Sr Program Development Spec

Jun 20, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Sr Program Development Spec

Requisition Number:

Department: 3900240201-Continuing Education Center

Position Type:

Position Status: Full-Time

Position Summary:
Continuing Education. The Senior Program Development Specialist directs and leads developing (non-credit) professional and lifelong learning programs, corporate training and growing non-credit online enrollment.

Essential Functions

  • Develops professional and lifelong learning programs.
  • Supervises Program Specialists.
  • Conducts client needs assessments, analyzes results and develops proposals, program budgets and determines resources to implement training.

    Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco Free Campus.

    Minimum Education Required:
    Bachelor’s Degree

    Could a level of job-related experience higher than the minimum required for the position substitute for the minimum level of education?: No

    Minimum Experience Required:
    Five years of related work experience, including three years of supervisory experience.

    Could a level of education higher than the minimum required for the position substitute for the minimum level of job-related experience?: No

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
    Effective communication (verbal and written), organization and human relations skills; ability to work well in a diverse environment; proficiency with computer and Microsoft Office Applications software including word processing, spreadsheets, and databases and successful completion of background investigation prior to employment.

    Preferred Education:
    Master’s Degree

    Preferred Experience::
    A demonstrated record of designing and creating non-credit training courses for audiences that include corporate, personal, online and professional learners. Budgeting experience and demonstrated background in revenue generation. Experience leading and collaborating in a team environment. Experience serving as an effective role model in accountability follow-through and diplomacy. Experience in continuing education and program development environment to include the instructional development lifecycle (analyzing needs through evaluating and developing programs). Ability to develop program plans which identify competitive landscape that influence future growth. Experience increasing visibility and enrollment with third-party online providers.

    Salary Range: $40,663 - $50,839

    Job Open Date: 06/19/2017

    Job Closing Date: 7/10/2017

    Special Instructions Summary:

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    Georgia Southern University provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Individuals in need of reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources: (912) 478-5468 or HR-TDD: (912) 478-0791.

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