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Operations Project and Budget Manager

Company: Lesley University
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

This website is AudioEye enabled and is being optimized for accessibility. To open the AudioEye Toolbar, press "shift + =". Some assistive technologies may require the use of a passthrough function before this keystroke. For more information, activate the button labeled "Explore your accessibility options". Operations Project and Budget Manager - #22-0255 Cambridge , MA Area of Interest Information Technology Position Type Full-time The Opportunity Lesley University is seeking an Operations Project and Budget Manager. Reporting to the Chief Information Office, this position provides project management and ongoing budgetary support for the CIO, Information Technology Department, and Operations areas of the University. Enabling the CIO to effectively lead technology for the university, this position provides timely and accurate financial information for decision making, keeps track of IT and Operations priorities that need leadership attention and managing details of major projects. The qualified candidate will also oversee administrative functions of IT, manages all aspects of major projects, and serves as a liaison for the CIO, IT department, and Operations areas for internal and external constituencies. Qualities and Capabilities The successful candidate will have:

  • Bachelor's degree or commensurate experience required, Master's strongly preferred.
  • 7 years professional experience including project management, administrative support and managing non-salary budgets of at least $1 million. Experience managing capital budgets in addition to operating budgets strongly preferred.
  • Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal and problem-solving skills required. Ability to establish efficient systems and manage and prioritize a significant workload with shifting priorities.
  • Ability to manage multiple, simultaneous projects and deadlines
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others as well as independently
  • Proactive, organized with excellent attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills and experience in a collaborative team environment
  • Demonstrated ability to problem solve with creativity and ingenuity
  • Experience working with confidential information
  • Self-motivated, takes ownership for initiatives and assigned tasks
  • Adept at the use of Colleague (or other SIS), BlackBoard (or other LMS), Microsoft Office; comfortable learning new technologies - particularly Web 2.0 tool
  • Computer Literate in MS Office, Office365 and SharePoint.
  • Strong working knowledge of products and services that are purchased by the IT department. This includes but is not limited to hardware, software, maintenance agreements, consulting and communication carrier services.
  • Strong qualitative and analytic skills Located in the heart of Cambridge, Massachusetts, Lesley University is highly regarded for its graduate and undergraduate programs in the human arts of education, the arts, and applied social sciences. Lesley fosters a highly creative environment in which innovative ideas thrive, theory is integrated with practice and its 6,400 students and 90,000 alumni are empowered to improve and enrich communities.

    We offer a competitive benefits package that includes health, dental, life, and long-term disability insurance. In addition, we offer significant paid time off, a generous retirement plan, and tuition programs that enable employees and their dependents to expand their knowledge and skills.

    Lesley is committed to the ongoing pursuit of strategic diversity initiatives that help to position diversity, equity, and inclusion as fundamental to institutional and academic excellence at Lesley. In doing so, Lesley strives for a campus culture and community that fosters a true sense of belonging for all, provides opportunity for everyone to participate equally and fully in the Lesley experience, and helps to develop each individual's capacity to confidently and competently engage within and across difference. Given an evolving national context and the rapid change in the demographic profile of our country, the University has made a significant commitment to addressing and enhancing its campus climate and diversity capabilities as an institution. Expressing Interest A letter of interest, CV/resume, and a statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion through teaching, professional activity, and/or service must be included for full consideration.At Lesley University we strive for a supportive and equitable environment where people -- regardless of race, physical ability, age, neurodiversity, sexual orientation, gender identity, and other protected personal identities -- can participate equally and fully as their true selves in all aspects of university life. We are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout the fabric of our institution.

Keywords: Lesley University, Cambridge , Operations Project and Budget Manager, Executive , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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