Program Manager, UNLV Division of Research & Economic Development

UNLV   •  

Las Vegas, NV

Industry: Education, Government & Non-Profit


5 - 7 years

Posted 54 days ago


The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity and inclusiveness as well as participate in maintaining a respectful, positive work environment.


Reporting to the Executive Director of Undergraduate Research, the Program Manager provides high level professional administrative support for the Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR). This position will be responsible for stimulating, supporting, coordinating, and highlighting undergraduate research efforts at UNLV. Specific tasks will include development and management support for undergraduate symposia and professional development and career training activities; communications support for effective promotion of OUR functions and undergraduate research; management support for OUR's undergraduate research journal; and development support for internal and external fund raising efforts to foster and expand undergraduate research.


This position requires a Master's degree from a regionally accredited college or university and a minimum of 5 years of related administrative or professional experience. Credentials must be obtained prior to the start of employment.

The ideal candidate's skill set and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Ability to exhibit a professional manner in dealing with others and to maintain constructive working relationships at all levels of internal and external organizations.
  • Complete discretion and ability to work with confidential information.
  • Experience in research and undergraduate teaching and a genuine interest in undergraduate research education, experiential learning and student professional development and career training.
  • Analytical and organizational skills to manage multiple, complex, and overlapping activities.
  • Ability to set priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong problem-solving skills, detail-oriented conduct, and adaptability to changing work assignments to work individually, on a project, or in a team environment.
  • Have or obtain knowledge of Workday.
  • Have or obtain knowledge of Campus Connect and Event Pass.
  • Manage and expand OUR's student professional development and career training activities.
  • Manage and expand OUR's undergraduate research symposia.
  • Manage and expand OUR's award and scholarship programs.
  • Manage OUR's communications and community outreach to promote and highlight undergraduate research.
  • Manage and expand OUR's data collection, analysis, reporting, and dissemination infrastructure.
  • Provide assistance to Executive Director in overseeing OUR's undergraduate research journal.
  • Provide assistance to Executive Director in generating grant proposals and other fundraising efforts to support undergraduate research.


Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. Position is contingent upon funding.


Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.