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Title: Program Manager, Personalized Learning Consortium (PLC)
Department: Office of Digital Transformation for Student Success
Supervisor: Director, Personalized Learning Consortium (PLC)
Status: Full-time; Exempt
Duration: One-year position, with possibility of extension
Staffing Level: Manager
Location: Washington, DC
Application Deadline: February 28, 2021
The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU), a research, policy, and advocacy organization dedicated to strengthening and advancing the work of public universities in in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico, is seeking a Program Manager to assist the Personalized Learning Consortium (PLC) in managing several exciting national initiatives. The PLC aims to advance the use of digital and adaptive learning technologies at member universities to promote equity and student success. Successful candidates will work well with a broad range of individuals and constituencies across the United States. They will be a highly motivated and collaborative individual, and able to communicate effectively. They will possess strong planning, scheduling, vendor management, risk assessment, budgeting, change management, and project control abilities. This full-time position is based in Washington, DC and funded for a full year, with the possibility of extension pending additional funding.
APLU is a research, policy, and advocacy organization dedicated to strengthening and advancing the work of public universities in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. With a membership of 244 public research universities, land-grant institutions, state university systems, and affiliated organizations, APLU's agenda is built on the three pillars of increasing degree completion and academic success, advancing scientific research, and expanding engagement. Annually, member campuses enroll 5.0 million undergraduates and 1.3 million graduate students, award 1.3 million degrees, employ 1.3 million faculty and staff, and conduct $49.3 billion in university-based research.
The Personalized Learning Consortium (PLC) at APLU is a membership and grant funded organization focused on understanding, implementing and scaling the use of technologies designed to personalize and improve the education experience for all. Comprised of 16 universities, the consortium fosters multi-institutional cooperation and collaboration among academic affairs leaders to advance the use of technology to improve student learning, retention, and graduation. For more information, please consult www.aplu.org/plc.
The PLC Program Manager will manage the delivery of medium complexity projects with multiple university, commercial, and organizational stakeholders. The Program Manager must develop and maintain relationships and track activities that will support delivery of current projects and facilitate future collaborative opportunities. Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:
Please send a letter of interest and resume to APLU’s Human Resources Department at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line of PLC Program Manager no later than Sunday, February 28, 2021. Applications will be reviewed as received and continue until the position is filled. APLU provides a generous benefits package.
APLU is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and is committed to recruiting, employing, training, compensating and promoting staff regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Read more about APLU’s Commitment to Diversity here.