Reporting to the Senior Associate Director of Academic Affairs, the Assistant Director manages and executes academic affairs policies and activities for all of the Executive MBA (EMBA) Programs.
Manages the academic review process, including the awarding of academic honors. Monitors and ensures satisfactory academic performance. Creates individual student letters and academic reports as needed, for use during the end-of-term student academic review.
Manages the Leave of Absence and Withdrawal process, liaises with Financial Aid and the University Registrar's office to ensure proper coding of off-track students. Liaises with the University Office of Disability Services to ensure services are provided for EMBA students who need them.
Tracks student progress toward graduation, and certifies degree eligibility for all EMBA students.
Communicates grading requirements to faculty.
Advises students regarding elective course selection. Creates reports and documents for use in the elective course selection process.
Assists the Senior Associate Director on all aspects of registration, including course creation in the School's registration system, BOSS; and the management of the cross-registration and independent study/team project application processes.
Manages the planning and coordination of the exchange program with the London Business School.
Coordinates with the Samberg Institute and the student affairs officer to set up the pre-MBA work for incoming students.
Communicates pre-term information to faculty.
Manages exam scheduling and administration, including the exemption exam process.
Coordinates date and time scheduling of EMBA courses.
Synchs all partnership registration for EMBA-Global programs, ensuring grades are entered and updated when necessary.
Performs other assignments and projects as needed.
Bachelor's degree and/or its equivalent required. Minimum 2-4 years related experience preferably in higher education.
Must be detail-oriented and have excellent interpersonal and organizational skills and an ability to work on multiple projects in a high volume environment. Must be proficient with Microsoft Office. Excellent communication skills to work successfully with students, staff, and faculty. The ability to exercise discretion and judgment in confidential matters is required. Ability to work weekends and evenings is required.
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