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Operations Coordinator (7120)

American University
District of Columbia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 18, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Academic Administration, Faculty Affairs, Other Academic Affairs, Business & Administrative Affairs, Business & Administrative Support, Deans
Employment Type
Full Time
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This position directly assists the OIT leadership team in the financial, personnel, and contractual administration of the Office to help ensure all University requirements for accurate and efficient management are accomplished; assesses the role of the Office within the University community for better customer support, and maintains a database for all Information Technology Assets (workstations, software licenses) to ensure an accurate and complete record keeping for the projects related to this task. This job requires self-direction and minimal supervision.

Work Environment
  • This position reports directly to the Associate Chief Information Officer.
  • This position is the primary staff liaison within the unit for procuremen t, personnel, and timekeeping budget. administration, and service contract management.
  • This position may on occasion coordinate and supervise part-time or temporary help for office and executive administration assistance.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
  • Full Time
  • Coordinator/Analyst B
  • Non-Exempt
Required Education and Experience
  • Associates degree or higher in Business or equivalent in training and/or experience.
  • Three years of progressively responsible and independent experience carrying out administrative and financial management duties in a complex office environment, preferably in computing.
  • Computer experience required including demonstrated skill in word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications.
  • Good interpersonal, oral, and written skills and ability to maintain a "service" orientation.
Preferred Education and Experience
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks, meet deadlines, maintain accuracy, and learn new applications quickly in an ever-changing computer environment.
  • Willingness to participate in self-improvement courses.
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
  • Hiring offers for this position are contingent on successful completion of a background check.
  • To ensure the health and safety of our community AU requires COVID-19 vaccinations for faculty and staff. Click here to learn more about our health and safety directive .

AU offers a competitive benefits package including a 200% matching retirement plan, tuition benefits for full-time staff and their families, several leadership development certificates, and has been recognized by the American Heart Association as a fit-friendly worksite.Click here to learn about American University's unique benefit options .

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American University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution that operates in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, personal appearance, gender identity and expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, source of income, veteran status, an individual’s genetic information or any other bases under federal or local laws (collectively "Protected Bases") in its programs and activities.

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