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Program Manager, Identity and Inclusion Units

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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 Program Manager assists in the planning and implementation of programmatic efforts in Identity and Inclusion Units within the Division of Student Affairs, which include the African American Cultural & Resource Center, Ethnic Programs & Services, LGBTQ Center, & the Women’s Center. The Program Manager will also work with Asian/Pacific Islander, Latinx/a/o, Native American/Indigenous, and multi-racial/multi-ethnic communities and will support underrepresented students through campus programming, educational efforts, and advising students. This person will have a firm understanding of diversity and intersectionality and will be charged to enhance cultural awareness through programming and training aimed at addressing such topics such as cultural and societal issues impacting students.


The Program Manager will oversee specific identity-based programs, as assigned, and will assist in implementing programs for all Identity and Inclusion units including but not limited to the Darwin T. Turner Scholars Program. In addition, they will support student organizations as well as design and facilitate experiential training for the campus community. They will also collaborate with Student Affairs units, academic departments, and other university partners as well as community and alumni organizations when appropriate, specifically local, regional, and national organizations which serve Latinx/a/o and API student populations. This professional will cultivate relationships as they provide an inclusive and engaging environment for students that supports the mission of the university.


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.).

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

  • Master's degree in Higher Education, Student Affairs, College Student Personnel, Counseling, Social Work, Sociology, or Multicultural Studies.
  • Two years of demonstrated professional experience and knowledge of current diverse student populations and concerns in higher education.
  • Seeking a multicultural component practitioner with strong organizational, planning, and time management skills with a demonstrated ability to build relationships across cultures with faculty/staff students, parents, and community members.
  • Experience with diversity/multicultural/international programming; creating and engaging in collaboration with individuals, groups, offices, and/or community members in programs and projects; advocating for identities that you do not hold; experience with social media and assessment; skills in grant writing, seeking sponsorships and/or managing budgets.

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 of $40,738.32 - $42,000 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.


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


REQ: 84001 


Program Manager, Identity and Inclusion Units

Date:  Jul 29, 2022

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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