Albany State University is a fully accredited senior unit of the University System of Georgia. Employees receive benefits provided by the University System of Georgia, including, but not limited to, hospital and major medical insurance, group life insurance, participation in the Georgia Teachers' Retirement System, Optional Retirement Plan (Faculty and exempt employees only), Social Security and Tuition Remission after six months of employment.
Posting Number: 0600253
Position Category: Admin Specialist/Coordinator
Job Title: Operations Specialist
Position Code: 00325X
Position Type: Staff
Department: College of Business
Nature of Work: Assist in developing programs and growing the center for Advanced Logistics Management (CALM)-presently funded through a cooperative agreement with the United States Marine Corps (USMC). Serve as program support to the CALM Executive Director and provides operational support for the CALM effort. Maintain and grow partnerships with military, industry, trade associations and academia to promote and advance the vision, mission, goals and driving principles established for the Center. In close coordination with external stakeholders (e.g., USMC customer), plan and execute workshops, seminars and conference in the furtherance of the CALM effort.
Training and Experience: Masters degree required. Terminal degree (e.g., Ph.D., DBA) is desirable, but not required. Formal degree or significant training and coursework in logistics, operations, supply chain management, or related area is desirable, but not required.
Experience teaching in higher education or training in relevant corporate settings highly desired.
Experience managing diverse project teams to accomplish complex tasks highly desired.
Ability to effectively communicate in military, industry, and academic settings.
Knowledge of military logistics and supply chain concepts, terminology, and practices.
Ability to effectively manage project performance including budget, schedule, and technical aspects.
Performance that meets and exceeds the requirements of project activities.
Illustrative Examples of Work: Maintain and grow corporate relationships, leads and actively manages student projects and internships with Center cooperate partners. Supports other Center activities, such as planning and executing an annual Global Supply Chain conference. Oversees and expands a network of corporate and government internships, cooperative assignments and permanent employment opportunities for students, alumni and for faculty as appropriate. Works with Center partners to identify value creation opportunities for student projects that will have specific assessment metrics. Gathers and maintains knowledge of current student skill sets and monitors application of same to Center project needs. Promotes Capstone exercises as an academic strategy to guide student project teams through problem definition issue identification and development of project and work plans to prepare students for real-world problem solving. Teaches effectively a broad range of potential supply chain and operations/logistics courses. Participates in the development and establishment of training seminars and certificate programs for non-traditional students including a proposed logistics academy. Performs other duties, as required.
Posting Date: 12-05-2012
(Screening of applications will begin at date shown and will continue until the position is filled.) Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Funding Source: Other
Number of Openings: 1
If Other, please denote the Name of a Grant: CALM
Fringe Benefits: Yes
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Facts About the Institution: Albany State University is a fully accredited senior unit of the University System of Georgia. Employees receive benefits provided by the University System of Georgia, including, but not limited to, hospital and major medical insurance, group life insurance, participation in the Georgia Teachers' Retirement System, Optional Retirement Plan (Faculty and exempt employees only), Social Security and Tuition Remission after six months of employment.
Optional Applicant Documents: Cover Letter
Unofficial Transcript 1
Unofficial Transcript 2
Required Applicant Documents: Curriculum Vitae
Application Types Accepted: Staff Employment Application