Director of Academic Operations


Position Information

University Code 35914 University Title Senior Administrator, Student Services University Job Family Student Services ORP Eligible Yes For more information on ORP, visit: Retirement Plans
Recruitment Pool All Applicants Recruitment Type Job Series Scope of Search Regional Working Title Director of Academic Operations Position Number FA4330 Is this employee on a H1B Visa? No Position Type Staff Job Status Full-Time FLSA Indicator Exempt Employee Group University Employee Department Psychology Organizational Overview

At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity, service and discovery — the hallmarks of the VCU experience. A premier, urban, public research university nationally recognized as one of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place to work. It’s a place of opportunity, where your success is supported and your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leave package, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and an opportunity to do mission-driven work.

Position Primary Purpose and General Responsibilities

The Department of Psychology in the College of Humanities and Sciences invites applicants to apply for the position of Director of Academic Operations. The selected candidate will operationalize the academic vision of the faculty in the Department of Psychology for its undergraduate and graduate programs. They will also report to the Chair of the Department and serve as a member of the department’s administrative team. The Director of Academic Operations will work closely with the faculty directors of graduate and undergraduate programs and supervise the associate directors of academic operations.

Minimum Hiring Standards

*Master’s required in psychology, student personnel, higher education administration or related area.
*At least five years full-time experience in higher education with at least two years of full-time experience in higher education administration.
*Ability to supervise and motivate staff.
*Demonstrated interpersonal, oral communication, written communication, and time management skills.
*Demonstrated ability to work with teams.
*Detail-oriented and able to meet deadlines.
*Excellent problem solving, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
*Comfortable in use of technology for various student information applications, including but not limited to Banner, Zoom, spreadsheets, databases, Blackboard.
*Experience in working in high-volume office that offers exceptional customer service.

Preferred Hiring Standards Required Licenses/ Certifications Anticipated Hiring Range $50,000 to $80,000 Application Process/Additional Information

Please submit a resume/CV, and contact information for three references, one of whom must be a current or most recent supervisor. Cover letter optional, but encouraged.

Campus Monroe Park Campus Hours/Week 40 hours/week Normal Work Days/Hours Monday-Friday, 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM (flexible) Job Open Date 02/03/2021 Posting will close on or before Open Until Filled Yes Job Category Miscellaneous Is this a restricted position? No Is this position eligible to participate in alternative work arrangements? Yes Sensitive Position No Resource Critical Yes Quick Link https://www.vcujobs.com/postings/103254 Posting Specific Questions

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Optional & Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Other Document
  2. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae (CV)


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