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University at Albany Director of General Studies and Summer Sessions in Albany, New York

Location: Albany, NY Category: Professional Posted On: Thu Aug 4 2022 Job Description:

The University at Albany, State University of New York, seeks a personable, culturally aware, and student-focused Director to lead the Office of General Studies and Summer Sessions. The Office of General Studies and Summer Sessions delivers the summer and winter session academic programming for the University and admits and registers non-degree students for undergraduate credit classes. Reporting to the Assistant Dean/Director of Professional, Adult & Continuing Knowledge, the Director of General Studies & Summer Sessions will lead the office's day-to-day operations, including supervising staff, fiscal operations, and managing all aspects of general studies and summer/winter sessions. They will support the University's strategic enrollment goals through admitting and registering undergraduate nondegree students and marketing and promoting summer/winter sessions and online programs.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience with university systems, structures, credentials, and student services, using data to drive continuous improvement, and supporting non-matriculated and adult learners.

Job responsibilities Include:

  • Lead and supervise the Office of General Studies and Summer Sessions, including responsibility for the Office's assigned functions and services, supervision of staff appointed to the unit, and unit's accounts and physical assets.

  • Manage the General Studies admission and registration function for non-degree undergraduate students, visiting students from colleges and high schools, and students taking contract courses via arrangements with outside agencies at the undergraduate and graduate levels of the curriculum.

  • Manage the Summer Sessions program, including coordinating all phases of marketing, monitoring/controlling the scheduling of classes, processing the appointments for teaching faculty, overseeing the admission and registration of students, maintaining expenditure levels, and monitoring comparative statistical reports to ensure that revenue targets are met or exceeded, reconciling the instructional salary account, and producing final enrollment/revenue reports.

  • Manage the Winter Session program, including coordinating all phases of marketing, monitoring/controlling the scheduling of classes, processing the appointments for teaching faculty, overseeing the admission and registration of students, maintaining expenditure levels, and monitoring comparative statistical reports to ensure that revenue targets are met or exceeded, reconciling the instructional salary account, and producing final revenue reports.

  • Manage the marketing and promotion of Online Programs, including coordinating with academic units to admit and register students, monitoring comparative statistical reports to confirm whether targets are met or exceeded, and producing final enrollment.

  • Develop and enforce admission standards to assure compliance with campus enrollment plans, policies, and procedures for advisement and registration designed to meet the needs of the casual student in conjunction with University goals and develop and enforce policies and guidelines that ensure quality and control in the delivery of programs and services while meeting University expectations for image and financial support.

  • Monitor all State and IFR accounts (contract course account, non-credit account, S&E account) as well as Summer Sessions and Winter Session IFR accounts; produce spending plans for each and work with the Budget Office to set a spending profile for future summer revenue.

  • Serve as chief consultant in any University computer applications, whether local or web-based, that pertain to Summer Sessions, Winter Sessions, or General Studies

  • Demonstrate experience using data to drive continuous improvement

  • Demonstrate proficiency with university systems, structures, credentials, and student services

  • Experience supporting non-matriculated students and adult learners

    Job Requirements:

Required Qualifications:

  • Master's degree

  • Five or more years of experience supervising staff

  • Five or more years of financial management and budgeting experience

  • Excellent customer service, interpersonal, presentation, oral and written communication skills

  • Proven ability to relate effectively to people from diverse backgrounds, including an understanding and respect for group/social differences (e.g., race/ethnicity, class, gender, sexual orientation, country of origin, and ability as well as cultural, political, religious, or other affiliations) and individual differences (e.g., personality, prior knowledge, and life experiences).

  • Experience with higher education CRM and SIS platforms, such as Slate Technolutions, PeopleSoft, and Business Intelligence.

  • Data-driven and familiar with reporting and analysis

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and proven ability to learn and use new technology, including university systems

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience using data to drive continuous improvement

  • Demonstrated proficiency with university systems, structures, credentials, and student services

  • Experience supporting non-matriculated students and adult learners

    Additional Information:

Professional Rank and Salary Range: Staff Associate, SL-4

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, or Clery Act, mandates that all Title IV institutions, without exception, prepare, publish and distribute an Annual Security Report. This report consists of two basic parts: disclosure of the University's crime statistics for the past three years; and disclosures regarding the University's current campus security policies. The University at Albany's Annual Security Report is available in portable document format [PDF] by clicking this link http://police.albany.edu/ASR.shtml

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