Manager Of University Center Operations

Western State College Gunnison , CO 81230

Posted 2 months ago

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Western Colorado University invites applications for the full time position of Manager of University Center Operations. The position reports to the Director of University Center Operations.

Duties: The Manager of University Center Operations will assist the Director in providing leadership and supervision in the University Center Operations department.

The Manager is responsible for daily office management, which includes requistion/purchasing processes, fiscal management, client relationships and events management. The manager oversees the planning, scheduling, staffing and coordination of all meeting spaces and events in the University Center. The Manager is responsible for the training and supervision of the student work study staff. The Manager will also be involved in programs and assesment within Student Affairs.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree. Computing skills, including Windows, Word, Excel, e-mail, and Internet browsers. Ability to work with a wide diversity of people, excellent communication skills and organizational skills. Ability to work independently and take initiative.

Preferred Qualifications:
Prefer experience in a higher education work environment.

Experience with event management software. Technical skills in AV equipment and setups.

Additional Application Information: Compensation: Salary is $34,000 per year. Position is eligible for an excellent benefits package including health and dental insurance plans with low co-pays and low out of pocket maximums, generous paid time off, a shared contribution retirement plan and tuition benefits.

Application Procedure: Apply online at Required attachments for online application include letter of application addressed to Svea Whiting, Director of University Center Operations, resume, transcripts and contact information for 3 references.

Contact the search committee chair with position specific questions: .

Review of applications will begin April 15, 2019 and will continue until a successful candidate is hired.

Western is a residential, public university with an enrollment of 3000 students who come from across Colorado and all fifty states. Faculty members share a strong commitment to personalized education with the liberal arts as its core.

They are student-oriented, collegial, energetic, and engaged in the campus and community. The curriculum provides flexibility where experiential learning and interdisciplinary approaches are valued. Western supports diversity, equity, and inclusivity of all types including ability (physical, mental), social class, racial/ethnic, linguistic, religion, sexual orientation, age, experience, gender, and cultural.

Please see our diversity statement, and our DEII Committee charge. The University is located in Gunnison, Colorado, a rural community 200 miles southwest of Denver. At an elevation of 7,700 feet in the southern Rocky Mountains, the Gunnison Valley provides exceptional year-round outdoor recreational opportunities.

Professionals have chosen Western because of the quality of life combined with rewarding careers. Visit to learn more about the university.

Western Colorado University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse, equitable and inclusive campus.

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Manager Of University Center Operations

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