1. Oversees the advancement and growth of the program. Gives direction and leadership supporting the philosophy, mission, strategy, and annual goals and objectives. Assumes primary accountability for disseminating and publishing all program information to create public awareness and support of the program. 2. Works closely with leadership, internal and external colleagues, and community residents to further develop and implement strategic plans. 3. Identifies, solicits, and cultivates community partnerships and collaborations to assist in the development and growth of the program. Develops the metrics to identify and measure the success of the program. Responsible for measurements of grant success and related evaluation. 4. Assists in identifying and evaluating potential future funding sources, and contributes to the submission of grants and contracts supporting the program, including the annual submission and writing of all content areas and budgetary sections of grant applications. Develops and manages the program's operating budget. 5. Develops the administrative infrastructure of the program. Manages human resource and administrative functions of the program, including staffing and hiring, supervision, performance development, counseling and discipline, if warranted. Oversees and manages information systems, facilities, and space needs. 6. Investigates, identifies, implements, and oversees the maintenance of systems to gather, track, and report information to support the initiatives of the program. Tracks all program activities and regularly informs leadership of progress on each initiative. Recommends structural or programmatic adjustments, changes or additions based on full knowledge of missions, goals, and objectives. 7. Initiates, designs, and manages the compilation of program communications; identifying outreach potential, and promoting philanthropic and collaborative support of the program. Contributes to the development and assists in the management of content on the program's website and monitors all changes and additions to the editorial content. 8. May perform other duties as assigned.
Required Skill/ability 1: Demonstrated high level of organization and planning, acute attention to detail, and high standards of excellence.
Required Skill/ability 2: Demonstrated professionalism and initiative including the ability to meet deadlines and effectively manage multiple tasks.
Required Skill/ability 3: Ability to learn or work in online learning management systems, using recording/video software, and preparing appealing presentations.
Required Skill/ability 4: Demonstrated excellent communication and public relations skills, ideally including demonstrated ability translating technical concepts for lay audiences or clients.
Required Skill/ability 5: Ability to recognize evolving online education trends and to make recommendations that incorporate new approaches when appropriate and the ability to work well in a team-oriented environment with demonstrated ability coordinating work across units, functions, and departments.
Preferred Education: Master's or Ph.D. in Green Chemistry or Sustainability. Ideally, background in pedagogical approaches to online education, and experience with online learning platforms and assessing education outcome metrics.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
Posting Position Title: Program Manager
University Job Title: Program Manager
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Master's or Ph.D. in Green Chemistry or Sustainability. Ideally, background in pedagogical approaches to online education, and experience with online learning platforms and assessing education outcome metrics.
Bachelor's degree in a related field and four years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.