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Science and Technology Opportunities

Program Manager, Consortium for Science Policy and Outcomes (CSPO), Arizona State University

ASUThe Program Manager will organize and coordinate activities, programs, and projects for the Consortium for Science Policy and Outcomes (CSPO) and provide staff support to the consortium's Director. Qualified candidates must be self-starters who are able to work independently to achieve objectives outlined by the Director.

Duties include:
  • Serving as a liaison between the consortium and the university and external community to facilitate program objectives and to provide information.
  • Coordinating and conducting fundraising activities.
  • Conducting research and analysis.
  • Writing reports, proposals, letters and other communications.
  • Managing the daily operations of the office, including but not limited to; scheduling people, facilities, and services for CSPO activities, purchasing, project management, ordering and maintaining office equipment, and hiring and supervising staff and students.
  • Managing CSPO budget.
  • Developing and organizing events of varying size and complexity.
  • Managing information flow within the office.
  • Developing and managing CSPO media outreach strategy.
  • Managing selected CSPO projects.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field and five years administrative/coordinative program experience.
  • OR, Master's degree in field appropriate to area of assignment AND three years administrative/coordinative program experience.
  • OR, any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.
Desired Qualifications:
  • Evidence of effective communication skills.
  • Demonstrated research experience.
  • Experience writing proposals and reports.
  • Coordinating events of various size and complexity.
  • Managing complex projects.
  • Coordinating fundraising activities.
  • Supervising office operations.
  • Developing and managing budgets.
  • Scheduling facilities and services.
  • Working with media.
  • Supervisory experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge with issues in science and technology policy.
  • Knowledge of computer applications (e.g., spreadsheets, databases, word processing, presentations, html).
General Information:

CSPO is dedicated to understanding the linkages between science and technology and its effects on society. The Consortium aims to bring scientific and technological knowledge to real social outcomes, by assessing and fostering outcome-based policies across a broad portfolio of scientific research. More information about CSPO is available here. The work environment will be dynamic, demanding, and fast-paced, and is suited for individuals looking for a challenging opportunity to be involved in projects that could impact the community. Some evening and weekend work, and some travel, may be required.

Application Materials:

Submit Cover letter, chronological resume, writing sample and the names, addresses, and phone numbers of three professional references. Specify job title and the Staff Request Number. Any application that lacks any requested item must be rejected; or departments may provide the opportunity to all applicants to provide missing items prior to screening.
ASU does not pay candidates for travel expenses associated with interviewing, unless otherwise indicated by the department at the time of call for interview. Work experience must be verifiable to include employment dates. ASU offers generous benefits to its eligible employees including vacation leave, paid holidays, sick leave, self & dependents-reduced tuition, retirement, group life insurance, long-term disability coverage, medical insurance programs, flexible benefits plan and dental insurance plans. You may view our website.

To Apply:

Submit material listed above specifying job title and  SR# O -114276 to:

Arizona State University
Box 875612
Tempe, AZ 85287-5612
FAX 480-965-6640, resumes@asu.edu

For more information see the position description.