TEES Manager, Operations

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Bryan, TEXAS
Job Type: FullTime

Job Title

TEES Manager, Operations


Texas A&M Engineering


Chief Operating Officer

Proposed Minimum Salary


Job Location

Bryan, Texas

Job Type


Job Description

Why work for Texas A&M Engineering?

Who we are

Texas A&M Engineering is a large employer in the great and growing cities of Bryan/College Station, offering thousands of career opportunities in a wide variety of fields. We are deeply committed to recruiting and retaining a talented workforce that embraces our core values of respect, excellence, leadership, loyalty, integrity, and service. Texas A&M Engineering offers competitive salaries, full benefits, an extensive support network, and above all, an enriching and highly collaborative working community that is deeply passionate about our vision for higher education, research, and public service.

Job Description


The TEES Manager, Operations is responsible for a variety of special projects with the Chief Operating Officer.  This person will be the day-to-day Point of Contact at the TEES RELLIS Headquarters.  This person, under general supervision, will perform moderately complex administrative and supervisory work. 

The Manager, Operations’ overarching purpose is to assist in ensuring that researchers and staff have what they need to perform their work in a safe, secure environment. 


  • Serve as the TEES RELLIS Campus point of contact
  • Represent TEES interests in the Transportation Services Advisory Council (TSAC), and the Sustainability & Environmental Management Committee
  • Assist with the development of the Enterprise Risk Management Plan, and Business and Continuity Plans. Participate in exercises/drills related to these plans
  • Participate in updating and maintaining the Delegation of Authority and Business Continuity Plan
  • Act as the TEES Liaison with the RELLIS Administration, including but not limited to attending biweekly RELLIS Operations meetings, RELLIS Security meetings, and SOP development/update meetings
  • Address facility-related matters (including maintenance, repairs, upgrades, etc.)  in coordination with the Operations Coordinator
  • Assist with Center Operations tasks, including but not limited to Center Director meetings, reviewing annual reports, and providing support to Centers.
  • Assist with the development of a Safety Culture within TEES with things like safety trainings, having a “safety minute” at the start of meetings, and other activities that promote safety within TEES
  • Coordinate and review the space inventory report
  • Acts as backup for the Youth Programs For Minors Liaison
  • Supervise Operations Coordinator
  • Coordinate and manage special projects that are integral to the research mission
  • Assist Project Specialist II with Center Operations
  • Assist with planning and coordination of TEES Advisory Board events
  • Act as backup for the Chief Operating Officer
  • Other duties as assigned.

What we need:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Five years of related experience

What is helpful:

  • Texas A&M University System experience
  • Knowledge of TAMUS business processes and software (AggieBuy, WorkDay, FAMIS/Canopy, Maestro, etc.)

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask
  • Work cooperatively with others
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills

Work Location:

  • RELLIS Campus – Bryan, TX.

Texas A&M Engineering provides an outstanding benefits package including but not limited to:

  • Competitive health benefits.
  • Generous paid vacation, sick time, and holidays.
  • Vision, Dental, Life, and Long-Term Disability insurance options.
  • Teachers Retirement System of Texas (TRS), a defined benefit retirement plan with 8% employer contribution.
  • Additional Voluntary Retirement Programs: Tax Deferred Account 403(b) and a Deferred Compensation Program 457(b).
  • Flexible spending account options for medical and childcare expenses
  • Robust free training access through LinkedIn Learning plus professional development opportunities.
  • Tuition assistance https://engineering.tamu.edu/information/esac/educational-assistance-programs.html
  • Wellness program release time offered to employees to promote work/life balance.

Helpful Applicant Information

Required Materials for Application:

  • Resume/CV
  • Three work references with their contact information; at least one reference should be from a supervisor/former supervisor.
  • Letter of interest

Compensation Philosophy:

  • Recruit and retain high-performing workforce through competitive compensation and career development including career pathing, coaching and skills development.
  • Offer total rewards, flexible benefits, professional development, performance recognition and work-life balance.
  • Ensure resources are readily available and utilized to attract and retain the highest quality researchers, faculty, and staff.  

Employment Eligibility Verification

  • If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification I-9 form.  You will be required to present acceptable and original documents to prove your identity and authorization to work in the United States.  Documents need to be presented no later than the third day of employment.  Failure to do so will result in delay of start date.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

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