The Ohio State University, along with eight other large public universities, serves as an institutional member of the Advancement Leadership Forum (ALF) public cohort. ALF institutions gather regularly to exchange data and best practices, enhancing their respective institutions and advancing the Advancement profession. These universities have piloted a yearlong, cohort-based program across member institutions, called the Advancement Leadership Lab (ALL), to prepare experienced Advancement professional for senior leadership positions in higher education.
Ohio State is serving as the administrative institution to initiate the multi-institution pilot and is seeking an experienced and highly organized Program Manager to play an essential role in the ongoing development, management and evaluation of ALL.
This Program Manager role is a 2-year term position that reports to the Advancement Vice President for Strategy and Administration. The Program Manager provides essential support and management of ALL by executing responsibilities including, but not limited to, providing essential administrative support, consulting on program design and content delivery, overseeing the program's day-to-day operations, ensuring program compliance, and monitoring the program's progress toward established goals and objectives.
The ideal candidate will possess program/project management experience, exceptional communication and organization skills, and a strong understanding of adult learning principles and leadership development. All members of Advancement are part of creating an inclusive culture that inspires an exceptionally diverse and talented team and are measured on their adherence to the following core competencies: leadership, continuous improvement, teamwork and collaboration, and communication/interpersonal effectiveness. The majority of work is conducted during normal business hours (8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.) and requires moderate overnight travel and/or remote work.
Master’s degree in an appropriate field or equivalent combination of education and experience; five years of professional, administrative experience that illustrates proven project/program management skills; two years of experience working in talent management or coordinating adult learning programs; experience in policy or operating procedure development.
Professional working experience within higher education; Professional working experience in Advancement profession; Professional experience creating, coordinating, managing, directing and/or facilitating leadership development programs.
Target Salary: $50,000.00 - $60,000.00 Annually
Job Category: Administrative and Professional
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The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, and protected veteran status.
The Ohio State University is a dynamic community of diverse resources, where opportunity thrives and where individuals transform themselves and the world. Founded in 1870, Ohio State is a world-class public research university and the leading comprehensive teaching and research institution in the state of Ohio. With more than 63,000 students (including 57,000 in Columbus), the Wexner Medical Center, 14 colleges, 80 centers and 175 majors, the university offers its students tremendous breadth and depth of opportunity in the liberal arts, the sciences and the professions.