We seek a dynamic individual to coordinate the new Higher Education Leadership and Organizational Studies (HELOS) program and teach within the program.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
The Program Coordinator for the Doctoral Program in Higher Education Leadership and Organizational Studies (HELOS) will:
- In coordination with the Founding Director of HELOS, be responsible for the management and administration of the program, including planning, evaluation, budgeting, hiring, supervising and evaluating faculty and staff, and commitment to strategies of professional development.
- Maintain an annual teaching load of up to 18 credits through the university at the graduate level. (This reflects release time of 6 credits, allowing the Coordinator to perform all necessary administrative duties).
- Participate in departmental and institutional meetings, committees, and functions as necessary and appropriate.
- In collaboration with the Founding Director of HELOS , oversee the HELOS program, scheduled to begin with its first cohort in Fall 2019.
- In collaboration with the Founding Director of HELOS ,develop and implement an academic advising plan for all HELOS program students.
- Advise and mentor HELOS program students in academic and professional issues.
- Work closely with the Center of Online Learning instructional design and emerging technology staff to ensure that all HELOS program courses are designed and delivered in an effective and cutting edge manner.
- Lead and manage all aspects of the annual immersion weekend experiences.
- In collaboration with Founding Director of HELOS, interview all program applicants.
- In collaboration with Founding Director of HELOS, make final decisions about student admittance into HELOS program.
- Prepare all HELOS student documentation including the program guide, communities of practice leadership and research guide, annual schedule, and other materials to be determined.
- Participate in the admissions process, which may include Open Houses, webinars, orientation, communicating with prospective and/or accepted students, and interviewing students as requested.
- Work collaboratively with the Founding Director of HELOS and other HELOS faculty and staff for program assessment and student learning outcomes.
- Lead the development of the assessment plan for the OTD program.
- Work collaboratively with the Founding Director of HELOS to ensure program meets standards consistent with University requirements; gather outcome data for inclusion in appropriate annual reports.
- Engage in a process of formative and summative course evaluation to enhance the student learning experience.
- Engage in appropriate and relevant professional development.
- Maintain an active presence on the campus as appropriate and requested.
- Participate in program and curriculum development.
- Attend faculty and other University meetings.
- Attend all major University events (e.g. Commencement, Convocation).
- Identify student learning needs; propose solutions to address needs.
- Adhere to HIPAA and FERPA privacy standards.
- Attend trainings as required.
- Hire and orient new adjunct and full-time faculty for each academic year.
- Review and update all assessment plans for the HELOS program.
- Review all course evaluation and other available outcome data (e.g. student satisfaction surveys, portfolios, employer or internship feedback) and incorporate findings into assessment plans in collaboration with HELOS Founding Director.
- Oversee orientation for incoming HELOS program students.
- Perform any other job related functions as assigned by the University.
- An earned terminal degree in higher education or related area is required (Ed.D or Ph.D).
- At least ten years of mid- and/or senior level experience in higher education administration.
- Experience working within higher education professional associations and networks.
- An appetite and enthusiasm for innovation and adaptive leadership practice.
- Knowledge about higher education practice trends and best practices.
- Administrative experience including, but not limited to, program planning and implementation, personnel management, evaluation and budgeting.
- Experienced and effective presenter and communicator.
- Strong organization and multi-tasking skills and abilities.
- A willingness and ability to work within a ‘just do it’ kind of culture.
- Possess strong organizational and leadership skills.
- A commitment to principles of diversity, respect and inclusion; demonstrated ability to build working relationships with people having a wide variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences different from ones’ own.
- Ability to adhere to University policies and procedures.
- Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with faculty, students, staff, and administration.
- Experienced and effective as mentor and advisor.
- Basic exposure to and appreciation for teaching in an online format.
- Valid U.S. driver’s license.
- Successful completion of the driver safety course and pass annual driving record check at time of hire and annually thereafter.
- Ability to use the University’s resources, notably technology, to promote effective teaching and learning.
- An ability to be passionate about Bay Path University’s history, mission and hallmark strengths.
Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
Bay Path University is a diverse community devoted to proactively nurturing a campus-wide culture that promotes and ensures respect, inclusion and safety for all members regardless of race, color, national origin, age, gender, religion, sexual orientation and gender identity, socio-economic background, or physical ability. We are one University that opens our hearts and minds to conversations, to learning and to creating a community that is welcoming of all. Regardless of position, it is expected that each employee will embrace this commitment and demonstrate an attitude of respect toward and acceptance of all members of our community.
Bay Path University is a smoke- and tobacco-free community.
All offers of employment are contingent on satisfactory background checking.
Applicants for this position should attach a cover letter resume / curriculum vitae, the contact information for four (4) professional, work related references and any other relevant information pertaining to this position and your candidacy. Please apply online. Faxes and emails will not be accepted.
Bay Path University is dedicated to building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty committed to teaching and learning in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, women and all underrepresented backgrounds. An Equal Opportunity Employer, Bay Path University is committed to fostering diversity in its student body, faculty, and staff.