Program Director, Student Affairs

Location
College Park, Maryland
Salary
Salary commensurate with experience.
Posted
Jun 28, 2017
Closes
Aug 02, 2017
Ref
Position# 108400
Function
Other
Hours
Full Time

University of Maryland College Park – 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 supervisory duties.

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 deals with all graduate and undergraduate student issues, including outreach, admissions, advising, retention, recruitment 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.  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).

QUALIFICATIONS: Successful applicants shall have a Bachelor’s degree or master’s preferred; At least seven years of work experience in a student service oriented environment, preferably in a higher education.

Knowledge of University environment and student admissions process is highly recommended.  At least seven years of administrative experience working with diverse student populations is required.  Software proficiency in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

To APPLY:  A cover letter, resume, and names of three professional references should be submitted electronically to:  http://ejobs.umd.edu under position number 108400.  Salary is commensurate with experience. For best consideration, applications should be received by 10 July 2017, but applications will continue to be considered after this date until the position is filled.  

POINT of CONTACT: Questions about the position can be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee: Michael McNicholas, Director of Administrative Services for Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering and Materials Science & Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, College Park, MD 20742, Email: mmcnich@umd.edu.

The University of Maryland, College Park, actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information, or political affiliation. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.