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Program Specialist, Know Your Chicago
CHICAGO IL 60664
Category: Other
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  Job posted:   Thu May 17, 2018
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Program Specialist, Know Your Chicago
## _Department_
46480 Graham School-Divisional Admin
## _About the Unit_
Created at the founding of the University, the Graham School is committed to enhancing the University of Chicago's place as a preeminent intellectual destination through support of lifelong learning. Graham is dedicated to curating and disseminating the university's rich content for a broader set of learners in ever more innovative ways; helping the university engage civically, globally, and with the latest innovations in teaching and learning.
## _**Job Information**_
**Job Summary:**
The Program Specialist for the Graham School of Continuing Liberal and Professional Studies is responsible for managing and executing the Know your Chicago program. He/She will work with Graham School program areas, alumni, the business community, arts and cultural institutions, and partners within UChicago and globally.
**Responsibilites:**
* Manage the day-to-day operations of the Know Your Chicago program and serve as primary contact on all administrative issues.
* Plan and manage the operation of and participation in the Know Your Chicago tour series; coordinate all committee members and hosting organizations, and facilitate tours and events.
* Coordinate programming and registration with an eye towards stewardship and budget considerations
* Gather and analyze data concerning programs, courses, and tour performance and write reports based upon the findings of the data before the beginning of the following yearly cycle to guide decisions
* Organize mailing list and institute new strategies towards organizing and maintaining our data
* Conduct market research on the internet and maintain summaries of competing and potential programs
* Prepare written recommendations based upon information gathered
* Ensure the school has the most up-to-date information tour partners and locations
* Make recommendations for improvements and change.
**Competencies:**
* Analytical Skills
* Problem-solving skills
* Decision-making skills
* Attention to detail
* Organizational skills
* Excellent oral and written communication skills, both on phone and in-person
* Interpersonal skills
## _Additional Requirements_
**Education, Experience or Certifications:**
**Education:**
* Bachelor's degree required
* Master's or similar degree preferred
**Experience:**
* A minimum of three years of relevant experience required
* Program or project management experience required
* Candidates must have experience in an academic environment committed to the highest level of academic standards of integrity and quality.
**Required Documents:**
* Cover Letter
* Resume
**NOTE:** When applying, all required documents** MUST**be uploaded under the **Resume/CV** section of the application.)
## _Benefit Eligibility_
Yes
## _Pay Frequency_
## _**Pay Range**_
Depends on Qualification
## _Scheduled Weekly Hours_
24
## _Union_
Non-Union
## _Job is Exempt?_
Yes
## _Drug Test Required?_
No
## _Does this position require incumbent to operate a vehicle on the job?_
No
## _Health Screen Required?_
No
## _Posting Date_
2018-05-14-07:00
## _Remove from Posting On or Before_
2018-11-14-08:00
## _Posting Statement:_
The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination.
Staff Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-5800 or submit a request via Applicant Inquiry Form.
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* Posted 2 Days Ago
* Part time
* JR01460

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