Director, Master Of Engineering Management Program

Dartmouth College Hanover , NH 03755

Posted 2 months ago

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Position Information

Posting date 05/18/2022 Closing date Open Until Filled Yes Position Number 1000308 Position Title Director, Master of Engineering Management Program Department this Position Reports to Thayer School Hiring Range Minimum $106,500 Hiring Range Maximum $133,100 SEIU Level Not an SEIU Position FLSA Status Exempt Employment Category Regular Full Time Scheduled Months per Year 12 Scheduled Hours per Week 40 Schedule Location of Position

Thayer School

15 Thayer Drive

Hanover, NH 03755

Remote Work Eligibility? Hybrid Is this a term position? No If yes, length of term in months. Is this a grant funded position? No Position Purpose

The Director of the MEM Program is responsible for working with the MEM Executive Director for ongoing delivery, maintenance, growth, and evolution of the MEM Program; working in collaboration with Thayer School faculty, staff, and administration to identify and prepare the next generation of MEM program graduate leaders to engage with industry in corporate-sponsored class projects, in finding summer internships, and in obtaining full-time job placements in which they are prepared to solve problems through engineering thinking, research, and innovation, with a human-centered impact; reaching beyond Thayer School to inspire and deliver mutually beneficial and collaborative experiences such as student exchanges with Dartmouth, as well as with other graduate and professional schools. To accomplish this mission, the Director of the MEM Program will also work closely with the Director of Industry Engagement, the Admissions Marketing Director, Admissions Director, and the MEM Program Coordinator.

Description

The Master of Engineering Management (MEM) program at Dartmouth is an immersive experience for engineering and science graduates who seek to become leaders in businesses and organizations driven by technology. Learn more by visiting https://mem.dartmouth.edu/.

Required Qualifications

  • Education and Yrs Exp Masters or equivalent combination of education and experience Required Qualifications

  • Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Master's degree in a relevant field.

  • At least five years' experience.

  • Proven leadership and management skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with students, staff, faculty, administrators, and a broad range of internal and external stakeholders.

  • Initiative and judgment in managing sensitive issues.

  • Ability to articulate ideas clearly and to disseminate information relevant to the program both internally and externally.

  • Commitment to diversity and to serving the needs of a diverse population.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Masters in Engineering or Management degree is preferred.

Department Contact for Cover Letter and Title Geoff Parker, Executive Director Talent Acquisition Consultant Ray Garcia Equal Opportunity Employer

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

Background Check

Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

Special Instructions to Applicants

All Dartmouth College employees, whether working on-site or remotely, are required to be up to date with vaccination against COVID-19 (or to have received an approved exemption from vaccination through the Office of Institutional Diversity and Equity). Please visit https://dartgo.org/vaxpolicy for details. Compliance with this requirement is a condition of employment. Failure to meet this condition of employment may result in Dartmouth in its sole discretion delaying your start date or rescinding its offer of employment.

Quick Link https://searchjobs.dartmouth.edu/postings/63191

Key Accountabilities

Description

Recruiting / Admissions

Works closely with colleagues in the Academic and Student Affairs office at Thayer for student recruitment and admissions:

  • Develops content for the MEM student recruiting process.

  • Participates in monthly Information Session Webinars that are run by the Admissions Director.

  • Participates in the final admissions decision process.

  • Runs orientation.

  • Supports student engagement, answers program questions as part of the admissions process.

  • Supports agreements with other academic institutions.

Percentage Of Time 15% Description

Advising

  • Advises students on internships, full-time career placement, and other relevant matters.

  • Partners with Career Services at Thayer to ensure timely and relevant support for students.

  • Advises students on curriculum options; works with students to develop a valid course plan.

  • Guides the students on their professional preparation.

  • Implements and supports programs and services to meet student needs.

  • Coordinates with orientation staff.

  • Coordinates the delivery of ENGM 387 (Professional Skills).

Percentage Of Time 25% Description

Master of Engineering Management Project Course (ENGG 390)

  • Supports MEM students in their search for ENGG 390 projects/internships by putting them in touch with companies, alumni, Corporate Collaboration Council (CCC) members, the Director of Industry Engagement at Thayer, and others who may be of assistance.

  • Supports the delivery of ENGG 390 by creating and providing materials and hosting workshops that educate students regarding ENGG 390 requirements and schedule.

  • Maintains program connection with students throughout the summer.

  • Oversees the coordination of the informal practice sessions with CCC members designed to support students in preparing for their formal presentations for ENGG 390.

  • Oversees the coordination of the formal sessions in which students present their work in ENGG 390.

Percentage Of Time 15% Description

Alumni, Industry, CCC Relations

  • Liaises with the MEM CCC, working closely with the Council Chair to arrange meetings, agenda, conference calls, and to develop CCC workstreams.

  • Stewards CCC relationships and develops new members, with a focus to grow membership, including travel to visit the corporate members.

  • Organizes alumni outreach in various cities (e.g., Boston, New York City, San Francisco) in person, or virtually (e.g., dinners, receptions, site visits).

  • Oversees creation and distribution of MEM alumni newsletter.

  • Identifies new opportunities for partnership with various offices at Thayer and/or Dartmouth in support of MEM Program alumni, including but not limited to the Thayer Advancement office and Industry Engagement office.

Percentage Of Time 15% Description

Budget

  • Oversees the MEM budget to ensure appropriate adherence to approved budget and Thayer/Dartmouth fiscal policies.

  • Develops and manages all budget and financial monitoring activities.

  • Regularly provides updates to Program Director and Thayer Finance Office.

  • Serves as primary fiscal liaison with Thayer Finance Office for the MEM program.

Percentage Of Time 5% Description

New Initiatives

  • Coordinates in discovery of and discussions related to new initiatives such as determining the optimal on-line delivery model.

  • Participates in strategic decision-making for the program.

  • Works with MEM program leadership and staff to implement new initiatives for the MEM program.

Percentage Of Time 15% Description

Website / Social Media

  • Develops strategy for and oversees implementation of website and social media presence (e.g., LinkedIn, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook).

  • Works with the Program Coordinator to execute plan.

  • Oversees work of student intern(s) on social media strategy as needed.

Percentage Of Time 5% Description

MEM Program Consortium

  • Represents Dartmouth on the MEM Program Consortium.

  • Attends biannual MEMPC meetings.

  • Oversees planning and execution of the MEMPC meeting when held at Dartmouth.

  • Coordinates MEMPC finances.

Percentage Of Time 5%

  • -- Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others. -- Performs other duties as assigned

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  • How did you hear about this employment opportunity?

  • Talent Acquisition Consultant

  • AbilityJOBS

  • American Library Association

  • CareerBuilder

  • Chronicle of Higher Education

  • Chronicle of Philanthropy

  • Dartmouth College Employment Website

  • Glassdoor

  • Internal Employee Referral

  • HERC

  • Higher Ed Jobs

  • Indeed

  • Inside Higher Ed Jobs

  • LinkedIn

  • National Black MBA Association

  • Recruit Military

  • Prospanica

  • Valley News

  • Other (Please specify below)

  • If you answered "Other" to the above question, please specify here

(Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents

  • Resume

  • Cover Letter

Optional Documents

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