Program Manager, Architecture Division: Graduate Architecture California College of the Arts
This division is one of four academic divisions in the college and is part of Academic Affairs. The staff in each division work collaboratively to address operational/curricular challenges that impact all Academic Affairs administration.
The program manager is part of a dynamic administrative team that supports the day-to-day operations of the academic programs in their purview. Under the supervision of the Assistant Director, the PM works with their program chair(s) to coordinate curricular operations, events and projects. The program manager serves as a key liaison between academic and administrative departments at the college and collaborates with other program staff to ensure program success. All team members provide targeted administrative support and take on special projects as arranged with the divisional Dean and Assistant Director. This position supports Architecture Division projects, the Masters of Architecture (MArch) program, and the Master of Advanced Architectural Design (MAAD) program. Program assignments may shift depending on the needs of the division and the college. MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES
General Program Administration - 25% Serve as a first point of contact for students, faculty, and external guests. Liaise with other college offices and support services as necessary. Maintain program files and archives. Maintain program portfolio in collaboration with program chair. Assist chair with the onboarding of new faculty. Attend program meetings and take notes. Coordinate program external review. Provide assistance to the dean, assistant/associate director, and chair(s) in institutional assessment and accreditation processes as needed. Other duties/special projects as assigned by divisional assistant director, associate director, and/or dean. Obtain and maintain proficiency in all relevant college platforms and systems. Attend trainings and update skills as needed. Understand and utilize academic affairs standard operating procedures while carrying out all work duties
Founded in 1907, California College of the Arts (CCA) is an independent art college with 21 undergraduate programs in architecture, design, fine arts, visual studies, and writing. The college also has graduate programs in architecture, comics, curatorial practice, design, design strategy, film, fine arts, visual and critical studies, and writing. Through these programs, the college has created a d...ynamic and interdisciplinary environment. Diverse cultural perspectives enrich the CCA community and the college believes that continuing to expand the horizons of the students and faculty is essential to achieving its educational objectives. With campuses in Oakland and San Francisco, CCA currently enrolls 1,950 full-time students.