The Program Administrator reports to the Vice President, Education, and supports the work of the Education team by coordinating educational events and education projects, improving communication with external constituencies, interpreting and implementing established team initiatives, improving workflow and processes, and assisting in resolution of program related matters. This individual will proactively communicate with staff and vendors on project status, deliverables, and will guide projects to completion as determined by established guidelines. This role is also responsible for calendar and travel management, maintaining records, compiling data and statistical information, and preparing related reports and presentations.
The Program Administrator will effectively communicate and engage with team members and with church partners as they seek to deliver educational programs. This individual will support the effective use of available technology and data bases to facilitate the work of program coordination and reporting. The individual will work closely with the Meeting Planning team and education staff to maintain quality control with the scheduling and conducting events. The Program Administrator will also engage with marketing to follow up on status and completion of online education projects outsourced to instructional designers. Additionally, the Program Administrator will lead the administration of the CREDO Alumni Sales Force Communities project by gathering resources from staff, faculty, and program alumni, and by tracking use of the site.
The Ideal Candidate Possesses
- a bachelor’s degree;
- two or more years of experience in an administrative role;
- proficiency with all Microsoft Office applications;
- strong editing, proof reading, and problem solving skills;
- excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communications skills;
- excellent analytical, decision making, and problem solving skills;
- demonstrated experience with overseeing workflow of complex projects; and
- an ability to work as an effective team member in a team and matrix environment.
The Ideal Candidate Strongly Desires To Serve the PC(USA) with an ability to
- learn and understand the Presbyterian Church and its’ connectional structure;
- establish and adhere to project schedules and adjust priorities as needed;
- work simultaneously on multiple projects with excellent time management and organizational skills and a sense of urgency; and
- build rapport with staff, program participants, faculty, and colleagues using a positive, flexible, creative approach.
The Ideal Candidate Would Receive
- medical and retirement benefits, plus …
- a minimum of 22 days’ personal leave, plus sick time and paid holidays
- employer matching contributions to 403(b)(9) plan
- up to 70 percent tuition reimbursement
- health and well-being resources;
- satisfaction gained from working for a service-oriented employer; and
- volunteer and other service opportunities in the community at large.
About the Board of Pensions
The Board of Pensions of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) administers the church Benefits Plan and Assistance Program, provides educational opportunities, and manages investments of approximately $10 billion. We are a not-for-profit corporation and one of six national agencies of the General Assembly, the governing body for the PC(USA), which is the largest Presbyterian denomination in the U.S. We trace our roots to 1717, when Presbyterians in Philadelphia established the Fund for Pious Uses to assist ministers and their families.
We respect differences, but we also value them. The approximately 185 individuals who work at the Board reflect the diversity of our region — in ethnicity, religious beliefs, gender, sexual orientation, and generation. They come from various backgrounds, and bring a range of abilities and interests to their work. Diverse perspectives kindle creativity throughout the organization, and through mutual respect, we are able to execute ideas our creativity generates.
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The Board of Pensions of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) is an equal opportunity employer.