Program Manager, Collegiate Athletics Grad Program

San Francisco, San Francisco County
Apr 25, 2014

Program Manager, Collegiate Athletics Grad Program

University of San Francisco

Department: Arts & Sciences

Job Type: Full-Time

Job Summary:

Under the general supervision of the Program Director, the Program Manager is responsible for the administration of the Master in Collegiate Athletics degree and the oversight of the day-to-day activities involved in the operation of the program, including marketing, recruitment, admissions, and student services.

Job Responsibilities:

• Act as academic coordinator for the Management & Leadership core course and one additional required course.

• Supervise the staff and office operations.

• Direct and facilitate relations with students, faculty, internal university constituencies, and external constituencies to the program.

• Implement the annual and ongoing program marketing with the University of San Francisco’s Online Education Office, Office of Communication and Messaging and the College of Arts and Sciences Director of Graduate Programs.

• Field inquiries, meet with prospective students, and supervise the recruitment process.

• Responsible for materials, publicity, and program representation at information meetings, open houses, and graduate college fairs.

• Supervise the application process and communication of final decisions regarding application to the program, participate in admission and scholarship decisions in collaboration with the Program Director.

• Ensure the smooth administration of student registration and cohort placement of admitted students.

• Maintain online program resources critical to student academic and professional success, including website, internal website, and social media.

• Work with lead librarian for social sciences to ensure that library online holdings reflect current trends within the discipline and the teaching needs of faculty.

• Monitor the academic progress of students and alert the Program Director to problems and issues.

• Track alumni and manage alumni services for the program in collaboration with the Office of Alumni Relations.

• Manage the budget and track program expenditures in conjunction with Program Director.

• Work in conjunction with the Program Director to coordinate assessment tools and assessment reports for the university and external reviewers.

• May serve as a member of the University Graduate Admission Council.

• Pursue professional development and relevant membership.

• Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Master’s degree or equivalent experience required and minimum of 2 years professional experience in the field of Collegiate Athletics / Sports Management or affiliated field.

• Demonstrated success in overseeing complex administrative systems and the ability to interact with a variety of different administrative departments.

• Ability to construct and interpret budgets and knowledge of budgetary controls.

• Excellent understanding of online education tools and processes.

• Excellent understanding of social media, engagement and marketing strategies.

• Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills.

• Excellent computer skills (work processing, database, and web maintenance skills).

• Ability to travel to recruitment fairs and to work in the evenings if required to service graduate student events.

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