Two years of demonstrated work experience in a higher education environment, or related institution/environment. Budgetary and financial experience, preferably in a higher education setting. Understanding of the administrative functions, programs and requirements of a university. Strong written and oral communication skills. Demonstrated technology skills and ability – (e.g., Word, Excel, Access, Outlook). Ability to negotiate. Strong organizational skills and ability.
Senior Program Manager – in addition to those above: 4 years of demonstrated work experience in an education, or related institution/environment. 2 years of demonstrated supervisory experience. Demonstrated leadership experience.
Performance Expectations: Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Working knowledge of departmental and campus policies and procedures; knowledge of educational program content and objectives; knowledge of program, conference, and symposium management. Working knowledge of delivering program, conferences, symposiums, and workshops to the public. Working knowledge of current public education programs and trends. Working skills to produce and deliver public programs, conferences, symposiums and programs. Working knowledge of performing needs assessment for planning courses and programs. Good analytical skills to understand how business needs can be addressed through the design and delivery of programs, conferences, symposiums. Good reading, verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills, and good presentation skills. Knowledge of managing programs, conferences, symposiums at the university or corporate level. Skill in using business software systems in the completion of work assignments; i.e. Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint. Knowledge of the fundamentals of writing, grammar, syntax, style, and punctuation. Knowledge of appropriate editorial style and publication guidelines. Knowledge of issues in higher education and/or a specialized academic discipline or field. Thorough attention to detail, project management and organizational skills. Thorough research and fact verification skills. Knowledge and use of collaboration software (chat, desktop sharing, conferencing).
Senior Program Manager – in addition to those above: Extensive knowledge of delivering public programs, conferences, and symposiums. Extensive knowledge of current programs, conferences, and symposiums and trends. Extensive skills to produce and deliver public programs, conferences, and symposiums. Extensive knowledge of performing needs assessment for planning programs, conferences, and symposiums.
Special Conditions of Employment: Must be able to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends in order to meet project deadlines. Must be able to work with all required technologies and tools.
Background check: Successful completion of a pre-employment background check.
Degree Verification Requirement: Persons offered employment in this position will be required to provide official education transcripts for degree verification purposes.
Salary: Commensurate with experience; Excellent Benefits.
The University of San Diego offers a very competitive benefits package, to include medical, dental, vision, a 12% retirement contribution given to you by the University (with three year vesting period), and access to on-campus Fitness Centers. Please visit the benefits section of our website to view all of the perks and benefits that USD has to offer. USD: Human Resources: Benefits
Note: This position will be hired at the Program Manager or Senior Program Manager level depending upon the experience of the final candidate.
Hours: 37.5 hours per week; usual work hours 8:30 am to 5:00 pm Monday-Friday
Closing date: Open Until Filled
Note: External job postings will be up for at least five days. After that time, applications will be reviewed by the hiring manager/committee throughout the posting period. A candidate may be selected at any time which could then close this posting on a date earlier than listed.
The University of San Diego is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the campus community.
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