Assistant Director of Operations

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Seattle, WA

Job Title: Assistant Director of Operations

Location: Cornish College of the Arts – Cornish Commons 

Reports to: Director of Housing & Residence Life

Salary: $53,000.00 to $57,000.00 per year, an unfurnished, 2-bedroom apartment and a comprehensive benefits package

FLSA Status: Exempt

Summary

The Assistant Director of Operations works in the administrative office under the direction of the Director. The primary responsibilities are customer relations/service, processing accounts payable/receivable, generating regular and reoccurring reports, facilities team coordination, supervision of marketing & leasing, and maintaining up to date vendor and resident files. This position is live-on and requires participation in an on-call rotation. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assume leadership role in absence of Director.
  • Assist with management of facilities team. 
  • Ensure incoming and outgoing mail is processed. 
  • Maintain and use office equipment and supplies. 
  • Receive and process invoices. 
  • Coordinate daily deposits of accounts receivable. 
  • Maintain/update office documents such as resident floor chart roster, publication forms, key log, equipment log, etc. 
  • Be a customer service representative of the community. 
  • Coordinate projects (such as turn and vendor management). 
  • Secure appropriate insurance and paperwork from vendors and facilitate vendor setup process.
  • Assist in maintaining policy and procedure manuals and maintaining key logs and protocol
  • Accept, process, and file applications as necessary. 
  • Process room / space assignments.
  • Maintain rosters and resident data. 
  • Assist with application and contract audits as necessary. 
  • Answer questions pertaining to the Housing Lease Agreement & housing community. 
  • Directly supervise the Marketing & Leasing Coordinator and Operations Coordinator
  • Assist with creating and reviewing marketing materials. 
  • Generate and participate in the policies and procedures for the Welcome Desk. 
  • Participate in the Professional Staff On-Call rotation. 
  • Assist in maintaining facilities emergencies. 

Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The work environment is mid-to-high paced. The noise level is usually moderate.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk, climb stairs and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education/Experience/Skills Required:

Minimum Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related fields.
  • 2-4 years of higher education administration.
  • Must have comfort and confidence in managing confidential crisis issues.
  • Must possess effective skills in customer service, group facilitation, leadership and organization
  • Must possess strong interpersonal, communication (oral and written) skills, computer competency (Word, Excel, content management systems, etc.), and the ability to work with a diverse population.

Preferred Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related fields.
  • Experience in higher education administration and/or property managements.
  • A comprehensive understanding of student development, student personnel, and adjudication.
  • Experience working with a diverse group of students. 


Other Information

Salary commensurate on experience. Competitive benefits package, including health benefits, dental benefits, vision coverage, and 401K.

Applicants must be able to pass a pre-employment background check and drug screening.

If you are unable to apply because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please visits our website to contact COCM Recruitment. We will make every effort to respond to your request for assistance as soon as possible.

To provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at Capstone On-Campus Management (COCM) will be based on qualifications, and abilities. COCM does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.