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Job ID: 127007

Operations Manager, Eagle Flight Research Center
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Date Posted Aug. 1, 2019
Title Operations Manager, Eagle Flight Research Center
University Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Daytona Beach, FL, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Director/Manager
  • Finance/Investment Management

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Eagle Flight Research Center at the Daytona Beach campus is looking for an Operations Manager to serve as the principal administrator to coordinate and support all financial operations. The Operations Manager position is responsible for reconciling cost centers, tracking expenditures, monthly financial reporting, pricing proposals, budgeting, and interfacing with the Office of Sponsored Research Administration. This position provides the operations oversight for the manned and unmanned experimental aircraft fleet. This includes the safety standards and day-to-day planning and operations of the experimental fleet. The Operations Manager coordinates operations and budgets between the center director, staff researchers, faculty researchers, the Office of Sponsored Research, students and external business partners.


Required Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree
Knowledge of flight operations and flight safety
General accounting and/or budgeting knowledge and experience
Proven skills with university applications, including Discover or Oracle
Proven skills with Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word, Outlook and their use in analyzing data and creating effective presentations
Ability to work well with others under deadline situations and respond to changes in priorities
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Ability to work independently, take initiative, set priorities and see projects through to completion

Preferred Qualifications:
Minimum of 1-3 years of work related experience
Experience working in higher education

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