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School of Continuing and Professional Studies, Senior Program Director, Certificates

Charlottesville

School of Continuing and Professional Studies, Senior Program Director, Certificates

  • R0043065
  • Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
  • Faculty
  • The University of Virginia
The University of Virginia School of Continuing and Professional Studies (SCPS) seeks applications for an Assistant or Associate Professor to serve as Senior Program Director, Certificates. This position is tasked with management and growth of SCPS’ portfolio ofonline certificates. SCPS helps working adults finish their degrees and advance their careers ( Key Initiative #7 in Great and Good: The 2030 Plan ). The School offers online and in-person programs, bringing high-quality, accessible, and affordable education to all Virginians.This is a full-time, 12-month, tenure-ineligible position with benefits . Rank will be dependent on candidate qualifications.

The Senior Program Director, Certificates, provides academic, operational, and strategic leadership of SCPS’s certificate programs,ensuringthe programs thrive.The Senior Program Director also teaches a 1-1-1 teaching load and engages in scholarly activity.

The Senior Program Director, Certificates, is responsible for managing a thriving certificate program focused on Student impact, Enrollment, and financial health. They act as a SCPS Representative, and liaise with organizations, companies, and workforce and industry leaders. They successfully launch new certificate programsthat are in-demand by learnersandenhanceexisting certificates. They provide strategic leadership for SCPS certificate programs, staying relevant in workforce development and continuing education trends, in order to launch new relevant programs. They provide leadership for SCPS’s role in the UVA strategic plan to increase the number of working adults who earn certificates to advance their careers.The Senior Program Director, Certificates manages program coordinators, demonstratesstrong, values-driven leadership for faculty and staff that inspires and leads to high performance.They coordinate withteam andother School departments on faculty hiring and evaluation, course schedule, program approvals, program review and assessment, enrollment, and other related functions.

The Senior Program Director, Certificates, manages overall design, delivery, and quality of academic programs, leading to strong student outcomes. They overseeacademic advising and other student supports.Senior Program Director, Certificates developsprograms with clear value propositions and broad student demand. They also support Student Services and Enrollment Management to meet enrollment targets and help students successfully transition from admissions into programs.

Required Qualifications:
  • Terminal degree by the start date of the appointment
  • At least three years of relevant professional and academic experience
  • Demonstrated track record of growing thriving onlineeducationprograms as measured by student impact, enrollment, and financial health
  • Ability to develop long-range goals and objectives while simultaneously managing detailsacross multiple projects and tasks
  • Demonstrated fiscal management and budget planning skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively with School faculty and staff, as well as University colleagues and industry leaders, to drive successful outcomes
  • Awareness of, respect for, and adherence to University of Virginia and SCPS policies and procedures (e.g., accreditation requirements, SCPS internal requirements, University contractual requirements, etc.)
  • Demonstrated success managing complex projects using a broad range of functional skills
  • Must have the ability to work under deadlines, to adapt to changing priorities and needs
  • Software:Office 365.


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Demonstrated success launching successful certificate programs
  • Ability to utilize data and market trends to modify, expand, and/or retireprogramsbased on student demand
  • Software:Studentinformationsystem(SIS),customerrelationshipmanagement(CRM).


The anticipated start date for this position is Spring 2023.

The preferred location for this position is Charlottesville or Northern Virginia; remote workplace may be considered. If remote workplace is approved, regular trips to Charlottesville, Virginiamaybe required.

This position may require some travel, primarily day trips within the Commonwealth, but occasional overnight travel may be required.

TO APPLY:

Create an account and submit an application in Workday , search for R0043065. Upload all materials into the resume submission field, multiple documents can be submitted into this one field. Alternatively, merge all documents into one PDF for submission. Applications that do not contain all required documents will not receive full consideration. Internal applicants must apply through their UVA Workday profile by searching 'Find Jobs'.Attach the following:
  • Cover letter addressing why you are interested in this position, how your experience has prepared you, and demonstrated experience working on issues of diversity, equity and inclusion and/or working with diverse populations
  • Resume/CV
  • Academic transcript showing minimum qualifications are met
  • Statement of teaching philosophy and sample syllabi
  • Contact information for three references.


The selected candidate will be required to successfully pass a background check prior to their first date of employment.

For additional information about the position, please contact Stephen Levine, at sll7f@virginia.edu .

For questions about the application process, please contact Michele Jarman, Academic Recruiter, atemj2us@virginia.edu.

Learn More About the University of Virginia School of Continuing and Professional Studies (SCPS) here: https://www.scps.virginia.edu/ . The University of Virginia assists UVA faculty spouses and partners seeking employment in the Charlottesville area. To learn more about these services, please see http://provost.virginia.edu/dual-career .

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require traveling some distance to attend meetings, and programs.

COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines

Please visitthe UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpageprior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirementsandguidelines for employment at UVA.

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.

 

Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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