Mar 11, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Description: The Associate Director for Non-Credit Programs will effectively lead and administer all parts of the Office of Continuing Studies' non-credit programs including their needs assessments, development, coordination, scheduling, implementation, recruiting, budgeting, and evaluation. Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Develops collaborative relationships with department chairs, faculty, business/industry leaders, community professionals, and program participants to design, develop, and deploy entrepreneurial programs for the purposes of economic and cultural regional development and revenue generation. Directs the development of new courses, training and/or programs as needs are identified. Leads the development of curriculum including syllabi and handouts or modifies existing curriculum to meet client needs. Identifies, recruits, trains, and supervises instructors. Develops marketing plans and outreach initiatives to promote programs and enroll participants. Analyzes, observes and evaluates the effectiveness of programs. Develops and administers assessments for the improvement or expansion of programs and services. Oversees all fiscal processes for assigned program areas including developing budgets and approving all expenditures related to the programs. Reviews contracts with vendors for food services, meeting rooms, instructional materials and promotional items. Prepares statistical reports and maintains data files insuring accuracy, appropriate campus distribution and stakeholder feedback. Oversees the approval process, recording, and issuing of continuing education units (CEUs). Directs the activities of personnel responsible for areas of scheduling, registration, data entry, record generation, and day-to-day operations at various venues. Selects, trains, coaches, develops and evaluates assigned team members who are accountable for results and achieving department goals. Provides ongoing leadership to direct reports; ensuring functional progress to achieve or exceed goals, objectives, and other strategic targets. Develops and maintains professional relationships for benchmarking and best practices for continuous innovation and improvement. Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: Master's degree in a relevant field of study required. Minimum 8 years of progressive work experience in a continuing professional education setting within higher education or equivalent experience in business/industry/healthcare. Success with developing contract training/continuing education programs for various businesses/industries such as banking, manufacturing, healthcare, law, education, sciences and other professions. Knowledge of issues related to program planning, budgeting, instructional technology, adult learning theories, assessments, and continuing education unit management, as well as a demonstrated engagement in the professional community related to non-credit programming in higher education. Outstanding oral and written communication skills are required, as well as excellent collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively with university colleges, department chairs, faculty, staff, and with external community and clients to impact regional transformation. Superior organizational skills, the ability to handle multiple tasks and balance competing priorities are required, as well as the ability to work well under pressure and tight deadlines. Demonstrated commitment to and interest in continuing professional education and lifelong learning is essential. Available to work evenings and weekends as needed.

Special Instructions to Applicants: East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online in order to be considered for the position. Candidates must also submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae/resume, and a list of three references, including contact information, online.

Date Initial Screening Begins: 03-24-2017

Job Close Date: Open Until Filled

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