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Center Manager

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Working Title: Center Manager

Position Type: University Managerial and Professional Staff

Department: School of Nursing

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 09-13-2018

Posting Summary:
The School of Nursing at the University of Virginia seeks a Center Manager for the Eleanor Crowder Bjoring Center for Nursing Historical Inquiry (ECBCNHI).

The Eleanor Crowder Bjoring Center for Nursing Historical Inquiry was established at the University of Virginia in 1991 to support historical scholarship in nursing. Dedicated to the preservation and study of nursing history, the Center collects historical materials, promotes nursing history scholarship, and disseminates historical research findings. To learn more about the center please see: https://www.nursing.virginia.edu/nursing-history/

The Center Manager serves as the organizational point person, and manages the day to day operations of the center. The incumbent partners with faculty, staff, and other constituents to facilitate decision-making and collaborates with stakeholders to design, plan, and implement strategic programs and practices. The Center Manager oversees procurement, budget, and the recruiting/managing of project volunteers and staff.

A Bachelor's Degree and at least 2 years of experience in project support is required. A Master's Degree is preferred. At least 8 years of project support experience will be considered in lieu of a degree. Strong knowledge of organizational policy and procedures, and working knowledge of the project management discipline is essential. Applicants must demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills. The demonstrated ability to work independently or as part of a diverse team is required. Applicants must be able to provide direct support to leaders, as needed and complete tasks without immediate supervision. Preference will be given to applicants with previous experience managing non-profit or business social media accounts. Applicants with 4 years or more of experience related to project support are highly encouraged to apply. Working knowledge of ChormeRiver, Expense UVA, or similar technologies is preferred.

*** This is a part time term limited position. ***

To apply, visit http://jobs.virginia.edu and search Posting Number XXXXX. Complete an application online, attach a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references. The position will remain open until filled.

For questions about this position or the application process please contact Rhiannon O'Coin at [email protected]

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

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Strong knowledge of organizational policy and procedures, as well as department operations, specific to projects; and working knowledge of the project management discipline.

Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Ability to work independently or as part of a team. Provide direct support to leaders, as needed. Complete tasks without immediate supervision.

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