Operations Manager

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Work type: Non-Classified/Professional
Location: Boise, ID
Categories: Administration and Business Operations, Finance, Data Analysis

About Us:

Boise State University, powered by creativity and innovation, stands uniquely positioned in the Northwest as a metropolitan research university of distinction. Learn more about Boise State and the City of Boise at https://www.boisestate.edu/about/

Boise State University is building an inclusive community of faculty and staff whose unique skills, cultural contributions, work history, and perspectives create a rich and rewarding academic experience for our students. Research demonstrates that people thrive when they feel welcome, respected, and inspired. We seek applicants who are committed to helping us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community. Applications from members of historically marginalized groups, including women, BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color), those with disabilities, members of the LGBTQ+ community, those who have served in the military, and members of other underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged.

Job Summary/Basic Function:

Supports the Institute for Inclusive and Transformative Scholarship (IFITS) through the use of
data and university reports and systems. Responsible for promoting the full use of various
systems in order to improve the efficiency and impact of all IFITS operations and programming.

Level Scope:

Fully competent and productive professional contributor who applies acquired job skills, policies, and procedures to complete substantive assignments/projects/tasks of moderate scope and complexity. Works independently with general supervision; exercises judgment within defined guidelines and practices to determine appropriate action. May provide guidance and assistance to entry level professionals and/or support employees.

Essential Functions:

60% of Time the Operations Manager must:
● Create queries to gather, clean, validate, merge and maintain data sets from multiple sources, ensuring the data is secure and appropriate precautions are taken to maintain privacy. Develop technical solutions to business problems and contribute to and support the development of a data-driven decision making culture.
● Develop and maintain positive, collaborative, respect-based relationships with co-workers, clients, and stakeholders both internal and external.
● Flexibility in adapting to a fast-changing environment to meet the needs of the department and priorities of the university. Work with supervisor to develop a professional development plan with annual goals to accomplish the plan. Actively pursue excellence, effectiveness, and efficiency.

35% of the time:

• Develop and manage an office-wide planning calendar for all of IFITS events and other repeating initiatives
• Support IFITS staff in all events programming needs – including ordering supplies, sending communications, and making necessary reservations, etc.
• Manage the IFITS office facilities including communication with campus facilities as needed
• Be an active member of the small but mighty IFITS team, contributing ideas and efforts to all of the office activities and initiatives

5% Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

● Strong attention to detail
● Experience in training others
● Advanced computer skills
● Ability to effectively work and communicate with a diverse group of faculty, staff, and students.

Minimum Qualifications:

● Bachelor’s degree and 2 years of experience

Preferred Qualifications:

● Experience in higher education
● Accounting or other financial work experience
● Experience building and nurturing relationships both within an office and across units
● Ability to both work independently and collaboratively
● Strong written and oral communication skills

Salary and Benefits:

Salary $52,000/yr. Boise State University is committed to offering a benefits package that provides health and financial protection plans as well as resources to promote health and well-being. Our program provides flexibility so you can choose the benefits that are right for you and your family. Learn more about our benefit options at https://www.boisestate.edu/hrs/benefits/.

Required Application Materials:

Cover Letter, Resume, Names and contact info for three references. 

Preference will be given to applicants who submit their materials by July 6, 2022. 



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Boise State University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Boise State University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans. As a federal contractor, the University will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. View Boise State's complete Pay Transparency Policy Statement. If you require an accommodation to complete this application, please contact Human Resources at 208-426-1616
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