POSITION TITLE: Director of Programs & Student Life – Drucker School of Management
PRIMARY PURPOSE/GENERAL DESCRIPTION:
Reporting directly to the Drucker School of Management Assistant Dean, the Director of Programs & Student Life is responsible for supporting the entire portfolio of Drucker School programs including the MBA and Specialized Masters programs.
Because of the small, interwoven nature of the School, the Director of Programs & Student Life will work closely with staff from student services, recruitment and admissions, marketing, and career services.
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provide direct management of all MBA programs as well as specialized Masters programs including the MA in Arts Management, MA in Leadership, MA in Management, MS in Finance, and other programs as assigned
Responsible for the student experience from matriculation to graduation including enrollment, fellowships, student life and advising, travel, events, and retention
Supervise three team members tasked with managing student life and program coordination.
Administer application reviews for new students to all MBA, MA in Management, and certificate programs.
Produce data reports to support accreditation and rankings and submit data for GMAC surveys as needed.
Determine priorities for student life in conjunction with the Assistant Director of Program & Student Life.
Provide administrative support for the Center for Business and Management of the Arts
Track student satisfaction and conduct mid-program and exit surveys to ensure continual improvement.
Assist the Assistant Dean with scheduling classes based on student interest and faculty availability
Work with the Assistant Dean to identify adjunct and overload faculty and manage those relationships.
Coordinate with key partners, both domestic and international, to ensure the success of related programs.
Manage cost center budgets and provide analysis on financial status as requested by the Deans; contribute to annual budget review and drafts
Evaluate market trends to identify opportunities for enhancing programs
Be familiar with the policies that guide decision-making at Claremont Graduate University
Build and maintain strong relationships with faculty and staff at the Drucker School and Claremont Graduate University to support the goals of the University and Drucker School
Be familiar with AACSB standards. Take responsibility for the standards that affect the delivery of education – for example, the assurance of learning standards. Work with the school staff on the reporting of the Drucker School to other standards. Ensure all processes are in place to track performance to these AACSB standards on a regular basis.
Perform other duties as assigned in support of CGU’s mission
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES: Individual must possess knowledge, skills and ability to be able to successfully perform the essential functions of the position, or be able to explain or demonstrate how the essential functions will be performed, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.
Ultimately, the position requires a strong administrator who can function autonomously. Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills are essential.
A self-motivated and innovative professional with the ability to solve problems with creativity and diplomacy.
Strong commitment to student development and to serving diverse populations.
Solid knowledge of and experience in curriculum development and evaluation – both for residential and distance learning.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills, both verbally and in writing, and the demonstrated ability to interface comfortably with both the academic community and experienced business executives.
EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree, MBA or other graduate management degree preferred or any combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
EXPERIENCE: Minimum five years’ experience in professional management in the private or not for profit sectors.
LICENSES / CERTIFICATES: N/A
OTHER PREFERENCES: Experience working with students in a graduate level academic institution.
UNIFORM REQUIREMENT: N/A
HOURS: The regular hours for this on-campus position are 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. Hours may vary due to needs of the College or department.
CLASSIFICATION AND STATUS: This is a (full-time), 12-month (Exempt level) position. Benefits-eligible.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY: Yes
REPORTS TO: Assistant Dean
At Claremont Graduate University, the health and safety of our community is a top priority. Claremont Graduate University has adopted a policy of requiring all employees to show proof of being fully-vaccinated, based on applicable federal and state law. If offered the role, within two weeks of the hire date, the candidate will need to provide proof of vaccination, qualify for an appropriate exemption, or otherwise be in compliance with the current applicable federal, state and local laws to be exempt from being fully-vaccinated.
Claremont Graduate University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender and/ or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status, sex, age, sexual orientation, or physical disability or any other legally protected basis in its employment practice and in admission of students to educational programs and activities in accordance with the requirement of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Title I of the American Disabilities Act of 1990 and other applicable laws. CGU is committed to affirmative action in employment practices regarding ethnic minorities, the physically challenged, Vietnam-era veterans, and women. This job description defines the essential or fundamental job duties of the employment position. It is assumed that employees hired for this position can perform the essential functions of this job without imposing risk of substantial harm to the health or safety of themselves or others. Qualified candidates of diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.
This job description defines the essential or fundamental job duties of the employment position. It is assumed that employees hired for this position can perform the essential functions of this job without imposing risk of substantial harm to the health or safety of themselves or others.
It may also include marginal functions, generally defined within Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Successful completion of criminal background and DMV checks required for final candidate.
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The Claremont Colleges, a consortium of five undergraduate liberal arts colleges, two graduate institutions, and Claremont University Consortium, which provides shared institutional support services, is reminiscent of the Oxford-Cambridge model. The undergraduate colleges include Pomona College, Scripps College, Claremont McKenna College, Harvey Mudd College, and Pitzer College. The two graduate institutions include Claremont Graduate University and Keck Graduate Institute.