Program Manager

Job description

Requisition # 2018-9305
Department Council of the Humanities
Category Academic Administration
Full-Time / Part-Time Full-Time
Application Deadline 9/21/2018


The Humanities Council at Princeton University is the academic home for 16 departments and 30 interdisciplinary humanities programs, all of which foster collaborative research and innovative teaching locally and globally.


Reporting to the Department Manager, this Humanities Council Program Manager works closely with the Faculty Directors of interdisciplinary programs, specifically Linguistics and others programs, to oversee all aspects of program administration. The Program Manager is responsible for managing concentrators and the certificate program, and ensuring that the faculty, students, and staff in each program have the necessary assistance to carry out their academic, research, and administrative duties.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • academic and curricular management
  • events management
  • communications management and outreach
  • administrative and project management
  • teaching budget and financial management.

The program manager will participate in initiatives of the larger Council team and join in small group projects.


Essential Qualification:

Highly organized, attentive to details, and thorough

Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills

Ability to handle multiple activities simultaneously

Ability to focus on priorities in a dynamic and fast-paced environment

Adaptable to changing work demands

Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Must be available for occasional evening and weekend events

Time off may not be scheduled during high-volume days

Five-years work experience

Proficient in MS Office Applications (Word, Excel, Outlook)

Bachelor's degree required (or equivalent experience)

Preferred Qualifications:

Knowledge of academic processes and procedures at Princeton University

Familiarity with PeopleSoft, Prime, Concur, SAFE, Blackboard, Wordpress

Experience working in higher education administration in the United States

Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW

Salary Grade

ADM, 050

Standard Weekly Hours


Eligible for Overtime


Benefits Eligible


Essential Services Personnel (see policy for detail)


Physical Capacity Exam Required


Valid Driver's License Required


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Posted: 9/14/2018
Application Due: 9/22/2018
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