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About the Unit
About the Unit The Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago (EPIC) is seeking a hyper-organized self-starter to be our Operations and Events Manager. The Operations and Events Manager will sit at the heart of EPIC's day-to-day operations, serving as a key face of the organization to faculty, guests, vendors, and university staff. This position has an exciting variety of responsibilities, from ensuring the office is run smoothly and professionally to managing travel and financial logistics and helping to deliver public and private events. This is an ideal position for an independent person who enjoys working on multiple projects simultaneously in a collegial, fast-paced environment. The Energy Policy Institute at Chicago (EPIC) is an interdisciplinary research and training institute focused on the economic and social consequences of energy policies. Established in June 2011, EPIC is a joint initiative of the Booth School of Business, The Harris School of Public Policy, the Law School, and the Social Sciences Division. EPIC strives to marry world-class research and data analysis with comprehensive outreach and engagement in order to translate knowledge into impact.
Administration & Management
Responsible for planning, directing, coordinating and managing daily operations individual organization units, clinical research facilities, centers or academic departments. Responsibilities are diverse and general in nature and may reflect more than one functional area.
Career Track and Job Level
Manages the daily operations of an organizational unit within the University, primarily in the areas of financial, events, and support services management. May assist in developing and executing University's business plan. Develops and implements office procedures and policies and ensures compliance. Note that the M4 job level is restricted for Associate Deans (Chief of Staff for administrative units) and will reflect a direct reporting relationship into the Dean or Officer (limit one per unit). Business Administrators who report to the Deputy Dean or an AVP will either be aligned with the M3 job level, M2 job level, or transitioned into their respective functional area (i.e. IT, Communications).
P2: Requires knowledge and experience in own discipline; still acquiring higher-level knowledge and skills. Builds knowledge of the organization, processes and customers. Solves a range of straightforward problems. Analyzes possible solutions using standard procedures. Receives a moderate level of guidance and direction.
The job provides professional support and solves straightforward problems for a broad range of business operations and academic activities. May develop and implement office procedures and policies and ensures compliance. May prepare and monitor the budget for a unit.
Education, Experience, and Certifications
Minimum requirements include a college or university degree in related field.
Minimum requirements include knowledge and skills developed through 2-5 years of work experience in a related job discipline.
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
Depends on Qualifications
Scheduled Weekly Hours
Drug Test Required
Health Screen Required
Motor Vehicle Record Inquiry Required
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