Center for Talented Youth Assistant Program Manager
Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth
September 21, 2018
44748.00 - 61610.00
Full Time - Administration
The Johns Hopkins University for Center Talented Youth (CTY) is currently seeking an assistant program manager for its summer residential and day programs in the United States.
What is CTY?
The Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth is a nonprofit dedicated to identifying and developing the talents of academically advanced K-12 students around the world. We provide today’s brightest students with fun, challenging courses; a community of engaged learners; and a strong foundation for future success in college and their careers. Want to join our team? We’re looking for mission-driven problem-solvers who can thrive in CTY’s diverse, collaborative, fast-paced, and results-driven work environment. We value innovation, creativity, integrity, and a shared commitment to the bright young people we serve. In return, we offer employees the opportunity to be part of the Johns Hopkins community and to take advantage of our generous benefits package, which includes affordable health-care options and tuition assistance for employees and their families.
The Assistant Program Manager's Role
The assistant program manager assists program managers in planning and executing all activities related to academic summer residential and day programs for 10,000 academically talented students annually, including assisting with the direct management and day-to-day supervision of at least 1 to 3 program sites.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Communicate with and advise students, parents, and school representatives.
Respond to and appropriately address student, parent, and staff concerns.
Recruit, hire, train, manage, and evaluate the performance of Summer Programs staff
Assist with communications with host institutions and vendors to ensure academic, residential, and other logistical needs of Summer Programs sites are met.
Provide curriculum development in an academic area and provide instructional support and guidance to instructional staff.
Participate in or chair departmental committees.
Edit and occasionally develop manuals, handbooks, and other documents for students, families, and staff to provide information related to Summer Programs practices, policies, and procedures.
Assist in establishing department priorities and contribute to decision making about Summer Programs policies and practices.
Must be able to travel and work some nights and weekends.
Summer travel typically includes 3 residencies, each 1-2 weeks long.
Extenuating circumstances could require additional time on site.
Sites assignments are to be determined and are subject to change, but could include responsibility for sites overseas.
If assigned to overseas sites, one, longer residency of 4-6 weeks would be required.
Candidate must be able and willing to travel to any site assigned.
Applicants must be authorized to work in the US.
All employees participating in or serving children in University programs must participate in mandatory Child Abuse Prevention online training on the appropriate conduct around children, protecting children from abuse and neglect, and reporting of known or suspected child abuse and neglect.
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Johns Hopkins University is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria. The university promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans.
Minimum Required Education and Related Work Experience:
Bachelor’s degree required.
Prefer degree in applied math, computer science, economics, or engineering.
Two years of experience teaching (college or pre-college) or in residential life (college or boarding school).
Experience with academically talented students highly desired.
Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Special Skills and Knowledge:
Strong leadership skills
Ability to manage high volume of work and multiple priorities
Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
Knowledge of teaching, pedagogy, and residential program issues
Knowledge of both college and pre-college education.