay attention to detail. Requires good interpersonal skills with the ability and desire to work on multi-disciplinary teams.
Employs active listening and critical thinking skills. Ability to multi-task and work on quick turnaround tasks of critical importance. Requires ability and desire to present information in a clear concise manner verbally, in written form and online.
Required Advanced degree in social science, humanities, statistics or related area preferred, or at least 5 years of related experience/training. Prefer familiarity with UC policies such as the Academic Personnel Manual, the Personnel Policies for Staff Members and collective bargaining agreements. Preferred
Requisition Number:* 20170443 Working Title: Institutional Research & Planning Analyst 4 (personnel)
Appointment Type:* Staff
Personnel Program:* MSP
Work Hours:* Monday
- Friday, 8 AM to 5 PM
Percentage of Time:* 100 Organizational Area: Institutional Research & Academic Planning
Location:* Oakland, CA
Posting Salary:* Salary commensurate with experience
Special Conditions of Employment:* Successful completion of a background check is required for appointment to this critical position. Other Special Conditions of Employment: Successful completion of a background check is required for appointment to this critical position. Job Close Date: Open Until Filled
Quicklink for Posting:* jobs.ucop.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=60674
Director Of Financial Planning & Investments
Summary Office Location: Kennewick, WASageland Financial Consultants, a successful financial service practice for Thrivent Financial, is adding to their team with a full time Director of Financial Planning and Investments in their Kennewick, WA location. This new opportunity will manage and support clients and team members throughout all aspects of the financial planning process. This fast paced position centers on the client, and they notice and see the difference. You will be a key member of Sageland Financial Consultants - a team that embraces learning, change, process and technology. Our practice is committed to providing equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all qualified candidates. Note: this role is a back-office salaried position, not commission based. Job Description About you The Director of Financial Planning & Investments is responsible for the day-to-day back-office operations of the practice. This includes transactional service work, handling of inquiries, managing the business pipeline and follow-up, all while providing the client with exemplary customer service. You are extremely organized, have an eye for detail, exceptional communication skills and have a knack for the analytical side of the financial services industry. The Director of Financial Planning & Investments reports to and is employed by Sageland Financial Consultants.
You will maintain consummate communications with clients during the financial planning process:
Review and gain approval on planning recommendations
Answer client inquiries and provide readily available information to clients as it relates to servicing their accounts.
Conduct investment account reviews with members
Prepare, analyze and review high cash report to determine action items. Create tasks based on review and provides follow-up
Consistently and accurately document sensitive and confidential communications.
You will provide leadership and support in in the overall back-office functions:
Prepare financial plans, illustrations, trading securities, monitoring various trackers, preparing reports and inputting data.
Work with team members to create timely and compliant deliverables.
Ability to understand product solution strategies for the team to suitably address client needs primarily as it relates to cash flow, money distribution and investment allocation.
Responsible for investment tracking, required minimum distribution (RMD) tracking, and money movements between accounts. Tracks both high and low cash balances for client account.
Research and execute managed account strategy and complete trades accurately and efficiently.
Prepares and ensures new business paperwork is processed successfully and coordinate with Thrivent Financial home office to resolve issues that may arise.
You will have advanced computer aptitude and knowledge of business tools (e.g., MS Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint), data-base Salesforce, MoneyGuidePro, Social Security Optimizer and other related software packages, (desired).
Actively engage in weekly team meetings and events:
Seminars, workshops, client events and opportunity to participate in volunteer opportunities.
FINRA securities licenses (series 7 & 66), WA state/life/health/annuity licenses, and CFP designation.
