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Requisition ID:  11746

Senior Program Manager - Systems Collaboratory

Job Summary

Purdue Systems Collaboratory (PSC) Senior Program Manager is part of the managerial leadership team that implements PSC’s vision and fosters the interdisciplinary collaboration with a wide range of academic units across the university. The Senior Program Manager oversees day-to-day activities of the Collaboratory; manages the interface between faculty, staff, students; distributes timely and accurate reporting to the leadership team; represents the Collaboratory at functions when delegated by PSC leaders; provides leadership and supervision in organizing and managing special events; and devises and implements plans for development, marketing and communication of PSC within the academic and industry communities.



  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, science, business, or related field
  • Five (5) years of project management and strategic planning support experience 
  • Consideration will be given to an equivalent combination of related education and required work experience
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
  • Exceptional communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills
  • Ability to plan and manage complex projects
  • Self-motivated with the ability to exercise sound judgment in prioritizing and executing multiple tasks
  • Willingness to build knowledge in the area of systems thinking/systems engineering



  • Academic advising experience
  • Working knowledge of University operations, policies and procedures 


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.

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