Job Positions

Program Director - Student Affairs

Categories: Mid Atlantic Region 2

Department:

Materials Sciences and Engineering

Institution:

University of Maryland

Date Posted:

07/14/2017

Close Date:

Open Until Filled
 

Position Description

The Program Director of Student Affairs for Materials Science & Engineering will provide academic advising for all incoming students; developing 4-year plans of study, administration of the entire Nano minor program, and have supervisory duties for Department Communications Coordinator and a future part-time advisor.The Program Director will provide (in collaboration with the Chair and the Department’s Academic Program Directors), strategic direction and develop long range plans for the academic programs and devise initiatives to increase visibility and expansion. The incumbent acts as the liaison between the students and the graduate school to ensure graduation requirements are met and students are properly cleared for graduation. This position will continue to provide complete oversight of all graduate and undergraduate student issues, including outreach, admissions, advising, retention, and graduation.The incumbent shall handle all graduate and undergraduate student issues, including outreach, admissions, advising, retention, and graduation. It includes working with the scheduling office, graduate school, student affairs office of the College of Engineering, fellowship office and IES. Academic accreditation content and files are collected and maintained by this position. A great deal of time is spent on recruiting undergraduate and graduate students that are highly talented and diverse. Recruiting students occurs through Visit Maryland Day, Academically Talented Days, Department specific open houses for both undergraduate and graduate students as well as high school student visits and tours. The incumbent acts as the liaison between the students and the graduate school to ensure graduation requirements are met and students are properly cleared for graduation.The incumbent will be teaching a required course for freshman and transfer students (ENMA 180).

Duties

1.Provide academic advising for all incoming students including developing 4-year plans of study

2.Administration of the entire Nano minor program.

3.Supervisory duties for Department Communications Coordinator and a future part-time advisor.

4.Develop (in collaboration with the Chair and the Department’s Academic Program Directors), strategic direction and develop long range plans for the academic programs and devise initiatives to increase visibility and expansion.

5.Act as the liaison between the students and the graduate school to ensure graduation requirements are met and students are properly cleared for graduation.

6.Provide complete oversight of all graduate and undergraduate student issues, including outreach, admissions, advising, retention, and graduation.

7.Handle all graduate and undergraduate student issues, including outreach, admissions, advising, retention, and graduation.

8.Work with the scheduling office, graduate school, student affairs office of the College of Engineering, fellowship office and IES.

9.Collect and maintain academic accreditation content and files

10.Teach a required one credit course for freshman and transfer students (ENMA 180).

11.Some travel may be required for student recruitment as well as, some evening and weekend work required.

Must be able to travel up to 10% of the time.

Application Process

Applicants must apply through the University of Maryland Human Resources JOBS website (https://ejobs.umd.edu/)

Institution Information

University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, www.umd.edu

Additional Information

$69,100 annually commensurate with experience.

Contact Information

3014055221

Qualifications:

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in a related and at least seven years of work experience in a student service oriented environment, preferably in a higher education. 

At least seven years of administrative experience working with diverse student populations is required.

Knowledge of University environment and student admissions process is highly recommended.

Software proficiency in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Masters degree