Target Hire Date 07/06/2020 - 6 days to go Join our community and experience Emerson College!
Emerson College, the nation's only four-year institution dedicated exclusively to majors in communication and the arts, is committed to an active, intentional, and ongoing engagement with diversityin people, curriculum, and the college's intellectual and geographic communities. The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) seeks a professional who brings innovation, creativity, and impact to our student body, and who brings a greater depth, breadth, and diversity to our educational and programmatic experiences.
The Communication Sciences & Disorders (CSD) online Master's program, Speech@Emerson is seeking candidates for the Associate Director, Program & Student Support position. The person in this role will collaborate with program and department leadership to oversee and facilitate the implementation of several program and student functions, including student advising and academic progress, as well as organizing the three-day on-campus Immersion program. The Associate Director will contribute to admissions, comprehensive exams, and placement support. The Associate Director will be a certified Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) and will contribute their knowledge to the day-to-day implementation and oversight of the master's program and its students in collaboration with the program leadership team. The Associate Director will be expected to problem-solve, inform and develop policy, and be able to demonstrate thoughtful, strategic, and student-focused decision making.
Essential Functions of the Role:
Oversees student advising, academic progress and the Immersion experience.
Informs, manages, and participates in student advising, including messaging of program information and American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) requirements.
Develops programmatic goals/strategies and refines program policies and procedures in collaboration with Communication Sciences & Disorders leadership.
Manages hiring, training and evaluation of direct staff.
Manages recruitment and personnel projections for Immersion.
Inform and deliver seminars and sessions as part of Immersion and overall student experience.
Develops and oversees data management and filing systems and oversees entry and maintenance of data.
Manages and analyzes budgets and prepares reports and projections.
Writes and designs program literature.
Presents information and results to management and stakeholders.
Analyzes evaluations of immersion student outcome and experiences, drafts reports.
Master's degree with national certification in speech-language pathology and state licensure required.
At least three years of experience as a clinical educator and/or in an administrative leadership role within an academic setting.
Managerial experience overseeing staff members.
Demonstrated ability to interact with students, administrators, faculty, and other team members.
Able to work occasional nights, weekends, and during program Immersions.
Able to present effectively to small and large groups and to work productively with a wide range of constituents in a diverse community.
Able to handle sensitive issues and maintain confidentiality.
Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment, with demonstrated ability and comfort to handle multiple tasks and projects.
Able to exercise sound judgment, work independently and employ decision making skills.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including editing and proofreading.
Strong planning and organizational skills.
Fluent with webinar technology (i.e. Zoom, WebEx, GoToMeeting, and Skype).
Proficient with Microsoft Office and presentation software.
About Us Emerson College is the nations only four-year institution dedicated exclusively to majors in communication and the arts in a liberal arts context. Its main campus is located in the center of the dynamic multicultural city of Boston, in close proximity to major publishing houses, arts institutions, and research centers. The college also has campuses in Los Angeles and the Netherlands. Emerson College enrolls over 4,300 graduate and undergraduate students from more than 70 countries and all 50 states.
Diversity Statement Emerson College believes diversity enriches the educational experience by providing students with the opportunity to learn from individuals who may have different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. Engagement with diversity in the curriculum, in our co-curricular offerings, and all other aspects of the College enhances the personal and intellectual growth of all members of our campus community. Emerson is committed to strengthening communities, including our workplace, by fostering the development of the intercultural competencies necessary for meaningful citizenship in an increasingly complex, pluralistic society. Emerson College does not discriminate on the basis of sex/gender in its educational programs or activities. Emerson has designated the Associate Vice President, Title IX, and Clery Coordinator to respond to inquiries regarding the College Sexual Misconduct Policy. The Title IX Coordinator may be reached at 8 Park Plaza, Transportation Bldg, Room 230 Boston, MA 02116; Telephone: 617-824-8999; email: email@example.com
Annual Clery Report n accordance with the federal Clery and Campus SaVE Acts, Emerson College commits to providing all current and prospective students and employees with access to the annual campus security reports for each of our campuses. This report may be accessed from the Emerson College Police Department website.
Emerson College is the nation’s premier private college dedicated exclusively to majors in communication and the arts in a liberal arts context. It is located in the theater district in the dynamic multi-cultural city of Boston in close proximity to major arts institutions, media outlets, and research centers. The College enrolls 3,783 undergraduate students and 641 graduate students from 71 countries and 48 states. Emerson College is committed to an active, intentional, and ongoing engagement with diversity – in its people, in the curriculum, and in the College’s intellectual, social, cultural and geographical communities. Our inclusive excellence framework recognizes that institutional excellence comes from fully engaging with diversity in all aspects of institutional activities. Members of historically under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.