Operations Manager

Charlottesville, VA
Jun 10, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: Operations Manager

Position Type: University Managerial and Professional Staff

Department: Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 04-11-2017

Posting Summary:
The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University of Virginia's School of Engineering and Applied Science seeks a highly motivated individual to join its dynamic research team as an Operations Manager for the Center for Applied Biomechanics (www.centerforappliedbiomechanics.org).

The Center for Applied Biomechanics (CAB) is a multi-disciplinary research center with over 50 researchers, staff and students. Research activities are conducted at several locations, both on and off grounds with the main lab facility located in the UVa Research Park. The Operations Manager oversees the operation of the CAB's physical facilities as well as the administrative, human resources, financial, and technical operations. The position is responsible to ensure that all research projects are completed safely and efficiently, meeting all deadlines. The Operations Manager will develop and implement operational plans that effectively and efficiently utilize current laboratory resources, project future needs, and help to develop and implement improvement plans all in support of the CAB's research mission.

The qualified candidate will have a Bachelor's degree in business, finance, engineering, science, or equivalent degree with a minimum of seven years of demonstrated management experience. The qualified candidate will act as liaison between the center and university support services. He/she must have superior written and communication skills. Experience in a lab setting with managing multiple teams, project budget development and project management is preferred.

To apply visithttps://jobs.virginia.edu and search for posting #0620705. Complete a Staff Application online, attach a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references.

The posting will remain open until filled.

Questions may be directed to Anne Justis Lesko, Senior Human Resources Business Partner, UVa Engineering, ajl9g@virginia.edu.

The University of Virginia is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of administrative, fiscal, managerial and planning principals. Supervisory experience of professional, administrative and/or technical personnel is essential. The position requires superior organization, team building, and conflict resolution skills, as well as excellent oral and written communication skills. The person should be self-directed with an ability to delegate authority and have the ability to prioritize work, and direct and schedule multiple complex programs and complete tasks in a timely manner.

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