[Athen] Job opening

Gaeir Dietrich gdietrich at htctu.net
Tue Sep 23 12:57:11 PDT 2008


University Program Manager (#UPM)

Bookshare.org is looking for a contract University Program Manager to build
a consortium of universities to greatly increase the availability of college
textbooks for students with print disabilities. Several universities are
ready to guide and join this effort; as the leader for this project, you
will work with this first university partners to define the program and
encourage others to join. Universities in the program will share digital
accessible books and encourage their students with print disabilities to
become Bookshare.org members. Your work to build this program will make a
huge difference to the lives of college students with print disabilities.

Essential duties

* Define a collaborative university program to serve students with print
* Build relationships with key university partners
* Bring new universities into the program
* Increase Bookshare.org membership through universities
* Develop collateral, presentations and other materials to support the
* Design and oversee campaigns to expand program
* Measure and report on program results
* Respond to all university inquiries
* Represent as Bookshare.org spokesperson


* A minimum of 5 years of successful program management
* Ability to identify and cultivate strategic relationships
* Demonstrated results in building new programs
* Development of collateral and presentations to support your programs
* Ability to manage details and track results
* Flexibility to travel to events and conferences
* Solid written and oral communication skills
* Energy, enthusiasm, and a positive attitude
* Eagerness to get things done and show results
* A Bachelor's degree
* Highly desirable: prior experience with educational institutions
and/or the publishing industry

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