The Program Manager will work closely with the Assistant Dean and the Director of the Career Development Office (CDO), functioning as an integral member of the Career Development team, with responsibilities across an array of areas form counseling, to program management and execution, to administrative duties. This position is critical to the success of the office, both in terms of day-to-day operations and in achieving the long-term strategic goals of the CDO. This position requires a high level of customer service, working with a diverse population of stakeholders inside and outside the school. The position requires high level of discretion and professionalism in dealing with sensitive and confidential information. A successful candidate will be able articulate their interest in the career counseling field, and their desire to develop expertise in the filed by various means, including attending trainings remotely and in-person as required. The ability to travel to events and programing locally is required, and occasional travel outside the region, typically for training, is also required.
University of Utah Job ID# PRN26804B - 00096 - College of Law - Dean
COMPENSATION: $31,600 to $50,000/year, depending on experience
WORK SCHEDULE: Full Time
Oversees administrative matters regarding the day-to-day operations and procedures of an academic, research or administrative program.
Participates in collecting, tracking and organizing employment related data on students and recent graduates in compliance with law school and accreditor standards.
Provides career counseling to COL students (JD and MLS), alumni, and others
Coordinates and executes all aspects of various programs, including On-Campus Interviews, networking programs, and job fairs.
Participates in developing and implementing unit specific financial goals, and performs strategic and tactical planning for the program by establishing short and long range objectives.
Prepares or assists in preparing grant proposals, publication updates, memberships, employment listings, etc.
Assesses related professional development needs and coordinates training programs to meet those needs.
Develops and implements department or program specific policies and procedures as assigned.
Serves as department representative in addressing issues and questions related to programs, including representing the department on various committees as assigned.
Assists in the preparation of program budgets, monitors expenditures, and negotiates terms of related contracts and/or service agreements.
May develop systems and maintain records to support and advance the program.
May supervise subordinate staff.
Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required
Nearly Continuously: Office environment.
Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required
Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.
Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.
Bachelor’s degree in a related field plus two years of related experience or equivalency. Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills also required.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
PREFERENCES: The incumbent provides independent oversight and decision making for all activities of a specified program. Program outcomes often impact the University as a whole. The incumbent acts as a liaison between internal and external constituencies involved in the program related activities. Problems arising from these efforts will be addressed by the incumbent who will refer to their manager any issues outside of program policy and procedure guidelines. The level of responsibility does not generally extend beyond the parameters of the program except in an advisory capacity. Incumbents may have generalized oversight of more than one program.
The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. Please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/TDD), for further information or to request an accommodation. The University of Utah is committed to diversity in its workforce. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: PRN26804B
About University of Utah
The University of Utah, located in Salt Lake City in the foothills of the Wasatch Mountains, is the flagship institution of higher learning in Utah. Founded in 1850, it serves over 31,000 students from across the U.S. and the world. With over 72 major subjects at the undergraduate level and more than 90 major fields of study at the graduate level, including law and medicine, the university prepares students to live and compete in the global workplace. Known for its proximity to seven world-class ski resorts within 40 minutes of campus, the U encourages an active, holistic lifestyle, innovation and collaborative thinking to engage students, faculty and business leaders.