Bachelor’s degree (B.A) from a four-year college or university; or 2-3 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Advanced proficiency and knowledge of MS Office
Supports and fulfills all compliance responsibilities within the practice
Ability to adhere to rules and regulations as stated and required by Thrivent Financial Traits we Value
You excel at customer support
You are self-directed and resourceful
You are innately organized – it’s who you are
You show professional integrity with sensitive/confidential information
You embrace systems and processes and have a passion for continual learning
You love collaborating with an energized and successful team
You have a strong work ethic; prompt, dependable
You are aligned with Sageland Financial Consultants and Thrivent Financial’s unique value and mission
You desire a long-term career filled with excellence and job satisfaction As part of the recruiting/hiring/contracting process, a verification of a candidate's background will be made to complete the process. Fingerprints are required as part of the FINRA registration process and for submission to the Federal Bureau of Investigation for review. Thrivent Financial is a faith-based, not-for-profit financial services organization with approximately 2.6 million members. As the nation's largest fraternal benefit society, we're here to help others. We help every day through the financial solutions we offer, the member activities we support, and the resources we provide to the Christian community and nonprofit organizations. Thrivent Investment Management Inc. is a FINRA and SIPC member and a wholly owned subsidiary of Thrivent Financial. Thrivent Financial is a membership organization of Christians. Other Fortune-500 financial companies offer advice, but at Thrivent, we blend faith, finances and generosity to help our members have a healthy relationship with money—because we know that feeling like you have “enough” isn’t directly related to how much you have, it’s about how you use what you have. At Thrivent, we provide financial guidance by looking at money differently—seeing it as a tool; not a goal. When you join our team, you’ll put your talents to work in amazing ways. You’ll create strategies that help others follow sound financial principles and connect their finances with their values. You won’t just build your career; you’ll be part of a movement that’s focused on growing, innovating and serving. Your hiring rights
Director Strategic Planning
Director of Strategic Planning Join the #1 Experiential and Promotion Marketing Agency in America, IN Marketing Services! We are seeking a Director of Strategy and Planning in our Retail Experiential division to deliver compelling business-building shopper and retail insight for an exciting new account with a major retailer. As the Strategy and Planning Director, your responsibilities will be to lead a team to work side-by-side with the Marketing and Merchant side of this retailer to generate innovative, data-driven and thought-provoking insights that are used to shape the marketing strategies and marketing plans that will attract top brands in the Consumer Product Goods' industry. Bring your skills and build your career with IN Marketing Services, the marketing division of Advantage Sales and Marketing, where your enthusiasm and passion will be met with challenging work that focuses on influencing buyer behavior and driving sales through shopper marketing, experiential marketing, in-store event services and more. Work with IN Marketing’s established retailers and the iconic brands we represent that matter most to everyday shoppers. The Director Strategic Planning is to contribute at a senior level to the strategic planning partnership between internal client service and creative and assigned clients. The role of the Director, Strategic Planning, is to identify opportunities, help solidify objectives, apply analysis and develop insights for key businesses as assigned. They are also responsible for the supervision and professional development of strategic planning team associates. The goal of the Director is to build a strategic voice within the agency /client team through a higher level of strategic abilities. Advantage Sales & Marketing, LLC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer
Responsibilities Advantage Sales and Marketing, LLC (ASM) is one of North America’s leading sales and marketing agencies specializing in outsourced sales, merchandising, category management and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods. ASM services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and retailers, providing consumers access to the best products available in the marketplace today.
Position Summary The Director Strategic Planning is to contribute at a senior level to the strategic planning partnership between internal client service and creative and assigned clients. The role of the Director, Strategic Planning, is to identify opportunities, help solidify objectives, apply analysis and develop insights for key businesses as assigned. They are also responsible for the supervision and professional development of strategic planning team associates. The goal of the Director is to build a strategic voice within the agency /client team through a higher level of strategic abilities.
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities
Partner with Account Service and Creative Teams to identify client needs with regard to competitive insights, syndicated/research data analysis, and custom client research to drive creative strategy development and client shopper communications. Provide recommended levels of resourcing to support client planning efforts.
Lead and author presentations, independently as well in collaboration, that demonstrate the ability to “connect the dots” of research, data and information, yielding actionable conclusions that result in strategically sound marketing solutions/programs and breakthrough creative.
Interface with clients and client marketing research groups to promote and build deeper client partnership in order to and advance INs connectivity across client departments as well as to garner access to client specific resources and information for marketing use.
