Senior Manager for Program Development: Advanced Professional Development Program for the Post-Degree Workforce (7754)
Senior Manager for Program Development: Advanced Professional Development Program for the Post-Degree Workforce (JID 7754)
Administrative Analyst/Specialist III
Full Time / $5300 - $6867/mo.
CSUN's Commitment to You
CSUN is committed to achieving excellence through teaching, scholarship, learning and inclusion. Our values include a respect for all people, building partnerships with the community and the encouragement of innovation, experimentation and creativity. CSUN strives to cultivate a community in which a diverse population can learn and work in an atmosphere of civility and respect. CSUN is especially interested in candidates who make contributions to equity and inclusion in the pursuit of excellence for all members of the university community.
About the University
One of the largest universities in the country, California State University, Northridge (CSUN) is an urban, comprehensive university that delivers award-winning undergraduate and graduate programs to nearly 40,000 students annually and counts more than 330,000 alumni who elevate Southern California and beyond. Since its founding in 1958, CSUN has made a significant and long-term economic impact on California, generating nearly $1.9 billion in economic impact and more than 11,700 jobs each year. The LAEDC recognized CSUN as its 2015 Eddy Award winner for its positive economic impact. Serving more students on Pell Grants than any other institution in California, CSUN is also a social elevator and one of the most diverse universities in the country. CSUN ranks 13th in awarding bachelor's degrees to underrepresented minority students and seventh in bachelor's degrees to Latino students, serves the 13th largest Jewish student population, and enrolls the largest number of students who are Deaf and hard-of-hearing of any U.S. state university. The journal Nature recently named CSUN a Rising Star for scientific research, and the NSF ranks CSUN in the top five nationally among similar institutions for graduates who go on to earn doctorates in the sciences. CSUN is where individuals rise. And through them, so does Greater Los Angeles and beyond.
About the College
CSUN's Tseng College provides advanced professional education to undergraduate, graduate, international and midcareer students. With more than $39 million in revenue and over 36,000 registrations per year, the college is a leading provider of professional degrees, certificates and custom-designed programs. Known for its premier support services, the college employs an administrative staff of more than 75 people, leading to exceptionally high on-time graduation rates -- 70-80 percent for most programs, with some, like the M.S. in Communicative Disorders, achieving above 90.
The college is nationally recognized for providing programs with formats, delivery modes and locations that address the needs and constraints facing working professionals and their organizations. It works closely with businesses, communities, agencies and international partners to design and deliver programs that meet unique organizational needs and goals.
Serving more than 3,900 international students, the college is also one of the nation's largest providers of English-language and college-preparation instruction. In addition to its tutoring services, the college specializes in programs that help international students integrate into, or more fully experience, the university. These include an intensive, year-round academic program; a semester studying at CSUN; and an immersive summer experience.
The college is also responsible for CSUN's University Access programs, which offer classes during the winter and summer breaks, and allow non-CSUN students to attend courses for credit.
With more than 30 programs and degrees, the college provides students with an extensive range of academic and professional options. Its master's degrees include applied behavioral analysis, assistive technology, communicative disorders, engineering management, humanities, music industry administration, public administration, public health, social work and taxation. Bachelor's degrees include liberal studies and public sector management. Certificate programs include assistive technology applications, business administration, nonprofit sector management, radiologic technology and speech-language pathology.
Under general supervision, the Senior Program Development Professional (SPDP) works closely with CSUN faculty, leading practitioners, the large LA university-prepared workforce (individuals hole an undergraduate or graduate degree), and economic development communities to design and craft new forefront advanced professional education programs with a foundation in CSUN's academic strengths across all CSUN academic colleges and departments. Program portfolio with include CSUN certificate programs, executive education programs, course clusters, and some degree and degree completion programs. The incumbent is responsible for keeping up to date on trends and educational needs in the changing world of work for the university-prepared workforce in regional, national and international contexts; engages in ongoing study of forefront trends and actively engages with economic and community development leaders and with corporate/industry/professional leaders and organizations; collaborates with the Associate Dean (position reports to the Associate Dean) and Dean to ensure CSUN remains in the innovative forefront of the development and delivery of advanced professional education for the university-prepared workforce; crafts excellent and distinctive programs and leads innovative teams; works with public and private-sector employers to develop and/or expand relationships with them to custom-design and/or custom-deliver responsive educational programs; works with organizations and agencies in the Greater Los Angeles urban region to build CSUN's reputation as a high value education and research partner; expands the depth, breadth and volume of advanced professional education programs for the university-prepared workforce; responsible for expanding the number, range and impact of CSUN's advanced professional education programs; develops and offers new self-support programs for midcareer professionals and their organizations; assists in the development of new programs; oversees the transition of newly developed programs through the development phases; makes senior level connections with regional organizations and major employers that would lead them to consider CSUN as a promising partner; develops a broad and current understanding of the full range of CSUN capabilities and distinctions across all colleges and departments; links potential clients to those in the College and/or CSUN who will work collaboratively to develop and deliver each program; leads/facilitates program development groups; responsible for highlighting the value of the College, CSUN, and CSUN's academic colleges; travels to a variety of off campus sites to meet with prospective students, clients, and teachers; and performs other duties as assigned.
To request a detailed position description, please email Michael Paloma at [email protected]
Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university in a job-related field required. A master's degree is preferred. Equivalent to five (5) years of full-time, progressively responsible relevant experience. Experience developing programs for working adult (midcareer professionals) in a university context (university-based continuing education, extended learning, of professional education) is preferred. Program development experience in a higher-level role will be a plus. Instructional design training or experience is an advantage. Oversight and administration of a program with supervision and/or lead experience. A valid California Driver's License is preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Thorough knowledge of general practices, program, and/or administrative specialty, and operational and fiscal analysis and techniques. Advanced knowledge of policies, procedures, and outside regulations pertaining to development of programs for mid-career professionals. Ability and specialized skills to: take initiative and independently plan, organize, coordinate, and perform work in various situations where numerous and diverse demands are involved; expertise in investigating and analyzing problems with a broad administrative impact and implications; ability to train others and provide lead work direction; interpret, and apply a wide variety of policies and procedures to develop conclusions and make recommendations; analyze data and make accurate projections using business mathematics and basic statistics; communicate effectively both orally and in writing; operate software including but not limited to: Microsoft Office Suite, Oracle PeopleSoft, and Smartsheet.
Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule
The university offers an excellent benefits package.
The salary range for this classification is: $4693 - $8242 per month.
The anticipated HIRING RANGE: $5300 - $6867, dependent upon qualifications and experience.
HOURS: Full-Time; 40 hours per week; 8:00am - 5:00pm, Monday through Friday. Will include some evenings and weekends.
REG: This is a Regular position with a one-year probationary period.
OPEN UNTIL FILLED
In order to be considered in the initial review, applications must be submitted prior to the date listed above. Application submissions received after the initial review date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University.
How To Apply
Candidates should apply by completing the CSUN on-line application utilizing: http://bit.ly/HRCSUN link. NOTE: Internal candidates should apply through the portal by accessing the View Job Openings/Apply link on the Human Resources/Employee pagelet.
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This position is a sensitive position as designated by the CSU.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the status of candidates who apply for the position.
The person holding this position may be considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
Equal Employment Opportunity
CSUN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, and disability. Our nondiscrimination policy is set forth in CSU Executive Order 1096. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting Recruitment Services at 818-677-2101.