Responsible for the direction and outcomes of more than one sub-unit or a department that supports the business operations of the University. Manages a major department or multiple subunits that provide operational support to the University, under the direction of senior management. Responsible for establishing and implementing department goals and initiatives and ensures the effective operation of the department. Essential Functions: Directs and manages the resources of the department. Develops procedures for sub-unit/department consistent with division and organization goals. May recommend changes to division policies and procedures. Directs and develops internal and external relationships within department/subunit; interacts with all levels within the organization. Acts as a liaison between senior management and department/subunit on work progress, goals, and strategy. Resolves or oversees the resolution of issues within the sub-unit/department, intervening in issues of complexity and sensitivity. Responsible for departmental decisions and outcomes. Exercises discretion in decision-making based on best practices, technical expertise, and professional judgment. Develops and oversees project/operations budget for a sub-unit/department with input into division budget. May be responsible for revenue-enhancing and/or cost reduction initiatives. Responsible for all HR management within department/subunits, such as: sets and implements performance standards and expectations for professional and career development of team members in subunit, takes corrective action on competency, productivity and performance issues.