School/Unit University Administration Sub-Unit Arnold Arboretum Location USA - MA - Boston Job Function General Administration Time Status Full-time Department Arnold Arboretum Salary Grade 056 Union 00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary Duties & Responsibilities
Program Management: The Program Manager provides management accounting and reporting for several large grants on forests and climate change. Involves coordination with subproject Principal Investigators, meeting deadlines for quarterly reporting, ensuring annual planning for future expenditures, interacting with donor, NGO and international partners, and developing outreach opportunities for the program. Does not involve financial accounting but rather working with the CTFS accounts and logistics managers to ensure achievement of goals and adherence to grant requirements. The Program Manager oversees the work of the CTFS Staff Assistant.
Development: work with CTFS director on development projects. Will involve working with Arnold Arboretum and STRI development offices, and with CTFS staff in Panama to assist in fundraising initiatives.
Outreach: develop initiatives for outreach related to CTFS.
Network Functions: implement network initiatives (e.g., workshops, cross-site interactions, etc). Involves communication in addition to logistics management. Basic Qualifications Bachelor’s degree with minimum of 5 yrs related experience. Additional Qualifications
Advanced degree preferred. Significant regional travel required. Will mostly involve trips to Washington DC and Panama, Washington to work with STRI development office and program initiatives, and Panama to work with CTFS staff (Director of Applied Ecology, Director of Training, and financial and administrative staff). Travel may rarely be required to Asia or other CTFS sites. Demonstrated ability to work as an effective team member in a complex and fast-paced environment; excellent interpersonal skills; experience with international work, NGO's, or development work; web skills; strong writing ability; motivated and able to work without close supervision. Knowledge of Spanish a plus. Additional Information
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