Academic and Faculty Program Manager - CIT Dean's Office - Graduate and Faculty Affairs
Carnegie Mellon University
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Internal Number: 2018160
Carnegie Mellon University's department of Graduate and Faculty Affairs in the College of Engineering Dean's Office is searching for an Academic & Faculty Program Manager. This is an important opportunity for someone who thrives in an exciting and meaningful work environment. You will contribute to the department by providing crucial support by for program management activities for moderately complex programs including: working closely with the Associate Dean for Faculty and Graduate Affairs, running the center for faculty success, developing and implementing professional development, training, and programs for graduate students, postdocs, and faculty, preparing reports with information captured from a variety of internal and external sources; identifying variances and working with other departments and internal partners to ensure a coordinated effort.. You will also work closely with departments and faculty in defining priorities and training opportunities.
This program manager must be able to work independently while also working as a member of the College of Engineering Faculty and Graduate Affairs team and must coordinate activities with those of the College of Engineering departments, and other units at the university.
Core responsibilities will include:
Managing the Center for Faculty Success, including but not limited to:
Helping envision, develop, and implement a strategic vision for the CFS, along with the ADGFA and other members of this office
Project and budget management
Developing programming for the CFS where it doesn't yet exist, in partnership with ADGFA, DEI and Research offices, as well as other potential collaborators; including seeking outside parties to do the training
Helping to manage promised programming associated with potential faculty-related grants and funding, if awarded
Developing and implementing professional development, training, and programs for graduate students, postdocs, and faculty, including but not limited to the following:
Managing Future Faculty Workshops and preparation (audience includes graduate students and postdocs)
Overseeing college-level postdoctoral program(s) and activities including our involvement in the Presidential
Postdoctoral Fellowship Program
Creating and running onboarding and orientation for faculty and postdocs
Developing and identifying resources for career development and training
Developing and identifying resources for leadership training and onboarding
Working in partnership with DEI office to implement faculty support, retention, and belonging models
Assist the Associate Dean for Faculty and Graduate Affairs on projects related to faculty and graduate affairs strategic objectives and goals
Other duties as assigned
Flexibility, excellence, and passion are vital qualities within Graduate and Faculty Affairs in the College of Engineering Dean's Office. Inclusion, collaboration and cultural sensitivity are valued proficiencies at CMU. Therefore, we are in search of a team member who is able to effectively interact with a varied population of internal and external partners at a high level of integrity. We are looking for someone who shares our values and who will support the mission of the university through their work.
You should demonstrate:
Excellent analytical, verbal and written communication skills
Excellent organization, planning, problem-solving and reasoning skills
Excellent teamwork skills
At least one year of program management experience
Or a combination of education and relevant experience from which comparable knowledge
Successful background check
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Program, Project and Operations Management
Staff - Regular
Full Time/Part time
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