Provide supervision to the strategic planning staff at the Supervisor level and below. Responsibilities include working closely with staff to provide support and direction. Daily supervisory duties include staffing, performance management process, and oversee daily work to ensure clients' needs are being met.
Lead ongoing process improvements, including the identification of new resources and operational systems to best manage strategic planning, insight and data requests from clients.
Supervisory Responsibilities Direct Reports Hires, retains, trains, coaches, guides, directs, and develops direct reports using company-wide processes, tools and resources Indirect Reports May delegate work of others and provide guidance, direction and mentoring to indirect reports Travel and/or Driving Requirements
Travel is an essential duty and function of this job. Driving is not an essential duty or function of this job.
Travel up to 15%
Minimum QualificationsThe following are the minimum job-related qualifications which an individual needs in order to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the job Education Level: (Required) Bachelor's Degree
o r equivalent experience Field of Study/Area of Experience: Business, Marketing, Communications or equivalent job-related experience + 10+ years of experience in progressive brand marketing, promotion agency, shopper marketing or consumer marketing building strategy
Clear understanding of and ownership of the creative development process
Adept at analyzing IRI, Nielsen, and other syndicated research data tools in order to translate Intel into actionable marketing plans
Previous direct client interaction and account management experience
Previous experience in managing and developing teams of 2+ associates
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
Analytical and research Skills
Ability to exercise sound judgment
Ability to visualize and plan objectives and goals strategically
Strong written communication and verbal communication skills
Ability to make oral presentations
Ability to work independently and prioritize duties with minimal supervision, in order to meet deadlines
Ability to direct, lead, coach, and develop people
Good interpersonal skills
Skill in supervising to include delegating responsibility, training and evaluating performance
Ability to complete multiple duties with accuracy shifting from one to another with frequent interruptions and competing deadlines
Strong computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, and web-browsers
Environmental & Physical Requirements
Office / Sedentary Requirements Incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. Work is performed primarily in an office environment. Typically requires the ability to sit for extended periods of time (66%+ each day), ability to hear the telephone, ability to enter data on a computer and may also require the ability to lift up to 10 pounds. A detailed Environmental and Physical Requirements document is available in the Total Rewards department.
Additional Information Regarding ASM Job Duties and Job Descriptions Job duties include additional responsibilities as assigned by one’s supervisor or other manager related to the position/department. This job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. ASM reserves the right at any time with or without notice to alter or change job responsibilities, reassign or transfer job position or assign additional job responsibilities, subject to applicable law. ASM shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable a qualified applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law. _
Important Information The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of associates so classified. Are you passionate about Service Excellence, Results, Integrity, Entrepreneurial Focus and Leadership: These are our values at Advantage Sales & Marketing LLC. Come learn why “Winning Together” is more than just words on a piece of paper. It is the vision by which we live our mission as an organization: "To create outstanding value for clients and customers through superior sales execution, operational excellence and innovative marketing services." Advantage Sales & Marketing LLC is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, physical or mental disability, or any other category protected by law. As part of this commitment, ASM shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable an applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law. Advantage Solutions will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box) Ordinance. All of our positions require the satisfactory completion of a background check. Please be aware that acknowledging or having criminal convictions does not constitute an automatic bar to employment. Factors including, but not limited to age and time of the offense, seriousness and nature of the violation, and rehabilitation will be taken into account.
Position TypeFull Time
CategoryCategory Management, Insights and Planning
Sr Manager Financial Research & Planning
Sr. Manager Financial Planning and Analysis – Customer Solutions
SUMMARY*: At Asurion, the customer solutions organization runs the call centers to support both the customer claims processes, as well as technical support. The
Sr Manager – FP&A Customer Solutions*will report to the Director of FP&A within the customer solutions team & will fill a key role within the finance organization, with primary responsibility for the critical financial analysis, oversight, and partnership with the Soluto business. They will lead a team of three people, whose mission is to assist in driving business decisions through fact-based, financial data and analytics. This individual will be responsible for a wide range of activities to include P&L ownership, financial planning, reporting and analysis, working with the Soluto customer solutions team and finance management to perform analysis on new initiatives, projects and business opportunities along with developing reporting and forecasting models that fully integrate the entire revenue and cost structure supporting the customer solutions group. The candidate must be customer centric and self-sufficient and be able to balance the demands of delivering results in the short term while helping steer the company deliver its long-term business model. *ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Lead a high-functioning team.
