The Senior Academic Program Coordinator will work with the Assistant Director of Education Initiatives and provide critical process development and support for the Institute's educational programs including a Master of Bioethics degree, certificate programs, minors, as well as non-degree programs such as external education initiatives. This position will develop, institute, and manage processes for programs; coordinate with multiple divisions (and areas within those divisions including the Registrar, IT, Student Accounts, International Office, Communications, etc.); resolve administrative, coordination, and process issues; and provide support for programs.
Note: For best consideration cover letter and resume is required
Duties and Responsibilities:
Develop, institute, manage, and refine processes for educational programs.
Draft and work with Assistant Director on program proposals and accreditation materials.
Manage recruitment efforts, promoting and publicizing the program through wide ranging venues including recruitment fairs, professional conferences, and colleges, which will involve travel.
Work with Berman Institute communications staff to coordinate program marketing and development of marketing materials as well as evaluate the effectiveness of marketing initiatives and shift approaches accordingly.
Serve as the first point of contact and resource for prospective students, students, and others engaged in Berman Institute educational programs.
Develop base of knowledge to provide information and support to students, assisting them with academic and program requirements and processes.
Manage practicum process, including collaborative planning for practicum and experiential placements.
Work with Assistant Director to coordinate faculty recruitment, training, and logistics for teaching.
Monitor course schedules/deadlines and communicate with faculty and staff to ensure appropriate action is taken in scheduling and transmitting curriculum materials.
Engage with partners regarding the Executive Education Program. Seek out new partnerships and establish relationships to facilitate their engagement with the Berman Institute. Research and work with faculty and consultants to develop new groups of participants.
Manage teaching assistants for programs, including hiring, oversight, and evaluation processes as well as scheduling teaching assignments.
Work with Assistant Director to develop metrics and measures for programs.
Develop and ensure that evaluation processes are in place for programs, courses, and students.
Serve as liaison and ensure that information and data flows smoothly among divisions, organizations, and companies engaged in educational activities.
Develop network of contacts with academic staff and offices throughout JHU.
Plan and execute student orientation and graduation activities.
Handle logistics for offsite teaching in executive education program.
Other activities supporting students and Program as needed.
High school diploma/GED, with minimum five years progressively responsible administrative/academic experience. (additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.)
JHU Equivalency Formula:
30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
Special Knowledge and Skill:
Must be proactive with the ability to manage high volume of work and multiple priorities.
Knowledge and understanding of academic programs and requirements, or ability to quickly learn.
Collegial with excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with a broad spectrum of internal and external high-level professionals including academic and administrative leadership; corporate leaders and personnel; vendors; faculty, students, and staff.
Excellent and professional oral and written communication skills with ability to draft reports, professional documents, and correspondence.
Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and ability to learn and work with various types of databases.
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