The Department of Academic Affairs is seeking an Academic Program Administrator who oversees all aspects of day-to-day administration of the School of Nursing (SON) DNP Executive, DNP/MBA, DNP/MPH programs. This role requires strong organizational, analytical, event planning, and management skills, including data analysis, project management, coordination of task forces/other groups, and implementation/evaluation skills. This position is part of the Academic Affairs team and reports directly to the Academic Program Manager.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Develop and implement processes, procedures, policies, and systems. May include course scheduling system, student databases, student worker tracker mechanisms. Maintain other program and student data bases.
Work closely with Faculty Program Director and Associate Director in establishing program course schedules, brochures, catalogs, requiring planning, coordination, knowledge and understanding of the academic program.
Assist faculty and staff who come to the department, both in person and virtually, and assess their needs and triage them to the right person if they are not the person who can address the faculty member or student's needs.
Work closely with counterparts in SON and University wide departments.
Follows FERPA regulations in maintaining confidential student information.
Manage program pages on School of Nursing website.
Determine and set priorities for Programs website content.
Create strategic direction for both internal and external websites in collaboration with Marketing and Communications.
Collaborate with Program leadership to coordinate outreach strategy and program recruitment.
Expand and develop the program in conjunction with the Program leadership
Administer the graduate program with limited supervision from the Program leadership.
Prepare programmatic handbooks, presentations, letters, and reports.
Manage logistics associated with events including but not limited to venue selection, catering, audio-visual, invitation designs, and budget development, as well as overseeing travel arrangements for faculty and guest lecturers.
Represent the program in administrative matters. May include issues pertaining to space, facilities, technology, student information system, classroom support, etc.
In collaboration with Committee Chairs and Program leadership; create and track meeting agendas and minutes, including follow-up of action items.
Monitor and assist admissions processes, progressions, and graduation committees, including preparation of agendas, drafting minutes, and scheduling these meetings.
Maintains a current database of all students and graduates of the program including for graduates, degree earned, job title, name of agency, job location (city & state).
Responsible for Program Communication and Coordination Committee for their particular Program
Program Administrators are both members and facilitators of these committees
Keeping the Academic Program Manager informed of meeting developments.
Developing the Agenda in conjunction with the Program Director.
Recording meeting notes and follow up on information that should be shared with members as well as non-member areas and any action items from the meeting.
Maintain the membership list.
Exercise independent judgment and apply knowledge of administrative and academic operating policies to support student success.
Provide excellent customer service to students by relating program information and resources.
Assist students with administrative tasks and issues, like fulfilling school-wide requirements.
Manage applicable aspects of accreditation for the graduate programs.
In collaboration with Program Director and Program leadership manage annual program budgets.
Contributes to the planning and establishing and overseeing of the program budgets and expenditures. Contributes to program budget development and projections.
Responsible for regulatory compliance with state board and other related agencies' requirements.
Develops various program reports (budget and non-budget) to analyze and interpret to explore solutions and innovative changes for the program.
Understanding and partnering in the University's commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion and ensuring these values are maintained throughout all aspects of the programs and in day to day interactions.
May be appointed, selected or volunteer to work as a member of university-wide specified workgroups, and/or SON special workgroups to complete and report specified tasks and outcomes.
Other duties as assigned.
Role Specific Responsibilities:
Communicate all necessary information to all key stakeholders in a timely manner: students, faculty, SON, program and university leadership, and other departments by using the most effective technological communication tools.
Negotiate hotel and vendor agreements / contracts for submission and approval of the Purchasing Department.
Coordinate DNP Calendar of Events; schedule events and communicate important deadlines.
Collaborate closely with registrar's office on course registrations, leave of absence etc.
Coordinate student yearly awards (i.e., graduation, Fralic, Jonas etc.)
Collaborate with the leadership at the respective schools (JH Carey Business School and the Bloomberg School of Public Health) to create a seamless student experience and meet all procedural and academic requirements of both schools.
Provide cross coverage for other Academic Program Administrators.
Responsible for coordinating and managing the DNP programs use of audit and other types of software and participating in university wide software group (SSCI).
Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):
3 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.
Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.
Excellent computer skills (internet and software applications; word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, grant preparation).
Experience with database management.
Knowledge of APA format.
JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for the required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
Classified Title: Academic Program Administrator Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/MC Starting Salary Range: $45,650 - $62,850 annually (commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Monday - Friday hours 8:30 - 5:00 Exempt Status: Exempt Location: School of Nursing Department name: Office of Academic Affairs Personnel area: School of Nursing
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