The Operations Coordinator serves as a data analyst and delegate for the Vice President for Finance and Administration. The coordinator takes primary responsibility for preparing and monitoring operating budgets throughout the fiscal year. Preparation of complex, standard and ad-hoc reports related to college-wide initiatives is necessary. The coordinator will also serve as a delegate for the VPFA for campus initiatives by providing project management coordination, and planning support. The coordinator is responsible for managing a calendar of regular collection of key performance indicator data and assuring distribution of information necessary to for timely reporting and data driven decision-making. In this role, the coordinator will serve as a liaison with multiple departments across the campus administrative operations.
The coordinator will also manage a portfolio of several short-term projects simultaneously that require leadership in project planning, implementation and communication.
Principle Duties and responsibilities
Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of University fiscal practices as well as policies and procedures.
Surface issues, frame alternatives trade-offs, identify resource availability and needs
Gather and analyze data to inform decision of campus leadership about planning and implementation of initiatives
Create and communicate fiscal and special project record to assist future administrative decision making
Budgeting and accounting knowledge base
Ability to manage multiple, competing priorities and deadlines
Proactive, self-motivated, analytical, and problem solving. Must possess impeccable attention to detail.
Strong written and verbal communication
Internal Number: 177202
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