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Programs

Youth Innovation Forum

Our Youth Innovations Forum  With over 290 graduates since its inception in 2006, Youth Innovation Forum teaches and nurtures an entrepreneurial thought process to students. Using problem identification, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills, each class is challenged to develop product design concepts. This is 8-week program prepares students critical and creative thinking skills that they can apply throughout their professional lives.

Fall ’17 class begins on August 12th with an Orientation.  Click here for the flyer details

The CAAO Executive Matchmaker is a program that connects high-level corporate and nonprofit executives to individuals who would like to have a one-on-one meeting with them for coaching, mentorship, business opportunities, and career advice.  In most cases, individuals cannot simply pick up the phone and ask to speak the CEO of a corporation.  This program gives participants the opportunity to meet with executives for a minimum of a one-hour meeting.

Meet Our Executive Matchmakers

CAAO Leadership Retreat

The CAAO Leadership Retreat is program that unites the CAAO network and others to come together and have discussions on different topics that are of interest.

CAAO’s BESTT Round Table Meeting

The CAAO’s BESTT Round Table Meetings are quarterly meetings that bring together all CAAO’s BESTT Donors for a combination of brainstorming, education, coaching, and support in a group setting to sharpen their business and personal skills.

Job Listings

CAAO Sponsors and CAAO’s BESTT donors have to the opportunity to post jobs on the CAAO website at  no cost.   If you are not a CAAO Sponsor or CAAO’s BESTT donor, the cost is $100 per job posting or $1,000 for unlimited job postings for one year.  Call the CAAO office at 216-432-9481 for more details.

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Deputy Chief Investment Officer

CWRU

July, 27, 2017

POSITION ID: 6292

POSITION OBJECTIVE

The Deputy Chief Investment Officer (DCIO) leads the Case Investment Office and is a key member of the Finance staff, reporting directly to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO). The central objective of the position is to produce superior investment returns, commensurate with risk tolerance, for endowment and other financial assets, as measured against spending goals, market benchmarks, and peer institutions. The DCIO also works proactively with the Investment Committee of the Board of Trustees that oversees Case’s endowment assets and assists the Committee in setting investment and spending policies and in monitoring results. In addition, the DCIO builds and manages a staff of investment professionals and creates a work environment that promotes excellence. The DCIO also supports Development and fund raising efforts throughout the university.

To get more details on the job description go to

http://www.case.edu/finadmin/humres/employment/career.html

 Groundsworker 2

CWRU

July, 27, 2017

ltb8@case.edu

Department: Grounds Maintenance

Management Center: University General

Location: Cedar Avenue Service Center

Supervisor Name and Title: Daryl Costanzo, Supervisor

POSITION OBJECTIVE

The Landscaping and Grounds division of Facilities Services is responsible for exterior maintenance (non-facility) of a 142-acre campus. The activities of the landscaping and grounds professionals are highly visible and play an important role in promoting the ambiance of a park like environment in a major urban setting. The maintenance of an attractive and safe campus is important in attracting and retaining faculty, staff and students. Promote communications between the maintenance, custodial, construction, landscaping, and administrative divisions of Facilities Services.

To get more details on the job description go to

http://www.case.edu/finadmin/humres/employment/career.html

 Skilled Trades Wkr2 HVAC

CWRU

July, 27, 2017

ltb8@case.edu

Department: Facilities Services

Management Center: University General

Location: Cedar Avenue Service Center

Supervisor Name and Title: Graham Binnig, Assistant Director

POSITION OBJECTIVE

Repair and maintain physical structures, fixtures, machinery, plumbing, electrical and mechanical systems in university buildings in accordance with blueprints, manuals, codes and work as a member of a self-directed work team. Will be predominantly engaged in the maintenance and repair of mechanical equipment, controls, and systems associated with HVAC, refrigeration, and energy management in university properties.

To get more details go to http://www.case.edu/finadmin/humres/employment/career.html

Teaching & Learning Designer/Technologist 4

CWRU

July 30, 2017

employment@case.edu

POSITION OBJECTIVE

Under general direction, the Teaching and Learning Designer/Technologist 4 (TLD) has wide latitude to perform as a subject matter expert and serve as a specialist in the use of instructional design tools, implementation and management of new solutions, and serves as a liaison between UTech and the campus community in issues related to teaching and learning and the use of technology to support these. Decisions made may have a large impact and require significant discretion to ensure projects run efficiently and to the standards faculty and senior level university administration request. The incumbent may serve as a team or project leader or lead a work group. The incumbent will develop and implement policy related to academic technologies and their use and may supervise a small staff of employees. The incumbent will work together collaboratively with faculty in exploring the use of technology and teaching innovation, assess learning outcomes and student experience using technologies and in new learning environments, and work with campus partners to develop a future state vision for learning spaces.

