Assistant Director for Operations

Job description

Job ID 14192
Location UW Eau Claire
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Regular/Temporary Regular


POSITION: A full-time, professional academic staff position is available in Housing & Residence Life beginning July 1, 2018. The working title for this assignment is Assistant Director for Operations with an official title in the Program Manager I title series. This is a renewable assignment, contingent on performance. The salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution is required. Also required are 2 years of post-bachelor’s work experience with evidence of increasing levels of responsibility; excellent written and oral communication skills; demonstrated supervision, project coordination and management, and customer service experience; ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure; ability to create and maintain a program budget. Applicants shall provide evidence of professional development, and work initiatives in the areas of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusivity.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: The following qualifications may be considered an asset:

A master’s degree in a related filed; experience in facilities management, including work order management, small and large renovation projects, and equipment inventory and ordering; advanced training in customer service delivery; leading staff training and professional development; risk management; event planning ; front desk and security operations.


  • Serve on administrative leadership team (Central Staff) of Housing & Residence Life
  • Supervise professional graduate and student staff.
  • Provide project coordination and liaison work with Division of Facilities Management.
  • Coordinate residence hall refurbishment and renewal
  • Coordinate residence hall summer camps and conference program
  • Provide administrative oversight for all front desk and security operations for 15 buildings
  • Recruit and supervise break Housing staff for Thanksgiving, Winter, and Spring Breaks.
  • Coordinate all aspects of Fall Move-In and Spring Move-Out of the residence halls
  • Lead purchasing and bid preparation efforts for purchases in Housing & Residence Life
  • Other duties as assigned

THE UNIT: The unit of Housing & Residence Life consists of 25 professional and graduate staff who provide a quality living experience for approximately 4000 students. The unit operates 15 residence hall facilities, that vary in size from 50 to 650 students. Functional areas inside the unit include Residence Life, Operations, Leadership and Education and Business.

UNIVERSITY and EAU CLAIRE COMMUNITY: UW-Eau Claire, an institution of approximately 11,500 students and 1,400 faculty and staff, is consistently recognized as a top comprehensive university in the Midwest and is widely known as a leader in faculty-undergraduate research and study abroad. We strive for excellence in liberal education and select graduate and professional programs through commitment to teaching and learning and dedication to our core values of diversity, sustainability, leadership, and innovation.

The City of Eau Claire, situated at the confluence of the Chippewa and Eau Claire rivers, is at the center of a metropolitan area of approximately 100,000 people located 90 miles east of Minneapolis/St. Paul. The area features beautiful parks and trails, strong public schools, a vibrant arts scene and local food culture, and abundant recreational opportunities.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications are submitted electronically. Please follow instructions found on the following UW-Eau Claire Web site: You must create an account and login before you can apply. If you have not yet registered, click on the "Click here to Register" link to begin the registration process. If you are already a registered user, input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Login." Click the link to the Assistant Director for Operations position (Job ID # 14192) and then click the "Apply Now" button to submit your application electronically. Your application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached and all required fields are completed. Please be sure you have included the following in PDF format:
  • Letter of application
  • Curriculum vita
  • Unofficial transcript
  • Names and contact information for three references.

Please direct requests for additional information to:

Quincy Chapman, Director of Housing & Residence Life, [email protected]

To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by April 24, 2018 However, screening may continue until position is filled. The university reserves the right to contact additional references with notice given to the candidates at an appropriate time in the process. A criminal background check is required prior to employment.

The UW-Eau Claire Police Department is dedicated to maintaining a safe and secure environment for learning and working. Although crime at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is limited, the University Police want students, faculty and staff to be aware of crime on campus and the area surrounding the campus. The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal law that requires colleges and universities to disclose annual information about campus crime. Visit Campus Security and Fire Report ( . Also visit our Campus Security Authority policy (

UW-Eau Claire is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disability employer dedicated to enhancing

diversity, equity, and inclusion.





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Posted: 3/31/2018
Application Due: 4/24/2018
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