Assistant Director, Programs

Coral Gables, Florida
Apr 18, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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The Assistant Director, Programs, is responsible for managing program resources to fulfill the program mission in accordance with priorities, time and budget requirements. Performs work of an administrative, managerial, and professional nature under general supervision from a director, faculty administrator, or principal investigator. It is generally the second level of management in a program large enough to require additional management staff.• Provides leadership for developing, implementing and evaluating strategic plans to meet institutional goals related to the program(s).• Represents the University with the public, university officials, government agencies, accrediting councils, and other professional membership organizations.• Creates and updates training materials for staff, faculty, and outside offices.• Manages and oversees the coordination of current students programming including activities outside the school, special events, networking events.• Supervises department personnel, including student employees, and ensures that staff is trained, developed and empowered to effectively to do their jobs.• Plans, monitors and analyzes program budget, including monthly projections and trends.• Identifies opportunity to contain costs.• Manages all aspects of the program(s), including program development, marketing and recruitment, operations and evaluation develop, plan and coordinate all aspects of marketing and recruitment efforts; prepares and delivers presentations to prospective student groups both on- and off-campus.• Responsible for general advertisement, including editing and updating brochures and applications, marketing and advertisement materials, web page and correspondence.• Develops and implements operational processes for handling inquiries/applicants.• Manages processes for application, registration, advising, contact, evaluation, transcripts, certificates.• Manages all formal documentation for matters involving accreditation, curriculum and programs, including quality control through the graduation clearance process; enforces and communicates University policies to students as they pertain to their program of study.• Assists and advises students in their overall goal development and achievement.• Evaluates student credentials in relation to program standards and may make recommendations to possible alternative programs.• Coordinates course offerings and general direction of the program with key faculty, department chairs and deans.• Coordinates and assists faculty in developing and implementing assessment plans, assessment methods, and instruments.Education Requirements:•Bachelor’s degree required, Master degree preferred.Work Experience Requirements:•At least three years of experience in an academic or professional office environment.
Apply online. Position #: P100027593.

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