The assistant director for dual enrollment programs assists with the coordination of dual enrollment initiatives across the institution, including serving as the central coordinator of the College Credit Plus (CC+) program. The position works closely with the director to foster and manage strategic relationships and partnerships with secondary schools/districts and other constituents, promoting dual enrollment activities in alignment with overall recruitment and admission strategies and with staff in academic and administrative units to maintain and improve university-wide processes that support the recruitment, admission, and enrollment of CC+ students. Additionally, the person in this position assists the director with ensuring that all necessary compliance and reporting required by the university, the state, and accrediting bodies is conducted, manages data reporting needs for dual enrollment and provides support for orientation and academic advising of CC+ students. Additionally, this position represents the institution at CC+ information programs, on the phone and in person to prospective students; reviews CC+ applications for eligibility / admission purposes and serves the university as a trusted source for the most up-to-date accurate information, best practices and institutional policies and practices for the Ohio University community.
Serve as the College Credit Plus (CC+) programs central university-wide coordinator and assist with the facilitation of dual enrollment activities on all locations where courses are offered by the university. Assist the director with the development and articulation of long-term, university-wide strategies for Ohio University's approach to CC+ and manage the day-to-day activities and changes associated with the program's implementation. In collaboration with university stakeholders, coordinate appropriate business processes to support CC+ and other dual enrollment related programs. Partner with University College to manage academic advising, orientation and help facilitate access to student services as needed. Manage semester-based reporting initiatives, including submission of the official State roster for billing purposes, roster change management and ODDEX reconciliation processes. Maintain and edit as needed, official documentation pertaining to the CC+ program, including the official CC+ manual, procedural related documentation and training materials.
Under supervision of the director, maintain the implementation of CC+ processes that align with, support, and complement existing recruitment, admission and enrollment strategies to achieve enrollment goals outlined in the Strategic Enrollment Management Plan. Investigate and inform new freshman and transfer recruitment strategies based on opportunities created by an increase of statewide dual enrollment activities. In coordination with admissions operations and university-wide admission centers, manage the CC+ application process and monitor and enforce admission standards across all campuses.
Recommend and assist with the implementation of innovative, creative, appropriate recruitment pipeline programming for Ohio's CC+ students that encourages degree-seeking opportunities on Athens and the regional campuses. Coordinate with university stakeholders to strategically facilitate required notification and promotion of enrollment opportunities in accordance with state requirements and university recruitment objectives. Represents the institution at information programs, college fairs, high schools, community colleges and on the phone and in person to prospective students; reviews applications for eligibility / admission purposes.
Assist with the management of complex relationships and partnerships between Ohio University and secondary schools, working closely with the director and the assistant dean of regional higher education to manage and leverage connections between the development of new CC+ activities and longstanding recruitment and admission strategies. Participate in annual CC+ partnership meetings on all campuses. Facilitate communication between recruitment and student services staff, academic personnel, and secondary school/district personnel involved with dual enrollment. Partner with the associate director for transfer credit and articulation management to create and promote 15- and 30-credit pathways that support student success; identify extended program pathways as necessary. Assist in the development of strategies to promote Ohio University's graduate programs and credentialing opportunities to secondary partners; work with departments to identify teachers who may be eligible to teach dual enrollment courses. Encourage and promote credentialing programs. Partner with academic units to manage the teacher application and approval process and to implement and maintain mentorship and professional development programming for approved high school teachers as required by CC+ rules.
Serve as a subject matter expert on dual enrollment and internal consultant to faculty and staff on all campuses. Create and maintain fluid communication with personnel on all campuses, colleges, departments, and other administrative units about the CC+ program. Partner with the director for communication, director for admissions operations to develop and implement CC+ communication plans as required by law and in support of CC+ constituents. Partner with the director to develop and engage in an ongoing assessment plan for CC+, including analysis of admission guidelines and practices. Regularly report results and advocate for appropriate changes for continuous improvement of the CC+ program. Monitor and facilitate compliance with university, state, and accrediting body requirements.
Bachelor’s degree required by start date.
Valid driver’s license required; ability to travel independently overnight.
Successful incumbents must pass routine and continual background checks, university judiciary reviews and driving record audits.
A minimum of three years of related work experience.
The incumbent liaises with secondary school and district personnel, university staff, faculty and administrative/academic leadership, Board of Regents and other state agencies, and leadership of other institutions. As a result, this position requires an extraordinary level of discretion, professionalism, diplomacy, and tact.
Must have the ability to understand and abide by the Statements and Principles of Good Practice of the National Association for College Admissions Counseling.
Must have the ability to interpret State of Ohio policies regarding dual enrollment, transferability guidelines, recruitment and admissions standards, articulation and transfer clearinghouse policies, university transfer credit policy, and University System of Ohio policies.
The incumbent must possess knowledge of and abide by CC+ legislation.
The incumbent must possess a broad perspective on the university, curricula, statewide practices, transfer credit practices within higher education and familiarity with accreditation standards.
Planning Unit: Office of the Provost
Applicants may contact this person if they have questions about this position: Rob Callahan, email@example.com, 740-593-2576
Employment Type: Full-Time Regular
The hiring range for pay grade 15 is $39,506-$61,234 and the target salary range for this position is $39,506-$44,938. Salary is commensurate with education and experience, while also considering internal equity. Please find the full pay structure at the following link. https://www.ohio.edu/hr/compensation-pay/pay-structures/classified-and-administrative-pay-structure Employees enjoy a generous benefits package such as paid holidays, sick time, personal time, a tuition waiver up to 100% for self and dependents, a comprehensive insurance package (including but not limited to prescription, vision, dental, and life insurance), an excellent retirement plan with up to a 14% company contribution, a 12-week parental leave program, adoption reimbursement, transgender care, flextime and flexplace policies, counseling and mental health care, access to professional development programs and more. Additional information is available at https://www.ohio.edu/hr/benefits.
Internal Number: 31017
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