Partnership Initiatives Project Manager (Remote) (Casual/Temp Employee)

Oakton Community College
Illinois, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 17, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Adult & Continuing Education Programs, Cooperative & Experiential Education, Curriculum & Instructional Development, Other Academic Affairs, Business & Administrative Affairs, Community Relations & Institutional Outreach
Employment Type
Part Time

About Oakton Community College :

For over 50 years, Oakton Community College has been the setting where thousands begin or continue their college or career studies. Educating people of all ages, from all walks of life and from more than 40 nations, Oakton focuses on improving the quality of life for everyone who enters its doors.

Job Description:

Basic Function and Responsibility:

Under general supervision of the Dean, this position will assist in the development and manage various partnership initiatives. This position is estimated to last for about 11 months, with the opportunity to extend based on the college's needs.

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities:

Work with the Dean, Directors, Sr. Program Developer, other Continuing Education Managers, and staff, to ensure the development, implementation, and management of high-quality partnership programs
  • Serve as the first point of contact for prospective and current partnership program participants. Provide advisement on eligibility, time, location requirements, etc.
  • Develop program schedules as well as hire, train, and assign presenters and trainers as needed.
  • Manage partner relationships to ensure effective implementation and management of partnership programs.
  • Develop and coordinate intake activities, screen participants, conduct orientation, etc.
  • Provide periodic updates on program success, needs, and progress to the college and partners
  • Assess program effectiveness utilizing program data; recommend curricula and program design updates as needed.
  • Recommend and implement marketing and promotional campaigns and initiatives to increase enrollment and awareness of partnership programs utilizing various marketing strategies and mediums.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
Supervision Received:

General supervision is received from the Dean of Adult and Continuing Education/Dean of the Skokie Campus


Qualifications and Working Conditions:
  • Master's degree in Higher Education, Marketing, Business or related field preferred, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • At least one year of program or project management experience
  • Ability to analyze and make inferences from data utilizing various statistical tools (e.g., spreadsheets, pivot tables)
  • Proven ability to operate independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Possess excellent communication (both oral and written), organizational, and interpersonal skills required to facilitate collaborative relationships with administrators and technical professionals in a variety of internal departments and other external partners.
  • Demonstrated understanding and commitment to equity and racial equity specifically
  • Ability to execute multiple projects; be creative while respecting the integrity of the institution.
  • Ability to work in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with students, faculty and staff.

Additional Information:

Hourly: $31.25

Dates and Times

? June 20th - August 4th, 2022. Monday - Thursday, 8:15am - 5pm (32 hours per week)

? August 8th - May 20th, 2023. Monday - Friday, 8:15am - 5pm (40 hours per week)

Occasional in-person attendance may be required given program needs. This position is estimated to last for about 11 months, with the opportunity to be extended based on the college's needs. This casual/temp position is not eligible for benefits or paid time off (PTO).Oakton is accessible by public transportation.

Oakton is accessible by public transportation.

Application Instructions:

For further details, visit our website at and select the Employment link to view Employment Opportunities.

Please be sure to have a current resume, cover letter, and list of, at least, three (3) professional references with contact information prepared to submit with your application. One (1) of the references must be your most recent, direct supervisor.

Oakton Community College is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution, committed to employing competent, qualified individuals. Oakton Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, disability, age, marital status, military status, socioeconomic status, sex or gender, gender identity, or sexual orientation in admission to and participation in its educational programs, college activities and services, or in its employment practices.

Oakton Community College requires all employees to adhere to a Vaccination /Testing Mandate.

Posted positions may be removed from the Oakton website without notice when it is determined that no additional applicants are required.

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