College Connect Program Director

Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge County / Southern, East Baton Rouge County
Jun 20, 2014
The College Connect Program Director serves as the liaison between administrators, staff, faculty and students across the Connect campuses. They will work closely with all enrollment management personnel (Admissions, Registrar, Financial Aid, etc.) on the Southern campuses to facilitate admission to the program and transition to the four-year campus. They will develop the strategic direction for the Connect Program in accordance with current best practices for student development and academic progression; develop and adhere to the program’s annual budget; coordinate program expenditures and lead efforts to secure additional support and funding for Connect initiatives. The Connect Director will assist with the instructor recruitment and placement processes in partnership with academic personnel. Applicants must have a Master's degree (Ph.D. preferred) with significant experience related to the duties described; proven project management skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks, communicate project status and provide leadership and direction to support staff. Applicants must have a general knowledge of instructional technology, demonstrated experience with student development and freshman student populations is preferred. Applicants must also have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal; the ability to work independently with minimum supervision; and the ability to work cooperatively with diverse student and faculty populations and with administrative colleagues. Qualified candidates should e-mail a substantive letter of interest, curriculum vitae, with names, address, telephone numbers and email address of at least three professional references.