• Operations Manager

    Job Locations US-MN-St. Paul
    Posted Date 1 month ago(11/15/2018 2:21 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-1092
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Student Affairs
  • Overview

    Macalester College seeks to hire a Operations Manager to join the Campus Activities and Operations team. The Operations Manager will be responsible for assisting with technical event setups, administering operational procedures, and monitoring evening and weekend activities in the campus center as needed,

     

    Standard working hours for this position are:

    Tuesday – Saturday 11:30 am – 8:00 pm during the academic year

    Evening and weekend hours required when event coverage is required.

    Responsibilities

    • Monitor facility use to ensure adherence to established policies and procedures
    • Operate and maintain technical systems
    • Point of contact at large events, as needed
    • Ensure events are provided with requested facility setup prior to scheduled start time
    • Responsible for evening and weekend activities and building operations of the Campus Center, Hill Ballroom, and other campus facilities
    • Assist in managing Student Event Manager staff
    • Establish rapport and maintain communication with diverse facility users to ensure all needs are met
    • Other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    • 1-3 years of experience in special event management in a multi-purpose facility
    • Ability to troubleshoot technical systems (AV, computer, etc.)
    • Previous experience working with audio-visual operations including sound, lights, computers, and data projection systems
    • Ability to work independently and perform job duties with minimal supervision
    • Ability to communicate professional and effectively with a diverse group of individuals
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Ability to explain technical terms and concepts to end users
    • Ability to supervise student employees
    • Bachelor’s degree in education, business, hotel/hospitality management, or related field required
    • Master’s degree in higher education or related field, preferred

     

    Application Guidelines

    For best consideration, please submit your cover letter and resume as one PDF through the Macalester Employment Opportunities webpage by December 6, 2018.  Review of applications will begin immediately. All inquiries about this position should be directed to:

     

    Ashley Ellingson

    Talent Acquisition Manager

    aellings@macalester.edu

     

    Macalester is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from everyone who would add richness to our community, including people of color, individuals with disabilities and women. Candidates of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

    Institutional Overview

    Since its founding in 1874, Macalester has provided students with the inspiration, insight, and experience to become successful and ethical leaders. Located in St. Paul, Minnesota, Macalester enrolls nearly 2,100 students who come from virtually every state and 91 countries. Macalester is committed to being a preeminent liberal arts college known for its high standards of scholarship and its special emphases on internationalism, multiculturalism, and service to society.

     

    Macalester is proud of its longstanding commitment to social justice and creating a safe environment for all people regardless of sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship status, gender, religion, age, or ability. Macalester is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from everyone who would add richness to our community, including people of color, individuals with disabilities and women.

     

    Benefits

    Macalester employees enjoy a fantastic benefits package and working environment that is second to none. Please visit http://www.macalester.edu/employmentservices/benefits/ for more information about benefits at Macalester College.