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Operations Director

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Working Title: Operations Director

Position Type: University Managerial and Professional Staff

Department: Contemplative Sciences Center

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 11-28-2018

Posting Summary:
The Contemplative Sciences Center (CSC) seeks applications for an Operations Director. This position serves as part of the CSC leadership team. This position oversees the administrative operations of CSC, working in collaboration with the Executive Director. This position is responsible for managing cross functional areas to include, but is not limited to, budget, finance, facilities, HR and events. The incumbent manages operations, resources and personnel to ensure effective and efficient delivery of services to students, faculty, and others. This position works in partnership with other UVA departments, schools and the Provost's office.

The duties include but are not limited to the following:
-Collaborate with the Executive Director to create the annual budgets as well as to make appropriate updates during revised budget time periods. Work in collaboration with the Advancement Director to propose funding strategies and facilitate those strategies. This responsibility includes planning for the long-term financial sustainability of the Center. Ensure that all needed financial reports are prepared in a timely manner.
-Manage HR and payroll functions to ensure adequate staffing and administration of personnel resources and accurate labor distribution scheduling.
-Oversee the administration of special projects and collaborative efforts. This includes coordination with other schools and units, sponsored programs, the Registrar's Office, etc.
-Provide strategic oversight for CSC events including staffing, vendor arrangements and fiscal management.

A Bachelor's degree with at least two years of relevant experience in finance and budget is required. Must have excellent oral and written communication. Experience with grant development and/or administration is required. Must have experience managing fiscal processes. Experience with Microsoft Office is required. Candidates with UVA experience will be given preference. Experience with UVA financial systems such as [email protected], UBI, Chrome River, ResearchUVa, Oracle: PO Purchaser, HRMS, LD, and GM Award Manager are preferred.

** Applicants should note that this position has an initial appointment is for one year. Continued employment is contingent upon availability of funds.**

To apply, visit https://jobs.virginia.edu and search job posting number #0624546 . Complete a Staff Application online and attach a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references. The position will remain open until filled.

Questions regarding the application process should be directed to Ashley Cochran, Academic Recruiter at [email protected]

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

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ability to communicate professionally orally and in writing.
Knowledge of grant development and/or administration.
Knowledge of managing fiscal processes.

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Posted: 11/29/2018
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