Department:Advancement Appointment Type and Duration:Regular, Ongoing Salary:$35,000 - $45,000 per year Compensation Band:OH-OA03-Fiscal Year 2017-2018 FTE:1.0
Application Review Begins August 15, 2017; position open until filled
Special Instructions to Applicants Please submit a resume and cover letter with your online application.
Department Summary University Advancement is responsible for strategically positioning the UO with its various constituents and securing resources to further its aims. The division consists of approximately 200 employees primarily working out of Eugene, with offices in Portland and Bend. Departments within University Advancement include: Advancement/UO Alumni Association; Development; Stewardship and Public Events; Advancement Operations; Federal Affairs; and State and Community Affairs.
Advancement Operations provides essential services that build a strong foundation from which units within University Advancement promote the university’s priorities and operate within a framework of efficient business practices. Programs within the division of Advancement Operations include: Prospect Management and Analytics, Financial Services, Strategic Talent and Engagement Team, Facilities and Office Operations, and IT Services.
Position Summary This position serves a crucial function in the area of talent management, serving a University Advancement community of 150+ employees across campus. This individual will be responsible for project implementation of new programs and oversight of key talent pipeline initiatives. He/she will be responsible for both the day-to-day implementation activity as well as long term strategic planning for the talent management programs. This position will be expected to manage three key programs: the advancement rotational internship, advancement employee training and professional development, and internal communications tools for employees.
The Program Manager reports to the Director of Talent Management and is responsible for oversight, implementation and assessment of emerging talent management programs within University Advancement. The program manager will be expected to have a high level of independence and autonomy. As the primary force in project implementation, he/she will be expected to oversee the budget of the internship program, build and communicate long-term initiatives to leadership and the broader team, track progress-to-date across multiple projects, and lead strategy sessions and meetings. This position is also expected to identify and build creative solutions for new needs across the advancement team.
Minimum Requirements • Bachelor’s Degree OR 5 years of equivalent professional experience in program or project management. • 1 year of relevant project or program management experience in a complex and diverse organization.
Professional Competencies • Independence and creativity in project management and implementation. • Analytical approaches for measuring ROI and effectiveness of learning programs, internships, and internal communication outreach. • Strong interpersonal and communications skills with persons in diverse work groups and with differing skill levels. • Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills, with an acute attention to detail. • Independent judgment, and ability to effectively interact with a wide range of internal and external audiences. • Familiarity with database and office intranet software. • Ability to communicate and work effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and cultures. • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information. • Commitment to, and experience with, promoting and enhancing diversity and equity.
Preferred Qualifications • Experience in human resources, adult learning and development, and student employment. • Experience in higher education advancement or non-profit fundraising.
All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.
The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits.
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