Offerd Salary:$59,700
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Position Number 998201

Functional Title Program Manager Position Type Administration - Staff Position Eclass EP - EHRA 12 mo leave earning University Information

UNC Greensboro, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is 1 of only 57 doctoral institutions recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for both higher research activity and community engagement. Founded in 1891 and one of the original three UNC System institutions, UNC Greensboro is one of the most diverse universities in the state with 20,000+ students, and 3,000+ faculty and staff members representing 90+ nationalities. With 17 Division I athletic teams, 85 undergraduate degrees in over 125 areas of study, as well as 74 master's and 32 doctoral programs, UNC Greensboro is consistently recognized nationally among the top universities for academic excellence and value, with noted strengths in health and wellness, visual and performing arts, nursing, education, and more. For additional information, please visit and follow UNCG on , , and Instagram.

Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit

The UNCG Department of Biology endeavors towards excellence in conducting research and teaching biological concepts and skills to biology majors and graduate students, to prepare them for professional careers and more advanced study. We introduce non-biology majors to the foundations and applications of biology. By involving undergraduate and graduate students in research, we contribute to and increase society's knowledge across the broad spectrum of biology. We train doctoral students in Environmental Health Science, a complex and rapidly changing discipline. Through laboratory training and directed research experiences, we enhance our students' technical and analytical skills so that they can contribute meaningfully to an increasingly technological world. Our leadership in scientific innovation and discovery serves our students, profession, and our local and global communities.

Position Summary

The North Carolina Mountain to Sea LSAMP seeks a Program Manager to work on a multi-institutional NSF-funded project focusing on student stipends, supplemental instruction, and program activities for underrepresented minority undergraduate students in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math disciplines. The project involves five UNC System Institutions, UNCG, UNCW, ECU, AppState, and WCU, who will recruit students, offer stipends and coordinate activities to retain students in STEM that graduate in a timely manner and pursue graduate or professional education.

This is a full-time paid position for up to 5 years, contingent on continued grant funding to the Alliance and the individual's performance will start in February 2023.

The Program Manager will be responsible for coordinating the day-to-day management of the project, gathering reportable data from the participating institutions, and summarizing, analyzing, and preparing reports for the institutions and NSF. The Program Manager will also coordinate the delivery of supplemental instruction for introductory STEM courses at UNCG, including recruiting and overseeing student peer leaders. The Program Manager will be expected to develop a deep knowledge of the program's mission and goals and work with the participating institutions to meet those goals. The Program Manager will coordinate meetings and conferences for the participating institution's advisory boards, the project evaluator, institutional PIs (including Provosts and Chancellors as appropriate), and program-supported student scholars. The Program Manager will work with the participating institutions to coordinate data collection and reporting, recruitment of students, and program activities among the institutions, and work directly with the participating students at the direction of the co-PIs. A high level of independence, a strong work ethic, and excellent interpersonal skills are required. Experience working with human subject data and institutional IRB boards is desired. Experience with supplemental instruction in STEM fields is also desired. Occasional travel to and from participating institutions is required.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master's degree or bachelor's degree and equivalent professional training and experience and exceptional organizational skills, ability to work independently and lead a team.
  • A minimum of one year of related experience is required.
  • This position requires the ability to drive to participating institutions.
  • Additional Required Certifications, Licensures, and Certificates

    Valid Driver's License

    Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree or Bachelors degree and equivalent professional training and experience and exceptional organizational skills, ability to work independently and lead a team.
  • Strong interest in working with a highly diverse group of faculty and underrepresented students from diverse backgrounds.
  • Excellent oral, written, data collection, and processing skills.
  • This position is on campus and will require occasional travel to partner institutions, and regional, and national conferences.
  • Prefer experience with educational research and/or evaluation and reporting.
  • Special Instructions to Applicants Recruitment Range $59,700 Org #-Department Biology - 12204 Job Open Date 02/01/2023 For Best Consideration Date Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes FTE 1.000 Type of Appointment Permanent If time-limited, please specify end date for appointment.


    Number of Months per Year 12 FLSA Non-Exempt

    Key Responsibilities Percentage Of Time 25

    Key Responsibility

    Project Management

    Essential Tasks

    Oversee STEM Supplemental Instruction — Supervise, manage, and evaluate recruitment and training of student peer leaders for supplemental instruction in STEM courses, including tracking participant demographics, efficacy data, and reporting enrollment and student performance.

    Percentage Of Time 25

    Key Responsibility

    Program Coordinator

    Essential Tasks

    Coordinate and gather data from participating institutions. Use best practices to reach mutually agreeable outcomes in resolution of issues. Problem solve and determine and document courses of action to address complex, ambiguous, or unique operational and/or program issues. Serve as a point contact for all matter relating to the program. Draft annual and final reports for review by PIs and coPIs. Organize meetings and conferences for all program activities.

    Percentage Of Time 25

    Key Responsibility

    Oversee Program Administrators & Records management

    Essential Tasks

    Supervising recruitment, enrollment, participation, retention, and graduation. Develop and monitor institutional project databases, schedules, and reports. Ensure the accuracy of data and compliance with program standards, deadlines, and IRB requirements. Perform professional program and administrative duties.

    Percentage Of Time 15

    Key Responsibility

    Budget Management

    Essential Tasks

    Meet quarterly with a representative from Contracts and Grants and the College of Arts and Sciences post-award grant administrator to receive updated information on the budget and share this with the PIs and co-PIs. Develop and monitor a system to ensure each partner is meeting timelines for project milestones and objectives and report to the PIs and coPIs, partnering university managers, and the Evaluator.

    Percentage Of Time 10

    Key Responsibility

    Program Activities

    Essential Tasks

    Assist Alliance institutions with developing and administering program activities.

    ADA Checklist

    ADA Checklist

    R for Rare (0-30%), O for Occasional (30-60%), F for Frequent (60-90%), C for Constant (90-100%).

    Physical Effort Hand Movement-Repetitive Motions, Hand Movement-Grasping, Holding, Finger Dexterity, Vision-Skilled Trades, Reading, Writing, Eye-hand coordination, Vision-Color Distinction, Vision-Preparing/Analyzing figures, Vision-Visual inspection, Hearing, Talking, Standing, Sitting, Walking, Lifting-0-30 lbs., Pushing/Pulling, Climbing-Stairs, Bending, Squatting, Reaching

    Work Environment Driving - Car/Truck, Driving - Standar/Automatic, Night/Dark, Inside, Outside, Overtime

    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Resume/CV
  • Cover Letter
  • List of References
  • Optional Documents

  • Reference Letter 1
  • Reference Letter 2
  • Reference Letter 3
  • Link to Professional Portfolio
  • Writing Sample(s)
  • Other Documents
  • Diversity Statement
  • Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Do you have experience working in a university setting?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Are you currently a permanent, time-limited or RIF employee of UNCG?
  • No Response
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you currently have a valid drivers license?
  • No Response
  • Yes
  • No
  • Describe a time when you organized a successful project/program. (open ended)
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Please describe your experience using Excel for data analysis and to produce reports.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Do you have any experience managing data with software such as SPSS, SAS, or Excel?
  • Yes, a lot of experience
  • Yes, some experience
  • No
  • Please briefly describe your experience developing and presenting workshops, educational, or training events.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Do you have experience using Banner HR/Finance/and Student?
  • Yes
  • No
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