Business Operations Manager, Dean's Office of Administration - McDonough School of Business
Business Operations Coordinator, Dean's Office of Administration - McDonough School of Business
Now more than ever, the world needs global thinkers. Georgetown's McDonough School of Business (MSB) prepares students to hit the ground running in today's international business environment. Through our globally focused curriculum, faculty from around the world, enriching opportunities abroad, and the access only Washington, D.C., can offer, we ensure our students are ready to compete on the global stage.
The Business Operations Manager will be responsible for overseeing the effective functioning of the department's business operations, coordinating a portfolio of projects of institutional importance to the school, and managing the research and reporting function of the department.
The Business Operations Manager organizes business functions of the department that include: human resources administration, office coordination, and budget monitoring; provide direction for appropriate implementation of plans; present ideas, concepts and instructions in a clear manner, and use persuasion and negotiation to build consensus and cooperation; ensure safe practices and environmental consciousness are exhibited in decisions; develop new techniques, concepts, theories, programs or solutions and apply them to complex strategic operating issues; work independently on complex work assignments, review progress and evaluate results and update management as appropriate; and directs and delegates work to the department's Graduate Research Assistants.
The Business Operations Manager will report the Chief of Staff and will be critical to helping the department deliver against its aspiration to create a Dean's Office that is transparent, approachable, responsive, efficient, and excellent in execution. The Business Operations Manager, in coordination with the Special Assistant, will supervise 3 - 4 Graduate Research Assistants.
Requirements and Qualifications
- A Bachelor's degree
- A minimum of 3 years of experience as a project/operations manager or in an executive support function, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
- Enthusiasm, energy, and strong problem solving skills, and an ability to work effectively under pressure
- A high level of professionalism and discretion is a must
- An ability to maintain confidentiality and use good judgment
- An ability to juggle multiple assignments while meeting deadlines
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Demonstrated attention to detail
- A high level of proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite software, database management, social media, and e-mail.
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