Job Description

Grand Canyon University's Student Success department is currently seeking a fulltime Pre-Apprenticeship for Electricians Manager.

The Pre-Apprenticeship for Electricians Manager is responsible for day-to-day operational management of the designated program area in the department. Management often requires the coordination of work within the unit and/or across several administrative units. Although primarily a non-supervisory activity, a large and/or complex system, or one undergoing rapid growth may require that the Manager supervise support staff. Managers focus on policy implementation (they may have role in crafting policies for approval) and they perform and supervise the activities of the unit.

Please Note: Position is available June 2022 - June 2023 with the goal of maintaining position after expiration, however, employment past this date is not guaranteed.


  • Provide assistance and work directly with university leadership to prepare documents required for approval of new and revised programs for Academic Affairs, accrediting bodies, University Program Reviews and Arizona Department of Education and other states under the guidance of and in collaboration with other university leaders.

  • Manage and maintain operation and processes of system/grants/funding and academic timelines as assigned by university leaders. Supports department leadership with assigned tasks as needed.

  • Prepare all Committee documents related to academic system, organizes monthly meeting notes in collaboration with Student Success leadership.

  • Assist in the development of training materials for monthly program knowledge trainings and updates for all Student Service Counselors.

  • Aide in researching programmatic trends and requirements related to program and certificate development.

  • Attend University meetings related to academic systems as assigned.

  • Prepare complex documents and presentations; may have to integrate data from several department functions to provide overall summary report.

  • Research information as requested to support all reporting requirements asked of Department by senior executives.

  • Manage the requisite calendars, coordinating calendars with university offices, faculty, students, management, and external parties to set up meetings and supervise the arrangement of related logistics such as site locations, reservations, travel arrangements, audio-visual equipment, catering, etc.

  • Assist with planning and organizing special events, conferences, meetings, etc. initiated or hosted by the department including preparation and coordination of plan details, logistical arrangements, timelines, and communications based upon the event.  This may include arranging vendors, booking conference or meeting space, scheduling speakers or talent, invitations, marketing/promotional materials, oversight of budgets and coordinating/synchronizing efforts with other staff. 

  • Develop and promote the Pre-Apprenticeship for Electricians through its social media sites, Twitter, Instagram, working in collaboration with marketing by providing relevant and engaging content.

  • Maintain service level agreements (SLAs) on all identified office equipment, and ensures all equipment is operating; oversees the necessity for repairs and upkeep of equipment; assists staff in the proper operation of equipment including fax machines, personal computers, and associated software, Scantrons, copiers, OCR/scanning equipment, and any other.

  • Receive and reconcile receipts, statements, invoices, expense reports, etc., identifies and resolves discrepancies, and submits for payment or approval; follows up as necessary on payments.

  • Perform other duties and oversees projects and academic systems as assigned by the department leadership and leadership responsibilities.


  • High School Diploma/GED required.

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in administrative capacity for large department/function.

  • Must pass pre-employment background investigation.

  • Trade skills and experience and knowledge preferred.

  • Provide a positive example to students by supporting the University’s Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of Grand Canyon University.


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