The salary of the finalist selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to departmental budgets, qualifications, experience, education, licenses, specialty, and training. The above hiring range represents the University's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.
Under the Supervision of the Associate Director, the Program Manager is responsible for the day to day administrative affairs of the Temple Hoyne Buell Center for the Study of American Architecture. The Program Manager will be responsible for monitoring project budgets, accounts receivable, accounts payable, and purchasing functions of the Buell Center. Will support the activities of Buell Center research teams and is responsible for the successful execution of Buell Center public events. Serves as the primary liaison with GSAPP administrative and academic units and provides logistical support for Buell enter personnel, Board Members, Buell Fellows and other collaborators. Maintains the quality and currency of the Buell Center???s website and social media presence. In coordination with the Associate Director, will continue the process of developing a digital presence for the Center???s archive.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Responsible for monitoring project budgets and generating expense reports on a bi-monthly basis. Responsible for the accounts payable, accounts receivable and recordkeeping functions to ensure adherence to University and GSAPP policies and procedure.
Project Assistance (20%)
Participates in and supports the Buell Center research project(s); maintains inventory and orders instructional materials. Responsible for maintaining files and coordinates with CU Print Services and other service providers.
Event Administration (20%)
Manages staffing (student casuals, Federal work study students), catering, and the logistical support required for publicizing all Buell Center events. This will include design of materials for publicity, distribution of posters, management of photography and/or other documentation, preparation and testing of presentation materials with A/V support staff, and coordination with other outside vendors.
Business Administration (20%)
Makes travel and meeting arrangements for Buell Center personnel, Board Members, and other collaborators. Provides scheduling and other executive level support to the Director and members of the Advisory Board. Manages the Buell Center archive & library. Troubleshoots Buell Center IT issues with the GSAPP IT team. Oversees usage of the Buell Conference Room. Works with GSAPP???s scheduling office on the use of the Buell Seminar Room. Serves as the primarily liaison with GSAPP administrative and academic units, including but not limited to the Admissions, Finance, and Dean???s offices.
Website and Social Media Management (10%)
Maintains the quality and currency of the Buell Center???s website and social media presence, attending to updates and management. In coordination with the Associate Director, will continue the process of developing a digital presence for the Center???s archive.
Performs other duties as assigned. (5%)
Bachelor???s degree and/or 2 - 4 years??? equivalent related experience in program management or administration required.
In addition to a demonstrated interest in architecture, urbanism, and related fields, must have exceptional oral, written communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills; the ability to work with standard office technologies (Microsoft Office, Google Docs) as well as basic design software knowledge (Adobe Creative Suite); the ability to work independently and collaboratively.
The Program Manager will have to manage several varied responsibilities, must have flexibility, adaptability, attention to detail, and comfort working efficiently on multiple projects simultaneously. Must have the ability to interact and communicate productively with professionals in various areas of the fields of the built environment: academic, practicing, curatorial, publishing, etc.
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