Director, Noncredit Programs

The University of Delaware
Delaware, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Mar 18, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Director, Noncredit Programs
The University of Delaware
Newark, Delaware

The Director of Noncredit Professional Programs is a key member of the Professional and Continuing Studies senior management team and collectively accountable for developing, leading, and executing the noncredit professional program development and implementation strategy of the Division of Professional and Continuing Studies (PCS) at the University of Delaware.  The Division is a university-wide service unit.

Specific Responsibilities include:  Reporting to and under the limited leadership of the Associate Vice Provost of the Division, Director provides leadership and strategic direction to all noncredit professional programs, including certificate programs, customized programming, conferences, short courses, non-credit registration and information systems, and other administrative services that support students within the state of Delaware, nationally and internationally. Director is responsible for providing vision, strategy, and guidance to unit for organizational excellence and program innovation and building internal and external partnerships for adult and continuing education programs.  S/he provides leadership to PCS in the absence of the Associate Vice Provost and represents UD PCS at internal and external events and professional organizations.

Required qualifications include a master’s in adult education, higher education, or an academic discipline with a minimum of 8-10 years of progressive related experience in leadership, management and university-based continuing higher education are required; doctorate preferred.

Experience in human resource and budgetary management, a proven track record in continuing education program innovation, design, and delivery. Effective interpersonal and communications skills to work with internal and external stakeholders in an entrepreneurial environment are expected. Excellent oral and written communication skills are expected. Ability to work on evenings and weekends and to travel nationally and internationally.

To Apply: For a complete list of requirements, job duties & to apply online candidates should electronically submit a cover letter addressing the position’s requirements, a curriculum vita, and three references as one PDF document, at the UDJOBS website:  Job ID 496363 .

Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer which encourages applications from minority group members, women, individuals with a disability and veterans.  The University's Notice of Non-Discrimination can be found at Employment offers will be conditioned upon successful completion of a criminal background check.  A conviction will not necessarily exclude you from employment. The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer with diversity as one of its core values.