Academic Engagement Specialist II
Company: PMI (Project Management Institute)
Posted on: March 15, 2023
Academic Engagement Specialist II
United States * Virtual
Monday, February 6, 2023
Are you a dreamer, innovator, thinker and a do-er who believes in contributing to something that makes difference?Pursue your passion. Join PMI.
How You'll Make a Difference
You will drive implementation of relationship strategies, including developing business rationale, and in conjunction with marketing the positioning, messaging, and promotional activities to reach program goals and audiences. Accelerating adoption of programs and resources. Supporting the planning and execution of department-wide projects as assigned to maximize delivery of value-driven academic services and programs.
Essential Job Functions
Develop, plan and deliver organization academic outreach programs, including:
Organization for the overall program, including planning, execution and reporting to show impact, focused on increasing the engagement with PMI, as well as its services and resources among project management faculty and emerging professionals
Guide and review relevant PMI-generated or external market research and incorporate into academic outreach planning; recommend additional research as needed for full understanding of market needs.
Relationship development with faculty, emerging professionals, and chapters, with focus on developing relationships that support preparation of a Program, Portfolio and Project Management workforce to meets future staffing needs of employers.
Effective support of faculty related to project management education & teaching, including identification and development of relevant and engaging outreach topics and content.
Effective support of emerging project management professionals, including identifying and creating appropriate content, products and services that will support their career goals.
Effective support of PMI Chapters with tools and resources for engaging project management faculty and students
Assure up-to-date web presence of academic outreach program, providing relevant and timely information to stakeholders and supporting successful outreach efforts worldwide.
Drive development and implementation of outreach plan including developing business rationale, relationship strategies, expected outcomes, KPI's and performance metrics, and in conjunction with marketing the positioning, messaging, and promotional activities to reach program goals and audiences.
Accelerate adoption of programs and resources related to faculty and emerging professionals' needs established in planning efforts.
Support the planning and execution of department-wide projects as assigned to maximize delivery of value-driven academic services and programs.
Lead, organize, promote the research programs including supporting the content strategy for the evergreening of research product and increase the accessibility for practitioners.
Lead the creation of dashboards for the purpose of trend analysis, measuring impact of academic programs and activities, and to support decision making.
Identify, assess, and implement applicable opportunities for integration and partnership throughout the enterprise, with a focus on integrating education and career development initiatives with existing and relevant new markets, as well as providing value to stakeholders who will benefit from project management tools and resources created for academic markets.
Identify new and relevant project management topics that align with higher education faculty needs, as well as related tools to improve overall educational experience related to project management aligned with PMI offerings and standards. Conduct assessment and build business plans where applicable.
Enhance existing collaborative relationships with internal business partners in support of established objectives and communicate regularly with relevant stakeholders regarding academic programs and outreach.
Conduct research and review, independently and in partnership with global volunteer network and communities, to gather relevant data to support the continuing Academic Programs census of academic institutions supporting project management globally.
Conduct and/or review research to gather relevant data to inform the development and implementation of resources to support the career development goals of emerging project management professionals
Research and identify new academic institutions or partners for inclusion in the Academic Programs database and/or initiative. Support efforts through continuous data gathering, including research on academic institutions, data on current initiatives and needs, and tracking of current status with PMI.
What You'll Bring to the Role
Master's degree in management, education, organizational behavior, or related business discipline. Doctorate degree preferred.
5 or more years' experience working in an academic setting in an administration or program leadership capacity. Teaching experience in a college or university setting also valuable.
Demonstrated extensive knowledge of academic culture in higher education setting. Able to think critically and strategically about academic programs and services, including the ability to successfully engage and support faculty and students and apply creative solutions appropriately.
Not-for-profit organization and global expertise beneficial. Knowledge of project management a plus.
Proven successful experience in multi-cultural or multi-lingual environments; international experience a plus and multiple languages desirable.
Must be able to work effectively in a team and drive results across diverse organization functional areas.
Strong strategic thinker with analytical, communication, marketing, and customer focus skills.
Must have ability to develop and execute detailed plans, collect and interpret large quantities of data, and prepare concise summaries of findings.
Excellent multi-tasking and time management skill sets required.
What you can expect from usWe value and nurture an environment of inclusivity and diversity, and a culture of communication and collaboration. Your health, safety and well-being come first, and we believe that you should have time for your work, but you should also have time for you..Join us and you'll get:* an excellent total package, with compensation and benefits based upon your geographic location.* skill development opportunities, to help you grow now and into the future.* access to a global network, to enrich your professional experience.* flexible options to help balance work time and your time* award and bonus opportunities.The salary offer will be based on several factors, including the candidate's demonstrated skills, qualifications and relevant experience.Let's help make the world work better for everyone. Apply today!Project Management Institute, Inc.is committed to providing equal employment opportunities without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. As a government contractor,Company Nameis subject to Executive Order 11246, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Section 503), and the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Act of 1974 (VEVRAA), all as amended, which require government contractors to ensure nondiscrimination in employment and to take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified persons without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
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