Program Manager, MUREP Aerospace Academy

Cleveland, OH
Jul 14, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

diversity employer

Department Name Early College & Outreach Prg Office

Campus or Location Metropolitan Campus

Vacancy Number 034-18

Reports To Director, Access & Comm Engage

Recruitment Type External/Internal

Job Category Professional

Position Type Full-Time

Union Position Non-Union

Number of Openings 1

Job Description Summary

Oversees and manages the organization, administration, periodic review, planning, development, implementation and general effectiveness of the MUREP Aerospace Academy.

Job Responsibilities


• Oversees and manages the MUREP Aerospace Academy

• Prepares and administers budget and assists with grant writing

• Hires, supervises and assesses the performance of assigned staff

• Serves as a liaison between the college and external partners

• Oversees didactic and instructional process including student evaluations and schedules, and evaluation of program courses

• Counsels and advises students

• Prepares funding proposals, and program and funder reports

• Coordinates development of curriculum and enhances the student experience through hands-on lab activities utilizing emerging and evolving related technologies

• Prepares course schedules and makes instructional assignments

• Markets program and recruits students

• Coordinates Advisory Committee and all program admission activities

• Provides input for outcomes assessment and program objectives

• Develops and maintains effective communication with prospective applicants, students, graduates, instructors and community

• Conducts instructor and staff meetings

• Performs other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications



• Bachelor's Degree

• Minimum of five years of demonstrated education, administration, program development, or non-profit/grants management experience

• Demonstrated experience with project management and supervising the quality of the work of others

• Demonstrated experience effectively making decisions that have major implications on the management and operations within a department

• Demonstrated experience forecasting, planning, maintaining, preparing, and monitoring a business area's budget

• Demonstrated experience in a role requiring critical thinking and innovation


• Possess working knowledge of program management concepts, practices and procedures with the ability to use in varied situations as it pertains to the departmental focus

• Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel, and PowerPoint

• Ability to effectively complete work assignments independently

• Ability to prepare proposals and reports

• Demonstrated intermediate project management skills

• Possess excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills

• Possess strong organizational, time-management skills, and is results-oriented

• Possess strong commitment to providing excellent customer service

• Ability to work effectively in a dynamic and changing work environment requiring flexibility and teamwork

• Ability to confidentially and discreetly handle subject matters requiring privacy and sensitivity

• Ability to collaborate, persuade, gain cooperation and acceptance of ideas on significant projects

• Ability to collaborate, negotiate and resolve conflicts on major projects

• Ability to develop and maintain relationships with key contacts to enhance work flow and quality

• Possess sensitivity to appropriately respond to the needs of a diverse population



• Communication
• Quality of Work
• Adaptability


• Collaboration
• Continuous Improvement


• Time Utilization
• Service Focus

Preferred Qualifications



• Master's Degree in Education, Administration or related field

• Demonstrated experience in STEM education

• Demonstrated instructional experience with skills in curriculum design, instructional methods, evaluation, and assessment

• Demonstrated ability to recruit both students and staff

Work Schedule

Five days per week, Monday - Friday, except during MAA Academic Sessions when Saturdays are mandatory (with a weekday off).

Special Note

This position is grant funded at Cuyahoga Community College. Appointment is contingent upon continuation of grant funding.

Posting Open Date 07/13/2017

Open Until Filled Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants

During the application process, you may be required to attach a cover letter and/or resume. It is recommended that you have these documents ready to be attached electronically to the online application. This system accepts only MS Word or PDF attachments. Any employment with the College is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check and drug screen.

Affirmative Action Statement

Cuyahoga Community College is committed to attaining excellence through the recruitment and retention of a qualified and diverse workforce. Cuyahoga Community College is an equal employment/educational opportunity institution

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn of this position?
    • The Cleveland Plain Dealer
    • Tri-C web site
    • Tri-C employee referral
    • LinkedIn
    • City News
    • Search Firm/Agency
    • Other publication
    • Other web site
    • Career Fair
    • Conference
  2. * Do you possess a minimum of a Bachelor's degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you possess a minimum of five years of demonstrated education, administration, program development, or non-profit/grants management experience?
    • Yes
    • No

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents


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