Academic Program Manager Job Description

Academic Program Manager Job Description

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Academic program manager provides culturally competent training to Academic Advising Center and the campus advising community regarding the learning objectives and assessment of Academic Standards advising.

Academic Program Manager Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

In collaboration with the Faculty Academic Program Director, provides administrative program management of the REI program
Serves as the liaison between teaching faculty, administrative offices, and students
Manage all aspects of large, cross-functional credit programs (e.g., online undergraduate program, online masters degrees, professional masters degrees) and non-credit programs (e.g., professional education courses) throughout project lifecycles to ensure completion within the defined scope, quality, time, and cost constraints
Compile and respond to data requests to facilitate recommendations that address potential and existing Institute- and unit-level challenges
Develop data analysis, financial modeling, and benchmarking for existing and new program opportunities
Administer credit/non-credit unit director meetings and ongoing communication
Serve as the programs' main point of contact for internal stakeholders, faculty and students
Develop business plans for program growth, in coordination with director of professional master's, academic program directors and faculty
Produce program budgets to ensure that revenue, and expenses are accurately reflected and forecasted
Coordinate the application process through response to prospect inquires, scheduling interviews, maintaining applicant records

Academic Program Manager Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Academic Program Manager

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: E&TIM, PAP, MOC, PHR, PM, HUB, PMI, MS, QI

Education for Academic Program Manager

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the academic program manager job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Education, Management, Communication, Human Relations, Business/Management, Performance, Graduate, Business, Faculty, Administration

Skills for Academic Program Manager

Desired skills for academic program manager include:

Word and Power Point
Higher education market
Academic programs
Administrative
Blended learning practices
Budgetary
Current educational trends
Design and blueprint of the TN-Ready assessment
Excel
Human resources and financial principles and practices

Desired experience for academic program manager includes:

Lead and oversee collaboration with legal and contract offices to generate detailed service agreements for training programs, research, and medical device usability testing to Stanford Medicine
Lead and oversee development, implementation, administration, and evaluation of educational programs covering nanofabrication and nanocharacterization
Lead strategic planning for the program/entity in support of the mission of the NNCI Site at Stanford
Represent the entity or program to the broader university, external community, and other stakeholders
Develop outreach strategy related to program communications, development, partnerships and fundraising/funding
May teach or co-teach courses

