Associate Program Director, Doctoral Human and Organizational Learning
Job Description Summary:
I. JOB OVERVIEW
The Human and Organizational Learning (HOL) Doctoral Program is degree designed for experienced professionals who seek new skills and careers as scholar-practitioners and academics. The core areas are leadership, organizational change, adult learning and organizational culture. The program encourages students to challenge assumptions about organizations and change through critical reflection, research, and scholarship and strengthening the bridge between scholarship and practice. Students are provided two alternative paths to earn a Doctoral of Education in Human and Organizational Learning. The executive format is a cohort-based Executive Leadership Program (ELP) delivers classes one weekend per month at GW's Virginia Science and Technology Center in Ashburn, VA. Students seeking a traditional format for their doctoral studies, part-time or full-time enrollment is available on weekday evenings on GW's main campus in Washington, DC.
The HOL doctoral program is seeking an individual who will contribute to the strategic direction of the program and provide effective management of all marketing, operational and fiscal aspects. Additionally, this position will be responsible for creating innovative marketing, alumni and development initiatives to meet enrollment targets and expand program offerings. The position is also responsible for creating strategic partnerships with the business community and university officials to implement and evaluate new strategic initiatives. This position reports to the ELP faculty Director and will lead and manage program staff. The successful individual must be able to work two Saturdays a month on a predetermined cohort program schedule.
The key responsibilities include:
Work with Program Director and faculty to create the strategic direction and lead implementation of all aspects of the HOL Doctoral Program operations.
Direct the implementation of all strategic (mid to long term) and operational decisions of the academic program. This includes innovations to curriculum, marketing and recruitment.
Manage the operations of the program, including but not limited to course scheduling, assignment of academic advisors, student performance issues, registration and tuition issues, comprehensive exam process, course evaluations, alumni relations, etc
Program contact point for the department and university.
Directs recruitment and marketing for the program.
Works with Program Director to set faculty loads and directs the hiring of adjunct faculty.
Oversees and creates program budgets. Sets revenue projections (five year projections based primarily on tuition revenue) in coordination with department chair and ELP director. Has budget authority.
Leads and manages ELP staff.
Leads and/or participates on university committees as needed related to program and fiscal operations.
Performs other work related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.Minimum Qualifications:
Qualified candidates will hold a Bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization plus 5 years of relevant professional experience, or, a Master's degree or higher in a relevant area of study plus 3 years of relevant professional experience. Degree must be conferred by the start date of the position. Degree requirements may be substituted with an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.Additional Required Licenses/Certifications/Posting Specific Minimum Qualifications: Preferred Qualifications:
Excellent ability to assess and solve complex problems related to academic and fiscal areas in a timely resolution.
Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills, self-motivated, a demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities and work under pressure to meet deadlines.
Self-starter, results oriented leader who can work and make decisions independently.
Previous supervisory experience
MA degree in human and organizational learning or higher education administration preferred.
Able to interact effectively with a diverse population at all levels, facilitate decision making and conflict resolution, maintain a positive and constructive demeanor treating all staff, students, and faculty with professionalism, courtesy and respect.
Strong communication, analytic, budgeting and management skills.
II. JOB DETAILS
Campus Location: Ashburn, Virginia College/School/Department: Graduate School of Education & Human Development (GSEHD) Family Academic Affairs Sub-Family Program Administration Stream Individual Contributor Level Level 3 Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hours Per Week: 40 Work Schedule: Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., two Saturdays a month Position Designation: Essential: Employees who perform functions that have been deemed essential to maintaining business or academic operations. Employees are generally expected to work from home during an event and may be asked to physically report to work. Telework: No Required Background Check: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search Special Instructions to Applicants:
Employer will not sponsor for employment Visa statusInternal Applicants Only? No Posting Number: S007739 Job Open Date: 10/30/2018 Job Close Date: 11/11/2018 If temporary, grant funded or limited term appointment, position funded until: Background Screening Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire. EEO Statement:
The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.
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