Assistant Dean for Mobility, Executive and Partner Programs

Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Feb 17, 2021
Position Type
Administrative, Deans
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Assistant Dean for Mobility, Executive and Partner Programs

About Northeastern:
Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.

Our locations—in Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahant—are nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.

Northeastern's comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs— in a variety of on-campus and online formats—lead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.

About the Opportunity:
The College of Arts, Media and Design is looking for an Assistant Dean for Mobility, Executive and Partner Programs to provide leadership for mobility and industry-partnered academic and executive education programs. This is a 2/3 time fully benefited position.

Provide leadership for mobility and industry-partnered academic and executive education programs in the College of Arts, Media and Design (CAMD), including program development, implementation, and management. Lead the efforts of the dean's office and departments to cultivate program positioning and roll out, with a focus on growth areas that reflect demand from industry and corporate partnerships. Build successful relationships with corporate and industry partners. Create synergy with areas of faculty expertise and specializations within the university's global network, driving program differentiation and deepening impact. Nurture opportunities for B2B, lifelong and academic learners to gain timely, customized educational experiences, including supporting the build out of experiential components for the CAMD PhD program. Actively collaborate with the college's graduate team and liaise with the university's enrollment management and professional program resources to lead all related operations, including: market identification, analysis and positioning; program outreach and promotion; budget planning and execution; partnership initiation and management; curriculum implementation and instructional management.

Master's degree required; 4-6 years of experience in management-level position in higher education or similar institutions; excellent management, organizational, interpersonal and communication skills. Experience with executive education program development and management strongly preferred. Required ability to develop and lead strategic initiatives and follow through to completion. High degree of self-motivation and self-direction is essential, coupled with a proven track record of collaborative work.

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Additional Information:
Please attach a CV and cover letter to apply.

Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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