| The University of Chicago's Vice Provost for Academic Leadership, Advancement, and Diversity is currently seeking an individual to fill the position of Senior Project Manager. This person will support the Vice Provost and her team in the conception, development, and implementation of programs and projects across the Vice Provost's portfolio. The portfolio includes activities relating to: diversity and inclusion, faculty development, and chair development. It includes special areas such as academic prizes and awards, professorship programs, and special initiatives. This person will have many job responsibilities with a heavy emphasis on supporting the vice provost with writing, strategic planning, qualitative and quantitative research, project management, and event planning. This person will take on a wide range of special projects with the Vice Provost on issues affecting faculty, other academic appointments, postdocs, staff, and students across the university and with peer institutions. An additional component of this work will be collaborating with the Vice Provost in researching and writing compelling funding proposals and supporting documents for federal, foundation, and private donors. This position will research and independently incorporate changes, comments and critiques from multiple reviewers using excellent writing and editing skills; exercise sound judgment with regard to appropriate points of emphasis and persuasive impact. Describe complex academic subject matter in clear language and present concise rationales for funding. Other job activities include: managing multiple projects at once, keeping a comprehensive plan of all work in progress and complete work on schedule. This person will Implement systems and follow-up processes, work and write under pressure, and use independent judgment to produce high quality work within tight time constraints. This person will support the Vice Provost in writing major reports relating to the campus climate, writing an action plan for diversity and inclusion, and creating an inventory of university-wide diversity and inclusion activities.The University of Chicago is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy. |
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status or status as an individual with disability.The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity / Disabled / Veterans Employer.Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process may contact Human Resources by calling 773-834-1841 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org with their request.