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Director of Operations

Employer
University of North Carolina at Wilmington
Location
Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
May 3, 2024

Job Details


Posting Details

This position is designated as Exempt from the Human Resources Act ( EHRA ).

Posting Details

​Benefits of Working at UNCW

Want to become a soaring UNCW Seahawk and work at one of the best universities on the East Coast? Want to put your toes in the sand after a day of work? The University of North Carolina Wilmington offers a wonderfully vibrant university community along with a beautiful location just miles from the beach.

Employees of UNCW are provided a comprehensive benefits package as well as other programs, resources, policies, and practices that help to support a work/life balance. Our programs have been designed to provide a variety of choices to best fit your needs and the needs of your family. Full time employees are eligible for dental, vision and health insurance plans. Health insurance benefit plans eligibility begins on the first of the month following date of hire. Retirement plan contributions begin on the eligibility date following election and include employer contributions for either a defined contribution or a defined benefit plan. Optional disability plans are also available.

Full time employees are also eligible for the tuition waiver program which covers the cost of tuition and fees for up to three (3) undergraduate or graduate courses per academic year at UNCW or any other university within the UNC System. In addition, UNCW covers the cost of tuition and fees for one UNCW course each summer session.

As a full time employee, UNCW also offers a free membership to the Campus Recreation Center, free vaccine and booster shots offered on campus, meditation and yoga sessions, voluntary supplemental insurance coverages, pretax flexible spending accounts, 12 paid holidays, 24 hours of paid community service leave time, paid vacation and sick leave accrual and family medical leave after 12 months of continuous service.

We also offer an abundance of training and development programs through our Dare to Learn Academy , and the employee assistance program , many of which are offered free of charge.

Working Title
Director of Operations

External Link to Posting
https://jobs.uncw.edu/postings/32035

Vacancy Number
E1164

Position Number
1032

Location of Workplace
Main UNCW Campus

Home Department
CHHS - Dean's Office - 31500

Division
Academic Affairs - 30 Division

Brief Summary of Work for this Position

This position is part of the Business Core Services Team within UNCW’s College of Health and Human Services ( CHHS ). The Director of Operations reports to the Assistant Dean for Administration and Resource Management and manages the daily operations, events, facility management, and space planning for the College.

This individual is responsible for:
  • Overseeing daily operations including facility management and all non-academic course scheduling in buildings utilized and occupied by CHHS .
  • Ensuring appropriate planning, execution, and reporting of events sponsored by CHHS or held in locations managed by CHHS .
  • Creating, prioritizing, and communicating work orders for maintenance, repairs, and minor remodeling and renovation projects.
  • Managing all capital asset, fixed asset, and equipment planning, tracking, and reporting for the College.
  • Working closely with UNCW’s offices of Facilities, Information Technology Services ( ITS ), Space Planning, Environmental Health & Safety, and Enterprise Risk Management as well as working with campus partners in shared buildings.
  • Coordinating space management with appropriate university offices and committees.
  • Managing CHHS’s continuity of operations and emergency management planning, and the execution of the plan.
  • Directly supervising three coordinators and indirectly supervising up to 25 student workers.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor’s degree and three years of experience in the area of assignment, of which at least one is supervisory or in a lead-worker capacity; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Preferred Education, Knowledge, Skills & Experience

Preference will be given to candidates with experience:
  • Two years of professional experience in facility management, special event programming, or related field
  • Two years of supervisory experience
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Working in higher education, especially in event/conference management or facility management
  • Working in large or complex environments with multiple stakeholder groups
  • Developing student employees
  • Providing basic support for computers, technology, and/or audio/visual equipment
  • Using space scheduling and event management software
Required Certifications or Licensures

Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit

The College of Health and Human Services ( CHHS ) is an interdisciplinary and integrated academic unit that includes three professional schools: the School of Nursing, the School of Social Work, and the School of Health and Applied Human Sciences.

The CHHS Business Core Services Team ( BCST ) provides centralized financial, human resources, event management, facility management, systems training and support, and reporting services to all CHHS units. The CHHS has a permanent operating budget of approximately $22M, approximately 175 permanent employees, and nearly 5,000 students.

College/School Information

University Information

The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to the integration of teaching, mentoring, research and service. Widely acknowledged for its world-class faculty and staff and continuously recognized at a national level for scholarly excellence and affordability, UNCW offers a powerful academic experience that stimulates creative inquiry and critical thinking and a community rich in diversity, inclusion and global perspectives.

A public institution with nearly 18,000 students, UNCW offers a full range of baccalaureate- and graduate-level programs, as well as doctoral degrees in educational leadership, marine biology, nursing practice and psychology; and many distance learning options, including clinical research, an accelerated RN-to- BSN program, an Executive M.B.A. program structured for working professionals, and the nation’s only bachelor’s degree program focused on coastal engineering.

The university’s efforts to advance research and scholarly activities have earned UNCW the elevated designation of “Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity” institution (R2 University) by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.

UNCW has been part of the University of North Carolina System since 1969.

EEO Statement

At the University of North Carolina at Wilmington ( UNCW ), our culture reflects our values of inclusion, diversity, globalization, ethics and integrity and innovation and we are committed to providing equality of educational and employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, sex (such as gender, gender identity, marital status, childbirth, and pregnancy), age, color, national origin (including ethnicity), religion, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran status, military service member status, genetic information, or relationship to other university constituents – except where sex, age, or ability represent bona fide educational or occupational qualifications or where marital status is a statutorily established eligibility criterion for State funded employee benefit programs. UNCW believes that embracing the unique contributions of our faculty, staff and students is critical to our success and paramount in being recognized for our global mindset.

Eligibility for Employment

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. UNC Wilmington participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Number of Openings
Single Incumbent

Special Notes to Applicants

PLEASE NOTE : This posting will close at 11:59PM (Eastern time) on the posted closing date. To receive full consideration, please be sure you have fully completed the entire application, including the ‘Work History’ section before you apply for this position. Applications must be submitted through the online application system to be considered.

Months Per Year
12 Months

FTE
1.0 (40 hours per week)

Type of Position
Permanent

Anticipated Ending Date if Time-Limited Positions

Job Posting Date
05/03/2024

Posting Close Date
05/29/2024
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn of this opportunity with UNCW? (2024)
    • UNCW Website
    • UNCW LinkedIn Page
    • UNCW X Account (formerly Twitter)
    • UNCW Employee Referral
    • UNCW Instagram Account (UNCW_jobs)
    • UNCW Job Alert
    • Chronical of Higher Education
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Glassdoor
    • Higher Ed Jobs
    • Hispanic Outlook
    • Indeed
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • North Carolina Job Network
    • Women in Higher Education
    • Craigslist
    • Career Events/Job Fairs
    • Billboards/Marquee
    • Other
  2. * If you responded 'other' above, please indicate where you learned of the opportunity at UNCW:

    (Open Ended Question)



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