• Program Manager

    Requisition # 2018-9092
    Date Posted 1 week ago(8/7/2018 2:54 PM)
    Council of the Humanities
    Academic Administration
    Full-Time / Part-Time
  • Overview

    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:

    • academic and curricular management
    • events management
    • communications management and outreach
    • administrative and project management
    • teaching budget and financial management.

    The program manager will participate in initiatives of the larger Council team and join in small group projects.



    Essential Qualification:


    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)


    Preferred Qualifications:

    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



    Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW

    Salary Grade

    ADM, 050

    Standard Weekly Hours


    Work Schedule, If Other Than Standard Hours

    Standard hours; some non-standard hours to support events

    Eligible for Overtime


    Benefits Eligible


    Essential Services Personnel (see policy for detail)


    Physical Capacity Exam Required


    Valid Driver’s License Required



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