Director for Business Operations

Old Dominion University  |  Norfolk, VA

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Job Overview

Posted 3 weeks ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Director for Business Operations

Job Type: Housing/Residence Life
Location: Norfolk, VA
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Public, 4-year
Institution Size: < 20,000 Students
Employer ID: 21405

Benefits

Housing for Position:
Optional
Benefits
Housing for Position:
Optional
Qualifications
Education:
Masters Required
Major Preference:
Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs
Experience:
2-4 Years

Qualifications
Education:
Masters Required
Major Preference:
Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs
Experience:
2-4 Years

Position Description

The Office of Housing and Residence Life at Old Dominion University is seeking candidates for the Director for Business Operations (full-time, 12 month) position. Reporting to the Associate Dean of Students for Housing and Residence Life and Recreation and Wellness, the Director for Business Operations oversees the areas of Fiscal Operations, Housing Assignments, and Office Management. Responsibilities include the application, assignments, and occupancy management for the approximately 4,800 students including living-learning communities, the student summer housing program, and projections and reporting. Additionally, the Director oversees the financial management for the Housing and Residence Life department including Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, student employee payroll, hiring processing for student employees and general staff onboarding, pro forma development and management, and fiscal operations support for conference services. In addition, the Director is responsible for the supervision of the two department offices’ main front desks including customer services, reception services, staffing, and office management. The Director has direct supervision of the Associate Director for Fiscal Operations, the Assistant Director for Business Operations, and the Office Manager with indirect reports of an additional four professional staff members. The position supports evening and weekend activities as needed including department and university events.


Job Requirements

Required Education: Master’s degree in higher education, student personnel services, business administration, or a related field.

Required Qualifications: Considerable progressively responsible experience in a leadership position that requires working with students in housing or residential life. General knowledge of data processing principles and the ability to use housing management software. Extensive knowledge of University and Housing and Residence Life policies and procedures including occupancy management with partnership with University enrollment management and management of housing application and assignment processes. Extensive knowledge of fiscal management operations including management of University policies and procedures to support accounts receivable and accounts payable processes, development of annual budgets and long-term budgetary pro forma. Demonstrated commitment to customer service and a student-centered philosophy. Demonstrated competence in developing and administering policies and procedures. Strong management skills including organizational abilities, managing multiple priorities, delegation of work, and supervision of fulltime professional staff. Excellent verbal communication, writing and editing skills. Ability to motivate staff as well as envision and implement change effectively. Demonstrated record of working collaboratively with a diverse campus population and variety of constituents in a complex environment. Demonstrated experience with project management and leadership of staff.

Preferred Qualifications: Knowledge of StarRez or similar housing management software and demonstrated skills. Occupancy Management certification.

Conditions Of Employment: Given the nature of the positions in Student Engagement & Enrollment Services that provide support to student services and/or student-centered programs, the employee occupying this position may be required to work during a university closing. There may be occasions where the employee will be asked to work during university closings as directed by his or her supervisor. These instances may include working from a remote location (i.e. telework, etc.).

Application Information

To apply, please visit http://jobs.odu.edu/postings/10239. Old Dominion University does not discriminate in admissions, treatment, employment or access to its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), political affiliation, veteran status, family medical and genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or disability. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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