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Contact:Oklahoma State University
City:Stillwater, OK


This position serves an integral role in strategic planning for the Operations area of the department. It reports to the Associate Director for Operations and is responsible for day-to-day operations of the Housing and Residential Life Facilities Management Office. This includes, but is not limited to, fielding inquiries from residents and/or families, coordinating summer maintenance with OSU Facilities Management, providing overall coordination with contracted housekeeping company, vendors, and other service providers. Assists the Associate Director with strategic planning, including development and implementation of five year facility planning and on-going renovations. The position is the immediate supervisor of the full-time staff in the Facilities Management, and the indirect supervision of the Facilities Student Support Crew. The position also participates in the recruitment, selection and training of student staff as well as providing training and oversight to the professional staff and graduate student staff for the department. There will be many times throughout the year when the Operations Manager will be expected to work evenings and weekends.   Required qualifications:  Bachelor's degree in business or a related field and five years related experience. Candidates must have an understanding and commitment to the objectives of higher education; ability to work cooperatively with University students and staff; proven developed communication skills in writing and speaking; and evidence of leadership ability. Demonstrated expertise with staff supervision is required. Progressively responsible positions of leadership with a minimum of one year of supervision experiences. One year experience with event planning, meeting coordination, and other hospitality services. Evidence of sensitivity to/and understanding of diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic background is essential. The candidate should possess an entrepreneurial spirit, superior attention to detail, skills in working with a diverse group of people, ability to work collaboratively, and the ability to present a professional public image. Candidate should possess strong computer skills including but not limited to: email, Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point.  Knowledge of StarRez and Roompact is preferred, but not required. Certifications, Registrations, or Licenses Please list any certifications, registrations, or licenses required as a prerequisite of employment. Preferred qualifications: Master's in Hotel & Restaurant Management, Public Administration, Construction Management. With knowledge of conference housing and assessment/retention strategies. Apply online at For assistance with the on-line application process or to request an accommodation to enable application, contact OSU Human Resources, 106 Whitehurst, Stillwater, OK 74078 or call 405-744-7401. Oklahoma State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/E-verify employer committed to diversity and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or other protected category. OSU is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans for its openings. OSU 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. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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