Manages a wide variety of projects to support Campus and Student Life broadly, with a particular emphasis on the Office of the Dean of Students in the University and UChicago Student Wellness.
Manages the day-to-day operations of the Campus and Student Life office in the Behar Family House at 5711 S. Woodlawn.
Supervises and manages the Program Coordinator and Human Resources and Office Coordinator, who provide support across the Office of Dean of Students in the University, to ensure all duties and responsibilities are executed timely and accurately. Serves as back-up when needed.
Collaborates with the Communications Manager for Campus and Student Life on a variety of communications-related needs for the unit. Serves as back-up for the Communications Manager when needed. Drafts and manages communications and web content, as needed.
Supports a number of operational needs across UChicago Student Wellness, including communications and data analysis. Collaborates with functional leaders in working with students on various operational and/or compliance areas, including student health insurance, student immunizations, and other areas.
Serves on various committees with internal or external stakeholders. Leads committees or task forces, as needed.
Assists leaders in executing CSLâ™s strategic priorities; develops systems to monitor and track progress toward achieving our strategic objectives.
Develops high-quality presentations and supporting materials for a variety of audiences.
Researches, analyzes and synthesizes information; provides reports and make recommendations to leadership.
Prioritizes projects and deadlines; helps manage project flow.
Supports CSLâ™s work with several University-wide committees and boards, including helping to seat students on those bodies and organizing meeting materials or other event details, as necessary.
Assists with risk management, emergency management, and business continuity efforts for CSL. This includes working on emergency management plans, collaborating across departments to identify risks and risk mitigations, and tracking progress.
Is responsible for tracking progress, conducting analysis, as well as preparing for and facilitating project meetings.
Acts as a resource for a project team and provides analytical guidance. Interprets complex project issues and provides analytical guidance to a project team.
Performs other related work as needed.
A minimum of five to seven years of experience in an operational, project management, or similar role.
The preferred candidate will be adept at managing multiple projects simultaneously and will have experience in working with senior leaders.Â
Higher education experience.Â
Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office applications; excellent PowerPoint skills.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to communicate with clarity, tact, and courtesy.
Demonstrated track record of effectively managing a wide variety of projects; ability to meet deadlines and provide timely execution of assigned projects.
Strong research, reporting and data analysis skills.
Strong planning and organizational skills.
Ability to take initiative, solve problems and anticipate challenges before they arise.
Ability to lead individuals and teams.
Strong customer service orientation, the ability to work effectively with a wide variety of constituents, and the ability to work independently without close supervision.
Ability to maintain confidentiality and demonstrate judgment and discretion in the sharing of sensitive information.
CSL is a fast-paced environment and occasionally requires evening and weekend availability.Â
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