Responsible for facilitating application of process improvement efforts across the campus. Coordinate process improvement analysis and change management adoption activities for projects. This position is focused on the people side of the process as much as re-engineering processes.
Process Improvement Application:
Lead process improvement projects focused on incremental improvements and end-to end process re-engineering with cross functional teams who are not direct reports.
Assist with process improvement programs consisting of related projects.
Conduct the application of project design, facilitation of team sessions, mapping processes, conducting process analysis, producing reports with findings, and managing timelines and milestones for the project.
Serve as a coach for campus leaders and project team members on application of process improvement.
Apply change management tools.
Assist with project analysis to develop change management plans for change adoption in processes.
Serve as a coach for campus leaders and project team members on application of change management.
Assist with the process improvement educational program offered for campus employees.
Develop reference documents for process improvement educational training.
Participate in networking opportunities.
Other Duties as Assigned.
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One to three (1-3) years of experience in a related field, or equivalent experience in a related field.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Ability to contribute to a positive and inclusive work environment.
Ability to collaborate with relevant others to proactively identify and provide optimal solutions.
Ability to fully engage in effective communication and knowledge sharing.
Comfortable with different and challenging personalities.
Ability to manage difficult or sensitive situations with tact and professionalism.
Possesses a strong customer-focused mindset that demonstrates active and attentive understanding and responsive problem-solving.
Knowledgeable in strategies to motivate cross functional team members on teams who are not direct reports.
Ability to maintain engagement with campus constitutes regarding process needs and changes.
Excellent organization, teamwork, problem solving, presentation, customer service and communication (verbal and written) skills.
Ability to conduct process related research.
Ability to think intuitively and analytically to break down and resolve problems.
Ability to work proactively and independently.
Ability to exercise good judgment and make sound decisions.
Ability to be a forward, creative, positive, and flexible thinker.
Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with the IT organization, project and application development teams, management, business, and academic personnel.
Don't meet every single qualification exactly? At our organization, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you're excited about this role and think your past experience may not align perfectly, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles!
Bachelor's degree in one of the following areas of business, organizational development, psychology, social work, education, humanities, computer technology/systems, engineering, or related field with equivalent experience in business process improvement methodology.
Certification in Lean, BPNM, CBAP, Six Sigma, or Project Management for process improvement knowledge. Certification in Change Management (i.e., PROSCI)
Four to five (4-5)years of experience in a related field, or equivalent experience in a related field.
Experience working in a higher education environment.
Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.
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