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Requisition ID:  13233

Senior Program Manager

Job Summary

The Senior Program Manager will work with the academic units and colleges in carrying out the various duties associated with managing and leading masters programs, graduate certificates, and noncredit professional development online. This includes coordinating with various campus offices, recruiting and marketing, program development, and faculty coordination.   This includes, but is not limited to coordinating logistics related to program delivery, strategizing with academic units, and managing program budgets.

This posting represents three vacancies that support online programs for Health & Human Sciences and various Interdisciplinary programs.


  • Bachelor’s degree in business, management, higher education, or related field
  • Four years of professional office experience related to outreach, teaching, presenting, and/or education
  • Office management experience
  • Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Knowledge of computer databases and word processing  
  • Strong organizational skills and an ability to self-motivate and work independently



  • Master’s degree 
  • Higher Education experience campus (e.g. Graduate School, Registrar's Office, Bursar's Office, and International Student Services) 
  • Experience with/in online degree programs
  • Supervisor experience preferred with ability to motivate direct reports

Additional Information:

  • Purdue will not sponsor employment authorization for this position  
  • A background check will be required for employment in this position
  • FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible For Overtime)
  • Retirement Eligibility:  Defined Contribution Waiting Period
  • Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply

Nearest Major Market: Lafayette

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