The Krieger School of Arts & Sciences at Johns Hopkins University invites applications for the Assistant Dean of Summer & Intersession. We are seeking a dynamic leader to oversee summer and intersession programs for the Johns Hopkins Homewood campus. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of growing summer pre-college programs. Summer and intersession programs enroll over 5000 students.
Provide leadership to undergraduate summer session, January intersession, and summer precollege programs.
Collaborate with school leadership and other administrators to ensure the school's mission and educational philosophy inform decisions regarding undergraduate and intersession programs.
Leverage the intellectual capital of the Krieger School of Arts & Science and the Whiting School of Engineering.
Design and ensure the implementation of programs and activities that are appropriate for the precollege target audience.
Anticipate trends within the precollege market.
Promote the safety of minors enrolled in precollege programs and ensure that programs comply with standards of best practice as defined by the American Camp Association.
Resolve conflicts with parents of precollege students.
Marketing, Recruiting and Communications:
Develop and implement a comprehensive marketing strategy for summer programs.
Effectively and aggressively market summer precollege programs.
Design and implement effective marketing strategies to ensure enrollment, scale for growth, be financially profitable, and utilize the campus facilities well.
Ensure that summer programs have a strong presence on the web and social media.
Budget & Finance:
Oversee the financial management and budget operations of summer programs.
Assure consistency and integrity of the financial operations of each program.
Participate in, and plan for the growth of enrollment and facilities.
Design and lead recruitment strategies that maximize enrollment in all programs.
Lead a talented team of 4 full time staff and 6 seasonal staff.
Work with departments in the Kreiger School to offer a robust slate of summer undergraduate courses.
Recruit qualified instructors to teach high quality precollege courses that leverage the strengths of the School and the Johns Hopkins' brand.
Oversee the necessary ongoing supervision and evaluation of instructors and staff.
Work collaboratively with university offices to maximize housing capacity.
Work collaboratively with the Homewood Registrar and department managers to maximize classroom/lab capacity.
Prepare contracts and make arrangements with external vendors to provide a high quality residential experience for precollege students.
Act as primary point of contact for summer programs in the Kreiger School of Arts & Science and the Whiting School of Engineering.
The Assistant Dean reports to the Associate Dean of Advanced Academic Programs.
Master's Degree required, Terminal degree preferred, plus 5-7 years of experience.
The position requires a proven track record of leading summer programs, mature judgment, and creative problem-solving. The successful candidate will inspire university stakeholders around a vision and strategic plan to grow summer programs. This will require forging effective relationships with academic departments and student affairs departments.
Please submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae detailing administrative and leadership experience by clicking the "Apply Now" button below.
Internal Number: A-48673-3
About Johns Hopkins University
Johns Hopkins University remains committed to its founding principle, that education for all students should be grounded in exploration and discovery. Hopkins students are challenged not just to learn but also to advance learning itself. Critical thinking, problem solving, creativity, and entrepreneurship are all encouraged and nourished in this unique educational environment. After more than 130 years, Johns Hopkins remains a world leader in both teaching and research. Faculty members and their research colleagues at the university's Applied Physics Laboratory have each year since 1979 won Johns Hopkins more federal research and development funding than any other university. The university has nine academic divisions and campuses throughout the Baltimore-Washington area. The Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, the Whiting School of Engineering, the School of Education and the Carey Business School are based at the Homewood campus in northern Baltimore. The schools of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing share a campus in east Baltimore with The Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Peabody Institute, a leading professional school of music, is located on Mount Vernon Place in downtown Bal...timore. The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies is located in Washington's Dupont Circle area.