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Senior Program Manager

Arizona State University
Scottsdale, Arizona
April 2, 2022
Job Type
Experience Level
Organization Type University  
Pay Range $4K

Job Description

The Senior Program Manager, Collective Action Program, is a new position designed to lead the development, operation, oversight and delivery for TSC’s Collective Action Program, a program focused on driving action through multi-stakeholder collaboration on sustainability hotspots identified through TSC’s measurement and reporting program. The focus of this part-time position is creating and building a program that enables the generation and development of collective action projects proposed by TSC members that tie back directly to TSC’s set of science-based research and business tools.

The Senior Program Manager, Collective Action Program is an integral part of the TSC team, working on overall organizational strategy, stakeholder engagement, stakeholder strategy, partnership development, and integration of systems across TSC. This position will represent these and other functions on TSC’s leadership team and will coordinate closely with teams and partners globally.

Working Environment

  • Climate-controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting.
  • Visual acuity and manual dexterity associated with daily use of desktop computer;
  • Some bending, stooping, reaching, and lifting up to 20 pounds.
  • Ability to clearly communicate to perform essential duties.
  • Expected to be responsive to customers, engaged in work production, resourceful, flexible, and respectful of others.

Background Check Statement

ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in related field AND five (5) years’ experience managing projects/client relationships; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.

Department Statement

The Sustainability Consortium (TSC) is a global non-profit organization transforming the consumer goods industry to deliver more sustainable consumer products. We work to enable a world where people can lead fulfilled lives in a way that decouples their impacts on people and the planet.

Desired Qualifications

  • Proven track record with evidence of successful development program and careful tracking of accounts. A portfolio will be requested.
  • Experience with interpersonal, communication, and writing skills.
  • Experience working with corporate, non-profit, academic, and governmental stakeholders.
  • Experience creating new programs and processes
  • Experience in university development
  • Demonstrated knowledge with customer relationship management (CRM) and development software tools (E.g., Salesforce, Advance)
  • Experience working with global teams.
  • Evidence of an effective positive team leader and team member with the ability to work remotely with colleagues located in multiple offices

ASU Statement

Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 100,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation’s fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.

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Essential Duties

  • Provides direction and leadership to the Collective Action team and contributes to program proposal and contracts to manage time frame, budget, procedures for accomplishing project, allotment of available resources to various phases of the project.
  • Provides guidance to TSC regarding project execution (e.g., project plan, participant communication, technology, resources, risks, etc.) Formulates project plan and is held accountable for managing risks/changes for a successful program delivery.
  • Develop, manage, and implement an operational framework for TSC’s Collective Action Program, including the development of processes, criteria, communication mechanisms, and roles for TSC.
  • Serves as primary communication point for internal and external constituents regarding status of collective action projects and resource requirements as appropriate.
  • Proactively initiates discussions with internal / external constituents to avoid risks, ensure timeliness and accuracy of scheduled deliverables. Resolves day-to-day issues.
  • Oversee, manage, and facilitate idea development in partnership with stakeholders.
  • Develop and manage thought leadership strategy for TSC around projects that need collection. action, working primary with TSC members.
  • Oversee and manage stakeholder engagement in project development.
  • Oversee and manage the project approval process.
  • Lead partnership development and grant outreach related to collective action projects.
  • Create and cultivate positive, long-lasting relationships with current and potential members and donors through the development and integration of the program.
  • Understand and utilize the Arizona State University tools for development when applicable, such as Salesforce and Advance.
  • Lead continuous evaluation program model and value proposition.

Instructions to Apply

Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.

Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.

Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.

ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews, unless otherwise indicated.

Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.