The Associate Director assists the Director of Academic Support (DAS) in developing online preparatory courses and course materials as needed in the Executive MBA program and other programs that the Director supports, including executive education, FT/E/W programs and the summer business scholar program. Create and manage online learning platforms for various audiences when needed. Assist in the further development of the capstone simulation and its related teaching materials. Research and help implement technological solutions to streamline processes and learning for the Executive MBA administration and students. Construct maintain, and analyze results of Qualtrics surveys for various objectives. Complete special projects and provide ongoing reports and analytics as requested.
Assist in creation of pre-MBA courses in accounting, math, and other topics as needed.
Research and implement technological solutions for academic initiatives such as online examinations, flipping the classroom, video creation, and other needs as they arise.
Assist DAS in the creation of a variety of online and print preparation materials for students/participants in the Executive MBA, Executive Education, FT/E/W, SBSP and undergraduate programs.
Assist DAS in managing the academic side of the electives process and help develop webinar content for students and alumni.
Create and analyze electives schedule surveys and website.
Ongoing development of our capstone simulation course, software and teaching materials.
Research technological solutions to currently manual reporting and procedures in the program offices and otherwise.
Digitize DAS online review materials.
Help develop DAS presentation materials for recruiting, marketing and other initiatives.
Help recruit and train teaching assistants and assist in developing training material as needed.
Create a standard Canvas template for the EMBA program and Executive Education, as needed.
Help create and online site with resource materials for faculty, train program office staff to maintain this site and provide oversight as needed.
Prepare reports and surveys and analysis as needed.
Special projects and presentations as needed.
Education, Experience or Certifications:
A minimum of five years working within an academic setting required.
Experience with content management and learning management (such as Canvas) tools required.
Experience working with online systems such as Google Drive, Box, R, R-Studio, Qualtrics required.
Technical Knowledge or Skills:
Working knowledge of the material covered in all non-elective Booth courses preferred.
Familiarity with University of Chicago and Chicago Booth preferred.
Understanding of academia and higher education in a research and teaching environment/culture preferred.
Basic programming skills required.
Working knowledge of Tableau and other visualization software required.
Demonstrated ability to develop online content required.
High degree of professionalism required.
Excellent service, communication, and interpersonal skills required.
Superior organizational skills and constant attention to detail required.
Outstanding problem solving and analytical skills required.
Knowledge of research techniques and methods required.
Proven ability to work independently, proactively, courteously, efficiently, and tactfully, using sound judgment, in a fast-paced environment with diverse populations required.
Demonstrated skill in managing multiple priorities in a fast-paced, time sensitive, high output environment required.
Ability to maintain confidentiality of student and faculty information required.
Ability to understand faculty needs and faculty culture, while also being able to deliver effective solutions to individual faculty, required.
Ability to work evenings and weekends, as needed, required.
Ability to travel domestically and internationally, as needed, required.
Mastery of Microsoft Office software, including Word, Excel (including VBA), PowerPoint, and Outlook required.
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