Program Manager

Apr 04, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Academic Affairs
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Number: 00106161

Primary Function of Organization Unit: The Department of Computer Science at North Carolina State University was established in 1967. It is one of the oldest such departments in the nation. The mission of the department is to create and disseminate knowledge by constituting a scholarly community focused on research and education in the area of Computer Science. Our research in the science and technology of computing betters state and nation. Our educational programs equip our students to be competitive, to succeed in their profession, and to contribute to society. We offer the degrees of Bachelor of Science, Master of Science, Master of Computer Science, Master of Science in Computer Networking, and Ph.D. in Computer Science. We are among the top in the nation in the number of awarded Bachelor's, Master's and Doctorate degrees in Computer Science. Currently, we have 45 tenured and tenure-track faculty, and over 1,000 undergraduate and graduate students.

Essential Job Duties: The primary purpose of the position of Program Manager for is to provide leadership over various business aspects in the Office of the Secretary of the American Mathematical Society (AMS). The primary function of the American Mathematical Society is to promote mathematical research and scholarship. The Society has approximately 30,000 members, organizes 10 annual conferences, and publishes eight research journals and approximately 100 new books each year. In addition to its professional staff, the Society is served by 120 committees of mathematicians, overseeing various aspects of Society governance, publication, awards and professional activities. The Office of the Secretary is responsible for the scientific program of all meetings; it manages the committee structure of the 120 committees, oversees approximately 30 prize and awards committees, runs the AMS Elections, and preserves the institutional memory of the Society by maintaining archival records and databases of all activities and policies of the Society and its 120 committees. The duties and responsibilities of the Program Manager include, but are not limited to: * Maintain compliance with Society policy and by-laws. * Coordinate the day to day activities of the Office of the Secretary of the AMS. * Provide assistance to the AMS Secretary in all aspects of Society policy and governance. * Work in collaboration with the AMS Secretary and, as such, serve as a strategic partner on multiple award committees, governance meetings, and development activities. * Design and maintain an electronic archival database and methodology, which will encompass detailed, historic and biographic information on AMS committees, members, stakeholders, students, etc. * Provide financial/budgetary oversight for the respective funding streams within the Office of the Secretary.

Minimum Education/Experience: Requires post-baccalaureate credentials or a bachelor's degree plus alternative or equivalent professional training and experience.

Department Required Skills: * Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to interact with a sophisticated audience. * Ability to make accurate and consistent interpretations of a broad variety of organizational and governance policies and procedures. * Ability to exercise judgment and work independently. * Strong organization and time management skills to ensure scheduled deadlines. * Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work creatively, collaboratively, and effectively as a member of a team distributed throughout the United States and abroad. * Knowledgeable in the design and use of databases and in the development and maintenance of web pages. * Ability to exercise good judgment and discretion, particularly in matters relative to confidential committee deliberations and sensitive organizational matters. * Self-motivated. * High attention to detail. * Proficiency with software for word processing, spreadsheets presentations, accounting, and project management. * Ability to present information clearly and concisely in oral and written form. * Ability to travel to 4-6 out-of-state meetings and conferences per year.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education: * Bachelor's degree preferably in Computer Science, Mathematics, Business or closely related field. * At least two years of experience or equivalent in advanced training. * Experience or advanced training in database and web page development. * Expertise in writing and interpreting policy documents. * Experience coordinating and managing large projects. * Business management training or experience.

Necessary Licenses and Certifications: N/A

AA/EOE: NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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