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Program Manager, Center for Private Equity and Venture Capital

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Program Manager, Center for Private Equity and Venture Capital

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Tuck Center for Private Equity & Venture Capital

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Not a Union Position

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Not an SEIU Position

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Regular Full Time

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This position is located on campus in Hanover, NH and requires regular weekly on-site work presence with 1-2 days per week remote flexibility, and full-time presence may be needed during some program delivery weeks.

Location of Position

Hanover, NH
Tuck School, 100 Tuck Hall,

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Position Purpose

Manages and delivers programs, events, and marketing activities for the Tuck Center for Private Equity and Venture Capital according to Tuck’s mission, strategy, and institutional priorities.


The program manager is integral to the Center’s operational success and growth, managing, marketing, and delivering programs and events of keen interest to Tuck students, such as the Private Equity Fellows, Venture Capital Fellows, VCIC : Venture Capital Investment Competition, and the annual Tuck Private Equity and Venture Capital Conference. In addition, the program manager engages with students, alumni, and colleagues to produce Dartmouth-wide programs. The Tuck School seeks a detail and process oriented professional with interest in business and private equity or venture capital preferred. To learn more about the Center, its programs, and its role in advancing our mission to develop wise, decisive leaders who better the world through business, please visit us at .

Required Qualifications - Education and Yrs Exp

Bachelors or equivalent combination of education and experience

Required Qualifications - Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

1. Experience and skill in marketing communications, event planning, and using professional marketing and design software, social media platforms, and website management tools, or the equivalent work experience and education with proven ability to quickly master and adapt to a variety of technology resources. Experience and skill successfully managing student-facing co-curricular programs for a higher education institution is preferred.
2. Excellent written and oral communication skills, project management skills, and organizational skills with the ability to work independently to achieve programmatic goals.
3. Knowledge and interest in private equity and venture capital and/or business gained through relevant education, personal experience and/or work experience. Minimum of an undergraduate degree in combination with relevant work experience and passion for private equity or venture capital. Inquisitive and driven to continually develop knowledge.
4. Able to support, contribute to, and strengthen a vibrant, culturally diverse, and inclusive learning community of students, alumni, faculty, and fellow professionals.
5. Able to anticipate, deliver on, and exceed the expectations of students, alumni, affiliated faculty, and colleagues across Tuck and Dartmouth.
6. Able to introduce and drive innovation in ways small and large.
7. Able to collaborate with others as primary means to achieve results.
8. Able to seek out and create learning opportunities, including through those revealed by setbacks and failures as well as successes.
9. Able to work evening hours and occasional weekend hours in support of programs.

Preferred Qualifications

Department Contact for Recruitment Inquiries

Lorin Parker

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Department Contact for Cover Letter and Title

Lorin Parker, Executive Director of Talent Management

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Equal Opportunity Employer

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

Background Check

Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, conduct review, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

Is driving a vehicle (e.g. Dartmouth vehicle or off road vehicle, rental car, personal car) an essential function of this job?

Not an essential function

Special Instructions to Applicants

Dartmouth College has a Tobacco-Free Policy. Smoking and the use of tobacco-based products (including smokeless tobacco) are prohibited in all facilities, grounds, vehicles or other areas owned, operated or occupied by Dartmouth College with no exceptions. For details, please see our policy.

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Key Accountabilities


1. Program and Event Management :
  • Planning (20%): With guidance from Center director, envisions, articulates, and implements plans for achieving Center’s event and program priorities; prepares and presents written plans for appropriate reviews and approvals, including schedules, budgets, marketing, logistics, and materials production; and Center calendars.
  • Delivery and Evaluation (25%): Manages program events, registration, evaluation processes, other logistical arrangements, and production of printed and digital materials. Staffs programs and events, resolving participant issues, and supervising support staff (AV technicians, facilities, etc.)
  • Marketing (10%): Creates, contributes to, edits, formats, and distributes printed, digital, and social media promotional and educational materials and communications for Centers, programs, and events. Coordinates as needed with fellow Centers, Tuck Communications, and other Tuck and Dartmouth departments.
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2. Center Operations and Project Management : Manages Center operations, including marketing and administrative budgets; procurement of materials and vendor services in coordination with Tuck Finance; manages, processes, tracks, and verifies payment and reimbursement of expenses; and administers business systems, data analytics, and records. Develops and maintains data sources relevant to the Center, including student and alumni engagement and Center network of related practitioners and industry experts. Collaborates with colleagues within Centers, more broadly at Tuck, and beyond, to conceptualize, organize, manage, and complete shared projects and assignments. May collaborate with colleagues across Tuck and Dartmouth on shared projects and assignments, including the Magnuson Center, to generate ideas and develop learning and engagement opportunities for students and communications on website and related projects. Assists Director in preparation, management, and execution of biannual advisory council meetings.

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3. Constituent Engagement: Serves as a key point of contact for and responds to inquiries from students, alumni, faculty, prospective or admitted students, the Center advisory council, and professional staff colleagues, and other constituents via email, phone, and office walk-ins; engages with these constituents to achieve desired Center programmatic impact.

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4. Innovation and Professional Development: Contributes ideas, input, and support to initiatives, decisions, and communications with implications for Center vision, marketing, and programming. Seeks out, applies, and shares knowledge of Center subject matter and business education trends and innovations through market research, engagement with peer networks and professional associations, and continuing education opportunities

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Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others.


Performs other duties as assigned.
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