Open Enrollment Program Director - Office of the Executive Vice President-18001161

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Open Enrollment Program Director - Office of the Executive Vice President-18001161

A new department working jointly with the Office of the Executive Vice President and the Provost develops and implements university wide programming intended to generate substantial revenue. It is a fast-paced, nimble environment made of highly-trained professionals who love the higher education environment and are committed to providing world class education in the 21st century to a wide variety of students. Programs under this department today include Pre-College, Open Enrollment programs, and English Language Learning programs. The department is expected to grow substantially in the future to include Executive Education, university wide degrees, Encore Career programs, and more.

The Open Enrollment Program Director position is responsible for owning the strategy and implementation of Tufts University’s Open Enrollment courses and programs. This position will identify opportunities across and outside of Tufts University’s various schools for students to attend courses on an open enrollment basis, which either serve to fill seats in existing programs or to generate substantial new enrollments. She/he will lead the development of the process and systems for implementing the open enrollment courses, including operating the Summer and Winter Sessions, to maximize enrollment and meet school goals in a strategic way.

The Open Enrollment Program Director will identify and propose or implement new ways of packaging or new channels for open enrollment courses (e.g., new certificates, bundles, subscriptions). She/he works closely with the Deans of schools to ideate, develop standards, and strategies for course attendance. He/she develops analytics and tracking mechanisms to report out on performance and constantly iterates to improve performance. The position collaborates with University Marketing and other functions to implement programs. The Open Enrollment Program Director designs and implements workflow process for student recruitment and enrollment. She/he engages with the rest of the department as a team player, ready to help where needed, problem solve, and work towards the greater good of the University as a whole. This position is for someone who gets things done, who has an all-hands-on-deck mentality, and is comfortable having clear performance targets and being measured against them on a regular basis.

Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 5-7 years’ experience in educational (broadly defined) program development and operations.
  • Excellent business skills, relationship management skills and experience working with various internal stakeholders.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree preferred.
  • Higher Education or Adult / Continuing Education experience preferred.

An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.

Equal Opportunity Employer – minority/females/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity.

Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Medford/Somerville
Job: Administration
Organization: Office of the Executive VP
Employee Status: Regular
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Aug 6, 2018, 11:50:43 AM





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Posted: 8/7/2018
Application Due: 8/28/2018
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