Classified Title: Academic Program Administrator Working Title: Engineering Innovation Online Program Manager Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/MC Starting Salary Range: $44,748 to $61,610 annually Employee group: Full Time Schedule: 37.5 Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 01-MD:Homewood Campus Department name: 10001500-Center for Educational Outreach Personnel area: Whiting School of Engineering
The Engineering Innovation Online Program Manager will report to the Engineering Innovation Director in the Whiting School of Engineering’s Center for Educational Outreach. The Engineering Innovation Online Program Manager will be fully responsible for implementation and growth of the new Engineering Innovation online college-level programs (currently only Biomedical Engineering Innovation) including curriculum development, instructional staff recruiting and hiring, logistical support, lab kit procurement and distribution, evaluation of program, and handling student recruitment, application review, and the decision and enrollment processes. The Engineering Innovation Online Program Manager will also assist with the implementation of the traditional Engineering Innovation Summer Program. These duties will include serving as a site manager for a number of the EI locations and assisting the new WSE admissions office with recruitment, application review and the decision and enrollment processes.
The vision of the Center for Educational Outreach (CEO) is to increase the number of STEM leaders from underrepresented groups going into STEM fields. Our mission is to engage JHU students, staff and faculty to prepare PK-12 students, particularly those underrepresented in STEM fields, for college and inspire them to choose STEM as a career. Our strategy is to offer STEM educational outreach to Baltimore City Public School students and to expand Engineering Innovation to reach more high school students in the U.S.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Online Engineering Innovation Program Operations (40%)
Run the online programs including Biomedical Engineering Innovation (BMEI) in collaboration
BMEI offered at least three times each year (Spring, Summer, Fall sessions).
Increase the number of students who enroll in this program to 120/session (360/yr) over next 4 years.
Work with JHU faculty to update the course assessments each session.
Recruit, admit, and enroll BMEI students with new WSE admissions office.
Intentionally recruit qualified women and underrepresented minorities.
Address any concerns students raise with the course.
Keep accurate recruitment, application and enrollment spreadsheets.
Manage the BMEI program Blackboard sites.
Process student enrollments and withdrawals with the Office of the Registrar and the Office of Student Accounts.
Work with External Evaluator to develop an evaluation plan for online programs.
Research, analyze and identify suitable topics for new engineering online programs.
Implement the new engineering online programs.
Identify JHU Faculty to develop new online courses for high schools students.
Work with EP instructional designer to prepare the course materials.
Fully implement the new courses.
Assist the WSE Development Office with securing grants, gifts and other funding to support the program.
As the scope of the online programs grow, we anticipate that the time dedicated to this work will increase vs time supporting EI summer program.
Other duties as assigned.
Engineering Innovation Summer Program Support (35%)
In collaboration with the Engineering Innovation Director and Assistant Director of the traditional Engineering Innovation Summer Program for High School students (EI) – likely to be as much as 60% of time spent from April – July.
Recruit, admit, and enroll EI students.
Process the enrollment forms for EI.
Serve as a site manager for one or more of the EI sites.
Provide support to events that occur on the Homewood Campus during EI.
Residential Check-In Day.
Spaghetti Bridge Ceremony Day Logistics.
Technical Assistance for Online and Traditional Engineering Innovation Programs (15%)
Assist the EI Office with the transition from ApplyYourself to SLATE for the Application and Enrollment Process.
Manage the online programs Blackboard sites and assist with the management of the EI program Blackboard sites.
Provide Social Media support for both the online and summer EI programs.
Ensure fidelity of use of outreach database.
Analyze evaluators’ reports and make modifications as needed.
Collect data to be able to analyze different outcomes, if any, of women and underrepresented minorities.
Prepare and maintain records of student recruiting, application and enrollment data from year to year.
Provide data to Director and Assistant Dean as requested.
Compile evaluation results for online programs after each session.
Knowledge and Skill:
Time management skills, attention to detail and follow through.
Passion for STEM educational outreach.
Knowledge of pedagogy for teaching integrated STEM to 9th to 12th grade students and/or college freshmen.
Project management experience.
Strong communication (written and oral), organizational, customer service and interpersonal skills.
Proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Experience with Word Press, preferred.
Experience with Blackboard or similar course management tool, preferred.
Experience with marketing to high schools students and their parents using social media.
Knowledge of the engineering field.
Experience teaching hands-on STEM projects and the engineering design process, preferred.
Fair, Confident, Enthusiastic, And Personable.
Three years progressively responsible experience in program administration in an academic environment.
Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Bachelor’s degree in STEM or education or related, engineering preferred.
Three years of STEM education, youth development, educational outreach and/or mentoring experience required, grades 9-12 or college freshman level preferred.
Three years of experience in program coordination, project management and/or planning preferred.
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