Center for Creativity - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (19009076)
The Center for Creativity at the University of Pittsburgh fosters connections between and among members of the University community whose scholarly efforts and passions are rooted in "making stuff - making stories, pictures, music, scenes, statements, apps, messes, etc." through a range of creative spaces. The Center for Creativity is seeking a Manager of Operations, responsible for assisting the Director of the Center for Creativity in establishing and managing sustainable programs, operations, and communications that support and promote the growth of a culture that fosters collaboration and creativity in a variety of forms and that emulates the University's commitment to providing students, faculty, staff, and the immediate and broader University community a rich, academic experience.
The Manager is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Center for Creativity and its "spokes," or creative spaces; operations includes management of the spokes' usage, equipment, programs, communications, and events, and particularly their budgets, personnel, policies and guidelines, and other relevant functions. The Manager will advise the Director and other key stakeholders regarding the development and implementation of the Center's vision, culture, and objectives. As well, the Manager will assist in the development and implementation of strategies to grow and promote the Center to relevant audiences within and beyond the University. Other responsibilities include marketing (social media), project management, policy and process/procedure development, and data analysis and reporting.
Candidates demonstrating a background in producing and/or understanding the production of creative work (e.g. art, poetry, music, letterpress and book arts, dance, theater, etc.), or working in a creative environment are strongly preferred. A successful candidate should exhibit exceptional interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with multiple and diverse internal and external contacts; strong analytical and organizational skills as well as the ability to operate efficiently in a fast-paced environment; demonstrated ability to utilize independent discretion in sensitive situations.
Bachelor's degree and 2-3 years of experience working in an administrative capacity with an emphasis on personnel, budgetary, and operations management as well as supervision is required. Alternative degree and significant relevant experience may be substituted for degree requirement. Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite programs is required. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity, and diversity. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled.
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Job Classification: Staff.Administrator.III
Minimum Education Level Required: Baccalaureate
Minimum Experience Level Required: 2-3 years experience
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday
Hiring Range: $35,100.00 - $56,784.00
Relocation Offered: No
Visa Sponsorship Provided: No
Background Check: For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances: Not Applicable
Required Documents: Resume, Cover Letter
Internal Number: 19009076
About University of Pittsburgh
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.