Manager, Programs Job at University of Miami, Miami, FL

  • University of Miami
  • Miami, FL

Job Description

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The Manager, Programs for the Office of Academic Enhancement's Programs of Academic Excellence works in support of assigned premier scholars by way of one-on-one and group advising, the creation and execution of original and collaborative programming, and by deliberately and strategically connecting students to resources and opportunities on and off campus.


+ Serve as Programs of Academic Excellence advisor, providing academic support to assigned students including, but not limited to Ronald A. Hammond Scholars, Gates Millennium Scholars, George W. Jenkins Scholars, and Stamps Scholars.

+ Monitor students' transitions to college and overall academic progress

+ Maintain regular interaction and conduct necessary follow-up with students

+ Use Navigate to document meetings and student information

+ Promote opportunities and experiences that complement and enrich student's academic pursuits

+ Triage academic, career, and administrative concerns, making referrals and following up as needed

+ Communicate student issues & concerns with supervisor and/or OAE's Executive Director

+ Develop new strategies for supporting students, especially those with critical concerns

+ Adhere to strict student confidentiality in accordance with FERPA

+ Assist with all aspects of programming, including creation, coordination, implementation, evaluation, and revision.

+ Lead or assist with the Connection to Opportunities aspect of PAE's student support program

+ Work with OAE team members and Undergraduate Admissions to assist with scholarship selection processes as needed

+ Review student performance each semester and perform an annual review of scholarship expectations for each student

+ Assist with the development and maintenance of marketing materials and the OAE website as needed

+ Support other areas of OAE - including Empower Me First, Prestigious Awards and Fellowships, and the Foote Fellows Honors Program - as needed

+ Utilize programs such as Qualtrics to collect, analyze, and report data

+ Collaborate with other University departments, including Undergraduate Admission, the Office of Financial Aid and Student Employment, Butler Center for Service and Leadership, Toppel Career Center, Camner Center for Academic Resources, Multicultural Student Affairs, Housing and Residential Life, Study Abroad, and the Miller School of Medicine's Office of Diversity and Inclusion

+ Participate as a in various staff development opportunities

+ Plan long and short-term strategy and goals in collaboration with the OAE team members

+ Perform other duties as assigned

+ Position requires some evenings and weekends

This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.




Minimum Qualifications:

+ Bachelor's degree and four years of relevant experience

+ Ability to work effectively with diverse groups of students

+ Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written

+ Demonstrated ability to work as an effective and collaborative team member

+ Ability to take direction Demonstrated willingness to take initiative

+ Ability to exercise good judgment and discretion

+ Strong organizational skills Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite products

Preferred Qualifications:

+ Master's degree and two years of relevant experience

+ Equivalent combination of relevant education, certifications and/or work experience may be considered

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here ( for additional information.

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Full time

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The mission of the University of Miami is to transform lives through education, research, innovation, and service. A vibrant and diverse academic and healthcare community, the University of Miami and the University of Miami Health System ("UHealth") have rapidly progressed to become one of the nation's top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation.

The University comprises 12 schools and colleges serving undergraduate and graduate students in more than 350 majors and programs. Visit to learn more about our points of pride.

The University ranks No. 55 on U.S. News & World Report's 2022 Best Colleges list and ranked No. 49 in the 2022 Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Rankings.

Bascom Palmer Eye Institute is ranked the #1 eye hospital in the USA and offers some of the nation's premiere eye doctors to treat every eye condition for adults. Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer, part of the Miller School of Medicine, received the prestigious National Cancer Institute designation in 2019.

The University of Miami and UHealth have also ranked among the Forbes Best Employers and Best Employers for Women on several occasions, most recently in 2022.

Transforming lives

With more than 17,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.

The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.

Job Tags

Full time, Temporary work, Work experience placement, Weekend work, Afternoon shift,

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