Program Manager/Assistant to the Associate Vice Provost Undergraduate Education

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About Us  

The Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) is one of the nation's leading research universities, providing a focused, technologically based education to more than 32,000 undergraduate and graduate students. Georgia Tech has many nationally recognized programs, all top-ranked by peers and publications alike, and is ranked in the nation's top ten public universities by U.S. News and World Report. It offers degrees through the Colleges of Architecture, Computing, Engineering, Sciences, the Scheller College of Business, and the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts. As a leading technological university, Georgia Tech has more than 100 interdisciplinary research centers that consistently contribute vital research and innovation to America's government, industry and business. Visit www.gatech.edu

Under the leadership of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education, the Office of Undergraduate Education (OUE) challenges students to become accomplished learners who are able to make meaningful connections among work, study, and community. OUE connect curricular and co-curricular offerings to assist students in developing a strong foundation for success, during college and after. To learn more, visit www.oue.gatech.edu.

Job Summary  

The Program Manager-VPUE position in the Office of Undergraduate Education (OUE) provides administrative and strategic project support to the Associate Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education (AVPUE). The position proactively and strategically manages assigned high-level and division-wide initiatives and projects.

Responsibilities  

  • Manage and coordinate multiple initiatives, committees, programs and projects as assigned by the AVPUE
  • Provide executive administrative support, to include scheduling, travel arrangements, file maintenance, document coordination,committee support, special projects/programs, and procurement activities for the AVPUE
  • Collect, review and analyze data for reports, presentations and correspondence; Create presentations or documentation; Maintain data on programs or initiatives; and prepare summaries, as necessary
  • Coordinate meetings, special events, external visits, and related functions, as needed; May represent the AVPUE as needed.
  • Assist with OVPUE office operations as back-up as requested
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications  

Bachelor's Degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Five Years of job-related experience

Preferred Qualifications  

Master’s Degree

Seven Years of job-related experience

Project Management Certification

Prior experience providing executive-level administrative support in a higher education environment for a Dean, Vice Provost, Vice President or higher level/comparable position is required. Advanced skills with executive scheduling and calendar management using Microsoft Outlook (or comparable tool); Ability to use BlueJeans, MS Teams, Zoom, or other online platforms for meetings, programs and events; Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Proven ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks and consistently meet deadlines. Strong attention to detail and organizational skills; decision-making skills to respond to high-pressure situations. Ability to establish effective working relationships to successfully accomplish objectives. Expert in working independently and in a team environment. Strong proficiency in
using MS Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), MS Teams, and project management tools. Ability to learn and apply new software skills. Excellent customer service skills with proven knowledge of how to work effectively and professionally with all levels of internal and external customers.

Equal Employment Opportunity  

Georgia Tech provides equal opportunity to all faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including applicants for admission and/or employment, contractors, volunteers, and participants in institutional programs, activities, or services.  Georgia Tech complies with all applicable laws and regulations governing equal opportunity in the workplace and in educational activities. Georgia Tech prohibits discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, on the basis of race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or veteran status in its programs, activities, employment, and admissions.  This prohibition applies to faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including affiliates, invitees, and guests.

 

 

 

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Job No: 226553
Posted: 4/27/2021
Application Due: 5/7/2021
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