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Program Manager for Leadership and Civic Engagement

University of Toledo
Ohio, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Mar 18, 2022

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Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Management, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Academic Administration, Other Academic Affairs, Student Affairs, Other Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
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Full Time
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Title: Program Manager for Leadership and Civic Engagement

Department Org: 103650 - Student Affairs

Employee Classification: U1 - Unclassified PSA FT

Bargaining Unit: Bargaining Unit Exempt

Primary Location: Main Campus - Student Affairs

Shift: 1

Travel: Yes

Weekend/Holiday: Yes

Job Description:

The Program Manager for Leadership and Civic Engagement will be the full-time advocate and strategist for fostering relationships within the Toledo community to promote service-based initiatives and instill in the student body the importance of civic engagement within the mindset of being a global citizen and to improve the human condition. In addition, to the workaround civic engagement, the Program Manager will develop leadership opportunities that promote the mindset of “Everyday Leadership”. The Program Manager advises student leaders in planning and successfully executing innovative student programs, events, and activities that are civic-based, including service initiatives and voter awareness and registration campaigns. The Program Manager will coordinate community service tracking and publicize volunteering opportunities. The Program Manager plans initiatives to connect students with service opportunities and leadership development programs. The person holding this position leads the planning of Student Organization & Leadership Awards Gala. The Program Manager also supports the execution of annual university events such as Family Weekend, etc. The Program Manager helps oversee programs including Levis Leadership, Adopt-A-Family, Freshman Camp, and the Kalahari Student Leadership Conference. This position advises BIG Event, Red Cross Club, and RockeTHON. The Program Manager supervises the Graduate Assistant for Leadership and provides functional supervision to the office staff for tasks associated with leadership programming and civic engagement. The Program Manager assists in the management of the general operations for the Office of Student Involvement and Leadership, including strategic planning, risk management, supervision of student employees, budget oversight, marketing, and assessment. The person holding this position will also represent the Division of Student Affairs and the office through committee work, departmental and divisional tasks, campus and community relations, and assigned projects. This position will require evening and weekend work as well as periodic travel. Flexibility and direct open communication with all stakeholders is essential.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Education/experience/licensing:
    • Master’s Degree from an accredited four (4) year college or university, major in Higher Education, College Student Personnel, Counseling, Business Administration, or a related field.
    • Minimum one (1) year of full-time, professional experience or two (2) years of graduate assistant experience in a higher education setting or related field (by the job start date).
    • Experience advising student organizations.
    • Must have a strong background in student leadership development and community engagement.
    • Experience initiating, planning, implementing, and evaluating events and ongoing programming efforts.
    • Broad knowledge of student development and leadership theories and ability to apply theories to professional practice and programming.
    • Must be committed to diversity and inclusion and have a proven ability to effectively work with diverse populations.
    • Proficiency with office technology
Communication and other skills:
• Strong listening and organizational skills. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Comfortable public speaking in large and small groups.
• Demonstrated problem-solving, conflict resolution, team management, and leadership skills.
• Ability to effectively communicate utilizing social media and other electronic communication systems.
• Ability to prioritize, strategically plan, work in a fast-paced environment, and meet deadlines with frequent interruptions and change of focus.

Preferred Qualifications:

The Program Manager advises student leaders in planning and successfully executing innovative student programs, events, and activities that are civic-based, including service initiatives and voter awareness and registration campaigns. This position also offers full-time benefits, along with 11 paid holidays not including winter break (Christmas Eve through New Year’s Day).

Conditions of Employment:

All UToledo employees on all campuses, including those working on campus and working remotely, are required to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 or have an approved exemption.

To promote the highest levels of health and well-being, the University of Toledo campuses are tobacco-free. To further this effort, the University of Toledo Health Science Campus Medical Center is requiring candidates for employment to be nicotine-free. Pre-employment health screening requirements will include cotinine (nicotine) testing, as well as drug and other required health screenings for the position. With the exception of positions within the University of Toledo Main Campus and the University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences, the employment offer is conditional upon successful completion of a cotinine test and Occupational Health clearance.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

The University of Toledo is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. The University of Toledo does not discriminate in employment, educational programs, or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, disability, familial status, or political affiliation.

The University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, dual-career professionals, and covered veterans.

The University of Toledo provides reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require an accommodation to complete this application, or for testing or interviewing, please contact the Human Resources Department at 419-530-4747 between the hours of 8:30 AM and 5:00 PM or apply online for an accommodation request.

Computer access is available at most public libraries and at the Office of Human Resources located in the Center for Administrative Support on the Main Campus of the University of Toledo.

Advertised: 18 Mar 2022 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 26 May 2022 Eastern Daylight Time

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