Even a well-oiled machine needs a tune-up every once in a while. That’s why we’re looking for a highly organized, process-driven Director of Administration who’s eager to get under the hood and help take our rapidly growing national association into hyper-drive.
If you’re a natural leader who can identify operational inefficiencies and find a better way – this is the job for you. Primary duties for the Director of Administration will include managing office services staff, recommending operating policies and procedures, improving technology systems, and assisting with benefits administration. The incumbent will be charged to streamline operations, ensure that various administrative functions run smoothly, and help eliminate waste, both in term of time and resources.
Key Areas of Responsibility include:
Analyze current processes and recommend/implement procedural or policy changes to improve operations.
Monitor and control budgets for contracts, equipment, and supplies.
Manage administrative budgets.
Negotiate and manage contracts/agreements with vendors (i.e., copiers, postage meters, IT vendor, etc.).
Oversee facilities maintenance, shipping/receiving and operations service contracts.
Liaise with Finance, HR and other departments.
Supervise office services staff.
Oversee day-to-day office operations.
Education and Experience:
Degree in Business Administration or equivalent field of study required.
At least three (3) years’ demonstrated experience in a similar role.
Demonstrated knowledge of budgeting and human resources/benefits administration.
High level of professionalism.
Trustworthy and reliable.
Exceptional communication skills.
Superior problem-solving skills.
Strong leadership qualities.
Budget management experience.
Exceptional organizational skills.
A cover letter including salary history and/or salary requirement must be included to be considered.
Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with experience.
About Design-Build Institute of America
The Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) is the only organization that defines, teaches and promotes best practices in design-build project delivery. DBIA was founded in 1993 in response to the emergence of design-build and integrated project delivery as a significant force in the design and construction industry. From its headquarters in Washington, DC, and network of regions throughout the U.S., the Institute provides a forum for all participants in the design-build process, owners and practitioners alike. DBIA is the center of expertise for integrated project delivery, advocating best practices, creating and disseminating educational information, and furnishing advice and support to facility owners and users. For more information visit www.dbia.org.