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Florida Atlantic University Director of Operations Broward Campuses in Davie, Florida

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Position Summary:

Florida Atlantic University is seeking a Director of Operations Broward Campuses, Davie, FL.

With over 30,000 students from all 50 states and over 180 countries, 21 intercollegiate teams, 180 plus degree programs, and an administration that thrives on discovery and excellence, FAU is pushing the boundaries of higher education. Florida Atlantic's faculty and staff are trailblazers and innovators with a passion for finding creative solutions while advancing science, art, and technology in all disciplines. Our work environment is a hub of cultures from across the nation and the world, making FAU a place where collaboration flourishes.

Summary of Responsibilities Include:

  • Directs operations on the Broward Campuses including but not limited to oversight of classroom scheduling, facilitating FAU and outside group special events, and coordinating the efforts of several departments that support activities and events on the campus.

  • Interprets and implements University policy related to instructional and research space, student meetings and events, enrollment management events i.e. new student orientation and recruitment events, facilities use by FAU's partners including Broward College, and facilities use by organizations with no affiliation with the University.

  • Maintains and oversees instructional space and furniture inventory in coordination with the Physical Plant and other FAU departments.

  • Consults with and assists academic departments on issues related to course scheduling and instructional needs and may identify and recommend room-use opportunities.

  • Oversees on-campus events including those hosted by non-FAU entities and provides related support and direction to the relevant staff.

  • Coordinates on a day-to-day basis, operations involving all campus-wide departments including Office of Information Technology (OIT), Public Safety, Parking, Physical Plant, Space Planning, Design and Construction, and Facilities.

  • The Director is a member of the University Emergency Operations Team and partner campus coordination center this includes oversight of the annual review and submission of the Unit Emergency Response Plans and Continuity of Operation Plans.

  • Administers cost recovery or rental fees charged, and collects and disburses the funds.

  • Provides support services such as keys, building access and emergency notifications to FAU partners with long term space agreements.

  • Convenes periodic meetings with the partners occupying space on FAU's Broward Campuses to keep the partners up to date and hear any concerns they may have.

  • Works with the Associate Vice President for the Broward Campuses, the Director gives input to Campus improvement plans and develops operational policies and practices.

  • Compiles and analyzes data to inform the Associate Vice President for the Broward Campuses in the areas of enrollment, scheduling, course offerings and space utilization.

  • Using Banner, 25 Live, CourseLeaf, Crystal Reports, and Event Management software systems, the Director prepares standard and customized reports to track program change and facilities use trends, suggest procedural changes, and provides input to long term plans.

  • Oversees special projects as assigned by the Associate Vice-President for Academic Affairs Broward Campuses.

  • Represents the Associate Vice President and/or the Campus on University and community-wide committees and organizations including the South Florida Education Center (SFEC), and serves as delegate to the Associate Vice President for the Facilities, Safety, Policy, and Enrollment Management Committees.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s degree from an accredited institution in an appropriate area of specialization and six years of related experience in university or college enrollment management; or Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in an appropriate area of specialization and eight years related experience in university or college enrollment management required.Master’s degree is preferred.Prior experience collecting, analyzing and reporting data to support decision making processes; space utilization and facilities coordination; and special event coordination preferred. Must have strong interpersonal skills, the ability to network and to build positive team dynamic.Knowledge and experience working with one or more of these systems: Banner, Courseleaf scheduling software, R25, Canvas LMS system, Workday preferred.


Commensurate with experience

College or Department:

Broward Campuses



Work Days and Hours:

Monday & Thursday: 8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.Tuesday & Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.Evening and Weekend availability will be needed for events, programs and other purposes as directed by supervisor

Application Deadline:


Special Instructions to Applicant:

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057. 711Final candidate will be required to have official, sealed transcripts and original NACES evaluation, if applicable, sent from their educational institution to Human Resources prior to the start of employment. Successful completion of a background check, which may include a motor vehicle check, credit check, fingerprinting or additional screening, is required for the selected candidate prior to the start date.A resume and a cover letter are required for this position. Make sure to attach these required documents in the Attachments section of the application. Any missing required documents may result in disqualification.

Florida Atlantic University is where your future begins.

Florida Atlantic's faculty and staff are trailblazers and innovators with a passion for finding creative solutions while advancing science, art and technology in all disciplines. Student success, excellence and community engagement are some of our highest values as a university. These values are prominent throughout FAU's community and are essential to the employee experience. FAU is committed to the principles of engaged teaching, research and service, and reflects this commitment as a key Platform in its 2015 - 2025 Strategic Plan. All persons aspiring to achieve excellence in the practice of these principles are encouraged to apply.

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