The Program Manager manages program expectations, risk, operations, change, and executive administrative assistance for the Chair and senior management team of the Walton Sustainability Solutions Service within the College of Global Futures. Under the administrative direction of the Walton Chair, this position performs work of strategically coordinating and executing on behalf of the Sustainability Solutions Service senior leadership. The Program Manager will participate in most or all major meetings, will aggregate decisions to keep things efficient, and will own the execution of major research, communication, and analysis type tasks that inform decision making by the leadership. This position will serve as the primary liaison between senior leadership and both clients and department staff. The Program Manager will have responsibility for organizing and leveling up the effectiveness of the Chair’s and the Walton team’s performance.
This position will independently ensure the goals and objectives of the Service and programs are accomplished with excellence in accordance with priorities, time constraints, funding limitations, or other specifications. The Program Manager will approach this dynamic position with initiative, anticipation, and problem-solving skills to apply to a fast-paced work environment. An ideal candidate will also have an interest and some familiarity with sustainability, as well as some experience working with the media, ultra-high net worth individuals, donors, and other VIPs.
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Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.
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