The PACE Assistant Director will assist the PACE Director in leading campus efforts to deliver fee-based programs throughout the year including summer courses (degree and non-degree, stand-alone and program-related), executive programs, developmental and preparatory programs, programs for special student cohorts (i.e., High School Pre-College program, international students, transfer students, first generation students), and certificate programs.
Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience. Five years of experience in higher education, preferably in program development in a revenue-based setting with progressively higher management responsibility. Broad knowledge of the higher education environment and policies and strategies to deliver educational programs to diverse audiences including youth programs. Experience handling, prioritizing and executing multiple projects providing first-rate outcomes while maintaining a high level of customer service, professionalism and team morale. Demonstrated effectiveness in working across organizational boundaries, and in engaging academic units in innovative approaches to program expansion. Experience in recruiting and networking with relevant professional organizations/colleagues. Evidence of creativity and problem-solving in a complex environment. Familiarity with financial aid, admissions, and the use of social media, web design, and Customer Relations Management (CRM) systems. Experience in research, proposal writing, and designing of new programs. Ability to work with a team in lead generation and cultivation, and prioritize tasks and projects. Experience with event/scheduling. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Excellent organizational and analytical skills. Ability to communicate effectively with others.
Master's Degree. Experience in writing and managing grants.
Internal Number: 15832
About Oakland University
As a state-supported institution of higher education, Oakland University has a three-fold mission. It offers instructional programs of high quality that lead to degrees at the baccalaureate, master?s and doctoral levels, as well as programs in continuing education; it advances knowledge and promotes the arts through research, scholarship, and creative activity; and it renders significant public service. In all its activities, the university strives to exemplify educational leadership in a diverse and inclusive environment.