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The Director of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) is responsible for the overall administration and programming for the Institute which provides noncredit courses, events, and activities to a membership audience of adults age 50 and over. The Director oversees the academic program, including recruiting and hiring instructors, selecting courses, and creating each term’s schedule; budgeting; fundraising; membership development and support services; volunteer committees; marketing; and planning. The qualified candidate should have a demonstrated commitment to the education of older adults; an understanding of the educational areas of interest to this population; and experience in program and financial management, fundraising, and working with volunteers. The Director establishes relationships within the University and the community to support the needs of the program and of program participants. The Director networks with other Osher Lifelong Learning Institutes, is the point of contact for the OLLI National Resource Center, and provides reports, as required, to The Bernard Osher Foundation.

Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred. Administrative experience in an academic setting preferred. Experience managing programs for older adults and working with volunteers. Experience and confidence in public speaking. Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite, especially Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint; familiarity with database/client management software. Experience with HTML mark-up language and a content management system, such as Drupal, for web page creation and editing.

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets

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Job Classification Full-time regular
Campus Pittsburgh
Minimum Education Level Required Baccalaureate
Minimum Experience Level Required 3-5 years experience
Hiring Range $35,100.00 – $56,784.00
Relocation Offered No
Visa Sponsorship Provided No
Background Check No
Child Protection Clearances For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Required Documents Resume, Cover Letter
Optional Documents Not Applicable

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