The College of Social & Behavioral Sciences and Social Work at Eastern Washington University invites applications for a full time Operations Manager for their Idaho Child Welfare Research and Training Center located in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.
Under general direction, this position will coordinate the day-to-day operations of the Center. Other responsibilities include: provide programmatic support to the Director; manage program data and contract compliance; independently advise staff and the public regarding the Center, its programs and the University; act as liaison to local organizations; coordinate special projects; conduct trainings; and provide technical and administrative support to the Center, as needed.
Position will supervise program support staff in the performance of duties associated with the Center. Position will consult with the Director to devise and implement new procedures, and exercise independent judgment in interpreting and applying center policies, guidelines and procedures.
Screening of applications will begin 11/15/2017. Position is available now. All materials will be held in strict confidence, and references will not be contacted without prior notification to the candidate.
About Eastern Washington University
Eastern is a regional, comprehensive university located in Cheney, 20 minutes from downtown Spokane. In addition to Eastern's Cheney campus, we also offer our Riverpoint campus in Spokane, plus additional teaching/learning centers located in other cities throughout Washington State. Enrollment has reached over 12,000 students. The Cheney-Spokane area is the heart of the Inland Northwest, with excellent restaurants, theater, shopping, skiing, hiking, lakes, a choice of living in a medium-sized city or a small town, and high quality schools and housing.
Eastern Washington University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Eastern Washington University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.
Conditions of Employment
Position is an employee of Eastern Washington University, and will be located in Eastern's program offices in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.
Optional: Contact the Office of Human Resources at 509-359-2381 to obtain a copy of the Essential Functions Analysis which will describe conditions of employment, such as physical and mental demands.
1) Bachelors degree in business administration or other relevant field;
2) Three years full-time relevant experience involving budget and administrative management, including supervisory experience;
3) Advanced computer skills to include Microsoft Office, Apple and other applications and technologies necessary for data access/retrieval and communications; Specific experience with Excel spreadsheets and developing databases.
4) Demonstrated ability to apply a culturally responsive and flexible approach that is supportive to the diverse needs, including universal accessibility, of our students, faculty, staff and the public.
1) Experience in a university or college setting;
2) Direct experience or familiarity with grant writing and/or working within a grant funded program
Other Skills and Abilities:
Required Skills and Abilities:
Be detail-oriented and organized;
Have strong prioritization, time management, and follow-through skills;
Ability to effectively manage multiple priorities, pay attention to detail and produce desired results;
Ability to communicate in a clear and effective manner both orally and in writing;
Ability to work independently and as a member of a team;
Ability to take direction and possess the ability to work independently under general supervision to meet the needs of program;
Ability to collect data and produce reports based on data;
Capacity to effectively address diverse constituencies;
Eastern Washington University is a regional, comprehensive public university located in Cheney, Washington. Home to over 12,000 students, Eastern offers more than 100 fields of studies, nine master’s degrees, one applied doctorate, one educational specialist degree, and 11 graduate certificates. The university offers an exceptional learning environment that offers hands-on, real-world learning op...portunities. Eastern offers a comprehensive liberal arts curriculum, which prepares students to succeed in the competitive job market. Students at Eastern receive a traditional, yet unique college experience.