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Leadership Project Program Manager

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Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Leadership Project Program Manager
Department Student Affairs
Position Number 1125816
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Position Purpose

To coordinate, plan, market, implement, and assess Dartmouth’s Leadership Project under the direction of the Dean of the College. The Leadership Project is a four-year coordinated and comprehensive set of programs and experiential opportunities for undergraduate students. The position also supports other Dean of the College projects as assigned.

Skills & Knowledge
  • Demonstrated commitment to personal and departmental integrity, creativity, collaboration, initiative, and professionalism.
  • Industry knowledge on leadership curriculums.
  • Demonstrated ability and commitment to fostering development of and building strong relationships with all campus constituencies.
  • Knowledge of the social change model of leadership.
  • Demonstrated analytical and strategic thinking capabilities.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, collaboration, and problem-solving skills, good judgment, and ability to work in a team setting.
  • Highly organized and detail focused while multi-tasking and following through in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, balance competing demands under pressure, and address challenges collaboratively and creatively.
  • Advanced computer skills in the Microsoft office suite.
  • Commitment to diversity and serving the needs of a diverse inclusive environment.
  • Ability to adapt personal and professional schedule to the College’s year-round calendar.
Minimum Experience
  • Expertise in Leadership education.
  • Two years of post-baccalaureate student development experience, including event management, program management, and workshop facilitation.
  • Demonstrated experience working both independently and collaboratively.
  • Experience supervising student staff
Minimum Education
  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Master’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience in Higher Education, preferred.
SEIU Level Not an SEIU Position
FLSA Exempt
Employment Category Regular Full Time
Department Contact for Cover Letter Rebecca Biron, Dean of the College
Equal Opportunity Employer

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

Key Accountabilities

Key Accountabilities

Leadership Project Coordination and Administration

  • Represents the Dean of the College with all Leadership Project campus partners. Coordinates all Leadership Project meetings, including taking notes, serving as agenda officer, and articulating next steps.
  • Prepares and maintains Leadership Project annual calendar, curricular materials, program schedules, and reports. Clearly communicates timelines, expectations, success metrics, and milestones to all Leadership Project partners.
  • Collaborates with Leadership Project partners to plan and deliver leadership programs, events and conferences, including facilitating related logistical arrangements, and implementation of program enhancements.
  • Serves as the day-to-day campus contact for the project, preparing correspondence, responding to inquiries, and making referrals to campus partners and others as appropriate.
  • In consultation with campus partners and Institutional Research, designs & administers assessment tools, communicates success metrics, and supports program improvements.
  • Supports campus partners in remaining current on best practices and evidence-based approaches to leadership education.
  • Serves as liaison between Leadership Project partners, House Communities, and College faculty.
  • May hire, train and oversee student project interns.
  • Conducts special projects at the direction of the Dean.
  • Manages and maintains meticulous files and records related to the Leadership Project, including maintenance of student participation records.

Program Marketing and Communications

  • Develops and maintains Leadership Project website and social media presence.
  • Prepares project newsletters, email communications, and print publications and other materials to promote project programs.
  • Coordinates promotional events and activities.

Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others.

-- Performs other duties as assigned.

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Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
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