Program Manager - Michael C. Carlos Museum

Job Number
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
EVP Provost Academic Affairs
Michael C. Carlos Museum
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Not Applicable
Job Category
Business Operations
Campus Location (For Posting) : City
Location : Name
Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

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The Program Manager (PM) is responsible for overall program delivery, supporting the Associate Museum Director, Public Programs (AMD-PP) in day-to-day and event specific project management. The PM will maintain the master calendar for all programs, ensuring that information on the timing and content of programs are created and communicated effectively within the unit and across the museum. The PM will establish work-back timelines for the delivery of programs, monitoring progress and providing the AMD-PP and senior management with assessments on progress. The PM develops work plans to accomplish program goals and objectives and monitors progress toward their achievement. The PM gathers materials, which may include content for reports, briefings, newsletters, grants or other written information related to the program. The PM will prepare operational and statistical reports. The PM is responsible for organizing the logistical support required for the delivery of programs, and for providing on-the-day presence, either in-person or assigned.



  • Manages administrative and research activities in support of a specialized program or research center.
  • Develops plans for program growth and development and serves as a liaison to various committees or organizations.
  • May oversee the planning, logistics and implementation of various special events such as lectures, seminars, conferences, or research projects.
  • Participates in developing and implementing various program related communications such as websites, publications, multimedia or video productions.
  • May hire and supervise administrative or research related staff.
  • Performs related responsibilities as required.
  • Responsible for project managing public program initiatives, including setting schedules and timelines, determining workflows, organizing manpower, organizing budgets, initiating and managing contracts, communicating with outside speakers, curators and organizers, and communicating forthcoming events within the museum.
  • Responsible for the delivery of programs on-the-ground either in-person or by assignment
  • Responsible for building and maintaining the public program calendar and collecting, collating and editing associated program information for use by marketing and the broader museum


  • A bachelor's degree in business or related field.
  • Five years of professional experience in a related field such as business administration, research, or information systems management.
  • Requires previous supervisory and program/project management experience.

NOTE: Position tasks are generally required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location.  Remote work from home day options may be granted at department discretion. Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.

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