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Academic Programs Manager (multiple hires)

University of Oregon
Oregon, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Oct 29, 2022

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Academic Programs Manager (multiple hires)

Job no: 530210
Work type: Officer of Administration
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Administrative/Office Support, Student Life/Services

Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
Salary: Range starts at $55,000 per year; salary offers will be competitive and commensurate with the skills and experience of the finalist
Compensation Band: OS-OA07-Fiscal Year 2022-2023
FTE: 1.0
Application Review Begins

September 15, 2022, but posting will remain open until multiple positions have been filled
Special Instructions to Applicants

Please submit: 1. the online application form; 2. a cover letter that describes how you meet the minimum qualifications for this position; 3. your resume. Your application should include contact information for three references. (We will not contact references unless you are a finalist for the position). Your materials should demonstrate how you meet the minimum qualifications for this position.
Department Summary

The College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) is the hub of learning, research, and academic excellence at the University of Oregon. With nearly 50 departments and programs representing the natural sciences, social sciences, and humanities, the high quality of our programs is the main reason why the University of Oregon is one of only 65 universities in the prestigious Association of American Universities. Our faculty and advisors work directly with students to help them think analytically, question critically, and communicate clearly about how to find solutions to real-world issues the world we live in. Our staff and managers play critical and dynamic roles in supporting and advancing the academic mission of the University and of CAS.

This position is in one of eight Academic Service Units (ASUs), which house staff and managers who provide administrative, strategic, and operations support to a group of academic departments in CAS.
Position Summary

The person in this position works closely and collaborates with the Associate Director of the ASU and supervises staff to implement and manage the student-facing processes and programs in the ASU, including:

*Student services
*Student recruitment
*Communications and events
*Long term planning for academic programs
*Support for faculty advisors and directors of undergraduate and graduate studies.

This position will report directly to the Associate Director of the ASU.
Minimum Requirements

  • Four years' experience providing administrative support to a department, program, or other organization
  • Supervisory or lead work experience
    Professional Competencies

  • Ability to learn new skills quickly and adapt well to organizational change.
  • Understanding of and ability to promote principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion, including working with a diverse population and sensitivity to cultural differences.
  • Ability to work in an environment with multiple layers of approvals, policies, and procedures, including ability to adhere to established policies and processes and promote compliance.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to plan, organize and multi-task to ensure the completion of responsibilities and manage/support others to succeed in their roles.
  • Ability to utilize standard office software (Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.).
  • Ability to work independently to assess situations and determine next steps.
  • Ability to lead a team and encourage an atmosphere of learning and growth.
    Preferred Qualifications

  • Work experience in higher education, government, nonprofit, or other public sector administration.

    FLSA Exempt: Yes

    All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.

    University of Oregon students and employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. For additional information see:

    The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit

    The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at or 541-346-5112.

    UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

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