The Director of Professional and Continuing Studies will be responsible for centralizing existing adult and continuing education programs and for growing new non-credit programs that serve the needs of employees, working adults and the general public. The incumbent will provide leadership for all aspects of continuing education; will oversee the planning, direction, organization, and implementation of the educational programs of adults and continuing education; initiate partnerships with business and industry for the development of programs and courses; supervise administrative and support staff and manage the budget. The successful candidate will run continuing education units, grow enrollments, diversity program offerings and generate revenue; working collaboratively with university administrators, business and industry partners, faculty, and alumni and overseeing the development and deployment of effective strategies to market adult and continuing education. The incumbent will have a strong entrepreneurial perspective and will utilize innovation, creativity resourcefulness and adaptability to build and development programs. This position will report to the Dean of Online and City College.
Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred. Working knowledge of Slate, Cvent, My Emma, Canvas and IWTP (Incumbent Worker Training Program). Minimum of two years demonstrated experience in helping to create and lead programs. Demonstrated experience developing training for and working with, business and industry. Demonstrated experience marketing and recruiting for programs, experience creating adult and continuing education programs. Experience utilizing an entrepreneurial approach that incorporated innovation, creativity, resourcefulness, and adaptability to reach the final results. Demonstrated track record of building continuing education units, growing enrollments, diversify program offerings, and generating revenue. Ability to work collaboratively with university administrators, business and industry partners, faculty and alumni.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Ability to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.