Office Manager – Innovators Program
The position reports to the Director of assigned campus and provides administrative and operational support to the Deans.
This role of the Office Manager for the Summer Institute for the Gifted Innovators Program is to provide administrative and operational support to all staff, students, and the program.
- Adheres to policies and procedures as outlined in the SIG Employee Handbook, SIG Innovators Employee Manual, and the SIG Code of Professional Conduct.
- Completes all pre-program responsibilities:
- Reviews webinars and UltiPro onboarding training and reads provided manuals.
- Implements the organization and set-up of the office, as well as set-up and unpacking of all session materials and supplies.
- Sets-up, attends, and participates in the staff orientations prior to student arrival.
- Oversees the execution of employee onboarding.
- Ability to multitask, set priorities, organize and follow through on details in a reasonable time with limited supervision.
- Ability to maintain professional communication style.
- Creative problem-solving skills.
- Comfortable using Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint)
- Ability to work with various office equipment including, but not limited to: cell phones, walkie-talkies, computers, recreational equipment, photo copiers, fax machines, or scanners.
This job operates at a residential college campus for a three-week period.
- Ability to move, or push objects by using hands and arms to install or position materials up to 40 lbs.
- Ability to sit, stand, walk, kneel, crouch, and crawl for prolonged periods of time to perform general operations.
- Ability to demonstrate speech clarity and recognition by speaking frequently for long periods of time to students, parents, faculty, SIG staff while conveying detailed and important information.
- Monitor the health and safety of others by scanning large areas at both night and during the day.
- Be able to work 24/7 shifts to anticipate unexpected situations or assist during emergency operations.
- Ability to live and work potentially without air conditioning during hot and humid summer months for days on campus.
- Maintain constant contact with others by interacting with staff and students and within dorm living situations, campus facilities.
Position Type/ Expected hours of work/ Travel
- This position is required to reside on campus throughout the entirety of the program.
- There will be additional hours of work outside of these including off-site pre and post program.
- The position is required to attend office set-up and staff orientation four (4) to five (5) days before the start of the assigned program.
Education/ Experience/ Qualifications
- Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree (preferred).
- Work experience in administrative procedures and/or an administrative capacity within academic setting or recreational setting.
- Proof of a valid driver’s license and possessing a vehicle to be used on campus. A clean driving record is required.
- Valid vehicle inspection (Connecticut campuses only).
All requirements will be interpreted and applied consistent with the Americans with Disabilities Act and state counterparts.
Summer Institute for the Gifted is an equal opportunity employer.