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Program Manager
Center for Faithful Business

About Seattle Pacific University:
Founded in 1891, Seattle Pacific University has a long and distinguished history in Christian higher education. Located just minutes from downtown Seattle, SPU seeks to be a premier Christian University fully committed to engaging the culture and changing the world by graduating people of competence and character, becoming people of wisdom, and modeling grace-filled community. Seattle Pacific University seeks applicants committed to its Christian mission.

Diversity Statement:
As part of our mission of cultural engagement, SPU is committed to building an excellent and diverse staff and faculty. Diversity is an ethos that is inseparable from our Christian faith. At SPU, we recognize diversity as a basic feature of God’s creation and a core theme of the gospel. At the heart of our mission-centered commitment to becoming a more diverse community is a desire to represent the breadth of God’s kingdom more fully.

We strive to become a workplace of choice and to recruit, develop, and retain faculty and staff who can embrace, value, and engage differences with humility and care. We invite you to join us on our journey by starting a career at SPU! Learn more about SPU’s commitment to diversity and opportunities for our employees to deepen their capacity to serve our increasingly diverse student body.

Seattle Pacific University provides reasonable accommodation to applicants. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any portion of the application or hiring process please contact the Human Resources Department at (206)281-2809, or email Notification must be given at least five (5) working days before the accommodation is needed.

Job Description:
Provides executive administrative support to the Executive Director for the Center for Faithful Business including but not limited to: office management, meeting coordination, travel arrangement, special projects, administrative support for programs, campus wide communications and marketing, communication to on and off campus constituencies, maintenance of records and files; attends meetings and events as requested.
Plans and organizes CFB events in collaboration with the Executive Director.
Coordinates and edits CFB communications to internal and external constituencies.
Serves as primary liaison regarding the CFB website.
Supervises and provides support for student employees.
Coordinates Faith & Co. filming dates, conference dates, and travel logistics.
Assists with the Faith & Co. film production process.
Manages the Faith & Co. film file storage process, course registration processes, and marketing (print and digital) in collaboration with the director.
Serves as the primary liaison for the Faith & Co. website and Faith & Co. social media accounts.
Tracks Faith & Co. film screenings, distribution agreements, and viewing statistics.
Schedules and prepares agendas for Faith & Co. committee meetings.
Completes Faith & Co. financial paperwork in collaboration with the SBGE budget manager.
Manages Pollard Fellowship promotion, application process, residency arrangements, paper selection process, and presentation event in collaboration with the Executive Director.
Provides on-site support during the summer residency.
Participates in committee meetings.
Completes Pollard Fellowship financial paperwork in collaboration with the SBGE budget manager.
Performs research, collects data, and writes newsletters, publications, reports, and presentations; reviews and proofreads materials for accuracy and conformity
Reviews budget reports from the SBGE budget manager; liaises with the SBGE budget manager regarding purchases, reimbursements, and stipends; tracks expenses; orders supplies.
Participates in SBGE processes and events as requested (i.e. meetings, personnel searches, fall retreat, etc.)

Bachelor’s degree, preferably in business, theology, communications, education, or a related field.
At least two years of professional administrative/management experience.
Strong written and oral communication skills; strong attention to detail; self-motivated, strong self-management skills and problem-solving skills. Competence with multi-tasking and flexibility with multiple projects.
Ability to plan for and anticipate what is required for implementation and execution in a relational way; high level of management skills, planning, and decision making abilities.
Ability to nuance relationships with stakeholders (staff, faculty, students, and external partners); desire to work collaboratively in a team setting.
Experience making travel arrangements (ideally both domestic and international), experience planning events; experience tracking budgets/expenses.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office products (such as Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Teams); comfort using (or demonstrated ability to learn to use) WordPress, Vimeo, YouTube, Zoom, Canvas, MailChimp, SurveyMonkey, and social media.
A Christian commitment consonant with SPU’s Statement of Faith, mission, and values.

Additional Information:
Position will remain open until filled. This is currently a 24 hour a week position with the possibility of working a 32 hour per week schedule.

Salary: $25.50 per hour

At 24 hours per week, SPU pays a portion of the employee premium for medical, dental, and vision insurance and SPU makes monthly contributions to an employee HSA account. SPU also makes generous contributions to a retirement account after meeting eligibility in the plan

At 32 hours per week, SPU pays the full employee premium for medical, dental, and vision insurance and makes monthly contributions to an employee HSA account. SPU also makes generous contributions to a retirement account after meeting eligibility in the plan. Tuition discount program available for employee and qualified immediate family members.

Application Instructions:
Please submit a cover letter and resume along with the online application.

All SPU employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and to submit documentary proof of vaccination unless an exception applies. For more information, see SPU’s Vaccination Requirements FAQ’s web page.

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