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Director of Undergraduate Programs

Employer
Carnegie Mellon University- Mellon College of Science- Department of Biological Sciences
Location
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary
Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Oct 3, 2019

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Biology & Life Sciences, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Academic Administration, Student Affairs, Academic Advising & Academic Support Services
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Summary:  Individual responsible for helping students with course scheduling, defining their academic and career goals and identifying research opportunities.This person will serve as the primary academic advisor for all undergraduates associated with the Department of Biological Sciences. Will work with faculty committees to assist with planning and implementing new program initiatives and student activities.  The Director will lead the undergraduate colloquium course, co-teach the first and junior year seminars of the Mellon College of Science core curriculum. The director will work with faculty on curriculum development, and with the department, college and CMU administration on recruiting. This is a 12 month special faculty appointment. 

 

Qualifications

Ph.D. in Biological Sciences or related field.

Two or more years - experience counseling college-level studentsis preferred.

Clear evidence of administrative capacity

 

Skills/Abilities

Excellent interpersonal communication skills and organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize work and handle multiple tasks simultaneously

Strong analytical, reasoning and problem solving skills

Ability to keep and maintain accurate and detailed reports and records, understand and follow directions, work in a culturally diverse environment, and supervise others.

Some evening and weekend hours are required.

 

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