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Program Manager, Graduate Programs in Computer Science
University of San Francisco

Date Posted Jul. 26, 2022
Title Program Manager, Graduate Programs in Computer Science
University University of San Francisco
San Francisco, CA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Director/Manager
  • Computer/Information Sciences

Program Manager, Graduate Programs in Computer Science
University of San Francisco

USF Hilltop Campus

Job Title:
Program Manager, Graduate Programs in Computer Science

Job Summary:
Under the general supervision of the Associate Dean for Graduate Programs, the Program Manager of Graduate Programs in Computer Science is responsible for the administration of the M.S. in Computer Science and a new one-year Bridge program that prepares students from other disciplines for graduate work in Computer Science. The Program Manager will work with the Faculty Graduate Director and faculty to maintain, improve and create new program initiatives.

The Computer Science Department at USF offers a vibrant, friendly culture and the opportunity to work with top academics while also interacting with and promoting connections to Silicon Valley companies.

Full Job Description:

Recruitment and Admissions:

  • Manage recruitment and marketing for the CS programs, including answering program inquiries, development of promotional materials, coordinating with the Director of Graduate Programs, and organizing and leading information meetings and traveling to graduate fairs.
  • Supervise and participate in the application and admissions process, including assisting in the final admissions decisions process.

Academic/Professional Development Support:

  • Facilitate and plan the academic advising process in conjunction with the Faculty Director, and ensure the smooth administration of student registration.
  • Facilitate student success including organizing student orientation events, monitoring the academic progress of students, organizing student-centered events, and managing degree completion paperwork.
  • Work with the Faculty Director and USF Career Center to coordinate internship, practicum, and capstone project programs, and in cultivating relationships with hosts/sponsors.

Curriculum Development and Support:

  • Work with faculty to ensure that course content meets program learning outcomes, and work with Faculty Director on assessment tools and assessment reports for the university and external reviewers.
  • Coordinate the course scheduling process in conjunction with the Faculty Director and Department Chairperson.


  • Manage alumni tracking and alumni services for the program in collaboration with the Office of Alumni Relations.
  • Serve as a member of the University Graduate Admission Council and attend College of Arts and Sciences Graduate Program Directors meetings.
  • Manage program budgets, including scholarship allocations.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree required, with degree in computer science or related field preferred but not required.
  • A minimum of three years work experience with educational program administration required. Experience working with graduate or professional programs preferred.
  • Professional experience in the field of computer science or related fields is strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrated cultural competency and experience working with students from a diverse array of backgrounds, including experience working with graduate programs and students.
  • Experience with strategic branding, national, and international marketing.
  • Demonstrated success in overseeing complex administrative systems and the ability to interact with a variety of different administrative departments.
  • Ability to understand and maintain budgets.
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills, including through the use of social media.
  • Excellent computer skills (word processing, database and web maintenance skills).
  • Experience maintaining database systems.
  • Ability to travel to recruitment fairs and to work in the evenings if required to service graduate student events.

Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to spearhead large projects and see them through to completion.
  • Experience collaborating across departments/programs.
  • Demonstrated leadership in a higher education setting.
  • Must demonstrate a strong equity lens, cultural humility, and proven ability to work well in a diverse context.
  • Understanding and commitment to USF's mission, vision, and values.

Full time

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The University of San Francisco is located in the heart of one of the worlds most innovative and diverse cities, and is home to a vibrant academic community of students and faculty who achieve excellence in their fields. Its diverse student body enjoys direct access to faculty, small classes and outstanding opportunities in the city itself. USF is San Francisco's first university, and its Jesuit Catholic mission helps ignite a students passion for social justice and a desire to "Change the World From Here." For more information, visit


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