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Under the general supervision of the Associate Director, Communication and Leadership and Community Service, the Program Manager for CSI-Communication and Leadership is responsible for planning and managing a broad range of programming functions related to the mission and goals of CSI-Communication and Leadership. The Program Manager is responsible for the outreach and marketing of programs and initiatives, working with the Associate Director on short- and long-term strategic goals, making recommendations on current programs and new initiatives, interpreting policy and procedure, and collaborating on budgetary decisions.
The Program Manager is responsible for developing, implementing, and assessing communication and leadership development programs, services, and initiatives that address interpersonal, intergroup, and professional communication skills; awareness and knowledge of diversity, equity, inclusion, and social justice; and public speaking skills and presentation skills; and other leadership skills. The Program Manager is responsible for facilitating programs, seminars, and workshops to supplement students' academic coursework and promote a holistic educational experience. This position works collaboratively with the seven colleges, student affairs, academic departments, campus units, student organizations, and existing student development programs to meet the social, personal, and professional development needs and interests of a diverse student body.
Using knowledge and skills as a seasoned, experienced Student Services professional, performs the full range of duties and responsibilities within a Student Life specialization. Assesses situations and determines appropriate action or referral. Works independently under general supervision to provide information and interpretation of complex policies, procedures and regulations. Identifies and responds to student needs for programs, services, and crisis intervention.
Thorough knowledge of Student Affairs / Student Life specialization. Demonstrated theoretical and practical knowledge of student development, communication, leadership, and diversity. Substantial experience translating theory to practice in the delivery of co-curricular programs and advising.
High level of skill and experience in public speaking, group dynamics, facilitation, and training. Proven experience in planning, developing, and facilitating workshops, trainings, dialogues, and other programming on topics of interpersonal, intergroup, and professional communication skills; dialogue and cross-cultural competencies, awareness and knowledge of diversity, equity, inclusion, and social justice; public speaking skills and presentation skills; and other leadership skills.
Strong coaching and instructional skills, organizational abilities, attention to detail, and the ability to quickly assess the program effectiveness and student learning.
Demonstrated abilities to make presentations to both large and small groups and to communicate effectively on a one-to-one basis.
Knowledge and experience in the field of diversity, equity, and inclusion, including an understanding of the historical and social context of diversity, equity, and inclusion, and of the complexities of the intersections of identities including, but not limited to, race, ethnicity, gender, religious affiliation, sexual orientation, and class background.
Experience working with diverse populations, including first-generation college students, historically underrepresented students, international students, and transfer students. Ability to assess the needs of various student populations with respect to leadership development.
Abilities in project management, problem identification and reasoning skills. Self-motivated and able to manage independent projects, as well as to collaborate effectively with others. Ability to assess the needs and implement programs and services that address student development, communication, and leadership skills using data-driven decision-making.
Thorough knowledge of advising and counseling techniques. Ability to communicate effectively within one-to-one and group settings, using inclusive language and practices that take into account differences in diverse, ethnic, socioeconomic, cultural, language, educational, and professional backgrounds and in relation to multiple dimensions, including history, values, politics, communication st
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