Program Manager for Ethical Global Learning

Haverford, Pennsylvania
Feb 21, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Program Manager for Ethical Global Learning

Job Summary:

Haverford College seeks to hire a full-time, exempt, fully benefits eligible Program Manager for Ethical Global Learning to support faculty and student activities that extend Haverford College's identity as an institution engaged in fundamental issues of inequality and social justice, locally, nationally, and internationally. Considering such a commitment through the lens of cultivating ethically-grounded global leaders (inclusive of local and domestic engagement), the individual will add coordinating and implementation capacity to faculty and student learning communities and work closely with other the Center for Peace and Global Citizenship (CPGC) staff members to align numerous existing efforts in a manner that makes the College's core commitments increasingly clear. The individual in the position will support faculty activities, research, and special programs relating to engaged, ethical global learning such that a common website and shared narrative is accessible to and understood by others interested in ethical global learning. All of these activities will enhance student opportunities for engaged, ethical learning experiences and further advance Haverford's established commitments to learning for higher ethical purposes.

Majority Primary Function:

  • Work with the Center for Peace and Global Citizenship Executive Director (ED) to support and align ongoing and emerging faculty efforts advancing ethical global learning at home and abroad
  • Gather formal and informal reports and requests for course development, community partnership initiatives, funding opportunities and communications. Organize, and share reports with the Executive Director
  • Act as liaison with guest speakers, artists, performers, advocates/activists, and other college visitors whose focus is on ethical leadership, ethical global engagement, and engaged learning, and support logistics and other requirements for the visits
  • Coordinate budget(s) for programming initiatives
  • Regularly update online collections of information and events relating to ethical leadership opportunities, engaged learning, and social justice
  • Cooperate with administrative staff and other college stakeholders to support Ethical Leadership Summer Institute
  • Partner with Institutional Advancement in preparation of annual stewardship report and stewardship activities associated with the donors supporting the Ethical Leadership Initiative
  • Facilitate greater communication and resource-sharing for global learning and peace, and social justice initiatives between the Tri-College consortial campuses (Haverford, Bryn Mawr and Swarthmore Colleges)
  • Support grant writing
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education, Training, & Experience:

  • Baccalaureate degree required, post-baccalaureate degree preferred
  • Three to five years of progressively responsible experience in non-profit organizations
  • Knowledge of higher education, community-engaged learning, intercultural learning, ethics, and nonprofit organizational settings; community organizing and/or significant volunteer experience;
  • Experience working with a wide range of individuals, and an astute understanding of how to create effective partnerships that draw upon the experiences and knowledge of diverse communities, domestically and internationally;
  • Experience in collaborating with faculty and undergraduate students to build community relations;
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills; well-developed organizational abilities;
  • Proven project management experience at all levels (initiation through implementation, budgeting and assessment), including events planning and oversight.
  • Experience in managing multiple projects;
  • Attention to detail and familiarity with oversight of budgets;
  • Experience working with social media, online academic resources, website development, and knowledge mobilization broadly understood;
  • Evidence of collaboration and initiative in work settings; strong interpersonal skills.

Physical Demands and Environmental Conditions Required of this Position

  • Lifting (to exert strength to move objects from one place to another):
  • Sedentary Lifting: (0-10 pounds) three to six hours
  • Light Lifting (10-20 pounds): Up to three hours
  • Moderate Lifting (20-50 pounds): Never
  • Heavy Lifting (50 to 100 pounds): Never
  • Pulling (to exert force upon an abject to move or change its direction: Up to three hours
  • Pushing (to draw an object toward oneself to move or change its direction): Up to three hours
  • Carrying (to hold objects while moving entire body): Up to three hours
  • Reaching or working above shoulder (to extend arms upward or outward away from body): Never
  • Walking (to move entire body in erect position): Three to six hours
  • Standing (to maintain body in erect posture in stationary position): Up to three hours
  • Sitting (to rest weight on buttocks and back of thighs with legs bent at knees): six to eight hours
  • Crouching/Stooping (to bend upper body forward while fully flexing knees): Never
  • Kneeling (to maintain upper body in erect position while resting knees on ground): Never
  • Climbing (to ascend or descent heights using ladders, scaffolding, stairs, poles, inclined surfaces): Never
  • Twisting (to rotate upper body while feet remain stationary): Never
  • Driving (operating a motor vehicle, crane, tractor, forklift, etc.): Never
  • Exposure Limitation (i.e., cold water, dust, gas, fumes, extreme temperatures): Never

To Apply:  Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and names and contact information for three references to  To receive full consideration, please apply by Monday, March 13, 2017.

Haverford College has a longstanding commitment to diversity rooted in values of inclusion and social justice, a commitment reflected in the academic program, lived experience, and composition of the College community. Haverford welcomes applications from candidates who share these values and who will contribute to the College’s educational mission. 

Haverford College is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. 

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