Operations Manager - WWU Western Libraries

Western Washington University
Bellingham, WA Full-time
Posted on August 23, 2019

WWU Western Libraries is seeking an Operations Manager to join their team. The person in this important position serves as the operational administrator for the Libraries Administration office in support of the Dean, Associate Dean, faculty, and staff of the Western Libraries. This position is central to the functioning of the Libraries and manages its resources and ongoing activities; provides information, analyses, counsel, and recommendations on challenges and opportunities; and acts as a liaison with other university administrative offices. The Operations Manager oversees budget planning, spending and accounting, handles purchases, manages personnel and payroll, and assists with facilities for the Libraries. Western Libraries is an innovative partner in the university's teaching and research mission.

In this important leadership role, librarians, staff, and student employees embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion. The Libraries vigorously opposes any form of prejudice, discrimination, and hate, and works to advance cultural competence. The Libraries is particularly committed to diversity and excellence in our faculty, staff, and students, and we especially encourage applications from candidates who share and can contribute to this commitment through active engagement in the Libraries, university, and wider community.