Associate Vice Chancellor

Milwaukee, WI

Posted: 12/2/19
Deadline: 12/18/19
Salary: Competitive
Reference Number: 29757

About This Organization

UW Milwaukee

UWM, a doctoral/research intensive university, is Wisconsin’s premier public urban university and offers a comprehensive liberal arts and professional education at the undergraduate and graduate level to over 29,000 students. UWM takes pride in being a student-centered institution that is deeply committed to diversity in its student body, faculty and staff, and programs. Our tree-lined, 104-acre campus is located on Milwaukee’s upper-east-side, one of the city’s most attractive residential areas and home to many faculty, staff, and students. For more information, please visit our website at

Job Duties

Job Summary – The Associate Vice Chancellor for Facilities, Planning and Management (FPM) is responsible for leadership of five (5) departments and as a liaison with several faculty and staff governance committees. This position also represents campus interests in capital budgets and projects with the Board of Regents (BOR) and State Building Commission (SBC). The Associate Vice Chancellor is a member of the Vice Chancellor of Finance and Administration’s (Vice Chancellor) Director’s staff and advises the Vice Chancellor on matters pertaining to FPM.

Required Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications –

• Bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning, Business Administration, Engineering or another field related to the duties of the position
• Minimum 10 years progressively responsible work experience with at least 5 years of management responsibility
• Experience working with diverse client groups and stakeholders, including stakeholders external to the organization
• Strong background in budget preparation and management
• Management experience in one or more areas of Facilities Planning and Management (Candidates with experience in one or more of the top three areas listed below will be considered highly qualified.)
o Campus Planning and Space Management
o Facility Services
o Assurances, Research Compliance, Biosafety, Radiation Safety, Hazardous Waste
o Safety and Risk Management
o Sustainability
o Transportation Services

Preferred Qualifications –
• Masters degree in Urban Planning, Business Administration, Engineering or another field related to the duties of the position
• Strong management experience within a shared governance environment, highly consultative and collaborative culture
• Clear examples of leadership and collaboration within a large professional environment, including examples of working with stakeholders outside the organization to accomplish objectives related to the subject areas listed above
• Demonstrated ability to learn the diverse subject areas with Facilities Planning and Management
• Demonstrated ability to lead large diverse teams within a professional setting.
• Experience managing a large diverse staff within a professional setting
• Institutional level experience planning and managing large operational budgets
• Experience improving the efficiency and effectiveness of an organizations’ business and/or work processes



Other Info

Linda R. Woods, PHR
HR Business Partner – Shared Services Center
UW-Milwaukee Division of Finance and Administrative Affairs
125 Engelmann Hall | 1023 Enderis Hall
Phone: (414)229-3415 | Email:
Fax: (414) 229-3422
Hours: Mon – Fri 7:30 am – 3:30 pm

Required Application Materials

Link to the UWM Job Posting: