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Program Administrator

Company: Yale University
Location: New Haven
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Essential Duties

  1. In support of the overall mission, plans, directs and oversees programmatic activities. 2. Develops, implements, and maintains operational policies and procedures. 3. Manages program communications; identifies outreach potential, and promotes philanthropic and collaborative support of the program. 4. Works closely with leadership, internal and external colleagues, and community residents to further develop and implement strategic plans. 5. Identifies, solicits, and cultivates community partnerships and collaborations to assist in the development and growth of the program. 6. Tracks all program activities and regularly informs leadership of progress on each initiative. Recommends structural or programmatic adjustments, changes or additions based on full knowledge of missions, goals, and objectives. Develops metrics to identify and measure the success of the program. 7. Assists in identifying and evaluating potential future funding sources, and contributes to the submission of grants and contracts supporting the program, including the annual submission and writing of all content areas and budgetary sections of grant applications. 8. Develops and manages the program's operating budget. 9. Manages the administrative infrastructure of the program. Manages human resources including staffing and hiring, supervision, performance development, counseling and discipline, if warranted. Oversees and manages information systems, facilities, and space needs. 10. May perform other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience

Bachelor's Degree in a related field and two years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Background Check Requirements

All candidates for employment will be subject to pre-employment background screening for this position, which may include motor vehicle, DOT certification, drug testing and credit checks based on the position description and job requirements. All offers are contingent upon the successful completion of the background check. Please visit www.yale.edu/hronline/careers/screening/faqs.html for additional information on the background check requirements and process.

Position Focus:

The Program Administrator will be working on a variety of research projects for The Public Humanities program, The Black Sound and The Archive program within the Division of Humanities. The Program Administrator is responsible for program management and development, public relations and marketing, communications, supervision, facilities and the development of a long-term sustainability plan. Works collaboratively with the faculty of these programs to develop objectives and monitor the finances to ensure accomplishment of operational goals. This position will oversee and delegate administrative tasks to two or more administrative assistants and/or financial assistants such as reimbursements, expenses management, travel arrangements, processing honorarium and other functions as needed. The program administrator will be responsible for Web development for each program, including content and photo selection.

Preferred Education, Experience and Skills:

Advanced degree such as Master's (or equivalent level degree) or Ph.D. Experience working with academic projects. Experience and extensive knowledge using project management software and website management. Knowledge of University's policies, procedures and forms to enhance operational efficiency, mitigate risk and support compliance.

Posting Disclaimer

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the essential functions that will be required of the position and should not be construed as a declaration of specific duties and responsibilities of the particular position. Employees will be assigned specific job-related duties through their hiring departments.

Affirmative Action Statement:

Yale University considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, an individual's sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 protects people from sex discrimination in educational programs and activities at institutions that receive federal financial assistance. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to the University's Title IX Coordinator, at TitleIX@yale.edu, or to the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, 8th Floor, Five Post Office Square, Boston MA 02109-3921. Telephone: 617.289.0111, Fax: 617.289.0150, TDD: 800.877.8339, or Email: ocr.boston@ed.gov.

Keywords: Yale University, New Haven , Program Administrator, Other , New Haven, Connecticut

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