OFFICE AND PROJECT MANAGER
Berry College has an immediate opening for an Office and Project Manager for the office of the Vice President for Student Affairs. The Office and Project Manager will oversee administrative functions of the office while also coordinating division wide projects and initiatives. The Office and Project Manager will coordinate and oversee daily operations for the Vice President of Student Affairs, Associate Dean of Students, and Assistant Dean of Students; maintain and protect sensitive records and information; work closely with a team of student workers including task management, delegation, hiring and evaluation; assist with data tracking and compilation of program assessments and department reports; maintain records through FEITH and Jenzebar; maintain and manage office budgets and financial reports; assist with planning and management of events; manage web content; and other responsibilities. Projects that this position will manage include parent communications, commuter student support, and compliance software platforms.
The Office and Project Manager makes front-line decisions regarding appropriate services and referrals of students and the Berry College community and must observe confidentiality in working with student information
High school diploma required, college degree preferred, with related office work experience; proficiency in current computer technologies (e.g. Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Publisher) and willingness to learn additional computer programs required for position; a firm commitment to advocating for cultural diversity and successful student transitions; willingness to support all students and the Berry College mission; excellent written and verbal communication skills; excellent interpersonal and customer service skills; detail-oriented work habits and ability to multitask; ability to work effectively across all levels of the institution.
An Equal Opportunity Institution, Berry complies with all applicable laws and provisions prohibiting discrimination in its educational and employment policies. Berry respects the essential dignity of all individuals and accordingly hires and promotes employees without regard to matters of personal identity such as ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, and political
affiliation. Berry College is committed to ensuring facilities, programs, services, and activities are accessible to everyone, including those seeking employment at Berry College. Inquiries about interview or workplace accommodations are welcomed and can be directed to Wayne Phipps, Director of Human Resources, at 706.290.2698.
About Berry College:
Located on more than 27,000 acres in northwest Georgia in a setting of great natural beauty, Berry College has an enrollment of about 2,200 undergraduate and graduate students. The college is located in Rome, Georgia, 75 miles northwest of Atlanta and 75 miles south of Chattanooga, Tennessee. As a comprehensive liberal-arts college with a distinctive mission and purpose, Berry unites a challenging academic program with practical work experience in a context that nurtures spiritual and moral growth, including significant service to others.
We seek faculty who are committed to excellence as teachers-scholars-mentors and staff who are also committed to serving as mentors and supervisors for students who work on campus. Although not required, more than 90 percent of our students participate in our premier student work program. Employee benefits are competitive.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, three professional references and a completed Berry application.