Director of Operations

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Posting DetailsVacancy NumberS01353Position TitleUniversity Program ManagerWorking TitleDirector of OperationsCompetency LevelJourneyDept/SchoolCHHS – Dean’s Office – 31500Primary Purpose of Organizational UnitThe College of Health and Human Services ( CHHS ) is aninterdisciplinary and integrated academic unit that includes threeprofessional schools: the School of Nursing, the School of SocialWork, and the School of Health and Applied Human Sciences.The CHHS Business Core Services Team ( BCST ) provides centralizedfinancial, human resources, event management, facility management,systems training and support, and reporting services to all CHHSunits. CHHS has a permanent operating budget of approximately $22M,approximately 175 permanent employees, and nearly 5,000students.CollegeCHHS – Dean’s Office – 31500 CollegeCollege/School InformationUniversity InformationThe University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastaluniversity, is dedicated to the integration of teaching, mentoring,research and service. Widely acknowledged for its world-classfaculty and staff and continuously recognized at a national levelfor scholarly excellence and affordability, UNCW offers a powerfulacademic experience that stimulates creative inquiry and criticalthinking and a community rich in diversity, inclusion and globalperspectives.A public institution with nearly 18,000 students, UNCW offers afull range of baccalaureate- and graduate-level programs, as wellas doctoral degrees in educational leadership, marine biology,nursing practice and psychology; and many distance learningoptions, including clinical research, an accelerated RN-to- BSNprogram, an Executive M.B.A. program structured for workingprofessionals, and the nation’s only bachelor’s degree programfocused on coastal engineering.The university’s efforts to advance research and scholarlyactivities have earned UNCW the elevated designation of “DoctoralUniversities: High Research Activity” institution (R2 University)by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of HigherEducation.UNCW has been part of the University of North Carolina System since1969.Location of WorkplaceMain UNCW CampusBrief Summary of Work for this PositionThis position is part of the Business Core Services Team withinUNCW’s College of Health and Human Services ( CHHS ). The Directorof Operations reports to the Assistant Dean for Administration andResource Management and manages the daily operations, events,facility management, and space planning for the college.This individual is responsible for:• Overseeing daily operations including facility management and allnon-academic course scheduling in buildings utilized and occupiedby CHHS• Ensuring appropriate planning, execution, and reporting of eventssponsored by CHHS or held in locations managed by CHHS• Creating, prioritizing, and communicating work orders formaintenance, repairs, and minor remodeling and renovationprojects• Managing all capital asset, fixed asset, and equipment planning,tracking, and reporting for the college• Working closely with UNCW’s office of Facilities, InformationTechnology Services ( ITS ), Space Planning, Environmental Health& Safety, and Enterprise Risk Management as well as workingwith campus partners in shared buildings• Coordinating space management with appropriate university officesand committees• Managing CHHS’s continuity of operations planning and theexecution of the plan• Directly supervising two coordinators and indirectly supervisingup to 15 student workersMinimum Education and Experience RequirementsBachelor’s degree in business, facility management,communications or related field or equivalent combination oftraining and experienceTwo years of professional experience in facility management,special event programming, or related fieldTwo years of supervisory experienceStrong oral and written communication skillsExcellent customer service skillsPreferred education, professional skills andexperiencePreference will be given to candidates with experience:Working in higher education, especially in event/conferencemanagement or facility managementWorking in large or complex environments with multiplestakeholder groupsDeveloping student employeesProviding basic support for computers, technology, and/oraudio/visual equipmentUsing space scheduling and event management softwareRequired Certifications or licensureN/ARecruitment Range$54,000 – $66,414FTE1.0 (40 hours per week)Months Per Year12 MonthsWork DaysMonday through Friday with some weekend hoursWork Hours7:30AM to 4:30PM (typically)Type of PositionPermanentAnticipated Ending Date if Time-LimitedPosition Number1032Job Posting Date04/20/2021Posting Close Date05/14/2021Special Notes to ApplicantsPLEASE NOTE : This posting will close at 11:59PM on the postedclosing date. To receive full consideration, please be sure youhave fully completed the entire application before you apply forthis position. Failure to answer all required questions will causethe system to disqualify your application.For more info/to apply visit Applicationsmust be submitted through the online application system to beconsidered.You will be required to attach a cover letter and resume tosuccessfully apply for this position. To receive fullconsideration, please be sure you have completed the ‘Work History’section of the application before you apply for thisposition.This position is being recruited at the Journey level. If noapplicants apply who meet the required competency and training& experience requirements, then management may consider otherapplicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies,equity, budget, and market considerations.EEO StatementAt the University of North Carolina at Wilmington ( UNCW ), ourculture reflects our values of inclusion, diversity, globalization,ethics and integrity and innovation and we are committed toproviding equality of educational and employment opportunity forall persons without regard to race, sex (such as gender, genderidentity, marital status, childbirth, and pregnancy), age, color,national origin (including ethnicity), religion, disability, sexualorientation, political affiliation, veteran status, militaryservice member status, genetic information, or relationship toother university constituents – except where sex, age, or abilityrepresent bona fide educational or occupational qualifications orwhere marital status is a statutorily established eligibilitycriterion for State funded employee benefit programs. UNCW believesthat embracing the unique contributions of our faculty, staff andstudents is critical to our success and paramount in beingrecognized for our global mindset.Eligibility for EmploymentFinal candidates are subject to criminal & sex offenderbackground checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motorvehicle checks. UNC Wilmington participates in E-Verify. Federallaw requires all employers to verify the identity and employmenteligibility of all persons hired to work in the UnitedStates.External Link to Posting DocumentsRequired Documentslast_img read more

