Assistant Director Of Graduate Programs And Research

University Of Chicago Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 5 months ago

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Department
2010053 BSD Senior Administration

About the Unit

The University of Chicago Biological Sciences Division (BSD) is recruiting an Assistant Director to oversee the development of Master's programs in conjunction with Associate Dean.

Job Family

Academic Affairs

Responsible for campus academic affairs functions, including general administration, administrative support, academic planning and analysis, academic programs, faculty affairs, faculty research and development, institutional studies, off-campus programs, teacher credential programs, and academic information systems.

Career Track and Job Level

Continuing Education

Manages day-to-day operations of continuing education programming, including residential summer programs for high school students and undergraduates. Develops and evaluates program curriculum, policies, and procedures. Conducts communications and outreach for these programs, and responds to inquiries from enrolled students.

P2: Requires knowledge and experience in own discipline; still acquiring higher-level knowledge and skills. Builds knowledge of the organization, processes and customers. Solves a range of straightforward problems. Analyzes possible solutions using standard procedures. Receives a moderate level of guidance and direction.

Role Impact

Individual Contributor

Responsibilities

The job provides professional support for continuing education programming. Uses knowledge of internal and external University issues to administer program curriculum, policies, and procedures. Conducts communications and outreach for these programs, and responds to inquiries from enrolled students.

  1. Collaborates with internal and external professionals to create new programs and enhance existing ones. Assists with evaluating the program curriculum, policies, and procedures., 2) Assists with planning and implementing program marketing activities, including the development of publications and Web site., 3) Gathers and analyzes data concerning program performance, and writes reports. Monitors program budgets., 4) May review work of and serve as a resource to program support staff and program instructors., 5) Performs other related work as needed.

Unit-specific Responsibilities

  1. Assist with research and writing proposals for new graduate programs.
  2. Organize Master's program committee meetings.
  3. Develop and maintaining project management plans for all Master's programs.
  4. Work with marketing, recruiting, and website teams to develop materials and promote programs.
  5. Organizing faculty meetings to foster research and educational collaborations.
  6. Identify grant opportunities and working with faculty to facilitate applications.
  7. Additional activities may include representing the BSD with other University departments in regards to graduate education and research.
  8. Management of other staff depending on management experience.

Unit-preferred Competencies

  1. Ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, and students.
  2. Ability to achieve objectives with minimal direction.
  3. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  4. Strong detail orientation and organizational skills.
  5. Professional demeanor including tact, discretion, and a customer service-oriented approach to the job.
  6. Ability to develop educational programs and curricula.
  7. Ability to establish good working relationships with people of different backgrounds.
  8. Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, set priorities, and meet deadlines.
  9. Knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Education, Experience, and Certifications

Minimum requirements include a college or university degree in related field.

Minimum requirements include knowledge and skills developed through 2-5 years of work experience in a related job discipline.

Preferred Qualifications

Education

  1. Graduate degree in a relevant field such as public health, social sciences, data science, computer science, and other related disciplines.

Experience

  1. Qualified candidates will have experience in working with students, teaching in a formal or informal setting, and conducting research.
  2. Experience working in university.

Required Documents

  1. Resume

NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application

FLSA Status

Exempt

Pay Frequency

Monthly

Pay Grade

Depends on Qualifications

Scheduled Weekly Hours
40

Benefits Eligible

Yes

Drug Test Required

No

Health Screen Required

No

Motor Vehicle Record Inquiry Required

No

Posting Date
2019-05-28-07:00

Remove from Posting On or Before
2019-11-28-08:00

Posting Statement

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination.

Staff Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-5800 or submit a request via Applicant Inquiry Form.

The University of Chicago's Annual Security & Fire Safety Report (Report) provides information about University offices and programs that provide safety support, crime and fire statistics, emergency response and communications plans, and other policies and information. The Report can be accessed online at: http://securityreport.uchicago.edu. Paper copies of the Report are available, upon request, from the University of Chicago Police Department, 850 E. 61st Street, Chicago, IL 60637.


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Assistant Director Of Graduate Programs And Research

University Of Chicago