Under the direction of the Academic Affairs leadership team in the College of Pharmacy, the Program Director of Professional Studies independently oversees all matters relating to the prospective and current Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) student experience in partnership with other college stakeholders. This position is primarily responsible for the strategic direction of effective recruitment, admissions, and retention practices as well as academic counseling, support services, and special events for all students pursuing the PharmD program. The Program Director of Professional Studies also shares oversight responsibilities for combined (undergraduate/professional) student programming with the Program Director of Undergraduate Studies, works collaboratively with key members of Academic Affairs team to develop and maintain a Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences to PharmD pipeline and proactive and innovative measures to decrease academic and other barriers for PharmD students. The Program Director of Professional Studies assists the Honor Council and Academic Review Committee with hearings and appeals of honor system infractions or academic sanctions and works closely with students on Academic Improvement Plans; actively serves on various college committees; supervises and coaches two full-time staff members; serves as liaison to PharmD student organizations and class officers; and works closely with the Director of Academic Programs and Administration to manage the Professional Studies budget.
The Program Director of Professional Studies will have strong leadership and communication skills; extreme attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines while managing multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment; demonstrated ability to be flexible and creatively problem-solve when confronted with challenging circumstances; be a productive and collaborative team member. This position is expected to be in the office during university business hours and works some nights and weekends.
Master's degree in Higher Education, Student Affairs, or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience; at least two years of managerial and administration experience; strong communication, organizational, and time management skills.
Experience working with professional program.
Target Salary: $58,000.00 - $68,000.00 Annually
Job Category: Administrative and Professional
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