ADVERTISEMENT FOR PROGRAM MANAGER, GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN INSTITUTE OPERATIONS
Regular Full-Time, Market Range 10
The Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, invites applications for a full-time, exempt Program Manager for Operations in the Global Supply Chain Institute (GSCI). The Program Manager provides ongoing oversight and management of three rapidly growing, major programs with GSCI: the Supply Chain Forum, GSCI Advisory Board, and Advanced Supply Chain Collaborative (ASCC). S/he works independently to ensure program success through creating and implementing strategic plans, overseeing operations, building relationships with internal and external stakeholders, executing all phases of project management, and creating and implementing assessment initiatives. S/he collaborates closely with the department and college leadership teams as well as executives and senior business leaders from corporate partners and must represent GSCI and the University with the highest level of professionalism and accountability.
Devise and implement strategy, programs, and plans on an annual basis for the Supply Chain Forum, GSCI Advisory Board, and ASCC, ensuring programs successfully meet goals and objectives.
Assess attainment of goals and objectives. Identify and implement strategies for improvement.
Serve as point person for operations, ensuring success across dozens of programs and events in a variety of formats, both virtual, in-person, and hybrid. Provide work direction to administrative team and student workers.
Construct, manage, and report financial operations across GSCI, ensuring buy-in, communication, and adherence to budget.
Liaison to Financial Information Office ensuring full compliance with financial and human resources policies and procedures.
Serve as primary contact for 10+ strategic partners and 75+ corporate partners, ensuring strong relationships and solving problems.
Build relationships with current and prospective partners, establishing connections with relevant team members and faculty.
Fill project manager role for new GSCI initiatives as required, for example, implementation of software systems, new processes or programs.
Identify and undertake projects to improve the impact of GSCI programs and partnerships.
Our primary mission is to move forward the frontiers of human knowledge and enrich and elevate the citizens of the state of Tennessee, the nation, and the world. As the preeminent research-based, land-grant university in the state, UT embodies the spirit of excellence in teaching, research, scholarship, creative activity, outreach, and engagement attained by the nation’s finest public research institutions.