Program Administrator

Position Information

Position Information

Date Posted 12/07/2017
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date) 02/07/2018
Working Title Program Administrator
Job Classification Administrator II
Department Name 12212-Linguistics
Job Type Staff
Position Number 0005120
Hiring Range $26,988.00 - $43,212.00
Position Description

The University of Pittsburgh’s Department of Linguistics is seeking a qualified Program Administrator.

The Program Administrator will serve as the English Language Institute (ELI) Administrator. The incumbent will mainly be responsible for managing the daily office and facility operations within the ELI. Responsibilities include managing budgets and projections, engaging in purchasing related to ELI operations, and preparing cash reports. Additionally, the Program Administrator will act as the principal liaison with facilities management and repair services. He/she will be responsible for student recruitment and the marketing of the ELI. Some foreign travel may be required to meet with agents to negotiate and contract independently with them. Also, the incumbent will oversee the admissions process, supervise the Administrative Assistant and student workers, and will work closely with the ELI director, faculty and staff and the Administrator of the Department of Linguistics to fulfill the mission of the ELI.

Attention to detail, accuracy, and good oral and written skills are essential. The incumbent must work well with multicultural individuals with low levels of English language fluency. The candidate must have problem-solving skills, be dependable and reliable, and have strong interpersonal skills.

Education Required Baccalaureate
Minimum Related Experience Level Required 2-3 years experience
Additional Education and/or Experience Essential to the Position

Must be culturally sensitive and able to communicate with international students and agents with low levels of English language ability.

Required Licenses/Certifications


Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Background Check For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check.
Assignment Category Regular, Full-Time
Percent Effort 100
Scheduled Work Hours 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
If Varied Work Schedule, Please Specify
If Part Time, Actual Standard Weekly Hours
Campus Pittsburgh
University Benefits

The University offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package for all full-time and part-time regular employees including:

• Education benefits and a retirement plan with employer match

• Group medical insurance, life insurance, and optional vision and dental insurance

• Free transit service within Allegheny County for employees of the Oakland campus (Port Authority Transit)

• Time off benefits including vacation, sick and personal time

For more information regarding the University’s benefits package, please visit

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree or will have completed one by the end of this current term?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How did you hear of this position at the University of Pittsburgh?
    • Career Development Center (CDC)
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Commonwealth Workforce Development System (Formerly PA CareerLink)
    • Currently a University Employee
    • Pitt Career Services
    • Pittsburgh Post Gazette
    • Pittsburgh Technology Council
    • PittSource Search
    • Referral (Friend, University Employee, etc.), please specify below
    • Internet Search
    • Other: (Please specify below)
  3. * Please specify from above (if applicable):

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents