1) Curriculum oversight: Manage overall curricular quality for the Master of Science in Analytics program. 2) Vet, hire, and review program instructors, in collaboration with the MScA faculty advisory committee. 3) Seek and integrate feedback from students, committee members, and employers into the curriculum for continuous improvement. 4) Assist instructors in locating appropriate data sets, case studies, and applied materials for their courses. 5) Assist students in developing appropriate capstone projects and locating a project mentor. Ensure appropriate student access to software programs for use in the program. 6) Lead meetings of the programâ™s UC Faculty Advisory Committee, at least annually, preparing agendas, materials, data, and evaluations for committee review. 7) Maintain regular contact with committee members and fill vacant positions on the committee. 8) Oversee the instructor hiring process to ensure compliance with University HR policies and practices. 9) Screen and interview Lecturers for teaching appointment and make recommendations for appointment to Provostâ™s office, with appropriate materials. 10) Develop and implement a faculty review process in collaboration with other directors. 11) Report regularly to senior leadership and the advisory board on instructional matters. 12) Oversee the program budgets and monitor programâ™s fiscal performance, within guidelines established by the University and the School. 13) Work collaboratively with UCPE staff, including marketing, enrollment management, and other directors to ensure the quality and growth of programs. Oversee admissions review of prospective students. 14) Manage IRB process, as necessary, for student capstone projects; Collaborate with Associate Dean in staffing an external advisory committee to provide ongoing input from an industry perspective. 15) Conduct annual evaluations to measure program quality; report progress to senior leadership, advisory committee, and University officials. Conduct comprehensive five-year program evaluation.
Unit Preferred Competencies 1) Ability to communicate effectively with a variety of stakeholders, including faculty, students, university administrators, and corporate partners 2) Ability to work collaboratively as well as independently to execute work 3) Ability to multitask; anticipate and manage workload effectively during peak busy seasons 4) Ability to represent the School and the University in a positive and professional manner with stakeholders and in public settings 5) Ability to successfully navigate both an entrepreneurial and process-oriented environment
Working Conditions 1) Primary location in downtown Chicago, Gleacher Center with some work in Hyde Park as needed 2) Position requires some evening hours for administration and teaching during evening class times to ensure appropriate contact with students and program faculty. 3) Flexible schedule to accommodate evening hours, determined in collaboration with Associate Dean.
1) Masters degree in a relevant field; Ph.D.
1) At least 5 years of relevant management and/or academic administrative experience; experience with budget and staff management
2) Teaching experience at the university level
2) Cover Letter
3) Contact Information (3) Professional References
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