Program Development Manager

Program Development Manager

• Job No:
• Classification:Administrative Specialist 3
• Grade:Grade 79 (34% GeoDiff)
• Work type:On Campus, Staff Full-time
• Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
• School/Business unit:UAF Northwest Campus
• Location:Nome
• Categories: Administrative/Personnel, Office/Clerical

Position Summary:
Northwest Campus is the branch campus of University of Alaska Fairbanks serving the Bering Strait Region. This position is a lead administrative position working closely with campus director to lead program development.

15%Fiscal Management: Analyze collected data and work with the business office staff to determine course costs, and use of funds to support students, instruction and programs. Track data, maintain files, timely submit university-required information, and provide reports as required.Essential 15%Marketing: Design and produce recruitment and public relations material for up-to-date publication in a timely manner. Coordinate with local and university media.Essential 30%Partnership: Coordinate with UAF, CRCD, UA deans and departments for the approval of courses and instructors. Work with external community, regional and governing partners meetings and communication, based on planning during internal team meetings, to address regionally-prioritized programs. Collaborate with partners to establish financial resources related to program development and student support.Essential 40%Program Development: Research and identify priorities of regional communities to rank programs and courses to be delivered. Collaboratively plan, organize and implement instructional and innovative programs in the Bering Strait region, including partner-coordinated courses, regionally-prioritized programs, community interest courses, and programs leading to UA certificates and degrees. In collaboration with campus team, prepare outline of NWC course offerings for each semester. Submit documentation for approval and set-up of courses, according to university guidelines. Identify and recruit adjunct instructors and submit documentation for their approval, according to university guidelines. Work with campus team during team meetings to finalize room assignment, adjunct pay and travel, textbook and supplies purchases, and student fees. Inform and work with team members on course pre-requisites and possibility of adjunct blanket approval, room reservations, course technology requirements, student withdrawals and drops, and grade submission. Maintain communication with and support adjunct faculty, ensure their knowledge of the withdraw and drop processes and the submission of grades according to university guidelines. Track data and maintain files to monitor and evaluate programs, and timely submit university-required information and reports.Essential

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

• Knowledge of organizations and experience working in the Bering Strait region.
• Knowledge of University of Alaska Fairbanks programs.
• Ability to work independently, analyze complex situations, make responsible decisions, and take initiative.
• Ability to plan and organize programs.
• Professional speaking skills and university-level writing skills.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with organizations and individuals.
• Ability to work effectively as a team member.
• Demonstrate strong organizational and follow-through skills.
• Experience with and knowledge of computer information systems and applicable software and databases.

Required Experience & Education:
Three years college coursework and three years progressively responsible experience related to program development or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Salary Information:

This is a full-time, 11-month, exempt staff position complete with both a competitive salary and New hires will be placed on the, Grade 79, based on education and experience.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please attach a resume, cover letter, and the names and contact information for three (3) professional references with your application.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until a successful candidate is identified.

Review of application materials will begin immediately. Search and selection procedures will be closed when a sufficient and viable number of qualified candidates have been identified

*To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction. Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.

The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Stasia Craddick, CRCD HR Coordinator, at or 907-474-6569.

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Nome, AK

18 day(s) ago

Closing Date 2024-09-07