Faculty Job in Academic & University Program Manager, Environmental Management Graduate Program

Program Manager, Environmental Management Graduate Program

University of San Francisco

Job Summary:

Under the general supervision of the Associate Dean for Sciences, the Program Manager of Graduate Programs
in Environmental Management is responsible for the administration of the graduate M.S. in Environmental Management (MSEM). The Program Manager will work with the Faculty Graduate Program Director to manage and support the efficient
operation of the MSEM program and to create new initiatives to improve the program.

Job Responsibilities:Recruitment and Admissions:

  • Develop and implement the programs marketing plan including
    coordination with Director of Graduate Admissions, consultation with the Office of Marketing Communications on ad design/placement, and
    coordination of targeted, direct mailings.
  • Field inquiries and supervise the recruitment process, including cultivation of prospect
    relationships, planning campus visits and managing new prospect data.
  • Initiate, design, and develop communications and publications
    for the program, including materials for outreach events (information meetings, open houses, and graduate fairs), program newsletters,
    brochures, student handbooks, promotional videos, website content, and social media.
  • Represent the program at outreach events and
    generate publicity for these events. Meet with additional prospective applicants who visit the University.
  • Supervise and
    participate in the application and admissions review process.
  • Communicate final decisions to applicants, award scholarship funds,
    cultivate relationships with admitted students and manage admissions deposit process.
  • Work with Graduate Admissions Office to
    understand and effectively use AppReview and ApplyYourself systems to inform and improve the admissions process.

Academic/Professional Development Support:

  • Coordinate the course scheduling process in conjunction with
    Faculty Director.
  • Work in collaboration with the Faculty Director, and Program Assistant to provide assistance and support to
    faculty (full- and part-time ), including consulting on curriculum when requested, onboarding, and logistical needs.
  • Support the
    Faculty Director, and designated faculty in setting up and tracking assessment tools and generally facilitating the assessment of the
  • Work with faculty to ensure that course content meets program learning outcomes.
  • Design and implement new student
  • Facilitate and plan the academic advising process in conjunction with Faculty Director, and ensure the smooth
    administration of student registration.
  • Plan and implement student-centered events, including student-faculty socials, symposia,
    graduation celebrations, workshops and other activities.
  • Manage degree completion paperwork, including reviews of degree audits and
    notices to post.
  • Manage capstone repository in conjunction with Gleeson Library.
  • Collaborate with departments across
    campus (e.g., One Stop, International Student and Scholar Services, Counseling and Psychological Services, Office of Residence Life) to
    ensure that resources are available and delivered appropriately to graduate students.


  • Manage alumni tracking and alumni services for the program in collaboration with the Office of Alumni Relations.
  • Manage program
    budgets, including scholarship allocations, in conjunction with the Faculty Director.
  • Attend College of Arts and Sciences Graduate
    Program Directors meetings.
  • Supervise student assistants in collaboration with the Program Assistant.
  • Other duties as

Minimum Requirements:

  • Minimum of a Bachelors Degree required. Masters Degree or
    professional experience in the field of environmental management or related field preferred.
  • A minimum of three years work
    experience with educational program administration required. Experience working with graduate or professional programs preferred.
  • Demonstrated cultural competency and experience working with students from a diverse array of backgrounds, including experience working
    with graduate programs and students.
  • Experience with strategic branding, national, and international marketing.
  • Demonstrated success in overseeing complex administrative systems and the ability to interact with a variety of different administrative
  • Ability to understand and maintain budgets.
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills,
    including through the use of social media.
  • Excellent computer skills (word processing, spreadsheets, database, online forms and
    documents, and web maintenance skills).
  • Experience maintaining database systems.
  • Ability to travel to recruitment fairs
    and to work in the evenings and some Saturdays if required to service graduate student events.

Additional Knowledge,
Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to spearhead large projects and see them through to completion.
  • Experience
    collaborating across departments/programs.
  • Demonstrated leadership in a higher education setting.

information on how to apply, please visit the following link:

EEO Policy
The University of San Francisco is an equal opportunity institution of higher education. As a matter of
policy, the University does not discriminate in employment, educational services and academic programs on the basis of an individuals race,
color, religion, religious creed, ancestry, national origin, age (except minors), sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status,
medical condition (cancer-related and genetic-related) and disability, and the other bases prohibited by law. The University reasonably
accommodates qualified individuals with disabilities under the law.


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