Located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Lesley University is highly regarded for its graduate and undergraduate programs in education, the arts, and applied social sciences. Lesley fosters a highly creative environment in which innovative ideas thrive, theory is integrated with practice and its 7,000 students and 87,000 alumni are empowered to improve and enrich communities.
We offer a competitive benefits package that includes health, dental, life, and long-term-disability insurance. In addition, we offer generous amounts of vacation and holiday time, as well as a tuition remission policy that enables employees to expand their knowledge and skills.
Information on the Department:
The Division of Counseling and Psychology integrates mind-body, behavioral health, trauma studies, school counseling, and social justice advocacy. The Division uses a relational teaching and learning model in all our courses that emphasizes the recognition of multiple world views, the use of student's native knowing as a ground for expanding frames of reference, and the power of connection in the context of learning and counseling. Connection and collaboration are central to how the Division operates.
The Program Manager is responsible for managing and communication with all Faculty and directors, internal and external personnel relating to Lesley University and our Division to ensure that the goal is met of providing quality education and training to our graduate and Ph.D. students. S/he will also build, adapt, and manage office systems that are critical to the division's day-to-day operation (i.e. adjunct hiring, all personnel records including evaluations and reviews, workloads of all faculty, contracts, course offerings, course scheduling, ergonomic assessments, manage all information for each course (i.e. syllabi, key assignments/rubrics, course descriptions, program information, books, myLesley communities, etc.), budget/finance management, procurement, program evaluation data, and perform special projects both for internal and external initiatives.
Three - five years of administrative experience.
Budget oversight experience.
Excellent organizational skills and the ability to work independently to manage and properly prioritize an extensive workload with shifting priorities.
Ability to identify, analyze and assess problems and to determine whether an independent initiative or a collaborative effort is most appropriate to yield a satisfactory and timely resolution.
The demonstrated ability to recognize and respond appropriately to sensitive issues that may demand a high degree of confidentiality.
Must possess advanced computer skills, with a proficiency in Microsoft Suite software, preferably in a Mac and Windows environment.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Must be authorized to work in the United States; if you hold a visa, your visa status must allow you to work at Lesley University.
Master's degree preferred.
Proficiency in Colleague, Informer, and One Drive.
Salary Grade 25: $52,715 - $62,730
Background checks are required for all positions.
Lesley University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to increasing the diversity of the university community and the curriculum. Candidates who believe they can contribute to this goal are encouraged to apply.
A cover letter, CV/resume, and contact information for three references must be included for full consideration.
Applications will be reviewed upon the establishment of an appropriate pool of candidates.
Located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Lesley University is highly regarded for its graduate and undergraduate programs in education, the arts, and applied social sciences. Lesley fosters a highly creative environment in which innovative ideas thrive, theory is integrated with practice and its 7,000 students and 83,000 alumni are empowered to improve and enrich communities.