Academic Program Manager Examples

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Academic Program Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of academic program manager. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for academic program manager
  • Experience implementing effective and innovative professional development programs and services
  • This position reports to the Assistant Dean for Professional Development and will be assigned other duties and provide support to additional endeavors and programs
  • Participate in assigned research activities and/or programs by participating in the development of programs within assigned area or entity
  • May teach and/or assist in the teaching and administration of courses, as needed
  • Write and edit content for proposals, reports, research grants, peer-reviewed publications, and other program activities
  • Manage multiple outreach activities intended to engage faculty, students, and outside constituencies in FSI activities including program communications, events, conferences, partnerships, and/or fundraising
  • Manage multiple competitive selection processes for faculty and students, providing research funding, internships, research assistantships or other forms of support
  • Maintain and grow partnerships with policy-oriented organizations around the world that provide student internships, are FSI research partners, and are key formulators of policy
  • Create and maintain web sites, social media or other public forms of sharing information and showcasing FSI work
  • Shape and manage programs designed to share FSI research with policy makers
Qualifications for academic program manager
  • Responsible for oversight of the Institute’s graduate financial services and postgraduate appointments and processes
  • Individual should have a Bachelor’s degree
  • Significant involvement in student recruitment campaigns
  • Senior Operating Officers Network
  • Chief Nursing Officers Network
  • Cardiovascular Network
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Academic Program Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for an academic program manager. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for academic program manager
  • Draft and facilitate the development and distribution of Network communications and updates
  • Serve as the day-to-day member liaison for Network members and related activities
  • Work with Director and Network steering committee leadership to plan meetings and related Network events
  • Develop Network meeting agendas and manage meeting logistics, including content and speaker identification and coordination
  • Attend Network meetings and draft meeting minutes
  • Manage logistics for in-person and virtual meetings (e.g., enter and set up activities in the online registration system, facilitate and manage web conferences)
  • Assist with compiling annual calendar of Network activities
  • Collaborate across the full portfolio of Academic Medical Center Networks as needed
  • Develops and leads value adding programing including speaker series, field trips, and networking activities
  • Identifies opportunities to improve students’ experience
Qualifications for academic program manager
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, healthcare administration, marketing, or similar is required
  • 5 years’ work experience, preferably in an academic medical center
  • Develops and manages the program budget in collaboration with the Associate Dean, Director of MS Programs, and Academic Program Director
  • Collaborates with orientation organizing committee in planning and executing Orientation for full-time and part-time students
  • Identifies resources in the areas related to the program that will help students to build professional network
  • Collaborates with Career Development and other units to provide career-related support to students
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Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of academic program manager. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for academic program manager
  • Provides coordination to Master of Science in Real Estate Program to ensure the program goals (including admissions) are met
  • Assists the Carey Business School leadership in developing and facilitating contracts, including partnership, logistics, and other contracts
  • Coordinates with advisors and program staff to ensure student academic prerequisites and program goals are met
  • Collaborates with MS Academic Advisers to address students’ questions and concerns
  • Monitors student success in the program and develops recommendations how to improve student experience
  • Collects, analyzes, and communicates data to the Director, Academic Program Director, and the Associate Dean
  • Provides support and expertise to Admissions departments during recruitment process and provides information to prospective students
  • Coordinates with Marketing, Development & Alumni departments on engagement and promotion activities, related to the program
  • Design program assessment and evaluation tools, track and document program progress, challenges, and areas for improvement
  • Provide leadership in the development of goals and accountability
Qualifications for academic program manager
  • Provide support to other MS programs as needed
  • Provide support and services to part-time online students
  • Participate in school-wide service initiatives
  • Support students with the program questions
  • Work and support faculty in implementing planned activities
  • The Program Manager ensures that program/project mission, values, guidelines, policies and procedures are implemented and maintained on a daily basis
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Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of academic program manager. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for academic program manager
  • Reporting to the Director of Academic Alliance (Dir
  • In conjunction with the Dir
  • Define, socialize, and implement new business models as appropriate to support the evolving AA Program
  • Own stretch targets to significantly increase reach, scale and growth of the AA program
  • Own accurate forecasting for APAC to include pipeline of AA candidates, academic and marketplace partners as appropriate
  • Establish collaborative relationships with stakeholders in SMI (customer segment marketing, product management) and Commercial (field/insides sales, specialty sales) areas to align campaigns with commercial objectives and ensure sales channel relevancy
  • Ensure local campaign effectiveness by teaming closely with Commercial stakeholders, providing all necessary elements for execution (leads, training, digital marketing, print collateral, ), and conducting field-based activities with the Sales Team where needed
  • Develop deep knowledge of customer buying behavior, available channels to market, and approaches to the Research Academic Market Segment
  • Develop and maintain metrics and dashboards to measure campaign effectiveness based upon sales & marketing objectives
  • Oversee the development of the tutoring program by coordinating drop-in tutoring programs in various locations on campus, and oversee the recruitment of tutor mentors in needed classes or subject areas for small group tutoring sessions as requested by students
Qualifications for academic program manager
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Business, Public Administration, Program Management, Communication, Social Science, Education or related field
  • Demonstrated ability in providing excellent customer service
  • Excellent time-management and organizational skills and the ability to independently manage work priorities across multiple projects, meeting specific timelines
  • Able to perform tasks with precision and accuracy
  • Able to handle sensitive situations with diplomacy and confidentiality
  • Self-motivated and able to use available resources to solve problems, develop new resources, and answer questions with minimal supervision
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Academic Program Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for an academic program manager. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for academic program manager
  • Provide information and communication of tutor program and office activities and decisions to others throughout Housing & Dining Services
  • Liaison with campus partners in order to provide appropriate tutor preparation
  • Oversee existing academic support programming initiatives in Apartment Life
  • Commitment to academic support and student success
  • Skills in mentoring and supervising student leaders
  • Experience in addressing issues of diversity and multicultural competencies
  • Ability in organizing and facilitating student development programs and operational responsibilities, including large-scale events
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective and collaborative supervisory and collegial working relationships
  • Act as the first point of contact for students transitioning from other colleges on the Clifton-Uptown campus, making them feel like welcome members of our A&S family, and trouble-shooting any problems or issues with their change of college application
  • Warmly welcome students transitioning from our regional campuses while supporting their process to transition to A&S, in collaboration with our Recruitment team
Qualifications for academic program manager
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong, productive relationships with deans and faculty for top Computer Science, Engineering and Business programs, partners and internal stakeholders
  • Ability to lead cross-functional teams and facilitate alignment throughout the Commercial and SMI organizations
  • Familiarity and experience with UW admissions, registration, and UW systems such as MyGradProgram, MyFinancial Desktop, OPUS, and the Student Database
  • Familiarity and experience with UW Graduate School programs and policies
  • Bachelor’s Degree and 5-7 years of office support experience of increasing responsibility including three years of supervision, or combination of experience, specialized training and higher education equal to seven years
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently, both independently and as a team player, in a fast-paced professional environment

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