Operations Manager-Running Start

Working Title Operations Manager-Running Start

Job Summary

Inspire Awesome with Eastern Washington University! We are currently seeking skilled and team-oriented applicants for the following position:

The Operations Manager is vital to the successful operations of the College in the High School program as well as providing support for the Running Start program. The Operations Manager is the forward face of both programs and networks with both on campus and off campus constituents. Developing and providing training is an essential function. The Operations Manager works directly with the Program Director in establishing policies, procedures, and continuity of the programs.

The candidate selected for this position will be rewarded with competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package which includes highly subsidized health/dental plans, retirement plan with 100% university match, generous paid vacation and sick leave, 11 paid holidays (adjusted accordingly), tuition waiver benefit and more!

EWU expands opportunities for personal transformation through excellence in learning.

About Eastern Washington University

Eastern is a regional, comprehensive university located in Cheney, 20 minutes from downtown Spokane. In addition to Eastern's Cheney campus, we also offer our Riverpoint campus in Spokane, plus additional teaching/learning centers located in other cities throughout Washington State. Enrollment has reached over 12,000 students. The Cheney-Spokane area is the heart of the Inland Northwest, with excellent restaurants, theater, shopping, skiing, hiking, lakes, a choice of living in a medium-sized city or a small town, and high quality schools and housing.

Diversity Statement

Eastern Washington University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Eastern Washington University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.

Conditions of Employment

This position, during the course of university employment will be involved in the receipt of, or accountability for, university funds or other items of value; as well as the unsupervised access with the developmentally disabled, vulnerable adults or children under the age of 16. Successful applicant will be required to pass a background check for continued employment.

This position is part of the PSE bargaining unit.

Physical Demands

Optional: Contact Saundra Godin in Human Resources at sgodin@ewu.edu to obtain a copy of the Essential Functions Analysis which will describe conditions of employment, such as physical demands.

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree (any field)

Five years' full time work experience in one or more of the following areas within an academic work environment:
recruiting, advising, and/or other relevant experience in an administrative capacity; or other closely related experience

Computer skills including skills in Microsoft office applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Candidate must demonstrate interest, ability and/or experience promoting cultural competency and/or diversity.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master's degree (any field)

Experience in planning events

Networking experience with both university personnel and community partners

Knowledge of policies and procedures involved in the recruiting, advising, and registration of students at an institution of higher education

Experience in use of very large, complex, multi-dimensional information systems; for example: campus server systems, student information systems, financial records system, alumni and foundation systems

Other Skills and Abilities:

Superior written and verbal communication skills


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