Graduate Program Manager

Location
San Diego, California
Salary
Commensurate with Experience
Posted
Aug 21, 2017
Ref
Requisition 04892
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Institution Type
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The Graduate Program Manager will report to the Director of Graduate Studies and will be the key contact for students, faculty and staff for the Graduate Program at TSRI. This role will manage the day to day administration of the program for both the CA & FL campuses.  

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

(*) Assists the Director with the development and strategic planning for the Graduate Program.
(*) Manages the day to day Graduate Program administration.
(*) Monitors students’ academic progress; initiates appropriate counseling or other action as needed to ensure a smooth progression through the program; directs the scheduling of and the staff attendance to students’ committee meetings and thesis defense to ensure that each student is meeting his or her academic requirements. 
(*) Directs and manages various Graduate Program functions including the distinguished lecture series, open forum luncheons, and student retreats; coordinates all functions associated with conducting the annual graduation ceremony.
(*) Provides advice and counsel to graduate students regarding payroll, benefits, housing, health, safety, personal and other issues as needed. 
(*) Oversees the management of the course registration and logistics for both the CA and FL campuses; directs the distribution of exams to students; collects graded exams from faculty; records and maintains exam grades for transcripts.
(*) Serves as primary institutional contact for TSRI’s Alumni Association; assists in promoting the Alumni Association’s mission by recruiting members, facilitating communication, and coordinating meetings and programs; develop alumni marketing and communications strategies and materials, including newsletters, social networking, email campaigns, and donor outreach; promote and manage regional or specialty-centric alumni groups utilizing the features of the iModules alumni engagement platform. 
(*) Contributes to the budgeting and planning of the department, including forecasting income and expenses.
(*) Reviews the Graduate Program Student Loan report to ensure that the loan status and loan payoff amounts are accurately reflected for each student.
(*) Prepares and distribute reports for the Graduate Program to the faculty and students.
(*) Assists with developing and maintaining Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for the Graduate Program.
(*) Identifies and research areas for process improvements, suggest potential changes or enhancements, monitor effectiveness of new processes, propose and implement changes as appropriate.
(*) Monitors programs and identifies needs and quality through surveys and stakeholder conversations, creates, distributes, and collects surveys, interprets results, makes recommendations for change and leads implementation of changes and updates.
(*) Performs other duties as assigned.

To learn more about this opportunity and submit your application for consideration, please visit our website at https://careers.scripps.eduREQUISITION 04892

                                         

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