Assistant Director Of Graduate Academic Programs

Charlottesville, VA, United States

Job Description

The Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy seeks applicants for an Assistant Director of Graduate Academic Programs to provide effective advising to students in the Master of Public Policy, Accelerated Master of Public Policy, and Dual degree programs regarding core and elective course offerings, program requirements, making referrals as necessary. Reporting to the Assistant Dean for Academic Programs, the Assistant Director of Graduate Academic Programs assists with administration of the Batten School graduate academic programs which are currently the Master of Public Policy, Accelerated Master of Public Policy, and Dual degree programs. The Assistant Director supports the development and implementation of all graduate programs within the Batten School as well as supports Batten faculty and GTAs in course execution and the enrichment of the academic experience for students. They assist with the execution of CIBO (Complete Immersion Batten Orientation) and other academic program presentations and provide back-up support for undergraduate academic programs. The Assistant Director maintains graduate student academic records for the Batten School, manages the logistics of course registration, exams and course scheduling. In addition, they prepare statistical reports through UBI. This position will include teaching 3 credits worth of undergraduate coursework in public policy. About the School: At UVA’s Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy, we are committed to solving the world’s toughest policy challenges. We know the complex issues of our time demand innovative, collaborative, cross-sector relationships within our walls and beyond. Our multidisciplinary approach to problem-solving and emphasis on ethics reinforce our focus on how leadership works, why context matters in decision-making and which actions lead to tangible results. Minimum Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree and least four years of related work experience
  • The ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • The ability to create and maintain organized workflows and processes with attention to detail.
  • The ability to meet competing deadlines and maintain accuracy
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Outstanding customer service skills with both students and faculty.
  • Ease working with students with underrepresented backgrounds.
  • Demonstrated discretion with confidential and sensitive information and matters.
  • High degree of comfort with technology and ability to learn new systems and platforms quickly.
  • Experience leveraging technology-based solutions to create efficiencies.
Preferred Qualifications :
  • Specific experience developing, managing, and assessing programs in a University school and/or center.
  • Experience in higher education working with student records.
  • Experience interpreting and applying policy and procedures.
  • Experience working with SIS, Image Now, UBI, CRM systems, and/or Salesforce.
The Selected candidate will have to successfully complete a background check prior to employment per University policy. Anticipated Hiring Range: $75,000-80,000 TO APPLY: PROCESS FOR INTERNAL UVA APPLICANTS: Please apply through your Workday Home page, search “Find Jobs”, and search for “R0026882". PROCESS FOR EXTERNAL APPLICANTS: Please visit UVA job board , and search for “R0026882”
Complete an application online and attach: · CV/Resume · Cover Letter detailing your interest in this position ***Please note that you MUST upload ALL documents into the CV/Resume box. Applications that do not contain all of the required documents will not receive full consideration. ***
For questions about the application process please contact Rhiannon O'Coin, Senior Academic Recruiter, The University of Virginia, i ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

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