Associate Vice President for Professional Studies and Business Development
Company: Georgian Court University
Posted on: January 25, 2019
About Georgian Court University: Founded in 1908 and sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, Georgian Court University is a leading regional university that provides a transformative education, preparing students for ethical leadership and service in the Catholic Mercy tradition. GCU's strong liberal arts core and its special concern for women create an environment that supports diversity and academic excellence. Anchored by the Mercy core values of respect, integrity, compassion, service, and justice, Georgian Court serves nearly 2,500 students of all faiths and backgrounds in upward of 30 undergraduate and 10 graduate programs. The university, which was founded over a century ago as a women's college, became a fully coeducational university in 2013. Women and men attend classes on the GCU main campus in Lakewood, N.J., on the picturesque former George Jay Gould estate, which is also a National Historic Landmark. Courses are also taught online and at several other locations in New Jersey. Job Description: Area: Lifelong Learning through non-degree training courses, programs, certificates, institutes, conferences and other opportunistic programs Under the general direction of the executive officer of the University the AVP organizes, plans, and directs a complex non-degree enterprise in professional studies and business development. Policies, practices and actions developed will normally affect University-wide programs. The AVP also participates and provides guidance in the development of University and/or school policies that involve non-degree programs. Education: Graduation from an accredited college with a bachelor's degree supplemented by a Master's degree in a field related to the area of assignment or equivalence as determined by the appointing authority. Experience: five years of significant management and/ or administration experience in non-degree professional and continuing studies course and program development, online learning, curriculum design, custom training and adult education at an institution of higher education. Experience working with state and federal agencies in workforce development. Duties: * Oversees a broad range of fiscal and program responsibilities for non-degree continuing and related external programs in Professional Studies and Business Development * Generates new revenue channels * Provides leadership for the development and implementation of new programs of study and ensures the coordination and implementation of program components including eCommerce solutions, blended learning, online, self-study, and on demand learning platforms * Plans, markets and implements University's programs in professional studies, developing overall programs and overseeing development of content, budgets, and marketing strategies * Develops funding proposals, solicits grant information, and provides leadership and guidance in partnering with businesses, community, professional associations, and state and governmental agencies in workforce development * Works with business and industry to assess needs and develop customized training to create a sustainable learn-work ecosystem * Oversees curriculum design, development and implementation of non-degree courses, and programs in collaboration with the University's instructional design and assessment units. This includes stackable certificates, gamification, micro-credentials, professional certificates and issuing CEUs/ PDUs (Continuing Education Units -CEUs and Professional Development Units- PDUs) * In coordination with academic deans and provost develop a strategy to bridge non-credit content to credit courses. * Hires and oversees the management of outside content providers, subject matter experts, instructors and instructional designers. * Negotiates vendor contracts * Collaborates with the academic deans and schools within the University's credit bearing programs to identify new continuing education courses and programs through the conversion of credit learning modules into non-degree stackable courses and certificates * Provides fiscal oversight and evaluation, develops strategic and operating plans, and reports progress and results to management * Oversees a comprehensive marketing and public information program * Manages staff of the Professional Studies and Business Development office * Represents Professional Studies within the University community and externally * Performs related duties as assigned Requirements: * Master's degree in a related field and higher education and/or business experience preferred. * Experience with developing and implementing successful credit, non-credit, and certificate programs in areas such as workforce/career development, professional development, adult education, remediation, intellectual and developmental disabilities, and community-based activities. * Experience in creating partnerships with College academic departments and other areas across campus, and strengthening community outreach and collaboration * Knowledge and skill in the use of integrated software systems and Microsoft applications * Superb oral and written communication skills with an entrepreneurial spirit Application Instructions: Applicants interested in applying MUST submit the following documents via online: * Resume/CV * Cover Letter * Contact information for three professional references Returning Applicants - Login to your Georgian Court Careers Account to review your completed application. As you are submitting your application via this online process, please assure you provide an accurate email address. You will receive an acknowledgment indicating your application materials have been received. If you do not receive the email to your inbox, please check your spam folder. If it is not in your spam folder, please go to Returning Applicants Login, click on the Help Desk link and click on New Ticket for assistance. PLEASE DO NOT CALL OR SEND AN EMAIL MESSAGE TO THE HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE REGARDING THE STATUS OF YOUR APPLICATION.SDL2017
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