Provide strategic financial leadership to the business on operational performances and processes.
Serve as key business partner to the customer solutions teams supporting multiple of business.
Conduct in depth analysis on functional projects.
Presentation of financial results/reports to financial & non-financial audiences.
Deliver all aspects of financial planning, forecasting, analytics and reporting to included monthly actuals, quarterly rolling forecast and annual operating plans in support of the Soluto customer solutions team.
Work with business partners to design/execute business and accounting solutions to complex issues.
Assist in directing strategic required actions, across multiple functional initiatives which deliver value to Asurion and assurances that these benefits are driven into the P&L in a timely manner.
Own business scenario modeling related to product design and execution that includes responsibility for process and compliance support and key controls implementation and monitoring.
Provide financial and operational driver and analytical insights in helping drive the business partner’s success.
Drive automation of financial and operational reporting processes.
Oversee the development of flash and dashboard reports.
Drive in developing short and long-term goals and objectives, including cost saving initiatives. *LEADERSHIP ACCOUNTABILITIES:
Maintain a high level of morale and energy, within the FP&A team, and ability to point to previous experiences where they have “energized” a team to perform and deliver against stretch expectations.
Ability to establish a high degree of accountability across their organization through both performance measurement and clear communications.
Exceptional communication and presentation skills with ability to deliver strategic messages to senior leadership level positions. QUALIFICATIONS: * A proven track record of academic and professional excellence.
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance, MBA, CPA, or CMA viewed favorably. * 7 years’ experience in a high growth or transformational environment with similar responsibilities. Experience in call center or operations environments a strong plus.
Ability to drive projects to closure.
Deep financial planning, data mining, and modeling expertise.
Proficient in Excel, PowerPoint, and Word. PERSONNAL CHARACTERISTICS: * A self-directed individual with a strong ability to manage ambiguity and who adapts readily and easily to changes in priorities and business conditions.
An individual who is self-confident, competent, outgoing, and independent with a straight forward personality and strong executive presence.
Entrepreneurial appreciation; talent for leading change to achieve best results.
Fits well in an environment that rewards bright, self-starting, energetic, and action-orientated managers with increasing responsibility and challenge.
Professional and personal integrity beyond reproach.
Comfortable working with very sensitive data and able to maintain a high degree of discretion.
Ability to excel in working within an open, flexible, results-oriented, performance based environment.
Ability to work with all levels of people in the company.
Proven ability in a “rapid growth environment”.
Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Job:Finance / Accounting
Title:Sr Manager Financial Research & Planning
Location:TN-Nashville - One Century Place
Associate Media Planning Director
exverus Media. is hiring an Associate Media Director to join our rapidly growing team!
At exverus Media, we are a rapidly growing team with clients in the Bay Area, unlimited vacation and a culture where work/life balance is not just lip service but a way of life. Our clients have billions in annual sales and are national industry leaders across packaged goods, fashion, health and wellness (including pharmaceutical), finance, home tech and motorsports.
We take care of our employees and our clients as humans. And we love to celebrate creativity. We just won an OMMA award, were shortlisted by Cannes and have doubled our size in the past twelve months.
Come be a part of our rapid growth and recharge your career.
About the Role
The Associate Media Director is a human. Yes, a real human. One who has a relationship with their clients, can translate data into actionable insights and lead their team. The Associate Media Director will be a key experimenter, communicator and collaborator with internal personnel, the client team, and creative agency contacts. We are looking for someone with a strong Digital background, though Traditional media experience is a huge plus.
