Job Description

Operations Manager

Requisition IDreq11177
Working TitleOperations Manager
Position Grade13
Position Summary

The Department of Dental Medicine is looking for anOperations Manager to lead and manage our large multifaceted operations team.This person will manage a large staff of varied job positions, levels, andskills requiring strong organizational skills as well as analytical and problemsolving skills. A positive outlook and the ability to motivate staff duringpeak processing times while still meeting tight turnaround processing deadlinesis vital to the success of department. The Operations Manager often interactswith faculty, staff, and students making strong verbal and writtencommunication skills essential for success in this position.

Primary responsibilities are focused on one or more broadlydefined core functional areas, such as faculty and staff human resourcesmanagement, specialized administrative/financial management, businessdevelopment and management, or academic/student support services. Participates in the development of, and oversees implementation and
administration of, unit policies, systems, and procedures. Prepares financial and/or operational analysis and reports, and audits current procedures to monitor and improve efficiency of operations. Manage the day-to-day activities of one or more unit line functions as appropriate,and may deputize for the head of the unit as required. Assumes aleadership role in the provision of professional service specific to thefunctional area of focus, ensuring that existing and emergent programs andservices are In compliance with relevant laws and regulations, institutionalpolicies, and best practices and that they are In direct support of the overallgoals and objectives of the enterprise. Collaborates directly with seniorleadership on the development of strategies to enhance the value and cost­effectiveness of all outcomes within the functional area of operation, andparticipates In overall decision making as a member of the senior managementteam of the enterprise.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or GED; at least 2 years of experience managing at least one of the following functional areas: fiscal services, administration and/or human resources AND 3 years of additional experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications
  • At least 3years of experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
  • Experience with regulations and compliance policies
  • Experience with UNM/UNMMG Human Resources policy and procedures
  • Experience with Electronic Medical Records and billing systems
  • Designing and Implementing Quality processes and improvement procedures
  • Knowledge of Medical Credentialing
  • Ability to set and prioritize goals; excellent time management and organizational skills
Additional Requirements
CampusHealth Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentDepartment of Dental Medicine (525A)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeRegular - Full-Time
Term End Date
Pay$3,434.31 to $5,151.47
Benefits EligibleThis is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.
ERB StatementTemporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.
Background Check Required
For Best Consideration Date11/27/2019
Application InstructionsInclude in application submission a resume, cover letter and a writing sample

Positions posted with a Staff Type of Regular or Term are eligible for the Veteran Preference Program. See the Veteran Preference Program webpage for additional details.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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