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A Manager of Our Student Program

February 24, 2021

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Job Overview

This position is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day functions of the student program which supports all the elements of the Center’s work from data science, to impact investing to storytelling. This position will lead efforts to recruit, interview, and place students with a diverse array of skill sets and experience into the respective program teams. In addition to overseeing the current program, the role will be responsible for preparing and implementing a strategy to expand the program both in terms of the number of student participants and scope of the program.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Support and collaborate with the David Eccles School of Business on student experience initiatives

  • Lead and oversee the implementation of a strategic plan in coordination with Sorenson Impact leadership team.

  • Manage internal projects as they relate to the advancement of the student program and student success

  • Development of external partnerships to further the student program including the development of recruiting partnerships with other Universities and job placement opportunities.

  • Work with the David Eccles School of Business and the University of Utah to fundraise for student program initiatives and scholarship program

  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of the student program for every track, each semester. This includes recruiting, candidate interviewing, and hosting bi-weekly all-student meetings.

  • Collaborate with the Sorenson Impact Center to place students in project teams and with staff mentors.

  • Prepare the student program for expansion.

  • This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in a related area or equivalency (2 years related work experience may be substituted for 1 year of education).


Four to six years of progressively more responsible management experience. Background knowledge of hiring department’s area of specialization in order to analyze, plan and draw conclusions for recommendations to superiors. Demonstrated leadership skills in planning and directing employees and processes in order to effectively monitor and develop subordinates and to ensure the smooth operation of department. Master’s degree in a related area may be preferred.


Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.

The Sorenson Impact Center strongly encourages diverse applicants (please circulate widely), especially those who self-identify as Black, Native or Indigenous, People of Color, LGBTQIA+, non-binary, living with disabilities, neurodivergent, young, speak English as a second language, and others from overlooked / underestimated communities..

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