College of Business Innovation Center Manager Location:
Clayton State University Regular/Temporary:
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Located 15 miles southeast of downtown Atlanta, Clayton State University offers employees a diverse environment which fosters both professional and personal development. The university is committed to cultivating an environment of engaged, experienced-based learning, enriched by active community service. Clayton State offers multiple Bachelor and Master Degree programs which currently enrolls over 6,900 students in challenging campus and on-line courses.
The campus is situated just 20 minutes from downtown Atlanta on 214 beautiful acres, making access to the metropolitan area a breeze. We’ve been named a Top Workplace in Atlanta by the Atlanta-Journal Constitution for six consecutive years. And we also were named one of 79 higher education institutions across the nation in The Chronicle of Higher Education’s list of 2017 Great Colleges to Work For.
Job Summary The Innovation Center is a pivotal strategic resource for the College of Business (COB) housing creative technology and offering flexible arrangements that will serve multiple audiences. The Manager is responsible for coordination/implementation of activities/events in the facility and will assist with COB external outreach initiatives. The Manager will support the Directors of Centers -- Center for Research on Economic Sustainability and Trends (CREST); Center for Supply Chain Management (CSCM); Center for Social Innovation and Sustainable Entrepreneurship (CSISE); Center for Women in Leadership (CWL) -- and faculty directing the Career/Analytics Spine, LifeVest Summer Program, and Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program to engage campus and community participants. The Manager will interact with the Dean, Associate Dean, Department Chairs, COB administrators, staff, faculty, as well as diverse external and internal constituencies.Responsibilities
Manage Innovation Center physical space for efficient day-to-day operations Provide daily coverage of front office and maintain positive first impressions; occasional evening coverage may be scheduledEnsure facility is properly equipped and configured for scheduled activitiesWork with Dean’s Executive Assistant in coordinating purchase and storage of COB suppliesMaintain up-to-date inventory of Innovation Center assets and select College of Business facility assetsSupervise and coordinate special projects/events; conferences and meetings; visits and presentations by guests and speakers including (but not limited to): Dean’s Distinguished Speaker Series, Jim Wood Speaker Series, Student Competitions (Elevator Pitch/Perfect Pitch), corporate visitors and partnership sessions, Honors Convocations, international exchange students, COB Town Halls, Graduate Programs Ceremonies, Alumni WeekSupport the Directors of Centers (CREST, CSCM, CSISE, CIBN, CWL) and faculty directing the Career/Analytics Spine, LifeVest Summer Program, and VITA ProgramAudit COB website to ensure currency and accuracy; gain familiarity with COB academic degree programs Support the Dean, Associate Dean, Department Chairs, faculty and staff; serve on University committees, work groups, and institutional projects as appropriate
While a Master’s degree in Business, Education, Counseling, or a related field is preferred, a bachelor’s degree with the relevant work experience will be considered. Experience with entrepreneurship and innovation programs preferred.
Bachelors degree required.Five (5) years experience with facilities management or higher education administration required.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Bachelors degree or equivalent required.Excellent oral and written communication skills.Demonstrated financial/ budget management skills.Thorough understanding and operational abilities with Microsoft Office 365 and focus on Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Teams.Substantial understanding or prior experience managing shared calendars and/or resources, such as conference rooms.Effective organizational, time management, and project management practicesProven teamwork and multitasking abilities.Demonstrated ability to prioritize assignments and deadlines and to work independently.Knowledge of higher education or entrepreneurship/ innovation center operation and administration.
Conditions of Employment
Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Clayton State University, as determined by Clayton State University in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test.
Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Clayton State University is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution. It is the policy of the University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to race, color, national or ethnical origin, age, disability, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status as required by applicable state and federal laws (including Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, Sections 503, and 504, AREA, ADA, E.O. 11246, and Rev. Proc. 75-50). Clayton State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution. For questions or more detailed information regarding this policy please contact the Clayton State University Office of Human Resources at (678) 466-4230. Individuals requiring disability related accommodations for participation in any event or to obtain print materials in an alternative format, please contact the Disability Resource Center at: (678) 466-5445.