Sr Global Academic Program Manager (Mexico City) - Mexico City


Detalles del trabajo

Area del puesto: Servicios Generales / Varios

Publicación: hace 3 semanas
Ubicacion del puesto: Distrito Federal - México
Trabajo remoto: No


Education Travel Requirements 10%

Are you a problem solver, explorer, and knowledge seeker – always asking, “What if?” 

If so, then you may be the new team member we’re looking for. Because at SAS, your curiosity matters – whether you’re developing algorithms, creating customer experiences or answering critical questions. Curiosity is our code, and the opportunities here are endless. 

What we do:

We’re the leader in analytics. Through our software and services, we inspire customers around the world to transform data into intelligence. Our curiosity fuels innovation, pushing boundaries, challenging the status quo and changing the way we live. 

What you'll do:

SAS Institute is pleased to announce the posting of a Global Academic Program Manager position, to be filled as soon as possible. The Global Academic Program Manager will be responsible for establishing and fostering relationships with higher education stakeholders (e.g. faculty members, students, administrators) to maximize the use of SAS software in teaching and learning in Mexico. The focus is on the adoption of SAS in curriculum to support development of SAS users of the future and connecting programs using SAS software to customers for employment.

A successful candidate must have:

  • Prior experience as a faculty member, an administrator, officer, graduate researcher or teaching assistant, curriculum development expert, or a closely related profession within higher education. Experience must be with public or private-not-for-profit institutions.
  • A working knowledge of higher education, including, but not limited to, faculty ranks, administration, as well as relevant structures within higher education.
  • Ability to foster, curate, and sustain academic and commercial connections, create best practices, and take these practices to scale are essential to this position.
  • A willingness to become an expert in higher education and develop knowledge in analytics. Interest in cultivating relationships with faculty and other key academic and industry stakeholders.
  • The primary role of the Global Academic Program Manager is to build positive relationships with academic institutions. A key component of this is working with stakeholders to develop curricula and programs that teach SAS skills which align to our SAS customers’ hiring needs. Candidate must develop an understanding of SAS software and training offerings available to academic audiences, as well as company procedures and policies related to licensing in order to effectively build these relationships.

    The development of these relationships allows the Program Manager to build a unique understanding of academic needs and use this knowledge to serve in a consultative capacity in the following ways:

  • Develop strategy to maximize SAS integration into post-secondary curricula.
  • Collaborate with the certification team to increase skill verification opportunities for students.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to build academia-industry relationships, among others.
  • Maintain up-to-date tracking of all activities and initiatives annually and prepare reports for management as needed.
  • Provide feedback on SAS solutions and services related to academic community,
  • Deliver internal and external presentations on SAS software, resources, and demand for SAS skill.
  • Provide guidance on in-demand teaching and learning content, such as such as e-learning, applied learning activities, guided practice sets, and independent studies.
  • What we’re looking for

  • Master’s degree or higher (preferred) in Analytics, Business, Marketing, Social Science, Health Sciences, Computer Science or a related field.
  • Typically requires a minimum of three years’ experience within higher education as either a faculty member, administrator, officer, curriculum content expert, development, or policymaker.
  • Excellent communication skillsability to effectively communicate core organizational value propositions,conversant in a variety of topics directly related to higher education, and prior professional publications and/or presentations to an academic audience.
  • Willingness to work on a team and in a collaborative environment that seeks to make the unit better daily.
  • Strong time management, prioritization, and organization skills.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • You’re curious, passionate, authentic and accountable. These are our valuesand influence everything we do.
  • The nice to haves:

  • Prior experience using SAS software is highly valued. Prior experience using SPSS, Stata, R, or Python is also valued.
  • Prior experience with curriculum development.
  • Prior experience aligning curriculum with labor market/industry needs.
  • Prior experience with multidisciplinary collaboration within higher education.
  • Established relationships and connections to academic institutions a plus.
  • Why SAS:

  • We love living the #SASlife and believe that happy, healthy people have a passion for life, and bring that energy to work. No matter what your specialty or where you are in the world, your unique contributions will make a difference. 
  • Our multi-dimensional culture blends our different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. Here, it isn’t about fitting into our culture, it’s about adding to it - and we can’t wait to see what you’ll bring.
  • Additional Information:

    SAS is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information on US Equal Employment Opportunity, read more here: Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law. Also view the supplement EEO is the Law, and the Pay Transparency notice.

    Equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered in place of the above qualifications. The level of this position will be determined based on the applicant's education, skills and experience. Resumes may be considered in the order they are received. SAS employees performing certain job functions may require access to technology or software subject to export or import regulations. To comply with these regulations, SAS may obtain nationality or citizenship information from applicants for employment. SAS collects this information solely for trade law compliance purposes and does not use it to discriminate unfairly in the hiring process.

    All valid SAS job openings are located on the Careers page at SAS only sends emails from verified “” email addresses and never asks for sensitive, personal information or money. Should you have any doubts about the authenticity of any type of communication from, for, or on behalf of SAS, please contact us at before taking any further action.

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