Program Manager

Updated: 2 months ago

Aalto University is a community of bold thinkers where science and art meet technology and business. We are committed to identifying and solving grand societal challenges and building an innovative future. Aalto has six schools with nearly 11 000 students and a staff of more than 4000, of which 400 are professors. Our main campus is located in Espoo, Finland.

Aalto University School of Business is the leading business school in Finland. The School belongs to a selected group of business schools in Finland that have been granted the most important international quality accreditations in the field. The School of Business is an innovative and lively community of about 3500 students and 400 members of faculty and staff.


Do you want to develop
future-led business education at Aalto University?

We are now looking for a

Program Manager

to join Aalto University School of Business. In this position, you will be responsible for the successful operations of the Information Technology Program (ITP) at the Department of Information and Service Management. We wish that you could start as soon as possible. The position is fixed-term for 1 year with an option for continuation.

As Program Manager, your task is to manage the Information Technology Program (ITP). ITP is a minor program, which has been running since 1995. The program attracts students from multidisciplinary backgrounds and offers the students an opportunity to get immersed in digital business themes. Challenge-based learning is an important cornerstone of the program and we work with Finnish companies to offer students real-life challenges.

You are part of the Department of Information and Service Management and work closely with the Aalto University Summer School and other support services at Aalto University. You will participate in University-wide development of multidisciplinary education.

Your goals

  • Negotiating and managing company projects
  • Planning teaching and learning within the program
  • Recruiting and supporting visiting faculty
  • Leading student employee team
  • Facilitating student project work together with companies

What we value

  • Masters degree in a relevant field to business, information technology or service design
  • 3-5 years of experience in relevant field
  • Solid understanding of teaching and learning development and their support processes
  • Fluent written and oral communications in English; knowledge of Finnish language is considered an asset
  • Ability to network with faculty and companies
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Proactive and independent attitude towards work; ability to carry responsibility of project sales

What we offer

We offer you an exciting and development-orientated role in an international academic environment. You will be supported by an enthusiastic team of higher education development specialists and you have the opportunity to develop your expertise and competences in program management, partnership management and challenge-based learning. We are located in Otaniemi campus with good public transportation connections. The salary is based on the experience of the candidate and is defined according to the university salary system.

Ready to apply?

If you want to join our community, please submit your motivation letter and CV through our recruitment system by February 19, 2021. We will reach out to suitable candidates already during the application process, so please do not hesitate to apply sooner.

If you wish to hear more about the position, you can reach out to Head of Summer School Laura Sivula, tel +358 50 384 7228 or laura.sivula@aalto.fi. In technical questions related to the recruitment process, please contact HR Coordinator Marjut Rantanen tel +358 50 371 1029 or marjut.rantanen@aalto.fi.


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