Wheaton College Summer Institute Director

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Position: Wheaton College Summer Institute Director Location: Wheaton, IL
Job Id: 656 # of Openings: 1

Wheaton College Summer Institute Director Job Overview The Wheaton College Summer Institute equips outstanding high school students from around the world to serve Jesus Christ through academic study, artistic expression, leadership training, and spiritual development. The Director will oversee the development and implementation of the Wheaton College Summer Institute. The primary responsibilities will include creating a Christ-centered, liberal-arts pre-college curriculum, developing a recruitment strategy, providing logistical support, and the hiring, training, and management of program staff. The Director will work with stakeholders to leverage Wheaton College’s unique resources to create a welcoming, engaging, and distinct academic experience. The Wheaton College Summer Institute Director reports to the Chief Enrollment Management Officer, with support and oversight from the Provost on matters relating to the curriculum and faculty professional development. Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provides vision, strategy, direction, and planning for the Wheaton College Summer Institute
  • Oversees curriculum design and programming in collaboration with Wheaton College faculty and staff
  • Manages the application process and evaluation of applications for the program
  • Manages the budget and expenditures
  • Hires, trains, and directly supervises staff; ensures legal compliance and safety practices
  • Provides logistical support for housing, scheduling, transportation, etc.
  • Serves as a key liaison to multiple constituents, such as faculty, senior administrators, program staff, alumni, donors, high-school representatives, and service providers
  • Works with the Chief Enrollment Management Officer, Admissions, and Marketing Communications to create a marketing plan and recruitment strategy
  • Works with Advancement to fundraise for program support and scholarship opportunities

This job description is intended to represent key areas of responsibilities; specific assignments may vary from time to time, and other duties may be assigned. Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree and 5 years of experience in academic programming or Master’s Degree in related field required
  • Experience developing and managing academic programs
  • Experience with curriculum development
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact with various stakeholders including students, parents, staff, and administrators.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience recruiting, training, and managing a diverse staff
Physical Requirements The employee is regularly required to sit, talk, or hear; frequently required to use repetitive hand motion, handle or feel, and to stand, walk, reach, bend or lift up to 10 pounds. FLSA Status – Exempt.As a Christ-centered community, Wheaton College faculty and staff must affirm the College’s Statement of Faith as expressing their own theological convictions and agree to live by the moral standards in Wheaton’s Community Covenant, modeling these commitments for the Christian formation of our students. Wheaton College faculty and staff also support the Christ-Centered Diversity Commitment which highlights our desire to treat all individuals as equal image-bearers of Jesus Christ through diversity, inclusion, justice and unity.
Updated May 2021




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Posted: 6/5/2021
Application Due: 9/3/2021
Work Type: Full Time