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Job No. 153050

  • Job Title:
  • Office & Reporting Manager
  • Employer:
  • James Madison University
  • Location:
  • Harrisonburg , VA
  • Posting Date:
  • 13-May-2024
  • Description:
  • About JMU:

    We are a community committed to preparing students to be educated and enlightened citizens who lead productive and meaningful lives.

    To be the national model for the engaged university: engaged with ideas and the world.

    Who We Are
    Located in the heart of Virginia’s beautiful Shenandoah Valley, the city of Harrisonburg is approximately 120 miles from Washington, D.C. and Richmond, VA. With a population of just over 53,000, Harrisonburg is one of the most diverse communities in the Commonwealth of Virginia. JMU is a selective, public institution with a growing national reputation for offering experiences that lead to an outstanding education and inclusive environment for students, faculty and staff. The student body includes approximately 20,000 undergraduate and 1,900 graduate students, with over 1,000 full-time instructional faculty.

    JMU offers thriving programs in the liberal arts, science and technology, and professional disciplines at the undergraduate, master’s and doctoral levels. The university is committed to expanding diversity, fostering equity and inclusion, and supporting superlative teaching and scholarship. JMU has achieved national recognition for the high quality of its academic programs, focus on maintaining strong student/faculty interaction, and innovative faculty research.

    General Information:

    The Department of Procurement Services is responsible for the contracting of goods, services and construction for the University. In addition, we oversee the University’s Supplier Diversity initiative and all university related eVA processes.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    This is a dynamic and multi-faceted position in Procurement Services (building coordinator duties, budget management/fiscal tech duties, state reporting, eVA/Procurement support, vendor liaison/outreach, state reporting, social media management, event planning and outreach, represents university on various committees, etc.).


    Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    Experience with budget management and reconciliation.
    Detail oriented.
    Experience with data analysis and reporting.
    Proven strong experience in Word and Excel.
    Proven record of supporting team dynamics.
    Event planning experience.
    Leadership and facilitation skills.
    Strong ability support small business outreach.

    Additional Considerations:
    Experience with Canva or other similar graphic design software.
    Experience in social media outreach.
    Experience with eVA, PeopleSoft, Chrome River, Adobe, Access, and/or other software/systems for proven technical aptitude.

    Conditions of Employment:

    Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check.

    E-Verify Notice: After accepting employment, new hires are required to complete an I-9 form and present documentation of their identity and eligibility to work in the United States. James Madison University uses the E-Verify system to confirm identity and work authorization.

    Additional Posting Information:

    The individual in this position will have occasional overnight travel for event attendance and small business outreach.

  •  Contact information:
  • James Madison University
  • Harrisonburg, VA 22807
  • United States
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