Education Program Manager - 12191-1A

  • University of California-Irvine
  • Irvine, CA, USA
  • Nov 09, 2020

Job Description

Updated: Oct 28, 2020
Location: UC Irvine Campus
Job Type:

Job Opening ID: 12191Reports To: Chief Administrative OfficerWorking Title: Education Program Manager Department: Susan Samueli Integrative Health InstituteBargaining Unit: 99FLSA: ExemptPayroll Job Code: 000378Job Location: UCI Campus- IrvinePercent of Time: 100%Work Schedule: 8-5, M-FEmployee Class: CareerPosition Summary:Under the authority of the Associate Vice Chancellor of Integrative Health, and as a member of the leadership team, the incumbent provides advisory and program/project execution services to the Susan Samueli Integrative Health Institute in the areas of program development, evaluation, and assessment. Oversees the development of non-credit and for-credit programs, certificates and other self-supporting programs, evaluation, and strategy for a wide range of current and new programming. The Director will provide high level research and analysis and collaborate with the Chief Administration Officer and SSIHI faculty towards the building of a suite of programs that align with the mission and vision of the future SSIHI including dissemination of information and ideas on the AVCs behalf. The Director will contribute to an environment of innovation, collaboration, and overall educational excellence, establish instructional collaborations between campus partners and other College of Health Sciences schools, and enhance the Undergraduate and Graduate programs profile and expand their reach.Independently oversees a moderately sized academic or research program and represents the program to outside organizations. Oversees all administrative operations, finance, human resources and facilities for program. Designs and develops major program components, and administers the full range of the program's operational requirements. Works with faculty on formulating short-term planning and procedures. Develops and organizes conferences and other public forums. Works under direction of Principal Investigator to establish center agenda, funding and objectives.

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  • Bachelor degree with at least 5-7 years of experience in higher education and academic programming or equivalent combination of education and experience.Academic background and experience in selected area of research. Advanced knowledge of administrative, budgetary, human resources and financial principles and practices. Advanced oral and written communication skills. Advanced ability to think creatively and independently on concepts requiring advanced analytical skills. Advanced interpersonal skills and ability to work with diverse groups to achieve results. Advanced ability to work collaboratively with internal and external peers and managers. Highly skilled fundraising experience. Demonstrated understanding of program development, cross-organizational partnerships and external stakeholder management. Ability to take initiative and integrate diverse opportunities and complex viewpoints into simple program/business plans. Ability to be creative and enjoy working within a new (start-up), small, entrepreneurial environment that is mission-driven, results-driven and community oriented. Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills. Proficiency in English in order to read, understand and interpret complex documents, including detailed information on University policies and procedures related to academic programs and research units. Excellent interpersonal skills necessary to form strong partnerships. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with other staff members, faculty, students, and supervisors to promote teamwork, diversity, and inclusiveness within the Program in Public Health and the Campus. Demonstrated experience working independently and as part of a team. Demonstrated ability to lead teams, work groups and committees and to act productively as a part of a group. Exceptional leadership and management skills to motivate, direct, and develop staff efforts. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple responsibilities and deadlines with the ability to foresee and resolve a wide variety of business problems and take action where answers to a problem are not readily apparent. Ability to accomplish goals by working through formal and informal channels, with diplomacy and tactfulness. Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills. Ability to analyze issues and make recommendations in support of high-level decision-making process. Ability to innovate, design and implement new programming concepts. Demonstrated planning and organizational skills and ability to work independently and carry out tasks reliably with minimal direction. Ability to collaborate with different faculty, staff, and external partners; strong stakeholder/partner management skills. Ability to provide structure to a complex and evolving program development process. Knowledge of instructional design, program evaluation and assessment. Knowledge of professional/continuing education, event planning, and marketing either through education or work experience. Strong attention to detail, excellent critical thinking skills, and ability to exercise good judgement. Skill in working with a personal computer. Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint).
  • Working knowledge of UC and UCI governance, instructional and research programs, general catalogue, degree requirements, student affairs, and academic and research policies and procedures. Working knowledge of UCI campus organizational structure, departments/schools, and central administrative offices, their services, roles and responsibilities, and ability to work collaboratively with these personnel. Working knowledge in the development of professional, self-supporting, or entrepreneurial programs and degrees in higher education. Working knowledge of effective pedagogy used in the development and instructional design of online and hybrid course modalities. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Google software suites. Experience working with international academic, cross-continental, and special programs.
Special Conditions Required:Occasional travel and evening and weekends. Final candidate subject to background check. As a federal contractor, UC Irvine is required to use E-Verify to confirm the work status of individuals assigned to perform substantial work under certain federal contracts/subcontracts.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

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