Oregon State University – Cascades is seeking an Operations Manager. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, professional faculty position.
The Operations Manager position is located in Facilities & Operations at OSU-Cascades in Bend. Facilities & Operations supports the OSU-Cascades campus with services including construction, maintenance, custodial services, mail services, transportation, ID cards and access control. The Operations Manager is responsible for developing, planning, directing, coordinating, and evaluating the administrative, personnel, business, and fiscal functions for the Mail & ID Center. The position has advisory, budgetary, managerial, and supervisory duties and responsibility for independent decision making regarding the daily administrative operations of the Mail & ID Center. The duties of this position include collaborating with the Director of Facilities and Operations in formulating strategic planning and short-term/long-term goal setting for the department.
OSU-Cascades, located in Bend, Oregon, is a branch campus of Oregon State University with over 1,250 students in undergraduate, masters and doctoral programs. Originally established in 2001, the campus expanded to a four-year university in 2015 and opened a new 10-acre campus in fall 2016. Expanding again in 2021, the campus is now 50-acres and 235,000sf of academic, student life and residential facilities. OSU plans continued expansion of this culturally diverse and community-centric educational environment.
Typically requires 3 years of experience performing trade-specific work. 1 year of experience providing supervision or lead work of facilities and operational employees. May require certification or licensure.
A bachelor's degree in business, communications, administration, computer science or a similar field relevant to campus operations.
Three years of experience performing similar functions to those described above in position duties.
One year of experience providing supervision or lead work of employees performing customer service and logistics functions similar to those described above in position duties.
Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
Exceptional organizational skills.
Demonstrated strong oral and written communication skills which includes the ability to articulate complex or technical information and interpret rules and regulations.
Ability to successfully manage internal and external communications during times of crisis and/or unrest.
Experience with spreadsheets and database management.
High attention to detail.
Ability to successfully manage strict deadlines and prioritize tasks in emergency and/or time sensitive situations.
Prior experience in a highly challenging and fast-paced environment.
Ability to work independently and direct others.
Demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity – competency and/or experience working with people from various backgrounds and cultures.
This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal History Check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in Youth Programs may have additional Criminal History Checks every 24 months.
This position requires driving a University vehicle or a personal vehicle on behalf of the University; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Motor Vehicle History Check, possess and maintain a current, valid driver's license in their state of residence, be determined to be position qualified and self-report convictions as per OSU Standard 576-056-0000 et seq.
Normal work hours are 8am to 5pm, Monday through Friday. Duties of this position will require the Operations Manager to perform work in a variety of conditions, both indoors and outdoors. The Operations Manager will be expected to be available to respond to emergencies and for special event support.
The Operations Manager must be able to:
Lift up to 10 pounds
Use hand tools and light power tools
Drive a state-owned vehicle
Work in harsh weather conditions, including, but not limited to: snow, ice, rain, wind, and heat
This position is designated as essential, and the incumbent may be expected to report to work during inclement weather, emergency and other University work curtailments or closures.
Additional Salary Information: Starting salary is anticipated to be approximately $48,372 - $56,124 and will be commensurate with skills, education, and experience.
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