Program Mgr, Ctr for Asia Pac Studies Univ of San Fran (CA)

Program Manager-Center for Asia Pacific Studies  University of San Francisco 

Reporting directly to the Executive Director, the Program Manager provides key operational and administrative support for the Center for Asia Pacific Studies. The Program Manager's main responsibilities include: event management and coordination for the Center's public program series and academic conferences, social media and marketing, and assistance with the administration of the Center.

Job Responsibilities:

● Assist the Executive Director with planning and running public programs and academic workshops and conferences

● Communications regarding public programs, visiting scholars, fellowship programs, and conferences and/or events

● Drafting articles for publication on the Center’s website

● Coordinating the publication of the Center’s e-newsletter (drafting articles and soliciting and editing articles from Center staff and affiliated faculty)

● Marketing for the Center (creation and dissemination of marketing materials, media releases, and social media posts, analytics after mailings and marketing campaigns to determine open and click rates)

● Researching and identifying grant opportunities

● Desktop publishing and website administration. Work with the university’s web services department to keep the Center’s website up to date and to ensure compliance with university’s web policies and guidelines

● Marketing the visiting scholars program and coordinating the residencies of those selected

● Supervising student intern, especially in the area of event poster design

● Working with program assistant to post event listings on University’s website and disseminate program information through email blasts

● Editing and posting videos after events

● Daily administrative work of the Center

● Responsible for additional duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements:

● Bachelor’s Degree in social sciences or humanities

● At least three years of experience working in higher education administration (especially in event management, conference organization, and marketing)

● Excellent communication skills

● Fluency in written and spoken English

● Interest in the history, peoples, and cultures of East Asia and/or the Asia Pacific

Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

• Positive mindset and ability to work well with a team

• Willingness to serve as an ambassador for the Center and its work

• The ability to research speakers, identify resources, solve problems, handle multiple projects simultaneously, and take initiative

• Passion and enthusiasm for bridging the Pacific with programs desired to promote cross-cultural understanding of the peoples, cultures, and economics of the Asia Pacific

• Experience working with people of diverse/multicultural backgrounds, or in student services with a diverse graduate population

• Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications and computer programs to manage data and information is required.

• Proficiency with graphic design software such as InDesign is preferred. Familiarity with Google Docs and Smartsheet

• Candidates must have excellent attention to detail and creativity

• Ability to work well independently or on a team

• Comfortable with occasional public speaking duties

• Ability to work the occasional evening and weekend (usually two evenings a month until 6:45 p.m.)

For 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 individual’s 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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Posting Date: 05/25/2018
Closing Date 08/22/2018

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