Assistant Director of Academic Affairs (Griffin)

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Position Summary: The Assistant Director Administrative will serve as the leader for Academic Affairs and will be an effective member of the Griffin Campus Team. They will develop and maintain a vision for academic enrollment and program growth on campus. This position will directly supervise the Campus Recruiter and will share responsibility (with the Assistant Director of Student Affairs) for directing the Student One Stop. This includes jointly overseeing an Administrative Associate II position as well as multiple student workers. The person will become an integral part of the campus leadership team. The position will supervise and facilitate recruiting activities for the campus and will support faculty as well as program coordinators in each of the five colleges offering degrees on campus. The person must possess the ability to work extremely effectively both independently and with other campus/university team members and groups. The Assistant Director of Academic Affairs will serve as the liaison between the Griffin Campus and university's Undergraduate Admissions office as well as the Graduate School, and will also serve as a primary contact between the community and the campus for all things related to academic instruction. This position reports to the Assistant Provost and Griffin Campus Director (85%) and to the Athens Campus Office of Undergraduate Admissions (15%). Some evening and weekend hours will be required.

Responsibilities: Manage the Academic Affairs budget. Participate in development of educational processes and policies to assure that students meet curriculum/degree goals. Develop unique and comprehensive professional development opportunities for teaching faculty as well as support staff members. Acquire and maintain advanced and comprehensive knowledge of all academic programs and degrees offered. Develop solutions to issues and challenges using information and ideas in new and unprecedented ways. Co-manage the Academic Affairs/Student Affairs office; commonly referred to as the Student One Stop, including budget and personnel. Continually improve faculty and support staff orientation, training, and development activities to promote a culture of learning. Develop and implement a broad based recruitment plan to address undergraduate completion and graduate program offerings from the five colleges represented on the Griffin Campus. Directly work with prospective students on all admissions procedures to facilitate acceptance into, and smooth transition (including orientation and advising) to, the University of Georgia Griffin Campus.


About UGA: The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University's main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University's enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

Full time/Part time: Full Time

EEO Policy Statement: The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.




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Posted: 11/30/2017
Application Due: 11/30/2018
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