Senior Manager of Business Operations
Faculty of Fine Arts and Communications
MacEwan University inspires students with a powerful combination of academic excellence and personal learning experiences – ours is a connected culture that focuses on learner-centered teaching, and on providing opportunities for students to grow and achieve.
The University provides a transformative education in a creative, collaborative and supportive learning environment. 19,000 full- and part-time students are enrolled in more than 65 programs: four-year undergraduate degrees, applied degrees, university transfer programs and one- and two-year diploma and certificates. Additional offerings include preparation for university and college, English as a Second Language, professional and personal development courses and workshops, corporate training and the Alberta College Conservatory of Music.
The Faculty of Fine Arts and Communications is seeking a Senior Manager of Business Operations. As a member of the Faculty management team, the Senior Manager of Business Operations is accountable for the effective operation of administrative services for the Faculty, which includes providing leadership and direction for academic support services; theatre and box office operations; and an art gallery. The Senior Manager is responsible for providing advice, analysis and information to the Dean regarding operational planning and administration; compliance and reporting requirements; and overall operational effectiveness and efficiency. The Senior Manager works closely with the Dean and Associate Dean to develop strategic plans and to manage and administer fiscal, physical and human resources.
Skills and experience
The successful candidate will have a proven track record of senior management responsibilities in a range of operations; will have superior problem-solving and human resource management skills; and will work well in a collaborative setting. This position requires department budget management experience; and the ability to administer collective agreements and institutional policies effectively. A working knowledge of PeopleSoft or a similar enterprise system would be an advantage. Experience working in a university environment and an appreciation for the arts and arts education is an asset.
Graduate degree in business or management and a minimum of 5 years of experience leading human resources and administrative operations at a senior level. Some equivalencies may be considered.
When you become part of the MacEwan team, you will enjoy a competitive salary, and:
• Generous vacation time
• Secure pension plan
• Excellent benefits package
• Effective recognition and retention programs
• Continuous learning culture
• Opportunities for career growth
How to Apply
Only applications received electronically will be considered. To apply, go to http://www.macewan.ca/careers and select the job posting.
Thank you for your interest in employment with MacEwan University. We will be reviewing all applications to select the candidates whose qualifications and experience most closely meet our needs. Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.
This position is included under the Out of Scope employee policy (D1015).
MacEwan University is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We encourage Indigenous people, persons living with a disability, sexual and gender minorities, women, and members of all minority groups to apply and to self-identify. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
|Salary||Commensurate with education and experience|
|Closing Date||Competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found|
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