The Assistant Director of SGPS Management and Accounting Programs serves as an academic leader of the Business, Management, and Accounting programs offered by the School of Graduate and Professional Studies. The Assistant Director aides the director in oversight of the academic programming, academic assessment, accreditation, and academic services related to these programs. In addition, the Assistant Director has teaching responsibility in SGPS programs. The Assistant Director reports to the Director of Graduate Management & Accounting Programs and the Dean of the School of Graduate and Professional Studies and assists faculty members, staff members, and students, by fulfilling the responsibilities as outlined below.
• Provide leadership and oversight of the SGPS Business, Management, and Accounting programs, including but not limited to ongoing operations, e.g. course scheduling, course development, and adjunct faculty hires; • Assists in ensuring program assessment is well designed, occurs regularly, and is utilized in making curricular and programmatic decisions; • Assists in the marketing, outreach and recruitment associated with the programs, including responding to prospective students, participating in information fairs, advertising and developing professional cohorts; • Meets with students, as needed, to handle student issues; provides academic/career advice to students; • Assists in developing annual goals for the program; • Works with graduate admissions to support enrollment goals for the program; • Works with external organizations in developing relationships, including but not limited to establishing internships, securing guest speakers, etc. • Communication updates and syllabi review/collection per term along with course shell audits; • Coordinate classroom space each term for residency courses, confirm tech availability, and instructor needs; • Support residency sessions and serve as a team lead; • Support schedule development and course materials (handouts/tracking sheets/support staff, etc.); • Teaches 4 courses per year in SGPS Business, Management, and/or Accounting programs.
Education • Masters degree required; • Terminal Degree in a management related field Preferred.
Experience • Minimum 5 years’ experience in management or accounting positions; • Experience developing and implementing academic or training programs, preferably in both online and face-to-face environments; • Evidence of successful academic planning and implementation, program development and evaluation, and personnel and budget management; • Evidence of teaching and scholarly or professional attainment.
Skills & Knowledge • Knowledge of faculty development and teaching at graduate and undergraduate levels in online and face-to-face environments; • Knowledge of effective classroom teaching, especially as associated with experiential learning; • Ability to represent the College effectively to internal and external stakeholders; • Ability to lead program in seeking and maintaining independent accreditation; • Strong analytic, writing, communication, and presentation skills.
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