Job: Program Manager, Disaster Resillience Leadership Academy, Tulane University, New Orleans


Job: Program Manager, Disaster Resillience Leadership Academy, Tulane University, New Orleans

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Position Information

Position Title Program Manager
Posting Number 1042302
Full Time/Part Time Temp / Project
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt

8:30 am – 5:00 pm; M-F

Location (City, State) New Orleans, La.
Campus Uptown
Open Date 01/02/2013
Posting Close Date 01/13/2013
Open Until Filled No
Position Description

This is a full-time position responsible for providing program logistical and management support to funded projects awarded to the Disaster Resilience Leadership Academy (DRLA) as well as to the DRLA Academic Program as needed. The Program Manager provides program support, assistance and advocacy to the DRLA faculty and staff, focusing on the administrative needs for program grant acquisition and management, providing technical assistance where appropriate, towards meeting project deliverables and grant program support. The Program Manager will collaborate with faculty and staff on activity development and monitoring so that project activities and expenditures are tracked; assists faculty and staff to develop specific program and project activity budgets as appropriate; manages and monitors day-to-day procurement and administrative processes for implementing funded project activities, as well as the academic program where needed. The Program Manager will additionally contribute to grant-writing opportunities. This position is located in New Orleans, LA, but will include travel as necessary to be determined by DRLA’s Executive Director.

Minimum Qualifications

Excellent communication, interpersonal, and analytical skills required.

Ability to develop and track work plans and budgets.

Working knowledge of online collaboration tools and Microsoft Office software including Word, Excel, and Power Point; Internet and email required.

Fluency in English and French/Spanish

Minimum Required Education

Master’s degree required, preferably in Disaster Risk Management, Public Health, International Development or Social Work.

Preferred Qualifications

Grant-writing experience desired

Overseas experience in developing country contexts useful

Professional experience in a disaster resilience related organization

Project management

Administrative management

Some financial experience

Other languages an asset

Position Description 2

Financial Responsibility: Yes

Supervisory Responsibility: Yes

Is this position at risk of exposure to bloodborne pathogens? No

Is this position at risk of exposure to tuberculosis? No

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you possess a Master’s degree or higher?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you fluent in English and French?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Are you fluent in Spanish?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * How did you hear about us?
    • Employee Referral
    • Other

Applicant Documents

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