Officer of Administration
Sports Product Management Program,
Lundquist College of Business
Appointment Type and Duration:
Commensurate with experience
Application Review Begins
October 11, 2021; position open until filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
When applying, attach the following electronic documents:
- A resume/CV
- A cover letter indicating how you meet the minimum and if
applicable, preferred qualifications for the position. Please
describe how you have added value in previous roles and how you
would add value in this role
- A diversity statement that highlights contributions and
commitment to diversity. The Sports Product Management Program is
committed to creating an equitable learning and working environment
that actively respects, includes, and engages everyone. What would
that mean to you in this role? How would that inform your
You will also be required to submit the names of at least three
professional references, their e-mail addresses, and telephone
numbers as part of the application process.
Any application missing the above documents/information may be
considered incomplete. In order to ensure consideration, please
submit your application materials prior to or on the listed review
Since 1914 the Charles H. Lundquist College of Business has taught
its students the critical skills they need to think for themselves,
to be leaders in a dynamic world, and to make better decisions on
behalf of the people and resources they manage. We are a top
business school with a unique mission and vision that draws
strength from our links to the Pacific Rim and the distinctive
qualities of Oregon culture: innovation, sustainability, active
lifestyles, financial stewardship, and respect for individuality
and diversity within an increasingly global community.
The Sports Product Management program delivers Master's of Science
degrees two ways: an 18-month full-time program delivered in
Portland, OR, and a part-time online program delivered to students
anywhere in the world. Within SPM, industry's top talent educate
future leaders through experiential education grounded in
innovation, sustainability and global business perspective.
Educators in SPM bring a combination of education and extensive
industry experience to the program, with many holding a Master's
degree or PhD. Our instructors have extensive professional
experience working in leadership roles within various functional
areas of large and small sports product companies.
SPM is seeking a dynamic team member with the ability to meet
deadlines, anticipate needs, and manage and prioritize multiple
tasks or projects. The successful incumbent will be able to follow
through and work independently without supervision, while handling
frequent interruptions and shifting priorities. This position is
responsible for assisting with the successful delivery of assigned
projects with administrators and stakeholders, ensuring use of
standardized project management methodologies, processes and tools
and providing oversight and coordination with other project
resources and support personnel as appropriate. Based on the
requirements of the position, the successful incumbent in this
position will have the ability to comprehend, analyze, and
interpret complex information and to effectively present
information to various university stakeholders including senior
leadership, faculty, students, and staff.
This position regularly requires the exercise of independent
judgment and a comprehensive knowledge of the University of Oregon,
its programs, and personnel. The person in the position handles and
is involved in many sensitive and confidential issues, and is
responsible for fostering positive relationships both internal and
external to the campus while managing multiple projects within firm
The Project Manager reports directly to the Director of SPM.
- Bachelor's degree with three years project management
- Seven years of experience in project management within a large,
- Proficient with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook (or
similar scheduling/calendar program), and familiarity with
Microsoft Office applications and project management
- Effective and professional written and verbal communication
- Expertise in working effectively and collaboratively with
people of diverse backgrounds and cultures. Proven ability to be
effective in an interdisciplinary team environment.
- Proven project management, time management, and organizational
skills, with the ability to manage details of multiple complex
projects within firm schedules.
- Self-motivated, punctual, reliable, organized, and flexible.
Excellent organizational, problem-solving, and time management
skills. Excellent attention to detail.
- Ability to manage stressful situations with tact and diplomacy
and to use sound judgment and initiative, particularly as it
relates to handling sensitive and/or confidential
- Commitment to and experience with promoting and enhancing
diversity and equity.
- Project management experience in a higher education
- Experience working in an institution of higher education and
related organizational structures, policies and procedures,
emerging issues in higher education, and familiarity with relevant
rules, policies, and laws.
FLSA Exempt: Yes
All offers of employment are contingent upon successful
completion of a background inquiry.
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
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To apply, visit https://careers.uoregon.edu/en-us/job/528195/project-manager