Program Director, General Studies, Campus Position

first_imgOtherresponsibilitiesas determinedby the Campus Dean ofAcademicAffairs orCampus Director, and DepartmentChair/CollegeDean. POSITION SUMMARY:TheProgramDirector is amember of thefaculty(rankcommensuratewithexperience)who alsoholds anadministrativeappointmentrelated tomanaging aspecificprogram orprograms.Responsibilitiesinclude:classroominstruction,day-to-dayprogramoperations,assistingstudentstoward successful term-by-term progression andgraduation, partnering with Campus leadership and the admissions,academic support and financial aid staff to generate a prospectivestudent pool, partnering with the Campus President or Director tomaintain program viability, and staffingthe classroomwithinstructorswho support theMission of theUniversityand provide a high-quality learningexperiencefor the student. TheProgramDirector engagesin professional associations,businesses and the local community as necessary topromotethe visibility andstature of theprogram(s). The Program Directorabides bythe mandates setby the SouthUniversityBoard ofTrustees,Chancellor,Vice ChancellorofAcademicAffairs,the CampusPresident or Director, andthe CampusExecutiveCommittee.KEY JOB ELEMENTS: Experiencewithcomputerizedadministrativesystems.Proficientwith the use ofstandardofficeapplicationson personalcomputers. Abilityto read,understand,interpret andimplementaccreditationcriteria andstate agencyregulations. Collaboratewith the Campus Director or Directorof Academic Affairs and Operations (DOAAO) andfellowDirectorsand withthe DepartmentChair concerning:scheduling,sharingfaculty,curriculumand other issues to support student learning and facilitateefficient resource use. Facilitatethesubmissionof required programmaticreports anddocumentation,includinggraduationrates,performanceon statelicensingorcertificationexaminationsandemploymentrates. Benefits:*Medical*Dental*VisionFSA/HSATuition Assistant ProgramLong/Short Term DisabilityLife InsuranceEmployee Assistance Program401KGenerous Paid Time Off12 Paid Holidays* includes domestic partner coverage Master’s degree with aconcentration in Math or Statistics. A minimum of 18 graduatesemester hours in the teaching discipline is required. Candidateswith a Ph.D in Mathematics of Statistics are preferred. Significantexperience and college-level teaching experience preferred;applicants with a minimum of five years of Mathematics teachingexperience below the college-level alsoconsidered. Select,train,develop,manage, andleadregular andadjunctfacultyaccording totheguidelinesprovidedby the Campus Director/DeanofAcademicAffairs,the Department Chair and inaccordance withthe policiesand proceduresof theUniversity/Campus. REQUIREMENTS: Collaborate with academic counsellors andadmissions, financial aid and student services personnel to assistwith enrolling qualified students. Participate in program-relatedCampus events as indicated, including New Student Orientation,Pinning or other ceremonies, graduations, etc. Abilitytoresolveinquiriesandcomplaintsfromemployees,students,regulatoryagencies, ormembers of theacademic orbusinesscommunity. Partner with the campus leadership(President, Director and/or Dean) to generate a strategicenrollment plan for the program. Notifythe College Dean and campus Director/DOAAO of anyexpected orunexpectedsubstantivechange within the programandof any changeininstitutionalaccreditationstatus or legalauthority toprovidepostsecondaryeducation. Support College-level initiativesand directives to maintain compliancewithaccreditationand state regulatorycriteriaand adhere to allUniversity and campus policies and procedures. In the absence of a DepartmentChair, partner with the College Dean to oversee accreditationactivities on his/her campus which are normally handled by theDepartment Chair. Participateinfacultydevelopmenteach year asrequired. Inpartnership with campus leadership, develop and support a plan foroutreach activities to generate a prospective student poolsufficient to sustain and grow the program, consistent with thestrategic enrollment plan. Effectivelyadministerandgrow the program(s)includingcurriculumdevelopment, programassessment, studentregistration/advisement,andcommunityand campusrelations. Supportand execute as neededUniversity initiativesdesigned toachievestudentcompletionrates as outlined inthe University’sstrategicplanning. SouthUniversity is an Equal Opportunity Employer and embraces diversityas a critical step in ensuring employee, student and graduatesuccess. We are committed to building and developing a diverseenvironment where a variety of ideas, cultures and perspectives canthrive. Performinstructionalduties asassigned asoutlined intheFacultyjob descriptionand inaccordance withtheprovisionsof FacultySupplement tothe SouthUniversityEmployeeHandbook. Abilitytoeffectivelypresentinformationtofaculty,academic andcampus leaders,university leaders,and publicgroups. South University, the right direction for abrighter future. Otherrequirementsspecificto thediscipline. Wednesday, April 14, 2021What’s next for you is the first priorityfor us! With over 45 programs from associate to doctoral degrees,South University is a private institution dedicated to providingeducational opportunities that spark the intellectual, social andprofessional development of a diverse studentpopulation.Our 120-year story—past, present andfuture—is a history formed by the many individuals who havedeveloped the education and spirit of community that have becomeour pledge to the students, faculty, staff, alumni and supportersof South University. Online and at our 8 locations and 2 learningsites, we take pride in our welcoming environment; one-on-onesupport and personalized attention that helps students define goalsand identify the means to pursue them. Our small classes featurehands-on experiences that not only shape students’ skills andexcellence in their chosen fields but also shape their charactersthrough encouraging community involvement, volunteerism and thepursuit of life-long learning.Visit today to learn moreabout what makes us stand apart as a place to Belong, Believeand Become, a place where you can make a difference in thelives of students eager to learn and grow. ENVIRONMENT:The duties andcharacteristics described here are representative of those anemployee encounters while performing the essential functions ofthis job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualifiedindividuals with disabilities to perform the essentialfunctions.The term “qualified individual with a disability” meansan individual with a disability who, with or without reasonableaccommodation, can perform the essential functions of theposition.While performing the duties of this job, the employee isregularly required to communicate professionally in person, overthe telephone, through email and other electronic means, move aboutthe office or school, handle various types of media and equipment,and visually or otherwise identify, observe and assess. Theemployee is occasionally required to lift up to 10 pounds unlessotherwise specified in the jobdescription. Selectand developaProgramAdvisoryCouncil(PAC) thatmeets at least twice peryear. Required Education Master’s Degree Other details A minimum of two years successfulperformance in a full-time university-level teaching role and priormanagement experience in higher education or in anotherorganization within the program director’sdiscipline.last_img read more