Program Manager, Admissions Events - OACAC

Program Manager, Admissions Events

Website University of Cincinnati

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Job Overview
The Program Manager of Events in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions will as part of a team, plan and execute both in-person and virtual events to recruit and yield prospective students, educate campus partners and other colleagues, and achieve enrollment goals. The Program Manager will manage the design of event materials; utilize Technolutions Slate (CRM), to build and monitor event registrations, collect participant feedback, and analyze data to determine the continued success of events; vet off-campus venues and caterers; and collaborate with Enrollment Management’s Business Manager to negotiate and set up contracts with off campus vendors.

Essential Functions

  • Manage, design, develop, modify and present programs.  Perform program needs assessment and make recommendations.
  • Implement policies and procedures.
  • Maintain budget, prepare contracts, approve and monitor expenditures, prepare budget requests and financial reports.
  • Act as liaison to internal departments, external entities and community organizations.
  • May prepare and edit reports and/or newsletters and develop publication materials.
  • May provide direct and/or indirect supervision to exempt and non-exempt staff (i.e., hiring/firing, performance evaluations, disciplinary action, approve time off, etc.).
  • Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Seven (7) years of relevant work experience and/or other specialized training can be used in lieu of education requirement.

Required Experience

  • Three (3) years of experience in program development or business administration.
  • May require supervision experience.

Additional Qualifications Considered

  • Prior work with a customer relationship manager (CRM) and the associated communication tool like Technolutions Slate.
  • Prior work in an office of admissions either serving the role of event planner, admissions recruiter, marketer, etc.
  • Proven ability to plan and execute events for various target audiences, e.g. high school students, transfer students, underrepresented students, educators, etc.
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple and sometimes competing priorities.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of college admissions.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment
Sitting – Often

The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.

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