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9 Juin 2016

Temps-plein Director, Program Management

Kursallesjob | Recruitment – Publié par diego260189 Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Description de l'emploi

Founded in 1802, Saint Mary’s University is one of Canada’s oldest and leading institutions of higher learning and has evolved into a vibrant and engaged community of students, faculty, staff, and alumni from more than 100 countries around the world. Saint Mary’s University is home to one of Canada’s leading business schools, a science Faculty widely known for its cutting-edge research, a comprehensive and innovative Arts Faculty and a vibrant Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research.
Under the direction of the Dean of the Sobey School of Business, and in consultation with the Academic Leadership of the graduate programs and other members of the senior management team, the Director, Graduate Program Management is responsible for the budgeting and financial administration, information systems, relationship management, program strategy development and enrolment management for the suite of graduate programs offered by the Sobey School of Business.

Duties as the Director, Graduate Program Management include, but are not limited to:

Supervising, assigning tasks and/or delegates responsibility for a complement of six fulltime staff.
Resolving employee concerns either directly or through established grievance/complaint procedures.
Initiating disciplinary action, recommending and justifying discharge where warranted.
Establishing and overseeing departmental employee development programs based on individual needs assessment in context of the jobs.
Meeting weekly with team to discuss on-going projects and status of work.
Collaborating with the Program Coordinators and Councils to develop strategies and short-term objectives for each program including collecting and analyzing feedback from stakeholders, benchmarking best practices and conducting market research on trends and competitive program innovations/changes.
Functioning as liaison to all members of the Faculty Executive, Communications Officer, Director of Strategy and Accreditation, FGSR, Registrar’s Office on graduate matters.
Developing and implementing marketing strategies (including sponsorships and advertisement) and resource materials for recruitment in collaboration with Program Coordinators, the Communications Officer, Manager Career Development and other members of the Sobey School of Business.
Evaluating the Programs by soliciting continuous feedback from students and other stakeholders.
Ensuring Program Coordinators and the Graduate Program Coordinators Committee have input into decisions that impact their programs including recruitment targets, budgets, student support services, admissions processes, etc.
Managing relationships and liaising with external groups, such as Graduate Management Admissions Council and support efforts of Development Officer, Alumni Relations Office and others to connect with donors and alumni.
Working with Executive Director Business Outreach to support connections with the business community.
Developing internal relationships with other Faculties and their graduate programs, Sobey School faculty and other Sobey School Staff, various academic departments, SMUSA and student associations, and non-academic departments such as Residence, Student Services, Enrolment Services, FGSR.
Establishing performance measurement framework to assess effectiveness of recruitment efforts and expenditures and implementing a strategic enrolment management process.
Determining, in consultation with relevant Deans, Financial Services and Program Coordinators, annual tuition and other fees structure and submits to the Dean for approval by Executive Management Group (EMG).
Developing budgets for Sobey School of Business graduate programs with input from the Program Coordinators to support the Dean in preparing for the University Budget Approval Process.
Providing approval for expenditures and purchasing by direct reports.
Tracking monthly expenses and revenue generation using Excel software; analyzing monthly budget statements and preparing periodic budget forecasts as requested by SMU Financial Services.
Ensuring that financial systems are monitored and risk management processes are adhered to.
Ensuring that up-to-date IT systems are used to the benefit of all internal and external stakeholders. Liaising with ITSS and other internal units to acquire necessary systems.
Ensuring the Academic Calendar and Course changes initiated by Program Councils move through the approval process and on to FGSR and other bodies in a timely fashion.
Recommending changes to data management systems and coordinating change implementation when necessary.

To be the successful Director, Graduate Program Management you will possess a Masters degree in Social Science, Administration, management or other related degree and hold a minimum of five (5) to seven (7) years’ of progressively more senior experience with demonstrated progressive leadership experience. Experience in post-secondary education preferred. You hold above average interpersonal skills, oral and written communication skills with strong attention to detail with strong organizational skills. Understanding of business education especially trends internationally; demonstrated supervisory experience; and proficiency in Microsoft Office software will round out your qualifications. Experience in a unionized environment will be considered an asset.

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Catégories d'offres : Direction et gestion. Job Types : Temps-plein. Mots-clefs emploi : Director et Management. Salaries : 60,000 - 80,000.

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