Program Manager, Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Management Program
Location: New York, New York
Internal Number: 525152
Job Type: Officer of Administration
End Date if Temporary:
Hours Per Week: 35
Salary Range: Commensurate with experience
The purpose of the Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Management Program is to provide Columbia Business School students with the knowledge, understanding and relationships to successfully contribute to the healthcare industry as business professionals who can anticipate and solve the complex, global economic and social problems the industry is facing.
Reporting to the Faculty Director, the Program Manager is responsible for the administrative coordination and management of the Healthcare & Pharmaceutical Management Program, focused on educating future business leaders in healthcare; mentoring students and alumni on career opportunities in the healthcare industry; collaborating with schools within the University; engaging with industry leaders on program initiatives; and developing thought leadership in the space.
Serve as the primary point of contact for students (prospective and current), alumni, friends, and advisory board members. Respond to inquiries quickly and professionally, using independent judgment and initiative. Works to build positive relationships on behalf of the Center???s leadership, working with the Faculty Director.
Serve as the primary liaison with students, managing their programming and other needs. Works closely with the student Health Care Industry Association (HCIA) and the Office of Student Affairs (OSA) on the planning and management of the annual HCIA sponsored Healthcare Conference.
Manage the HPM events calendar to ensure events are coordinated appropriately. Works to ensure that the Faculty Director is apprised of any discrepancies that may arise.
Manages communications and overall planning and execution related to meetings of the Advisory Board and manages the complex calendar of activities involving Board members, working with the Faculty Director.
Manage the Program???s communications, including managing the mailing list(s), monthly newsletter, and marketing emails. Writes, produces and distributes Program communications including posters, brochures, online newsletter and social media posts.
Manages the overall daily operations of the Center, including office equipment, and addresses faculty, researchers and officer needs with ITG and Operations.
Contributes as a pro-active team member to special projects with other staff as needed.
Bachelors required and/or its equivalent required. Minimum 2-4 years related experience required.
The incumbent must be a proven team player, able to work cooperatively in small groups as well as independently with changing priorities and multiple responsibilities. Must be organized and punctual, with an ability to juggle multiple competing, often changing priorities. Must be an excellent problem solver and excited to execute on a vision. Must have strong interpersonal skills, be flexible, and anticipate needs in order to ensure that the Program???s leadership is always prepared. Must be a clear and articulate communicator, able to write professionally and respond quickly. Proficiency with Microsoft Office required with strong excel, PPT, and graphics skills required. The incumbent must exercise tact and discretion when interacting with international faculty, students, administrators, leaders in academia and business. Cultural sensitivity required. Must be able to function independently in a small team with light supervision. Should be willing to work evenings when necessary.
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