The Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington (SPH-B) invites applications for the position of Program Management Leader (Director of Degree Administration). We seek individuals who will contribute strategic perspectives and leadership in overseeing the school's degree administration office area. The degree administration team ensures compliance with University guidelines with each team member working independently and cooperatively to achieve university and school goals.
Located on the flagship campus of the Indiana University system, SPH-B has more than 2138 enrolled undergraduate and 380 graduate students, 200 faculty, and 78 staff in five departments (Applied Health Science, Environmental and Occupational Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Health & Wellness Design, and Kinesiology). We are in a period of profound growth, as we have hired more than 30 new tenure-track faculty in the last three years. Indiana University is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU). The city of Bloomington offers the feel of a college town with the amenities of a large city. From off-Broadway plays and musicals and the LOTUS World Festival of Music to quick access to 250,000 acres of public recreation lands and a reasonable cost of living, Bloomington offers much to all. As SPH-B continues its rapid research expansion, there has not been a more exciting time to join the school.
Provides highest level of operational leadership and coordination of assigned staff members to define program methodologies and standards. Provides direction and guidance on high priority program operations/projects/initiatives.
Establishes short-term business plans and long-term operational objectives, including managing program timelines/deliverables and developing resource plans for multi-project/multiphase program initiatives.
Conducts a variety of personnel actions to include, but not limited to hiring, promotion, performance management, and dismissal.
Manages high level assignments and allocation of resources, including negotiating and coordinating initiatives that involve staff in other departments/areas/teams. May coordinate large-scale programs with a wide audiences in support of academic initiatives.
Makes budgetary recommendations/proposals based on resource needs and ensures cost containment.
Researches and stays up-to-date on new industry program standards, subject matter experts, best practices, and strategic marketing. Responsible for the implementation of new protocols/procedures to address business needs.
Works collaboratively with other unit leaders, volunteers, students and/or faculty experts across departments in recommending standards, best practices, and related policies/procedures.
Prepares management reports and summaries for senior administration, executive, steering and advisory committees. Acts as advisor to executive committees. Serves on various university committees, communities of practice, and task forces related to program development, educational initiatives and institutional priorities.
Other department responsibilities:
Directs the School's administration of degrees, including policy and procedure development and implementation, and tactical implementation of new technologies, services, projects, and systems.
Advises faculty during program proposal process; composes and publishes the School academic bulletin, annually disclosing all SPH degrees, requirements, policies, and procedures.
Programs computerized degree auditing system.
Certifies undergraduate students into SPH programs.
Determines appropriateness of degree requirement exceptions.
Manages academic Dean's List honors.
Enforces undergraduate academic probation and dismissal policies, and readmits eligible applicants.
Supervises recorders as they usher students from admission through degree certification.
Supervises the assistant director's management of SPH distance education registrations, and student academic data production.
Bachelor's degree in a related field.
Four years of relevant experience.
One year of management experience.
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered.
Proficient communication skills.
Maintains a high degree of professionalism.
Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills.
Excellent organizational skills.
Excellent collaboration and team building skills.
Effectively coaches and delivers constructive feedback.
Instills commitment to organizational goals.
Effective conflict management skills.
Demonstrates a high commitment to quality.
Demonstrates excellent judgment and decision making skills.
Builds and manages effective teams.
Working Conditions / Demands
This role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.
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