Requisition ID:  29111

Veterinary Superhero League Role Model Teams Manager (Program Administrator)

Job Summary


The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine (PVM) is looking for someone passionate about inspiring under-resourced children to pursue careers in veterinary medicine. Your primary role would be supporting The League of VetaHumanz (, a veterinary superhero league that provides role models and veterinary lessons to help kids and their animals stay healthy with the ultimate goal of promoting a diverse and inclusive veterinary profession. We give kids a sense of belonging to the profession and help them develop the STEM skills they need to be successful. You would serve as a liaison to and assist our partners in academia, industry, government, and community organizations across the country in launching role model teams and delivering our curriculum to elementary school students. You would also help lead local delivery of the program, be part of a team creating educational resources for children, and manage other community engagement initiatives. There is no remote option for this role. 

All university employees are afforded a generous benefits package including medical/dental/vision insurance, paid time off, and retirement contributions. As part of Purdue University’s expansive employee benefit package, the University is proud to offer its employees the opportunity to grow, learn, and advance by offering a tuition remission opportunity at both Purdue University and Purdue Global.




  • Bachelor's degree in veterinary nursing/ veterinary technology, elementary education, social work, or related field
  • Two years of experience working with, and developing educational materials for, under-resourced elementary-school-aged children or related experience
  • Consideration will be given to an equivalent combination of related education and required work experience
  • Ability to interact positively with diverse populations, thinking creatively, and working independently
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, and strong interpersonal skills with a variety of age groups
  • Program management experience
  • Adept at functioning independently and working in teams
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and problem solve
  • Ability to work under the pressure of deadlines
  • Attention to detail 
  • Competency with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Ability to maintain timely and accurate electronic data records in Excel



  • Experience developing and implementing community engagement programs
  • Experience managing grants and complex processes with ability to manage multiple projects and priorities simultaneously to meet deadlines    
  • Fluency in Spanish    

Additional Information:


  • Purdue will not sponsor an employment related visa for this position
  • A background check will be required for employment in this position
  • FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible For Overtime)
  • Retirement Eligibility: Defined Contributions 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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Benefits of working/living in West Lafayette, IN:


Nearest Major Market: Lafayette