The Ground Floor Makerspace + Microfactory provides the UC community with access to advanced tools for prototyping, fabrication, and physical product development. Located in the 1819 Innovation Hub, we are part of a team of makers, educators, and entrepreneurs dedicated to the vision of defining a new era of innovation and impact at UC.
We are seeking a Coordinator with a broad skillset that is capable of managing multiple projects, tasks, and schedules concurrently. Expertise in customer relations, developing and implementing business processes, and a passion for making are all highly valued in this position. Additionally, a thorough knowledge of Quickbooks, Office 365, Sharepoint and experience managing social media campaigns are highly valued.
Under general supervision from the Makerspace Manager, coordinate daily business operations, member services, projects, special events and provide administrative services leadership requiring judgment, strategy, and clear communication.
Coordinate and implement standard business processes for projects, events, and daily operations; make recommendations regarding the development of operating processes; continuously update and improve processes, ensure achievement of assigned goals/outcomes, identify problems and recommend and implement solutions.
Provide leadership by serving as a unit resource, consultant and liaison for makerspace staff, as well as external offices and agencies to ensure conformity and compliance with operating procedures, university policies, state regulations and federal laws.
Review, evaluate and implement grants, project proposals, agreements, training programs and other projects; and monitor and evaluate progress.
Assist makerspace staff with analyzing and interpreting data and other related activities.
Research, develop, edit and prepare documents and reports.
Support marketing and communications.
Assist in developing community engagement programs.
Manage all aspects and agendas for special events, including coordinating special speakers, visitors, and workshops to ensure compliance with state regulations and university policies and procedures and established service standards.
May provide direct supervision to exempt and non-exempt staff (i.e., hire, orient, train, mentor, and evaluate assigned staff); assess skills, identify shortfalls, and develop training as needed.
Monitor and reconcile ledgers and budgets.
Represent the university in a positive manner and serve as a liaison with internal and external agents; may serve on various university, division and departmental committees, attend meetings/conferences and may represent the administrator with moderate authority to make commitments.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree with one (1) year experience; -OR- Associate's degree with three (3) years experience; -OR- five (5) years experience.
Master's degree with one (1) year experience; -OR- Bachelor's degree with three (3) years experience.
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.
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