To get more details go to http://www.case.edu/finadmin/humres/employment/career.html

Groundsworker 2

CWRU

July 31, 2017

POSITION OBJECTIVE
The Landscaping and Grounds division of Facilities Services is responsible for exterior maintenance (non-facility) of a 142-acre campus. The activities of the landscaping and grounds professionals are highly visible and play an important role in promoting the ambiance of a park like environment in a major urban setting. The maintenance of an attractive and safe campus is important in attracting and retaining faculty, staff and students. Promote communications between the maintenance, custodial, construction, landscaping, and administrative divisions of Facilities Services.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Perform lawn maintenance including cutting, irrigation, chemical application of all campus groundcover including pedestrian walkways, football, baseball, track and field and other athletic facilities. Groundskeepers are responsible for identifying areas for reseeding and resodding. 28%
Perform snow and Ice removal including the clearing of all campus walkways, building entrances, emergency egress to maintain a safe and open campus environment. 22%
Perform general maintenance of campus grounds including debris removal, trash hauling and special pick-ups. 10%
Paint athletic fields in accordance with regulations for all sporting events. Assess the condition of the athletic fields to determine appropriate course of action to minimize risk of injury to student athletes.9%
Perform bed maintenance including the planting, weeding and irrigation of all flowers, decorative beds on campus. 8%
Perform autumn maintenance including removal of leaves from all areas of the campus. 7%
Identify and assess diseases and pest problems in groundcover, lawns, trees and gardens to mitigate damage. 6%

NONESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Promote communications between the maintenance, custodial, construction, landscaping, and administrative divisions of Facilities Services. 5%
Maintain records, reports, and inventory of various aspects of the campus landscaping program. 2%
Design and install signs. 1%
Prepare grounds for asphalt and concrete installations. Prepare grounds for, and install, pavers. 1%
Perform other duties as assigned. 1%

CONTACTS

Department: Frequent contact with department staff.

University: Regular contact with all members of university

External: Little or no contact with vendors

Students: Contact with students in work area as it pertains to landscaping responsibilities

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY

This position has no direct supervision of staff employees

QUALIFICATIONS

Experience: 5 years of institutional, industrial or commercial landscaping experience.

Education/Licensing: A high school education. A valid Ohio’s driver’s license free of significant violations.

REQUIRED SKILLS

Individuals must be knowledgeable in the safe use and operation of power mowers, snow blowers and related equipment, vehicles. Individuals must be aware of the safety exposures created by the use of this equipment to themselves and others.
Must be experienced and knowledgeable in the use of specialized heavy equipment including, but not limited to, back hoes, bobcat, tow motors, chain saws, trenchers, tub grinders, and chippers.
Must have experience in repairing equipment for seasonal changeover.
Must have experience in repairing irrigation systems. Must have experience in designing decorative beds (flowers, shrubs, etc.).
Ability to work independently.
Must be able to safely operate small mowers and all types of Class D motor vehicles.
Must be familiar with the proper and safe use of basic hand tools, power tools, and safety equipment.
Basic computer skills; must be able to learn Work Management System software to record work performed in the Zone.

WORKING CONDITIONS

The employee is directly exposed to animals, moving machinery, blood borne pathogens, chemicals, commercial cleaning solvents and oils, confined space entry and / or restricted access, excessive noise, fumes, dust, pesticides or herbicides, radioactive materials, and repetitive motion. Additional hazards directly related to this position include extreme weather conditions, cuts, scraps, bee stings, and insect bites. Must be prepared to receive right-to-know and other training in the identification and handling of hazardous materials including: pesticides, radioactive, chemical and biological.

Department to provide gloves, hard hat, hearing protection, protective eyewear, safety shoes, and respiratory protection are required. Must be able to lift up to 100 lbs. Individuals in this position must have physical dexterity required for lifting, moving, standing, walking for significant periods of time. Must be physically capable of reaching any area of facilities with tools and materials, including roofs, tunnels, and catwalks; this may involve frequent balance, frequent bending, stooping, stretching, crawling and climbing. Must be able to pass required physical examination. Must be available to work night/weekend shifts and be on call for emergencies.