The Key Elements
- (Re)Invent the future of paid media with us
- Own the day-to-day client relationship with a fantastic new client based in CA in the packaged goods space, shepherding their media strategies from concept through execution
- Be a core member of a fast-growing company and benefit from our reinvention of media and grow your personal skill set
- Work collaboratively with multiple groups, both internally (channel experts) and externally (client and creative agency)
A Few Other Things
- Represent exverus professionally with clients
- Direct and develop a team, and foster an environment for growth and learning
- Ensure that deadlines are met, including managing client expectations
- Promote a supportive working environment where ideas are welcomed and shared
- Focus on problem solving and solutions, guide the team accordingly
- Ensure the team is regularly informed and updated regarding client needs and strategies
- Manage applicable client budgets
- A positive, can-do, and customer-centric attitude toward your work
- 5+ years experience in Media Strategy or Planning for a media or full-service agency
- Strong client-facing presentation skills and relationships
- Prior experience leading and managing team members
- Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills
- Digital media experience, including SEM, Social Media, Web Analytics, Online Media, Digital Video, Mobile
- Working knowledge of TV, Radio, Print and Outdoor Media preferred
- Strong working knowledge of the industry and trade news
- Familiarity with common media research tools like MRI, ComScore, WARC, etc.
- Proven project management skills
- Effective communication and presentation skills, and a flair for storytelling
- Proven ability to develop strong professional relationships
As an exverus employee you will enjoy:
- Competitive pay
- Equity in our rapidly growing company
- Unlimited paid time off policy
- Flexible working hours and locations
- Annual bonuses
- Benefits (Health, Dental, Vision, 401(k))
- Fitness reimbursement
- Ongoing learning and training for employees
- A life. You will not be trapped here until 9 o’clock every evening. We promise.
You Meet Us:
- We will talk about your direct experience leading a client’s media strategy from start to finish, your experience providing new ideas and fresh thinking, and your experience (or desire) in working in a dynamic start-up environment where change is the daily norm (and a lot more fun).
We look forward to hearing from you!
Clinical Assistant Professor/Assistant Director Of The Office Of Strategic Planning And Assessment
Position Summary The UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy is recruiting for a faculty member with expertise in assessment of student learning This individual will be appointed as a fixed-term faculty member at the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor in the Division of Practice Advancement and Clinical Education (PACE). The UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy (www.pharmacy.unc.edu) is one of 5 health science schools (Pharmacy, Nursing, Dentistry, Public Health, and Medicine) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Chapel Hill is located near the prestigious Research Triangle Park of North Carolina and UNC faculty members have a strong history of collaboration with external partners in the area. The UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy is a nationally recognized leader in pharmacy practice, education, and research committed to developing leaders who make a positive difference on human health worldwide. The School has built a reputation for its continued pursuit of excellence, rigorous education and training programs, cutting-edge multidisciplinary research, progressive pharmacy practices, efficient business operations, and its outstanding faculty, staff, and students. The School has experienced unprecedented growth and success and continues to strategically position itself for sustained impact, as articulated in the School’s Strategic Plan 2012–2017 (https://pharmacy.unc.edu/about- us/school-organization/strategic-planning-and-assessment/strategic-plan-1). In 2015, the School created the UNC Eshelman Institute for Innovation to fuel the School’s efforts to bring about transformative change in education, research, and health care that positively impacts society (http://unceii.org). The Office of Strategic Planning and Assessment (OSPA) at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy was created to foster a culture of planning, assessment, and continuous quality improvement throughout the School. In an era of increasing accountability at all levels of higher education and given the need to better utilize data to inform decision making, OSPA assists the School in taking measurable steps to ensure that processes are in place to effectively and efficiently manage, analyze, and use data to advance our strategic goals. In all its work, OSPA takes a systematic approach that embraces collaboration, promotes coordination, and encourages communication. Beyond UNC, OSPA aims to influence and assist pharmacy schools to engage in activities that effectively demonstrate the responsible collection and use of data to inform decision making, establish best practices, improve educational outcomes, and optimize institutional impact. As a faculty member (50% effort), this individual will be responsible for:
Designing, conducting, presenting on and publishing educational research and scholarship of education relevant to pharmacy education and/or practice. In the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, the scholarship of education focuses on teaching, assessment and learning, as well as intellectual pursuits that advance education in pharmacy and the pharmaceutical sciences, specifically, and in the health sciences more generally. Such scholarship must generate new knowledge and/or utilize existing knowledge in innovative and effective ways. The outcomes of this scholarship must be shared through appropriate publications and presentations, and have the capacity to influence educators on campus, in the State of North Carolina, nationally and internationally.
