Program Manager (Req. 29358)

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Program Manager   (Req. 29358)

Under the general guidance of the Director of the Applied Management Research (AMR) program, the Program Manager is responsible for the financial management, program marketing, and student affairs, for the AMR Program. AMR is a two-quarter strategic research program that meets the requirements for the master's capstone project. Responsibilities include serving as the primary point of contact for the full-time MBA students participating in the AMR Program; tracking progress for all student teams; providing senior-level administrative support to the AMR staff and 30 faculty advisors; and providing customer service support for 80 corporate clients.

Student satisfaction and customer service are top priorities for the AMR Program Office. The Program Manager is responsible for engaging with students to address their needs, counsel them on strategies for success, monitoring teams' progress, and determining student needs based on program performance. Designs, analyzes, and builds reports for AMR evaluations (Bi-Weekly Pulse Checks, Midpoint Program Evaluations, Final Program Evaluations) and recommends program improvements based on findings and feedback.


Application Instructions:

Applicants must submit their qualifications via UCLA's Career Opportunities website at Reference UCLA REQ. # 29358

The complete listing of qualifications is available on UCLA's official job posting.

  • Demonstrated skill in coordinating high-profile events.
  • Demonstrated skill in organization and multi-tasking in an extremely busy professional office.
  • Demonstrated writing and editing skills to produce reports, brochures, and correspondence that are clear, concise, logical, and grammatically correct.
  • Demonstrated skill in preparing budget reports.
  • High level of proficiency in Word, Excel and PowerPoint to produce correspondence, financial reports, tables and graphs, and presentations.


UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy -




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Job No: 29358
Posted: 1/8/2019
Application Due: 3/9/2019
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