Manager of Fellowships

Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Apr 28, 2021
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Manager of Fellowships

About Northeastern:
Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.

Our locations—in Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahant—are nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.

Northeastern's comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs— in a variety of on-campus and online formats—lead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.

About the Opportunity:
The Department of Pharmacy and Health Systems Sciences is seeking a Manager of Fellowships!

Bouve College of Health Sciences is comprised of four preeminent schools of study encompassing approximately 1,000 faculty and staff, 5,000 students, and 40,000 alumni.

Please note: The primary work location for this position is the Boston MA Northeastern University Campus Location. Until our full return to campus, which is still to-be-determined, this interview process will be conducted remotely- including virtual interviews, remote onboarding and remote work. The remote nature of this position is subject to change in the future and is only temporary. Local, on-campus work will be required once the College and this role return to an operational status that supports it.

The Manager of Fellowships is an externally funded position which will lead the newly developed School of Pharmacy Office of Fellowships. This position is responsible for visionary leadership, strategic development, and operational oversight of the Pharmaceutical Industry Fellowship Program between the school of pharmacy within the Bouve College of Health Sciences and multiple funding partners. Alongside the Chair of the Department of Pharmacy and Health Systems Sciences, this position is responsible for the development and stewardship of relationships with corporate partners. This position is also the primary liaison with University offices including Corporate and Foundation Relations, Bouve Dean's Office, BCORe, the PhD Network and NU-RES, among others. As part of the Director of Fellowship position travel will be required locally and nationally for recruitment and program development activities including meetings, conferences, and events.

The Manager of Fellowships designs and implements strategies for program growth and expansion, workflows to advance program goals, strategic initiatives into operationalized projects, and provides coordination and tracking in a number of areas. Areas of responsibility include stewardship of corporate partnerships; grant and finance oversight and coordination with key stakeholders within and outside the University; developing a marketing strategy and manage activities (Northeastern website, coordinating marketing/NU branding among external industry partners, social media, and coordinating communication); report creation for College leadership, as necessary. Responsible for leading monthly Fellowship Advisory Committee meetings with key business partners and establishing programmatic initiatives and agendas.

Bachelor's degree and minimum of five year to seven years of related administrative experience; a master's degree is preferred. Qualifications include:
  • Proven excellence in managing or leading a multidisciplinary/ multi-departmental complex program with various internal and external stakeholders
  • Experience writing and revising program documents including policies, procedures, positions, and program requirements
  • Institutional knowledge of grant management and finance/purchasing principles preferred
  • Proven record of providing exceptional customer service to multiple, diverse constituents
  • Outstanding planning, time management and organizational skills with ability to handle multiple priorities with efficiency
  • Strong working knowledge of Word, Excel, Power Point, Adobe Acrobat, Outlook.
  • Ability to work fluidly with spreadsheet software and ability to quickly adapt to new technologies and systems.
  • Strong critical thinking skills and problem-solving skills, ability to be resourceful and to work independently
  • Flexibility and ability to work fluidly in a team-oriented environment
  • Proven record of delivering timely and successful work product.

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    Additional Information:
    For more than a century, Northeastern University's Bouve College of Health Sciences has championed a simple idea: Experience deepens learning. Here, at one of the nation's leading health science colleges, future pharmacists, policymakers, administrators, nurses, physical therapists, scientists, speech therapists, and psychologists learn from renowned professors, while apprenticing alongside preeminent clinicians and researchers at top health institutions.

    Bouve College of Health Sciences encompasses four exceptional schools, School of Health Professions, School of Nursing, School of Clinical and Rehabilitation Sciences, and School of Pharmacy. Together, these institutions leverage interdisciplinary collaboration and strategic synergies to tackle the world's most pressing health challenges. It is this cross-pollination of academic rigor, interdisciplinary perspectives and globally recognized experiential learning that distinguishes Bouve and its graduates.

    Our commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Bouve College of Health Sciences values and respects the multiple and diverse identities of our shared humanity across race, ethnicity, class, ability, language, gender, sexuality, age, nationality, and military service. We are committed to enlivening the climate of diversity at Bouve through teaching, learning, dialogue, and relationship building. We seek to nurture inhabitable and welcoming spaces where all members feel that their ideas, voice, and lived experiences matter. We avow that differences in perspectives exist, are to be anticipated, and that respect for our differences is foundational to the universe of ideas that enrich our lives and professions. We are committed to advocacy, inclusion, and justice for all.

    Northeastern University offers a comprehensive and competitive employee benefits program for all full-time regular faculty and staff including medical plans, a dental plan, medical and dependent-care reimbursement accounts, retirement plans, life insurance benefits, disability programs, and tuition reimbursement.

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    Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.

    All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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