Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
Location: Bloomington, Indiana,
Internal Number: 304513
DISTRIBUTION & LOGICAL SERVICE (BA-DALS-IUBLA)
Distribution and Logistical Services is a diverse group of auxiliary enterprises that provide essential services to students, faculty, and staff, in support of the university's academic mission on the Bloomington campus. We use innovative and sustainable business practices to provide excellent customer service, convenience, and value to the entire university community. Distribution and Logistical Services encompasses Document Services, Campus Mail, Warehouse and Surplus Stores.
Provides highest level of operational leadership and coordination to a family of related university auxiliary enterprises including Document Services, Campus Mail, Warehouse and Surplus Stores. Supplies dynamic leadership and strategic vision to ensure that these departments achieve their missions and objectives, including employee performance and productivity, product quality, service excellence, competitive pricing, adherence to budgets, and financial success. Develops, implements, directs, and evaluates the strategic, business, and operational plans for these departments. Responsible for the implementation of new protocols/procedures that offer forward-thing business solutions.
Department Specific Responsibilities:
Manages the day-to-day production operations of the offset and digital printing departments including scheduling, estimating, production planning and work assignments to satisfy all customer job requirements and expectations, serving as the primary technical advisor to customers and to internal customer service staff.
Reviews quality and service performance levels for all products and services in each department.
Analyzes equipment needs in conjunction with market direction; research new technology equipment; acquire equipment that increases performance levels and decreases production costs and is consistent with emerging technology and market direction.
Manages all internal department training programs, i.e., OSHA, EPA, sustainability, health and safety.
Provides highest level of operational leadership and coordination of assigned staff members to define program methodologies and standards; provides direction and guidance on high priority program operations/projects/initiatives.
Establishes short-term business plans and long-term operational objectives, including managing program timelines/deliverables and developing resource plans for multi-project/multi-phase program initiatives.
Conducts a variety of personnel actions to include, but not limited to hiring, promotion, performance management, and dismissal.
Manages high level assignments and allocation of resources, including negotiating and coordinating initiatives that involve staff in other departments/areas/teams; may coordinate large-scale programs with a wide audience in support of academic initiatives.
Makes budgetary recommendations/proposals based on resource needs and ensures cost containment.
Researches and stays up to date on new industry program standards, subject matter experts, best practices, and strategic marketing; responsible for the implementation of new protocols/procedures to address business needs.
Works collaboratively with other unit leaders, volunteers, students and/or faculty experts across departments in recommending standards, best practices, and related policies/procedures.
Prepares management reports and summaries for senior administration, executive, steering and advisory committees; acts as advisor to executive committees; serves on various university committees, communities of practice, and task forces related to program development, educational initiatives, and institutional priorities.
Bachelor's degree In related field
4 years Relevant experience
1 year of management experience
Substantial operational and managerial experience in printing and mailing operations.
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered
Proficient communication skills
Maintains a high degree of professionalism
Demonstrates time management and priority setting skills
Excellent organizational skills
Excellent collaboration and team building skills
Effectively coaches and delivers constructive feedback
Instills commitment to organizational goals
Effective conflict management skills
Demonstrates a high commitment to quality
Demonstrates excellent judgment and decision-making skills
Builds and manages effective teams
Knowledge of both Macintosh and Windows platforms, associated business and graphic design software, as well as workflow systems
Knowledge and understanding of digital and offset printing and binding equipment and operations, as well as addressing and mailing, and the industry standards for those operations.
Working Conditions / Demands
This role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.
For full-time staff employees, Indiana University offers a wide array of benefits including:
Multiple plan options for medical insurance
Health Savings Account with generous IU contribution
Life insurance, LTD, and AD&D options
Base retirement plan contribution from IU, subject to vesting
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.
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New employees will be provided with information regarding Indiana University's COVID-19 vaccine policy, which includes the opportunity to request an exemption. To learn more, view our COVID-19 vaccine information page.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator.See Indiana University's Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information.
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About Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
IUPUI, a partnership between Indiana and Purdue universities, is Indiana’s urban research and academic health sciences campus.IUPUI’s mission is to advance the state of Indiana and the intellectual growth of its citizens to the highest levels nationally and internationally through research and creative activity, teaching and learning, and civic engagement.By offering a distinctive range of bachelor’s, master’s, professional, and Ph.D. degrees, IUPUI promotes the educational, cultural, and economic development of central Indiana and beyond through innovative collaborations, external partnerships, and a strong commitment to diversity.