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The Summer and Special Programs unit within the School of Continuing Studies is responsible for hosting over 1500 undergraduate and graduate students and over 2500 high school students each year in a variety of credit and non-credit programs. The Summer and Special Programs unit is currently seeking a positive and collaborative leader to fill the role of Assistant Dean of High School Programs.
Reporting to the Associate Dean for Summer and Special Programs, the Assistant Dean for High School Programs provides leadership and oversight in the creation, preparation, delivery, and closing of approximately 30 high school programs in various formats for both residential and commuter students. S/he manages four direct staff reports and indirectly manages faculty and seasonal staff involved in our summer programs for high school students. The main areas of responsibility include: New Program Development, Program and Project Management, Marketing and Enrollment Management, Budgeting and Accounting, Student and Academic Affairs, and Staff Supervision and Management. The incumbent has additional duties that include but are not limited to:
Manages enrollment services including working with SCS marketing and meeting program enrollment projections, ensuring the smooth operation of the student life cycle through various systems, the efficient and strategic application of scholarship funds, and developing and reporting program analytics to track the health of each program.
Oversees all high school program planning, preparation and delivery including the development of program budgets, maintaining costs, and overseeing vendor and payroll payments.
Develops and delivers summer program staff training and training events, particularly for those supervising minors and the development, delivery and oversight of student Sunday check-ins.
Manages Faculty searches, including advertising, interviewing and hiring, working with main campus and GUMC faculty, including full-time ordinary and non-ordinary, and other academic partners to develop program content and curricula for delivery in non-credit and credit formats, including online.
Acts as an SCS liaison with student campus support systems including working with the Office of Residential Living, the Office of Compliance, the Honor Council, the University Registrar and Student Health Services in preparation for student arrival and during the various programs.
Develops and updates existing Memorandum of Understanding with external partners to ensure significant revenue streams to the University and the delivery of SCS provisions.
5 to 7 years demonstrated experience in higher education program management
Experience with program development and management
Experience with vendors, marketing, faculty, high school students, parents, and managing enrollments throughout the student life cycle
Preferred Requirements and Qualifications:
Proficiency in MS Office, including Excel is required, and Google Suite
Knowledge of Banner, Cognos, Destiny, TargetX, and Georgetown Management System is helpful.
Due to the nature of our programming, some evening and weekend work will be required, especially in the summer months.
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