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Program Management Specialist - Computer Science

Bowie State University
Bowie, MD

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Position Title:

Program Management Specialist

Regular or Contingent II:

Regular (PIN)




$43,404 - $57,503

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Open Until Filled:


Duties and Responsibilities :

• Serves as primary contact to office support staff and research students.
• Establishes and maintains procedures and other controls necessary in carrying out assigned program and grant activities.
• Prepares and revises reports, correspondences, charts, PowerPoint presentations and other Microsoft programs.
• Manages travel arrangements for meetings; schedules and coordinates calendar meetings.
• Receives and screens telephone calls and visitors to the office.
• Reviews and edits outgoing correspondences for procedural and grammatical accuracy with general policy and factual correctness.
• Interacts with students, faculty and staff on confidential matters; exercises independent judgment and initiative in establishing and revising complex and sensitive data.
• Receives and reviews incoming correspondences and information.
• Assists with the development, coordination and implementation of special programs and events.
• Assists with partnerships and associated events.
* Assist faculty with grant activities, and contracts as needed.
• Work closely with the I IBG I Admin Assistant as needed.
• Coordinates projects to accomplish identified goals and objectives; prepares final reports; researches and interprets information.
• Responds to inquiries about and within the department; collects, compiles, and organizes data for various ongoing studies.
• Processes supply, equipment and software purchases for the department and grant activities.
• Assists with establishing and monitoring budgets; updates time, leave, inventory; and account records.
• Performs other tasks and duties as assigned.


Bachelor’s degree.


Two years of administrative experience required.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities :

Elementary knowledge of reference and research methods and techniques used in collecting, compiling, and organizing data and information; of basic methods and techniques used in organizing and conducting studies and analyses or programs, procedures, and organizations; of basic analytical and statistical principles and techniques. Skill in the use of office automation software and its application; in operating manual and automated office equipment. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships; to present ideas and information clearly and concisely both orally and in writing; to perform mathematical computations; to present statistical material in chart and graph form.

Additional related experience and formal education in which one has gained the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for full performance of the work of the job class may be substituted for the education or experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college credits being equivalent to one year of experience.

Conditions of Employment :

An offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check and verification of credentials. Proof of US citizenship or eligibility for U.S. employment will be required prior to employment (Immigration Control Act of 1986).

Please be advised, COVID-19 vaccinations are not required but are encouraged for faculty and staff to be employed at Bowie State University. This protocol is subject to change.

Other :

Bowie State University offers an excellent benefits package! This includes tuition remission including eligible dependents; choice of medical/vision plans, CareFirst BC/BS, United Health Care and Kaiser plans, dental, prescription, and life insurance, training and development, EAP; and as eligible generous leave package including sick/bereavement, annual, personal; and winter and spring breaks.

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Bowie State University, a member of the University System of Maryland (USM), is a regional, comprehensive, and historically black university. The University offers an array of baccalaureate and masters degree programs and a doctorate in education. Located between Washington, DC and Baltimore, the University includes a diverse faculty and student population.

Founded in 1865, Bowie State is the oldest Historically Black College/University in Maryland and one of the ten oldest in the country. It is also a diverse university whose 5,400 students, along with faculty and staff, come from many ethnic backgrounds. The University boasts a pastoral campus that is both serene and beautiful. With seven residence halls, the University is a hub of 24/7 undergraduate life, yet it also offers convenient evening classes and online courses to serve employed professionals seeking to move ahead in their vocations.

Bowie State upholds the System’s mission of providing high-caliber, accessible, and affordable educational opportunities. In addition to its 25 undergraduate majors, Bowie State offers 30 master's, doctoral, and advanced certification programs. Its advanced research facilities include one of the world's 100 most powerful supercomputers and a satellite operations control center managed in conjunction with NASA

We invite you to take a closer look at Bowie State; you will like what you see.



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