Director of Innovative and Lifelong Learning

Location
Colorado, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
Sep 14, 2020
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time


Director of Innovative and Lifelong Learning

Position Number: E01120
Salary for Announcement: The starting salary for this position is $80,900. The final salary will be commensurate with education and experience.
Employee Category: Administrators
Department: Innovative and Lifelong Learning

Position Summary:
The Director of Innovative and Lifelong Learning (I&LL) will lead the successful implementation of MSU Denver's extended academic programming. Working collaboratively with I&LL staff, faculty, academic leadership, administrative and budget leadership, and the Center for Teaching Learning and Technology, the Director provides strategic leadership and day-to-day administrative management of the South Campus, staff, and academic offerings


Duties/Responsibilities:
Staff supervision and development (20%)
Manage staff and workflow activities within the unit
• Supervise staff, monitor progress, and ensure quality work
• Identify any issues or concerns early and develop clear plans to resolve
• Co-create performance goals and project deadlines that align with the unit’s strategic goals
• Provide professional development opportunities to staff and work with staff to ensure growth and development

Financial management (30%)
• Directs the planning and development of operating budget
• Oversees financial health of the unit in collaboration with the AVP
• Strategizes and plan for financial targets
• Prepares financial statements, forecasts, and other related reports
• Performs research and analysis to evaluate programs and develop recommendations for more cost-effective operations
• Oversees all revenue and expenses

Internal operations (30%)
• Lead initiatives and efforts to ensure smooth running of all business operations
• Analyze office systems and processes to look at trends and identify areas for improvement
• Continuously assess unit to ensure best practices are followed in order to provide the highest client satisfaction
• Ensure that University policies are followed
• Optimize business workflows
• Identify patterns and problem areas and implement effective solutions to increase efficiency.

Senior-level partnership and project management (20%)
• Provide high-level team and project management duties, overseeing project completion deadlines, monitoring costs, and ensuring client needs are met
• Serve as key contact, in partnership with the AVP, in development of new, innovative educational offerings with internal and external clients
• Explores and develops new educational programs aimed at under-served populations, particularly focused don establishing awareness and an enrollment path to MSU Denver
• Represents MSU Denver at conferences, workshops, and special events
• Provides day-to-day oversight of all new programs launches


Required Qualifications:
• 5 years of experience supervising and managing staff
• 5 years of experience developing and maintaining complex budgets in a multi-faceted setting


Preferred Qualifications:
• Previous work experience in a higher education setting
• Knowledge of organizational structure, workflow, and operating procedures
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies
• Experience coaching, monitoring progress, and ensuring quality work
• People-oriented, flexible, and supportive
• Experience in supervisory and managerial role; demonstrated track record of successful people leadership
• Ability to analyze and interpret financial data
• Experience developing and launching programs
• Demonstrated experience in partnership development
• Must possess marketing and business acumen in targeting and launching new initiatives, and establishing profitability
• Experience collecting and analyzing data for program development and improvement
• Master’s degree in business, higher education, public administration or similar field from a regionally accredited university
• 3+ years experience managing partnerships and multi-faceted programs


Posting Date: 09/11/2020
Closing Date:
Closing Instructions: Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicant:
IMPORTANT: In order to be considered as an applicant you must apply via the online application system, www.msudenverjobs.com.

References refers to a list of three professional references and their contact information.

Official transcripts will be required of the candidate selected for hire.


To apply, visit https://www.msudenverjobs.com/postings/14105

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