Program Manager, Student Engagement
Officer of Administration
Communications/Public Relations/Marketing, Development, Student
Life/Services, Planning/Project Management
Appointment Type and Duration:
$40,000 - $46,000 per year
Application Review Begins
Review begins August 8, 2022; position open until filled.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Please submit the following with your online application:
- A cover letter in which you clearly describe how your
knowledge, skills, and abilities prepare you for the job
responsibilities and requirements outlined in the job
- A resume of your educational and professional work
Please Note: We may contact applicants who meet the minimum
requirements in the job posting to request additional information
for the next stage of review.
University Advancement (UA) supports the University of Oregon's
(UO) mission of providing exceptional teaching, discovery, and
service by strategically positioning the university to create
awareness, build long-term relationships, and secure resources that
increase understanding and further its aims. The division consists
of approximately 200 employees primarily working out of Eugene,
with offices in Portland and Bend. We are committed to fostering
equity and inclusion in a welcoming, safe, and respectful
environment that recognizes the value of all members of our
The University of Oregon Alumni Association (UOAA) fosters lifelong
relationships, deepens engagement, and advocates on behalf of the
university and Duck alumni around the world. Launched in 1879, the
UOAA is proud of its long history of keeping alumni connected to
the university and to one another, offering a wide array of
opportunities for service and engagement. With a membership of over
27,000, the UOAA serves as an important connection to the
university for more than 250,000 alumni worldwide. Our vision is to
be among the very best alumni relations programs in the world,
uniting and engaging Ducks in all stages of flight.
The UO Alumni Association (UOAA) is looking for a Program
Management for Student Engagement who is focused on the customer
service experience, skilled at tracking and managing details and
energized by working with students and alumni. In this role, you
will be responsible for developing and managing programs that
support the transition of current students into engaged and
enthusiastic alumni, especially the Student Alumni Association
The primary goals of the SAA are to develop lifelong relationships
between students and the university and to enhance the student
experience by providing opportunities to connect with the broader
alumni community. This student-led part of the UOAA creates and
implements programs for SAA members, including social events,
leadership opportunities, and professional development activities.
As the program manager, you will oversee the operation of this
membership-based student organization, engage in revenue-generating
activities, and work with colleagues in the UOAA, University
Advancement (UA), and the university to create opportunities for
students to engage as future alumni. You will work closely with
campus partners, including the UO Career Center, Parent and Family
Association (PFA), UO Homecoming Committee, Center for Student
Involvement (CSI), and Student Orientation Programs.
To succeed in this role, you will need to work independently while
collaborating with your team and be motivated to generate program
revenue through membership sales. You will serve as a role model
for the students you work with and provide guidance and leadership
to help them reach their full potential. All plans, programs, and
activities must connect to the larger mission and goals of the
UOAA, UA, and the UO.
The Program Manager reports to the Senior Associate Director of
Alumni Engagement and is located in Eugene. Most of this position's
work will need to take place on campus when students are present,
however, some remote work may be possible. This position will
regularly be required to work in the early evenings, with
occasional nights and/or weekends required to staff special
projects and events.
- Bachelor's degree, or equivalent combination of skills and
- One year of experience in program management, advising, student
affairs, volunteer management, sales, or related field.
- Demonstrated ability to provide leadership, advice, and
guidance to a student organization.
- Ability to supervise student employees.
- Strong customer service skills, including building and
maintaining strong working relationships with offices across
campus, particularly campus partners of the SAA.
- Ability to communicate with various audiences (students,
alumni, parents, etc.), adapting communication and presentation
style in support of an inclusive and welcoming
- Ability to interact, communicate, and work effectively with
individuals, recognizing and respecting each person's many and
- Commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity, equity, and
- Demonstrated knowledge of event, project, or program
management, including the ability to effectively track details and
connect program activities to a broader mission.
- Advanced degree in student affairs or relevant
- Professional or student experience working in student affairs
or advising student organizations.
- Experience working in sales or a similar revenue-generating
- Experience creating or facilitating student internships in
event management, student affairs, or leadership development.
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 http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits.
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
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
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an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and
services. The Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report is
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To apply, visit https://careers.uoregon.edu/en-us/job/529860/program-manager-student-engagement