Director, Graduate Student Services
Director, Graduate Student Services
University of San Diego
Department: School of Business
The purpose of the position of School of Business Director of Graduate Business Student Services (GBSS) is to serve as a key administrator and advocate for the graduate academic programs within the School of Business. In this regard, the current position will assist the Associate Dean, Assistant Dean and the relevant Academic Directors by interpreting, creating and applying policies that directly relate to the faculty goals for the various graduate degree programs. In addition, the Director will be responsible for the assigned graduate program student experience, including academic advising, program logistics, and student life. This individual will be responsible for ensuring coordination and supervision of a multitude of activities, which in the aggregate, strongly influence graduate student satisfaction. Examples of these include course scheduling, academic advising, student clubs, event planning, and overall customer service for the assigned graduate students. The Director creates the GBSS budget and program budgets, approves expenditures consistent with each budget, and monitors overall compliance with each budget. It is the responsibility of this position to identify and implement cost management strategies throughout the Graduate Programs.
The Director of GBSS works under the general guidance & direction of the Assistant Dean of Graduate Programs at the School of Business. The Director provides general supervision to administrators and staff members in the GBSS office.
Ensure the overall productivity and success of GBSS operations
Identify and implement assigned School of Business Graduate Program services designed to meet the needs of students and to enhance the reputation of the School of Business Graduate Programs. Including but not limited to:
Identify and implement processes and procedures for improving and promoting the reputation of the School of Business Graduate Programs. Including but not limited to:
This is a senior management position within the School of Business and requires significant prior experience and track record with the varied responsibilities of the position listed above. The position requires a customer-focused personality, high energy, and ability to interact effectively with students, faculty and staff, alumni and community shareholders.
Education: graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master's degree is required.
Experience: 5 years of experience in leadership roles in business or academic environments is required.
Education: terminal degree preferred.
Experience: 10 years of experience in higher education administration, and will have a sense of both the formal and informal policies and procedures necessary to advance the School of Business Graduate Programs.
Knowledge of and experience with:
Demonstrated performance in:
Background check: Successful completion of a pre-employment background check.
Degree Verification Requirement: Persons offered employment in this position will be required to provide official education transcripts for degree verification purposes.
Salary: Commensurate with experience; Excellent Benefits.
The University of San Diego offers a very competitive benefits package, to include medical, dental, vision, a 12% retirement contribution given to you by the University (with three year vesting period), and access to on-campus Fitness Centers. Please visit the benefits section of our website to view all of the perks and benefits that USD has to offer. USD: Human Resources: Benefits
Hours: 37.5 hours per week; usual work hours 9:00 am to 5:00 pm with some evenings and weekends
Closing date: March 15, 2018
Note: External job postings will be up for at least five days. After that time, applications will be reviewed by the hiring manager/committee throughout the posting period. A candidate may be selected at any time which could then close this posting on a date earlier than listed.
The University of San Diego is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the campus community.
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