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Educational Program Manager 1

University of Connecticut
Connecticut, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Dec 14, 2021

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Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Mathematics, Other Science & Technology
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Full Time
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The College of The College of Liberal Arts & Sciences seeks applicants for a full-time position as an Educational Program Manager 1 for the Department of Mathematics.  Under the supervision of the Mathematics Department Head will provide programmatic development, financial leadership, and management for the academic unit while also providing administrative support to the department in support of the mission. The incumbent will supervise a group of support staff members and monitor work progress and is also expected to work independently and within the defined guidelines established by the program and the supervisor.


  1. Supervises and manages the work of assigned personnel, including assigning and reviewing work, providing guidance, and conducting performance evaluations.
  2. Assists the Department Head in all aspects of financial leadership.
  3. Evaluates and manages staff workload and responsibilities.
  4. Directs workflow and coordinates the processing and maintenance of necessary paperwork to support the academic program, including financial and personnel records along with departmental and faculty purchases, reimbursements, travel expense reports, and website content.
  5. Trains, supervises, evaluates, and coordinates the activities of program staff. Determines work schedules and assignments to most effectively meet program needs.
  6. Provides hiring support and processes paperwork for new and hiring positions including necessary Visa details.
  7. Ensures sufficient course enrollments meet established guidelines. Establishes master schedule in conjunction with guidelines.
  8. Serves as a liaison between the program and other University offices, external organizations, and the public while also planning outreach programs, conferences, meetings, and seminars
  9. Engages in public relations and promotional activities for the program. Implements recruiting and promotional strategies, in the area of responsibility.
  10. Assists in the planning, development, design implementation, and evaluation of activities to achieve program objectives.
  11. Conducts studies, collects necessary data evaluates information, and prepares analytical reports related to program specialty.
  12. Prepares, forecasts, and monitors departmental budget while monitoring approved expenditures.  Will identify resources and funding sources as needed.
  13. Serves as a resource to students, staff, faculty, and others on matters relating to program policies, procedures, and activities.
  14. Performs related work as required. 


  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related field
  • Six to seven years of related experience
  • Two years of experience serving as a senior team member or project lead
  • Supervisory experience
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills 

    • Experience working in a higher education setting
    • Ability to work in a deadline-driven environment
    • Ability to work with diverse student, administrative, and faculty populations and provide a commitment to the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion in an educational setting.
    • Excellent computer skills including experience with Microsoft programs


    This is a full-time position. The University offers a competitive salary, outstanding benefits including employee and dependent tuition waivers at UConn, and a highly desirable work environment. Salary will be commensurate with successful candidate's background and experience.


    Employment at the University of Connecticut is contingent upon the successful candidate’s compliance with the University’s Mandatory Workforce COVID-19 Vaccination Policy.  This Policy states that all workforce members are required to have or obtain a Covid-19 vaccination as a term and condition of employment at UConn, unless an exemption or deferral has been approved. 

    Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.


    Please apply online at, Staff Positions, Search #495873 to upload a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three (3) professional references.  Address correspondence to Ambar Sengupta.  Screening will begin immediately. 

    This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:55 p.m. Eastern time on January 9, 2022.

    All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at

    The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.

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