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Program Manager

Employer
Northern Arizona University
Location
Student Life
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Job Details

Job Title: Program Manager
Location: Student Life
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 605936
Workplace Culture

NAU is a community devoted to student success and sustained by an unshakable commitment to our shared mission, vision, and values. We—faculty, staff, and administrators—thrive by combining our efforts and working side by side to further NAU’s culture of excellence.

Core Values One NAU side by side Student Centered | Integrity | Diversity | Service | Discovery | Excellence Northern Arizona University


Special Information

This position is subject to the availability of funding; funding will expire June 30, 2024. The incumbent is not eligible for Service Professional non-renewal notice, or Classified Staff layoff or recall status.


Immigration Suppt/Sponsorship

NAU will not provide any U.S. immigration support or sponsorship for this position.


Job Description

Drives the development and management of ADES Childcare Assistance Program, and oversees the program budget and staffing requirements to ensure the program meets detailed objectives.

Grant eligibility creation, application and distribution - 30%

  • Elicits requirements for the Childcare Assistant Program; works collaboratively with more experienced business analysts and solution architects as necessary
  • Create program guidelines including defining student eligibility to be consistent with Interagency Service Agreement
  • Research number of eligible student parents in qualifying educational programs
    • Collaborate with associated University departments and degree programs
  • Create plan to effectively utilize entirety of grant for duration of program
  • Research and collaborate with sister institutions regarding their management of the program
  • Create OnBASE application
    • Collaborate with OnBase TEAM, SASI, OFSA, etc.
  • Create verification processes for academic and financial statuses

Grant disbursement - 30%

  • Create and execute payment and reimbursement process
  • Recruitment and outreach efforts to eligible students
  • Promote program/create marketing materials
  • Recognize and escalate unusual situations or problems; engage in process improvement activities, as needed

Reporting - 20%

  • Compiles data, prepares reports, and creates recommendations in support of ADES semesterly update requirements and to ensure University business needs are met

Supervision - 15%

  • Hire and supervise student workers or interns to assist with administrative functions

Other - 5%


Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field.
  • 1-2 years of project management experience.
  • 2-4 years of relevant experience.
  • Two years work experience in educational or similar setting

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Effective interpersonal skills including the ability to work with diverse students, staff, faculty, and other entities.
  • Advanced ability to establish and maintain effective student relationships.
  • Budget development and fiscal management skills.
  • Strong ability to analyze difficult problems and make well-reasoned, sound decisions.
  • Ability to work both in an independent and self-directed manner and as a member of a team.
  • Able to work under pressure and provide proactive solutions to problems and challenges.
  • Knowledge of and ability to communicate university policies and procedures.
  • Sound organizational and administrative skills, including accurate data entry, documentation of meetings, and organization of work schedule.
  • Computer and technology literate and able to use Microsoft Office applications, PeopleSoft, and other university information technology.
  • Awareness and commitment to NAU's EEO/Affirmative Action Plan and Safe Working and Learning Environment goals.


COVID-19 Vaccination Requiremt

As of 12/10/21, the Safer Federal Workforce employee vaccination requirement is currently suspended pending the outcome of a federal court-issued injunction. This injunction has suspended the recent executive order issued by President Biden requiring all employees of federal contractors to receive COVID-19 vaccinations. For current status of the vaccine requirement and/or questions, please visit FAQs for Employee Vaccination Requirement.


Background Information

This position has been identified as a safety/security sensitive position. Therefore, per AZ Revised Statute, Northern Arizona University requires satisfactory results for the following: a criminal background investigation, employment history investigation, degree verification (in some cases) and fingerprinting. If you are applying for a job that requires a CDL, you will be required to register with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse and adhere to the clearinghouse requirements. Additionally, as an employer in the state of Arizona, NAU is required to participate in the federal E-Verify program that assists employers with verifying new employees' right to work in the United States. Finally, each year Northern Arizona University releases an Annual Security Report. The report is a result of a federal law known as the Clery Act. The report includes Clery reportable crime statistics for the three most recent completed calendar years and discloses procedures, practices and programs NAU uses to keep students and employees safe including how to report crimes or other emergencies occurring on campus. In addition, the Fire Safety Report is combined with the Annual Security Report for the NAU Flagstaff Mountain Campus as this campus has on-campus student housing. This report discloses fire safety policies and procedures related to on-campus student housing and statistics for fires that occurred in those facilities. If you would like a free paper copy of the report, please contact the NAUPD Records Department at (928) 523-8884 or by visiting the department at 525 E. Pine Knoll Drive in Flagstaff.


Salary

Salary range begins at $62,000. Annual salary commensurate with candidate's qualifications and related experience.


FLSA Status

This position is exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and therefore will not earn overtime or compensatory time for additional time worked.


Benefits

This is a Service Professional (SPF) position. NAU offers an excellent benefit package including generous health, dental and vision insurance; participation in the Arizona State Retirement System or the Optional Retirement Program; 22 days of vacation and 10 holidays per year; and tuition reduction for employees and qualified dependents. More information on benefits at NAU is available on the Human Resources benefits website. NAU is a tobacco and smoke-free campus. Service Professionals are hired on a contract basis, renewable each 6 months according to terms of the Conditions of Professional Service. Employees offered a position will be eligible for state health plans (including NAU's BCBS Plan). New employees are eligible for benefits on the first day of the pay period following their enrollment, after their employment date. Employees will have 31 days from their start date to enroll in benefits. If a new employee chooses the ASRS retirement option, participation in the Arizona State Retirement System, and the long-term disability coverage that accompanies it, will begin on the first of the pay period following 6 months after the new employee's start date. New employees who choose to participate in the Optional Retirement Plan (ORP), which is an alternative to the ASRS plan for faculty and other appointed staff, will begin to participate on the first day of employment. Additionally, the long-term disability plan that accompanies the ORP will begin on the first day of employment.


Learning and Development

Your career at Northern Arizona University includes the opportunity for professional development. New employee on-boarding training includes courses to be completed within the first 30 days. If your position includes the supervision of a benefit-eligible employee, we offer the NAU Supervisors Academy for you to complete within your first 2 years.


Application Deadline

Applications received by January 24, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. will be given full consideration. Applications received after that date may be considered until the position is filled.


How to Apply

To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply" button on this page. You must submit your application by clicking on the "Submit" button by midnight of the application deadline. If you need assistance completing your application there are instructions available on the Human Resources website or in person in the Human Resources Department located in Building 91 on the NAU Campus - on the corner of Beaver and DuPont Streets.

If you are an individual with a disability and need reasonable accommodation to participate in the hiring process please contact the Office of Equity and Access at: 928-523-3312/TDD - 928-523-1006 or PO Box 4083, Flagstaff AZ 86011.


Equal Employment Opportunity

Northern Arizona University is a committed Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. NAU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

EEO is the Law Poster and Supplements

NAU is an Employer of National Service. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other National Service alumni are encouraged to apply.


Organization

Northern Arizona University (NAU) is a public university offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees of high quality and societal value.  Students are at the center of the NAU experience, which is guided by a dedicated and distinguished faculty committed to teaching, individual engagement, and research excellence.

Our educational programs are designed to prepare our students for personal and professional success after graduation.

Whether they earn their degrees at our historic Flagstaff campus, regionally throughout Arizona, or online, we prepare our students to achieve their human potential in ways that serve the state, the region, the nation, and the world.

If you can see yourself as part of a university community dedicated to its students and their success, NAU might be the right fit for you.

Find Us
Telephone
928-523-2223
Location
PO Box 4113 Flagstaff, AZ 86011
Flagstaff
AZ
86011
United States
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