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Administrative Operations Manager II (Safford, AZ)

The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, 85724
Administrative Assistants

Posting Number: req17603

Department: Steward Observatory

Location: Outside of Tucson

Address: Safford, AZ USA

Position Highlights

Plans, directs and monitors daily operations of one or more academic or administrative units. May have responsibilities that include facilities and compliance. Reviews and approves the acquisition and allocation of capital equipment and space to meet short- and long-term goals. Plans and manages budget.

This position will allow for a flexible schedule.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities

  • Manages the daily operation of MGIO operations, responsible for a large work unit including hiring, training, scheduling, feedback, evaluations, payroll and disciplinary processes. Develops and implements policies, procedures, processes and training /operations manuals. Provides guidance to employees, colleagues and/or customers.
  • Provides program analysis, problem solving, management and overall department planning and consulting. Responsible for a budget (including grant and contracts) of $10M - $20M. Partners with other functional areas and leadership for needs assessment, process improvements, recommended solutions and implementation of programs/initiatives. Maintains and communicates standards to be used for all solutions/systems.
  • Adapts departmental plans or priorities to address resource and operational challenges; establishes and influences operating policies and contributes to policy/program development. Partners closely with college administrators and other leaders to execute mission and strategy.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent advanced learning attained through professional level experience required.
  • Minimum of 5 years of related work experience, including 2 years of managerial experience, or equivalent combination of education and work experience.

FLSA: Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 40

Job FTE: 1

Work Calendar: Fiscal

Job Category: Organizational Administration

Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay: $65,687+ DOE

Compensation Type: salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)



Career Stream and Level


Job Family

Administrative Operations

Job Function

Organizational Administration

Type of criminal background check required: Fingerprint criminal background check (security sensitive due to job duties)

Number of Vacancies: 1

Contact Information for Candidates

Eric Buckley

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Resume

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As a Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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