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Oracle Operations Manager - Oracle for Startups on Campus in Des Moines, Iowa

Job Description

Manage the development and implementation process of a specific company product.

Manage the development and implementation process of a specific company product involving departmental or cross-functional teams focused on the delivery of new or existing products. Plan and direct schedules and monitor budget/spending. Monitor the project from initiation through delivery. Organize the interdepartmental activities ensuring completion of the project/product on schedule and within budget constraints. Assign and monitor work of systems analysis and program staff, providing technical support and direction.

Duties and tasks are varied and complex, needing independent judgment. Fully competent in own area of expertise. May have project lead role and or supervise lower level personnel. BS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. 5 years of project management, product design or related experience preferred.

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Operations Manager Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Develop and build out Oracle for Startups on Campus program infrastructure, including reporting and tracking metrics, tool automation, and other best practices

  • Develop and implement frameworks and structures to drive Oracle Cloud engagement inside and outside the classroom at universities across the globe

  • Support organizing hackathons, build days, design sprints, and other events to foster new idea development with Oracle Cloud

  • Collaborate with other Oracle key stakeholders to ensure our processes integrate into the broader organization, including marketing, PR, strategy, PMO, and business development departments

  • Build systems and frameworks that allow us to scale faster and support Oracle Cloud trainings, webinars, and demos in technical classes in universities across the globe

  • Track qualitative and quantitative metrics to monitor and optimize impact across higher education programs

  • Work alongside our finance and procurement teams managing partnership proposals budgeting, purchase orders, and other unforeseen challenges to ensure the Oracle for Startups on Campus program is deemed successful by set metrics.

  • Prepare operational reports, strategic decks, and presentations, as required

  • Provide financial updates and reports, as required

  • Support onboarding and management of pipeline of new student/faculty-led ventures leveraging Oracle Cloud

  • Have a bias for action where we can implement new processes to achieve maximum efficiency


  • You have 4-7+ years of experience in operations with startups, higher education innovation, or a similar field

  • Demonstrate proactivity and comfort with working in an often-ambiguous environment

  • You have an attention to detail and ability to synthesize information concisely

  • You have a bias for action, are a team player, and a problem-solve

  • You have advanced skills in Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint)

  • (Preferred) Experience with Oracle eBusiness Suite and NetSuite (or comparable ERP and CRM systems/processes)

  • You have a positive and creative attitude to solving problems and have the ability to think outside the box and ask questions to help improve the way we operate

  • You are detail orientated with an understanding that the little things matter

  • You are flexible and comfortable to adjust, shape and change as the program evolves

  • You display the highest personal integrity and ethics

  • You have exceptional relationship-building and collaboration skills

  • You are a self-starter and have an ability to adapt quickly

  • You are data-driven and metrics obsessed

Who We Are:

  • Culture Matters: We will build great teams who embrace a common vision, principles, work ethic, and commitment to results. We will value different perspectives, learn from each other, and do hard things. Great people do great things.

  • Resist Passivity : We will always have a bias for action when innovating, communicating, and executing. Prioritize actions and results.

  • Always Be Scrappy : Just like the startups we serve, we need to take risks with minimal resources. This will keep us efficient, nimble and more likely position us for success. Operate like a startup inside of Oracle.

  • Cloud Adoption Centric : When we evaluate our activities, initiatives and plans, we will always prioritize Oracle Cloud adoption and usage for our community of customers and partners. Do what we do and do it well.

  • Metrics Driven : When possible (and it almost always is), we will measure our outcomes and seek to understand the levers to success. Test assumptions and measure the right things. Follow the data.

  • Planetary Scale : The world generates hundreds of thousands of new businesses every year. We need to keep an eye on scaling our customer base on a planetary scale through capturing firms in highly automated and efficient fashion. Go big.

About Us

Diversity and Inclusion:

An Oracle career can span industries, roles, Countries and cultures, giving you the opportunity to flourish in new roles and innovate, while blending work life in. Oracle has thrived through 40+ years of change by innovating and operating with integrity while delivering for the top companies in almost every industry.

In order to nurture the talent that makes this happen, we are committed to an inclusive culture that celebrates and values diverse insights and perspectives, a workforce that inspires thought leadership and innovation.

Oracle offers a highly competitive suite of Employee Benefits designed on the principles of parity, consistency, and affordability. The overall package includes certain core elements such as Medical, Life Insurance, access to Retirement Planning, and much more. We also encourage our employees to engage in the culture of giving back to the communities where we live and do business.

At Oracle, we believe that innovation starts with diversity and inclusion and to create the future we need talent from various backgrounds, perspectives, and abilities. We ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to successfully participate in the job application, interview process, and in potential roles. to perform crucial job functions.

That’s why we’re committed to creating a workforce where all individuals can do their best work. It’s when everyone’s voice is heard and valued that we’re inspired to go beyond what’s been done before.


Oracle is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer * . All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected veterans’ status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Oracle will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records pursuant to applicable law.

* Which includes being a United States Affirmative Action Employer