Applications Developer 1 (ERP Security Administrator)

CWRU

August 3, 2017

POSITION OBJECTIVE
Under moderate supervision, perform a variety of tasks following the software development life cycle, through developing, testing, implementing and supporting division and university-wide applications from detailed designs and specifications. The individual will gather requirements, design, build, and test the security to support and the University’s PeopleSoft ERP systems. Perform security reviews and access audits, build/create application security as required. Work with application managers and systems users to determine appropriate security configurations. Ensure compliance with applicable government and university security regulations regarding protection of the University’s enterprise application systems. Execute information systems security plans and procedures, system security reviews, security education for end-users, and investigation/mitigation of security violations involving information systems. Use PeopleTools to analyze modifications in support of the security architecture and troubleshoot security-related issues.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Create and maintain PeopleSoft roles, permission lists, and user profiles. Create and maintain PeopleSoft query security and process access groups to allow users access to query the data and run only the processes appropriate for their roles. Design and implement PeopleSoft application security that balances business need with security policy and other controls. Develop and maintain detailed security plans for PeopleSoft applications and environments. Write and test new application programs from detailed specifications for new and/or existing systems. Analyze and develop modifications to existing software programs. Document new programs or modifications to existing programs according to departmental standards. (50%)
Participate in the review and analysis of internal PeopleSoft projects and external connectivity issues that may have an impact on security. Coordinate security projects and act as a liaison between the security group, business owners, clients and system managers. Work with customers, application team, and technical staff to diagnose and resolve security related problems. Solve problems with application software. Work with users in solving problems and answer system-related questions. Work on division and university-wide projects. (30%)
Perform security audits on PeopleSoft application and technical infrastructure to ensure compliance. Provide input to university information security policy, and advocate such policy and procedures to internal and external clients, customers, users and staff. Analyze security violation reports for suspicious activities and patterns. (15%)
NONESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned. (2.5%)
Apply patches, install software, monitor performance, and troubleshoot alerts. (2.5%)
CONTACTS

University: Frequent contact with primary customers Registrar, Bursar, Director of FA, all staff in Undergraduate Studies, and all staff in Graduate Studies. Contact with other University Staff related to security issues and special requests or application access policies.
Department: Moderate contact with developers, engineers, managers to collaborate on task assignments, projects or issues.

External: Occasional collaboration with vendors and outside consultants to diagnose and resolve technical issues. Also working together on application development projects and upgrades with external resources.
Students: Little or no contact with students.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

May provide direction for project team members.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Experience: Associate’s degree in computer science, information technology, or related field and 2 years of experience that demonstrates analytical and problem solving skills OR Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information technology, or related field.

REQUIRED SKILLS

Principles and methods of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC).
Basic database theory.
Business area outside of technology such as marketing, supply chain management, etc.
Ability to handle sensitive and/or confidential information appropriately.
Basic proficiency with word processor, spreadsheet, presentation, and diagramming tools such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio. (Technical Skills)
Ability to pay attention to detail.
Principles and practices of sound business communications.
Strong interpersonal skills, conflict resolution, and negotiating skills.
Ability to actively listen, responsive to verbal and non-verbal clues. (Listening Skills)
Ability to develop in-depth understanding of client needs in order to be more helpful. The ability to consider how different audiences are likely to respond and choose the best method of communicating the message to each audience. (Customer Focus Skill)
Consistently models high standards of honesty, integrity, trust, openness and respect for the individual. Must have the ability to use discretion and good judgment on sensitive and important matters. Embraces diversity. (Ethic/Integrity Skills)
Ability to recognize the importance of certain tasks and responsibilities and the ability to prioritize to ensure that deadlines are met. (Dependability & Reliability Skill)
Ability to be flexible in order to meet the constant changing scope and needs of the department, division and customers being served.
Ability to work in a face-paced environment while managing multiple projects.
Ability to look at situations from multiple perspectives, break problems into component parts, and look for underlying causes and think through the consequences of different courses of action (Analytical Skills).
Ability to identify various types of problems along with the creation of workable solutions. Requires the identification and analysis of problems, evaluation of alternatives, and provision of solutions. (Problem Solving Skills)
Knowledge of any one of the following: PeopleSoft Enterprise Applications, Campus Solutions, Human Capital Management, Financials and Supply/Chain Management. (preferred)
WORKING CONDITIONS

The working conditions are typical of an office environment. Due to time constraints, many functions must be completed on set deadlines. Travel between various locations on campus may be required. The position requires typing on a computer keyboard and using a computer mouse and a printer. The employee may be required to attend meetings/functions outside normal working hours. The employee may be required are to carry a cell phone, during and after their normal work hours, including weekends to attend to after-hours emergencies.

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