The director is responsible for coordinating the overall operations of Night, Online and Weekend (NOW) Programs. This position will serve as a liaison to the administrative, academic and student support areas serving a diverse, urban student body.
This position will include Friday evenings, Saturdays and Sundays.
Develop, coordinate, and supervise NOW
Serve as primary liaison among students, faculty and college administrators for on-campus and off-site programs
Expand and enhance student and faculty support services for all weekend (which may include some off-site programs) in cooperation with academic and administrative departments and offices
Answer inquiries, provide information and resolve problems regarding programs, faculty and student issues, faculty support services, student support services, schedule changes, classroom changes and class cancellations
Working in collaboration with various businesses and government agencies to oversee and coordinate the implementation of credit programs for employees who wish to upgrade their skills or advance in their careers
Oversee program evaluation efforts and creates strategic plan to further develop program offerings
Manage annual budget; develop proposals and other initiatives for expanded program support
Cultivate and maintain strategic partnerships; serve as primary liaison to faculty and administrators to plan and execute programming activities
Manage professional and clerical staff
Perform other duties as assigned
A bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience and at least 6 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired as necessary.
Ability to interact with students, faculty, and administrators in a diverse, urban higher education institution
Must be collaborative and a team player
Must be conversant with academic and student policies and possess a good knowledge of programs, services and facilities
Will maintain an evening/weekend work schedule when classes are in session
Demonstrated leadership for initiating projects and seeing them to conclusion
Excellent oral, written, and presentation skills
Effective teamwork, interpersonal, organizational, and time management skills
Knowledge of academic structures and values
Master’s degree and three years’ experience in higher education management highly preferred.
Applicants will have at least five years’ experience in higher education management
Experience teaching online courses
Ability to work with instructors from a wide range of academic cultures and disciplines
Ability to teach in, and affiliate with, an academic department
Experience teaching at the university level
Experience building programs
Participation in national organizations focused on teaching, learning, and/or technology in higher education
Salary Hiring Range
$62,000 - $86,900 annual
Application Deadline July 27, 2017
Applicants must combine all application materials (cover letter, resume, and list of three references with contact information) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment. Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.).
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