Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation's best urban public research universities. Home to more than 47,000 students, 10,500 faculty and staff and 330,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls "the most ambitious campus design program in the country."
With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, eight straight years of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 athletic conference, UC's momentum has never been stronger. UC's annual budget tops $1.6 billion and its endowment totals $1.9 billion.
The Graduate College is seeking a Program Manager to enhance support for graduate students and bolster graduate student success. We are looking for a team member with strong organizational, planning, and time management skills to assist in the development, planning, and implementation of graduate student professional development programmatic efforts. The Program Manager will support graduate students through campus programming, educational efforts, and coordinating with the Graduate College's campus partners (e.g., CAPS, Academic Writing Center, experience based learning, career education, disability services, research office). This person will have a firm understanding of opportunities that build transferable skills for alt-ac and academic jobs.
The Program Manager will also oversee the graduate student learning communities (similar to the idea of communities of practice). In addition, they will support student organizations as well as design and facilitate experiential training for the campus community. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated ability to build relationships across cultures with graduate students, faculty/staff, and community members. This professional will cultivate relationships as they provide an inclusive and engaging environment for students that supports the mission of the university.
This position may require occasional evening and weekend availability to support Graduate College programs, events, and initiatives.
Provide comprehensive administrative and programming support to the Leadership Team, assist in program and event planning, support office operations, organize and analyze data, and prepare surveys, reports, outreach materials, and other correspondence.
Serve as a point person and liaison to facilitate communication and collaboration among multiple units and constituents involved in delivering programs that support career exploration and professional development for graduate students and postdoctoral scholars, and ensure the Graduate College and its professional development offices are consistently represented in a positive, professional manner.
Demonstrating initiative, independent decision-making, and a high level of professionalism, provide event management and support for graduate student and postdoctoral scholar events in the Preparing Future Faculty, and Academic and Student Affairs.
Collaborating with other Graduate School administrative staff to facilitate event planning.
The successful candidate must demonstrate outstanding customer service skills and be comfortable working in a fluid environment that serves a diverse array of constituent groups.
They must also be able to work with a high degree of accuracy and handle confidential material per university policies and federal regulations.
Facilitate graduate student learning communities
Develop and manage programming with respect to mental health, finances, mentorship, career development, careers outside of academia, research and ethics, and physical health.
Seven (7) years of relevant work experience and/or other specialized training can be used in lieu of education requirement.
Three (3) years of relevant experience
Physical Requirements/Work Environment
Office environment/no specific unusual physical or environmental demands.
Compensation and Benefits
UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.
Competitive salary range of $53,942 dependent on the candidate's experience.
Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.
HISTORY IN BRIEF - The University of Cincinnati is a public urban serving research institution that was founded in 1819 and today is one of the country’s largest universities offering more than 350 academic programs to more than 44,000 students. UC has many top ranked programs in areas such as Music and Arts, Medical and Human-Services, Criminal Justice and more. Located in an urban setting, UC is close to the heart of Cincinnati and allows easy access for students to enjoy all that the city offers. UC is also the alma mater of many notables such as President William Howard Taft; Albert Sabin, developer of the oral polio vaccine; Astronaut Neil Armstrong and Mary Weinberg, 2008 Olympic gold medalist. UC is classified as a Research University (Very High Research Activity) by the Carnegie Commission and is ranked as one of America’s top 35 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. UC jumped 17 spots in the U.S. News & World Report rankings in the past two years alone. In addition to being named a “green university” by Princeton Review, UC has been named one of the world’s most beautiful campuses by Forbes and Delta Sky magazines. Learn more at www.uc.edu.MISSIO...N STATEMENT - The University of Cincinnati serves the people of Ohio, the nation, and the world as a premier, public, urban research university dedicated to undergraduate, graduate, and professional education, experience-based learning, and research. We are committed to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff, and all of our activities. We provide an inclusive environment where innovation and freedom of intellectual inquiry flourish. Through scholarship, service, partnerships, and leadership, we create opportunity, develop educated and engaged citizens, enhance the economy and enrich our University, city, state and global community.