The Director of Academic Programs and Student Services serves as principal advisor to the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Assistant Dean of Undergraduate Studies in the College of Pharmacy with the leadership over the development of new and evaluation of existing initiatives/efforts that enrich the undergraduate and professional student experience. This role is responsible for the leadership and oversight for the operations of all student services/affairs at the undergraduate and professional levels to ensure efficiency and effectiveness by optimizing available resources and minimizing administrative traffic or interruptions. This includes the supervision of 6 full-time staff whose efforts are focused on serving and supporting undergraduate and professional students at all stages of their academic careers and providing support and guidance with the planning and execution of events and programming when needed. The Director also frequently interfaces with college and university stakeholders and maintains relationships that positively contribute to undergraduate and professional student programming. This role works closely with staff and leadership to maintain and make recommendations for undergraduate and professional program policies and procedures; with the Associate and Assistant Deans as well as with College Registrar to make decisions about course offerings; and serves on college committees as needed. The Director works with the Chief Administrative Officer and the college business office to understand implications of financial reports, trends and budgeting specific to Academic Affairs, Professional Studies, and Undergraduate Studies to build and manage budgets and expenditures and ensure that expected fiscal targets are met. This position is also responsible for overseeing the development and execution of Academic Affairs strategic planning in collaboration with Academic Affairs leadership, Academic Affairs annual reports, and the planning and execution of Academic Affairs meetings/retreats.
Master's degree in higher education, student affairs, college student personnel, or related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience; at least five years of experience supervising and managing full-time staff; demonstrated commitment to developing team members, recognizing and addressing conflicts, building and maintaining positive relationships, and actively contributing to achieve results; effective communication skills in all forms (verbal and written; one-on-one and group; etc.).
Experience supervising teams of six or more full-time staff; familiarity with health science programs and students; experience managing and projecting budgets.
Target Salary: $78,000.00 - $88,000.00 Annually
Job Category: Administrative and Professional
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