Operations Manager, Temporary

Washington, DC
Apr 12, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Job Description Summary:

ColonialTemps is seeking a highly organized Operations Manager for Trainings and Special Events to manage contract execution, purchase orders, and reconciliation of event invoicing. The successful candidate’s primary focus will be to assist the Center for Excellence in Public Leadership team in the execution of their 6-month contract with alarge federal government agency. Additional duties include organizing small events (such as trainings and workshops) and meetings, as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Qualified candidates will have some experience in trainings and/or events planning, including Request for Proposals and contract negotiation skills, meeting room set-ups, meal planning, audio visual set ups, and registration
procedures. Candidates should also have excellent customer relations skills, the ability to manage financial reports, maintain quality standards and meet deadlines under a heavy workload. Excellent verbal and written
communication skills are required.

Required Licenses/Certifications and other Specific Requirements: Preferred Qualifications:

Candidates should also be proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word,
Excel, Outlook, and Access), technology savvy and have the ability to master new computer systems.
A minimum of two years (2) of experience including trainings and events is required. Knowledge of the event and/or hospitality industry, and/or negotiating with external contractors is key.
A four-year college degree and demonstrated success in managing outside contractors are required.


Campus Location: Foggy Bottom College/School/Department: Human Resources Family Sub-Family Stream Level Full-Time/Part-Time: Part-Time Hours Per Week: Work Schedule: Position Designation: Telework: No Required Background Check: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search Special Instructions to Applicants: Is this an internal posting? No Position Type: ColonialTemps Posting Number: CT401238-OPS TR Job Open Date: Job Close Date: Open Until Filled: No Applicant Review Will Commence On: Background Screening Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire. EEO Statement:

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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