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Dr. Buzz Mingin Teaches Local Athletes to Exercise Their Brains

first_imgBy Lesley GrahamA group of young athletes and coaches were treated to a free presentation Monday afternoon in Ocean City by Dr. Buzz Mingin on the importance of training the brain for optimal peak performance. Mingin, a brain and behavioral health expert, discussed with the group how learning to become a master breather and training your brain could lead to excellence in their respective sport. Controlling one’s breathing helps to control the level of cortisol in the brain, which is responsible for helping to control mood, motivation and fear, he explained during his presentation at Yoga Ginger.Mingin, who wanted to learn how to be a better athlete, has always been inquisitive about how the body works. That curiosity led him to being enrolled in school for close to 25 years, where he has been awarded doctorates in Education and Clinical Psychology. Those degrees allowed him to pursue a career in public speaking and engagement with a variety of nationwide training and education for the corporate community. Under Dr. Mingin’s instruction, young athletes work on controlled breathing to perform a group pushup.The brain is a vital part of performing at one’s best level, although generally overlooked when thinking about athletic success, Mingin said. A lot of time and energy is put into practice – the physical act of performing a specific skill set, over and over on repetition, to build muscle memory and proficiency at a certain skill. The brain – also a muscle – needs the same time and energy, according to Mingin, to become elite, whether that is in athletics, education or a chosen profession.Mingin has been speaking to various groups for over 25 years, honing his skills with continued education and opportunity. A former football player and current martial arts competitor, he attributes his success to his ability to control his brain in stressful situations. And he wants to teach others how to do the same. “The most elite athletes have one thing in common: they have practiced for over 10,000 hours,” Mingin said. “That includes practicing emotional control and we do that by training the brain in neuro plasticity (muscle memory).” Dr. Mingin has been speaking to various groups for over 25 years, honing his skills with continued education and opportunity.Mingin also spoke to the group about the role emotional intelligence plays in creating high performers. People tend to suffer from “ANTS.” ANTS stands for Automatic Negative Thought Syndrome. When something doesn’t go right, the first thought is to go to the negative – whether it is self-talk or to others. Mingin said this forces people to worry about the future and to dwell on the past. Both of those scenarios, he noted, can create anxiety in the present and paralyze individuals from achieving their ultimate goals. The group of young athletes really took to heart what Mingin was saying, answering his questions with enthusiasm. As Mingin spoke and got more in depth with his explanations, the group really leaned in to learn from one of the best in the industry.   When asked what he hopes kids take from the presentations he does, Mingin stated, “The three major things I hope people take away from today are the importance of sleep, a well-balanced diet and responsible exercise. We don’t always talk about how vital the brain and the gut are to achieving peak performance.”Dr. Buzz Mingin can be contacted via email at: [email protected] Dr. Buzz Mingin, a brain and behavioral health expert, shares some tips with local athletes during an Ocean City appearance.last_img read more

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