Associated Colleges of Illinois (ACI) is a 67 year-old network of 26 independent liberal arts colleges and universities, serving nearly 70,000 students. Its mission is to support "member colleges and universities by advancing independent liberal arts and sciences education and helping underserved students succeed in college, career and life." For information about ACI, please visit https://acifund.org
ACI seeks to hire a full-time manager of operations to begin Jan. 2 , 2020 or sooner to work in a professional, collaborative, and fun environment. Occasional evening/weekend work is required. This position reports to the executive director. Graduates of ACI member colleges and universities are encouraged to apply and will be given preference.
The manager of operations will focus on these tasks:
Database entry and maintenance
Special event planning and support
Member data collection and analysis
Administrative support to programs and board committees
Daily office operations
Additional duties as assigned
Donor and grant acknowledgements
The ideal candidate should enjoy working in a small, dynamic, results-oriented environment in which expectations are high for work speed and quality. The candidate should have energy, passion and ideas to enhance the culture of the entire organization, as well as enthusiasm to promote and communicate to stakeholders our mission and values. In addition, the ideal candidate should bring specific skills and experience to the role:
2+ years of work or internship experience in administrative support, technology, and/or event planning
Ability to multitask, establish and rearrange priorities, adapt and maintain focus
Ability to work collaboratively with a wide range of constituencies
Ability to perform detailed work accurately
Ability to communicate effectively
Experience with Microsoft Office Suite and eTapestry or equivalent database
A bachelor’s degree
To apply, please send your cover letter, resume, three references, salary requirements, and written response to these questions:
Why you are qualified and a great fit for this position?
Describe a challenge you’ve had at work or college and how you dealt with it.
What would your supervisors/colleagues say about working with you?
Please email your application package to firstname.lastname@example.org later than Friday, Nov. 22, 2019. No phone calls, please. Applicants who are not responsive will not be considered. Associated Colleges of Illinois is an equal opportunity employer.
About Associated Colleges of Illinois
Associated Colleges of Illinois supports member colleges and universities by advancing independent liberal arts and sciences education and helping underserved students succeed in college, career and life.