1. Oversees the advancement and growth of the program. Gives direction and leadership supporting the philosophy, mission, strategy, and annual goals and objectives. Assumes primary accountability for disseminating and publishing all program information to create public awareness and support of the program. 2. Plays a key role in strategic planning. Works closely with leadership, internal and external colleagues and community residents to develop new initiatives to support the strategic direction of the organization and implements long-term goals and objectives to achieve the successful outcome of the program. 3. Develops an annual budget and operating plan to support the program. Ensures program operates within approved budget. Monitors and approves all budgeted program expenditures. Manages all program and project funds according to established accounting policies and procedures. 4. Builds and maintains a program evaluation framework to assess the strengths of the program and to identify areas for improvement. Monitors the program activities on a regular basis and conducts an annual evaluation according to the program evaluation framework. Identifies and evaluates the risks associated with program activities and takes appropriate action to control the risks. Reports evaluation findings to appropriate stakeholders and recommends changes to enhance the program, as appropriate 5. Ensures that program activities operate within the policies and procedures of the organization and activities comply with all relevant legislation/regulatory requirements. 6. Identifies, solicits, and cultivates community partnerships and collaborations to assist in the development and growth of the program. Develops the metrics to identify and measure the success of the program. Responsible for measurements of grant success and related evaluation. 7. Identifies and evaluates potential future funding sources, and contributes to the submission of grants and contracts supporting the program, including the annual submission and writing of all content areas and budgetary sections of grant applications. 8. Develops the administrative infrastructure of the program. Manages human resource and administrative functions of the program, including staffing and hiring, supervision, performance development, counseling and discipline, if warranted. Oversees and manages information systems, facilities, and space needs. 9. Investigates, identifies, implements, and oversees the maintenance of systems to gather, track, and report information to support the initiatives of the program. Tracks all program activities and regularly informs leadership of progress on each initiative. Recommends structural or programmatic adjustments, changes or additions based on full knowledge of missions, goals, and objectives. 10. Initiates, designs, and manages the compilation of program communications; identifying outreach potential, and promoting philanthropic and collaborative support of the program. Contributes to the development and assists in the management of content on the program's website and monitors all changes and additions to the editorial content. 11. Performs other duties as assigned.
Preferred Education: Masters or higher degree in public policy, international development, or related field plus five years' progressive program management experience.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Masters or higher degree in public policy, international development, or related field plus five years' progressive program management experience.
Required Skill/ability 5: The candidate should be well-organized, be able to prioritize, have strong attention to detail, and manage multiple assignments under simultaneously. There should be demonstrated ability to be able to drive forward project objectives according to set timelines and deliver on project aims.
Posting Position Title: Program Manager 2
Required Skill/ability 3: Strong communication and interpersonal skills. Proven ability to adapt communication style to address the needs of individuals at all levels. Ability to negotiate skillfully with both internal and external constituents. Demonstrated ability to be able to present ideas and communicate effectively, both verbally and in written materials.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Senior Program Manager
Required Skill/ability 1: Basic understanding of public policy and economics as demonstrated by coursework or other similar channels.
Required Skill/ability 4: Strong and demonstrated ability to manage financial resources and construct and balance budgets for centers and projects across an array of revenues sources (e.g., grants, gifts, endowments).
Required Skill/ability 2: Experience in grant proposal preparation and grant management.
Bachelors degree in a related field. Six years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.