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Tuition Assistant Program
Long/Short Term Disability
Employee Assistance Program
Generous Paid Time Off
12 Paid Holidays
* includes domestic partner coverage
Director is a member of the faculty (rank commensurate with
experience) who also holds an administrative appointment related to
managing a specific program or programs. Responsibilities include
classroom instruction, day-to-day program operations, assisting
students toward successful term-by-term progression and graduation,
partnering with Campus leadership and the admissions, academic
support, and financial aid staff to generate a prospective student
pool, partnering with the Campus Director to maintain program
viability, and staffing the classroom with instructors who support
the Mission of the University and provide a high-quality learning
experience for the student.
Director engages in professional associations, businesses, and the
local community as necessary to promote the visibility and stature
of the program(s). The Program Director abides by the mandates set
by the South University Board of Managers, Chancellor, Vice
Chancellor of Academic Affairs, the Campus Director, and the Campus
KEY JOB ELEMENTS:
instructional duties as assigned as outlined in the Faculty job
description and in accordance with the provisions of Faculty
Supplement to the South University Employee Handbook.
develop a Program Advisory Council (PAC) that meets at least twice
faculty development each year as required.
develop, manage, and lead regular and adjunct faculty according to
the guidelines provided by the Campus Director the Department
Chair, and in accordance with the policies and procedures of the
the campus leadership (Director) to generate a strategic enrollment
plan for the program.
with campus leadership, develop and support a plan for outreach
activities to generate a prospective student pool sufficient to
sustain and grow the program, consistent with the strategic
with academic counselors and admissions, financial aid, and student
services personnel to assist with enrolling qualified
administer and grow the program(s), including curriculum
development, program assessment, student registration/advisement,
and community and campus relations.
execute as-needed University initiatives designed to achieve
student completion rates as outlined in the University’s strategic
with the Campus Director and fellow Directors and with the
Department Chair concerning scheduling, sharing faculty,
curriculum, and other issues to support student learning and
facilitate efficient resource use.
College Dean and Campus Director of any expected or unexpected
substantive change within the program and of any change in
institutional accreditation status or legal authority to provide
submission of required programmatic reports and documentation,
including graduation rates, performance on state licensing or
certification examinations, and employment rates.
College-level initiatives and directives to maintain compliance
with accreditation and state regulatory criteria and adhere to all
University and campus policies and procedures. In the absence of a
Department Chair, partner with the College Dean to oversee
accreditation activities on his/her campus, which are normally
handled by the Department Chair.
program-related Campus events as indicated, including New Student
Orientation, Pinning or other ceremonies, graduations,
responsibilities as determined by the Campus Director and
Department Chair/College Dean.
A minimum of
two years of successful performance in a full-time university-level
teaching role and prior management experience in higher education
or in another organization within the program director’s
Ph.D. (or other
appropriate terminal degrees) from a regionally accredited
university is strongly preferred, especially for graduate-level
programs. A master’s degree with both significant experience and
college-level teaching experience is minimally required if the
program offers only associate’s or baccalaureate-level
experience is a plus.
read, understand, interpret, and implement accreditation criteria
and state agency regulations.
resolve inquiries and complaints from employees, students,
regulatory agencies, or members of the academic or business
effectively present information to faculty, academic and campus
leaders, university leaders, and public groups.
computerized administrative systems. Proficient with the use of
standard office applications on personal computers.
requirements specific to the discipline.
must be able to travel out of the local area with an occasional
overnight stay to participate in a variety of conferences and
meetings. The work environment characteristics described here are
representative of those an employee encounters while performing the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform
the essential functions. The term "qualified individual with a
disability" means an individual with a disability who, with or
without reasonable accommodation, can perform the essential
functions of the position. While performing the duties of this job,
the employee is regularly required to communicate professionally in
person, over the telephone, via video conference, through email and
other electronic means, move about the office or school, handle
various types of media and equipment, and visually or otherwise
identify, observe and assess. The employee is occasionally required
to lift up to 10 pounds unless otherwise specified in the job
University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and embraces diversity
as a critical step in ensuring employee, student, and graduate
success. We are committed to building and developing a diverse
environment where a variety of ideas, cultures, and perspectives
Job Family All
Pay Type Salary
Required Education Master’s Degree