Academic Program Manager I

Job description

Job Title: Academic Program Manager I
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 227650

Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology &
Emory University School of Medicine

Department Information

The Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory University was created jointly by the Emory University School of Medicine and the Georgia Tech College of Engineering. As such, we offer the best of both internationally renowned institutions. The Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech has been consistently ranked as one of the top BioE/BME programs for several consecutive years. This program is part of a vibrant biomedical community in Atlanta that includes the Emory School of Medicine, Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Winship Cancer Institute, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta (CHOA), Georgia ImmunoEngineering Consortium, Institute for Electronics and Nanotechnology, Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience, and more. This rich scientific environment provides unique and unparalleled research opportunities, including seminars given by leaders in science and engineering from throughout the U.S. and abroad, opportunities for collaborations, exposure to diverse research programs, and sophisticated core facilities.

We are united by our dedication to improving the health and wellbeing of all by fostering the next generation of leaders in biomedical engineering worldwide. We are highly collaborative, interdisciplinary innovators in basic and translational research and education. We are far-sighted educators, dedicated to creating biomedical engineers equipped for success today and in the future, across all realms of the burgeoning field.

Job Summary

Oversee administrative and logistical support to assigned degreed and/or non-degreed academic program offerings of an Institute academic unit. Facilitate the various actions required to successfully offer and conduct academic programs. These actions may range from student recruitment and retention to program development. May be responsible for setting employee goals, assessing performance and providing feedback and making pay recommendations. This position will interact on a consistent basis with: academic administrators, faculty members, prospective students, enrolled students. This position typically will advise and counsel: prospects, students. This position will supervise: May supervise academic advising and administrative staff members.


Job Duty 1 -
Coordinate the application process through response to prospect inquires, scheduling interviews, maintaining applicant records, etc.

Job Duty 2 -
Oversee student recruitment/program promotional event preparation.

Job Duty 3 -
Supervise/provide advice for students and prospective students regarding assigned program offerings and academic progress.

Job Duty 4 -
Prepare and disseminate communications materials regarding programs.

Job Duty 5 -
Develop and administer program budget.

Job Duty 6 -
Prepare reports related to program performance.

Job Duty 7 -
Review program processes and procedures, recommend modifications as appropriate.

Job Duty 8 -
May plan and supervise daily staff work activities.

Job Duty 9 -
Perform other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements
Bachelor's Degree in Academic Affairs, Business Management, Education or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience

Other Required Qualifications
US citizen or permanent resident

Required Experience
Five to six years of job related experience

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

This job requires knowledge and skills related to educational program management and administration; supervision , customer service, oral and written communications; organization; multi-tasking; maintaining accounting records; and, use of basic and specialized computer applications.

Contact Information
  • Essy Behravesh

    Director of Student Services; Senior Academic Professional


    UAW 1113


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.

Other Information

This is not a supervisory position.
This position does not have any financial responsibilities.
No, this position will not be required to drive.
This role is not considered a position of trust.
This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
This position will not travel
This position does not require security clearance.




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Posted: 6/2/2021
Application Due: 8/31/2021
Work Type: Full Time