The McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia is regarded as one of the nation's finest business schools, offering world-class programs at both the undergraduate and graduate level. With a commitment to excellence, an innovative spirit, an integrative perspective, an appreciation of the globalization of business, and a strong sense of community, the School's vision is to develop students into leaders who successfully live, work, compete, and contribute in the new global reality.
The McIntire School of Commerce seeks a Director of Operations and Data who will serve the Commerce Career & Corporate Engagement team by overseeing the following areas: administration; event planning and logistics; destinations data collection and reporting; communications and marketing; technical system support; and accounting/budgeting. They will be an integral part of the team, helping to streamline processes and providing strong communication to the team, students, faculty, staff and McIntire constituents. The Director of Operations and Data will help promote efficiency and effectiveness throughout the team by timely and scheduled outreach to team members and school data-collection representatives, and create metrics to ensure efficiencies.
Oversee all operations and administrative functions of CCCE office to ensure seamless flow of work and services, with the assistance of the Programs Coordinator and Career Services Associate
Supervise administrative, logistical and event support for all career development programs, in collaboration with the CCCE Coaching team
Manage administrative, logistical and event support for all recruiting-related programs, in collaboration with the CCCE Employer Relations team
Partner with peer institutions to share best practices, cutting-edge delivery of services and resources
Oversee collection of all destinations information from current students and recent graduates
Provide strategic framework for collection of destinations information to CCCE team and ensure appropriate collection throughout year
Oversee all office communications to McIntire students, employers, faculty, staff and other constituents based on team-approved strategy
Assist technology leads on team and school to ensure resources and services are delivered using best practices; identify and implement new technologies that can improve the staff, student and/or employer experience
Work with Associate Dean for Career Services and Employer Relations and McIntire business office to track budget expenditures and provide periodic and annual budget reports
Applicants must possess one of the following:
- Bachelor’s Degree with four years of related work experience in higher education.
- Master’s Degree with one year of related work experience in higher education.
- Eight years of related work experience higher education.
Demonstrated management and leadership skills to motivate professional and administrative staff
Strong oral and written, and interpersonal skills
Ability to gather, synthesize and present data and information for decision makers; experience with reporting and documentation of policies and procedures
High degree of professionalism; ability to handle confidential and sensitive issues with tact and discretion
Previous experience in strategic data initiatives and business intelligence
Preference will be given to applicants with 8 or more years of experience and/or at least 2 years of supervisory experience
Knowledge of various office and CRM platforms including MS Office, Salesforce, Handshake, Qualtrics is highly desirable