The Humanities Council at Princeton University is the academic home for 16 departments and 30 interdisciplinary humanities programs, all of which foster collaborative research and innovative teaching locally and globally.
Reporting to the Department Manager, this Humanities Council Program Manager works closely with the Faculty Directors of interdisciplinary programs, currently European Cultural Studies, Medieval Studies, and Canadian Studies, to overseeing all aspects of program administration. The Program Manager is responsible for managing undergraduate certificate programs and ensuring that the faculty, students, and staff in each program have the necessary assistance to carry out their academic, research, and administrative duties.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
The program manager will participate in initiatives of the larger Council team and join in small group projects.
Highly organized, attentive to details, and thorough
Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
Ability to handle multiple activities simultaneously
Ability to focus on priorities in a dynamic and fast-paced environment
Adaptable to changing work demands
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Must be available for occasional evening events (approximately 20 times a year)
Time off may not be scheduled during high-volume days
Five-years work experience
Proficient in MS Office Applications (Word, Excel, Outlook)
Bachelor’s degree required (or equivalent experience)
Knowledge of academic processes and procedures at Princeton University
Familiarity with PeopleSoft, Prime, Concur, SAFE, Blackboard, Wordpress
Experience working in higher education administration in the United States
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