Director, Yale Young Global Scholars

Yale University New Haven , CT 06501

Posted 2 months ago

Essential Duties
1.Directs one or more functional areas within an administrative department of the University and ensure compliance with University policies and procedures. 2. Directs analytic and research support for educational policies and planning and develops and approves administrative policies affecting assigned functional areas of the University. 3. Directs and establishes parameters for major projects for the department and University. 4. Interprets federal policies and regulations and educates staff and administration about regulations, restrictions, and the legal responsibilities of the University. 5. Directs and implements policy and program modifications and develops standards to ensure compliance with federal, state and local regulations. 6. Develops and administers an operating budget for the assigned department consistent with University policies and procedures. 7. Develops cost savings objectives and goals; authorizes major purchases and negotiates contracts that range from routine to complex in nature. 8. Establishes and implements long- and short-range goals for the functional area consistent with University goals and objectives. 9. Directs the development of related automated systems to support the function; determines office policies and procedures for use of automated systems. 10. Directs the evaluation and selection of vendors and negotiates contract details including work steps and pricing with the vendors on behalf of the assigned functional area. 11. Works with internal and external contacts to solve problems that range from routine to complex in nature. 12. Represents the University in discussions and negotiations with various governmental agencies. 13. Directs a staff of exempt and nonexempt employees. 14. May perform other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience

Bachelor's Degree in related field. Six years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Background Check Requirements

All candidates for employment will be subject to pre-employment background screening for this position, which may include motor vehicle, DOT certification, drug testing and credit checks based on the position description and job requirements. All offers are contingent upon the successful completion of the background check. Please visit www.yale.edu/hronline/careers/screening/faqs.html for additional information on the background check requirements and process.

Position Focus:

The Yale Young Global Scholars Program (YYGS, http://globalscholars.yale.edu) is the premier summer academic enrichment and leadership training program of its kind for talented high school students from around the world. Enrolling over 2,500 high school students through a highly competitive application process, YYGS participants represent more than 100 countries and all 50 U.S.

States.

For 2018-2019, the program will offer 13 sessions: 9 on Yale's campus as well as 4 in four other countries. Senior Yale faculty members lecture in the program while dedicated undergraduate, graduate, and professional school student instructors lead small-group discussions and supervise project work.

The Director serves as the chief operating officer of this dynamic, fast-growing organization dedicated to providing exceptional summer academic programming for promising high school students. Significant Director responsibilities include: articulate a multi-year strategic vision for continued program expansion and strengthened academic content; expand the applicant pool while maintaining admissions selectivity; ensure sound financial management, legal compliance and safety practices; promote access and solicit gifts through partnerships and scholarship support; manage a team of at least 15 full-time staff and 180 summer staff; provide intellectual and administrative leadership during YYGS sessions in New Haven and overseas; and serve as a key liaison to multiple internal and external stakeholders such as faculty members, senior administrators, donors, and other service providers.

Click here for more information https://globalscholars.yale.edu/director-yale-young-global-scholars-apply-now.


Preferred Education, Experience and

Skills:

Advanced degree in business, law, or in a social science, humanities, or STEM field relevant to the overall management or academic content of YYGS. Experience managing financial and administrative operations in a university setting. Ability to work evenings and weekends during the summers, to include a willingness to travel abroad for overseas programming.

Posting Disclaimer

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the essential functions that will be required of the position and should not be construed as a declaration of specific duties and responsibilities of the particular position. Employees will be assigned specific job-related duties through their hiring departments.

Affirmative Action Statement:

Yale University considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, an individual's sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 protects people from sex discrimination in educational programs and activities at institutions that receive federal financial assistance.

Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to the University's Title IX Coordinator, at TitleIX@yale.edu, or to the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, 8th Floor, Five Post Office Square, Boston MA 02109-3921. Telephone: 617.289.0111, Fax: 617.289.0150, TDD: 800.877.8339, or Email: ocr.boston@ed.gov.



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