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Dir Academic and Student Affairs, The Broad Center

Yale University
Connecticut, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Apr 28, 2022

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Administrative, Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
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Full Time
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Director of Academic and Student Affairs (72612BR)

Yale University, convenientlylocated between Boston and New York, offers exciting opportunities for achievement and growth in New Haven, Connecticut. Located in the heart of historic downtown New Haven with more than 100 local boutiques, national retailers, cafes, casual eateries, award-winning restaurants, andworld-renowned theaters, galleries, and museums.

General Purpose: Reporting to the Executive Director of The Broad Center, the Director of Academic and Student Affairs is responsible for managing all aspects of the operational and administrative activities of the Master's in Public Education Management (TBM), including building deep relationships to support students, overseeing operations of program delivery and scheduling, and ensuring continuous improvement of the program over time. As the Director of a newly launched degree program at Yale School of Management (SOM) with a unique student profile and schedule, the Director will work in close partnership with the Executive Director, The Broad Center (TBC) at Yale School of Management staff, and colleagues across SOM and Yale University to plan, execute, and evaluate all program elements including academic advising and student progress in program, communications, operations and logistics, orientation, commencement, and other programs as needed. Build strong relationships, individually and collectively, with the students in TBM (approximately 30 students per cohort, with a total program length of 14 months, full-time working professionals in K-12 urban school systems).

Lead course and colloquium planning, staffing, and scheduling. Coordinate with Executive Director, Faculty Affairs, and faculty members to support consistent course delivery. Serve as liaison with the Registrar on TBM course set up, student registration, grading, and conferral of degrees. Oversee and manage student progress toward graduation including academic standards, degree requirements, connecting with appropriate resources at SOM, the University, and the alumni community. Design and administer student surveys on overall experience, in addition to standard course evaluations, analyze data and provide high-level reporting and recommendations for change and improvements. Responsible for management of program operations and for ensuring overall excellence and smooth functioning of all student activities, including five residence weeks for each cohort and for monthly virtual sessions. Contribute substantially to TBM candidate recruitment and selection activities, under the direction of the TBC at SOM admissions staff.

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

  • Demonstrated experience managing complex initiatives within higher education and/or K-12 education systems.
  • Ability and willingness to take initiative, think strategically, and demonstrate creativity in a start-up environment. Comfort with ambiguity.
  • Exceptional relationship-building, oral and written communication skills, to interact effectively with a range of internal and external constituencies, including comfort interacting with and coordinating the activities of students, faculty, administrators, and senior-level practitioners and policymakers.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage complex projects through collaboration and influencing others. Strong attention to detail and ability to execute a vision through precisely coordinated and timed action steps. Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects simultaneously. Ability to delegate and manage others who are not direct reports.
  • Commitment to an inclusive workplace. Ability to engage with diverse audiences (age, gender, nationality, race/ethnicity, profession, sexual orientation, etc.). Ability to work occasional weekends and evenings. Occasional domestic travel may be required.
  • Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Prior management experience in a K-12 public school system in a central office position, and/or experience and familiarity with student or academic services in a higher education institution.

    We invite you to discover the excitement, diversity, rewards and excellence of a career at Yale University. One of the country's great workplaces, Yale University offers exciting opportunities for meaningful accomplishment and true growth. Our benefits package is among the best anywhere, with a wide variety of insurance choices, liberal paid time off, fantastic family and educational benefits, a variety of retirement benefits, extensive recreational facilities, and much more.

    Application: For more information and immediate consideration, please apply online at Please be sure to reference this website when applying for this position.

    Yale University considers applicants for employment without regard to and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.

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