Teaching and mentoring students, residents and fellows in the professional and graduate programs.
Collaborating effectively with other School and Division faculty to design, develop and implement effective educational courses and programs.
Fostering a highly collaborative research environment to positively impact those faculty and students interested in learning and applying best practices in educational research.
Building partnerships with key partners on the Chapel Hill campus and within the UNC System.
Serve on School and multidisciplinary committees at the discretion of the Chair. As the Assistant Director of the Office of Strategic Planning and Assessment (50% effort), this individual will be responsible for:
Assisting the OSPA director in providing leadership for the Office, including managing the responsibilities of Office staff.
Assisting the OSPA director in developing a research and scholarship plan for the Office.
Overseeing the course evaluation process, the annual faculty activity reporting process, the administration of surveys, OSPA data management (e.g. Examsoft), and the monitoring and reporting of the School’s Strategic Plan.
Ensuring the successful implementation and execution of Strategic Initiative 7 of the School’s 2012-2017 Strategic Plan.
Contributing to regular communication with divisions, units, committees, faculty, staff, and students regarding activities within the Office.
Managing the administration and interpreting results of required surveys related to curriculum and assessment.
Working with School faculty, committees, and leadership to develop and facilitate the implementation of an assessment plan and related evaluation instruments for the School’s new PharmD curriculum.
Collaborating with the Office of Professional Education to prepare reports for the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) and the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP).
Working with the Dean’s Office to prepare annual reports on outcomes assessment for the UNC Provost’s office. Educational Requirements The candidate must have an earned doctor of pharmacy degree and multiple years of assessment experience, or equivalent combination of training and experience. All the candidate’s earned degrees must be from appropriately accredited institutions. Qualifications and Experience The candidate must have:
Prior successful teaching experience in pharmacy and/or health education programs
Demonstrated record of productivity in education research and/or the scholarship of education
Prior experience in developing, managing, and monitoring educational programs within higher education
Prior experience with data collection, analysis and communication
Demonstrated skills in the assessment of student learning and program evaluation
Demonstrated and effective verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrated successful experience in leading complex collaborative efforts to achieve desired course, program and institution-level outcomes
Demonstrated skill in collaborating effectively with colleagues to achieve desired course, program and institution-level outcomes
Demonstrated skills in thinking strategically, and effectively planning and implementing Preference will be given to applicants who:
Are licensed/eligible to be licensed to practice pharmacy in the State of North Carolina
Have significant, successful prior clinical pharmacy practice experience Special Instructions Qualified candidates should apply and attach the following materials: letter of interest, curriculum vitae, name and contact information of 4 professional references, and a statement of professional career goals and teaching philosophy. Application review will continue until a suitable candidate is identified. Contact Information If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University’s Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost office at (919)-962-1091 or send an email to email@example.com. Please note: The Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost office will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status. If you have any questions about the job requirements or the hiring department notify the Department Contact. Position Type: Permanent Faculty
Working Title:* Clinical Assistant Professor/Assistant Director of the Office of Strategic Planning and Assessment
Appointment Type:* Fixed Term Faculty
Salary Range:* Dependent on Qualifications
Full-time/Part-time:* Full-Time Permanent
Vacancy ID:* FAC0002057 Posting Open Date: 07/07/2017 Open Until Filled: Yes
Proposed Start Date:* 08/01/2017 Department Contact Name and Title: Rose Thorp, HR Representative
Department Contact Telephone or Email:* firstname.lastname@example.org
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