Date:  July 11, 2022

Position Available:  Project Manager, School of Natural and Applied Sciences

Position Reports to:  Dean of School of Natural and Applied Sciences

Department:  School of NAS / Academic Affairs

FLSA Status:  Exempt

Schedule:  Full Time – M-F – 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.


Please apply online:  https://franciscan.edu/project-manager-school-of-natural-and-applied-sciences/mlewis@franciscan.edu



The Project Manager for the School of Natural and Applied Sciences will provide project and administrative support for the SNAS, including the Dean and the faculty. Manage and coordinate internships with Career Services and the Alumni Office. Act as a liaison with admissions and marketing for the SNAS and provide updates to the SNAS website. Use data analytics to help assess programs and courses within the School. Provide support for the Institutional Review Board (IRB) and the Franciscan Institute for Science and Health (FISH). Oversee SWOP workers who will manage daily operations of the administrative support office including mail, phone calls and photocopies.



·         Oversee and hire SWOP workers who will provide secretarial support for all faculty and staff located in Cosmas and Damian Hall including filing, typing, word processing, database management, photocopying, receiving messages, handling mail and other tasks as needed.

·         In conjunction with the Dean and faculty, coordinate and manage internships within the school. Have regular meetings with the Career Services and Alumni office staff to identify, facilitate, evaluate, and manage new internship opportunities.

·         Work with the School Dean to analyze data and generate reports regarding program retention, student success, and student graduation plans. Assist Career Services with the annual New Alumni Survey.

·         Attend to fiscal needs of the SNAS; including purchasing supplies, completing requisitions, submitting monthly purchasing card reports, and reconciling departmental budgets. Assist school lab managers in these processes.

·         Coordinate with Admissions to ensure accurate information regarding School programs is communicated to prospective students. Work with pre-Health Coordinator in these efforts.

·         Provides support for the Institutional Review Board (IRB), the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC), and the Franciscan Institute for Science and Health (FISH).

·         Manage building room scheduling for faculty and staff and assist with event planning.


This is not intended to be an all-inclusive list. Additional duties, expectations and responsibilities may be added or changed as needed to meet the University’s needs.


Must understand, support, and embrace the mission of Franciscan University of Steubenville and possess the following:


Work Experience

·         Experience in customer service and event planning.

·         Experience in adapting to new technology.

·         Past writing/proofreading ability.


·         Demonstrates excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and meet deadlines

·         Communicates accurately and effectively particularly with constituents outside of the University.

·         Ability to work independently to accomplish projects, handle confidential and sensitive material with discretion.

·         Strong interpersonal skills, works well under pressure, provides professional customer service to all University constituents.



·         Minimum college graduate, BA or BS degree.


Technical Skills

·         Strong writing skills with a preference for applicants who can draft effective proposals.

·         Utilize software such as Microsoft Word, Publisher, PowerPoint and Excel and some familiarity with MAC operating systems.

·         Ability to update SNAS website a plus.


Workplace Factors:

·         Must develop and maintain good working relationships with individuals in departments throughout the University.


Candidates must submit an online application, a resume and a cover letter that demonstrates their fit for the position based on their experience, accomplishments, and skills as well as their desire to advance the mission of Franciscan University.

Please apply online:  https://franciscan.edu/project-manager-school-of-natural-and-applied-sciences\


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Franciscan University of Steubenville is committed to principles of equal opportunity and is an equal opportunity employer.