Manager of Programs and Operations

Manager of Programs and Operations


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The Center of the American West at CU Boulder encourages applications for a Manager of Programs and Operations! This position will provide high-level budgetary, financial, policy, and operational support to the Center. This position is primarily responsible for oversight and policy related to finance and human resource operations, as well as long-term programs and projects that fulfill the Center’s mission. Working closely with the Faculty Director, this position crafts and implements plans to deliver quality programs to the public as well as university-based engagement and collaboration in support of student success. In line with the Center’s slogan of “turning hindsight into foresight,” the Manager of Programs and Operations works to anticipate challenges on the horizon, collaborating with the Director to implement proactive strategic-planning, creative problem solving, and analysis of policies and procedures.

More often than not, this position permits its occupant to conclude the day with the statement, “Never a dull moment,” having had abundant opportunities to bring out the better angels of human nature, even when those angels are initially keeping a low profile. The mission of the Center rests on a combination of vision with steady practicality, and the Manager of Programs and Operations is the orchestrator of that combination. This position will apply knowledge, and interpret principles, rules, regulations, policies, precedents, and other guidelines specific to the College of Arts and Sciences, the University of Colorado Boulder, and the state of CO.

The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.