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Director of Academic Affairs, Yale Summer Session

Yale University
Connecticut, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Apr 5, 2022

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Administrative, Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
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Full Time
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Director of Academic Affairs, Yale Summer Session

University Job Title: Associate Director 2
Bargaining Unit: None - Not included in the union (Yale Union Group)
Time Type: Full time
Duration Type: Regular
Compensation Grade: Administration & Operations
Wage Ranges: Click here to see our Wage Ranges
Work Location: Central Campus
Worksite Address: 55 Whitney Avenue
New Haven, CT 06510
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
Searchable Job Family: Administration
Total # of Hours to be Works: 37.5

Position Focus:
Leads all aspects of faculty recruitment, hiring, and course development for New Haven-based Yale College summer courses. Leads and manages the First-Year Scholars at Yale (FSY) Program. Part of the management team which sets the strategic direction for Yale Summer Session. Leads and executes the planning and delivery of New Haven-based summer courses, including working with faculty on summer curriculum and developing new courses and programs. Oversees faculty payroll transactions for instructors at all ranks in collaboration with the provost and graduate school and in compliance with university policy. Oversees visa and international scholar process for visiting faculty. Manages onboarding of new faculty, designs faculty training and orientation. Manages summer assessment for all summer programs, including FSY, and prepares reports and analyzes statistics on faculty and courses. Leads operations for and supports First Year Scholars at Yale, the summer bridge program for first-generation low-income Yale students, including academic courses and faculty, workshops, and other FSY programming. Manages the recruitment and training of the FSY summer residential staff. Provides administrative support for the FSY Advisory Committee. With the YSS Dean and Directors, develops long-term goals for curricular planning for New Haven-based courses and advises faculty during course development to ensure curricular excellence. Oversees extracurricular academic events for summer community. Serves as a member of the YSS admissions team and provides academic advising for YSS students. Supports faculty and Dean in cases of postponement of work and forwards allegations of academic misconduct to the Dean. Supervises the Program Coordinator for Academic Affairs. Other duties as assigned.

Essential Duties:
1. Directs, monitors, and assesses needs and directs the application of resources of an administrative University office dealing with one or more major functional areas. 2. Directs and implements solutions to problems that are routine to complex in nature and that affect multiple functional areas of responsibility. 3. Plans and/or participates in planning University activities on a long-term basis to comply with University goals and objectives. 4. Establishes and implements consistent university-wide policies in multiple functional areas of responsibility. 5. Ensures that University office policies and procedures are in compliance with federal, state, and local laws and ordinances. 6. Develops and monitors goals and objectives for managerial and professional staff in compliance with University strategies. 7. Directs a staff of exempt and non-exempt employees. 8. May perform other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree in related field and six years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and related experience.

Required Skill/Ability 1:

Knowledge of liberal arts curriculum and ability to work with faculty to develop courses and curricula.

Required Skill/Ability 2:

Superior written and verbal communication.

Required Skill/Ability 3:

Strong organizational skills, time management skills, ability to follow up with faculty and students, and attention to detail.

Required Skill/Ability 4:

Excellent supervisory and interpersonal skills.

Required Skill/Ability 5:

Appreciation and respect for principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Ability to engage with diverse individuals (age, gender, nationality, race/ethnicity, profession, sexual orientation, etc.).

Preferred Education, Experience and Skills:
Ph.D. preferred. Experience teaching at the college-level preferred. University-level administrative experience preferred.

Drug Screen: No
Health Screening: No

Background Check Requirements:
All candidates for employment will be subject to pre-employment background screening for this position, which may include motor vehicle, DOT certification, drug testing and credit checks based on the position description and job requirements. All offers are contingent upon the successful completion of the background check. For additional information on the background check requirements and process visit "Learn about background checks" under the Applicant Support Resources section of Careers on the It's Your Yale website.

COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement:
Thank you for your interest in employment at Yale University. Please also note that the university has a "> COVID-19 vaccination and booster requirement for all students, staff & faculty which is described in the"> COVID-19 Vaccine Program. As you search our open positions, you will see that all postings list their on-site addresses which gives more detail on the on-campus work location of the role.

Posting Disclaimer:
The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the essential functions that will be required of the position and should not be construed as a declaration of specific duties and responsibilities of the particular position. Employees will be assigned specific job-related duties through their hiring departments.

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