1. Oversees the advancement and growth of the program. Gives direction and leadership supporting the philosophy, mission, strategy, and annual goals and objectives. Assumes primary accountability for disseminating and publishing all program information to create public awareness and support of the program. 2. Works closely with leadership, internal and external colleagues, and community residents to further develop and implement strategic plans. 3. Identifies, solicits, and cultivates community partnerships and collaborations to assist in the development and growth of the program. Develops the metrics to identify and measure the success of the program. Responsible for measurements of grant success and related evaluation. 4. Assists in identifying and evaluating potential future funding sources, and contributes to the submission of grants and contracts supporting the program, including the annual submission and writing of all content areas and budgetary sections of grant applications. Develops and manages the program's operating budget. 5. Develops the administrative infrastructure of the program. Manages human resource and administrative functions of the program, including staffing and hiring, supervision, performance development, counseling and discipline, if warranted. Oversees and manages information systems, facilities, and space needs. 6. Investigates, identifies, implements, and oversees the maintenance of systems to gather, track, and report information to support the initiatives of the program. Tracks all program activities and regularly informs leadership of progress on each initiative. Recommends structural or programmatic adjustments, changes or additions based on full knowledge of missions, goals, and objectives. 7. Initiates, designs, and manages the compilation of program communications; identifying outreach potential, and promoting philanthropic and collaborative support of the program. Contributes to the development and assists in the management of content on the program's website and monitors all changes and additions to the editorial content. 8. May perform other duties as assigned.
Required Skill/ability 1: Demonstrated critical and strategic thinking and administrative support skills. Proven ability to work both in a team and independently, and to manage multiple priorities. Excellent communications and writing skills. Ability to take on additional administrative responsibilities as needed.
Required Skill/ability 2: Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills. Ability to work harmoniously with faculty, students and visitors, MacMillan, and University offices and external organizations
Required Skill/ability 3: Data-driven, technologically savvy. Able to learn and master new digital technologies quickly. Excellent computer skills including Windows and Mac OS, Word, Excel, Outlook, databases and internet navigation skills.
Required Skill/ability 4: Excellent attention to detail with a demonstrated ability to perform with accuracy despite interruptions. Ability to prioritize work and juggle a range of activities under multiple deadlines and sources of leadership. Ability to work independently and exercise good judgment under pressure. Ability to make decisions independently when appropriate.
Required Skill/ability 5: Demonstrated positive attitude and commitment to working as a member of a center-wide team. The ideal candidate should have the ability to understand, communicate, and effectively interact with people across cultures. Being open to learning about different dimensions of diversity and exhibiting positive attitudes towards cultural differences.
Preferred Education: Master's degree and 5+ years of experience in a fast-paced higher education academic administration, nonprofit, or comparable experience such as school system, museum, or training and development unit of business. Prior experience with operations, grant management, grant writing and/or fundraising.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
Posting Position Title: Program Manager
University Job Title: Program Manager, Engagement
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Master's degree and 5+ years of experience in a fast-paced higher education academic administration, nonprofit, or comparable experience such as school system, museum, or training and development unit of business. Prior experience with operations, grant management, grant writing and/or fundraising.
Bachelor's degree in a related field and four years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
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