Director of UM Summer, Office of the Provost (2182-254)
Company: University of Montana
Posted on: February 13, 2019
The University of Montana invites applications for the Director of UM Summer. We encourage applications from individuals with diverse perspectives and backgrounds. The Director of UM Summer is responsible for oversight, direction, and development of all summer programs at UM. The objectives of this position are to raise UM's visibility and enhance summer programs that support the success of pre-collegiate, college-level, and non-degree seeking students, as well as to generate additional revenue for the University. The Director of UM Summer reports to the Vice Provost for Academic Affairs within the Office of the Provost. As the Director you will oversee all facets of summer programming at UM and will provide innovative and effective leadership on the development of a broad spectrum of objectives for UM's summer programs. You will manage all human and financial resources designated to summer programs, ensuring effective allocation of resources and achievement of goals for growing UM's summer programs. You will lead wide-ranging strategic planning efforts to develop short, mid, and long-term goals for developing a variety of summer programs aimed at diverse student audiences. As the Director you will be a highly visible campus actor, who will utilize a well-developed set of interpersonal communication skills to encourage collaboration and innovation in the development and administration of summer programs at UM. In order to meet the expectations of this position, the following duties and responsibilities will be assigned: * Lead development of a range of distinctive summer programs at UM geared toward student success and market demand * Develop and implement strategies to increase summer enrollment, scale for growth, financial profitability, and the utilization of campus facilities to the fullest extent possible * Develop and direct a marketing and recruitment plan for summer programs * Ensure that UM Summer Programs consistently generates measurable results, and that these results are regularly and effectively communicated to the campus community * Oversee budget and personnel operations for Summer Programs * Ensure the timely provision of relevant and accurate data for the use in a variety of strategic planning and decision-making exercises necessary to provide sound operational leadership * Ensure financial aid and other support services are in place for summer students of all types * Determine summer course offerings in collaboration with UM's schools and colleges * Manage the summer school schedule in collaboration with the Registrar * Ensure that students and others seeking information about summer school receive assistance in a timely manner * Perform other duties as assigned The University of Montana is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of qualified people who would assist the University in demonstrating its priorities for action to Place Student Success at the Center of All We Do; Drive Excellence and Innovation in Teaching, Learning, and Research; Embody the principle of "Mission First, People Always"; Partner with Place; and Proudly tell the UM story. Position Details * Position is full-time, 1.0 FTE, MUS Contract and includes a comprehensive and competitive benefits package including Insurance package, mandatory retirement plan, partial tuition waiver, and wellness program. Required Skills * Working knowledge of current best practices in leading and developing a variety of summer programs targeting diverse student audiences * Working knowledge of higher education administration, organization, and budgets * Knowledge of trends and best practices in pre-collegiate, college-level, and continuing education summer programs * Ability to clearly articulate plans, policies, and intricately detailed strategies with clarity and precision * Highly developed communication skills (including verbal, written, and interpersonal skills) * Demonstrated ability to work in a highly collaborative environment, fostering and developing working relationships with a wide variety of stakeholders throughout the academic community * Experience developing effective promotional campaigns * Ability to maintain strict confidentiality when frequently dealing with sensitive or proprietary information * A steadfast commitment to diversity, maintaining an inclusive institutional environment, and a demonstrated ability to work closely and constructively with a wide variety of constituents * Thorough knowledge of the daily operations of summer programming in a higher education setting * An understanding of University priorities surrounding student success and experiential learning Required Experience * Minimumally a bachelor's degree in a related field and at least four (4) years of experience in higher education or a related field; or any combination of education and experience that provides the necessary competencies to adequately discharge the duties assigned to the position. About UM The University of Montana is a unit of the Montana University System with more than 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students and 500+ full-time faculty members. It is located in Missoula, a culturally vibrant community of about 70,000, surrounded by mountain grandeur which was recently ranked in the "top 20 best college towns with a population of less than 250,000" by the American Institute for Economic Research and ranked 9th in Outside Magazine's "The 16 Greatest Places to Live in America" in 2014. Many national publications recognize Missoula for its high quality of life. Abundant recreational opportunities in surrounding state and national forests and nearby Glacier National Park and Yellowstone National Park complement a thriving intellectual atmosphere. To learn more about the University of Montana, Missoula, and the State of Montana, please visit the links below. * University of Montana * University Highlights * City of Missoula * Destination Missoula * Video: There's This Place * Missoula Area Chamber of Commerce * State of Montana * Visit Montana Criminal Background Investigation is required prior to Offer of Employment. In accordance with University policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. ADA/EOE/AA/Veteran's Preference. Reasonable accommodations are provided in the hiring process for persons with disabilities. For example, this material is available in alternative format upon request. As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, we encourage applications from minorities, veterans, and women. Qualified candidates may request veterans' or disabilities preference in accordance with state law. References *References not listed on the application materials may be contacted; notice may be provided to the applicant. Testing Individual hiring departments at UM may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions. Employment Eligibility. All New Employees must be eligible and show employment eligibility verification by the first date of employment at UM, as legally required (e.g., Form I-9). How to ApplyPriority Application Date: Sunday, March 3, 2019 Applications received by this date will be guaranteed consideration. Application review will begin on March 4th and continue until the position is filled. Please submit the following application materials via "New Resume/CV" button below. * Please note: only five (5) attachments are allowed per application. Please combine documents accordingly. * Letter of Interest ? addressing the stated required skills for the position * Detailed resume listing education and describing work experience * Three (3) professional references - Names and contact informationSDL2017
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