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Program Manager, Inclusive Excellence and Community Engagement

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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

Plan, manage, design, develop, evaluate, modify, implement and present summer engineering programs for the Office of Inclusive Excellence and Community Engagement (IECE).


Plan and coordinate summer engineering programs to expose high school students to engineering concepts and careers.


Successful candidate will be expected to consult with IECE Staff to determine camp goals and requirements; develop camp objectives and curriculum to expose students to engineering concepts, careers, and local employers; plan daily camp activities and schedules, including snacks, meals, and transportation to employer sites; present camp plans to IECE Staff when required; develop marketing strategies to recruit students, including utilizing University marketing resources as well as social media; organize and maintain an electronic database of student applications, camp registration forms and documents; manage the allocated budget, as well as work with IECE Staff to order camp supplies and materials; ensure safe practices and wellbeing of camp students; develop survey metrics to evaluate camp impact; and supervise employees hired to assist with camp implementation.

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

  • Experience as a camp director managing similarly structured camp programs.
  • Experience in planning, developing, and implementing camp curriculum.
  • Experience in supervision.
  • Ability to manage budgets and monitor expenses.
  • Experience in working with high school students.
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to document processes and administer surveys.
  • Excellent interpersonal and ability to communicate effectively and articulately in writing and orally.
  • Ability to work well with a diverse group of staff and volunteers.

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: 85181 


Program Manager, Inclusive Excellence and Community Engagement

Date:  Aug 3, 2022

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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