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POSTED: August 21, 2018

Director of Operations

Maria Toyofuku | | 4135424014
Five Colleges, Incorporated
Amherst, MA
Full time
Executive Level Management

Job Title: Director of Operations

Status: Full-time, exempt

Supervisor: Executive Director of Five Colleges, Incorporated

General Description: This is a new position in the Five College Consortium (FCI). The inaugural Director of Operations is expected to work with the Executive Director during a period of transition and evolution for the Consortium, helping to build internal structures, procedures, and policies to support the effective and efficient functioning of Five Colleges, Inc., enhancing the ability of FCI to serve the five constituent campuses. The Director of Operations (DO) is responsible for the smooth day-to-day functioning of Five Colleges, Inc., including overseeing the essential administrative services on which FCI relies, including human resources and the facilities and records of the Consortium. The DO serves as a member of the Executive Director’s leadership team and as assistant treasurer of FCI.

Importance of Diversity to our Educational Mission: Five Colleges, Incorporated and its five associated institutions (Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke and Smith Colleges and the University of Massachusetts Amherst) are committed to supporting and sustaining a diversity of people, backgrounds, experiences, ideas and points of view for the essential contribution this diversity makes to educational missions of our organizations. In support of this commitment Five Colleges requires all of its employees to work cooperatively and effectively with the diversity of people at the colleges (students, faculty members, other employees) and within the organization itself.

Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent Minimum of five to seven years’ post-baccalaureate experience, with increased responsibility over time Experience creating business processes and/or managing institutional change, and a willingness to participate in and contribute to an evolving organization Demonstrated supervisory skills Demonstrated budget management skills Demonstrated skill in using productivity technologies, learning new tools, and incorporating these tools into office practices. Excellent oral and written communication skills Ability to multi-task and to prioritize Ability to represent the Executive Director and FCI with current and potential colleagues, including the judgment to determine when to act independently and when to consult or refer Ability to operate in a rapidly evolving environment while maintaining good humor *Preferred Qualifications:* Post-baccalaureate degree Experience working in higher education Experience working in a non-profit organization Certification or experience in human resources management Education or experience in accounting, finance, or business
Post-baccalaureate degree
Five Colleges, Incorporated is a nonprofit educational corporation established in 1965 to promote the broad educational and cultural objectives of its associated institutions: four private, residential liberal arts colleges (Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Smith Colleges) and the Amherst campus of the state university (UMASS Amherst).