Director of Operations at University of Nebraska at Omaha

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Employer: University of Nebraska at Omaha – Human Resources

Expires: 04/23/2020

The University of Nebraska at Omaha is seeking aDirector of OperationsNational Counterterrorism, Innovation, Technology and Education Center of ExcellenceCenter for Collaboration ScienceThe Director of Operations oversees the daily operation of the National Counterterrorism, Innovation Technology and Education Center of Excellence (NCITE) and supervises members of the support staff. Works closely with the NCITE Director and Director of Transitions and Innovation to execute strategic planning, ensuring that projects progress in accordance with their stated objectives; resources are used effectively; project coordination is maintained across the Executive Advisory Board, Department of Homeland Security, and NCITE partners. Ensures operational issues are resolved in a timely manner. Other duties include working with project leads to ensure all projects remain on track for meeting their objectives on time and on budget and taking any necessary actions to ensure adequate resources are available commensurate with project goals. Additionally, the Director of Operations ensures all financial and other support staff understand their roles and NCITE priorities and successfully execute their functions.The National Counterterrorism Innovation, Technology and Education (NCITE) Center is one of ten Centers of Excellence designated to support the Department of Homeland Security. The NCITE Center will provide cutting edge research and workforce development programs to counterterrorism professionals in the Homeland Security Enterprise through a 10-year Cooperative Agreement between UNO and DHS Science and Technology, Office of University Programs. The NCITE Center will be housed in the new addition of Mammel Hall on UNO’s vibrant Scott Campus in Omaha’s entrepreneurial Aksarben Neighborhood. Required Qualifications:·        Bachelor’s degree in business, psychology, international relations, political science, communications, or a related field·        minimum of five years of work experience in a university, government, business, or policy setting.·        Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and as a member of a collaborative team.·        Experience must demonstrate excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills, and ability to problem solve collaboratively.·        Due to the nature of the grant funding, US Citizenship is required.Salary Information: Commensurate with qualifications.For more information please contact unoemployment@unomaha.eduInitial application review will begin on 04/03/2020. Applications received prior to this date will be considered. Applications received after the review date may be considered.All interested parties must apply through the UNO Website listed in the ad.  Materials submitted directly to this site will not be considered.The University of Nebraska does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment. UNO is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an E-Verify employer.