Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking an Associate Director – Academic Operations (ADAO) for the SAS – Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology (CCB). This broad position provides a unique opportunity to make a major impact on the operations of a growing academic department. The ADAO works closely with the CCB Chair and Director to develop and coordinate administrative support for CCB's large and complex academic program. Aside from supporting its teaching and research missions, this role develops and directs academic personnel management and outreach initiatives for the Department.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Manages strategic and administrative aspects of CCB's academic program, including faculty hiring, promotions, and student appointments
Manages graduate admissions, recruitment and affairs – including support for instructional programs and course scheduling
Oversees outreach and stakeholder management – including department event planning
Directs CCB's environmental health and safety and sustainability programs
Minimum Education and Experience:
Requires a bachelor’s degree in science, education, business, management or related field.
Requires a minimum of five years of relevant research and/or academic program management experience, including basic knowledge of environmental health and safety.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Excellent communication skills and advanced computer literacy required.
Experience in people management and proven experience with outreach and stakeholder management.
Use of personal vehicle in order to travel for business demands; a valid driver's license would be required for this position.
Advanced degree in chemistry, education, business or related field preferred.
Experience with research safety, compliance, project management and communications.
Basic understanding of instructional scheduling software, student tracking systems and REHS protocol system.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Occasional travel to other Rutgers campuses and out-of-town travel for training and meetings.
Clean Driving Record
Posting Number: 19ST4023
Location: Busch (RU-New Brunswick)
Internal Number: 100516
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.