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Another Source’s client, CSU Long Beach, is recruiting a Chief Operating Officer to join their team in Long Beach, California. This role is an onsite position. ??
Here’s a little about CSU Long Beach and the position they are recruiting for:??
CSU Long Beach, one of the largest universities in the CSU system, is located in Long Beach on a beautifully landscaped, 320-acre campus near the ocean and the thriving downtown area. The school’s faculty and staff are engaged in a broad array of high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs, and significant research, in addition to a wide range of community and professional service organizations.
Learn more about CSU Long Beach here: https://www.csulb.edu/about-csulb
About the CSULB Research Foundation:
The CSULB Research Foundation (Research Foundation) was established in 1956 as a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization and exists to enhance and advance the educational mission of CSULB. One of the many responsibilities of the Research Foundation is to provide accounting and administrative services for programs sponsored by federal, state, local, and private funding used for faculty research projects and training programs. This externally sponsored research allows faculty and students to engage in nationally recognized scholarly endeavors and is a cornerstone of CSULB’s academic excellence.
What you will be doing:
The Chief Operating Officer (COO) is a member of the Board of Directors and a corporate officer, and is responsible for leading, organizing, directing, and managing financial, human, programmatic and other resources, and assets of the Research Foundation. In this role, you will provide innovative leadership and vision for the CSULB Research Foundation administered programs, services, and facilities. You will lead the CSULB Research Foundation to be as key partner to the President and the University at a pivotal and ambitious time and will be expected to balance strategic and visionary thinking with the detailed and pragmatic focus necessary to address all of the opportunities. You will be charged with providing responsible stewardship of the assets and resources of the CSULB Research Foundation. In addition, you will provide administrative management of specific endowments, trusts, and gifts provided to the University as well as fiscal management and oversight of contract and grant activities for sponsored programs.
You will assist the university in identifying, acquiring, and obtaining financing for new properties and leases, oversee the design, construction, and financing of new buildings and infrastructure, negotiate and supervise property management contracts, and develop and implement long-range capital improvements for Research Foundation owned properties. Additionally, you will explore and evaluate new retail business opportunities in existing and planned retail developments and manage campus vending contracts and agreements for other non-traditional vendors.
You will provide an effective and efficient consumer-oriented range of services for grants and contracts development and administration, charitable giving, Research Foundation programs, property management, entrepreneurial activity, and other auxiliary enterprises. You will develop and implement strategies for enhancing and expanding programmatic activities of the Research Foundation; evaluate accountancy and internal control procedures in all operating areas of the Research Foundation to ensure systems are consistent with sound, auditable business and administrative practices; establishing, developing and maintaining relationships with outside organizations, such as CSU campuses and their auxiliaries, the CSU Chancellor’s Office, government agencies, foundations, corporations, banks, investment firms and professional organizations, CSU Administrators, and Principal Investigators to further the interests of the Research Foundation and the University.
The anticipated salary range for this role is $190,000 –210,000 per annum.
Examples of areas of responsibility include, but are not limited to:
KKJZ - The Research Foundation owns the FCC license for KKJZ 88.1 FM radio station. The COO is responsible for administering the Programming Agreement for the station. This includes but is not limited to interface with the Station Manager, communications counsel, the FCC, and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
Real Property – Administers the acquisition, financing, and integration of additional purchases and leases into the real estate portfolio. The Research Foundation currently owns several parcels of property in the City of Long Beach. The COO is responsible for negotiating and supervising property management contract for Research Foundation owned properties, including maintenance, leasing, and interface with property developers. The Director will explore and evaluate new retail business opportunities in existing and planned retail developments.
Audit - Works to ensure annual, ad hoc; regulatory and sponsor audits are conducted in a timely and efficient manner.
Insurance/Risk – Interface with risk managers and insurance brokers to make sure the organization is well protected.
Legal – Ensures the organization operates within legal and regulatory requirements which may include interface with appropriate legal counsel as needed to carry out the objectives of the organization.
Budget - Responsible for the development and administration of the Research Foundation annual operating budget.
A Bachelor’s degree and at least ten (10) years of related experience in the management of real estate and contracts, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Further, the desired experience should have been attained in an academic, research, entrepreneurial, non-profit, or similar environment.
Knowledge of administrative, business, and financial principles in public/educational organizations. Demonstrated knowledge of principles of organizational leadership; business, accountancy, and financial practices; risk management, investment management, information systems, property management and human resources management.
Must possess skills and abilities in supervising and motivating subordinate managers and staff to perform effectively and ethically in the work environment.
A solid fiscal, budgetary, and management background, including substantial financial forecasting and resource allocation skills.
A creative and entrepreneurial problem-solver and change agent who can develop new programs to meet 21st – century challenges and seek innovative new sources of revenue.
Must be able to accept constructive criticism, prioritize workload, be professional and dependable, interact positively with others and possess a friendly and outgoing personality.
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