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Non-Degree Program Manager (Temporary)

University of Notre Dame

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Non-Degree Program Manager (Temporary)

Job Description

The Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame offers a number of custom Non-Degree programs for corporate and nonprofit clients. These programs provide opportunities for continued education and professional development that are tailored to the unique business goals of an organization. They give leaders at all levels the opportunity to learn with and from Mendoza’s world-renowned faculty and be introduced to mindsets, strategies, and skills meant to drive immediate impact and results.

The Non-Degree Program Manager will develop and administer Non-Degree programs to ensure all programs align with client learning objectives and are delivered with excellence. Reporting to the Director of Experiential Learning, they will closely collaborate with Mendoza faculty to create and deliver educational programs.

Detailed responsibilities include:

Stakeholder Management
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for the client, faculty, and program participants
  • Work with faculty leads for each program to recruit faculty to teach courses
  • Coordinate planning team meetings and client meetings – set agendas, take meeting notes, communicate next steps
  • Maintain regular communication with program participants to ensure they have access to course materials and resources and are clear on the schedule, expectations, and requirements of a program

Financial Management
  • Negotiate and finalize client and faculty contracts
  • Set and manage program budgets

Project Management
  • Set operational calendars and hold stakeholders accountable for completing tasks
  • Reserve classroom space
  • Manage room setup and AV needs
  • Make hotel, lodging, and transportation recommendations and/or arrangements
  • Create program calendars
  • Arrange program events such as campus tours, company visits, and social engagements
  • Coordinate participant meals including welcome and closing banquets
  • Secure participant gifts such as branded notebooks, water bottles, coffee mugs, etc.

Instructional Support
  • Collect course syllabi and course materials from teaching faculty
  • Build program websites
  • Order textbooks and course supplies
  • Produce hard copy course materials for participants – participant binders, handouts, etc

Program Evaluation and Assessment
  • Create and administer course and program evaluations to be completed by all stakeholders (program participants, faculty, client)
  • Compile course and program evaluations and analyze quantitative and qualitative data to highlight opportunities for continuous improvement
  • Present course and program evaluation data and insights to leadership

The Non-Degree Program Manager may work remotely for the majority of the calendar year. However, they will be expected to work fully in person during the weeks that client programs are taking place either at Mendoza’s South Bend or Chicago campus.

The list of confirmed in-residence programs for summer 2023 is as follows:
  • June 26-30, 2023: Cristo Rey Network – Chicago campus
  • July 10-14, 2023: Cristo Rey Network – South Bend campus
  • July 10- 23, 2023: Universidad Francisco de Vitoria (UFV-Madrid) – South Bend campus

What makes Mendoza College of Business special?

At the Mendoza College of Business, diversity, equity and inclusion are foundational to our imperative to Grow the Good in Business™: to educate business leaders who focus on contributing to everyone in society, cooperating in solidarity, and creating a culture where we succeed and grow together. In addition, we embrace the University’s core values of Accountability, Integrity, Teamwork, Leadership in Excellence & Leadership in Mission

Mendoza College of Business Commitments to a Diverse and Inclusive Culture

• To treat every person with dignity and respect
• To value our cultural differences
• To harness the strength of our diversity
• To commit ourselves to the mission of equality for all
• To be diligent in our efforts to listen, learn, and grow with one another

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Demonstrated success in developing and implementing educational programs with excellent planning, communication, networking, and relationship management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with faculty, colleagues, clients, and program participants

Preferred Qualifications

  • Direct experience managing executive education, continued education, or professional development programs
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
  • Familiarity with University of Notre Dame administrative and financial policies, practices, and procedures


MGP Experiential Learning & Leadership Development (34067)

Family / Sub-Family

No Eprism / Approved _No Eprism

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$30 - $40 per hour

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T1 - Non-exempt Temp/On-call Hourly

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Schedule: Days of Week & Hours

  • Minimum of 10 hours per week starting in January 2023
  • Peak time for this role to be the months of May, June, July, and August 2023. During those months the person in this position will likely work between 30-50 hours per week.

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