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Jones Center Program Manager, College of Law

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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to more than 47,000 students, 10,500 faculty and staff and 330,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”


With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, eight straight years of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 athletic conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.6 billion and its endowment totals $1.9 billion.


Job Overview

The University of Cincinnati College of Law seeks to hire an outstanding individual to fill the role of program manager at the Nathaniel R. Jones Center for Race, Gender, and Social Justice.  Founded in 2010, the Jones Center is unique and innovative — focusing on community-based research and advocacy at the intersections of race, sex, and social justice.  The Jones Center provides students with experiential learning, research, and other opportunities for interdisciplinary inquiry through opportunities like the joint degree JD/MA with the Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies program, Domestic Violence and Civil Protection Order Clinic, Social Justice Concentration, research opportunities, and other informed by the principles of innovation, local impact, and collaboration.

Essential Functions

The Program Manager works closely with the Director of the Jones Center. Responsibilities include:

  • Coordinating and facilitating programming, events, and conferences
  • Provide financial administrative support for program initiatives and the Jones Center’s operations
  • Develop, administer, and analyze assessment/evaluation questionnaires; compile statistics and prepare reports
  • Logging and record keeping of key data points
  • Develop and implement marketing strategies to recruit students and program participants
  • Communicating with Jones Center alum and managing the Jones Center Listservs
  • Promoting the Institute through social media
  • Drafting stories/press releases for the Jones Center website and other media platforms
  • Facilitating the preparation of grant applications
  • May provide supervision to Jones Center 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

  • Knowledge of race, gender, and social justice issues is desirable.
  • Exceptional editing, time management, and organizational skills.
  • Management, team-building experience, and strong student support skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with others from diverse backgrounds and diverse perspectives.
  • Exceptional communication skills.
  • Ability to work under deadlines.
  • Social media expertise, website editing experience a plus.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite, creating QR codes, and the inclination to learn other programs as needed.

Application Information

Applicants should submit a cv/resume, a cover letter, and a list of references.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

  • Office environment/no specific unusual physical or environmental demands.


Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.


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.


REQ: 85902 


Jones Center Program Manager, College of Law

Date:  Jul 28, 2022

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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