The Institute for
Environmental Negotiation at the University of Virginia is seeking a
highly organized, quality and strategically focused, energetic person to
fill the position of Program Manager for the Virginia Natural Resources
Leadership Institute (VNRLI). The Program Manager will be responsible
for managing the many activities of the VNRLI so that the yearlong
series of three-day workshops reflect a high level of professionalism
and sensitivity to participant needs. A key aspect of this position is
that the Program Manager will be working with the core faculty team in
designing and implementing the programs. The Program Manager will need
to be proactive in terms of providing the core faculty team with
information and ideas well before decisions need to be made and
implement the program in a timely and effective manner. The qualified
candidate will consistently display professionalism and confidence, as
well as create a positive impression as an individual and as a
representative of the University. A positive attitude and ability to
work well with management and in a team environment is essential to this
This position has a one-year end date from the date
of hire. Continued funding for this position is subject to the success
of the program. This position is funded wholly or in part from
non-continuous or non-recurring funding sources and contingent on the
continued availability of funding, the cessation of which for any reason
results in the abolition of the position and the incumbent is not
entitled to layoff rights under the University Staff Layoff policy. UVa
is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer committed to
diversity, equity, and inclusiveness.
Anticipated hiring salary range: $35K - $42K per year
Jefferson, learning was an integral part of life. The "academical
village" was created around the assumption that learning is a lifelong
and shared process, and that interaction between scholars and students
enlivens the pursuit of knowledge.
Resources strives to identify applicants who will contribute as high
potential employees, leaders and managers. We employ individuals who
foster and promote the University mission and purpose. Successful
candidates exemplify uncommon integrity; they are honest, trusted,
team-oriented and live the core values of the University. These
candidates display great judgment, by practicing evidence-based
decision-making. They are strategically focused by contributing to and
achieving department goals and vision. They set high performance
standards and hold themselves accountable by aggressively executing
these standards. These employees also develop a deep passion for the
University and the impact it has on students, faculty, alumni and
community. Successful candidates identify their personal career goals
and development opportunities, and as supervisors, help their staff do
the same. They contribute to team success by leading talent, through
their individual efforts and by leading and developing their teams.
CV / Resume Cover Letter Contact information for 3 References - name, email, phone
Faculty, Professional Research Staff and University Staff - Executive
Univ.Staff - Operational & Administrative (O&A), Managerial & Professional (M&P)
The University of
Virginia is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer committed
to diversity, equity, and inclusiveness.
Univ.Staff - O&A or M&P - QUALIFICATIONS
A Bachelor's Degree is required.
A Master's Degree is preferred.
Some - up to 4 years
Required Experience: At
least two years management experience required. Experience working with
multiple stakeholders (e.g. the public, state and local governments,
private business and industry). A Master's Degree may substitue for
Some - up to 4 years
Training as a planner; some experience working with state government and with environmental issues.
- Project management and coordination - Conference coordination and logistical coordination - Strong research, writing (including graphic design and layout) and analytical skills -Strong
communications skills, including an ability to communicate easily,
frequently, and effectively with colleagues, partners, funders, program
participants, and graduate student interns. - Knowledge of current issues relating to Virginia's built and natural environment - Familiarity with local, state, and federal environmental policy, regulations, programs and institutions; - Knowledge of public outreach and stakeholder engagement practices. - Ability to work with and oversee graduate student associates - Ability to work independently, take initiative, and work ahead of the curve - Creative and collaborative problem-solving -
Able to work under direction of, and follow priorities set by, IEN
(Institute for Environmental Negotiation) Director and Associate
Director -Able to work well together on a collaborative decision team - Able to multitask with a large number of tasks -
Knowledge of and/or passion for the work of the IEN, and a desire to be
a fully contributing member of the IEN high-performance team - Commitment and ability to support the mission of the Institute for Environmental Negotiation, whose goals include: 1. Advancing principles and practices of sustainability 2. Enhancing the capacity for individuals, organizations and communities to resolve environmental and planning disputes, and; 3. Providing challenging educational opportunities for interns and other School of Architecture students and faculty.
Financial management including proposal development, grant writing and budgeting.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
Website content management, Adobe creative suite, database management, social media marketing and communications.
Univ.Staff - O&A or M&P - EMPLOYMENT CONDITIONS
Criminal History Sexual Offender Registry Degree Validation