Program Manager

Virginia Tech - Arlington, VA4.4

The Department of Human Development and Family Science invites applications for a Program Manager position at the rank of Senior Project Associate. The Program Manager is responsible for oversight of program operations in Virginia and Maryland for the department’s federally funded grant titled “TOGETHER: A Couple’s Model to Enhance Relationships and Economic Stability.” Tasks include:
1. liaison between principal investigators and community agencies
2. coordination with community partners of meetings, trainings, schedules of TOGETHER program, booster sessions, and financial literacy workshops, and reports
3. coordination of assessment activities between community agencies and program evaluators
4. oversight of operations of all project activities
5. administrative support to community partners for their activities
6. ensuring that university and federal policies and guidelines are observed
7. oversight, accounting, and reporting of grant expenses and payments
8. anticipation of needs of the grant and development of recommendations for filling those needs
9. contribution to federal and scientific reports and presentations
10. direct supervision of graduate assistants
11. coordination and preparation of advertising and marketing
12. coordination of advertising, recruitment, and retention plan
13. oversight of participant tracking system
14. responding to complaints and suggestions from participants and staff
15. weekly updates to PIs about key aspects of the project (e.g., adherence to timeline, cases of domestic violence, etc.)
16. supervision of Quality Assurance and Operations Coordinators
17. attending all required trainings and ACF sponsored workshops/conferences/grantee orientation/roundtables
18. the direct oversight of three subcontractors in VA (Skillsource Group, Inc., The Women’s Center, MacroSys)

Required Qualifications:
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, and leadership skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Outstanding analytical skills and ability
  • High level of initiative and commitment
  • Attention to detail
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Doctorate/terminal master’s degree in social sciences (human development, psychology, family studies), business, or other related disciplines
  • program management experience
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Significant program management experience
Employment Conditions: Must have a conviction check: Yes Describe Other: Employment Comments:
Personal vehicle is required to drive between offices and to visit local community partners

How to Apply for this Job:
Qualified applicants must electronically submit online application, cover letter, list of references and resume/curriculum vitae to Apply to posting #SR0180199. Applicant screening will continue until the position is filled. Virginia Tech is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities

Employee Category: Research Faculty Appointment Type: Restricted If restricted or temporary, enter end date: 09/29/2019 FLSA Status: Exempt: Not eligible for overtime Tenure Status: Non-Tenure Track Academic Year or Calendar Year: Calendar Year Percent Employment: Full-time If part time, enter Percent Time: Pay Band Pay Range: commensurate with experience Department: Human Development Location: National Capital Region Location, if not Blacksburg: Falls Church, VA and University of Maryland at College Park Location Zip Code: 22043 Job Posting Date: 10/19/2018 Review Begin Date: 10/26/2018 Job Close Date(if applicable): Restricted to university employees only? Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement:
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