Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit The College of Health and Human Services (CHHS) is an interdisciplinary and integrated academic unit that includes three professional schools: the School of Nursing, the School of Social Work, and the School of Health and Applied Human Sciences.
The CHHS Business Core Services Team (BCST) provides centralized financial, human resources, event management, facility management, systems training and support, and reporting services to all CHHS units. CHHS has a permanent operating budget of approximately $22M, approximately 175 permanent employees, and nearly 5,000 students.
University Information The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to the integration of teaching, mentoring, research and service. Widely acknowledged for its world-class faculty and staff and continuously recognized at a national level for scholarly excellence and affordability, UNCW offers a powerful academic experience that stimulates creative inquiry and critical thinking and a community rich in diversity, inclusion and global perspectives.
A public institution with nearly 18,000 students, UNCW offers a full range of baccalaureate- and graduate-level programs, as well as doctoral degrees in educational leadership, marine biology, nursing practice and psychology; and many distance learning options, including clinical research, an accelerated RN-to-BSN program, an Executive M.B.A. program structured for working professionals, and the nation’s only bachelor’s degree program focused on coastal engineering.
The university’s efforts to advance research and scholarly activities have earned UNCW the elevated designation of “Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity” institution (R2 University) by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.
UNCW has been part of the University of North Carolina System since 1969.
Brief Summary of Work for this Position This position is part of the Business Core Services Team within UNCW’s College of Health and Human Services (CHHS). The Director of Operations reports to the Assistant Dean for Administration and Resource Management and manages the daily operations, events, facility management, and space planning for the college.
This individual is responsible for:
Overseeing daily operations including facility management and all non-academic course scheduling in buildings utilized and occupied by CHHS
Ensuring appropriate planning, execution, and reporting of events sponsored by CHHS or held in locations managed by CHHS
Creating, prioritizing, and communicating work orders for maintenance, repairs, and minor remodeling and renovation projects
Managing all capital asset, fixed asset, and equipment planning, tracking, and reporting for the college
Working closely with UNCW’s office of Facilities, Information Technology Services (ITS), Space Planning, Environmental Health & Safety, and Enterprise Risk Management as well as working with campus partners in shared buildings
Coordinating space management with appropriate university offices and committees
Managing CHHS’s continuity of operations planning and the execution of the plan
Directly supervising two coordinators and indirectly supervising up to 15 student workers
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Bachelor’s degree in business, facility management, communications or related field or equivalent combination of training and experience
Two years of professional experience in facility management, special event programming, or related field
Two years of supervisory experience
Strong oral and written communication skills
Excellent customer service skills
Preferred education, professional skills and experience
Preference will be given to candidates with experience:
Working in higher education, especially in event/conference management or facility management
Working in large or complex environments with multiple stakeholder groups
Developing student employees
Providing basic support for computers, technology, and/or audio/visual equipment
Using space scheduling and event management software
Special Notes to Applicants PLEASE NOTE: This posting will close at 11:59PM on the posted closing date. To receive full consideration, please be sure you have fully completed the entire application before you apply for this position. Failure to answer all required questions will cause the system to disqualify your application.
For more info/to apply visit http://jobs.uncw.edu Applications must be submitted through the online application system to be considered.
You will be required to attach a cover letter and resume to successfully apply for this position. To receive full consideration, please be sure you have completed the ‘Work History’ section of the application before you apply for this position.
This position is being recruited at the Journey level. If no applicants apply who meet the required competency and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.
EEO Statement At the University of North Carolina at Wilmington (UNCW), our culture reflects our values of inclusion, diversity, globalization, ethics and integrity and innovation and we are committed to providing equality of educational and employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, sex (such as gender, gender identity, marital status, childbirth, and pregnancy), age, color, national origin (including ethnicity), religion, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran status, military service member status, genetic information, or relationship to other university constituents – except where sex, age, or ability represent bona fide educational or occupational qualifications or where marital status is a statutorily established eligibility criterion for State funded employee benefit programs. UNCW believes that embracing the unique contributions of our faculty, staff and students is critical to our success and paramount in being recognized for our global mindset.