Director - Fort Leavenworth Campus Webster University
Position Number: S0839
Job Description Summary: The campus director serves as the senior administrative officer for the Fort Leavenworth campus and is charged with student recruiting, enrollment, and customer satisfaction. The director provides liaison with local military commands and implements programs and policies for the purpose of meeting the overall goals and objectives of the University. The director reports to the Senior Director Military Campus Operations.
Minimum Qualifications Knowledge of modern principles, methods, and techniques of higher education administration and program planning. Ability to express oneself clearly and effectively in oral and written form. Ability in the area of communication and interpersonal skills. Supervisory skills. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with military commands, community organizations, and the general public. Strong persuasive and presentation skills required. A Masters Degree is required for this position.
Preferred Qualifications At least 15 years of post-degree experience. Military service and higher education administrative experience. Previous experience in graduate student recruitment and enrollment. Experience in administering both on ground and online academic programs.
Essential Duties Primary responsibility is recruitment, enrollment, and student satisfaction for all modalitieson ground, synchronous online, and asynchronous online. Provides guidance to students regarding services, programs, policies, procedures, and other University related issues. Directs and coordinates programs, projects, and activities at campus. Develops and maintains effective relationships with military commands and other organizations, both public and private, and sees that the position of the university is enhanced in accordance with the policies and objectives of the university. Works with local and other organizations as necessary to plan, evaluate, recommend policies, procedures, and action to achieve university goals. Plans, coordinates, and conducts student recruitment and public relations programs to to increase student enrollments and enhance university brand awareness. Conducts regular formal and informal performance reviews to evaluate and counsel employees and clearly define university and campus vision, values, goals, objectives and duties. Develops, recommends, and operates within an annual budget. Ensures that all funds, physical assets, and other property of the University are appropriately safeguarded and administered. Ensures that supervisor is kept fully informed on the conditions and operations of the Fort Leavenworth campus. Interviews and recommends prospective faculty for hire and orients new faculty of University policy and processes. Prepares and submits reports as necessary to carry out functions of the extended campus including those required to stay in state and federal compliance.
Webster University is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to maintaining a culturally and academically diverse faculty and staff of the highest caliber. Accordingly, Webster University provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, ethnicity, age, protected veteran or disabled status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
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With its home campus in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, Webster University comprises an action-oriented global network of faculty, staff, students and alumni who forge powerful bonds with each other and with their communities around the globe. Founded in 1915, Webster is a private non-profit university with students studying at campus locations in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa and in a robust learning environment online. The university is committed to ensuring high-quality learning experiences that transform students for global citizenship and individual excellence.