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EDUCATION PROGRAM MANAGER

SUMMARY:

The Education Program Manager is responsible for overseeing projects and programs of division operations. This position is governed by state and federal laws and institution policy.

TYPICAL FUNCTIONS:

Directs supervisors and support staff by approving hire recommendations, reviewing performance evaluations, evaluating the performance of immediate subordinates, and reviewing policies and procedures recommended by subordinates.

Provides direction in the development of studies to identify needs, funding, management techniques, personnel, and equipment to meet the needs of the division.

Coordinates other divisions in subject areas to meet immediate needs.

Develops general long term plans and specific annual plans for division programs and projects.

Develops division budget requests and monitors expenditures to direct reductions in various categories and to remain within budgetary limits.

Compiles data for special projects or programs and recommends courses of action as indicated from analysis of data.

Performs other duties as assigned.

SPECIAL JOB DIMENSIONS:

Frequent in-state travel may be required.

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES, AND SKILLS:

Knowledge of the principles and practices of human resource and organizational management.
Knowledge of state and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing division programs and activities. Ability to plan work unit objectives and operational activities and to assign and direct the work of subordinate supervisors. Ability to analyze data, project outcomes, and resolve problems. Ability to prepare budget requests and monitor expenditures. Ability to prepare and implement operating plans.

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in business administration, public administration, natural science, or a related field; plus four years of experience in the related program area operations, including two years in a supervisory capacity.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

Must possess a valid Arkansas driver


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