Project Manager, New York Six Liberal Arts Consortium

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Project Manager, New York Six Liberal Arts Consortium

Clinton, NY
Open Date:
Oct 16, 2020

The New York Six Liberal Arts Consortium, administered through Hamilton College, seeks a Project Manager who will have a lead role in planning and implementing academic-related collaborations which engage faculty, students, and staff across our six member institutions. Such New York Six collaborations include faculty development programs, off-campus study, an annual undergraduate research conference, and programs supporting international students, among others.

The Project Manager role is well-suited for a highly organized and innovative professional with knowledge of and experience in higher education and a commitment to the liberal arts, in particular.

The Project Manager will be responsible for:

  • Engaging academic leaders, faculty, and students across the six campuses in New York Six programs.
  • Development and execution of project work plans.
  • Organizing and presiding over activities of working groups and other New York Six events.
  • Staying current on best practices and external resources for Consortium initiatives.
  • Establishing protocols, maintaining records, and developing materials in support of New York Six programs.
  • Other activities related to Consortium administration as needed.

The Project Manager reports to the New York Six Executive Director, with programmatic direction coming from appropriate Consortium leaders (e.g., academic deans or their designees).

About the New York Six

Established in 2010 with the support of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the New York Six Liberal Arts Consortium facilitates collaboration among its member institutions in fulfilling their educational missions and serving the public good. Through the sharing of expertise and resources, the Consortium reduces colleges' individual and collective operating and capital costs while enhancing opportunities for students, faculty, and staff.

The six Consortium member institutions are Colgate University, Hamilton College, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, St. Lawrence University, Skidmore College, and Union College. The New York Six Liberal Arts Consortium is administered through Hamilton College, and the Project Manager will be an employee of Hamilton College.

  • Master’s degree required, Ph.D. desired.
  • A minimum of three years of administrative experience in higher education strongly preferred, including experience in project or grant management.
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, technical, and oral and written communication skills and ability to work independently essential.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with faculty, students, and staff from diverse backgrounds.
  • Flexibility and good humor.

Application Instructions:

Please submit cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references.  Consideration of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 




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Posted: 10/17/2020
Application Due: 1/15/2021
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