GSPIA-Office of the Dean - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (19005148)
The Administrator of the Johnson Institute serves in an administrative capacity, providing support to the Director in identifying and implementing strategies for the operations of the Johnson Institute for Responsible Leadership. The Institute Administrator is responsible for the day-to-day management of the Johnson Institute, including budget, programming, initiating and managing contracts with vendors, supervising and evaluating student employees, advising and counseling student participants in Johnson Institute programs, and initiating and maintaining excellent relations with a wide variety of individual and institutional partners who are instrumental in the fulfillment of the mission of the Johnson Institute.
This position reports directly to the Director of the Johnson Institute and will work with substantial independence and professional latitude in the implementation of Institute programs. The incumbent will oversee daily operations of the Institute, including the stewardship of sponsored projects and discretionary funds. This includes: pre-award assistance with proposals, generating and completing progress and final reports, and performing a wide variety of post-award functions. This position will monitor multiple entities of funds and closely monitor a complex budget and ensure proper expensing of the funds.
The incumbent will work in partnership with the Director to design special events and other mission-relevant programming for the Institute and will be substantially responsible for the effective execution of those programs, including logistical arrangements required for maintaining and enhancing the reputation and image of the Johnson Institute. This includes hosting a variety of high-level officials and talented individuals and alumni, as well as donors of the Institute. The incumbent will also design and implement evaluation methods and protocols for assessing the effectiveness of these programs in advancing the Institute's mission in teaching, research, and public service in conjunction with the Director. The incumbent also will be substantially responsible for the design of external communication tools such as annual reports and case studies. The incumbent will be responsible for overseeing the maintenance of the Johnson Institute website, social media pages, and contact databases. The incumbent must have sufficient educational training and professional experience to take initiative, work independently, and contribute in a meaningful way to the three-fold mission of the Johnson Institute - teaching, research, and service.
One to three years of relevant administrative experience in a professional and/or administrative position preferred. Basic understanding of public service and nonprofit issues preferred.
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Job Classification: Staff.Administrator.II
Minimum Education Level Required: Baccalaureate
Minimum Experience Level Required: 2-3 years experience
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; occasional evening hours for events
Hiring Range: $26,988.00 - $43,212.00
Relocation Offered: No
Visa Sponsorship Provided: No
Background Check: For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances: Not Applicable
Required Documents: Resume, Cover Letter
Internal Number: 19005148
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